Scam Tip Report #97398 - Gumtree sale scam


Scam ReporterScam Tips Received
Anonymous
Ventnor, Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
2019-10-31 02:27:09
Classified Ads Scam
Gumtree
Gumtree sale scam 
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
Simone Ragni
Email Address:
ragnome119@gmail.com
Country of Scam:
United Kingdom (GB)
Offered to buy item only having seen photos but couldn't collect because of her disabilities. Wanted to purchase via PayPal but would include additional £125 for delivery, to buy Amazon gift vouchers to pay for courier. I understand from other posts here that I would receive a believable PayPal request to verify the the gift card code to release the full payment to my account. Needless to say, the PayPal email was part of the scam.
Challenged "her" to give me her address so that I could deliver and be paid in cash instead. No reply since.

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