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Fake and Spam replies to Private Car ad

  1. #1

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    Fake and Spam replies to Private Car ad

    I posted an advert to sell my car 2 days ago, so far I've only been contacted by spammers looking for assistance to repatriate millions of dollars in cash left by their deceased brother in Syria - at least along these lines. Is anyone else getting these "buyers" replying adverts? It's extremely frustrating and these spammers need to be stopped and weeded out altogether.

    MandM! likes this.

  2. #2

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    Greetings and salutations from my broken homeland. Kind sir, will you lend a helping hand of the lord Jesus to a human fellow? With your kind help some great benefit can fall to both of us. Please make contacts immediately as I am in very serious danger here with Many Large Currency Bills. With some help can you help me to freedom? A terrible war has fallen my country and my family large fortune (100s millions) will be sieze by the Generals. If we can make arrangement some great benefit (50s millions) can coming to you Samaritan of the Lord. Please contact soon.

    shafiq, mrgoodkat, MandM! and 1 others like this.

  3. #3

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    Can you report those private messages please?

    We spend a crapload of time filtering these users and their IP ranges etc out.

    Have a GeoExpat related problem - please create a support ticket.

  4. #4

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    Where are those people from?

    When I get on my China phone, that IP gets blocked all the time :-p

    How do they get through?


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    Just reported two! Is it the same person?


  6. #6

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    Quote Originally Posted by MandM!
    Where are those people from?

    When I get on my China phone, that IP gets blocked all the time :-p

    How do they get through?
    VPN ranges ... (it is a no win situation for us..)
    Have a GeoExpat related problem - please create a support ticket.