Classified Ads Scam TipOff Reports for Gumtree

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Scam ReporterScam Tips Received
Anonymous
Somewhere in Australia
2018-01-10 00:29:04
Classified Ads Scam
Gumtree
Jozsef Alberti Gumtree Scammer 
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
Jozsef Alberti
Email Address:
jozsef.jrj01@gmail.com
Country of Scam:
Australia (AU)
Emailed regarding some furniture I had listed on Gumtree. Said he couldn't view but was happy with the price was buying it for his 'cousin' and would pay via PayPal and arrange collection. Then things got a little weird started asking me to send same day... ⇒ more
Ron Knee
Chorley, Lancashire, United Kingdom
2017-12-28 06:07:19
Classified Ads Scam
Gumtree
Gumtree texts and emails 
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
Micheal Elliot
Email Address:
mic.elliot15@gmail.com
Telephone:
01252 236326
“Thanks once again!The price is a good buy for me... please remove the advert and consider it sold as i am paying your full asking price of £150 because i need to buy it for my cousin as a gift, i have done thorough check on the advert and i'm fine with... ⇒ more
Greg
Brighton, Victoria, Australia
2017-12-14 00:27:02
Classified Ads Scam
Gumtree
Gumtree ad for Car sale 
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
Cavero Tomas A
Email Address:
Cavero Tomas A
Country of Scam:
Australia (AU)
Thanks for getting back,i'm cool with the price likewise the condition as described on the advert,i work with New Zealand Oil and Gas (NZOG) and we are presently offshore in New Zealand Taranaki Basin on kupe project.We do not have access to phone at the m... ⇒ more
Anonymous
Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
2017-12-10 06:36:48
Classified Ads Scam
Gumtree
Gumtree -David Aghan 
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
David Aghan
Email Address:
davidaghan20167@gmail.com
Country of Scam:
Australia (AU)
I placed an ad on Gumtree advertising a rental. David emailed me asking for open inspection times. He then emailed me with the following message; Thanks for responding so quickly,my name is David.I am an Australia citizen and 39 years old non smoker man... ⇒ more
Anonymous
Mosman, New South Wales, Australia
2017-12-05 20:17:05
Classified Ads Scam
Gumtree
They said they worked offshore for NZOG   
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
Kathy Smith
Email Address:
kokomaster1013@yahoo.com
Scam Website:
Fax:
none given
Country of Scam:
New Zealand (NZ)
I put some furniture for sale on gumtree and got a text from a Kathy Smith who said to contact her via email if they were available. I did so and she said she worked for NZOG offshore and wanted my bank details or paypal details for payment. I got suspicio... ⇒ more
Mitch
Somewhere in Australia
2017-12-01 22:16:06
Classified Ads Scam
Gumtree
Gumtree email scam 
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
Daniel Brent
Email Address:
danbr0011@gmail.com
Country of Scam:
Australia (AU)
Daniel Brent emailed regarding my bike which was advertised on gumtree. He wanted to send me the money and said a courier would pick the bike up. I thought it was suspicious as the courier headquarters was in China but he lived in Darwin Australia. I th... ⇒ more
Anonymous
Gosford, New South Wales, Australia
2017-10-30 23:25:49
Classified Ads Scam
Gumtree
+1 Scam attempt on gumtree ad   
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
Lokesh chandani
Email Address:
lokesh.chandani@zoho.com
Country of Scam:
Australia (AU)
I posted an ad to gumtree selling a dining table and chairs. Potential buyer sent a message via gumtree asking for my email address. Then i recieved an email saying he was working offshore for NZOG do couldnt contact me by phone and asked for my bank detai... ⇒ more
Commodore 73
Watermans Bay, Western Australia, Australia
2017-10-29 07:29:52
Classified Ads Scam
Gumtree
Selling Camper   
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
Matthew Webster
Email Address:
matwebs2@gmail.com
Country of Scam:
Australia (AU)
Initial email below. Final email even had pictures of ID to "prove" they were in the army Where is it located at the moment?what's your final price?Why are you selling it?does it need anything to be replace or repair?I'm an Army and i have been curre... ⇒ more
Anonymous
Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
2017-10-20 01:13:41
Classified Ads Scam
Gumtree
+1 Selling Items on Gumtree.   
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
marie welch
Email Address:
mariewelch151@gmail.com
Telephone:
+27987654349
received text message as follows... "How are you today? Came across your Gumtree Ad and I'll be interested. my email is mariewelch151@gmail.com for faster response, what's your firm price?"... ⇒ more
Richard
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
2017-08-23 12:45:41
Classified Ads Scam
Gumtree
Scammer wanting to buy 2nd hand products for his son in Nigeria 
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
Name Unknown
Email Address:
BankofAmerica-com@accountant.com
Country of Scam:
South Africa (ZA)
The scammer asked me to send the package off to Nigeria for his son. He asked if I had any other electronics which rung a bell. He said he would transfer the money into my account and the proof of payment would be in my spam folder which rung another bell.... ⇒ more
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