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PostPosted: Sat Mar 15, 2014 9:31 pm 
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If you get a friend request from a Larry Watson don't accept it. If you do accept it don't be fooled by him. He is making out he is selling Black Swans, White Swans, a wide range of Peacocks plus Parrots.

He is claiming to be from Weipa QLD but most likely Nigeria

DO NOT give him any personal details and DO NOT fall for it and give him any money

YOU WILL NOT see any birds or your money again



His Facebook page is
https://www.facebook.com/larry.watson.737

Email adresses he uses are
larrywatson@fastmail.com.au
and
larrywatson01@hotmail.com


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PostPosted: Sun Mar 16, 2014 8:37 am 
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An earlier thread that appears to be related viewtopic.php?f=4&t=8028008


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PostPosted: Sat Mar 29, 2014 8:56 am 
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Another scam by this same person this time the ad is on Chooknet

http://www.chooknet.com.au/component/jdirectory/?task=show_content&contentid=5419&catid=9&directory=5

We breed and sale peafowls of many varieties, we have mature and young chick of Java green, Indian blue,peach , pied and White peafowls with others and we can delivery to your home. Do contact for more details and our price list, where are you located and which do you need..? email us now for more information indian blue java green white pieds peach and swans are now available... email us now larrywatson@fastmail.com.au
Peafowls varieties for sale
$: 250
Peafowls varieties for sale

perth
2234
Phone: 3217659020

Please don't fall for it people.


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PostPosted: Sat Mar 29, 2014 9:29 am 
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I don't know anything about the advertisement above, but online scams are common and people purchasing online or getting contacts online need to be careful.

There is some good advice on the Government's ScamWatch website. The things they say about puppy ads seem to apply equally to poultry advertisements in our context.

http://www.scamwatch.gov.au/content/index.phtml/itemId/829446

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PostPosted: Fri Jun 05, 2015 8:00 am 
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Hello, Green haven have you reported this person to scam watch.


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