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Alert-Alert-Alert possible Scammer!!!

Discussion in 'Shooting Related Threads' started by clayscoach, Oct 24, 2011.

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  1. clayscoach

    clayscoach Member

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    LENNY CHIDDSTER A POSSIBLE SCAMMER - BE REAL CAREFULL DEALING WITH THIS GUY!!! I WAS LEAD TO BELIEVE HE HAD A BARREL THAT I WAS LOOKING FOR AND THEN I ASK QUESTIONS ON THE DETAILS AND GOT THE RUN AROUND. HE SAYS HE IS TEXAS, BUT USING A PHONE FROM UK A COUNTRY CODE OF 44. I FINAL TOLD HIM THAT I WAS NOT INTERESTED IN DEALING WITH SOMEONE THAT WILL NOT GIVE YOU ANY DETAILS ABOUT THE PRODUCT!!!!
     
  2. trapshooteraa27aa

    trapshooteraa27aa Well-Known Member

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    yes its a scam read my reply to help to identify thread
    Chris
     
  3. Vickie

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    He tried to sell me a barrel that someone else had for sale. I thought his first message sounded funny. So I asked him for pictures. A few minutes later, he sent me a picture, but it was the same picture a legitimate seller had sent me a few hours before.

    Watch out for Lenny! He is a scammer!

    Vickie Larkin
     
  4. short shucker

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    Is this happening via PM's or just email?

    ss
     
  5. steele

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    Me too. I posted looking for Remington 4100 trap parts & he says he has a complete trap to sell. I asked how old & how many targets has it thrown. He replies," It is only 6 months old & has only thrown 100 targets." The 4100 hasn't been made for years!! He says the trap was used at the ATA shooting club in Texas. He sounds like trouble. Butch from Pgh
     
  6. Stl Flyn

    Stl Flyn Well-Known Member

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    Just received an email from him, with no notification, or PM. Says he has a release hook in perfect working order. Not all scratched up. Willing to arrange pick-up, so item will not get damaged in shipping. If that does not say "scam", I do not know what does! Definite scammer!

    Update: Asked where he is located? Answer: Tomball, Texas
     
  7. minnship8

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    THere have been a number of incarnations of this scammer, sometimes female also. The key is to look at the email address. This scammer uses something like xxx@ojjoo.com.

    I am always suspicious of any email deriving from a foreign or internet email, like yahoo, gmail, etc.

    Chip
     
  8. Stl Flyn

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    Yep, lennychedister@ojooo.us. Spells his name different in the address also. Two D's in his ID.
     
  9. Vickie

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    He is picking up the email addresses that we post. He never sent me a pm, just and email. He downloaded pictures that someone posted in August on this website for the same kind of gun we were looking for. I really thought I had him when I asked for pictures. He wanted to know how much we had for the barrel, and where we were located so he could arrange drop off of the "unit" Who calls a gun a "unit"????

    Vickie Larkin
     
  10. dead on 4

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    Blondie!, You don't need a new barrel...........

    Surfer
     
  11. dale58

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    Same here, I had an ad in WTB section for a P/W 800 plus. he emailed me a few times, sent me a pic of an old one, then sent me a nasty email when i said i was going to look around a little more. I thought it was a little funny that he got so pissed off. Watch out for this person. Dale
     
  12. dale58

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    short shucker, with me it was emails only not PM's. Dale
     
  13. whiz white

    whiz white Strong Supporter of Trapshooting Banned

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    Dont's use all caps - what a PITA to read...

    Why not post the IP Address in his email and let's trace it... Also, if he did so a PM, they he's on this site. What is his User ID? I'll check it out.

    Whiz
     
  14. dale58

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    whiz, I deleted his emails, wish I had saved them now. Dale
     
  15. grntitan

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    With the right equipment, it's possible to hide or change your IP address at will. Many of the internet scammers have resorted to technology to aid in their wrong doings.
     
  16. Vickie

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    Whiz, i forwarded the emails he sent to me to David. I think he was checking on a few things. Maybe he can figure out something. Lenny never contacted me by personal message, just email. David did check and there was no one registered with the website with his email address. The guy is not an ATA shooter either. Probably one of those guys with all that money in the bank, but can't get it out, but will give you half if you send them your banking information. Just didn't speak the right english to me. Wasn't his first language that was for sure.

    Vickie Larkin
     
  17. dale58

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    Thanks Vickie, on behalf of the rest of us. Dale
     
  18. Stl Flyn

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    Whiz,

    Here you go.

    Originating IP 41.155.85.200
     
  19. Stl Flyn

    Stl Flyn Well-Known Member

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    He is changing the IP. Just got a new one responding to another post. Originating IP is: 41.155.34.133
     
  20. timb99

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    Set up a new gmail account and jack with him.
     
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