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Re: Scammer claiming to be a phpBB developer

Post by RMcGirr83 »

to email addresses that I've not even used at phpBB.com
then it must be magic. ;)
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Re: Scammer claiming to be a phpBB developer

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RMcGirr83 wrote:
to email addresses that I've not even used at phpBB.com
then it must be magic. ;)
must be, lol
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Re: Scammer claiming to be a phpBB developer

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RMcGirr83 wrote:FWIW, it would appear the nub has a brand spanking new email

...
I had this one too. Deleted it.
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Re: Scammer claiming to be a phpBB developer

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i get these all the time for 2 different emails one not registered with phpbb.com the reply email is [email protected]
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gmail is filled with spammers, but someone should report that account to google anyway...
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Re: Scammer claiming to be a phpBB developer

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got several and one of which is the same with oopsie...just deleted it.
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Re: Scammer claiming to be a phpBB developer

Post by CodexVideos_2 »

So, i wanted to do a little digging on these scammers, i have got several emails from them.
Name: Sameh
Website: EPwork.com
Charge: 25 USD / 1 MOD installation
Email: [email protected]

Message title: "phpBB new version " Bertie's off to the beach"‏ "
Message content:
"The new version of phpBB forums is now available. We recommend that you

update your forum to this new secure version for more stablity and minor

features.

We provide paid services, so we can update the forum for you . Also we

provide many services like : new unique style for your forum, installing

MODs or fixing any problem that affect your forum and annoy users.



IF you are interested in our services please reply to this email and we will

be happy to help you .



Thank you"
Some other topics claiming they are scammers:
http://www.phpbb.com/community/viewtopi ... &t=2091107
http://www.phpbb.com/community/viewtopi ... &t=2128768
http://www.phpbb.com/community/viewtopi ... &t=2114191
http://www.phpbb.com/community/viewtopi ... &t=2111378
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Re: Scammer claiming to be a phpBB developer

Post by RMcGirr83 »

And the nub is at it again.
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Re: Scammer claiming to be a phpBB developer

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I got Nothing in my MailBox, I hate scammers.
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Re: Scammer claiming to be a phpBB developer

Post by CodexVideos_2 »

I just thought i should inform you they are sending out again with a new email address: [email protected]
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Re: Scammer claiming to be a phpBB developer

Post by viddex2011 »

Yes, I got this one too
Subject: phpBB forum new version: "Bertie's off to the beach"
traced it back to epwork.com, and now resides in the trash

edit: no, emptied the trash too !

:D
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Re: Scammer claiming to be a phpBB developer

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The emails are now coming from [email protected]
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Re: Scammer claiming to be a phpBB developer

Post by Ooopsie »

It's been about a month for me since an email from the scammer(s).
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Re: Scammer claiming to be a phpBB developer

Post by martin123456 »

Woop Woop and there at it again they sent it to the wrong email addy for starters :D
phpBB support [email protected]

This message may not have been sent by: [email protected] Learn more Report phishing
Dear customers,
we encourage you to update your phpBB forums to the latest version as it prevents many security bugs and make your forum stable.
There are many anti-spam methods to prevent the spambots registeration and posting , please pick up one of these mods to keep your forum clean

we provide paid services , if you want our assistance please reply to us and we will be happy to put all our efforts and experience for your help
we can help you in updating , mod installation , styling your forum with a unique style and solve any other prolblem you may face

Thank you .
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Re: Scammer claiming to be a phpBB developer

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I got this one yesterday!!!

Dear customers,
we encourage you to update your phpBB forums to the latest version as it prevents many security bugs and make your forum stable.
There are many anti-spam methods to prevent the spambots registeration and posting , please pick up one of these mods to keep your forum clean

we provide paid services , if you want our assistance please reply to us and we will be happy to put all our efforts and experience for your help we can help you in updating , mod installation , styling your forum with a unique style and solve any other prolblem you may face

Thank you .

It was from a gmail account.

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