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phil edwards
Heathridge, Western Australia, Australia
2018-11-24 02:10:02
Classified Ads Scam
Gumtree
Gumtree scam. Theresa Benson 
 Scammer
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Name:
Theresa Benson
Email Address:
bentheresa1234@hotmail.com
Scam Website:
sms response to furniture ad in gumtree. requested I respond to the email address provided and not to sms back. sent email and got response below:
Thanks a lot for the email. I am away at sea at the moment,i work with New Zealand Oil and Gas (NZOG) and we are presently offshore in New Zealand Taranaki Basin on kapo project. 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 is it located at the moment?
I am buying it for my for my holiday 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 our calling is restricted. Regarding the payment,pls get back to me with your final asking price and your paypal details so i can process the payment,you can alternatively send your bsb and acct number if you have no paypal acct.I have also contacted my courier who will come for pick up after the whole fund has been cleared into your acct.
Await your reply.
The response was a bit dogdy so I searched her name and found similar experiences other people had.
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