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SCAM WARNING! DAN DAWSON

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Just giving everyone a heads up that a member on here named Dan Dawson just tried to run a scam on me. 

He said that someone he knows has some CF-4's I'm looking for and provided an email address to his friend Gulley. 

I contacted Gulley who sent me pictures of the speakers. The price was cheap and wanted me to wire the money. I messaged Dan to see if he could vouch for this Gulley, and he did (likely the same person). 

Well low and behold, a quick reverse google of the images revealed they were from a post in 2015. 

 

Fair warning!  Don't be scammed by this piece of shit!  

 

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Great job in doing your due diligence. 

 

I just checked the profile for "Dan Dawson" and he joined Nov 23 and has no posts.  Everybody has a first post so that's not necessarily a deal breaker, but it does require more research to make sure you don't get scammed.

 

I have been contacted before by other members wanting to know about a certain seller (can't remember the name), wanting to know my opinion if he was trustworthy, a valid person.  When doing business, even on this forum it is important to vette the seller.

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Thanks for the head's up.  Dan has just received the

 

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Ban Hammer!

 

It totally sucks that people do that, good thing you caught it. I would never go outside of Paypal for payment unless it was cash at pick up.

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Same dude tried to steer me to someone who supposedly had what I was looking for. 

Seems he acts as an intermediary and you end up with someone named Gulley in WI.

Can the people running this site block him?

 

 

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1 hour ago, Youthman said:

Thanks for the head's up.  Dan has just received the

 

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Already took care of it Jeff.

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He almost got me. Just a good reminder to only purchase using PayPal if not meeting in person. Also, reverse googling is your friend. 

 

Hopefully putting him on blast will prevent someone else from getting scammed. Of course, he will probably change his name and just keep on doing it. It's a shame there are pieces of shit like this guy out there, but is certainly a reality!

 

Be careful out there folks!

 

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He reached out to me regarding the post I have for XL-23's yesterday.   I sent an email to the guy he told me to but never received a response - so I guess I am lucky

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You guys with your quick-to-judge pitchfork mentalities. Maybe Caroline Gulley is just a very well rounded and highly connected individual that happens to have all of the items we need? Geeze..

 

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I have used nothing but Paypal for the last few years.  Now my kids are using Venmo.  So I do that now too with them.  But I prefer the paypal.

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Be careful of people unknown people steering you in a certain direction.  Remember this guy:Image result for buffalo running off a cliff gif

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I Googled the Gmail address and found an old car site in which this scammer was trying the same thing.

 

20/20 hindsight is easy but what legit person is really going to have an e-mail address that is essentially "pay me" (paygullecaline@gmail.com)?      

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I've got a bridge I'll sell ya!!!!   Actually a distant rich (not poor like me) relative of mine bought the London Bridge (I think?) and moved it to Lake Havasu, Arizona.  He never invited me out???

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NOT this same subject dude  but an on-line negotiation:
Going to be interesting. I answered an ad for a McIntosh MC2000 at a ridiculous price. I got a call just now and he sounded tweeked out. I was adamant that we meet at a police department in his town and just got babbling. Then the seller agreed to meet me here in my town but will call back. This dude couldn't stop talking. IF, IF the amp is what he says, at the price and at my local police station...damn right I'll buy it.

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4 hours ago, USNRET said:

 

 

NOT this same subject dude  but an on-line negotiation:
Going to be interesting. I answered an ad for a McIntosh MC2000 at a ridiculous price. I got a call just now and he sounded tweeked out. I was adamant that we meet at a police department in his town and just got babbling. Then the seller agreed to meet me here in my town but will call back. This dude couldn't stop talking. IF, IF the amp is what he says, at the price and at my local police station...damn right I'll buy it.

I'd be straight up shocked if there was a actual amp. lol

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