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Old 12-01-2007, 04:47 PM
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I got this private message today about an item I have listed:

n****** just sent you a private message at 12/1/2007 7:58:20 PM:

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25cc Gas Aircraft Engine
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Hello

I am interested in buying the 25cc Gas Aircraft Engine that you have placed for sell now,
and I would want to enquire about the present condition of the above mentioned, as well as
some detail about you. I expect this timely enough.

As for the payment, I would need you to get back in touch with the last asking price as I
will be paying with a certified cheque.

Lastly, please forward to me your full company's (or house address, telephone and fax)
details as I will subsequently prefer reaching you through these facilities.

Yours interestingly,

Raymond Griffiths




Doesn't sound like a guy from Texas, does it? He joined RCU yesterday, claims to be from Texas on what little he has listed about himself on his RCU info page, can you say Nigerian Scam? This is the second time I've been contacted by these fraud artists in as many months. I wish RCU could rid itself of these criminals, instead of waiting for someone to get ripped of and hope the negative ratings will prevent future cons.
Old 12-01-2007, 04:59 PM
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Same PM to me. I"ll report this to a mod. THANKS>
Old 12-01-2007, 10:28 PM
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Thanks guys. The offending account has been banned and added to the scammers list.
Old 12-02-2007, 12:07 AM
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Hi fives all around!!!!!!!1
Old 12-04-2007, 10:28 PM
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He is still at it. He just sent me a PM. Although his profile is placarded suspended he is still able to send PM's .
Old 12-04-2007, 11:16 PM
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His account is not only suspended, it has been banned. There is no way he is posting PM's through the same account. Please forward the message to me through PM.
Old 12-27-2007, 06:29 PM
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Can someone tell me how to contact rc universe about an advtiser that takes your money but doesn't deliver the items that you ordered? Thanks, Gaylon
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guess I should learn to spell first. Guess I am so agrivated that I misspelled advertiser
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I would contact JWN directly, he's the moderator for this forum., good luck.
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Default RE: Looks like a scam to me

fly rc1938,
I'm sorry you are having a problem with another RCU member.

If the transaction took place in the marketplace, please fill out the fraud complaint form linked at the bottom of the Ratings & Security page in the marketplace. If the transaction took place on another site, please send me a PM with all of the information and I will do my best to look into it and see if there is something we can do.

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