I recieved this in reply to a For Sale post I made on Gumtree:
i Was introduce to this site by a friend of mine in the office,Am
interested in buying this lovely item for a close friend of mine as a
surprise Gift.i will offer you £220 for the item including
shipping/insurance Via Royal Mail Express Mail Service. So kindly get
back to me with your registered PayPal email address for an instant
payment or if you don't have an account with PayPal, you can easily
set up an account with them through http://www.paypal.com
and get back to me
with the email you use to sign up. You can send me a money request to
Hope to read from you pretty soon.
How does this scam work? Surely they don't part with any funds when you send them a money request? Maybe a fake 'You got funds' email?