ATTENTION: Report scammers here!

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ATTENTION: Report scammers here!

Post by Bill H. » Tue Feb 15, 2022 8:02 pm

Please use this thread to report scammers so other members can readily see.

Please PM or email me if you suspect a member is not legit at bill@g503.com.
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Re: ATTENTION: Report scammers here!

Post by parker007 » Tue Apr 05, 2022 10:38 pm

Has anyone bought from (Rathbone Willie) on fb? he seem like he as a scammer but it appear he has a lot of desirable parts. i know i tried to buy a engine from him and when i said i will drive to pick up he changed mind on selling.

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Re: ATTENTION: Report scammers here!

Post by Rustman » Wed Apr 06, 2022 2:42 am

parker007 wrote:
Tue Apr 05, 2022 10:38 pm
i know i tried to buy a engine from him and when i said i will drive to pick up he changed mind on selling.
I have not, but that's a huge red flag to me. If I am selling anything that doesn't easily fit in a flat rate box and a buyer wants to pick up I'm happy to have them do so. And an engine... I'd probably buy you a coffee if you came to collect and I wasn't dealing with strapping it to a pallet and freight shipping.

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Re: ATTENTION: Report scammers here!

Post by Weaseler » Thu Apr 07, 2022 6:22 pm

Hes been around a while never heard of any trouble

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Re: ATTENTION: Report scammers here!

Post by Burbachj » Mon Jun 13, 2022 4:59 pm

I have been directly contacted by email:

“Hi buddy

I have a complete frame for sale in good shape if you are still looking to buy

Kindly text me at (669) 270-0912 or return me a mail here
for details and pricing

Best regards

Gareth”

When I followed up he sent me pics of a windshield that I found had been previously sold in CA back in 2012 (thanks Google image search)

His 2nd email:

“Hi buddy
Thanks for writing and sorry for the delayed response
I am Selling an original inner and outer windshield frame from a 42 GPW . Its in Very nice shape with only 2 spots of rust in the inner frame that I could find. The outer frame is in great shape, the skin has some wrinkles and a hole, ( maybe bullet hole?? ) but could be fixed pretty easy in my opinion(i could have that done once payment is made if thats fine with you) . There are no welds that I could see.
Pictures sent as attachment below (thats all I’ve got on my desktop Not having any luck taking a picture with my iPhone)
Asking $750 delivered tracked to your door via Paypal FF/Zelle/Venmo
Kindly send me your complete shipping address and preferred payment method if thats fine with you
I’m located in Bakersfield California and Will ship as soon as payment is made
Best regards”

garethbailey73@gmail.com

(669) 270-0912

This is the 2nd time this person has contacted me with this phone # but now a different email and name. Beware - not to post your email or phone numbers on here as anyone can see them!

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Re: ATTENTION: Report scammers here!

Post by Raflad » Mon Jun 13, 2022 9:55 pm

I had the same guy contact me today. Fowarded all the info to Bill. Called me Buddy too!
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Post by parker007 » Mon Jun 13, 2022 10:31 pm

I got similar message saying buddy, from Tyler Smith , i dont know if legit or not.

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Re: ATTENTION: Report scammers here!

Post by Bill H. » Tue Jun 14, 2022 9:06 am

parker007 wrote:
Mon Jun 13, 2022 10:31 pm
I got similar message saying buddy, from Tyler Smith , i dont know if legit or not.
He is not legit.
mdainsd wrote:
Tue Apr 26, 2022 11:35 am
Another one for the list:

Tyler Smith tylersmt780@gmail.com

Tried to scam me with a filterette.

Pretty sure pictures came from the G. with the comment "(thats all I’ve got on my desktop)"

Beware!

Telling that his g503 user name is "Hedge Hound". Brand new member, no posts.


This Garth guy is pushing himself off as STIGY who has been a member here since 2004. I don't think this is STIGY. Trying to figure it all out now.
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Re: ATTENTION: Report scammers here!

Post by parker007 » Wed Jun 15, 2022 1:38 am

Thanks bill i almost sent him money but stooped when he say buddy.

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Re: ATTENTION: Report scammers here!

Post by mdainsd » Wed Jun 15, 2022 9:51 am

Gareth is back at it again today. He has a frame I posted I was on the outlook for. Yeah, buddy, I'll get right on int.
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Re: ATTENTION: Report scammers here!

Post by STIGY » Wed Jun 15, 2022 2:31 pm

Hello Everyone!
The real STIGY here. Thanks for the heads up. I assure you that I am not that person. I have been in this hobby for over 30 plus years and have traded "horses" the old fashion way. My reputation here in the hobby speaks for itself. Whoever the imposter is that is using my name is def not me.
I always encourage people to contact me direct and will continue to do that.
Thank you
"the real STIGY"

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Re: ATTENTION: Report scammers here!

Post by mdainsd » Thu Jun 16, 2022 7:42 am

I could post the imposter's phone number if anyone wants to discuss things with him....

He's at it again this morning.
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Re: ATTENTION: Report scammers here!

Post by 17thAirborne » Thu Jun 16, 2022 9:48 am

mdainsd wrote:
Thu Jun 16, 2022 7:42 am
I could post the imposter's phone number if anyone wants to discuss things with him....

He's at it again this morning.
Pm me the number I'll waste his time on my breaks
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Re: ATTENTION: Report scammers here!

Post by mdainsd » Thu Jun 16, 2022 9:58 am

PM sent
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Re: ATTENTION: Report scammers here!

Post by 17thAirborne » Sun Jun 19, 2022 9:54 am

Just received an email from the same dufas. SInce I did not post my email he did this through the G503

Hi buddy

I have one for sale in good shape if you are still looking to buy

Kindly text me at (669) 270-0912 or return me a mail here

for details and pricing

Best regards

Gareth
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