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#1 Hamster

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Posted 30 September 2011 - 12:27 AM

Hi all

I've just picked up this new member Gearman. He says he is:

Manuel Fernandez Garcia
Jesus del Gran Poder,
137, 41002 - SEVILLA,SPAIN

With an email address of ea7zd1@gmail.com

He just happens to have the guitar I'm looking for..........................

However, his name/email address is known to Google as a scammer, and his IP address is from Nigeria.


You have been warned!

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Posted 30 September 2011 - 12:54 AM

Forewarned... as they say. Thanks H. :)

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Posted 30 September 2011 - 06:16 AM

Nice one Colin, thanks for the heads up. Banned and blocked account?
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Posted 30 September 2011 - 06:24 AM

Thanks Colin, I had a mail from him last night. Hopefully no one will be fooled by him.
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Posted 30 September 2011 - 06:24 AM

Could you not have had some fun with him?

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Posted 30 September 2011 - 06:35 AM

Yes maybe, but it just gave me the hump and i hit the delete
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Posted 30 September 2011 - 07:06 AM

View PostCrazykiwi, on 30 September 2011 - 06:16 AM, said:

Nice one Colin, thanks for the heads up. Banned and blocked account?


Oh yes, banned, blocked and reported to a spam/scam sharing network.

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Posted 30 September 2011 - 08:44 AM

I think there should be baiting sub forum :)

Joking aside, nice one hammy :)

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Posted 30 September 2011 - 08:51 AM

The scammer is also using this email address - custom@exterminator.net

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Posted 30 September 2011 - 08:59 AM

Excellent work; many thanks to Hamster and the admin team for keeping 'em peeled! :)
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Posted 30 September 2011 - 11:17 AM

Yeah, he replied to one of my messages offering me a Hartke 2155 that I am looking for! Little bugger!!!

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Posted 30 September 2011 - 11:27 AM

Responded to my ad for a BC rich body with one 'in good working condition and in perfect order', didn't really think that through.
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Posted 30 September 2011 - 03:15 PM

View PostMr. Foxen, on 30 September 2011 - 11:27 AM, said:

Responded to my ad for a BC rich body with one 'in good working condition and in perfect order', didn't really think that through.

The never-been-seen-before BC Rich body in perfect order? Wow, he's not even a clever scammer :)

I won't comment on the working condition of his body :)

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Posted 30 September 2011 - 03:20 PM

oww, we could have had a field day with this.....
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Posted 30 September 2011 - 05:02 PM

He replied to my advert for an F1X too.

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Posted 08 November 2011 - 10:08 AM

View Postcharic, on 30 September 2011 - 08:44 AM, said:

I think there should be baiting sub forum :)

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It's called Off Topic. :)
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