The payment happened through PayPal but not within GumTree's website. If the recipient is a scammer, he wont really be able to prove otherwise – like he can't actually provide a tracking number, or refer to the gumtree messages or he is owning up to his own fraud. This is called a Nigerian 419 scam. Let the world know so they don't get burned. Seen a scammer? Ernst was jailed for a total of 21 months and will be eligible for parole in November. Source: Getty/Supplied “Gumtree specifically has a lot of these lurkers more so than other sites I use. Details you log He smses that one should email him if your item is still available. Happy new year btw! Cox was jailed for 18 months and will be eligible for parole in August. We agreed to rent the property, signed the contract and paid via bank transfer,. "I guess he thought he had a real sucker on the line,' Lallier said. Unfortunately there are scams on Gumtree - my daughter was nearly caught by an overpayment scam. I often wonder when reading these gumtree scammer threads whether the OP actually reads their own post after typing it up then just starts shaking their head. I previously posted about a possible scammer. Looking on gumtree to rent a apartment in London, I found a great studio for £800 a month, arranged to view the property. I also watched a TED talk on how to spot liars, get quoted in an article about Gumtree scams, add a warning about phishing and about scam promises to get your money back. Immediately suspicious, he reported the incident to police. Auctions and online selling: GUMTREE - PAYPAL SCAM BE AWARE THIS GUY IS A SCAMMER. Let the world know so they don't get burned. A YOUNG mum held onto the door of a getaway automobile and was dragged down the street after a Gumtree scammer made off along with her cell phone. Wanted: WARNING TO ALL GUMTREE USERS - DOCUMENTED SCAMMER = ‘ALEXANDER EVANS ’ Mount Eliza If you have any information, or a similar story to this, and any further details, we want you to message us. Christina Towers 22, … RE: Scammer on gumtree Kate Kate has popped up again on Gumtree, same story claiming to be disabled etc and buying pram for cousin This time initial contact made by text, I didn't notice at first but the text came through as "Kate" rather than unknown number as it should Report Them! if unsure you could post the BSB here, or look it up online. I've been looking for a DJI Mavic Pro to buy on gumtree for the last 2 weeks. Contact number of Gumtree scammer. She replied with the following: Great! I have fallen out of love with eBay due to problem buyers, over-priced postage and charges and have started using Gumtree more and more to sell any unwanted / outgrown items. I sold 2 things on gumtree today, both face to face and both paid in cash. Scammers are using online marketplaces to trap victims into dodgy deals, new research from Citizens Advice finds today. Once an advertiser is identified by the community as a scammer, he or she is banned from the site. The Scam Tip Off with the Title 'Gumtree for sale ad' is a Classified Ads Scam seen on Gumtree posted at scamalot.com Seen a Scammer? An analysis of problems reported to the Citizens Advice consumer service, between October 2013 and March 2014, about products or services bought through Gumtree … Guess what, I didn't get Seen a Scammer? A scammer has been using fake receipts to steal electronics from users of the popular ‘buy and sell’ website Gumtree. Another was a unit in Edge Hill, but they worked out it was fake and didn’t (get) caught,” said Mr Moller. I posted several items on gumtree for sale and received a text from a woman called **** ***** asking if I still had an item (the most expensive one on the list) and to email her. 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