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Dave Wismer email
« on: May 16, 2011, 10:55:59 AM »
I received this email. I've seen very similar scams.
Has anybody else gotten the same email?
I'm guessing Dave's contacts are getting this.

Horrible Situation !!!Monday, May 16, 2011 7:28 AM
From: "David Wismer" <dave.wismer@gmail.com>View contact detailsTo: undisclosed-recipientsI'm writing this with tears in my eyes, I came down here to London - United Kingdom for a short vacation unfortunately i was mugged at the park of my way to hotel where i stayed, all cash,credit card and cell were stolen off me but luckily for me i still have my passports with me.

I've been to the embassy and the Police here but they're not helping issues at all and my flight leaves shortly from now but am having problems settling the hotel bills and the hotel manager won't let me leave until i settle the bills,

I'm freaked out at the moment, I need help

David
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Re: Dave Wismer email
« Reply #1 on: May 16, 2011, 11:03:33 AM »
scam.  spoofing other's e-mails as the return address is pretty easy with the right tools.
« Last Edit: May 16, 2011, 11:12:08 AM by phisherman_77 »

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Re: Dave Wismer email
« Reply #2 on: May 16, 2011, 11:05:45 AM »
I tried calling him but have not heard back.
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Re: Dave Wismer email
« Reply #3 on: May 16, 2011, 11:19:11 AM »
Dave and family were going to Europe, and I think it was around now.

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Re: Dave Wismer email
« Reply #4 on: May 16, 2011, 11:26:42 AM »
http://www.lastminutetravel.com/blog/index.php/2010/01/08/travel-scam-alert-your-friend-was-not-mugged/

check that page, the e-mail that don glover is referring to is identical to the scam e-mail.

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Re: Dave Wismer email
« Reply #5 on: May 16, 2011, 11:38:25 AM »
Dave and family were going to Europe, and I think it was around now.

Now Tom... Wouldn't you have felt bad if he fell for it?   :o   ;D

Scammers, spammers, phishers, jerks everyone of them. They suck almost as bad as thieves, no, just as bad as thieves.

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Re: Dave Wismer email
« Reply #6 on: May 16, 2011, 04:39:49 PM »
Just talked to Dave he was in Lon  ???....no Lawrence, KS. So you can put away your piggy banks. Someone hacked his account.
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Re: Dave Wismer email
« Reply #7 on: May 17, 2011, 07:53:36 PM »
All I can say is thanks for the LOVE and sorry for the inconvenience.  This thread is just another example of why I love disc golf and the great people that make is so.

You guys are the best!

Dave


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Re: Dave Wismer email
« Reply #8 on: May 18, 2011, 11:56:58 AM »
Dave and family were going to Europe, and I think it was around now.

Now Tom... Wouldn't you have felt bad if he fell for it?   :o   ;D

Scammers, spammers, phishers, jerks everyone of them. They suck almost as bad as thieves, no, just as bad as thieves.


It sounds like Kevin is putting Tom  on the same level as about where Spencer is.
I wasn't about to fall for any of it.
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Re: Dave Wismer email
« Reply #9 on: May 18, 2011, 11:59:22 AM »
Dave and family were going to Europe, and I think it was around now.

Now Tom... Wouldn't you have felt bad if he fell for it?   :o   ;D

Scammers, spammers, phishers, jerks everyone of them. They suck almost as bad as thieves, no, just as bad as thieves.


It sounds like Kevin is putting Tom  on the same level as about where Spencer is.
I wasn't about to fall for any of it.

Kevin was joking and didn't think for a minute you would fall for it.   ;D
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Re: Dave Wismer email
« Reply #10 on: May 18, 2011, 06:35:39 PM »
I replied to the email and immediately wired him 2 grand, wonder if he got it yet...
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