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A prevalent scam has been going on across many gun boards to include this one of members posting a "Want To Buy" (WTB) of an item and then either getting contacted in their posted WTB or by PM d by usually a freshly joined member and/or low count member to contact a third party "friend" by a provided email that supposedly has the item in question.

A few members here have fallen for this scam.
 

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Thank you for the heads-up! What would be the best way to make sure a member is legit? I'm fairly new, bit not selling anything. I am looks for a few parts however.
 

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Just got contacted by a brand new user, directing me to email someone else. Send email, 30 mins later I get this...

"Hello Jason

Thanks for writing. Sorry for late in response as i was very busy I just get chance to check my email. Yes I have the Early Izhmash plum available for sale in excellent condition. Looking forward to hear from you soon
Thanks."

101% chance of scam. Referring member was Jamesbary
 

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Same. Just got a PM from Jamesbary -about a barrel I was looking for. Told me to email Randall in Texas. Don’t fall for this BS!
 

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Think it happened to me yesterday. Posted an ad for a Hungarian FEG AK BOLT. WASEKAY - A member for 2 hours contacted me & gave me an email to contact - they got my first name & phone #. - But I smelled a RAT when he didn't know what Hungarian AK it came from, & wouldn't call me - or give me his phone # (scammers won't talk to you - so not to be tripped up) Even though he said he was in Texas & would take paypal - I do believe it was a scam & not going any further. Beware of WASEKAY & his henchman RANDALL JASON.
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User "fmakr" just sent me this in response to my WTB:

"Hello, you can contact me now if you still intetested, I have for sale now contact me now at _.

Sent from my Infinix X625B using Tapatalk"


Just joined 11 hours ago, 1 post. Scammer.
 

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My WTB add, I got 2 new accounts PM me. Obviously scam. Also an older account in 2019 just saying HI to New members.

His "uncle" let me on a bullshit wild goose chance. Trashy DCI Century import instead of the Pre ban Yugo I was led to believe was for sale.

Sent from my SM-G960U using Tapatalk
 

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add these 2 to that list.
gmark789012
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jasenlarry
 
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Here's one I just received this morning after posting in the WTB section...BE AWARE!

VellyRyan started a new conversation with you at CNC Warrior 4 Pc Muzzle Device
Check with [email protected], He has the CNC Warrior 4 Pc Muzzle Device. Got a correct one, You won't find anyone more honest!
Thanks, nuked the account. IP's bouncing between California and London England. Probably a Nigerian using a VPN.
 
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