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Discussion in 'classifieds' started by Tony L, Feb 26, 2011.

  1. Natara

    Natara pfm Member

    Me too excellent service.
     
  2. Amber Audio

    Amber Audio This is the Day

    Bought off him with no probs - Rega RS1 in 2014 and Vega G2 in 2019 via his eBay
     
    Mynamemynaim likes this.
  3. Andrew Smith

    Andrew Smith Member

    thanks guys, appreciated
     
  4. ecknertz

    ecknertz pfm Member

    Beware! Scam!
    The User Robert900 has send me the following message and i was stupid enough to think he really had an amp for sale and sent him money:

    Contact Jeremy,he has a Myst TMA3 for sale,here's his gmail jeremyarriaga487@gmail.com

    I did some research and this guy is doing the same on different forums (check the mailadress).
     
    hifinutt likes this.
  5. Tony L

    Tony L Administrator

    I’ve now banned the account.

    PS As ever always approach new members with zero/few posts with extreme caution. Posts are a member’s CV.
     
    Nytechy, AnilS and hifilover1979 like this.
  6. sq225917

    sq225917 Bit of this, bit of that

    Jesus, if that were true I'd be unemployable.
     
  7. jusphish

    jusphish pfm Member

    I got the same type of PM this morning also attempting to direct me to the same email address. Definitely a scammer. Seems it’s now gone from my conversation history so I guess someone is watching keenly over the site today.
     
    Last edited: Jan 1, 2022
  8. Tony L

    Tony L Administrator

    Definitely watch for the above scam and use the conversation report feature. We are getting a few at present and I can’t do much as they are IP spoofing etc.

    View anyone with under 50 posts as a noob/provisional member. Our 50 post security criteria is the best defence any forum has as scammers are way too thick/lazy to write that number of intelligent posts just to inevitably get caught and exposed as soon as they scam someone. This security works so please use it. Just report any PMs and I’ll delete the account.
     
    Nytechy and Jamie like this.
  9. sq225917

    sq225917 Bit of this, bit of that

    I'm amazed anyone answers unsolicited anything.
     
    G T Audio, narabdela and Nytechy like this.
  10. jusphish

    jusphish pfm Member

    It was in response to a [WTD] so not fully unsolicited, but clearly something was off.
     
  11. trumpetman

    trumpetman pfm Member

    Same experience here this morning.
    Reported.
    I have a wanted ad in classified, as soon as I mentioned picture,details dates and receipts all went quiet.
     
  12. alans1957

    alans1957 pfm Member

    He has cropped up again contacted by an aaron987 to contact Jeremy with a Vinyl One for sale, then tried to reckon his wife had one as well, the picture was of the one at Audio Emotion.
     
  13. PhilofCas

    PhilofCas pfm Member

    Sounds like he’s a bit of an arse.
     
  14. Countryman

    Countryman Semi-reformed box-swapper

    Just got this message from Marvin00 - new member - in response to a wanted ad. Suspicious to me…

    The last time I purchased parts from Mr Tommi
    He mentioned he had a Rega Io for sale. Hit him up Tommi00545@gmail.com, he might still have what you looking for.
    Cheers Mate and stay safe
     
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  15. alans1957

    alans1957 pfm Member

    Post this in the classifieds as well, as not all members get these notifications.
     
  16. trumpetman

    trumpetman pfm Member

    Alert Tony, he normally investigates such things
     
  17. ———-

    ———- Guest

    Hello,
    I got similar message about my wanted ad.
     
  18. Countryman

    Countryman Semi-reformed box-swapper

    @Tony L sounds like a scammer
     
  19. eevo1969

    eevo1969 pfm Member

    Wrong room.
     
  20. Mr Ian

    Mr Ian pfm Member

    I have had server i want to buy offers from new members, especially on low value say £100, items. Thinking it is best to refuse to sell to new members. All payment options other than cash look subject to charge back risk
     
    Bob McC likes this.

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