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Old 26 May 2020, 09:54 PM   #1
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Scam pm

Just got a scam message from maccy1 zero post count new member, do not click the link, the message and the member have been reported
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Old 26 May 2020, 09:56 PM   #2
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Same. Thank you! Appears to be a password hack attempt.
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Old 26 May 2020, 09:57 PM   #3
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Got it as well.
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Old 26 May 2020, 10:10 PM   #4
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And another one just now, reported travisjascon

Scam PM do not click the link

I am now turning off my private messaging since anyone can send messages
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Old 27 May 2020, 12:56 AM   #5
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I just received email pm from "shellycaper" has a watch for sale with a link to click
I have no message from him in my RF account just an email like I did
Be careful scammer
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Old 27 May 2020, 01:03 AM   #6
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I just received email pm from "shellycaper" has a watch for sale with a link to click
I have no message from him in my RF account just an email like I did
Be careful scammer

I also received an email PM from “shellycaper” with a link. He has since been banned. Be cautious of the scammers out there. They seem to be working TRF hard today.
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Old 27 May 2020, 01:08 AM   #7
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All of these users are phishing attempts located in Nigerian scam centers.

They are after your information and identities.
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Old 27 May 2020, 01:48 AM   #8
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I just got an email from a user called "theodun" offering a watch to trade and to click a link. I did not click the link and the message does not seem to be present in my inbox despite having a TRF email sent to me. Funny thing is, I never made it known that I was in the market for a watch nor was I selling a watch.
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Old 27 May 2020, 02:16 AM   #9
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I got a PM from Jtnyc who has a zero post count. He was inquiring about trading my 5205R with him. Very strange.
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Old 27 May 2020, 02:18 AM   #10
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All of these users are phishing attempts located in Nigerian scam centers.

They are after your information and identities.
Can private messages be turned off for new members below a certain post count or membership date? I hate to turn off my messages just to keep scammers from sending them to me
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Old 27 May 2020, 03:28 AM   #11
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Can private messages be turned off for new members below a certain post count or membership date? I hate to turn off my messages just to keep scammers from sending them to me
We tried this and got complaints, mostly from the seller/flipper group.

We restrict posting url's, now we get those who post a dozen stupid one-word quickies to get around it.

Best we can do is keep up.
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Old 27 May 2020, 03:41 AM   #12
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We tried this and got complaints, mostly from the seller/flipper group.

We restrict posting url's, now we get those who post a dozen stupid one-word quickies to get around it.

Best we can do is keep up.
Understand and thank you for all that you do
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