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Ridiculous Scam Attempt.. Just A Warning..

Discussion in 'UHall' started by Wallenstein, Aug 25, 2008.

  1. Wallenstein

    Wallenstein Guest

    This was on Great Lakes, but may be happening elsewhere as well.

    I was approached by someone while stocking my Luna vendor about five minutes ago who said something along the lines of, "who wants a full set of scouts armor and a set of tokuno dyes??" I replied with, "how much?" The player responded, "if you get me a transfer token (I already have one) i will transfer to pacific and then bring a character there to great lakes and give you the items."

    Instantly smelling a scam I played along, asking him to clarify. He stated, "i already have a transfer token. if you give me another ill take both of them and use one to go to my other server and use the second one to bring my other character back, then give you the scouts armor or tokuno dyes, both if you want."


    Seeing as he was dressed in newbie clothes (shirt, pants, no weapon/armor) and named something like "Lhsjid" I asked him to show me the transfer token he currently had, all the while knowing he'd not have it. I was told it was in his bank. I told him to run to the Luna bank and he did so, but then ran to the moongate and vanished quicker than a GM after suspending a player for having a link in their profile.

    Just wanted to give you all a heads up. Most of you probably would smell a scam, but for those who wouldn't then be wary.
  2. That was a pathetic excuse for a scam. NO ONE with a char transfer token already would be dumb enough to fall for that poor excuse for a scam. Thanks for the laugh =}
  3. Redxpanda

    Redxpanda Lore Keeper
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    Dec 6, 2007
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    Agreed! I'm not one to say that someone deserves to be scammed but if you fall for that one well...

    I mean seriously, it isn't even well thought out or elaborate. It is the equivalent of someone telling you to click the blue diamond.
  4. Evilminion

    Evilminion Guest

    Wow... that's.... heh.

  5. Lord Kynd

    Lord Kynd Guest

    them tokens are worth to much to just hand over anyhow.
  6. Pyrrhus

    Pyrrhus Guest

    If I had a token I would show it to him on the transfer window and wait for him to practically beg me to click the check hehehe.

    Thanks for the heads up tho..talking about scams on vendors. I had the experience of a stranger suddenly appearing beside me from nowhere! I suspect he was there all along invisible and waiting for the appropriate moment.

    This sort of caught me by surprise as I was dropping the item and in the process of placing the price.

    Well this enterprising stranger got the the item on the fly for a song. Of course I tried to appeal to his good nature (if ever he had one) however he opted to poof out of sight.

    Moral lesson? Well just better luck next time huh.
  7. Smokey of LS

    Smokey of LS Guest

    thats is pretty funny and yes a pathetic attempt at a scam, if your dumb enough to fall for it you prob need it done to you.
  8. love2winalot

    love2winalot Guest

    All you had to do was accept my offer..........But Noooooooooo, now I am forced to stay in hiding.....................thanks a lot...............:)
  9. Locker

    Locker Guest

    Posting this is very helpful as some folks (yours truly) are new and UO has a wealth of information by which it is easy to become confused. Good looking out.


  10. ki-rin

    ki-rin Guest

    :lol::lol::lol: pathetic scammer :loser: