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Nov 2016

POSSIBLE SCAMMER - Pushed over complicated payment options !

Uses email only to communicate - ***vintagespares@gmail.com

“Email from Ernestine Lawr**** or Ernest. I broke off communications after sensing something was wrong.”

The “deal”: someone claiming to be from Newport News, USA. Seeking advanced high price for specific items. Offered multiple and unusual payment options.

Victim: Wobblie advertiser wanting specific AJS/Matchless parts.

Elements: email only contact, much talk of payment options.

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Sep 2016

SCAMMER - Only wanted shipping address !

Uses email only to communicate - c*bob*@outlook.com

“Email from Christian B**, pretending to be in Austria, wanting my address for shipment, lucky I never gave the full address.”

The “deal”: someone claiming from Austria, initials C. B.

Victim: Advertiser in Southampton with a wanted Ad, Gas Gas TXT 125 Trials

Elements: email only contact, only interested in “shipping address”.

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Jul - Sep 2015

SOUTHAMPTON SERIAL SCAMMER - Promised refund by Sep 18th !

Uses text/phone only to communicate - 07*** 507356

“.. He was knowledgeable about the b40gb engine…. I sent the money near the beginning of July…Again I believed him and agreed to send a further £100 ”

The “deal”: someone claiming from Southampton, initials S. J. His refund still awaited.

Victim: long standing advertiser from Isle of Man, items were B40 engines.

Sep 18th: case ongoing.

Elements: phone only contact, money up front, upsold additions, many stories.


SOUTHAMPTON SERIAL SCAMMER  - case ongoing !

Uses text only to communicate - 07*** 507356

“.. sounded genuine so I transferred cash over and waited for the parts.

That was 8 weeks ago and I've heard nothing since…”

The “deal”: someone claiming from Southampton, initials S. J. Halifax bank transfer.

Victim: long standing advertiser from Lincolnshire, items were Whitehawk bike parts.

Sep 12th: case ongoing.

Elements: text only contact, money up front, parts overdue without reason.


If you have been scammed by this guy, send us the details, someone is working on this case, will I send them your scam details, and publish here if I think it helps.

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Jun 2015

New 300 Trials bike delivered for £4,000 - it’s a scam

Contacts: *****mm78@gmail.com   UK Mobile

The “deal”: taking deposits for new Beta Evo 300. Claimed to be Top UK Trials dealer.

Advert blocked by Wobblie Adverts. Dealer named in scam contacted and warned.
(IP address of advert application was Nigerian and scam flagged)

Scam elements: Too good to be true, flaky contact details -  it’s a scam!

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Jan 2015

Get double your money via a UK corporation cheque - it’s a scam

EMAIL: be*yangbe*@gmail.com

The item was a Bultaco 125. Following emails a cheque arrived drawn on a UK corporation account. The extra money was to be paid back via Western Union.

Luckily the scam was spotted at this point.

Scam elements: A cheque for double the money, Western Union - it’s a scam!

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Aug 2014

Watch out, this one seems all UK based - WATCH IT:

The item was a Bultaco Trials bike for sale in the south coast. Following emails a cheque for double the money was sent drawn on a branch of Barclays in Luton and from a Mr J B**ster trading as a clinic. Bike and excess money passed to courier, cheque bounces.

Scam elements: A cheque for double the money - it’s a scam!

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Feb 2014

Looks like a scammer using this email address, let me know if you know more:

Will, forwarding a scammer`s email regarding advert just to let others know, thanks G.


*aul.j*b2004@gmail.com


Message 1, sent in response to a Trials bike for sale advert:

Hello Seller,

I want to know if this still available for sale,If still get back to

me with your asking price and the present condition of it.

Thanks and Get back


Message 2, sent in response to more information:

Hello,

Thanks for the quick response about the product am buying from you,

anyway the price is OK by me but i will like you to know that payment

will be made by Check.

If this mode of payment is OK by you.

Kindly send your information which you will like to receive the

payment from the post man, so that i can instruct my secretary to

issued it immediately

Name to be on Check:.....

Address where Check will be received by you:.......

Phone Number's such as Mobile,Land line and Office number:....

Asking Price.........

Never mind about the pick up, it will be after you must have cleared

the payment from your Bank Account.

Await your Quick Response so that i can arrange for the payment immediately.

Thanks and Get back


Scam elements: Lots of talk but no detail about “the product”, the words “asking price”.

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April 2013

Looks like a scammer using this email address, let me know if you know more:

Hi Will, This guy is clearly a scammer, ……..

Worth making a mention of his e-mail as I bet he has contacted other wanted

ads.   Cheers, J.


*troy58@gmail.com * = character removed

Message 1, sent in response to specific fuel tank wanted advert:

Hello,

Have you got any leads/order on your WTB ads listed on my subject Email?? Let me know as i have got one up for sale.

 Regards,

David


Message 2, sent after advertiser replied, it technically cannot refer to the tank wanted:

I have an used ********* petrol tank, in a very perfect condition with no chromes and rust,

I'm asking for $297. what is your location?

 Regards, David


Scam elements: Lot’s of vague talk, detail incorrect.


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April 2012

Looks like a scammer using this email address, let me know if you know more:

Hi Will had a scam today from a Richard Woollas*** asking me to send $200.00 us dollars to send me a tlr frame.... Regards S.


richard**134@gmail.com (**= missing numbers)


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Feb 2012

Looks like a scammer using this email address, let me know if you know more:

Hi Will, I have a bike for sale on your site , just had a message , looks like a dodgy email to me , other people might be interested reading it ....Cheers K


jordan**30@gmail.com

Message 1, sent in response to a Trials bike for sale advert:

Thanks for the mail,i am buying this for my son as his gift because i would not be around to celebrate with him i am a petroleum engineer currently on a rig offshore and due to the nature of my work,phone calls making and visiting of website are restricted but i squeezed out time to check this advert and send you an email regarding it. I really want this item to be a surprise gift for my son so i wont let him know anything about the item until it gets delivered to him,i am sure he will be more than happy with the item.I will make the payment through paypal because i don't have access to my bank account online as i don't have internet banking, but i can pay from my PayPal account,as i have my bank a/c attached to it, i will need you to give me your PayPal email address so i can make the payment as soon as possible for the item and pls if you don't have PayPal account yet,it is very easy to set up, go on www.paypal.co.uk and get it set up ,after you have set it up i will only need the e-mail address you use for registration with PayPal so as to put the money through.I have a pick up agent that will come for the pick up immediately you have receive the payment in full.please get back to me with your last price.


 J***** D****


Classic scam elements: A story, the words “account”, “agent” and “last price”, and vague reference to “the item”.


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Jan 2012

Definitely a scammer using this email address:

mattjack@blumail.org

Message 1, sent in response to a specific part wanted advert:

Hi.

My name is Matt Jack. I still have the requested parts you looking

for, Please drop me a mail if you still interested.

Many Thanks,

Matt.

Message 2, sent after advertiser asked for more information:

Sorry for the delay.

Thanks for writing. Yes I still have an original items in perfect

shape and condition. I'm asking $320 and I will be shipping via UPS on

a 3 working days delivery and will accept payment via Western Union.

What's your complete shipping address?

Thanks

Matt.

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Oct 2011

Getting some nibbles about a scammer using this email:

m*****36**@gmail.com

Message: Hello,  

I am e-mailing with respect to your ads. Please let me know if you

still need it as i have it in stock for sale.

 Thanks

M***** H******

+44 70******04

Essex,United Kingdom

Also sent a further email with “pictures” of a complete bike (the advert was for a few parts), the pictures are copies from the web of another unconnected bike for sale on line.

If you get something scammy to match this please forward so I can fill in the *s’

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Sep 2011

Getting some nibbles about a scammer using this email:

b***h*****70@gmail.com

Message: Hello,i saw your wanted ads on the web ,i don`t know if you are

 still in need of it ,please if you do let me know ,before i will send

 you pictures and price thanks.

 Best regard

If you get something scammy to match this please forward so I can fill in the *s’

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Sep 2011

Hi Will, Definitely a scammer but he has the right postcode for the address!

Hello.

Let me know if you still need the parts,i will get back to you

with price including the postage.

 Name: H******* M*****

Address: ** Derby Lane, Derby,

Derbyshire, DE23 8UD

Country: England.

h*******004@gmail.com

This was in response to an advert for a Gas Gas, Sherco or Beta Trials bike. The message is classic scam, the address is real but that means nothing (Would you put your full address in your first response to an advert?).

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Feb 2011

This guy contacted me the day after you ran my wanted advert late last week for an Ossa Gripper. Looks very similar to previous scammer. This is his scam:

Hello,i saw your wanted ads on the web ,i don`t know if you are stillin need of it ,please if you do let me know ,before i will send youpictures and price thanks.

The second and third email are below

Thanks for that response, I have just finish every necesary arrangement concerning the shipping to your door step there was noproblem ,Regarding payment i will accept bank to bank wire transfer,which means you are to send the money into my secretary [Debbie Powell] bank account information below as i am a very busy person in the office ,please as soon as you send the money remember to send me the deposit slip ,then when i receive the funds now i will send you the shipping tracking numbers and get the bike ship to your door step immediately ,

Beneficiary Name:   Debbie E. Powell

Beneficiary Address:  1165 S Grand Trailer 9, Pullman, Washington 99163,USA

Beneficiary Account Number:  153563953949

Beneficiary ABA Number/Routing Number:  125000105

Beneficiary Bank Name:  US Bank

Beneficiary Bank Address/City:  Pullman

Beneficiary Bank State, Zip Code:  Washington 99163

As soon as i receive the funds now i will immediately send you the shipping tracking numbers and get the bike ship to your door step immediately thanks.

Your urgent response will be appreciated.

paul60smith@gmail.com


Multiple reports: Seller requesting you deposit money in bank over weekend, before collection, not interested in cash on collection, favourite item for sale is a Honda TLR 250 low milieage.

 - London area - May/June 2010.

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January 2011

david.blau1@rediffmail.com

Hello friend

I am David Blau , i saw your wanted advert on internet, are you still interested? let me know i have it for sale,and in good condition,if you need some pics, i can send them to you once i hear from you, please i only need a serious buyer and i will have my money in my possession before i will ship the item to you ... i have a good shipping company that will deliver to your doorstep and your package will be insured with 100% safe delivery, let me know if still interested,thanks and your urgent response will be appreciated

Best Regards David Blau


Scam Elements: A big story, no detail of item, in a hurry.

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Many thanks to an advertiser who sent me this “Scammers address” - November 2009:

audreymatt5@sify.com

“Audey Matt” claims to be in the UK, he is not, he is abroad and using copied pictures of machines that have been for sale on UK Ebay.



A none Wobblie page that lists some recent scammers address’s


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