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Old 12-22-2011, 01:04 PM   #1
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Potential Staking Scam

I got this email today in the morning out of the blue. I have never applied or wanted any staking. This looks like a scam to me to install something to see a persons screen. Just posting this here to protect others. Here is the email I recieved.
This is a message from DavidWinslow at Two Plus Two Poker Forums ( https://forumserver.twoplustwo.com/ ). The Two Plus Two Poker Forums owners cannot accept any responsibility for the contents of the email.

To email DavidWinslow, you can use this online form:
https://forumserver.twoplustwo.com/se...ember&u=307707

OR, by email:
mailto:xxxxx@hotmail.com

This is the message:

Hi, my name is David and im 33 years old. I have started my own stakingteam now and have a few horses. I want to stake you on NL or PLO up to $2500. If you are not intrested about this you you dont have to replay and I wish you good luck on the tables.

If you are can also visit our website http://www.*********.com/

We just need to veryfi that you are not a bot, that is our TOS.
When you press OK on the Javapop up, you will get a sub and there you write SYO +Username. And then you are done. You will also be able to see what kind of deals we have for you and what famous pokerplayers we have in our Team.
After that i *contact you direct on mail or if you write your skype i contact you there 10 minutes after accepted or you will have a bonus of $50 on Pokerstars.

Dont forgett to press OK on the popup so you will be able be in our team.


Looking forward to hear back from you

David

mailto: david@*********.com
www.*********.com

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Old 12-22-2011, 01:12 PM   #2
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Re: Potential Staking Scam

Apparently he is also scamming the English language.
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Old 12-22-2011, 01:14 PM   #3
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Re: Potential Staking Scam

need to veryfi.
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Old 12-22-2011, 01:18 PM   #4
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Re: Potential Staking Scam

This seems like it might be a scam attempt!
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Old 12-22-2011, 01:27 PM   #5
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Lol inb4 veryfi is a new meme
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Old 12-22-2011, 01:35 PM   #6
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Lol inb4 veryfi is a new meme
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Old 12-22-2011, 01:37 PM   #7
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Re: Potential Staking Scam

DavidWinslow has been banned and his site entered into the filter.
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Old 12-22-2011, 01:38 PM   #8
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DavidWinslow has been banned and his site entered into the filter.
Cheers.
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Old 12-22-2011, 01:53 PM   #9
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Re: Potential Staking Scam

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If you are not intrested you you dont have to replay, otherwise you need to veryfi that you are not a bot.
Nice. The logic fail of that request easily trumps the spelling/grammar though.
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Old 12-22-2011, 02:12 PM   #10
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Re: Potential Staking Scam

I got this exact same e-mail yesterday and forwarded it to a mod here on 2+2 who said he would take care of it.

I e-mailed the guy even(to find more info about his potential scam) and told him I had trouble finding the site, this was his response to me:

Hi, you told me you had a problem.

Try to load website www.*********.com and let it load a couple of
seconds becuase of the system is little bit slow atm. And the press run
on the popup so you get to the register direct. If you dont do that it
will not be register becuase of the spamrisk.

Get back to me after you try that.

Dont forget write Soy+username

Regards


David Winslow

www.*********.com

Seems he definitely wants to load a keylogger or get some personal info I dunno, it's very sketchy though. I only blocked the site because I saw it was blocked in op. Shouldn't we be showing people this site so they know to watchout for it? I just don't think filtering it is the best idea, are people still stupid enough to go there if they've been warned? Stupid question lol?
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Old 12-22-2011, 02:14 PM   #11
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Re: Potential Staking Scam

Sorry this was the original e-mail I received a little different than yours.

This is a message from DavidWinslow at Two Plus Two Poker Forums ( https://forumserver.twoplustwo.com/ ). The Two Plus Two Poker Forums owners cannot accept any responsibility for the contents of the email.

To email DavidWinslow, you can use this online form:
https://forumserver.twoplustwo.com/se...ember&u=307707

OR, by email:
mailto:GunfiresEllie@hotmail.com

This is the message:

Hi, my name is David and im 33 years old. I want to stake you up to $1k if you feel you can handle it. Need to know first whats your goals are and how you think this will be a good deal for us both.
I stake cashgame SNG and MTT.
Staking begins as soon you are ready.
You can also visit our website http://www.********.com/
Dont forgett to press OK on the popup so you will be able to login or register on our site, or else the site will think you are a spammer and wont accept you.

Looking forward to hear back from you.
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Old 12-22-2011, 02:16 PM   #12
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Re: Potential Staking Scam

The reason for the filter is to break any links or email address spam on the entire site. Doesn't matter what the site name is, no one should load any software off an unfamiliar site.
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Old 12-22-2011, 02:33 PM   #13
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Ye I got the same e-mail.
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Old 12-22-2011, 02:42 PM   #14
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Re: Potential Staking Scam

But what if he was serious??? Everyone may have just missed out on a good opportunity to get staked.
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Old 12-22-2011, 02:53 PM   #15
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Wish these scammers could be put in prison.
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Old 12-22-2011, 02:57 PM   #16
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But what if he was serious??? Everyone may have just missed out on a good opportunity to get staked.
Be my guest here's his e-mail: GunfiresEllie@hotmail.com

Let me know how it goes for you.
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Old 12-22-2011, 03:13 PM   #17
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Re: Potential Staking Scam

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Originally Posted by Luck3yChance View Post
... there you write SYO +Username. ...
Quote:
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...Dont forget write Soy+username...
Which one is it? SYO or Soy? Maybe I'll try OYs + Username to see if that works....
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Old 12-22-2011, 03:21 PM   #18
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lol'd at "potential" scam
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Old 12-22-2011, 03:21 PM   #19
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Re: Potential Staking Scam

it always amazes me how incredibly dumb scammers are
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Old 12-22-2011, 03:27 PM   #20
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it always amazes me how incredibly illitterrate scammers are
fyp
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Old 12-22-2011, 03:29 PM   #21
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Old 12-22-2011, 03:29 PM   #22
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it always amazes me how incredibly dumb scammers are
Then you'd be surprised at how incredibly "dumb" some people are as well.

Nice heads-up op.
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Old 12-22-2011, 03:29 PM   #23
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fyp
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Old 12-22-2011, 04:56 PM   #24
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He's in contact with our advertising department right now. At this point it looks like he just made some typical spam transactions. We have no reason to believe he's a scammer.
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Old 12-22-2011, 05:11 PM   #25
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This scam was hardest most to spot. I am thankful undergod that you have furnished me with this information. Blessings of the day to you.
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