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Windows 7: Scam Update

17 Apr 2013   #1

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Scam Update

I thought you all might be interested to know this forum is being used in a large scale scam. Here is the link to the article, and the users abusing the forum. Link
My System SpecsSystem Spec
17 Apr 2013   #2

 

So how is that anything to do with this forum?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
17 Apr 2013   #3

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mo13 is probably getting a kickback somehow for the number of hits to that page/site.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
17 Apr 2013   #4

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This site is being directly linked to steal people's money. Is that of no concern to you?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
17 Apr 2013   #5

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by boohbah View Post
mo13 is probably getting a kickback somehow for the number of hits to that page/site.

Booh, I've seen the scam page before under various urls because it has a link to us in it's header (which I block), but you would seriously need to be some utter dumb ass to think the sites were related and the page was anything other than a scam.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
17 Apr 2013   #6

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mo13 View Post
This site is being directly linked to steal people's money. Is that of no concern to you?
What do you think we can do about somebody linking us? tbh I do block the links from those domains but just because a site links here doesn't mean we have anything to do with it.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
17 Apr 2013   #7

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by z3r010 View Post
Booh, I've seen the scam page before under various urls because it has a link to us in it's header (which I block), but you would seriously need to be some utter dumb ass to think the sites were related and the page was anything other than I scam.
Absolutely, I'm a dumbass because I am trying to help people not get ripped off.

Stay Classy
My System SpecsSystem Spec
17 Apr 2013   #8

 

If I setup a scam page and linked fox news in the header, would you hold them responsible?

The scam is for domain appraisals, you would think a professional webmaster would be able to spot a really bad fake page.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
17 Apr 2013   #9

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I didn't accuse anyone as being responsible. Simply trying to tell you some of your users are scamming people through your forum, and give you a heads up on who they are. That's all.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
17 Apr 2013   #10

 

They are not users of this site it's a scam page that doesn't even look like this site!!!
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