Scam Tip Report #92640 - Gumtree Scam - - In NZ

Scam ReporterScam Tips Received
Reservoir, Victoria, Australia
2018-09-04 22:57:52
Auction/eBay Scam
+1 Gumtree Scam - - In NZ   
Ashly Johnson
Email Address:
Country of Scam:
Australia (AU)
Posted an item for sale on to which the scammer replied asking for our private email. Once the email was sent confirming our private email address, they responded with the below:

Thanks a lot for the email. I work with Flagship Marine and we are presently offshore in New Zealand. We do not have access to phone at the moment, its 5days off and 25days on which is why I contacted you with internet messaging facility. Where are you located at the moment?

I am buying it and I want it delivered before my arrival. I won't be able to come for the inspection due to the nature of my work and I would have called but phone usage and calling are very restricted. I have also contacted a courier agent who will meet you for pick-up and delivery after payment has been cleared. Regarding the payment, please get back to me with your final asking price, I can transfer money through secure online bank transfer, you can alternatively send your BSB and account number, payment can also go through PayPal, if you don't have, you can set up at

Kindly get back to me with the following questions below:
Account number
Account name
BSB number.

1) Are you the Owner?
2) Pick up Location?
3)what is The final Price
send me your paypal email

I google searched "Scam" and found your website.
Follow Ups/Extra Information. Most recent is listed first.
Gumtree scam very soon after items listed. Virtually the same of very similar details as reported by the person from Resevoir, Vic. Asked for payment of courier's fees of $2,000 added to fake paypal notification, and verification of payment of the fees before the payment for the items wanted to buy would be paid for. Said he/she worked for Turks Poultry in NZ - 25 days on, 5 days off.

Scam Email
the email used was

Anonymous   () Added the following extra information on :2018-10-13 19:00:25
Ashly Johnson
Email Address:

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