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Not quite a Newb

Joined: 21 Mar 2007
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 19, 2007 3:37 pm Reply with quoteBack to top

Something weird happened to my friend - he has a Flickr (photo storage) account, and got a message saying another user had added him as a contact. It was a woman who he did not know, and we looked at her photos- they had nothing in common with his interests (usually, either people you know add you as a contact, OR people who have similiar interests to the subjects of your photos). Furthermore, they were not real photos she took herself (such is usually the case on Flickr) - they were of celebrities from other internet sites. Some she purported to take herself, with captions like, "view from my dad's private jet" - obviously trying to make herself seem wealthy

I first imagined a romance scam, where she would try to build up a rapport with him. He wrote why she added him, but so far she hasn't written back.

Does this sound like the start of any scams you know of? We're both puzzled.

-How are you today? I hope you bouncing in the Lord? -Reverend Joe M4yer

-All the stress, embarrassments you have cause our account officer at the bank for trying to pick up the fund. The reference number is incorrect and he was almost detain by the bank security men for bring false reference number
- B0B P3ter
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Joined: 05 Aug 2006
Posts: 213

PostPosted: Fri Apr 20, 2007 10:20 am Reply with quoteBack to top

maybe just a random intenet blip
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