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by Forum Member
Mon Jul 30, 2012 8:38 am
Forum: Scam Museum
Topic: Response to my cl add
Replies: 2
Views: 17619

aapaws wrote:Reads 100% scam to me.


Yep :)
by Forum Member
Sun Jul 08, 2012 10:22 am
Forum: Scam Museum
Topic: the latest one I received
Replies: 10
Views: 42995

Also they want to book long hours or walks to get the fee up.
by Forum Member
Thu Feb 23, 2012 10:24 am
Forum: Scam Museum
Topic: Gary Hoffman
Replies: 2
Views: 19396

Whoa...that is SO obvious, it's like he took a Scammers 101 class and copied that from his textbook! I don't think he's going to make it in the scamming industry. Well he elicited a response from me by going through dogwalker.com, it seemed legit so I responded asking where he lived. This is what I...
by Forum Member
Tue Feb 21, 2012 1:13 pm
Forum: Scam Museum
Topic: Gary Hoffman
Replies: 2
Views: 19396

Gary Hoffman

This one found me though dogwalker.com: Thanks for your mail. My name is Gary Hoffman and i was bless with a family of four with my lovely wife, my two daughters and myself.I'll need your services as a dog walker for my dog. I have an American Bulldog called Rocky. He is a big male dog, very friendl...
by Forum Member
Wed Jan 25, 2012 10:49 am
Forum: Scam Museum
Topic: BBB email scam
Replies: 3
Views: 22809

That's a good one. Usually the attachment will install a script so that malware can hijack your email or other parts of your computer without you being able to tell (other than possibly your real-time anti-virus or malware detector catching it). Nice catch not open an attachment! I probably would h...
by Forum Member
Wed Oct 26, 2011 12:31 pm
Forum: Scam Museum
Topic: Dimitrijevic Dejan
Replies: 0
Views: 15920

Dimitrijevic Dejan

from Dimitrijevic Dejan dejan_firm_co@consultant.com via exceptionalpetsitting.com Hello, I'm from Yoguslavia, am selling Puppies here and there is a high level of USA Puppies demand over here. I want to buy from you and have you as a partner in the US, I will search for Puppies in the USA and send...
by Forum Member
Tue Oct 25, 2011 1:12 pm
Forum: Scam Museum
Topic: Stephen Brown/Brown Family
Replies: 0
Views: 15824

Stephen Brown/Brown Family

Hello,

We are in need of a pet sitter for our dog. Kindly get back to us for more details of the job.

Pays are up $30 / hr

Brown Family


My email address was bcc so I'm sure it was sent out to many people. It doesn't say where they live...
by Forum Member
Wed Oct 19, 2011 9:38 am
Forum: Scam Museum
Topic: Anyone get this one yet
Replies: 5
Views: 29770

I would have thought it was weird until she mentioned a consultation. It's legit if she wants to meet you.
by Forum Member
Mon Oct 17, 2011 7:29 am
Forum: Scam Museum
Topic: Kimberly
Replies: 2
Views: 20108

charspetconnection wrote:I haven't had a 'female' scam contact me yet.


Hey you're right, maybe that's also why I didn't notice it was a scam at first.
by Forum Member
Sun Oct 16, 2011 9:25 pm
Forum: Scam Museum
Topic: Kimberly
Replies: 2
Views: 20108

Kimberly

Hello My name is Kimberly.. I would be out of town for 2 weeks (24th of October - 6th of November) and would be needing someone who can take care of my dog his name is Wilston and he is a Maltese.. He is a fun, loving and well trained dog.. I will be having him shipped to you with all the necessary...
by Forum Member
Tue Oct 04, 2011 11:35 am
Forum: Scam Museum
Topic: Timmy Engels
Replies: 3
Views: 23670

Am in the position to transfer the sum of TWENTY FIVE MILLION UNITED STATE DOLLARS...[/i]" or " Dear Beloved In Christ, I am Mrs.Margaret Collins deaf from London United Kingdom.I was married to late Engr. Fred Collins ... deposited the sum of US$2.5 M in a firm here. Following my ill hea...
by Forum Member
Mon Oct 03, 2011 9:21 am
Forum: Scam Museum
Topic: Timmy Engels
Replies: 3
Views: 23670

Timmy Engels

hello I am Timmy,can you take good care of my pet?.If you can contact me on My response knowing it's a scam: "Where do you live and what kind of pets do you have?" (otherwise I'm much more polite and professional in my responses lol) Hi I am Timmy I really appreciate your response and int...
by Forum Member
Thu Jul 14, 2011 10:07 am
Forum: Scam Museum
Topic: Funny - not pet sitting related
Replies: 6
Views: 34445

:lol: :lol: :lol:
by Forum Member
Tue Jul 05, 2011 12:11 pm
Forum: Scam Museum
Topic: Stevie Simmons
Replies: 0
Views: 15927

Stevie Simmons

I'm seeking for an experienced, dedicated Petsitter and Walker to watch and care for my Australian shepherd Dog (Brewsky) between Mondays-Fridays preferably between 5pm to 5:40pm daily, we can work on time adjustments if said time didn’t work for you. Would also appreciate you give me a brief of you...
by Forum Member
Sat Jul 02, 2011 9:59 am
Forum: Scam Museum
Topic: This looks scammy to me
Replies: 4
Views: 27775

Yep, most def. Who the heck introduces their family via email? These scammers are just ridiculous. Too bad it actually works sometimes :x
by Forum Member
Tue Jun 28, 2011 9:42 am
Forum: Scam Museum
Topic: David Walker, Samoyed Tracy, petsitterdirectory.com
Replies: 10
Views: 50512

DogzGoneWalkn wrote:when i scam people from another country i should learn their language, spelling, grammar, nature of the business and culture.


:lol: :lol: :lol:
by Forum Member
Mon Jun 27, 2011 12:02 pm
Forum: Scam Museum
Topic: David Walker, Samoyed Tracy, petsitterdirectory.com
Replies: 10
Views: 50512

Re: David Walker, Samoyed Tracy, petsitterdirectory.com

PetSits wrote:I need to know so as to know how close you are, and also to make arrangements for the task.


What do you think that means? Do they think they need to provide transportation?
by Forum Member
Mon Jun 27, 2011 11:59 am
Forum: Scam Museum
Topic: Bella Needs Care!!
Replies: 2
Views: 21575

Re: Bella Needs Care!!

I was shocked that GMail actually noticed this was spam and put it in my spam box as well :D WAY TO GO GOOGLE I am now impressed even more Yeah gmail's great about that, love it! The scammers haven't learned that "What is your exact location, major intersection" is what WE ask them not th...
by Forum Member
Thu May 12, 2011 5:59 am
Forum: Scam Museum
Topic: Is this a scam
Replies: 2
Views: 20406

Hmmmm....
by Forum Member
Wed May 11, 2011 8:18 am
Forum: Scam Museum
Topic: James David
Replies: 6
Views: 34133

PetSits wrote:First one to get a check from him wins?

:D


:lol: :lol: :lol:
by Forum Member
Tue May 10, 2011 8:37 am
Forum: Scam Museum
Topic: James David
Replies: 6
Views: 34133

Got that today too, almost went for it until he asked for my "exact location" to see if I'm near his "workplace" :roll: I usually don't respond but today I did with "Where is your workplace?"
by Forum Member
Sun May 01, 2011 7:08 am
Forum: Scam Museum
Topic: Another scammer asking for veterinary services
Replies: 1
Views: 16971

Another scammer asking for veterinary services

I got an email requesting veterinary services for 5 dogs. The owner is moving to "my" city soon and the dogs are coming first of course, they want to pay with a credit card in advance. All the same language and cadence of the usual scam emails.
by Forum Member
Wed Dec 22, 2010 8:07 am
Forum: Scam Museum
Topic: Anyone get this one?
Replies: 3
Views: 23678

DogzGoneWalkn wrote:thrice a week


:lol: :lol: :lol:

Thrice strikes and you're out!
by Forum Member
Mon Sep 27, 2010 6:23 am
Forum: Scam Museum
Topic: Benson Williams, Kate and Wayn in England
Replies: 11
Views: 57115

EXPERIENCED PETSITTER / DOGWALKER NEEDED FOR BELLA!!!!

This one is fishy but not as fishy as previous ones: Hello, I'm urgently seeking an experienced,dedicated pet sitter to watch over my cute little pet, a SAMOYED dog Bella by name.I'm flexible with start time,but preferably between 10AM - 3PM(MONDAY- FRIDAYS).Services would start at the middle of OCT...
by Forum Member
Thu Sep 16, 2010 7:01 am
Forum: Scam Museum
Topic: Benson Williams, Kate and Wayn in England
Replies: 11
Views: 57115

And this is why it's fun...

Benson's response:

Hello,

You dont even need to work again......F##k off
(without the hash marks)

:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

At least he said hello first
by Forum Member
Wed Sep 15, 2010 12:00 pm
Forum: Scam Museum
Topic: Benson Williams, Kate and Wayn in England
Replies: 11
Views: 57115

I know you're not supposed to feed the trolls but sometimes it's fun...

My response to Benson:
Please send a deposit of $5000 US dollars in advance please. No checks, money orders or cashiers chec.. You can send the cash via US Post, Fed-ex or via Western Union. Again, US dollars only.

Thanks!
by Forum Member
Wed Sep 15, 2010 11:57 am
Forum: Scam Museum
Topic: On PetaZon.com from Paul Dennis
Replies: 1
Views: 19933

He wants to deliver the dog to you! Never heard that one before. They get so easy to spot after the first one. I wonder what other small businesses they prey on? Like try to pay for a maid a month salary in advance for when they come to the country and rent an apt or something to be a "keeper o...
by Forum Member
Wed Sep 15, 2010 11:49 am
Forum: Scam Museum
Topic: Benson Williams, Kate and Wayn in England
Replies: 11
Views: 57115

Me too. Ben no speaky da engrish good. Or the Queens English for that matter. Not making fun of accents in general, my husband has one. It just cracks me up these guys act like English is their primary language but have horrible grammar. Google translator or babel Fish could do a better job. This gu...
by Forum Member
Mon Aug 09, 2010 12:07 pm
Forum: Scam Museum
Topic: new scam name?
Replies: 2
Views: 23621

Re: new scam name?

dawzach wrote:What a wanker (as long as he is using the English vernacular.....)!!!

Diane


Love that word!
by Forum Member
Thu Jun 17, 2010 6:38 am
Forum: Scam Museum
Topic: Got this twice...with different AOL email addresses
Replies: 1
Views: 18608

Wow, the Alsatian dude is really trying hard!
by Forum Member
Sat May 08, 2010 9:04 am
Forum: Scam Museum
Topic: Here is one i just got
Replies: 18
Views: 90327

I think a good tip off is referring to German Shepherds as Alsatians - it's not something you are likely to encounter with people living in the U.S. Of course, for all the sitters outside of the U.S., this wouldn't apply. I had to google Alsatians when I got this email. Low and behold the sample pi...
by Forum Member
Tue Apr 20, 2010 6:02 am
Forum: Scam Museum
Topic: Pfishing with the Puppy Factor
Replies: 1
Views: 17750

Pfishing with the Puppy Factor

I like how they throw in the puppy factor to throw you off... Hello, How are you doing?i am looking forward to board my dog and a good trainer as well,because i have one YorkShire Terrer puppy that i will like to send over to you so that you can help me board him and train him for the period of one ...
by Forum Member
Thu Mar 25, 2010 7:00 am
Forum: Scam Museum
Topic: Anybody else get this one? Sounds fishy to me
Replies: 5
Views: 33428

"Internet fraud cases surged by 22% in 2009, and financial losses doubled compared to the year before." The FBI doesn't have the resources to go after them so there's no recourse if it happens, you're screwed!

http://money.cnn.com/2010/03/16/news/ec ... /index.htm
by Forum Member
Mon Feb 22, 2010 10:56 am
Forum: Scam Museum
Topic: Pet sitting request by e-mail
Replies: 34
Views: 223407

I know, but it's still in plain text. They have programs (similiar to the bots that the search engines use to crawl your page to decide how to rank you) that search for text in e-mail address format. That's why some people spell out the @ as "at", or the . as "dot". Or, like I s...
by Forum Member
Sun Feb 21, 2010 9:38 am
Forum: Scam Museum
Topic: Pet sitting request by e-mail
Replies: 34
Views: 223407

Here's the latest: Am Jordan Brown,am looking for good pet sitter for my two Alsatian dog in Texas.If interested you can contact me for further information. So I wrote back to ask what city in Texas he will be visiting (knowing it's a scam.) Almost immediately I get this: Hello Damiana, I got your m...
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