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Old 31 July 2023, 04:05 AM   #1
Bartman9
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Scammer Alert!

I have received the same PM from different accounts and it is clearly a scam where someone has had some success. They came from these accounts that have been hacked:

@plainsdrifter
@aadamo188

The email tells you to contact them via email because the don't check the forums often. The scammers email is: rimplepagnellobg6538@gmail.com

Once they receive an email from you they will respond with this:

Quote:
Hi,

Thanks for your email. I am located in California and you?. How do you handle payment and shipping, Buying the watch for my birthday

I am ready to proceed with payment and shipping.

Btw Will you be interested in trades, See below for my collections

https://www.rolexforums.com/showthread.php?t=909499

Thanks
The link actually goes to a fake rolex forums page which requires you to login. But, if you do try to login here, you are just giving them your login credentials so that they can do the same scam again on another account.

Stay vigilant!
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Old 31 July 2023, 06:31 AM   #2
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Same here. Got the PM and email too. I actually had a look at a rolex ad from the original owner of the account @plainsdrifter and it had a different email address in it. I contacted him (Greg) and he had no idea. He just noticed his account had been deleted for no reason (apparent to him). The above is probably what happened to him as well. So @plainsdrifter is a hacked account, and I think it has been completely deleted now.

Have a nice evening!
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Old 31 July 2023, 09:58 AM   #3
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Same happened to me today: "aadamo188" with his email as "rimplepagnellobg6538@gmail.com" leading to a phishing page.

Watch out, people!
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Old 19 August 2023, 12:48 AM   #4
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Late to the party here but the exact same thing happened to me as well. I always copy and paste links into a notepad from emails I don't know just to make sure they aren't spoofed.
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Old 14 September 2023, 03:21 AM   #5
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I got the same odd message directing me to rnehdilazrak91@gmail.com

It just didn't seem right, so no action taken by me.
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