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Old Jun 19, 2019, 04:31 PM
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I had a WTB post for rear calipers posted over 2 months ago and haven't even checked it after 1 bump. I just received a PM from Boss321 (join date June 2019),

"Contact Lawrence in Missouri, He has a EVO 9 Brembo rear calipers for sale. Here's his email [email protected]"

I did a quick search for the email address and saw he already took 2 people for BMW parts in the last month.

http://www.m3forum.net/m3forum/showthread.php?t=607948
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/forum/vi...c.php?t=719586

According to them he says to contact another person and sends the same email. Asks for money to be sent as F&F and then runs off. Just keep an eye out everyone.
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Old Jun 19, 2019, 04:45 PM
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Thank you for the heads up, the account has been removed.

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Old Jun 19, 2019, 06:25 PM
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I got this email too for all of my items. Looks like someone has a bot that scrapes for sale posts and sends this email. Be wary if you guys get weird messages. The first accounts got banned, but there'll be more.
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Old Jun 20, 2019, 12:14 AM
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Yea i got messages too for rear diff, i didn't even hesitate to delete
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Old Jun 21, 2019, 02:12 PM
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Many thanks for letting us know. This is some clever trick.
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Old Jun 21, 2019, 03:59 PM
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