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#529266 - 7th Jun 2011 4:18pm What do people think: Dodgy or not
willo
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I put item on gumtree, this is what i got back
1st email
hello there,
thanks for the fast response,i am actually buying the item for someone and will be offering you 170GBP plus the cost of postage abroad via royal mail so kindly send me paypal money request or your paypal email so that I can complete the payment asap.

2nd email
Thanks for your reply i am willing to proceed with the transaction now and pay you 170 so if youaccept my offer.kindly login to your paypal account and select the requestmoney button located at the top of your paypal account homepage and send themoney request directly to my paypal account id which isgbengaeba@hotmail.com so that i can submit payment to you via paypal rightnow as paypal is safe, fast and easy to send and receive money online. If you don't have a paypal account just logon to www.paypal.com and setupyour paypal account, after setting up your paypal account you locate therequest money button located at the top of your paypal account home page,use it to request money directly from my paypal account which isgbengaeba@hotmail.com once I receive your money request from paypal, I willsubmit payment to you immediately viapaypal asap.

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#529272 - 7th Jun 2011 4:27pm Re: What do people think: Dodgy or not [Re: ]
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Dodgy

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#529274 - 7th Jun 2011 4:29pm Re: What do people think: Dodgy or not [Re: polo_phil]
willo
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thanks for that, i just wanted someone else to confirm my suspicions

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#529276 - 7th Jun 2011 4:30pm Re: What do people think: Dodgy or not [Re: ]
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i googled the email and linked to some biker forum saying dodgy and that email

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#529278 - 7th Jun 2011 4:30pm Re: What do people think: Dodgy or not [Re: ]
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http://blog.gumtree.com/paypal-scam-alert/

If in doubt google the body of the email.
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#529280 - 7th Jun 2011 4:32pm Re: What do people think: Dodgy or not [Re: ex0__]
willo
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thank you

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#529287 - 7th Jun 2011 4:46pm Re: What do people think: Dodgy or not [Re: ]
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#529290 - 7th Jun 2011 4:50pm Re: What do people think: Dodgy or not [Re: ]
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really dodgy,someone wants to get into your paypal account.

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#529300 - 7th Jun 2011 5:16pm Re: What do people think: Dodgy or not [Re: parkgater]
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Originally Posted By: parkgater
really dodgy,someone wants to get into your paypal account.


Don't spread FUD dude, that's not what this is about. It's someone trying to scam him, not get into his account.
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#529303 - 7th Jun 2011 5:17pm Re: What do people think: Dodgy or not [Re: parkgater]
Pinzgauer
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This is a scam writ LARGE ! Tell them to go away in short sharp jerky movements !!!

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#529330 - 7th Jun 2011 5:47pm Re: What do people think: Dodgy or not [Re: ]
willo
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I replied with my paypal email address

my paypal email is: do.you,think.i.came.in.on.the.last.bannana.boat.go.f**k.youself@hotmail.co.uk

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