Author Topic: Spammer? Have you ever wondered what moderators do?  (Read 105 times)

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Spammer? Have you ever wondered what moderators do?
« on: June 16, 2022, 12:06:15 AM »
Am I being unduly cynical in thinking this was a spam message? This is largely a rhetorical question, but feel free to comment if you want.

See below
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I have removed the link so it's definitely safe.

I love the fact that is openly described as a high risk payment processor.

The fact they only ask for $10 is a neat touch.  But if 1000 people signed up that would be 'a nice little tickle' wouldn't it?

There was a second posting - also deleted - assuring readers that it wasn't a scam, ostensibly from a different person.  So far I've seen four names connected with this and two locations.  Czechoslovakia and the Netherlands.

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Hey, we are looking to get your thoughts on what you like and don't
like about cycopay, our high risk payment processing platform. We're
in beta right now
 
Next 50 people who sign up get 10$ upon signup.
You can do whatever you'd like with it (including sending it or
withdrawing it to PayPal or your card or bank), we would appreciate
your feedback when it comes to our product!
 
The link is Removed ;-) for sign up
 
You can send us a blank email at contact at cycopay dot com and you'll
receive a sign up link or you can sign up
 
or you can send us a blank email at contact at cycopay dot com
 
10$ for the next 50 people who sign up on our high risk payment
processor.

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Jo Bannister

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Re: Spammer? Have you ever wondered what moderators do?
« Reply #1 on: June 16, 2022, 08:41:21 AM »
I never know whether to be sorry for people who fall for scams as blatant as this one, or to feel that their money is probably better off in more savvy, if dishonest, hands.

But keep up the good work, Gyppo.  Some scams are a damn sight more subtle than this, and even moderately intelligent people could fall for them.