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Gumtree Con...

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by Jonezyuk, Jan 8, 2009.

  1. Jonezyuk

    Jonezyuk BANNED BANNED

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    Ok maybe this is just me but, i recently put my old ps2 up on gumtree for sale and have had a few emails back about it, and once i replied back saying it was still available i recieved this message.

    Then after i had a email fro another person and also said it was still available and i recieved this.

    Maybe its just me but is this some sort of con?
     
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  2. cpaaddict

    cpaaddict Supreme Member

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    yeh scam. dont sell to them just ignore them ok..
     
  3. topsytips

    topsytips Regular Member

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    or take their money and do not post.......am sure it will be a fraudulent transaction bouce back anyway.....these messages are coming from 14 year old kids working in Internet Cafes in Africa with stolen credit card details....
     
  4. george3000

    george3000 Newbie

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    NEVER trust someone who uses the word "Nigeria" in his mails. Nigeria is scammers-paradise.
     
  5. SEOHolicc

    SEOHolicc Newbie

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    Definitely a scam. I'm so sick of these emails every time I try to sell something on Craigslist. I just recently placed an ad for my MacBook and I got about 5-10 of these emails a day for about a week.
     
  6. Jonezyuk

    Jonezyuk BANNED BANNED

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    Yeah ive got a couple more aswel, pain in the ass.
     
  7. richjerkoff

    richjerkoff Junior Member

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    I've had people offer £2000 for a used laptop on ebay, tried to sell me a pedigree dog which I was looking for in classified ads and numerous other stuff and the common denominator was that they all involved Africa, not just Nigeria either.