Scam Tip Report #85683 - phone call about my caravan for sale in TRADING POST clasifides


Scam ReporterScam Tips Received
Anonymous
Alexandria, New South Wales, Australia
2017-02-25 15:25:14
Classified Ads Scam
Other Classifieds Site
+5 phone call about my caravan for sale in TRADING POST clasifides 
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
Grey A Faalavaau
Email Address:
faxie48@outlook.com
Country of Scam:
Australia (AU)
rang my mobile about my ad in ( trading post) selling caravan,left his email address, I emailed him got a story he wanted it but he was in a mine out of darwin NT, he would pay the money into my account and get his courier to pick up the van, after emails back & forth, the penny started to drop I am 85 years of age,then I got the last email from him saying the courier would cost $1,249 and had to be paid to china in a moneygram transfer, could I help, so i emailed back telling him he was a scammer.
Follow Ups/Extra Information. Most recent is listed first.
Anonymous   () Added the following extra information on :2018-11-11 13:41:11
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
nyceta67@gmail.com
Email Address:
nyceta67@gmail.com
Still sms text scam re trading post items. Wants to email to this address to discuss item for sale. BIG RED FLAG TO ANYONE!

Anonymous   () Added the following extra information on :2018-04-16 13:34:15
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
Richard Bowie
Email Address:
nicelove45@mail.com
Same email, you think they would get more creative by now!:
Thanks for getting back, i'm cool with the price likewise the condition as described on the advert, I work on a remote mine site in Darwin NT and the reception is terrible. We do not have access to phone at the moment, which is why i contacted you with internet messaging facility.
Regarding the payment,i will be paying you through PayPal linked up with my ANZ bank account, please get back to me with your paypal details so i can process the payment. You can alternatively send your BSB and Account number you can receive a direct deposit into your bank account from Instant PayPal Bank Wire Transfer.
I have also contacted my private courier service who will come for pick up and deliver it to my place in NT after the whole fund has been cleared into your bank account.
Thanks Await your response asap. Richard Bowie

Anonymous   () Added the following extra information on :2018-03-19 18:47:23
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
nyceta67@gmail.com
Email Address:
nyceta67@gmail.com
Hi Guys This guy is still going around. Got the same email today about my van.
Thanks for getting back, i'm cool with the price likewise the condition as described on the advert, I work on a remote mine site in Darwin NT and the reception is terrible. We do not have access to phone at the moment, which is why i contacted you with internet messaging facility.
Regarding the payment,i will be paying you through PayPal linked up with my ANZ bank account, please get back to me with your paypal details so i can process the payment. You can alternatively send your BSB and Account number you can receive a direct deposit into your bank account from Instant PayPal Bank Wire Transfer.
I have also contacted my private courier service who will come for pick up and deliver it to my place in NT after the whole fund has been cleared into your bank account..With the issue of my details,transferring the name of ownership and signing of all paperwork will be done by the pick up courier so you don't have to worry about that.
Thanks Await your response asap. Richard Bowie
Wish they could stop this lot

Annoyed   (Townsville, Queensland, Australia) Added the following extra information on :2017-10-13 18:57:09
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
nyceta67@gmail.com
Email Address:
nyceta67@gmail.com
Same email as above regarding purchasing an engine. Almost word for word Subject: Re: 1HZ ENGINE

Scam Email
Thanks for getting back, i'm cool with the price likewise the condition as described on the advert, I work on a remote mine site in Darwin NT and the reception is terrible. We do not have access to phone at the moment, which is why i contacted you with internet messaging facility. Regarding the payment,i will be paying you through PayPal linked up with my ANZ bank account, please get back to me with your paypal details so i can process the payment. You can alternatively send your BSB and Account number you can receive a direct deposit into your bank account from Instant PayPal Bank Wire Transfer. I have also contacted my private courier service who will come for pick up and deliver it to my place in NT after the whole fund has been cleared into your bank account. Thanks Await your response asap. Sonia Ann

Cary Struckel   (Thornlands, Queensland, Australia) Added the following extra information on :2017-04-11 14:23:56
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
Tiana Morgan
Email Address:
nyceta67@gmail.com
my parents trying to sell their tractor on Trading Post Australia was contacted by a Tiana Morgan who saying she had no phone service and was on a remote mine out of Darwin and wanted the tractor. This kind of communication is an instant red flag.

Scam Email
hanks for getting back, i'm cool with the price likewise the condition as described on the advert, I work on a remote mine site, Energy Resources of Australia Ltd Darwin NT and the reception is terrible. We do not have access to phone at the moment, which is why i contacted you with internet messaging facility. Regarding the payment,i will be paying you through PayPal linked up with my ANZ bank account, please get back to me with your paypal details so i can process the payment. You can alternatively send your BSB and Account number you can receive a direct deposit into your bank account from Instant PayPal Bank Wire Transfer. I have also contacted my private courier service who will come for pick up and deliver it to my place in NT after the whole fund has been cleared into your bank account..With the issue of my details,transferring the name of ownership and signing of all paperwork will be done by the pick up courier so you don't have to worry about that. Thanks Await your reply


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