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#1 Post by Jeff Vaughan »

I received this private message twice. A scam, most likely.

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Sent: Thu Jan 21, 2021 7:47 pm
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I have some wine I would like to Sell, I bought the wine myself with the most famous Negociant in France.( invoices at my name ), the Wine was keeped in a Professional Wine cellar at my house In Maine Usa.
2 Cases of 3 MAgnums Haut Brion 2012, Original Wood Case, never Open,
1 Cases of 6 Magnums Angelus 2012, Original Wood Case, never Open.
1 Cases of 6 Bottles Petrus 2012, Original Wood Case, never Open
1 Magnum Angelus 2012 1 Magnum Le Clarence 2012 second wine of Haut Brion
6 Bottles of Chateaux Gloria Saint Julien 2012 wood Case open6 Bottles of Chateaux Domaine Chevalier Pessac Red 2012 wood Case Open
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#2 Post by Bob W »

Yep. And when I clicked on the username it says “does not exist.”
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#3 Post by Patrick T a y l o r »

Yep. There is another thread about this already.
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#4 Post by Curt Wood »

Got it twice about three minutes apart. Deleted it.

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#5 Post by AndrewH »

Deleted it too. Actually got it twice.

Perhaps Todd can do some server-side magic and delete it for everyone.
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#6 Post by Robert.A.Jr. »

What, you guys didn’t immediately wire him 10,000?
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#7 Post by Brian Tuite »

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A couple of us did.
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#8 Post by Eric Z. »

Robert.A.Jr. wrote: January 22nd, 2021, 5:56 am What, you guys didn’t immediately wire him 10,000?
you got ripped off - only cost me 9,750!
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#9 Post by Tom G l a s g o w »

Robert.A.Jr. wrote: January 22nd, 2021, 5:56 am What, you guys didn’t immediately wire him 10,000?
I was but the bank wasn’t Nigerian so I got suspicious.

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#10 Post by Robert.A.Jr. »

Eric Z. wrote: January 22nd, 2021, 6:04 am
Robert.A.Jr. wrote: January 22nd, 2021, 5:56 am What, you guys didn’t immediately wire him 10,000?
you got ripped off - only cost me 9,750!
Rats, he didn’t accept my $50 off $10,000 coupon!
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#11 Post by Tom G l a s g o w »

Brian Tuite wrote: January 22nd, 2021, 6:02 am 4531A47F-4896-4653-B9A5-43D6EA9304A7.jpeg
The other thread had Todd scolding Victor, a little early morning sunshine.

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#12 Post by Bdklein »

Tom G l a s g o w wrote: January 22nd, 2021, 6:09 am
Brian Tuite wrote: January 22nd, 2021, 6:02 am 4531A47F-4896-4653-B9A5-43D6EA9304A7.jpeg
The other thread had Todd scolding Victor, a little early morning sunshine.
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#13 Post by Kevin Porter »

What tipped you off?
Jean de Florette is a 1986 period drama film directed by Claude Berri, based on a novel by Marcel Pagnol. It is followed by Manon des Sources. The film takes place in rural Provence, where two local farmers plot to trick a newcomer out of his newly inherited property.

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#14 Post by Paul Miller »

I thought it was weird that you had to pay in either Bitcoin or Starbucks gift cards.

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#15 Post by tpetty »

The other thread is locked.

Can anyone pm all registered users on this board? I don't know a thing about website programming, but that seems less than ideal. I didn't even know that pm'ing EVERYONE was possible, other than by board admin, but if possible it should probably be restricted to registered users of a certain minimum time, minimum posts, etc - if possible.
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#16 Post by Todd F r e n c h »

Locking this one, too. I immediately banned the user, but had to make the group public to send out BerserkerDay announcements - I just forgot to shut it back down. Need to open it back up on the 27th, then shut it back down since these jerks take advantage of it
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