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Somewhere in Australia
2016-11-28 16:12:29
Classified Ads Scam
+4 Advertised my car for sale   
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Country of Scam:
Australia (AU)
Received this message after advertising my car for sale.

is your item still up?what is ur price?pls mail on(

When I replied this was the response.

Thanks for getting back,i'm cool with the price likewise the condition as described on the advert,i work with New Zealand Oil and Gas (NZOG) and we are presently offshore in New Zealand Taranaki Basin on kupe project.We do not have access to phone at the moment and that's why I contacted you with internet messaging facility.Regarding the payment,i will be paying you through PayPal linked up with my westpac bank account,please get back to me with your paypal details so i can process the payment,you can alternatively send your bsb acct name and number if you have no PayPal acct.I have also contacted my courier who will come for pick up and deliver it to my place in Darwin after the whole fund has been cleared into your acct.
Await your reply
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Anonymous   () Added the following extra information on :2017-08-04 09:59:50
King Justin Mark
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I received a message also from this terrible scam artist. I knew instantly it was a scam.

Scam Email
I really appreciate your response to my text message, i am presently working on the sea as a marine engineer which enable me not make a call that is the reason i try to send a text message to you via the sms web.i am satisfied with your ad as it was listed on the site and am ready to buy for my Son,i will not be able to come take a look due to my work. I will have the shipper to come pick it up from you and delivered to my son after i have made the payment to your account.i will make the payment to you via paypal and i hope you have a paypal account or you give me your sort code and account number so that you can be able to received the payment, If you are not a paypal user i can also make the transfer straight into your bank account by giving me your sort code and account number or you can set up a paypal with your bank account you will just go on and attached your bank account to your email using paypal so that you can be able to get the money on your bank account .After the payment has been cleared,i will have my shipper to pick it up to deliver to my son.I will be waiting to have the necessary details to make the payment to you. Your paypal email or your sort code and account number.. Price Amount... Account Name... Phone Number.... Hope to have a reply back from you Your Regard

Anonymous   () Added the following extra information on :2017-01-06 01:38:10
Justin Mark King
Email Address:
Advertised my car for sale on gumtree and was contacted requesting that i email him at

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He provided me with his WA HR License and emailed the following; I would have love to come see it in person but due to the nature of my agent will come for the inspection and also do the signing of the paper work and all the necessary papers needed to be signed.get back to me with your payment details so that i can proceed with the payment asap as i will like it delivered to my place before my arrival. below is my driver license scan copy should in case you need my info

Mary   (Melbourne, Victoria, Australia) Added the following extra information on :2017-01-03 06:33:25
mary de salle
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I was also just scammed when I advertised my car on earlier today

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Anonymous   () Added the following extra information on :2016-12-19 23:50:38
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This guy replied to my add regarding my car for sale. His email context was the same as posted by colleen on the 28/11/16 so definitely knew this was a scam

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