Energy Resources of Australia Ltd (ERA) Darwin,NT - Scamalot

Seen a Scammer? Report Them!

Seen a scammer? Been caught out? Let the world know so they don't get burned. Add information if you see one that's already been logged - scammers move quickly and change details often to avoid detection. Details you log here will be in major search engines within an hour or two.

Please Like, Share, Tweet etc. to spread the word.
  Scam type at (per page) Advanced Search      
Scam ReporterScam Tips Received
Dave Reuter
Biggera Waters, Queensland, Australia
2018-10-18 18:01:03
Classified Ads Scam
Energy Resources of Australia Ltd (ERA) Darwin,NT 
John Farrell
Email Address:
Scammer sent me an sms regarding a m/cycle i had just put up for sale, No number, it came up on my phone as john with an email address to reply to. Sent a reply and then got the big story in a return email about his remote workplace and restricted contact and availability. He wanted Paypal and bank details and was already talking to a courier about collecting the bike. It was all to quick and obvious as a scam.
Follow Ups/Extra Information. Most recent is listed first.
Anonymous   () Added the following extra information on :2018-10-22 02:21:44
John Farrell
Email Address:
We too are selling a motor bike and had the same experience. This is what they scammer wrote in his email to us.
Thanks for getting back,I'm fine with the price likewise the condition as described on the advert,exactly what am looking for,I m buying the bike for my son as surprise birthday gift and i hope he will like it,I work on a remote mine site, Energy Resources of Australia Ltd (ERA) 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 but here is my mobile number incase you will like to have it 0488897169 but sorry i m unable to use it at the moment. Where is it located at the moment?Does it have any history I should be aware of? and why are you selling if you don't mind my asking.I am already in talks with the courier that will handle the pick-up and delivery.
As regards the payment, I can only pay you through PayPal (EFT)or use same paypal for direct bank bank deposit as it works both ways,by using PayPal instant bank wire transfer service, I will need your bank details and I will make the payment through PayPal facility to your bank account,all I will need is your PayPal email address OR account number,BSB number and account name and also i will be sending you an attachment of my drivers licence photo so you will be sure that i am legit buyer and i will also need any form of identification from you so we can both be on a safer side...
With the issue of my details,transferring the name of ownership and signing of all paperwork will be done by the freight agent so you don't have to worry about that. I have limited time on the computer,your quick response will be appreciated.
Thanks.... Await your reply
We didn't give him our bank details but did give him other information which we should not have given him as we thought he was a genuine buyer. Now his email is disabled and there is no answer on his phone. Beware of this guy.

 Got more information on this Scam/Scammer?
Add to Report
 Problems with this Report? (Spam/Legal/Abuse etc) ?
Report to Scamalot
Curious what information about you is out there? You may be surprised! | Reverse Email Lookup | Reverse Phone Lookup

Since you’re here …
we have a small favour to ask. More people are visting Scamdex and Scamalot than ever but advertising revenues are falling fast and we have no 'product' to sell. And unlike many informational websites, we haven’t put up a paywall or membership barrier – we want to keep our site as open as we can. So you can see why we need to ask for your help. Scamdex/Scamalot websites takes a lot of time, money and hard work to keep running. We do this because we hate to see our fellow humans getting scammed out of their hard-earned money by low-lives.
Consider switching off your AdBlocker (if you use one) or contributing directly by one of the links below. Thank you for reading!
Ad Blocker Detected
Our website is made possible by displaying online advertisements to our visitors.
Please consider supporting us by disabling your ad blocker.