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Spam over private messages?

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    Joey-Poey
    Participant

    My apologies if this is in the wrong part of the forums. But has anyone else gotten spam messages from a user lately? I’ve twice received this message:

    Hello I am (name withheld),
    I guess you will not surprise to receive my mail? i saw your profile and it
    sound well.I will like us to exchange good relationship.I am (name withheld)
    by name,No kid and never marry.from here you can contact me at this
    email address (address withheld) so that i can send you my
    pictures and also tell you more about myself,have a nice day
    and i am waiting to hear from you soonest,
    Remember the distance or colour does not matter but love and concern matters alot in life
    (address withheld)
    Yours
    (name withheld)

    Obviously I’ve censored some things just in case someone’s account got hijacked (though it seems unlikely). Wasn’t sure if I was the only one getting this…

    #201972

    Nige.B
    Participant

    Hi, yep i got it this morning, plus another possibly dodgy e-mail requesting i e-mail back> Havent had this problem up until now, but could do without it.Just deleted both.

    Nige.

    #201973

    sozavele
    Participant

    Yes I got this it was from @tinawilliams

    #201974

    Keith Collantine
    Keymaster

    This was reported by several people this morning. The user in question has already had their account suspended.

    #201975

    Fer no.65
    Participant

    @keithcollantine Just received a similar spam message, from user Bethel Blaah.

    I saw your profile and became much interested in you.
    My name is Miss Bethel.
    please, contact me with this email adress,so that i can send you my picture for you to know how i look like.
    Here is the email adress ( bethelblaah@yahoo.in )
    Remember the distance or colour does not matter but love embraces every thing.
    Take very good care of yourself i am expecting your immidiate and urgent respond to my mail as soon as you get this massage
    Yours Bethel.

    #201976

    raymondu999
    Participant

    @keithcollantine you might wanna look at @ benjaminrain too. Seems like a spambot.

    #201977

    Keith Collantine
    Keymaster

    @raymondu999 Done, thanks.

    #201978

    Anonymous

    @keithcollantine The user dinaliton000 looks very spammer-ish too.

    #201979

    Bullfrog
    Participant

    @keithcollantine I’ve recently got the same message as Fer no.65, from “bethelbaby”.

    #201980

    David-A
    Participant

    I got it as well a few minutes ago

    #201981

    f1alex
    Participant

    I’ve just had the same as Fer no.65 too.

    #201982

    Nic Morley
    Participant

    I am getting these quite frequently.

    #201983

    Keith Collantine
    Keymaster

    If you receive one of these messages please either send me a message or get in touch via the contact form:

    Contact form

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