Auction/eBay Scam TipOff Reports

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Anonymous
Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent, United Kingdom
2019-04-08 04:29:11
Auction/eBay Scam
Gumtree
Michael Elliot 
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
Michael Elliot
Email Address:
mic.elliot12@gmail.com
Telephone:
07937947572
Offered to buy a Sofa & chairs pay full price -- said he cant inspect as he has throat cancer bla bla -- I gave him my bank acct details before I realised he was a scam -- Reported to Bank -- Hopefully no harm done.... ⇒ more
Anonymous
Helmetta, NJ, United States
2019-03-31 09:38:55
Auction/eBay Scam
Craigslist (craiglist.com)
David Robin active duty Massachusetts 
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
David Robin
Telephone:
5122534962
Country of Scam:
United States (US)
Continuously tried to wire me money through paypal. When I couldn't receive the money from him he went off on a paragraph rant about how he was "sending over the fees included to pay for the delivery of the car to MA" (why couldn't he pay it himself?) He a... ⇒ more
Scamdex
Citrus Heights, CA, United States
2019-03-29 20:27:01
Auction/eBay Scam
Ask.fm
THis is a test tip 
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
Peter Petty Thief
Email Address:
gah@example.com
Telephone:
999999999
test submission, please ignore test submission, please ignore test submission, please ignore test submission, please ignore test submission, please ignore test submission, please ignore ... ⇒ more
Joy
Macclesfield, Cheshire East, United Kingdom
2019-03-26 11:24:19
Auction/eBay Scam
Gumtree
Mic.elliott 
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
Michael Elliot
Email Address:
mic.elliot11@gmail.com
Country of Scam:
United Kingdom (GB)
posted ad on gum tree stated he wanted the item and asked us to take it off as sold , stating he had throat cancer and was housebound, but that his agent would pick it up. Continued to ask for my PayPal account and or bank details. Asked to pick up item... ⇒ more
Mitch
New York, NY, United States
2019-03-14 09:35:56
Auction/eBay Scam
Craigslist (craiglist.com)
David Robin Scamming! 
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
David Robin
Email Address:
mrossman5@gmail.com
Country of Scam:
United States (US)
David Robin immediately writes to me after I post a Craigslist ad asking about how many people owned it and the condition. Then without even bargaining says he will take it. He said he is at some military base and would need to pay with PayPal. DO NOT FALL... ⇒ more
Anonymous
Scarborough, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
2019-03-12 08:24:39
Auction/eBay Scam
Gumtree
Reza Farhady 
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
Reza Farhady
Email Address:
razafarhady001@gmail.com
Country of Scam:
United Kingdom (GB)
Tried to buy a camera off me on gumtree. Will only release funds after you send package. I didn’t fall for it. He sends a fake looking PayPal email. Googled him and found him all over this website.... ⇒ more
Anonymous
Clayton, Victoria, Australia
2019-02-14 18:49:03
Auction/eBay Scam
Gumtree
"Jessica Alex" - jessica23080@hotmail.com 
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
Jessica Alex, also known as Angie
Email Address:
jessica23080@hotmail.com
Country of Scam:
Australia (AU)
I posted an ad on Gumtree to sell a bed. The scammer sent a message and asked for my email. I replied with my email address. The scammer wrote back as follows. From: angie Gummie since 2019 Hi {my name}, Hi what is your email ? Cheers -----------... ⇒ more
Anonymous
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
2018-12-05 14:58:31
Auction/eBay Scam
Gumtree
Gumtree scam 
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
Otte Gustav
Email Address:
ipwc.au@gmail.com
Country of Scam:
Australia (AU)
Gumtree item listed, received a text message Hi, please do email me your firm asking price of your ad posted on gumtree with the pickup address for cash pickup right now iPwC.au@gmail.com Then an email reply Happy to read from you. Can you tell me m... ⇒ more
Anonymous
Mount Eliza, Victoria, Australia
2018-11-26 16:57:08
Auction/eBay Scam
Gumtree
davidzq05@gmail.com 
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
Jordan david
Email Address:
mailto:davidzq05@gmail.com
Country of Scam:
Australia (AU)
stating he is working on an off shore oil rig and asking to put money into a Western Union account to arrange freight!... ⇒ more
Anonymous
Mosman, New South Wales, Australia
2018-11-14 00:06:38
Auction/eBay Scam
Gumtree
Theresa benson 
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
Theresa Bensen
Email Address:
bentheresa1234@hotmail.com
Country of Scam:
Australia (AU)
Same as all other Theresa Bensen scams on Scamalot. Wanting to buy goods on Gumtree, then wanting me to include an amount to cover delivery - through Western Union. Says she works for New Zealand Oli & Gas.... ⇒ more
Anonymous
Success, Western Australia, Australia
2018-10-18 06:00:55
Auction/eBay Scam
Gumtree
gumtree scam 
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
Theresa
Email Address:
Bentheresa1234@hotmail.com
Country of Scam:
Australia (AU)
scam was regarding a western union money transfer.... ⇒ more
Anonymous
Somewhere in Kenya
2018-10-10 00:57:58
Auction/eBay Scam
Nigeria Bank of America OLX scam 
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
Sandra Morgan
Telephone:
+14423250479
Country of Scam:
Nigeria (NG)
I had posted an Ad on OLX shock is a well known buy and sell platform just like ebay. I got this text immediately from Sandra who told me she has a son in Nigeria and she's America and I'm to send the phone there. The email from Bank of America had a bunch... ⇒ more
Anonymous
Somewhere in Kenya
2018-10-10 00:57:57
Auction/eBay Scam
Nigeria Bank of America OLX scam 
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
Sandra Morgan
Telephone:
+14423250479
Country of Scam:
Nigeria (NG)
I had posted an Ad on OLX shock is a well known buy and sell platform just like ebay. I got this text immediately from Sandra who told me she has a son in Nigeria and she's America and I'm to send the phone there. The email from Bank of America had a bunch... ⇒ more
Anonymous
Somewhere in New Zealand
2018-09-07 20:15:13
Auction/eBay Scam
Autotrader (autotrader.com)
Brett Staniforth/C&L Inc 
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
Brett Staniforth
Email Address:
bforth412@gmail.com
Telephone:
+18644810860
He contacted us in re to our ad on autotrader with intention to purchase a car. He contacted us saying that he was happy with the condition of the car and the price, but will pay through paypall. He'll say that he will not withdraw the funds from once onc... ⇒ more
Anonymous
Aspley, Queensland, Australia
2018-09-05 08:59:01
Auction/eBay Scam
Gumtree
Gumtree 
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
khopp moore
Email Address:
khppm203@gmail.com
Country of Scam:
Australia (AU)
Gumtree. User was Katty. Asked for email address. Gave a fake one. Name changed to khopp moore Asked for best price on "Camera" which was the category not the actual item.... ⇒ more
Anonymous
Reservoir, Victoria, Australia
2018-09-05 01:57:52
Auction/eBay Scam
Gumtree
Gumtree Scam - kuncicscott@gmail.com - In NZ 
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
Ashly Johnson
Email Address:
kuncicscott@gmail.com
Country of Scam:
Australia (AU)
Posted an item for sale on Gumtree.com.au 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 F... ⇒ more
JeeDee
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
2018-08-05 20:18:26
Auction/eBay Scam
Gumtree
Buying scam with PayPal probably 
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
Scott Bryan
Email Address:
scottbryan560@gmail.com
Telephone:
+1 319-535-6460
First text from US number: On behalf of my partner,Kindly get back to me via scottbryan560@gmail.com if your car is still on for sale with a picture also. Then my first email plus his response, smells like a scam and looked him up: Thanks for the ... ⇒ more
Gina
Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom
2018-07-16 18:30:39
Auction/eBay Scam
Gumtree
mic.elliot1@gmail.com 
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
Micheal elliot
Email Address:
mic.elliot1@gmail.com
Country of Scam:
United Kingdom (GB)
I have an xbox one for sale and this low life gave me this speeeeeel.... Absolute bottom feeder i wished i had looked the email address up after feeling guilty that i thought it was a scam... Hello Thanks for the response! The price is a good buy for... ⇒ more
Anonymous
Kadena, Okinawa, Japan
2018-07-03 08:34:02
Auction/eBay Scam
eBay (www.ebay.com)
Honda spike 
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
raqueljohnon98@gmail.com
Email Address:
raqueljohnon98@gmail.com
Country of Scam:
Japan (日本) (JP)
I posted on bookoo ... ⇒ more
Anonymous
Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand
2018-07-02 04:47:52
Auction/eBay Scam
Scam Email 
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
MAry Cater
Email Address:
ccmary88@gmail.com
Country of Scam:
New Zealand (NZ)
Scammer trying to get vehicle being sold. ... ⇒ more
Mal
Drouin, Victoria, Australia
2018-06-22 03:05:52
Auction/eBay Scam
Gumtree
kuncicscott@gmail.com Pretends to buy from Gumtree then sends a scam Paypal instructions 
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
Richard or Ashly Johnson
Email Address:
kuncicscott@gmail.com
Country of Scam:
Australia (AU)
Pretends to buy from Gumtree then sends a scam Paypal instructions. Sayes check in your scam inbox for instructions on how to get money from Paypal. Asks for bank account details. Asks for email address. Then hassles for details.... ⇒ more
Anonymous
Loughborough, Leicestershire, United Kingdom
2018-06-19 06:11:10
Auction/eBay Scam
Gumtree
Offering money without checking the car before purchase and also claiming hes offshore. 
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
Joseph Camdeen
Email Address:
josephcamdeen@gmail.com
Country of Scam:
United Kingdom (GB)
Offering money without checking the car before purchase and also claiming hes offshore. Asking for bank details or paypal so he can transfer the money then send a pick up agent to collect the car. Just didnt seem right so, i checked the email over and seen... ⇒ more
John Mayfield
Townsville, Queensland, Australia
2018-06-15 01:40:38
Auction/eBay Scam
Update of known scammer 
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
Ashly Johnson
Email Address:
kuncicscott@gmail.com
Country of Scam:
Australia (AU)
An update for your records. This person uses the following gumtree identifier Buyer-8j3kh0hm4122b@users.gumtree.com.au... ⇒ more
Anonymous
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
2018-06-12 07:11:43
Auction/eBay Scam
Gumtree
Gumtree Scammer - Khopp Moore 
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
Khopp Moore
Email Address:
khoppm221@gmail.com
Country of Scam:
Australia (AU)
Alluding to be an oceanographer trying to purchase drone from gumtree. Similar details to other listings on this scammer... ⇒ more
Anonymous
Abbotsford, Victoria, Australia
2018-05-30 04:08:09
Auction/eBay Scam
Gumtree Scam 
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
Melisa Wickwire
Email Address:
melisawickwire38@outlook.com
Country of Scam:
Australia (AU)
selling a vehicle on Gumtree and within five minutes of posting the ad I got this..... ⇒ more
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