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      03-29-2022, 07:30 AM   #1
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Happening more and more. I'll post in a FS thread and the next day I get an unsolicited PM from someone ,with just enough posts or reputation points to please the sites requirements for sending PMs, telling me they have the same product for sale and that I should text them at the provided number.

I check their posts, usually around 30 of them, and they're all Good. Kool. Loooks nice., BS one or two word posts. Again, just to get around the sites requirements.

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BNIB: Raceseng Titanium Stud kit
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Where are you located bro ?
I have these G30 540I M Performance Exhaust for sale
505652179# text me please
Yes, I've reported them.
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      03-29-2022, 08:01 AM   #2
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The ones who have contacted me on this site are also listed in Google searches as plying the same trade on other sites.
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      03-29-2022, 08:04 AM   #3
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Speaking of unsolicited PM's, I had better not send one your way! I have a '22 G30 on order and hope to see it in June. Curious what you think of yours and if you have done anything to personalize it? PM to me is fine. Thank you.
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      03-29-2022, 08:07 AM   #4
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Speaking of unsolicited PM's, I had better not send one your way! I have a '22 G30 on order and hope to see it in June. Curious what you think of yours and if you have done anything to personalize it? PM to me is fine. Thank you.
PM away. WE LOVE OUR G30!!!

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      03-29-2022, 08:36 AM   #5
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Happening more and more. I'll post in a FS thread and the next day I get an unsolicited PM from someone ,with just enough posts or reputation points to please the sites requirements for sending PMs, telling me they have the same product for sale and that I should text them at the provided number.

I check their posts, usually around 30 of them, and they're all Good. Kool. Loooks nice., BS one or two word posts. Again, just to get around the sites requirements.





Yes, I've reported them.
Tried something similar with me. Bought an item from a legit seller and suddenly an unsolicited message shows up asking my location and telling me to text them. Same 816 number you have listed. Told him I don't text random numbers and he just kept trying to get me to text him. Annoying.
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      03-29-2022, 01:06 PM   #6
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My two cents USD is to shut down the FS section completely. There are plenty of other places to sell/trade parts online, and all that FS sections of forums do this day is attract Nigerian scammers who have been booted from Craigslist and puppyfinder.com.

I'm on another (non-BMW) automotive marque forum, and their policy is that new members can't even read the FS forums until they have at least 100 posts, have been a member for at least 90 days, and their participation quality has been reviewed by a site moderator or admin. Hiding the section completely using the first two settings should be enough to discourage the hit-and-run scammers without adding any additional burdens on the volunteer staff of under-appreciated admins and moderators.

Along these same lines, setting a restriction on some of the Universal Forums (OT in particular) will eliminate SEO/spambot posts there, because Google would be blocked from searching those pages and they would be useless for SEO.....
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      04-05-2022, 08:23 AM   #7
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Another example:

But I can see they're already banned. Nice work.

How can I reach you and where are you located
G30 540i M performance exhaust

Hey bud text me on here if you still interested i got one sitting in my garage that i can sell to you cheaper
Or text me anytime 4137581760
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      04-07-2022, 04:50 AM   #8
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Dear G30 B58,

You have received a new private message at from CivilsBMW, entitled "Where are you located bro ?".

To read the original version, respond to, or delete this message, you must log in here:
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This is the message that was sent:
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G30 M5 Diffuser will fit perfectly
3309709695 text me please
***************



I guess it's like whack-a-mole
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      05-08-2022, 02:17 PM   #9
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Another example:

But I can see they're already banned. Nice work.

How can I reach you and where are you located
G30 540i M performance exhaust

Hey bud text me on here if you still interested i got one sitting in my garage that i can sell to you cheaper
Or text me anytime 4137581760
I just got a message from this guy (4137581760) telling me to text him about the wheels I inquired from amerikosu

This needs to stop some how
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      09-23-2022, 06:43 AM   #10
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Moderators. I just got scammed myself. My fault. New to this forum stuff. Can someone reach out to me via PM To discuss more. Thx
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      09-23-2022, 08:15 AM   #11
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These are the same assholes whining that they cannot PM soon enough, bitching about the post requirements to PM.
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      09-24-2022, 03:15 AM   #12
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Yes, we recently outed "Allen Aquino" and his other accounts. Way too many scammers surfing these forums.
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      09-24-2022, 03:49 AM   #13
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Scammers I have found to be the same person:
Daalsip Allen Aquino Mosset Rollym3

If anyone else sees any scammers, please report them and add them to the list!
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