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Old 12-19-2018, 02:07 PM
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We are experiencing an influx of ads that appear to be a scam. They are showing up in the Classified section posted by member ptehh41. These ads have listed a Toyota RAV4 Limited and a Club Car with 16”wheels. These ads all have a common trait in that they list the item for a ridiculously low price. The payment instructions are suspicious.

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They're baaaaaack.

At least the price has been lowered from $2,000.

https://www.talkofthevillages.com/fo...imited-280268/
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Old 12-19-2018, 06:17 PM
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We are experiencing an influx of ads that appear to be a scam. They are showing up in the Classified section posted by member ptehh41. These ads have listed a Toyota RAV4 Limited and a Club Car with 16”wheels. These ads all have a common trait in that they list the item for a ridiculously low price. The payment instructions are suspicious.

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They're baaaaaack.

At least the price has been lowered from $2,000.


https://www.talkofthevillages.com/fo...imited-280268/

Here's another smoking deal from the same person.


https://www.talkofthevillages.com/fo...9/#post1609069
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Old 12-19-2018, 06:29 PM
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And another person selling the same cart.. https://www.talkofthevillages.com/fo...f-cart-280280/
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Old 12-19-2018, 06:30 PM
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Looking at each photo (all the garages and the two-story in the background)...it's pretty obvious they weren't taken in TV.
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Looking at each photo, it's pretty obvious they weren't taken in TV.
Yep!

Sorry. Couldn't help myself..
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Old 12-19-2018, 06:53 PM
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Yep!

Sorry. Couldn't help myself..

Yep...I totally understand.


Looks like the mods jumped on them.
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We are experiencing an influx of ads that appear to be a scam. They are showing up in the Classified section posted by member ptehh41. These ads have listed a Toyota RAV4 Limited and a Club Car with 16”wheels. These ads all have a common trait in that they list the item for a ridiculously low price. The payment instructions are suspicious.

Please do not respond to these ads. We are working to permanently block them.

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After seeing the same two this morning (under a different user name)...here they are back again.

https://www.talkofthevillages.com/fo...imited-281250/

https://www.talkofthevillages.com/fo...f-cart-281248/


One can't help but wonder, if they're not now being done by nothing but that sad little banned boy...who keeps trying to come back to the site?
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Maybe try the add-on software below to possibly help?
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Old 01-03-2019, 07:49 PM
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Default Maybe try the add-on software below to possibly help?

Since it is a requirement to be a resident of The Villages to post an ad, have you considered trying a free add-on to your DragonByte vBulletin software?

The one below says it geo-locates members. You could possibly stop it right there when a new member asks to join using many user ID's.

DragonByte Member Map | DragonByte Tech | XenForo and vBulletin Mods & Addons

There is also software called "Re-Direct Banned Users". Probably others too.
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Old 01-03-2019, 08:32 PM
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These links don't seem to work. You guys are killing all the good deals.
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