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Old 4 July 2021, 11:35 PM   #1
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Rolex parts scam

Recently placed a WTB ad for a bezel insert. I am usually very careful, but this time, since it was a small amount of money, i thought nothing of it and I am out $100. I paid with Paypal friends and family. Next time I will buy only if people send a PM as opposed to anyone looking at the forum and seizing the opportunity. Not sure what hole this person crawled out of, but he now can go out to dinner and possible a movie by himself with the money he stole from me,
The paypal email and name of the person is:

Peter Kangethe
kangethep203@gmail.com
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Old 5 July 2021, 07:01 AM   #2
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. . . and just make certain you never WIRE any funds either.

At least your $100 is a 'livable" amount to be out; could have been much worse.
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Old 5 July 2021, 07:58 AM   #3
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Itís sad that thereís folks out there just looking for opportunities to steal from someone.
I had it happen to me several years ago on another website, it was for a Montblanc pen I was looking to buy. Lessons learned the hard way I guess.


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Old 5 July 2021, 11:42 AM   #4
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Recently placed a WTB ad for a bezel insert. I am usually very careful, but this time, since it was a small amount of money, i thought nothing of it and I am out $100. I paid with Paypal friends and family. Next time I will buy only if people send a PM as opposed to anyone looking at the forum and seizing the opportunity. Not sure what hole this person crawled out of, but he now can go out to dinner and possible a movie by himself with the money he stole from me,
The paypal email and name of the person is:

Peter Kangethe
kangethep203@gmail.com

Can you also share that memberís TRF screename?


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Old 5 July 2021, 03:24 PM   #5
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Can you also share that member’s TRF screename?
Keep in mind that it "could" be an honest member who got hacked. Happens all the time.

Best to let the admins/moderators handle it, if indeed a 'real' member.
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Old 5 July 2021, 03:49 PM   #6
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I was recently contacted by 3 separate members with single posts responding to my wtb ads.

Scammerrs trolling away.
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Old 5 July 2021, 10:04 PM   #7
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Keep in mind that it "could" be an honest member who got hacked. Happens all the time.

Best to let the admins/moderators handle it, if indeed a 'real' member.

Well aware of members who get hacked because they donít have 2FA.

Mods canít handle if it hasnít been reported - so better to be transparent.


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Old 5 July 2021, 11:21 PM   #8
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they send an e-mail, so I do not think it was a member
guess I will only consider if a PM was sent
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