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Everyone, please beware of the scammers pretending to have parts that they do not have!
Beware of any new members telling you that they have parts without proof! or anyone telling you to send half payment upfront, half on delivery!
To prevent scams, ask the seller to post a picture of the item with a hand written post it note.

Recently we are seeing scammers getting very creative, using proxy IP addresses pretending to be in the USA.
Please report to me or @oldmansan any suspected scammer or spammer and we will investigate.
 

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I have gotten several messages from new members responding to my WTB posts... I can pm you there user names if you'd like.
 

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I have gotten several messages from new members responding to my WTB posts... I can pm you there user names if you'd like.
Yes please PM me and I will investigate. We need all of our members to keep an eye for these scammers.
 

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This guy tries it a lot. Even on FB pages.

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He would even send photos of the part. If you reverse google image it would be from an old LT forsale add.
So hes a little tricky.

Although he was adamant that the Larini valved muffler would fit my Evija. It actually just came off his friends Evija so thats how he knows.
 

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Here's another one:

Original message from:

Godson001 started a new conversation with you at Volk TE37
I can help you out with a lead. Please contact Richard on [email protected] regarding your request. He is located in Texas, and the last time I talked to him, he had Volk TE37 for sale. I purchased items from him in the past and they arrived in TOP condition.

Then follow up email from:

[email protected]
No code has to be inserted here.






Hello James,

Yes, I have set available in excellent condition let me know the convenient time for you to pick it up I'm in Texas.

604 N.church St Pilot Point,
Texas, 76258
No code has to be inserted here.
 

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Arsenal I want to thank you and the two others that notified us last week on that guy! We investigated and he was banned. If anyone gets strange postings or contacted in a strange way especially new members don't hesitate to contact us! It's like a one sided game of tennis keeping up with the spammers. Richard
 

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@arsenal thank you for reporting that scammer, we all gotta keep our eyes open for scammers like that.
 

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I got same PM the other day regarding T3 seats. I knew to ignore and deleted it. But he is clearly trying to “hook” a number of people.
 

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Lets keep this thread going. If anyone has questions about whether someone is a scammer, if you get messages that seem like scam post them here and the staff will investigate! Great idea for a thread.
 

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I just got one from Godson001 about my roof seals wtb...gives a lead on Rich Brewer.

The guy tells me to send him paypal payment via friends and family so he can have the parts out faster. I say that's OK I can wait and will send legitimately, and his response is: "No, we already have much time on this deal I think at this time I would prefer local pick up thanks for your time. Wednesday, June 3, 2020, 6:17 PM +0100 "

I see Godson001 profile is gone now.
 

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first i thought maybe it's my wife trying to catch me buying car parts..but no..its a real scammer. 😂
 

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sorry yes just meant days ago, but been talking to "rich" for days now until the scam became apparent
 
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