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Old 10-27-2017, 11:40 PM   #1
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IS THIS A SCAM

Has Anyone Else Got this Message.


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Old 10-27-2017, 11:42 PM   #2
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Just got one too. They are spamming everyone. Report to admin.
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Old 10-27-2017, 11:45 PM   #3
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Just got two of these messages.. figured it was a scam
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Old 10-28-2017, 12:02 AM   #4
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Me too, I've gotten 2 pm's in the last couple hours...
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Old 10-28-2017, 01:27 AM   #5
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Just look at those typos! Doesnt mention Co. name! Changlish & if it sounds to good to be true....

Same for those so called new members posting for help for their non 3rd gen cars.Bunch of spam bots.Why people reply to them is beyond me.

What happened to this site? Where is the site Administrator/Mod?
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Old 10-28-2017, 08:24 AM   #6
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yeah got it too
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Old 10-28-2017, 04:35 PM   #7
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same here
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Old 10-28-2017, 05:28 PM   #8
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I got one too. It was an amusing read. Spam. English is def not their primary language.
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Old 10-28-2017, 08:17 PM   #9
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I got it too.
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Old 10-28-2017, 08:42 PM   #10
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Me too.
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Old 10-28-2017, 10:23 PM   #11
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It's pretty obvious the mobile version of this site has been hacked. Not having issues with the desktop version.

Just a funny story... I got an e-mail today about the status of my Louis Viton order. Hey, I'm not that kind of guy, and it is spelled wrong too.
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Old 10-28-2017, 11:05 PM   #12
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Re: IS THIS A SCAM

Yes, they generously offered me one too.

Quote:
Originally Posted by 84 1LE View Post
Where is the site Administrator/Mod?
Concerning this issue? I don't think Mods would know who gets what PMs.

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It's pretty obvious the mobile version of this site has been hacked. Not having issues with the desktop version.
I got this through the desktop version.
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Old 10-28-2017, 11:28 PM   #13
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Re: IS THIS A SCAM

For reference, this particular one was addressed earlier. Account was banned and PMs was removed.

In the future, there's a Report PM feature that works exactly like the Report Post feature. In the upper-right corner of the PM (which can be seen in the attachment in the original post) is a that can be used to Report a PM.

Note only 1 member used the Report PM feature - which is a feature native to vBulletin, one of the most popular commercially (paid) forum software online.

Anyone that thinks these spammers are just a ThirdGen-only issue or that Staff can keep them away before they're seen must be very new to the Internet! We use a few layers of Spam protection but it's not fail safe and too much interferes with the legitimate members and content.

As this was addressed and this isn't the correct section, I think this topic can be closed.

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