• Anonymous
    November 18, 2018
    Scam call
    Australia
    Glad I looked here first too! Total scammer! Got this same massage from them ....

    Thanks for getting back,I'm fine with the price likewise the condition as described on the advert,exactly what am looking for,I m buying the bike for my son as surprise birthday gift and i hope he will like it,I work on a remote mine site, Energy Resources of Australia Ltd (ERA) Darwin,NT and the reception is terrible. We do not have access to phone at the moment,which is why I contacted you with internet messaging facility but here is my mobile number incase you will like to have it 0488 897 169 but sorry i m unable to use it at the moment. Where is it located at the moment?Does it have any history I should be aware of? and why are you selling if you don't mind my asking.I am already in talks with the courier that will handle the pick-up and delivery.

    As regards the payment, I can only pay you through PayPal (EFT)or use same paypal for direct bank bank deposit as it works both ways,by using PayPal instant bank wire transfer service, I will need your bank details and I will make the payment through PayPal facility to your bank account,all I will need is your PayPal email address OR account number,BSB number and account name and also i will be sending you an attachment of my drivers licence photo so you will be sure that i am legit buyer and i will also need any form of identification from you so we can both be on a safer side...

    With the issue of my details,transferring the name of ownership and signing of all paperwork will be done by the freight agent so you don't have to worry about that.
    I have limited time on the computer,your quick response will be appreciated.

    Thanks....
    Await your reply

    I did not give them any info.
  • Anonymous
    June 7, 2020
    Scam call
    Australia
    Same scammer still operating
  • Anonymous
    June 7, 2020
    Unknown
    Australia
    Caller: By text then Email John farrell <lindsayheroaussie007 @ gmail.com>

    same message as above received today at 1pm so the scammer is still at large. be careful. I almost fell for it!
  • Anonymous
    June 9, 2020
    Unknown
    Australia
    I got him too - I replied just to hear the scam afresh.
  • Anonymous
    May 27, 2020
    Scam call
    Australia
    Caller: John Farrell by email

    Am selling a bike and a John Farrell contacted me with same messages. I did not give him any of my details as it sounded suspicious.
  • Anonymous
    April 18, 2020
    Unknown
    Australia
    The scanner is still at it. Got the same message re sale of a bike. Lowlife scum
  • Anonymous
    March 8, 2020
    SMS
    Australia
    Caller: John Farrell

    The same bike story today. Life wasting scammers by texts
  • Anonymous
    March 2, 2020
    Unknown
    Australia
    Caller: By Email John farrell <lindsayheroaussie007 @ gmail.com>

    Thanks for getting back,I'm fine with the price likewise the condition as described on the advert,exactly what am looking for,I m buying the bike for my step son as surprise birthday gift and i hope he will like it,I work on a remote mine site, Energy Resources of Australia Ltd (ERA) Darwin,NT and the reception here is terrible and this is why I contacted you with internet messaging facility,Does it have any history I should be aware of? and why are you selling if you don't mind my asking.I am already in talks with the courier that will handle the pick-up and delivery.

    As regards the payment, I can only make payment through my PayPal EFT transfer as a direct bank deposit to any bank of your choice cus it works both ways,by using PayPal instant bank wire transfer service cus I have my PayPal link with my bank,so you don’t need to have a PayPal account to make a direct deposit, I will need your bank details and I will make the payment through PayPal facility to your bank account,all I will need is your PayPal email address OR account number,BSB number and account name and also i will be sending you an attachment of my drivers licence photo so you will be sure that i am legit buyer and i will also need any form of identification from you so we can both be on a safer side...

    With the issue of my details,transferring the name of ownership and signing of all paperwork will be done by the freight agent so you don't have to worry about that.please if you are not going to accept my payment method do not bother to respond back to me
  • Anonymous
    January 16, 2019
    Scam call
    Australia
    Caller: 0488 897 567

    I will like to book a surprise bridal party for 5 ladies at your spa for my daughter wedding, she's getting married on 9th of February. And I want her and her best friend with her three sisters to for some pampering treatments. Any package can be advise or they can all do Body Treatments, Facials 60 minute, Massage 60 min and Pedicures & Manicures.

    If you can't accommodate all the 5 at time, you can split them up to group or do one person at time.

    Let me know your available date and quote.
  • Anonymous
    December 4, 2018
    Unknown
    Australia
    Had the same scammer contact us as we are selling a bike.

    We got the exact message. Dodgy
  • Donna
    November 26, 2018
    Unknown
    Australia
    Got same inquiry on my bike, they texted last night 1st, glad I'm a suspicious person and know this is a scam, had it before and never given out any info. They replied to my email with exact same spiel this morning..
  • Anonymous
    November 21, 2018
    Unknown
    Australia
    Caller: 0488 897 169

    Thanks for getting back,I'm fine with the price likewise the condition as described on the advert,exactly what am looking for,I m buying the car for my son as surprise birthday gift and i hope he will like it,I work on a remote mine site, Energy Resources of Australia Ltd (ERA) Darwin,NT and the reception is terrible. We do not have access to phone at the moment,which is why I contacted you with internet messaging facility but here is my mobile number incase you will like to have it 0488 897 169 but sorry i m unable to use it at the moment. Where is it located at the moment?Does it have any history I should be aware of? and why are you selling if you don't mind my asking.I am already in talks with the courier that will handle the pick-up and delivery.

    As regards the payment, I can only pay you through PayPal (EFT)or use same paypal for direct bank bank deposit as it works both ways,by using PayPal instant bank wire transfer service, I will need your bank details and I will make the payment through PayPal facility to your bank account,all I will need is your PayPal email address OR account number,BSB number and account name and also i will be sending you an attachment of my drivers licence photo so you will be sure that i am legit buyer and i will also need any form of identification from you so we can both be on a safer side...

    With the issue of my details,transferring the name of ownership and signing of all paperwork will be done by the freight agent so you don't have to worry about that.
    I have limited time on the computer,your quick response will be appreciated.
  • Anonymous
    November 21, 2018
    Scam call
    Australia
    yeah i got the exact same message regarding the sale of my bike
  • Anonymous
    November 20, 2018
    Other
    Australia
    Exact same message about a bike.
  • Anonymous
    November 18, 2018
    Scam call
    Australia
    Caller: 0488 897 169

    Thanks for getting back,I'm fine with the price likewise the condition as described on the advert,exactly what am looking for,I m buying the bike for my son as surprise birthday gift and i hope he will like it,I work on a remote mine site, Energy Resources of Australia Ltd (ERA) Darwin,NT and the reception is terrible. We do not have access to phone at the moment,which is why I contacted you with internet messaging facility but here is my mobile number incase you will like to have it 0488 897 169 but sorry i m unable to use it at the moment. Where is it located at the moment?Does it have any history I should be aware of? and why are you selling if you don't mind my asking.I am already in talks with the courier that will handle the pick-up and delivery.

    As regards the payment, I can only pay you through PayPal (EFT)or use same paypal for direct bank bank deposit as it works both ways,by using PayPal instant bank wire transfer service, I will need your bank details and I will make the payment through PayPal facility to your bank account,all I will need is your PayPal email address OR account number,BSB number and account name and also i will be sending you an attachment of my drivers licence photo so you will be sure that i am legit buyer and i will also need any form of identification from you so we can both be on a safer side...

    With the issue of my details,transferring the name of ownership and signing of all paperwork will be done by the freight agent so you don't have to worry about that.
    I have limited time on the computer,your quick response will be appreciated.

    Thanks....
    Await your reply
  • Anonymous
    November 15, 2018
    Unknown
    Australia
    Caller: John Ferrell

    i to am selling my bike and got exact same thing.. thank god i googled it


    John Farrell

    11:55 PM (9 minutes ago)

    to me
    Thanks for getting back,I'm fine with the price likewise the condition as described on the advert,exactly what am looking for,I m buying the bike for my son as surprise birthday gift and i hope he will like it,I work on a remote mine site, Energy Resources of Australia Ltd (ERA) Darwin,NT and the reception is terrible. We do not have access to phone at the moment,which is why I contacted you with internet messaging facility but here is my mobile number incase you will like to have it 0488 897 169 but sorry i m unable to use it at the moment. Where is it located at the moment?Does it have any history I should be aware of? and why are you selling if you don't mind my asking.I am already in talks with the courier that will handle the pick-up and delivery.

    As regards the payment, I can only pay you through PayPal (EFT)or use same paypal for direct bank bank deposit as it works both ways,by using PayPal instant bank wire transfer service, I will need your bank details and I will make the payment through PayPal facility to your bank account,all I will need is your PayPal email address OR account number,BSB number and account name and also i will be sending you an attachment of my drivers licence photo so you will be sure that i am legit buyer and i will also need any form of identification from you so we can both be on a safer side...

    With the issue of my details,transferring the name of ownership and signing of all paperwork will be done by the freight agent so you don't have to worry about that.
    I have limited time on the computer,your quick response will be appreciated.
  • Anonymous
    November 13, 2018
    Unknown
    Australia
    Caller: scammer

    Thanks for getting back,I'm fine with the price likewise the condition as described on the advert,exactly what am looking for,I m buying the bike for my son as surprise birthday gift and i hope he will like it,I work on a remote mine site, Energy Resources of Australia Ltd (ERA) Darwin,NT and the reception is terrible. We do not have access to phone at the moment,which is why I contacted you with internet messaging facility but here is my mobile number incase you will like to have it 0488 897 169 but sorry i m unable to use it at the moment. Where is it located at the moment?Does it have any history I should be aware of? and why are you selling if you don't mind my asking.I am already in talks with the courier that will handle the pick-up and delivery.

    As regards the payment, I can only pay you through PayPal (EFT)or use same paypal for direct bank bank deposit as it works both ways,by using PayPal instant bank wire transfer service, I will need your bank details and I will make the payment through PayPal facility to your bank account,all I will need is your PayPal email address OR account number,BSB number and account name and also i will be sending you an attachment of my drivers licence photo so you will be sure that i am legit buyer and i will also need any form of identification from you so we can both be on a safer side...

    With the issue of my details,transferring the name of ownership and signing of all paperwork will be done by the freight agent so you don't have to worry about that.
    I have limited time on the computer,your quick response will be appreciated.

    Thanks....
    Await your reply
  • Anonymous
    November 13, 2018
    Unknown
    Australia
    Caller: scam

    We too are selling a motor bike and had the same experience. This is what they scammer wrote in his email to us.

    Thanks for getting back,I'm fine with the price likewise the condition as described on the advert,exactly what am looking for,I m buying the bike for my son as surprise birthday gift and i hope he will like it,I work on a remote mine site, Energy Resources of Australia Ltd (ERA) Darwin,NT and the reception is terrible. We do not have access to phone at the moment,which is why I contacted you with internet messaging facility but here is my mobile number incase you will like to have it 0488 897 169 but sorry i m unable to use it at the moment. Where is it located at the moment?Does it have any history I should be aware of? and why are you selling if you don't mind my asking.I am already in talks with the courier that will handle the pick-up and delivery.

    As regards the payment, I can only pay you through PayPal (EFT)or use same paypal for direct bank bank deposit as it works both ways,by using PayPal instant bank wire transfer service, I will need your bank details and I will make the payment through PayPal facility to your bank account,all I will need is your PayPal email address OR account number,BSB number and account name and also i will be sending you an attachment of my drivers licence photo so you will be sure that i am legit buyer and i will also need any form of identification from you so we can both be on a safer side...

    With the issue of my details,transferring the name of ownership and signing of all paperwork will be done by the freight agent so you don't have to worry about that.
    I have limited time on the computer,your quick response will be appreciated.

    Thanks....
    Await your reply

    We didn't give him our bank details but did give him other information which we should not have given him as we thought he was a genuine buyer. Now his email is disabled and there is no answer on his phone. Beware of this guy.
  • Big Bear
    October 23, 2018
    Unknown
    Australia
    Caller: Scammer

    Telephone number was used as a call back number a reply to a sale on Gumtree.

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