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PostPosted: Tue Jul 23, 2019 5:59 pm    Post subject: Scammers in the wanted ads Reply with quote

Not going to name and shame as im a relatively new member (by post count) but i put up a wanted post in the classifieds for parts required and have received two suspicious private messages this week from “members” who have the parts I need, both members have zero posts and are new accounts and both have asked me to email privately outside the forum

You see alot of scammers on facebook these days and they seem to have found the forum, just a little reminder to do all the right checks before you buy that part you desire Thumb Thumb
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PostPosted: Tue Jul 23, 2019 6:22 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I’m getting messages the last 3 days also.

Its totally obvious its a scam from the way its worded.
 
  
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PostPosted: Tue Jul 23, 2019 6:40 pm    Post subject: Re: Scammers in the wanted ads Reply with quote

McGoo wrote:
Not going to name and shame as im a relatively new member (by post count) but i put up a wanted post in the classifieds for parts required and have received two suspicious private messages this week from “members” who have the parts I need, both members have zero posts and are new accounts and both have asked me to email privately outside the forum

You see alot of scammers on facebook these days and they seem to have found the forum, just a little reminder to do all the right checks before you buy that part you desire Thumb Thumb


can you let me know by pm who these users are so that the site can take the necessary action
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PostPosted: Tue Jul 23, 2019 7:04 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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PostPosted: Wed Jul 24, 2019 5:19 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

This yesterday afternoon:


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Posted: Tue Jul 23, 2019 5:03 pm
Subject: Wanted - 996.2 Aero Bits Quote message
Hi,

Emailing about your request. Please contact Roland on rolandguzman92@gmail.com regarding your request. Fast shipping and trusted. He is located in the USA and can arrange shipping.
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PostPosted: Wed Jul 24, 2019 12:12 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

From: dimsales92
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Posted: Tue Jul 23, 2019 5:01 pm
Subject: Wanted: 996 GT2 Front Bumper Quote message
Hi,

Emailing about your request. Please contact Roland on rolandguzman92@gmail.com regarding your request. Fast shipping and trusted. He is located in the USA and can arrange shipping.



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PostPosted: Wed Jul 24, 2019 12:27 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

PM re my search for 993 RS rear wing ;

Hi,

Emailing about your request. Please contact Roland on rolandguzman92@gmail.com regarding your request. Fast shipping and trusted. He is located in the USA and can arrange shipping.
 
  
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PostPosted: Sun Jul 28, 2019 5:51 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Users should also be on the lookout from another fraudster by any emails or PM's sent by marketr6@gmail.com
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