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Scam or hacked?

Post by SteveReid » Mon Nov 13, 2017 10:58 am

You have received a new private message from "MAALI467" to your account on
"Southern Airboat" with the following subject: Re: CAN OBD2 scanner
Sent: Mon Nov 13, 2017 4:52 am
From: Anonymous
Recipient: SteveReid

Hi SteveReid,
Thank you for your time. I am Ella from a big company. We specialize in high quality OBD2/EOBD Scanners that allow users to diagnose their automobiles easily. I am reaching out to you on the possibility of getting an editorial review for our featured Auto Code Scanner on this forum.
There are different price points for the special function of the car scanner. The company uses high-quality materials to make them very beautiful, environmentally friendly, durable and accurate. There is always a product to impress your deeply.
If you are interested in reviewing our latest Auto Code Scanners, please let me know and I will send out a free product for you to review. Besides, I will give you more detailed information about these product and company. Please email me at xiangguoxiangqing [at] gmail [dot] com. Please provide links to the forum home page, and tell me your name on that forum.
Thank you so much for reading. I really appreciate your great assistance for us.
Regards,
Ella
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Re: Scam orhacked?

Post by blackpowderscout » Mon Nov 13, 2017 11:08 am

Chinese Scam.
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Re: Scam or hacked?

Post by Whitebear » Mon Nov 13, 2017 12:04 pm

Almost guaranteed its a scam.
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Post by kwanjangnihm » Mon Nov 13, 2017 12:11 pm

SteveReid wrote: The company uses high-quality materials to make them very beautiful, environmentally friendly, durable and accurate. There is always a product to impress your deeply.
sounds more like a CM guy deal-dough :lol:
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Re: Scam or hacked?

Post by Scotty1 » Mon Nov 13, 2017 1:16 pm

:rebel: GOT the same email just deleted it and went on my way :rebel:

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Re: Scam or hacked?

Post by rick » Mon Nov 13, 2017 2:55 pm

Not hacked...it was a human scammer/spammer.

Unfortunately we can't stop an English educated human scammer/spammer from creating an account & sending PM's with our current settings. If it does become an ongoing problem, we'll come with something to stop it though.

Anytime that happens, letting me know ASAP like Steve did really helps. I removed the account immediately and any of those PM's that hadn't been opened were deleted with it. However, the people that did open the PM to read will have to delete it from their inbox themselves.

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Post by KC5AKB » Mon Nov 13, 2017 3:29 pm

Thanks Rick ,
Got one also.
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Re: Scam or hacked?

Post by Prototype » Tue Nov 14, 2017 8:50 pm

It's still happening!

The best thing is I know who is full of bullshit and who is not!
Definately a feed from SA or threw SA like bad gas in a underground tank!

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Post by rick » Wed Nov 15, 2017 9:06 am

Prototype wrote:It's still happening!

The best thing is I know who is full of bull**** and who is not!
Definately a feed from SA or threw SA like bad gas in a underground tank!
What's still happening? Did you get a PM from a scammer on SA?

If so, give me a username & I'll look into it.

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Re: Scam or hacked?

Post by hirise » Thu Nov 16, 2017 9:33 am

definitely sounds like a overseas scam, cant even compose in a complete english sentence.
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