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Blog entry by Orvile Baker posted 01-17-2019 07:10 PM 566 reads 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I sent this to projects and I guess that was the wrong place to put it . I wanted to make sure my friends on Jocks got it. (no-name) to put in here or forum, hope it is right this time because 3 other Jocks said it happened to them overnight. I ham just trying to warn good people to be on the lookout this. My mother-in law lost a lot of money about a year ago on one of these scams. PLEASE DO NOT FALL FOR IT!

As I checked my email as I do every day I found this and was thinking that I should let everyone know that some one is trying to use LumberJocks for bad things. Please reed ,this is a copy of the email.

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Dear Orvile Baker

I have an important msg for you about my late client (Engr. J.P. Baker,) it’s about some deposit claim of $10.5 million he left behind here in this country.reach me only on my provided data below with ur telephone number and private email so i can give you full details.

Thanks,
Dessi Frank.
e-Mail; dessifrank@usa.com
CONTACT ME THROUGH MY EMAIL FOR MORE CLARIFICATION

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sras

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#1 posted 01-17-2019 11:30 PM

In the spirit of trying to be helpful, I would recommend putting this kind of post in a forum. When you post in a forum, each time someone comments, the post moves to the top of list.

Projects and blogs stay in the order they were created. After a while, they are several pages back.

There is a forum called LumberJocks Site Feedback that is a perfect place for a post like yours.

In fact there is a post there discussing the same topic.

Hope this helps, and thanks for the info!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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JCamp

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#2 posted 01-18-2019 02:19 AM

I always wondered who would b crazy enough to fall for those kinds of emails but I do know an older lady and her husband that were scammed out of a $1000 from a phone call so I guess anything can happen.

-- Whatsoever thy hand findeth to do, do it with all thy might

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#3 posted 01-22-2019 07:41 PM

Not the first time won’t be the last such message..
It is kind a scary when you first get one, I have this feeling I want to turn off my computer and then back on just to be safe, AND I DO!!!

-- An Index Of My Model making Blogs http://lumberjocks.com/htl/blog/116729

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