Saturday, May 26, 2012

Kijiji Paypal scam: How it works, what to do

A lot of people are talking on the Kijiji Discussion Forum about emails they've been getting from strangers about the things they're selling on Kijiji that end up leading to a scam.

Users are posting warnings about users with names like Glenda Willett and Lisa Macedo who email with short lines like "Anything to add or does ads say it all?"

The email addresses change, but the the process is the same: as soon as you reply in any way, she jumps on the ad, sight unseen, and offers full asking price. But she asks for your Paypal info.

Listen, folks. The names don't matter. The email addresses don't matter. The asking price doesn't matter

All that matters is this: when making deals through Kijiji, ALWAYS deal in person, ALWAYS deal in cash and ALWAYS deal locally.

If someone offers to pay you full asking price (or more) and wants to move the transaction out of the realm of hand-to-hand cash, assume it's a scam. You know why? BECAUSE IT'S A SCAM.

If you go to the Paypal page this Glenda Willett, Lisa Macedo or whoever else sends you to, odds are it'll be a phishing site that's aiming to get your login and password so they can empty out your bank account. If they want to send you a Western Union money transfer, it's going to be a fake for a value higher than your asking price, and they'll ask you not only to ship the item, but to send them the difference.

If you fall for any of these scams, you cannot blame Kijiji. Kijiji didn't do this. You did this. You got greedy and ignored the warnings that are posted on every single page of Kijiji -- Deal in person, locally, with cash.

Was I at all unclear?

325 Responses to “Kijiji Paypal scam: How it works, what to do”

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Anonymous said...
July 23, 2014 at 8:53 AM

REally glad I did a google search....

John Morgan wants to pay full price (sight unseen) and will arange pick-up for my honda shadow....

Lucky me ?????

Haven't heard back from him since I said "no, come in person with CASH".... i wonder what happenned to him????? lol

thanks


Anonymous said...
July 25, 2014 at 8:42 AM

Just got this text from this number 587-782-8557. "I'll like to buy ur Vehicle on Kijiji & give u 800 Extra .If still available for sale. Pls Email me ASAP:robertegag46@gmail.com"

Too good to be true so I googled it. Thank you everyone!


jpturcotte1 said...
August 3, 2014 at 8:04 PM

hamitonstephen@gmail.com. Stephen Hamilton = Scam

solc80@hotmail.com. Claire Solomon. 587-773-2536 = Scam


Anonymous said...
August 7, 2014 at 9:41 PM

I just had the same experience from tammymartins1410@gmail.com. Not having sold much on Kijiji or ever used Paypal for anything but buying something, I became a bit suspicious but let it go. I called her out though when the emails I got from 'Paypal' didn't look right and my Paypal account had no mention of any of the held funds. I asked this person to call me to arrange pick up and payment but they kept on pushing the paypal. Ugh!!! I"m glad they didn't get me.


Anonymous said...
August 9, 2014 at 11:39 PM

marylexy361@gmail.com, 1-510-747-9399
Says she's working at sea and doesn't have access to her bank account and tells me to get Paypal and send my info to her and then she'll make the payment and her pick up agent will pick up the item. Seems legit?


Anonymous said...
August 11, 2014 at 5:22 PM

This "Christophe McNulty" character just gave me the same story...


Anonymous said...
August 15, 2014 at 8:50 AM

Veronicawarner410@hotmail.com


Anonymous said...
August 18, 2014 at 3:56 PM

Another scam is powellsharon012@gmail.com. Just got an email asking about the current status and condition of my item. When I told her then I got an email about paying me via paypal. When I told them that I didn't have a pay pal account then it was here is the link to set one up because I can only pay via pay pal. Pretty much the email was 'trust me, pay pal is linked to my account'. Stay away from this one since cash, certified cheque and email money transfer were not viable options for this buyer. TOTAL SCAM!!!


Anonymous said...
August 18, 2014 at 4:03 PM

got one from Christophe mcnulty and john stauber


Anonymous said...
August 18, 2014 at 11:58 PM

He just came after me today too
Ugh, such a scumbag.
I really hate people
He didn't get anything out of me
And the second he knew he couldn't he just stopped talking to me lol


Anonymous said...
August 19, 2014 at 12:23 PM

Wondering if anyone knows about mnelson1410@gmail.com? Just got one from 'her' (Melissa Nelson) asking if my 'item' was still for sale and what's the best price. Alarm bells.
Anyone have info?

Thanks


Anonymous said...
August 24, 2014 at 8:33 AM

Just got one from Rosemary Church (goodlifeex@gmail.com) from +12564017864, and another one from +12823978585.
Wow, too many scammers :-)

Thx


Anonymous said...
August 27, 2014 at 4:09 PM

here is letter scam with attached italian passport and picture from person Bennard Agnes.
Hello ,
Many thanks for your email.I am 28 years old non smoker lady coming to Canada on work purpose. a Christian lady from Italy, and also do not drink. I am very social person that respect humanity and this make it so easy for me to get along with whoever that comes my way in life. I am very clean and i will like my environment to be kept clean always.I work as chef on cruise ship at the moment and i have limited time to surf the internet and also phone calls is also strictly limited due to nature of my work....Kindly get back to me with some photos and the total cost covering the first six months with security deposit and your PayPal payment request or your PayPal e-mail address if you don't have an account, PayPal is very easy, safe and secure, log on to (www.paypal.ca) since I'm requesting this transaction to be done via PayPal in order to proceed with the payment, as i intend to commence the lease by 1st of Oct.I will also like you to get back to me with your full home address for me to forward it to my mover to calculate the total cost of moving my little stuffs to Canada Meanwhile, I will be very happy to present my references and sign an agreement on arrival.

Attached is the copy of my ID.

Regards
Agnes


Anonymous said...
August 27, 2014 at 4:21 PM

This person is a scam mcnultychristophe0@gmail.com


Anonymous said...
August 29, 2014 at 2:13 PM

Hi All,
I just received an email from jacqron90@gmail.com, offered to give me $1600 (full price) for my dining room set. She says she lives in the US and wants to pay me through Paypal and the "shipper" will come to my house and package and pick up the entire set and she will cover all shipping costs. She asked for more pictures of the set and asked for my paypal address. She responds way to quickly and Im very uncomfortable with completing this transaction. I think I will pass on her offer. Thanks for these postings


Anonymous said...
September 1, 2014 at 11:19 PM

goodlifeex@gmail.com

(647) 795-6678

Scam


Anonymous said...
September 3, 2014 at 11:53 PM

Felica "hrtpredehey@gmail.com just sent a text to my cell # asking about a product I have for sale. She wrote don't reply to the text due to the nature of my job.

The # is a 904 497 1600 which is an area code out of Florida.

I did not reply.


Anonymous said...
September 8, 2014 at 3:37 PM

For all who have been contacted by Sara Lee. She should not be looking for a room any longer. The poor girl has been looking for a very long time but I am happy to report she just moved in to a room at my place the other day with the stuff the movers delivered. She is a very sweet girl, paid first three month rent and will now be starting her new career Marketing for WestJet.


Anonymous said...
September 17, 2014 at 8:03 PM

watch out for Melissa Brandon (melissabrandy1014@gmail.com) and Lily Water (lilywater1014@gmail.com).
They ask "What's the condition and final price". Their way of communicating is very abrupt and generic always offering to pay full asking. SCAMMERS!


Anonymous said...
September 23, 2014 at 10:20 AM

NEW...watch for these:

717 298-9205 linamaxwell3866@gmail.com
408 740 9556 jimtran1954@hotmail.com
702 7186201 goacamping1999@outlook/com

All texted and requested me contacting them through private email. Didn't contact through kijiji at all. Came within 30 min of each other. Willing to do immediate transaction through paypal only. When asked if local buyer...no response. When stating cash or certified cheque only...no further communication!

DO NOT DO PAYPAL TRANSACTIONS LIKE THIS!


Anonymous said...
September 26, 2014 at 1:26 AM

Kim Bill.....or Bill Kim I wonder where this one is from?:-(


Anonymous said...
September 30, 2014 at 4:56 PM

Sandra macklin @ gmail.com ..I suspect paypal scammer


Anonymous said...
October 5, 2014 at 9:28 AM

Roland Hills


Anonymous said...
October 14, 2014 at 7:47 AM

fiorenza.aman90ss@gmail.com Going with the "cruise ship chef" as a scam attempt

Hello ,
I am 27 years old non smoker lady coming to Canada on work purpose. I work as chef on cruise ship at the moment and i have limited time to surf the internet and also phone calls is also strictly limited due to nature of my work. I will like you to make the arrangement for the total cost covering my first six months rent together with security deposit. I will also like you to get back to me with your full home address for me to forward it to my mover to calculate the total cost of moving my little stuffs to Canada.

Fiorenza.


Anonymous said...
October 14, 2014 at 12:03 PM

I just got this email from Amanda Lee amda.lee04@gmail.com asking to buy my bow bass that I posted on Kijiji last week. She said the only way to make the payment is through Paypal account. Then, I agreed and I received an email from "Paypal" on regards that is a money on hod to my account waiting to be release but I have to send $100 to an agent how will pick up the item in order to release the money to my account. Unfortunately I sent the money (100) and then, they asked for more on regards of the "Goverment and Taxes Fee". I started checking on the internet and I found this block when I realized it is a spam. I just loose 100 buck but it could be more. Be aware. Last email asking from more money came from l.trihey@gmail.com on behalf of service@intl.paypal.com®.


Anonymous said...
October 14, 2014 at 12:06 PM

Amanda Lee was texting me from (587) 782-9185 email: amda.lee04@gmail.com and l.trihey@gmail.com:

Amanda Lee (amda.lee04@gmail.com) Agregar a contactos 12/10/2014 Para: Mostrar este mensaje... De: Amanda Lee (amda.lee04@gmail.com)
Enviado: domingo, 12 de octubre de 2014 16:58:55
Para:

Am very sorry once again i just got an e-mail again from my agent thatthe Government and Taxes Fee of $300 will be asked , but this will berefund to me back, after some weeks, as it is refundable...so i havemake an additional payment of $300 for the Government and TaxesFee,...so kindly help me to send the $300 to my agent address...hopeto read from you soonest.... paypal should have get back to you now,coz i emailed them everything...so kindly get back to me asapregarding the info you have from money gram....Cheers!


Anonymous said...
October 16, 2014 at 1:43 PM

I got something similar from +1 (620) 381-6633 : "i saw your ad am ready to offer you additional $700 to ur asking price for the vehicle pls respond me ASAP on danielvermeulen863@gmail.com".
it's SCAM 100%


Anonymous said...
October 26, 2014 at 4:46 PM

Melissacoulton101@gmail.com and Jasonkarma79@gmail.com but suspicious. Sent similar emails asking my final price and jumping to pay via paypal


guitarforeva71 said...
October 29, 2014 at 6:39 AM

Rosemary Church goodlifeex@gmail.com
Glad I didnt fall for that $12,000 scam.


Ray Morley said...
October 31, 2014 at 8:13 PM

Latest one I had and he was quite convincing at first was a dude calling himself Jamie Armstrong. Claimed he lived in St John NB and I live in Moncton so at least he new his geography. Asked tons of questions but would not commit to actually coming and seeing my car. His last ditch effort was the email I posted below.

I will not bother you anymore about repair jobs on the car. As you say you must be willing to tinker as they are older cars. I did not realize when I had asked you to do those repairs that your plate was so full and I understand now that you have more pressing priorities. Please forgive my pushiness on my asking about the car being made to be drive away ready. I really do love this car and would not wish to lose the chance to buy it. So now as you have been with me I shall be with you... Completely forth right and honest!!! I do not have the cash right now to buy your car out right, what I do have is $ 500.00 that I could send you as a deposit and every month there $1000.00 dollars a month in a bi weekly installment of $500.00 every two weeks. I Would even go to $3500.00 for the car the extra $300.00 to be put towards storage fees. I presently do not have a car nor a way to get to see the car, but through the photos that you have sent me and your honesty in your responses, I am willing to buy this vehicle sight unseen, in the above described manner. At the end of the payments and on a agreed set date I will arrange for the car to be transported here to a mechanics shop to finish all the repairs necessary to get the car on the road. It would be a real shame to part out this car and auction may not net you what the car is worth. I also apologize if you feel that I have led you on thinking I had the cash ready and in hand, I should have been more up front and honest about that. For that I am sorry!!! My intent is true and I stand behind my offer. Please take your time and seriously consider what I have said here.

Sincerely,

Jamie


Anonymous said...
November 6, 2014 at 12:57 PM

dude just tried to get me to pay $500 up front to bring a buyer for my car. Said it was refundable. No thanks.


Anonymous said...
November 12, 2014 at 7:55 AM

Mabel N - miki.ns01@gmail.com

Attempting to scam today on kijiji with full price, shippers, US for work - blah, blah, blah.


Anonymous said...
November 13, 2014 at 4:31 PM

careful with these guys....smells like paypal fraud: anitabrandon0111@gmail.com and
dinanabrandon1010@gmail.com


Laurie said...
November 15, 2014 at 9:39 AM

Rosemary Church is at it again. It sounded fishy to me so I Googled her name. Thanks folks. Here's her note:
I appreciate your prompt response, I am interested in buying It ASAP for my cousin in Ontario as a surprise gift. I wont be available by myself for inspection due to my present location. I would like you to email me with some close up shots of it and will arrange for it to be picked up by a Shipping agent who will be coming for the inspection and pick up at your place once the payment clears, I will also be paying you through Paypal which i believe is safe and secured for both of us and I will also be responsible for the charges. All I need from you now is to get back to me with your Paypal email and name or send me Paypal invoice so that I can send your payment ASAP. What is your bottom price?

Just want to be sure about the sale before i proceed and If you need to reach me, send me an email as i Squeeze time every four -hours to check correspondence and respond at the same time.

Thanks


Anonymous said...
November 19, 2014 at 11:23 AM

Rosemary Church. goodlifeex@gmail.com. 867 292 0157. Scam.


Anonymous said...
November 24, 2014 at 2:18 PM

here are 3 adresses that were used with the same text scam received today:
1- Mabel N ( miki.ns01@gmail)
2-HELEN PAUL (helenpaul01@oulook.com)
3-SCOTT SCOTT (scott_scott@hotmail.com)

Same text!! same scam as described here by many users. BE AWARE... Kijiji better do something about thes scammers!!!


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Anonymous said...
December 2, 2014 at 3:30 PM

BEWARE OF FIORENZA AMANDO and here email add is fiorenza.aman90ss@gmail.com.

same stories that some of you already said. she's a chef in the cruise and from italy, she sent me her id with her picture. i want to post her but i can't. anyway, she ant to rent my property, due to nature of her work she can pay only thru paypal, she ask me to create a paypal acct and i did. however when she ask me that i need to pay her movers after she send me the money then i think that is not right. I told her we can do the process of renting once she arrive locally on dec. 5, 2014.

Thanks everyone for your blog, it help me and i stop dealing with Fiorenza Amando.


Anonymous said...
December 4, 2014 at 1:24 PM

copersimon@gmail.com is apparently a naval officer at sea and wants my guitar for their daughter. Amazing that they chose what is probably the most inland guitar on the continent. Text came from 727-264-3180, a Florida area code... I am located on the Canadian prairies.


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Anonymous said...
December 11, 2014 at 9:18 PM

Reposted an ad and minutes later I got a text message from Felicia asking me to email her at precious stone102 @ outlook.com.
Not going to reply.


Anonymous said...
December 24, 2014 at 12:38 PM

Felicia Taylor, email: preciousstone102@outlook.com IT'S A SCAM.


Anonymous said...
January 2, 2015 at 3:08 PM

Similar scam under name of Cooper Simon number 1-727-264-3180. Through kijiji.


Anonymous said...
January 8, 2015 at 7:31 PM

This scam is still ongoing and it is already 2015! Just listed a large furniture item on Kijiji today and have already received 2 scam SMS messages and an email. The wording is quite similar to all the stories above. Read the emails carefully-the language is very simple, grammar almost non existent. They were still asking for the same thing-live out of town, shipping company to pick up item, paypal link, paypal payment etc etc. I would suggest NOT putting your phone # on your Kijiji ad. Accept only cash, pick up only, deal locally, and avoid these scammers. Be wary.


Anonymous said...
January 8, 2015 at 7:34 PM

Melinda Williams : melindawilliam112@outlookcom 514-416-8364
Sophia Benjamin: sophiabenjamin123@outlook.com 867-888-1274


Anonymous said...
January 13, 2015 at 12:15 AM

Watch for Wasco Kunlex or kunlexw@gmail.com, who claims to be a bomb detecting officer in the US. He will also give you the same spiel as others have mentioned above.


Anonymous said...
January 18, 2015 at 10:55 PM

I Just got an email Via Kijiji with the user name fred.melina11@outlook.com they asked me to wire transfer money to their shipping agency and red flags went off right away so I replied and sent them a nasty email and blocked them. Thanks for the info. Don't fall for these scammers


Anonymous said...
January 20, 2015 at 2:38 PM

Dwain Elliott, summercamping1989@outlook.com has offered me the asking price for my SUV on kijiji. Here is my response to his questions:

I want to know few things about this,like,
1. What’s the condition ?
Me: 1. The condition is pretty bad, everything makes a noise except the honking.

2. Why are you selling ?
Me: 2. We are now planning to travel the world on foot.

3. what year is it serviced last.
Me: 3. It was serviced in Oct 2014 with sand filled in the engine, grease in the oil tank and sanded off the paint.


4.How long have you owned it?
Me: 4. I have owned it since 1945.

Email me back with your PayPal email and also your Full name, PayPal fee will be my responsibility and i will take it for $10,000 including the PayPal surcharges..
Me: 5. My paypal email is gofuckyourself@scammeronkijiji.com. My full name is Laughingat Scammer. You can call me Scammer Hater too.

Pick Up will be arranged by me.I will be waiting to read from you.
Me: Hope you enjoy the read (sic) from me.


Giulio Moro said...
January 21, 2015 at 1:13 PM

Hi. Its sad to hear about losers in general trying to cheat others, pathetic. But honestly, I go through Kijiji very frequently looking for items I can't find locally and ask if the seller would mind shipping it to me as I can pay via PayPal. I have nothing to hide and only ask for a No if they don't want to. I don't expect people hanging-up on me when I call them on my dime with my home telephone number, and I have no issue providing my personal information when asked. I've had extremely good experiences in doing this as I also sell on eBay, so I know what its like buying online or selling and shipping worldwide. As long as you're up front and honest both parties can benefit, but there's a real loser going by the name Danny Day in the St.Catherines, Ontario region that is a real scam artist or crook. His real name is Steve Fisher and he posts various items on Kijiji for sale and trade. Payment is only accepted by band email transfrer (NEVER, EVER DO THIS), Western Union (NEVER, EVER DO THIS), and PayPal is a headache (he's got a few screws loose, really). The product you've paid for never gets shipped, even when you've paid for the product and the shipping, then excuse after excuse as to it was shipped, then lost, then returned back to him as undeliverable, and then finally he tells you to come and get it yourself, otherwise he'll resell it, but he never returns your money. Stay away from this loser, and others like him. If you know who this person is, please report him to the OPP Fraud Squad as I'm sure he's cheated many people and does this for a living. From fake Money Orders, Bank Drafts, and even Certified Cheques, you just have to be vigilant and careful, as well as honest and up-front. We live in a world now that we can order a cell phone or tablet while on your cell phone internet browser from a company in China, but always make sure you pay with a credit card or PayPal only to protect yourself.


Anonymous said...
January 26, 2015 at 7:00 AM

This may be a record. I placed an Ad last night and have had TWO different scammers both try and use the same Paypal trick (we're sending you the full price plus shipping costs which you need to send to our shipper before Paypal will release your funds). Their email addresses are: yasminmohseni1@gmail.com and richardkrasier@outlook.com. In today's world it becomes "Let the Seller beware..." Sad.


Anonymous said...
January 26, 2015 at 8:36 AM

Beware of someone calling themselves John Wayne. They responded to an add for a trailer I had listed on Kijiji and was willing to pay $500 over asking price. He wanted to pay by Paypal and even sent me the link to sign up..... how kind. He explained that he worked as an engineer on an offshore oil rig in Bermuda and would not be able to see the item in person but would have his agent make all the arrangements. He was sooooooo pleased trailer and how it looked and explained he wanted it for a summer vacation house. He asked for more pictures and said he would absolutely buy it and not to let anyone else outbid his offer. I told him I would only accept payment via E-Transfer. He responded that he does not have internet banking and sent the Paypal link again. I told him I would not do business in this way and haven't heard from him since. Beware!!! Poor spelling and grammar.... for an engineer! This is a SCAM to get your banking and/or credit card info.


cherdon said...
February 1, 2015 at 12:07 AM

Hello! The following is a reply to your "Faux Marble Base Coffee Table with 1/4" Beveled/Tempered Glass" Ad on Kijiji:

From: markpat196888@gmail.com
Did you still have this item for sale in good condition?

Here are the emails that followed:

Thank you so much for getting back to me, I am quite comfortable with the condition of the item and I wouldn't mind adding an extra $50 to your asking price to keep this for me, and i will be making the payment by bank Certified check to cover the cost, then after it clears in your Bank, which shouldn't take more than a day or two according to my bank, I will have my movers come over for the pick up, If you are OK with this, Do reply back with your full name address cell # and your last asking price, in which the check will be sent to you asap, and I would like you to take the posting off.

I will not be able to pay you with cash because am busy at the moment and i want to use the item in my new house and i have already inform my pick up agent that they will be picking up some stuff for me this week .. so kindly get back to me with your Full name and address and your cell# so i can get the payment mail out to you tonight,

Ok give me your name address and phone number

I will let you know as soon as the payment is been mailed out to you okay

Good Day, How are you doing?just wanna let you know that the check has been mailed out to you today and is on its way to you. I did added extra funds to pay the movers for the pick up and delivery and to take care of any other related shipping/handling expenses. As soon as the check gets to you, deposit it and when > it clears which shouldn't take more than a day or two according to the bank, you will be sending the added funds to the movers to enable them come over for pick up and take care of other delivery process.Please write back to let me know you got this message. Thank you for been an honest seller

For the mover to come pick up the item cos there are some they are still going around to pick up thats why i added the extra funds Ok

We will get back to you shortly Ok

Here is the shipment tracking number E851 231 937 0 and you will be receiving the payment soon today

I am so angry with this lowlife. I wish I could find out where and who this creep is.




Anonymous said...
February 2, 2015 at 1:25 AM

Folks, avoid this email as well, another PayPal scanner : hhubert101@gmail.com


Anonymous said...
February 7, 2015 at 6:41 AM

angelinapaul@outlook.com at it again, 1-514-416-7675 second time she/he contacts me, I'm keeping a list, to date: herlene thomas,angelina paul,karren jane, the text message reads: hi,do you still have your furniture for sale? Me and my husband are interested, please email me back at (email)


Anonymous said...
March 1, 2015 at 6:52 PM

i don't know if i should trust this person im trying to sell something to them and they said they're oversea's i don't know if its a scam asking to set up a paypal ......so they can pay me


Anonymous said...
March 4, 2015 at 2:12 PM

She or he are working via SMS too : 209-250-8046. I belived it's an online sms service though.

Her name here is Jennifer :

Le 2015-03-04 13:57, "Jennifer Fred" a écrit :

Thank you for getting back to me. Can you assure me that i will not be disappointed with it. I'm ready to pay your asking price, i'm buying this for my son.I would have love to come for the viewing by the weekend, but My place is way too far from there in which i am located in yukon in canada So i thought of how to make this transaction work between us, which i came to conclusion with my husband to use a courier company to pick up the item from your place but we will send the money to your account first and after you get the money in your account, the pick up company will come to help us carry it As for the payment..i will be paying you via the fastest and secure way to pay online(PayPal)..You can now send me your PayPal email so i can pay in right away and also include your address in your reply.If you don't have a paypal account, you can easily set up one...log on to www.paypal.com and sign up. its very easy.get back to me with all this request information..
1.Your PayPal Full Name
2.Your Paypal E-mail address.
3. Your phone number.
4.remove the item on kijiji.
Best Regards,

Be careful!


Anonymous said...
March 28, 2015 at 9:04 PM

I just got the same email from Rosemary Church. She wanted to buy my Subaru for her cousin in the Yukon, sight unseen. I told her I didn't have a PayPal account so she told me how to set one up and to get back to her with my info. Meanwhile I sold my car locally in one day!


Anonymous said...
March 28, 2015 at 9:09 PM

Got the same email fromRosemary Church wanting to buy my car for her cousin in the Yukon.

Isn't this illegal? How do they get away with this?


Anonymous said...
March 29, 2015 at 4:35 PM

There are tons of these people on Kijiji. "Angelina Paul" is another one. Ridiculous emails that are always lengthy and always in poor grammar so that the average person can tell they aren't Canadian or American. This is not about small items for sale. ...usually a large ticket item like a vehicle and the scammers like Paypal. Always point your cursor at their name and their real email comes up which is often random letters and numbers. Also won't be from a commonly used Internet provider with the Gmail users as an exception.


Anonymous said...
April 6, 2015 at 12:10 PM

Same thing happened to a friend of mine. Someone asking to buy their vehicle full price. Luckily my friend was not scammed. Emails came from Mc donald - mc9692486@gmail.com last email was from an Amanda Lee they said they would send $800 asking price, and would send an additional $550 for pick up of vehicle. (Money Gram money transfer) That my friend would have to send as they are working off shore with Canada Oil and Gas, and don't have access to their credit cards to send it themselves to their pick up agent. (International headquarters in the United States) They said they would pay thru PayPal from their RBC account. The first contact came thru a text from 937-641-8396 asking to respond thru email about the vehicle.
Just wanted to add that email/number and name to the list so people don't get scammed by them. They said they would send an e-tranfer (their spelling error) all the contact with this person seemed copied and pasted on the emails they sent to my friend.


Anonymous said...
April 12, 2015 at 12:34 AM

Linda Martin email linda.martin65034@gmail.com tried the same scam today with me for furniture I was selling.

From: Linda Martin
Sent: Saturday, April 11, 2015 7:12 PM

Im okay with the price and condition , is this email also your PayPal email ? Let me know asap so i can arrange the payment through PayPal. my shipper will be coming to pick it up as soon as the payment clears into your account . Reply soon


Anonymous said...
May 22, 2015 at 1:43 AM

SCAM ALERT!
jessica laurence (jessicalaurence003@gmail.com): marine engineer wanting to give a gift to her daughter.


Anonymous said...
June 3, 2015 at 11:08 AM

SCAM ROOM RENTAL KIJIJI 2015
+1-602-726-6518
yvonnezhang42@gmail.com Yvonne Chen Zhang her "boss" is
Mr. Sheoyi +2348060823957.

SAME STORY ABOUT RENT !! First she first sent me a text message from the top number which is from Arizona.. then claimed it was better to talk through email !! When I emailed her she was very quick answering and offered 3 month in advance with more pictures of the place, I was stupid enough to think she was a real person but got very suspicious when she wouldn't want to tell me her employer in Canada and only sent me that Nigerian number claiming it was her previous work and that she was originally from Singapour working on a cruise ship as a chef. She sent me herlself the paypal link and kept asking for my ID, anyways I googled scams online and found other stories that were exactly the same with different names !! BE AWARE PEOPLE !!! After i kept insisting on the papers and her workplace with contact in canada she stopped answering.. she used as an excuse that she need it secure her living spot in order to proceed with her jobs lol.


Anonymous said...
June 11, 2015 at 7:49 PM

Folks, don't bother providing (or remembering) names, phone numbers, or e-mail addresses of scammers. That information is ever changing. Instead become familiar with their modus operandi. The various samples already provided in this blog are great examples of the various ploys that are attempted. Basically, suspect anybody that isn't willing to meet in person or pay in cash.


Anonymous said...
June 15, 2015 at 10:59 AM

PayPal and Money Gram scams for a boat I'm selling in Kijiji. Hard to believe there are so many. At least when the same scam comes up multiple times from different scammers it makes it that much more obvious. These names and phone numbers can be added to the list: (402) 285-8321, Felicia Taylor, and preciousstonesee@gmail.com c


Anonymous said...
June 18, 2015 at 5:06 PM

morency.anderson@outlook.com
victorwalter007@gmail.com
and a new one.has anyone heard ofelliotwood001@outlook.com


Anonymous said...
June 28, 2015 at 8:39 AM

posted a car for sale and rec'd a reply within minutes from James Fonton on a oil rig to buy sight unseen and pay by paypal. I almost got caught until a google search showed these scams, thanks for making us aware.


Anonymous said...
August 7, 2015 at 12:44 AM

I also just got a text from someone by the name of "Jessica" who is currently in Hillcrest Hospital with cancer wanting to purchase a diamond, sight unseen, at full asking price plus an extra $80 for shipping it to her friend "Maria" in New York.
phone: (937) 589-2980


Céline Poissant said...
August 13, 2015 at 10:51 PM

A new one today jessegalea@outlook.com. NAme : Jesse Marie Galea. Really interested in furniture she didn't see, lives in Yukon, pregnant so cannot travel. Wants a paypal acc


AlphaBette said...
September 8, 2015 at 12:58 PM

Just received a SCAM email from a so-called Joanna Davie from Yukon. I didn't fall for it, of course, but I answered as if I didn't know, just to see how far they would go... It's all too obvious. Scam emails all look alike. They are written in bad English with lots of mistakes and hardly any punctuation. It reads as follows:

Thank you for getting back to me. Can you assure me that i will not be disappointed with it., i'm buying this for my son.I would have love to come for the viewing by the weekend, but My place is way too far from there in which i am located in yukon in canada So i thought of how to make this transaction work between us, which i came to conclusion with my husband to use a courier company to pick up the item from your place but we will send the money to your account first and after you get the money in your account, the pick up company will come to help us carry it As for the payment..i will be paying you via the fastest and secure way to pay online(PayPal)..You can now send me your PayPal email so i can pay in right away and also include your address in your reply.If you don't have a paypal account, you can easily set up one...log on to www.paypal.com and sign up. its very easy.get back to me with all this request information..
1.your full asking price.
2.Your PayPal Full Name
3.Your Paypal E-mail address.
4. Your phone number.
5.remove the item on kijiji.

Best Regards,


VeganX24 said...
September 24, 2015 at 1:27 PM

New name, same scam:

Chef on cruise ship. Moving to canada. needs postal code and phone number and paypal account. Diana Lee, aydianalee@gmail.com. Phone number is not searchable but looks like american. 1 989 856 6958
Thanks for getting back to me again. I am a very neat and tidy person that respect humanity and this make it so easy for me to get along with whoever that comes my way in life.I'm a Singaporean-American but will be coming to Canada from my last place of employment in China. I'd be arriving on 7th of October and stay more than a year in Canada working. I will be transferring the rent to you through PayPal and if you do not have one kindly set up an account with them in less than 5 minutes on www.paypal.com. I would have requested for your bank details but for the safety of you and I with giving bank details online, I prefer going through PayPal. I will be so happy to secure the room as soon as you get back to me with the PayPal name and email. I will like to pay in advance through PayPal and my reason is that, I will be presenting the proof of my rent payment to the immigration at the port of entry into Canada.


Thanks
Diana


Andrew Dickson said...
October 5, 2015 at 10:02 PM

Hmm... I got a similar offer on Saturday.. I ignored it because I know the usual phishing bullshit with ads on Kijiji. That being said, I decided to respond tonight and see if it was fake or not. At this point, I'm unsure of what to think. They asked questions like, am I the original owner, how long have I had it and what's my bottom price? User said they wanted to use PayPal since it's safe for both of us and that they'd send an agent to inspect it and come pick it up.
I'm a little leery, but at the same time, it seems legit. The phone number used was local though... Are these scammers getting intelligent or what? It's normally easy to spot them a mile off but this one has me wondering if it's legitimate or not. Oh.. and she wants more photo's... I guess I'll take a couple photo's tomorrow (it's dark now) and see what happens next. She wants a PayPal invoice sent to her.. they can't actually steal my account with an invoice now can they?
Thanks..


AlexY said...
October 11, 2015 at 12:30 PM

Another example of scum, the initial request was sent from (615) 267-3971 via SMS:


aydianalee3@gmail.com
Hi,
Thanks for getting back to me again. I am a very neat and tidy person that respect humanity and this make it so easy for me to get along with whoever that comes my way in life.I'm a Singaporean-American but will be coming to Canada from my last place of employment in China. I'd be arriving on 2nd November and stay more than a year in Canada working. I will be transferring the rent to you through PayPal and if you do not have one kindly set up an account with them on www.paypal.com. I would have requested for your bank details but for the safety of you and I with giving bank details online, I prefer going through PayPal. I will be happy to secure the room as soon as you get back to me with the name and email attached to the paypal account.

Hope to hear from you soon

Thanks
Diana Lee


Anonymous said...
October 23, 2015 at 3:27 AM

this is indeed sad. I use KIJIJI a lot for items that I can buy. I've always wanted to have the shipping/payal or other option as items I want are often in Ontario, and I am in Alberta. I have a paypal account that I only use to pay from.

I don't get one part of the scam. Your email is nothing but a contact point. I've had people from Colorado email me an invoice, I paid it, and they shipped. No problem.

I guess I then just simply need to stick to buying only from Edmonton, and any deal further out is not worth it. I was looking to deal on some computer parts from Ontario, tables from Calgary, and other items in Vancouver. This seriously limits one's buying abilities with kijiji. I guess ebay for me.


Anonymous said...
November 9, 2015 at 5:27 PM

Just got an email also from a certain - Diana Lee - aydianalee3@gmail.com - asking for my paypal a/c - Does anyone know anything about this name ?????
Thanks


Anonymous said...
November 15, 2015 at 5:24 PM

There's someone out there with the following number 8173983406, who tried the paypal scam on me. Offering me more than 200 that the offer price. Couldn't meet me in person, because he was away on some business trip. Anyway , if anyone receives a message from that number its scam.


Unknown said...
November 18, 2015 at 11:09 PM

the same just happened to me right now. the person want me to ship to Africa and willing to pay 100 $ more of what I was asking for my wedding dress. thanks Jesus Christ I search before anything.


Kelly Schafer said...
November 18, 2015 at 11:13 PM

the same just happened to me right now. the person want me to ship to Africa and willing to pay 100 $ more of what I was asking for my wedding dress. thanks Jesus Christ I search before anything.


Anonymous said...
November 21, 2015 at 2:40 AM

Hello, I'm interested in the place you have for rent, kindly email me details to atdianalee1@gmail.com I prefer to be emailed due to my work. Thanks Diana

Claims to be cruise chef.
Hi Kevin ,
Thanks for your response, let me introduce myself.. I'm Diana, 25 year single nonsmoker lady coming to Canada. I work as chef on cruise ship at the moment and I have limited time to surf the internet and also phone call is also strictly limited due to the nature of my job, but  I will still find a chance to call you.
However,  I will like to know the total cost covering my first three months’ rent together with deposit so I could plan my budget. I will also like you to get back to me with some more picture and your postal code address for me to forward it to my mover to calculate the total cost of moving my stuffs to Canada. I had attached  picture of myself for you to know me and  I will be waiting to read back from you soon.


Thanks
Diana


Anonymous said...
December 24, 2015 at 12:58 PM

Hello Guys,
Be careful from this scam ....

Hello Sam ,
Thanks for your message, I am 27 years old non smoker lady coming to Canada on work purpose. I work as chef on cruise ship at the moment and i have limited time to surf the internet and also phone calls is also strictly limited due to nature of my work. I will like you to make the arrangement for the total cost covering my first six months rent together with security deposit. I will also like you to get back to me with your full home address for me to forward it to my mover to calculate the total cost of moving my little stuffs to Canada.

Regard

from: Aveleen Brádaigh (akinesbra07@gmail.com)


Anonymous said...
December 24, 2015 at 10:41 PM

Diana Lee cruise line chef is trying the western union and PayPal scam - glad to read this


Anonymous said...
January 8, 2016 at 7:01 PM

Friend put place up for rent. Someone by the name of Diana Lee asked to pay full price-3 months rent and some extra money to wire to her movers through western union so her stuff would be there before her as she worked on a cruise and wouldn't have time. She sent a paypal reciept and it seemed kind of sketchy so luckily my friend contacted paypal and she was told this was a scam and the transaction id was fake!


Anonymous said...
January 12, 2016 at 10:23 AM

She has reincarnated herself as Diana Lee. ( dianaleeay@gmail.com )
The number she uses is: 19896236104

Don't get scammed


Elliot Tweedy said...
February 8, 2016 at 9:26 AM

Im in the process of burning a scammer by the name of James Walter. Apparently being an oceanographer pays well cos he's offered me $80 above asking price for some furniture I'm selling. But I can't call him because 'there is no reception on the sea area'. Gotta love dat broken English and poor grammar.


Anonymous said...
February 27, 2016 at 11:07 PM

Same situation: (some one reported in Mar 2013) - person working in cruise line wants to move to Canada. aydianalee3@gmail.com - Diana Lee.

She sent me her picture too.


Anonymous said...
March 3, 2016 at 1:22 PM

Tyson Nobert SCAM .. noberttyson626@hotmail.com
same thing as above.. wants paypal .. INSISTING I HAVE to pay paypal and forwarded the link.. what got me was the pushiness of his first email.. "I really want this item so take down your add from kijiji and I will make pmt right away" umm yaaa ok .. weirdo


Serena Ambler said...
March 8, 2016 at 11:06 AM

Here is another one: paying way too much to get my grad dress shipped to Nova Scotia. Email address: helenapaul1@outlook.com #902- 702- 1461


Anonymous said...
March 8, 2016 at 5:02 PM

Had a woman name Julie Marie, her e-mail address is: maryjulie866@gmail.com asked for the full price of items I have on sale. I e-mailed back asking which ones and she replied that she's buying many so she doesn't know. I thought it was fishy but just to be nice I wrote the items I am selling. She keeps asking for my paypal account to pay when I asked face to face. I blocked her after she kept insisting on paypal saying she's a busy woman and has a courier who will drop the items for her.

I am glad I checked google on Kijiji scamming.
But I kept replying back to her though, is it possible for someone to get bank accounts and whatnot through your e-mail?


Anonymous said...
April 7, 2016 at 9:08 AM

I just received one from allanbecko2...same bs as listed above...and am getting texts from jakewds07@gmail.com phone number 3024005569 the Allan beck number is 4078482098


Giovina Rogers said...
April 11, 2016 at 2:48 PM

some of these are word for word what I just received.. got a text asking me to email as that was preferred due to the nature of her job. Her name is Diana Lee, this is what she sent me: Thanks for your response, let me introduce myself.. I'm Diana, 25 year single nonsmoker lady coming to Canada. I work as chef on cruise ship at the moment and I have limited time to surf the internet and also phone call is also strictly limited due to the nature of my job, but I will still find a chance to call you.
However, I will like to know the total cost covering my first three months’ rent together with deposit so I could plan my budget. I will also like you to get back to me with some more picture and your postal code address for me to forward it to my mover to calculate the total cost of moving my stuff to Canada. I had attached picture of myself for you to know me and I will be waiting to read back from you soon.
Guess I won't be replying..


Anonymous said...
April 12, 2016 at 8:59 AM

Hi--- there is a new scammer on the block--- be careful report these numbers and emails and name
Here another one---
dianaleeayy@gmail.com


Franklin said...
May 22, 2016 at 11:24 PM

diana lee is the new name, same ammo works on cruise ship


Franklin said...
May 22, 2016 at 11:25 PM

diana lee is the new name, same ammo works on cruise ship


Anonymous said...
May 29, 2016 at 5:05 PM

"If someone offers to pay you full asking price (or more) and wants to move the transaction out of the realm of hand-to-hand cash, assume it's a scam. You know why? BECAUSE IT'S A SCAM"

Can you prove i'm a scam? No. Then, you're in the wrong, and i have proof of it. I was asking to pay via Paypal for a small item that can be sent easily using postal service. I ask for Paypal because i live way too far to get the item with hand-to-hand. I bought many items via Ebay using same payment method: PAYPAL. I never had any problem, and never i gave any seller a problem. If a seller is honest, the only precaution he should take is sending the package with tracking number information and keep proof of it, just like on Ebay. But if you're too paranoid and refuse to deal other than hand to hand, please don't say people that are not paranoid like you are scam, because it is judging who i am without even knowing me.

Is there scam with Paypal? Yes. Is everyone asking for Paypal only as a payment method is a scam? No. As simple as that. But i was as paranoid as you, i should say that if you only deal hand-by-hand for payment, than, you may get in a trap (even in public place) where you'll get beaten to death by a psychopath. See how easy it would be to say random things that doesn't have any proof. No, seriously, i'm not a scam, and i will always ask for Paypal payment because i can't afford to travel hours just to get a CD or anything else. I prefer to pay extra shipping fee than having to move hours away just to buy an item. Sincerely.


Tyler Cameron said...
June 9, 2016 at 11:12 AM

looks like Benjamin MacNeill is doing it. 1-989-850-9193


jones said...
June 30, 2016 at 10:54 AM

Now the chef on the cruise ship is Phebe Nguyen <bphebenguyen@gmail.com and the phone number is 614-943-8111. Another scammer.


Unknown said...
July 15, 2016 at 12:59 AM

preciousstone102@outlook.com


Tika said...
July 20, 2016 at 3:01 AM

Alex Vezeau (alexvezeau@live.ca) 514.575.8250 (Fido client). I purchased & paid 300$ to him for a dishwashing machine. The day I was to pick up my purchase, he canceled his phone & removed the ad. I filed a Police Report: MTLEV1600694681 - (514.280.0120). I don't want him to do this to anyone else.


Tika said...
July 20, 2016 at 3:02 AM

Alex Vezeau (alexvezeau@live.ca) 514.575.8250 (Fido client). I purchased & paid 300$ to him for a dishwashing machine. The day I was to pick up my purchase, he canceled his phone & removed the ad. I filed a Police Report: MTLEV1600694681 - (514.280.0120). I don't want him to do this to anyone else.


Anonymous said...
July 26, 2016 at 5:53 PM

Anyone has a good guess where these Scammers operate from? It seems like a 3rd world country where there is no rule of law AT ALL!!! Any guesses? Also block jessicageoffrey06‎ at gmail.com


Steven Valente said...
August 2, 2016 at 10:16 PM

Thank you for getting back to me. Can you assure me that i will not be disappointed with it., i'm buying this for my son.I would have love to come for the viewing by the weekend, but My place is way too far from there in which i am located in yukon in canada So i thought of how to make this transaction work between us, which i came to conclusion with my husband to use a courier company to pick up the item from your place but we will send the money to your account first and after you get the money in your account, the pick up company will come to help us carry it As for the payment..i will be paying you via the fastest and secure way to pay online(PayPal)..You can now send me your PayPal email so i can pay in right away and also include your address in your reply.If you don't have a paypal account, you can easily set up one...log on to www.paypal.com and sign up. its very easy.get back to me with all this request information..
1.your full asking price.
2.Your PayPal Full Name
3.Your Paypal E-mail address.
4. Your phone number.
5.remove the item on kijiji.
Best Regards,


add to the post


Anonymous said...
August 4, 2016 at 4:52 PM

I've had a helenapaul1@outlook.com 902.701.6099 offered to buy my motorcycle. She/he used the same sort of language I've seen posted elsewhere. Obvious scam!


Amy Short said...
August 5, 2016 at 11:16 AM

godwinemerson01@gmail.com - SCAM


Anonymous said...
August 12, 2016 at 8:52 AM

I'm selling some high-end collectables on kijiji ($2000+). Had "Lisa Smith" contact me and offer a fair price. Then wanted communication outside of kijiji - strike #1. Wanted to send money to me via paypal and have a shipping agent come pick it up - big-time strike #2. I said no and asked "her" for her shipping address and she wouldn't give it - strike #3. Called her out on this scam and haven't heard back.

Her email is ==> lisas5103@gmail.com. That email alone looks suspicious - should have noticed that in the beginning.

BTW, I have bought and sold a few things over kijiji from other provinces via the paypal/shipping method and have had no problems. Paypal does protect you, but the process to get your money back is lengthy (it's happened to me via a scam on eBay, took 2 months to get my $$ back). If they do not give you their personal address, then be cautious and/or walk away.

Best method is alway deal in cash and in person - if it's an expensive transaction, meet in a public place.

Be safe everyone.


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Unknown said...
October 20, 2016 at 4:38 PM

Watch out for Andrew Stein. He wanted to buy my motorcycle recently on Kajijji but couldn't come in person because he is a "Naval Architect" living outside of the country. He wanted to have my bike shipped to Alberta as a "birthday gift" for his father. He'll want you to pay the "shipper" via PayPal because he cannot do this himself due to his "remote location" you'll get a bunch of fake emails from PayPal stating that you need to send the shipper funds via moneygram and that the money he owes you for both the motorcycle and shipping will be credited to your account once you email PayPal back the reference number for the moneygram transfer. He'll use the word "implore" a lot.


Pissed off in Alaska said...
March 11, 2017 at 11:36 PM

Just received text asking about an item I listed on Craigslist.

"Is this item still available?" OK with price nod will add $200 for shipping o my Son-in-Law and am making payment now via PayPal. Do you have a PayPal account?"

"All I need is your email so I can get you paid. Text me your PayPal email so I can get you paid now."

"I will proceed with payment now so you just have to check your email because you I'll be alerted by PayPak shortly once payment is confirmed. I'll text you onc completed."

Kept insisting on getting payment to me right away and asking if I received PayPal confirmation mail. I asked for his name: BARRY LEE with a Milpitas, CA phone number -- (408) 618-2219. Insisted I take to Post Office first thing in the morning and send tracking number to PayPal confirmation email so money will be transferred to my PayPal account. It was a large amount of $$$. Check Activity in your PayPal account that transaction is complete. Never happened after taking to Pos Offic for shipping to Nigeria.

I came home from Post Office and called PayPal to explain situation. They informed m it was a scam and no transactions have been mad to my account. I went back to Post Office and retrieved item. I called Barry and left a nasty voicemail. He never called me just kept calling m dear no God Bless me and he ha been in church. ALL BULLSHIT!

Email on "fake" PayPal email was: barrywonder0990@gmail.com

This piece of shit has made my life hell due to is lying and now I'm back to squa 1. At least he did not receive my White Gold Weddng Set for $2700 in Nigeria.

BE AWARE of this asshole.


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Aiursrage2k said...
April 14, 2017 at 2:14 PM

Third world parasites trying to scam us first worlders.


RaynorShine said...
May 5, 2017 at 10:39 AM

feliciataylor391@gmail.com texted my number and wanted an emailed response because of her work..... At least they have moved tge 1990s scan up to the texting level


A+ said...
May 18, 2017 at 11:25 AM

I received two scams for my piano ad at Kijiji
One insisted me giving her my paypal account name and email.
I suggested E transfer.
She said NO. As paypal payment directly links to her bank account

Second scam:
A lady asking to contact her dad who has just moved from Canada to USA via text or whatsapp. She wanted to buy the piano! (And move the piano all the way to Texas!!!)

I suggested her buying one at USA as it cost money to move the piano. She said cost should not be an issue for her dad.

I told her that if cost is not an issue, her dad should buy a brand new one in USA.

I believe suppose the next step is: ask me my paypal account not and would say to pay me more than asking for shipping....
___
The ad was posted last week. In one week, two scams were received.

How many people fell on it?

Is there anyway we can do???



Anonymous said...
June 6, 2017 at 10:40 AM

So recently (June 1, 2017) I was contacted by Rita Dominic of Quebec about my motorcycle. We were communicating by text and email. The email is ritadominic002@outlook.com. The original phone number was 1-647-696-2469. The I was contact from 1-819-415-4061. When I asked about the second number - she explained that the first number was her husband's phone number and this was her phone number. She was very interested in my motorcycle. She asked for information about my motorcycle and asked when she would be able to view it. So I sent her pictures of the bike and told her that I would be available for viewing all weekend. Then she came back with the fact that she lived in Quebec and would not be able to travel to view this because she was pregnant. I sent pictures and she was happy and wanted to buy this as soon as possible. We were back and forth a few times. I wanted a certified cheque before the courier company arrived. She insisted on paypal. I was suspicious but I opened a paypal account. She contacted me and told me that she had made the full payment. This went on all day. I wasn't seeing anything on paypal to reflect that I had received anything. So I asked for a copy of her driver's license for the Bill of sale. I compared the driver's license with some other ones that were on the internet. Her license didn't list a postal code and the signature under the picture was clearly signed Thor as the first name. So I knew right there - this was a scam. But I wanted to have a little fun. So I contacted her again and said that I still hadn't received anything, so she said she would forward the confirmation emails that she had received. When I got them, it looks weird. It truly looks like there was a transfer made - except that all emails coming from pay pal will be from service@paypal.com. These emails were coming from paylpay.com. So being the smart a** that I am, I immediately text Rita Dominic the follow. It appears that you have been a victim of a scam. That email didn't come from paypal because it is coming from service@paylpay.com and not service@paypal.com. Quickly, you must recall your money. Also, I noticed a few errors in your driver's license so you should probably contact your local Motor Vehicle Department and get these corrected right away. LOL - I haven't had a reply back from them since I sent that text.


Anonymous said...
August 5, 2017 at 2:13 AM

Got a text from a Felicia Taylor +1 (505) 386 3979
told me not to text back due to the nature of her job and email her instead.
feliciataylor98@outlook.com
emails between us:

Sent: Friday, August 4, 2017 9:49:43 PM
To: feliciataylor98@outlook.com
Subject: Home care bed (electronic w/ remote)

Hi Felicia,
Thanks for your text.
The bed is still available. When would you like to pick it up?
- Neda Ahmad

On Aug 5, 2017, at 1:12 AM, Felicia Taylor wrote:

I appreciate your prompt response, I am buying It ASAP for my cousin residing in Ontario as a surprise. I wont be available by myself for inspection due to the nature of my work and present location. I will like you to email me with some close up shots of it and will arrange for it to be picked up by a pick up agent who will be coming for the inspection and pick up at your place once the payment clears, I will also be paying you through Paypal which i believe is safe and secured for both of us and I will also be responsible for the charges. All I need from you now is to get back to me with your Paypal Email and your Full Name so that I can send your payment ASAP. What is your final asking price?

Just want to be sure about the sale before i proceed and If you need to reach me, send me an email as i Squeeze time every four-hours to check correspondence and respond at the same time.
Thanks

I told her I want the name & phone number of her pick up agent and that I dont have paypal.


Anonymous said...
August 7, 2017 at 3:41 AM

lindamaxwell207@gmail.com - add this email as well Scammer


Unknown said...
October 14, 2017 at 12:20 AM

Hello everyone, My name is Ketesha Frank, I am from the Alabama, United State, am here to testify of how i got my loan from Mr JOHN WILLIAMS Loan Company{ ( johnloanfirm2@gmail.com) } after i applied Two times from various loan lenders who claimed to be lenders right here this forum, i thought their lending was real and i applied but they never gave me loan until a friend of mine introduce me to Mr JOHN WILLIAMS Loan Company, who promised to help me with a loan of my desire and he really did as he promised without any form of delay, I had doubts but i never seize to believe. I never thought there are still reliable loan lenders until i met Mr JOHN WILLIAMS, who really helped me with my loan and changed my life for the better. I know there are still many good lenders out there but i would advise you to try Mr JOHN WILLIAMS Loan Company, his caring and understanding. don't know if you are in need of an urgent loan also or want funding for your projects, So feel free to contact Mr JOHN WILLIAMS Loan Company his email address is ( johnloanfirm2@gmail.com)


Anonymous said...
November 22, 2017 at 11:11 PM

Mine are 424-226-6532 o thats
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Janice Albert said...
February 2, 2018 at 12:40 PM

SCAMMERS DRAINED AND RUINED ME FINANCIALLY AND LEFT ME HOMELESS BUT THANKS TO JOHN LOAN LOAN PLC:- johnloanfirm2@gmail.com .

Greetings to everyone, Life they say is full of deceit. No torture and pain can be compare to what i Janice Albert experience in the hands of scammers, I trusted the words of those fake mortgage lenders without verifying, I lost more than $12,500 in the quest of obtaining a mortgage i sold my car defaulted in my bills but i keep on falling victim my life has been piece of trash full of mess. My kids dropped out of school, My bank denied me credit because my credit score was down already. Until last week a very close friend told me that she got a mortgage from JOHN LOAN PLC that i should also give it a try. Not having an option I contacted them with a heart full of sorrow and skepticism i shyly follow their procedures comply to their policy, I was waiting for the bad news like every other mortgage company i contacted gave me then i receive a credit alert that my bank account has been credited with $50,000 which i initially applied for instantly tears of joy roll out of my eyes because I never believe it will come through. Whenever you are in need of any kind of mortgage don't be a prey and contact the one true mortgage company via their information. Email: johnloanfirm2@gmail.com And receive your financial breakthrough.


Anonymous said...
March 1, 2018 at 2:07 AM

Natasha Jacobs (natashajacobs99@hotmail.com) is also a paypal scammer. Describes paypal like a professional...she's probably scammed too many times lol. This person also occasionally uses different names to buy stuff from people; I know this because the content referring to paypal in each email is exactly the same, even the commas are the same lol. So be careful. Also a guy called Dr Marcus Owen is a scammer too.


Mr fidelity said...
March 21, 2018 at 5:58 AM

Hello everyone, My name is Mr mike I am from the Alabama, United State, am here to testify of how i got my loan from Mr mike Alex Loan Company{ ( (fidelityloan876@gmail.com)} after i applied Two times from various loan lenders who claimed to be lenders right here this forum, i thought their lending was real and i applied but they never gave me loan until a friend of mine introduce me to Mr mike Alex Loan Company, who promised to help me with a loan of my desire and he really did as he promised without any form of delay, I had doubts but i never seize to believe. I never thought there are still reliable loan lenders until i met Mr Adolf Alex, who really helped me with my loan and changed my life for the better. I know there are still many good lenders out there but i would advise you to try Mr mike Alex Loan Company, his caring and understanding. don't know if you are in need of an urgent loan also or want funding for your projects, So feel free to contact Mr mike Alex Loan Company his email address is ( (fidelityloan876@gmail.com)or Text: +19513561932 10 augustus, 2018


Anonymous said...
May 1, 2018 at 4:16 AM

Advertised a sofabed on kijiji was contacted by an Angela Wagner telling me she wanted to buy the sofabed as a gift for a co-worker. Told her to come and see it. Asks me the condition of it. She then tells me she wants to do the transaction through PayPal. I said my account was hacked I am not doing it. I told her it's cash and carry or I can't do business with her.


Nelly Smith said...
June 27, 2018 at 7:14 PM

I got my programmed and blanked ATM card to
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Chris said...
May 15, 2019 at 1:03 PM

Anyone get anything from a Monica Moraga or Jenny Tommy both on army bases both wanting my paypal info. I almost went along with Monica but was very supcious and then Jenny came along and i did some research and realized i was almost scammed.


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