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Old 11-08-2021, 03:32 PM
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Legit or not I'm not sure but I was in the market for an Encore and got a PM from Albert870 and he told me that Eric Garcia had one for sale ([email protected]). We did some negotiating and when it was time to pay him I told him I could send payment via PayPal and he wanted it sent via PayPal friends and family. I told him no because I got burned before. I will send PayPal and pay the fee just for the buyer protection. I got an excuse that it was his wife's account and that was the only way it could accept payment. I'm not sure but it may have been a phony deal so I said forget it. The guy could have been on the up and up but.......
The old saying "Fool me once shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on me."

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Old 11-08-2021, 03:53 PM
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Smart move Bronko . Its a phony . Same names you mentioned were trying to pull stunts exactly like you posted on 2 other sites . They were phonies . Same M O that their buddy has what you are looking for . Dont fall for any of it . Surprised they are stupid enough to use the same names . On one of their games they posted a pic of a gun that was for sale on GunsAmerica and another one from ArmsList . These characters had no posts on the site and yet were sending PM's to members that mentioned something they wanted to buy .

There should be a thread started to post any name thats trying to sell something through PM's to expose these creeps . Of course long standing trusted members would not fall under this category so PM away .
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Old 11-08-2021, 04:23 PM
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SportsmanNH, could you send me more info on these characters? Scammers don't belong on HNI.
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Old 11-09-2021, 03:52 AM
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Originally Posted by CalHunter View Post
SportsmanNH, could you send me more info on these characters? Scammers don't belong on HNI.
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Cal , I have been searching for those threads in the other forum since I saw your request . So far I'm coming out empty and I shouldn't be . Maybe the moderators on that site eliminated the thread ? I distincly remember those names even though it was at least 6 months ago . I remembered the same sequence happening with those names , Eric and Alberto . You just dont mistake Alberto and Eric for someone different . One member on that site brought the names out into the open forum . I believe Alberto might have used a different name than Alberto870 . Something like Alberto357 . This was on the HNY site . HuntingNY.com . I will keep looking . That site is a very active site and gets tons new threads and posts per day . Im going to send a PM to one of the members there that I believe brought the names out as a warning to everyone about what was going on behind the scenes . That site did an upgrade a couple months ago and some of the info got deleted when they changed the format . But I will keep looking .
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Old 11-09-2021, 12:31 PM
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That's OK. I checked HNI and we don't seem to have either one as a current or banned member.
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Old 11-10-2021, 04:39 PM
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That's OK. I checked HNI and we don't seem to have either one as a current or banned member.
Cal : PM sent with names
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Old 11-10-2021, 05:19 PM
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Old 11-29-2021, 03:24 PM
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Beware of the next phony guys . Using the username " NelsonnMatt " on another site . He is working the same route claiming to have a double barrel black powder shotgun for sale.

Just joined the other site a few days ago , ZERO posts , and sending PM's to members behind the scene .

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