Victim Location 51534
Type of a scam Online Purchase
I initially found a camper trailer on Craigslist. It was a Jayco Flight 26BH, listed for $1850.00 with a phone number (402)-347-7420. The guy said he sold it, but he has a friend who has a 2014 Jayco Swift SLX 184BH for sale for $2,000.00. Asked us for our email address, and we gave it. Then we got an email from Victoria Cooper, explaining that she was only selling it because it gave her bad memories because her husband just died last month. Then also had pictures included in her email of the camper. Then she explained for her protection and mine, she was going through eBay and that they would contact us with instructions. They contacted us with email address of eBay. They instructed us to go buy eBay gift cards in the amount of $2,000 total, using as many gift cards as needed to send full amount of $2,000. Said to call their eBay Customer Support Department at (909)-294-6129 and give them the numbers off the back of the eBay gift cards. And that then they will ship the camper to us for a 5 day inspection period while they hold on to the money until we give them the go ahead to send Victoria Cooper the money. Once she received the money, she would then send the title, a bill of sale, keys, ect. Gave me an order # of 221484641245. We had called the so-called eBay Customer Support Dept. number to ask a question, and some woman answered it. Then we called again to ask her where the eBay storage company was located in Omaha NE and if we could see it before we paid, and she hung up on us. Tried to call her back, and the number was disconnected. Luckily we did NOT send any money to anyone.