Possible scammer

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  1. Laikin

    Laikin Not so new Member

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    hi everyone i had this random guy that only joined today message me about having bredli hatchlings for sale with very little info, he then told me to message him at kronski_12041@yahoo.com, i then found a couple of articles saying that people have had similar thing happen by the same guy.

    not a 100% sure but just wanting to make sure no one gets scammed
     
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    Rob Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Please PM me the details & I will deal with it.
     
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    Josiah Rossic Well-Known Member

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    Yeah he messaged me as well about hving a reptile that I'm after. I do hope that he's being honest. Thanks for the concern mate :)
     
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    Rob Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Guys, have you posted anywhere saying you wanted specific animals? Just trying to ascertain why you were contacted. If it is in fact random I will nuke the account. This goes for any other members who receive unsolicited communication - Send me the details and I will act accordingly.
     
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    Laikin Not so new Member

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    I had asked someone a while ago about bredli hatchlings and then this guy comes out the blue acting really sketchy telling me he has some available.
     
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    Rob Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Thanks Guys, account has been dealt with.
     
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    So do we know if he was a fake???
     
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    Rob Super Moderator Staff Member

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    It's highly likely, I don't recommend contacting that email address.
     
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    OK thanks Rob.

    Perhaps it was Nuttylizardguy in disguise!
     
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    Herptology Well-Known Member

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    Yes he msged me 2 different instances, for gilleni and yearling tubs, definitely scammy

    @Rob I posted looking for gilleni and yearling tubs a while ago in marketplace
     
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    He msged me too regarding an ad I had posted for pinstripe stimsons.
    Dammit I was getting excited I thought I had found a female
     
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    Haha, yeah I got pretty exited when I read his message. I thought I'd finally found that pink-tongued skink breeder that I'm after!
     
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    Knew it was sus when he told me he had leopard tortoises for sale. Lol *joking*:p
     
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    I believe @Nero Egernia breeds pts
     
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    That's a negative unfortunately, but I do occasionally breed King's Skinks (Egernia kingii). @Stompsy breeds them, however.
     
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    hmmm i must have the wrong person, i remember someone posting about one of their pts getting up on their curtains or something
     
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    Laikin Not so new Member

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    whats the big deal with nutty lizard guy?
     
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    He messaged me RE my search for dainty tree frogs - I was excited I had emailed but no reply ‍♀️
     
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    Msged me aswell about racks
     
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    Na it is a scam he hit me up to about stuff too

    He was definitely a suspect

    In fact im abit sus on everyone here come to think of it

    Sent from my SM-A520F using Tapatalk
     
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