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Forum topic by ellen35 posted 08-17-2015 07:30 PM 1275 views 1 time favorited 11 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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08-17-2015 07:30 PM

I think this is a safety issue!
I just received a PM from “Dorathy”... she likes my profile and wants to get to know me better. She sent me an email address and asked for my private email address. Soon I will just send her my bank account number in return for “favors” I neither need nor want.
Site moderators take notice. This happened several years ago and it was a mess.

-- "Don't let the perfect be the enemy of the good." Voltaire

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#1 posted 08-17-2015 07:33 PM

Already been PM’ed about to Cricket, about an hour ago…..or so..

persistant little bugger….five different “IDs” in a week….and a sex change or two…

-- A Planer? I'M the planer, this is what I use

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#2 posted 08-17-2015 07:34 PM

I saw that too. Thanks for the head’s up! :)

-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs ( Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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#3 posted 08-17-2015 07:37 PM

Seems to happen everywhere.

-- jack -- ...measure once, curse twice!

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#4 posted 08-17-2015 07:41 PM

yes i also have sent a pm to cricket…she has been busy, over 70 messages sent in just a few hours…

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#5 posted 08-17-2015 09:49 PM

I was going to send Mrs Dorothy my credit card info, since I could afford too. You see, it appears Mrs Morothy (must be a relative) said I just inherited 5,000,000 dollars.

-- The Carpenter Bee is derived from the Ancient Greek word wood-cutter "xylokopos/ξυλοκὀπος"

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Joe Lyddon

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#6 posted 08-17-2015 09:56 PM


I have NOT seen ANY of Dorothy’s handiwork…

Sure glad someone is on top of such ILLEGAL activities…

Go Cricket GO! Wipe them OFF of LJ!

Thank you, Ellen, for the information… & not getting sucked into her (it’s) whimms…

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: ... My Small Gallery:

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#7 posted 08-17-2015 09:59 PM

Shes legit. Shes a madam…her profile said so. Everyone trusts madams.

-- Don't blame me, I voted for no one.

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#8 posted 08-17-2015 10:21 PM

Oh Dorathy… you sound like my kind of woman!!! You can find my private e-mail address (along with some other friends you might want to contact) by clicking here.


-- Brad in FL - In Dog I trust... everything else is questionable

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#9 posted 08-17-2015 10:25 PM

She is persistent but apparently quite fickle. I don’t think we should trust her ( can I get my money back now?)

These spammers are getting out of hand again.

-- "With every tool obtained, there is another that is needed" DonW ( Kevin )

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#10 posted 08-17-2015 10:56 PM

The account is locked. I will wait until late tonight to delete it all so that I don’t stop the site from working in the meantime.

-- Community Manager

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#11 posted 08-18-2015 01:40 AM

ellen, thanks for the heads up about scammers. there are too many of them around. good for you and cricket.

-- wiser1934, new york

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