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Nerijus Maksvytis
Belfast, Belfast, United Kingdom
2017-10-23 07:09:40
Secret/Mystery Shopper Scam
paypal/moneygram transfers   
Eric Johnson
Email Address:
Country of Scam:
United Kingdom (GB)
i was selling TV and this guy called him self Eric Johnson contacted me:
Great! please consider it sold and take the ads down off gumtree,i am buying it for my cousin and i am ready to pay your full asking price, i have read through the advert and i'm totally satisfied with it and i will be glad if you can get back to me with some pics if available,sadly i won't be able to come for the inspection and pick up due to my disabilities,i loss my hearing and being on a wheelchair but I have a courier agent that will help me to pick it up at your preferred location.
Regarding the payment i can only pay via PayPal at the moment and I will be responsible for all the PayPal fee/charges on this transaction kindly get back to me with your PayPal email and the pick up location so that i can inform the courier agent about it now?
Awaiting your reply soon...
Hello again,
I am glad to inform you that i have made the payment! PayPal said that they have sent you a confirmation email so kindly check the inbox of your email...
I had a little problem with the courier agent they said that they can only come for pick up after they receive their pick up fee in their head office via moneygram,but but due to me being in a wheelchair i'm unable to get to a Money gram agent shop to send it. I added the £260 they charged for the pick up and £40 for the moneygram charges,you will receive the total sum of £800.
You'll send £260 to them via moneygram now and here is the details needed for the transfer below:
First name: AKINDELE
Last name: JACOBS
Address: Kano 23407
Country : Nigeria
Please let me know once you've sent the money so that i can make necessary arrangements.

Unfortunately i haven't received any money to the PayPall only this email:
9:51 AM (2 hours ago)

to me

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Eric Johnson sent you payment of £800.00 GBP through PayPal

Transaction ID: 72W56358RF799193C
Status : Pending 98% complete (AWAITING MONEYGRAM PAYMENT)



MoneyGram Charges £260
Total £800.00 GBP

Read Information On How To Complete Your Transaction

Terms and Conditions
The transaction is subjected as MERCHANDISE, so we reserve the right to make this transaction secure. The fund has been deducted from the buyer's account and it cannot be reversed due to the policy of this transaction. It will not be available in your PayPal account history until we process it due to our Merchandise Policy.

Hence, the £800.00 GBP will not be available until we can confirm that you made the MoneyGram payment successfully. Therefore, you need to send the sum of £260.00 GBP to the courier in cash through a MoneyGram outlet as requested. This measure is done to secure transactions, also to make PayPal a safer way for buying and selling.

Click Here to send all questions regarding this transaction to us and a representative will attend to you immediately.

What do I need to do?
Visit the nearest MoneyGram outlet at any Tesco store with cash and ask for the "Send Money" form, fill in the transfer form with your details as the Sender and the below details as the Receiver :

First name: AKINDELE
Last name: JACOBS
Address: Kano 23407
Country : Nigeria

Courier Details has been confirmed!

Please note that you are not allowed to do the MoneyGram transfer online as it is complicated and may cause problems.

Send the sum of £260.00 GBP (cash) to the details above. You will receive an 8 digits Transfer Reference Number after paying the money at the MoneyGram outlet.
Kindly send the below information to us as soon as you have completed the MoneyGram transfer so that we can credit your account instantly:

MoneyGram Transfer Reference Number
Sender's Name and Address (Your Details)
Test question and Answer (If Applicable)
Total Amount Sent (Excluding MoneyGram Transfer Fees)

Click Here to send the above information to us for verification and you will receive a confirmation email from us as soon as we receive the requested information from you.

Click Here to send all questions regarding this transaction to us.
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Lucky enough i have realised that is scam and havent done any of payments
Be careful ppl
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