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I am being SCAMED

Posted by june_2007 (My Page) on
Mon, Jun 23, 08 at 18:45

Please disreguard any email from asking for money! Someone has gotten into my computer (X daughter-in-law I think) and has sent emails to a lot of people.
I have contacted my internet server and changed a lot of passwords. I hope this does the trick!
Anyone know how I can find out who is doing this? I want to prossecute the low down piece of crud!

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RE: I am being SCAMED

Maybe if you contact your ISP they can get to the bottom of it. Good luck. I don't think anyone on GW will send money anyway since it's against the rules and some of us have been burned before even paying postage. We're pretty savvy and don't fall for many scams.

RE: I am being SCAMED

i just got a e-mail from a sarah j, through gw, seemed scamy to me lol, was a yahoo addy.

RE: I am being SCAMED

i just got a e-mail from a sarah j, through gw, seemed scamy to me lol, was a yahoo addy.
If someone email you via GW I 'think' their member name is in front of the email addy...not positive though.

Chrizty...could I ask that you maybe forward the email to me, if you don't mind? Please don't say too much here since it might be totally innocent, and maybe just someone who has not read the Special Instructions or something. Possibly they just need to get on board about what is acceptable and what isn't.

I'm still on dial-up and it is super slow, so it might be a day or so before I reply.

Sue...resident busy body

RE: I am being SCAMED

i forward it to ya sue :) i forgot to put a subject line in ugh

RE: I am being SCAMED

Ok...Here's the scoop on what Chrizty got.

She got an email via GW from a new member joined June 27, 08 named sarah0. All the email said was Discussion
Chrizty emailed her, and then sarah0 sent her a 419 scam...

scroll down to see the email from Miss Sarah Jones

I emailed GW via the Contact Us link at the bottom of any page, and said that sarah0 had joined just to email spam via GW.
I asked that chrizty forward the emails to gwtamara, that she can see the proof...the first one being via GW, and then the second one with the 419 scam.

I have no problem mentioning a members name under the circumstances. Sheesh!


Here is a link that might be useful: About 419 scams

RE: I am being SCAMED

Thanks for the info Sue!

RE: I am being SCAMED

n thanks for youur help sue!
i forward it n there investagating:)

RE:Well carp! !@#$!

That dang stupid sarah jones just sent me the same stupid email.

This is who it showed it was from: Sarah Jones (

Is there any way to report something like to Yahoo or someone? I wish folks like that would GET A LIFE!

RE: I am being SCAMED

i just put it in the spam button n then it says
"Thank you! Every message you report helps SpamGuard perform better."

sue they have a life, their just wasting it.
mine was
here ya go check out this link, you can send it to them

Here is a link that might be useful: yahoo abuse help

RE: I am being SCAMED

Sue, there is a way to report it to yahoo, I can't remember how, but if I find it I'll let ya know!

And THANKS for the big bold red letters!


RE: I am being SCAMED

i reported the one i got n got a message back saying
[copyed from e-mail from yahoo]


This is an automated message regarding your recent request for Yahoo!
Mail Customer Care support. We have received your message and will
respond within the next 48 hours with an answer.

Thank you for reaching out to us. We look forward to helping you!


Yahoo! Customer Care

**Please do not respond to this message as no one will receive it.

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