Classified Section Scams


OmniNub

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I don't usually reply to threads but I found this one via googling. Same exact story and details - I just avoided his attempt a few days ago.

Encountered this same scenario. Out of the blue, got a whatsapp text from Keong stating he was interested in my lens. Subsequently, asked if I have other lens that I wanna sell.

Sent photos of all the lens. We agreed on a price, even negotiate for a lower price although he said price is not an issue. At this point, all seems fine to me.

The first red flag came when he mentioned that he wants it shipped to the Philippines, with reasons that he is still in Australia for work duties and it’s for his son in the Philippines.

Asked me to send a money request to kwkang102@hotmail.com on Paypal. Don’t feel too comfortable dealing through Paypal due to stories on scams

Started to ask a few personal qn and asked if he could send a FnF payment on Paypal or a wire transfer. He got a little triggered and was rude.

In between communications, I was rather occupied with work hence did not ship it out at first notice. Fortunately, did a search on his email and found this thread - gut feeling telling me this whole transaction seems a little off, this thread gave me the verification and relief.

His number is +61 488 890 374
Email kwkang102@hotmail.com
 

marcmi

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Sep 15, 2009
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here is one more from today.
Keong Wee Kang
kkangwee11@gmail.com
Tel +61 488 875995
Sending to Christian Adams, B24 L4 Avida Residence Sta Catalina, Salawag, Cavite, Dasmarinas, 4114, Philippines
 

BigAperture

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Haha. This jackal is still at it.

Tried the same thing last week. Same credentials.

Made a police, paypal and scam alert notification.

what a loser.

BEWARE !
Keong Wee Kang
kkangwee11@gmail.com
Tel +61 488 875995 Whatsapp
Sending to Christian Adams, B24 L4 Avida Residence Sta Catalina, Salawag, Cavite, Dasmarinas, 4114, Philippines
 

nightwolf75

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Dec 18, 2003
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really MORE diaper changes
please report the account when u encounter any potential scams. while the mods try to screen out potential new sign-ups, there will be plenty more that slip the cracks.
 

dusrkeric

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Mar 14, 2019
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Wow, this dude did exactly the same thing to me. Just requested paypal payment and found this thread and canceled it.
 

Goryl31

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Jun 11, 2017
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Hi,

He is still active. Be careful... He contacted me via WhatsApp with a similar story.
 

hamanoshun

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Aug 17, 2008
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I also kena.....he's still active......
wekng29@gmail.com
, +61 437 860 722

receiver: Christian Adams, B24 L4 Avida Residence Sta Catalina, Salawag, Cavite, Dasmarinas, 4114, Philippines

The PayPal emails are getting very convincing now....Now praying FedEx can halt the delivery.

Does anyone here think that the police reports are even remotely helping?
 

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cyberphoenix

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Yes. He is still active and i didn't notice it was a spoofed paypal email initially but manage to halt the shipment in time.

kangwee7@gmail.com
+61 488 811 305

Name: Chris Adams
Address: B18 L16 avida residence sta catalina, salawag.
City: Dasmarinas, Cavite,
Postal code: 4114
Philippines.
Ph: 09260221065
 

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Jjayjayson

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Jul 6, 2012
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I can attest to you this is a legit scam. I wasted 4 precious days of my trying to facilitate the process of dealing.

My suspicion arose when Keong claimed he had already transferred money to my Paypal account and asked me to check my spam folder instead.

Because firstly, it doesn't make any sense for me to check a legitimate email from my spam folder.

Second of all, in the footnote of the Email, it mentioned the amount is currently on hold and that I should proceed with the shipment process, sent a receipt to prove the shipping before I can access my funds. The entire episode is freaking absurd.

Although, I have to applaud his efforts in making the spam email look legit. It even came with a custom email domain! So convincing. Thankfully I manage to call PayPal to seek clarification.

Here are the details of the perpetrator:
+61 488 811 305
keongwee28@gmail.com

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dantespard4

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Aug 12, 2009
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Yes i experience the same thing in Aug2021, too good to be true and this scammer try luck by providing some sad story as previous buyer that ditch the deal.. bla bla bla...

The one cause me suspect this is trully scammer cause didnt want to involve anyone and didnt want to arrange own shipment collection and trouble us to do it all. The worst case scenario sending overseas is when collected by the other side, they will switch the item and said item not deliver correctly with all the photo shot taken. lol
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