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[Discussion] A reminder that scammers watch and impersonate...

Discussion in 'UO Rares Collector' started by Decadence, Mar 24, 2013.

  1. Decadence

    Decadence Lore Keeper
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    Recently a scam happened where a well known broker "showed up" and vouched for a player in the middle of a transaction. The player was scammed. Please remember that scammers watch brokers and impersonate their characters, and what their characters look like. Please always check with them via ICQ and verify it is indeed them.

    Wishes for Safe Trading!
    -Deca
     
    #1 Decadence, Mar 24, 2013
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  2. Lord Lew

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    Most of the brokers carry an item that is hard to obtain, or one of a kind. Know your broker by his or her totem, and as sated above... Always message the broker to verify!!!
     
  3. Decadence

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    That is correct Lord Lew, unfortunately though this impersonator was carrying something similar and it was another shard than the broker's main. Definitely verify on ICQ or PM
     
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  4. Ken of Napa

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    Sorry someone was taken by a scam. Thanks for the reminder Decadence! Hopefully your post will prevent someone else from being scammed!
     
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  5. Captn Norrington

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    Funny How Scammers Spend So Much Time Learning About And Impersonating Well Known Brokers And Players, When If They Used That Time To Make Money The Honest Way They Would Gain Alot More Than Their Scam Gets Them.
     
  6. Assia Penryn

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    Thank you for warning the community, Decadence!