There are warnings about this and similar rackets from Gumtree
and from the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau.
Users of online marketplaces can be lulled into a false sense of securityMorten Heuing, general manager, Gumtree
In the latest incident, a man arranged to buy a mobile phone advertised for sale on Gumtree
, from a resident in Broadstone Road, Stechford, last Tuesday.
Career expert John Lees said: "The Gumtree
research shows that the British stiff upper lip lives on and is holding back jobseekers in their search for a job.
Adzuna founders Andrew Hunter and Doug Monro met working at Gumtree
As a result of this partnership users of Gumtree
will be able to pay for classified listings and other features on the website by entering their mobile phone number and charging it directly to their mobile phone bill.
An advert on Gumtree
, already viewed by 350 people when we logged on, was for "a beautifully-presented one bedroom flat in Mary Ann Street, Cardiff" and featured three photos of a luxurious property alongside a description.
Hannah Wilson, head of marketing at Gumtree
, said the company estimates from the findings that as much as PS855m was "wasted" on Black Friday purchases last year that Britons either do not use or do not remember buying.
When we visited the branch in Worthing, West Sussex, a used HTC Vive VR headset was on sale for PS580, PS230 more than Gumtree
Now the charity, in partnership with Gumtree
, is warning prospective pet owners to be vigilant when looking for pets online as gangs are using the web to sell sick and injured animals for profit.
Her mum Kerry Yates, 39, had bought the tickets off Gumtree
for daughter Dion, who is battling Ewing Sarcoma cancer for the second time.