Got a Strange PM Today. Anyone Else?

Last Update: November 15, 2018

Disregard the cover image. I didn't feel like trying to find something for the occasion.

I got this today...

First one I've ever seen on WA - what appears to be a Nigerian-style letter. Just wondering if anyone else has gotten this. A little disturbing to me is the request to contact this person outside of the Platform.

Daniel

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Carson Premium Featured Comment
Hi Daniel, please send me a PM with the username of this user - this is blatant spam and is not allowed here at WA.
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The system is not letting me send to you because I already sent it to Kyle yesterday. It's in Kyle's PMs.

Daniel
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Carson Premium
Sounds good Daniel, will check it out from there, appreciate the heads up :)
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The message was distributed throughout. She's probably already revoked by the system.
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JackieSmith Premium
I received a similar email a few days ago, this person also wanted me to contact them outside of WA.
I reported it as spam.

They too paid the $8 Premium in order to PM members.

Seems like they are targeting WA as I've seen other members' posting that they too are receiving similar emails from different accounts.
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In the rules on here going to email outside WA between members is discouraged. Now I can see the genius of this.
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MichalB Premium
Looks suspicious.

Can you also check the profile of the member? (If "it" is member at first place)

I would follow others suggestion - report it.
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Nothing for a biographic and a handful of replies on there. Of course, no blogs, etc.
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SmartBoy10 Premium
Pretty sure that's a spam message. Nowhere is safe from this kind of annoying garbage mail these days. Report and delete!
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Has been done.
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LynneWA Premium
I did not receive it. Be sure to report this to Kyle and Carson.
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Done
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mechidor Premium
Looks a like a spam!
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Jay Gumbs Premium
Well it's against the rules. The person should be banned as they don't seem to have any interest in what's going on here at WA.

What's weird though is that the person is premium. You have to be to be able to send pms.

Maybe they saw the word "Wealthy" and figured it would be a nice place to pick off some victims.

As others say just report it.
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LOL! This "Wealthy" has't worked for her I'm sure and she couldn't have done this in the worst place. Not sure how she found me considering she joined just moments ago.

I try not to report stuff without first warning a person, but this is quite deliberate. Reported.
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ArmstrongWil Premium
Hihihih... You're right Jay. In fact, this person is in the wrong place because most of us here do SCAM reviews frequently and we know very well how they operate.
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Mick18 Premium
Very suspicious . Looks like a scam. Report it to Kyle.
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BenjisDad Premium
Ignore. Report as spam
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Chrissies Premium
I would be very suspicious of that Daniel, and I also would report it, that is not what WA is for!!
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smokeywins Premium
I got something similar the other day but from a different account.
Just report it. There is nothing that you need to email someone about that can't be discussed via PM.
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I know. That's what makes it strange.
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smartketeer Premium
Just report it ...
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Want to wait before doing that. I will if others are getting it. Else, she is going to get a warning.
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smartketeer Premium
It's your choice Daniel

But that PM is clearly against the rules.
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You are right. She should have read the rules at her recent join.

Done.
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