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Old 05-13-2018, 10:43 AM
Big_Red Big_Red is offline
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Originally Posted by GM1MAN View Post
Sorry to bother you and the other Moderators. But, I received 2 PM's early this morning titled with what appears to be Vietnamese addressed to me.
The sender is: dothotruongyen, I can not find him/her in membership roster. My concern is that the title of the PM's was not in English.
I know you are busy as your PM box is full. I have not opened the PM's and have not deleted them as of yet.

As always, thanks in advance.
Regards, Mike
Originally Posted by rob30-06 View Post
Ditto for me as well. He actually sent me two. I reported it and then deleted.

Yes, y'all were one of many who reported them, or emailed/PM'd me. Which is why my inbox was full!
Thank you and no bother at all...as mentioned in the thread in Ask Each Other, I have removed two different users for the spam PMs, dothotruongyen and chayngaydisontungmp3 (along with 4 associated usernames).

Once a user has requested access and completes the automated portion of the process to confirm email address, they are able to send PMs (but not post). Simce they are not yet approved, its why you can't look them up.

As mentioned before, do not click on or open ANY hyperlinks within these PMs, just as you shouldn't in any spam emails received.

As Rob mentions, good policy just to delete them.

Many thanks for taking the time to let us know,
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Old 05-13-2018, 11:14 AM
fmfpacdoc fmfpacdoc is offline
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Am getting unusual PM's today. Sent PM to Admin this AM. Contains a bunch of garbage with several links contained therein.
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Old 05-13-2018, 11:29 AM
FLD FLD is offline
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I got one too. Added it to my "ignore" list and deleted the message.
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Old 05-13-2018, 12:57 PM
tomky tomky is offline
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Default They may be getting a little more sophisticated

I got one from dothotruongyen this morning and everything was in english and told me my inbox was full, which it was. I didn't click on the link. I hope most are now informed of this scam or whatever it is.
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Old 05-13-2018, 01:19 PM
Ohio Don Ohio Don is offline
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Add me to the list of getting one. I had google translate one of the pages and it seemed to be an invitation to visit Hanoi in part.
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Old 05-13-2018, 02:13 PM
deldriver deldriver is offline
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Got one too in Vietnamese, deleted it immediately.
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Old 05-14-2018, 12:57 PM
painter777 painter777 is online now
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Got 2, both sent on the 13th, from the VC... Deleted.
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Old 05-16-2018, 04:57 AM
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On the russian ones; I thought the CMP had a filter to block any non US IP address, or were these rascals posting from here inside the country???
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Old 05-16-2018, 07:26 AM
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Originally Posted by CadillacMike View Post

On the russian ones; I thought the CMP had a filter to block any non US IP address, or were these rascals posting from here inside the country???
They use a VPN
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Old 06-06-2018, 08:12 AM
GM1MAN GM1MAN is offline
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Just got another one yesterday, a PM in Vietnamese from quocanh17051982.

I did not open it and deleted it. Just a heads up.

Note: Notified Moderators as well.

Last edited by GM1MAN; 06-06-2018 at 11:01 AM. Reason: Added info.
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