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Heads up, you post an ad looking for something, you get a pm from a new member that his friend has one, sends you a couple pics from old eBay ads or whatever turns up on a search, sends you a PayPal acct, venmo etc, and your shit never shows up.
 

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I’ve done a few IP bans for that. Notify one of the mods to get him banned next time somebody messages you “hey, my buddy has that, text him at 123-456-7809”

It has been going on for a while, hard to catch.
 

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Had one a while ago when I was looking for some 60 gears. I messaged back and asked “thick cut? Standard or reverse rotation?” His response was “just email him and ask him” Passed on that one cause it seemed fishy. No posts and a week old join date.
 

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To bad the system made me dump the scammers pm I needed the space...
Oh well
 

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These scammers strike again! I just got a reply to a wanted ad I posted a while back, exact same scenario. Very early on when this first started happening I fell prey to this on a Toyota r150 bellhousing... Lost $130.

The latest, from "kyle452":

"Have you checked with Osbey in 30349 via merry2659 @GMail.com,he has a Toyota 8" High Pinion he wants to part with."
 

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I just got fucked for $400 for some king shocks.....son of a bitch. That fucking Osbey guy.


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Lucky for him, I happen to work for the FBI. Another guy in my local wheeling club is a floor up and down the hall in their cyber crimes division. I hate scammers. Hope he enjoys the money.


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Same exact thing happened to me same reply saying his buddy has one. But he ain’t too smart he used the exact same description as a local ad that I found on facespace of course this guy was real and the guy with no posts on here was a scammer, at least I didn’t send him money.
 

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1 more reason I Always use a CC when I send money, I will Not use any app that does a direct withdrawal from my checking account. Always use the CC, if it is a scam, call and get your money back.
 

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Yeah and dont use friends and family on paypal when you send money.
What a way to make some money, off people that need parts...scum
 

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I’ve done a few IP bans for that. Notify one of the mods to get him banned next time somebody messages you “hey, my buddy has that, text him at 123-456-7809”

It has been going on for a while, hard to catch.
Damn !!! So how do you know when someone is legit??
 

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Damn !!! So how do you know when someone is legit??
Look for somebody who has been a member for more than a year or two, and look for people that don’t refer you to a third-party. If you are unsure, report post.
 

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I am glad that I registered here, it's very cool that you always get an answer quickly, and the people here are responsive and always ready to help. Good luck to all participants!
 

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I am glad that I registered here, it's very cool that you always get an answer quickly, and the people here are responsive and always ready to help. Good luck to all participants!
 

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Got scammed here yesterday. Should have listened to my gut the entire time.

Just a heads up, they are still hitting up this board.
 
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