Scam Tip Report #94389 - Gumtree scam


Scam ReporterScam Tips Received
Anonymous
Macleay Island, Queensland, Australia
2019-02-18 23:33:10
Classified Ads Scam
Gumtree
Gumtree scam 
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
Theresa
Email Address:
bentheresa1234@hotmail.com
Country of Scam:
Australia (AU)
“Theresa” texted me almost immediately after I posted a furniture ad on gumtree. The text said “ Is the Furniture items on Gumtree still available for sale? kindly reply to (bentheresa1234@hotmail.com) plz no text.” I’ve had someone use text msg to try scam coming from gumtree before so my initial reply was “reply via gumtree ad”. Then I got suspicious and googled her email which led me to the thread here. No communication was ever sent through gumtree and the phone number automatically shows as “Theresa” with no access to the number the text message is sent from. Idiots.

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