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Wheeler Heights, New South Wales, Australia
2017-08-08 02:55:53
Secret/Mystery Shopper Scam
+1 Attempted Camera purchase scam by an "Oceanographer" called Polly Wright   
Polly Wright
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"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;

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Anonymous   () Added the following extra information on :2017-09-11 22:56:02
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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