Gumtree scams - HotUKDeals
We use cookie files to improve site functionality and personalisation. By continuing to use HotUKDeals, you accept our cookie and privacy policy.
Get the HotUKDeals app free at Google Play

Search Error

An error occurred when searching, please try again!

Login / Sign UpSubmit

Gumtree scams

£0.00 @
Listed a phone on gumtree, the amount of scam emails I have saying they work abroad and it's for there dads, sisters, aunties , cousins , friend is a joke. So how does it work ? Do they actually …
bargaincrazy09 Avatar
6y, 2m agoPosted 6 years, 2 months ago
Listed a phone on gumtree, the amount of scam emails I have saying they work abroad and it's for there dads, sisters, aunties , cousins , friend is a joke.

So how does it work ? Do they actually send the money and then I am expected to send the item to Nigeria and they what ? Reverse the payment or something?

Are people really this stupid?
bargaincrazy09 Avatar
6y, 2m agoPosted 6 years, 2 months ago
Options

All Comments

(9) Jump to unreadPost a comment
Comments/page:
#1
Fake Paypal payment notification email I assume, or they claim it wasn't received and Paypal side with them, refunding them
#2
I was lookin for an apartment on gumtree n same issue askin me to send them money though to confirm NO CHANCE anybody who falls for it really needs to learn a few things bout online scams
#3
Yeah I've had similar with Gumtree. Infact the same guy tried it about 3 times lol!! What scares me is that there must be people out there who think it is genuine and fall for it.
2 Likes #4
I was offered a million pounds if I would hold 10 million in my bank account for them....oh it was soooo tempting
[mod]#5
had numerous emails/messages from gumtree about them not being in the country and will i send abroad FFS
banned#6
i always get it about houses im trying to rent
#7
Jumpingphil
So you don't know how it works, yet you call people stupid?


Dont know how it works because I ain't a scammer, going by responses there is more than one way they could scam you.

People who fall for it are stupid is what I ment, if you didn't know what I ment then what are you ?
banned#8
should be meant
#9
toshapetriji
should be meant


Adn hte spllieng aawdr gseo two/too/to/2

Post a Comment

You don't need an account to leave a comment. Just enter your email address. We'll keep it private.

...OR log in with your social account

...OR comment using your social account

Looking for Twitter login?
Thanks for your comment! Keep it up!
We just need to have a quick look and it will be live soon.
The community is happy to hear your opinion! Keep contributing!