Nigerian Gumtree scam


I posted an add on gumtree to sell my laptop. 30 minutes later there are 10 sms's on my phone, all from Nigerian scammers who want to buy the laptop for their sisters, brothers, wives, schools etc. Everyone wants to pay via eft or moneygram. number 0789865984

Dont sell your items to any nigerians on Gumtree or the internet, you will not receive your money.

Report ID: 4462
Crime Category: Fraud
Province: Western Cape
City/Town: CAPE TOWN
Suburb: N/A
Address: N/A
Crime Date/Time: 29 Aug 2013, 00:08 AM
Reported By: Username4462
Reported Date: 29 Aug 2013, 13:08 PM
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  • Min-Jae 17 Dec 2014, 11:53 AM

    Please beware of the person that goes by the email address natashamegan5@gmail.com! They offered to pay me via moneygram.

  • Not disclosed 31 Aug 2013, 11:46 AM

    I was selling my items on Gumtree as well. I noticed two different numbers same email address first number 0789865984 and the other 0749223372. Thank you for posting this! I never contacted the guy after reading this. I always do my homework no matter who it is.

  • Abdul2 30 Aug 2013, 02:47 PM

    Same guy - davidmaphosa@yahoo.com

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