Scammers contact you from gumtree ads

Mr Ethan Mccarthy contact me to buy some goods advertised on Gumtree, after StandardBank SMS of payment and confirmation letter from Standard Bank, he what to pickup good the same day, well dont let them the payment confirmation is all fraudulent. He use the email:, and mobile number: 0768069690 

Report ID: 6202
Crime Category: Fraud
Province: Gauteng
Suburb: N/A
Address: No 68 Cnr Mons & Delarey, Observatory, 2198
Crime Date/Time: 22 Apr 2014, 00:04 AM
Reported By: Username6202
Reported Date: 24 Apr 2014, 07:04 AM
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  • ProphaC 12 Jan 2015, 02:59 PM

    He just did the same thing to me. His current numbers are 0726093554 and 0736106048. They still get switched on.

  • goldie 16 Aug 2014, 03:15 PM

    I got scammed by the same guy called willian muller I placed an add on OLX selling my S3 mini he apperntly transfered the money in my account thru eft got a proof of payment but never got the cash his not answering his phone can't get hold of him anywhere his cell phone number 0710367113

  • Bean 31 Jul 2014, 10:15 PM

    I almost got scammed by a guy called Willian Muller, contact number 0710367113. he 'bought" my couch on gumtree and sent a proof of payment I never received the payment luckily or heard from him again. Luckily I still have my couch!!!

  • gman3 28 Jul 2014, 05:18 PM

    Hi there, would just like to find out if it was a scam or not?

  • mduduzi mthembu 13 Jun 2014, 03:34 PM

    i found this guy advertisement called ananzi cars here in gumtree cars so the name of the guy is called eddie vermont, i faxed all of my papers he required as to be approved for a rent to own car and he recently sent me an email tellin me ive been approved but they require 50% of my first installment before they deliver that rent to own car to my address , so all i wanna know is that is this guy for real before i deposit any amount to his account. pls advise

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