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WARNING! Avoid being scammed via Private Messages! Here's How.


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FOLKS... BE WARNED AND BE AWARE!  

The conversations shown above are actual messages that some of our members have received via Private Messaging from people who are attempting to scam them.

These are just a few examples.  The routine is almost always the same.  Someone with a new account and low-to-no post count will message you privately about something you posted in our Trading Post forms, and either tell you that they know someone who has the item you want to buy, or that they know someone who wants to buy the item you are selling.

REPORT ANY SUCH MESSAGES TO THE MODERATORS, IMMEDIATELY!

 

Again, these are just examples and not every person who contacts you about your ad postings is going to be a scammer, but you should always trust your gut instincts.  If something seems fishy, there is no harm in reporting it to the Staff before you take any further action.  We are always glad to investigate for you!

 

Be safe out there!

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