Not Gumtree but similar free advert website.
Don't deal with jasmine Morgan firstname.lastname@example.org
or any contact from a domain with @blumail.org
Email converstation with Jasimne:
email@example.com wrote: Do you still have it ?
Me: Hello there, Yes I still have Luke Young's Mini Zero. Are you interested? There's more information on MSW forum "For Sale" section. You can contact me there too. Kind regards, E.
firstname.lastname@example.org wrote: Thanks for the mail, i fully understand the condition on the ads, you can send me more picture if you have and how much do you want to sell it ? kindly get back to me asap. Regards
Me: More pictures are on MSW forum... And the price is stated on the advert. I can deliver it to you if you are local in East Sussex or I'm sure I can arrange something if you are little further out. What is your mobile number, I will give you more detail about the board.
email@example.com wrote: Ok so how much do you want to sell it ?
Me: £300 please. Where do you live? (I lied about the price to an amount which a surfer will never pay for a used board that's up on the advert for £175...!!
firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:Thanks for the response, i agreed with the condition of the Surf board , i will offer you £330 to keep any other offers off, if my offer is granted kindly get back to me now with your Name and PayPal email address so as to make the payment asap, due to nature of my job i will not be able to come and inspect it but my agent will do so on my behalf, i will like you to send me your home address and so that we can arrange for pick up scheduling as i will like the item to be picked,so NO SHIPPING. Please get back to me now so as to make the payment asap. Regards
HAHA Clear give away! So wrote back:
Ya sure. my paypal email is: email@example.com
My address is: Eastbourne Police Station, Grove Road, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN21 4UF.Tell your agent to come over any time, you cock. My door is open 24hrs. You've been reported to SEEBASE with your forged IP address and CVD code. Your ISP will block all your access to the internet and expect men in suits from ASP to visit your door. It was a great pleasure doing business with you.One less low-life scammer in the world.
I know I won't get reply from this scammer again but I enjoyed a tiny victory over this. It's actually fun getting emails from scammers. Play naiive with them for a while and...