WTB/FT: Beware! Scammer found here. If you have a WTB post up recently he has probably reached out to you

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  1. MarketWizard

    MarketWizard Regular Member

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    I'm not sure where to post this or if it's ok to put this in this forum, but there's a guy going by the name of Danny Barkley who saw my post for WTB aeroplane shuttles from "Nebraska". I tracked his IP address and found him to be in Lagos Nigeria.

    Be careful. I imagine he's approached you if you had a WTB post recently.

    Details here

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    Banned. Feel free to notify us if you see similar cases in the future.
     
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    Asking for email contact. US based. I didn't respond far enough to get to the "I only accept paypal F&F". Assuming this is a scam account too.
     
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    I was contacted by them too
     
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    Good catch, I got his message as well
     
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    I've had a couple of these over the last few months, users joining a few days ago and going onto the WTB threads. How I found out about these was that I was searching the web, because the racket I was looking for didn't have a familiar logo. After some digging, I found that the pictures these scammers sent me were exactly the same as the ones that were posted on Malaysian and Singapore sites dating back to 4-5 years ago. Good to take the time to look at some photos online before pulling the trigger.
     
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    Yes good point. Reverse image searches on Google do the trick
     
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    Mcjone18 also scammer.

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    I had 2 times from scammers here already. One I did the reverse image search and got the same thing as Kipper_34.
    The other was one of those, "I only accept paypal F&F". This guy didn't even ask for my address for the racket being sent. I asked for reference, guy gave me some other guys number could confirm anything correct.
    Be careful when buying
     

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