Attempted Camera purchase scam by an "Oceanographer" called Polly Wright

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Anonymous
Wheeler Heights, New South Wales, Australia
2017-08-08 02:55:53
Secret/Mystery Shopper Scam
Gumtree
+1 Attempted Camera purchase scam by an "Oceanographer" called Polly Wright   
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
Polly Wright
Email Address:
pollywright22@gmail.com
Telephone:
(China)18783058827
"Polly Wright" claimed to be an oceanographer and wanted to buy my advertised camera for her daughter as a graduation present in China. This person claimed to have made a transfer to my PayPal account but nothing arrived in my account. There was however, two emails purportedly from PayPal stating that funds would be transferred to my account once I lodged a despatch receipt. The problem for "Polly" is that PayPal don't work this way. I will copy over "Polly" last email below;


Follow Ups/Extra Information. Most recent is listed first.
Anonymous   () Added the following extra information on :2018-05-31 20:15:55
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
Khopp Moore
Email Address:
khoppm221@gmail.com
Obviously a scam, trying to buy a camera from me on Gumtree and contacted me via text message. But didn't bother changing the address.

Scam Email
Am glad to get back to you regarding the payment for your item and i believed you have got the confirmation of my Payment in your mail Box, or SPAM FOLDER MAIL as soon as you receive the payment confirmation MAIL i want you to get the item shipped via Australia post EMS Mail only starts with letter (E) and end with (AU) to the address below and send the tracking number to me. So you should be able to ship out the item today and email the Tracking Number to PayPal Department. This is the shipping address below : Name: Dan Kendrick Address: Dongfeng Nanlunanshili jujia 16 City: Beijing State: Beijing Zip code: 100016 Country: China

Anonymous   () Added the following extra information on :2018-03-14 19:43:40
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
gumtree Australia
Email Address:
xunchan87@gmail.com
Lai Theng Chan wanted to buy my Canon 70D with 2 lens set and send to China address with same wordings. i told him to give me AUS address and make payment first.

Scam Email
Wed, Mar 14, 2018 at 3:39 PM, Lai Theng Chan wrote: Payment Made Into Your PayPal account Has Promised !!! Hi , I just completed the transaction into your account and i expect PayPal to have emailed by now,check inbox or quickly check your junk folder, trust and move it to inbox , Am glad to get back to you regarding the payment for your item and i believed you have got the confirmation of my Payment in your mail Box, as soon as you receive the payment confirmation from PayPal i want you to get the item shipped via Australia Express Post only starts with letter (E) and end with (AU) to the address below and send the tracking number to me. So you should be able to ship out the item today and email the Tracking Number to PayPal Department. This is the shipping address below : Name: Dylan Williams Address: Dongfeng Nanlunanshili jujia 16 City:Beijing State:Beijing Postal Code:100016 Country:China Phone Number +86 15990814692 Also as i have said earlier that this item is a gift i want you to help me wrap it with a gift wrapper if possible and then write/specify on it "Happy Graduation Gift" I want you to get back to me when the item have been shipped Thanks

Anonymous   () Added the following extra information on :2018-03-13 00:46:55
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
Matthew Watson
Email Address:
mattwatson741@gmail.com
Tried to buy laptop off me from Gumtree. Not hard to miss his shit tactics. Obvious he is scammer. Words emails weird.Sent address same as others (Dongfeng Nanlunanshili jujia 16). And idiot who doesnt know how to scam. Watch out to troll.

Scam Email
I just completed the transaction into your account and i expect PayPal to have emailed by now,check inbox, or the Junk folder of your email address if you have been messaged yet, Am glad to get back to you regarding the payment for your item and i believed you have got the confirmation of my Payment in your mail Box, as soon as you receive the payment confirmation from PayPal i want you to get the item shipped via austpost International post express which the tracking number starts with letter (E) and end with (AU) to the address below and send the tracking number to me. So you should be able to ship out the item today and email the Tracking Number to PayPal Department. This is the shipping address below : Name:Damien Desmond Address:Dongfeng Nanlunanshili jujia 16 City:Beijing State:Beijing Postal Code:100016 Country:China Thanks and look forward to read from you soon.

Anonymous   () Added the following extra information on :2018-02-24 20:39:54
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
verano2williams@gmail.com
Email Address:
verano2williams@gmail.com
Scam Website:
Fax:
Dongfeng Nanlunanshili jujia 16
This loser "Vera Williams" "Verano Williams" "Dylan Williams" with address Dongfeng Nanlunanshili jujia 16, Beijing, China, 100016 tried to buy my laptop. They said they had transferred the money, and told me to check for a receipt from PayPal. Obviously this scammer isn't really sharp as their bogus email didn't even get past my servers spam filter as there was no PayPal email. Same deal as listed here, claiming their daughter was getting the laptop as a surprise gift (although they used Dylan Williams as the daughters name) for doing well at University. They wanted the laptop "gift wrapped with a note" and sent via Australian Express Post.

Scam Email
Just the usual Gmail source email.

Anonymous   () Added the following extra information on :2017-09-11 22:56:02
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
Vera Williams
Same person, same deal, same story except the scammer has now changed their name to Vera (Verano) Williams When trying to buy my laptop.

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