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Re: Ebay and Readers Ads Scam Alerts.

Postby Mr Sister » Fri Oct 06, 2006 12:38 pm

Seems we have another scammer trawling the Ads...but by the sounds of it,the scammer maybe thinks I'm selling a car???


From: maggie_teddy77us@yahoo.se

Goodday,
I was fortunate to spot your advert on the net and I Like to know if it is still availabe for sale . if available,please get? back to me with the following enquiries: are you the first owner? any accident? last price? present condition? pics? where are you based? What is the reasone you want to sell it and made of payment is BANK DRAFT
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Re: Ebay and Readers Ads Scam Alerts.

Postby cheekyjack » Fri Oct 06, 2006 2:16 pm

Hello,
I want to buy Hypersonic VST, so just checked out on 'Froogle'...someone on Ebay claims to be selling it 'for PC only' for 10 quid.

This is so far off the 'usual' retail price I thought I'd better let everyone know, and ask if anyone else knows about the seller? Seller's name = linforddelivery91. Private seller, claims to have 20 Hypersonic v2.0 packages in stock, presumably new. Dodgy or not people????????

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Re: Ebay and Readers Ads Scam Alerts.

Postby tomafd » Fri Oct 06, 2006 2:27 pm

Sounds a little iffy to me- what with all the headaches we get with official software, in terms of correct drivers, updates, etc , I'd be wary of buying anything that didn't come from an official distributor/shop- you may end up with something that either won't work (and no support from the seller), or, worse, something that screws your whole system up.

I reckon music software is in the same state as music CDs- if you want more good software to be designed, or good music made, you have to be prepared to put your hands in your pocket and pay for it. Buy the software, and buy the music. Ripping off either software designers or musicians isn't going to help any of us.
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Re: Ebay and Readers Ads Scam Alerts.

Postby Mr Sister » Mon Oct 23, 2006 4:38 pm

Another Scammer


From: todd_hawmann@yahoo.com

Dear seller,
I 'm interested in purchasing your advertised item,and i will like to know the price if is okay by me.if I can pay with bank transfer. If this is okay with you do get back to me immediately for me to arrange the payment. Do get back to me immediately with your Full Name, Contact Address and Phone Number for me to instruct my client to make the payment ASAP. Hope to hear from you soon.
Best regards,


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Getting Peeed off now,This is the 3rd one this month!!!!

I stopped using Ebay because of these losers,now i use SOS as a more "safer and genuine selling place,and still get tossers annoying me!!

Can't the mods terminate there accounts????
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Re: Ebay and Readers Ads Scam Alerts.

Postby Peter Conz Connelly » Mon Oct 23, 2006 5:28 pm

They're all over the place... Probably same group of gippos. Here's one I got (and deleted) this morning:

From: todd_hawmann@yahoo.com

Dear seller,

I 'm interested in purchasing your advertised RS 654 / RS 954 ,and i will like to know the price if is okay by me.if I can pay with bank transfer. If this is okay with you do get back to me immediately for me to arrange the payment. Do get back to me immediately with your Full Name, Contact Address and Phone Number for me to instruct my client to make the payment ASAP. Hope to hear from you soon.

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Re: Ebay and Readers Ads Scam Alerts.

Postby Forum Admin » Mon Oct 23, 2006 6:49 pm

Mr Sister wrote:Another Scammer


From: todd_hawmann@yahoo.com


Can't the mods terminate there accounts????

Yes, I do terminate any scammer's account with SOS, but this is always by default in retrospect after they have contacted someone. They simply re-register with our site.

I did think of banning the use of Yahoo email registrations at one time, but that's unfair on genuine Yahoo users - but they do seem to nearly always use Yahoo email addresses, so if you are suspicious of any email approaches fro readers ads gear you are selling, if it's a Yahoo account and poorly written English, then reason to be doubly on the alert perhaps?

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Re: Ebay and Readers Ads Scam Alerts.

Postby Q00 » Thu Nov 16, 2006 5:16 pm

Hello All

I have had a couple of suspect emails from the same person. He has left a mobile number too for some odd reason!!


From: rollandlord47@yahoo.com

How are you today? I will like to know if the item is till up for sale.Await the
price along with the present condition.

Regards..

07024079053


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Re: Ebay and Readers Ads Scam Alerts.

Postby Q00 » Thu Nov 16, 2006 5:18 pm

Just went to post a message on the readers ads scam alert and found this about same guy

Avoid rollandlord47@yahoo.com robot ? trying to pull £2000 chex scam , call his number & slag off ! 07024079053.
£2000
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Re: Ebay and Readers Ads Scam Alerts.

Postby tea for two » Thu Nov 16, 2006 5:40 pm

Yesterday, from SOS RAd's


From: rollandlord47@yahoo.com

How are you today? I will like to know if the item is till up for sale.Await the
price along with the present condition.

Regards..

07024079053




Me three.
Despite the fact that the price and present condition are clearly mentoned.
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Re: Ebay and Readers Ads Scam Alerts.

Postby Q00 » Thu Nov 16, 2006 6:13 pm

I sent a reply stating that the condition and cost were on the advert. His reply I hear you cry!!

Hello,

Thanks for the mail respones. The price is okay by
me,I do appreciate your response regarding my offer on
the ( GEQ3102 & DSP2000 C).Am out for a missionary
assistment
outside the UK at the moment as an (UNICEF AGENT).I
have contact my client who is my associate to issue
out a cheque of (£3,500) to you . Once you receive
the cheque all you have to do is just to deduct the
cost of the (GEQ3102 & DSP2000 C) after the cheque
must
have clear in your bank and then kindly assist in
wiring the rest of the funds to my shipping agent
through Western Union Money Transfer they are the ones
who will be coming down for the pickup in your
ends.The reason for this is that they have some other
consignment in which they have to pickup for me near
your location hope this is clear
with you.
These funds would be used for arranging the
shippment and also make arrangements for all necessary
shipping dcuments.So all you have to do is just to
provide me with the information which the paymentwould
be sent to you such as
Full Name on cheque............
Home Address......
city........
State.........
Zipcode........
Country......
Home, cell, work phone numbers.....

So as soon as all these details have been provided
payment would be issued out to you as soon as
possible,I will wait for the cheque to clear before
pickup is made.I would be expecting to read from you.

Best regards.

07024079053

I will offer you £50 for you to considered the item
sold to me.
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Re: Ebay and Readers Ads Scam Alerts.

Postby tea for two » Thu Nov 16, 2006 6:56 pm

Lo and behold, I got exactly the same response about 2 mins ago, having sent the email about an hour ago.
With the email titled "Pickup schedule" !
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Re: Ebay and Readers Ads Scam Alerts.

Postby Ben Bayliss » Fri Nov 24, 2006 8:24 pm

From: suzan_millbranth1@yahoo.com

Hello,



How are you today? I will like to know if the item you listed for sale is

till available for sale.Am much interested in it,do get back to me with the

price and the condition along with photo if available. Await your respones

soonest.



Best regards..



Millbranth

07024079053

Will reply from a throwaway address I've got and tag him along for a while. Light entertainment if nothing else....
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Re: Ebay and Readers Ads Scam Alerts.

Postby Kwaidan » Fri Nov 24, 2006 9:17 pm

Yeah i'm getting the same crap as above ^^


From: suzan_millbranth1@yahoo.com

Hello,

How are you today? I will like to know if the item you listed for sale is till available for sale.Am much interested in it,do get back to me with the price and the condition along with photo if available. Await your respones soonest.

Best regards..
Millbranth

07024079053


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Re: Ebay and Readers Ads Scam Alerts.

Postby WeePig » Mon Nov 27, 2006 7:41 pm

Seems this jerk(s)is back...

ello,

Thanks for the mail respones.I will urge you to get
back to me with
the price so that i can make payment to you asap.
Do bear in mind that i will be paying with cheque
and i will wait
for the cheque to clear before pickup is done,i live
in scotland.Await your respones
soonest.

Regards..

suzan_millbranth1@yahoo.com
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