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who got rid of the request for money

ketziah35
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You have deprived me of writing a scathing shocking response

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Buckwirth
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I'm sure I would enjoy reading it!

:-)

ketziah35
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I can not believe someone had the nerve to write that ullshit, when everyone in this board is suffering. Some less than pthers , but that was inapproPriate request.

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abrub
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Probably just a scam for money. While I posted that I thought it was a scam, I didn't Flag it. Was curious if others saw it the way I did. Obviously, someone saw it and yanked it quickly.

ketziah35
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Praise the Lord!

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plh4gail
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What did I miss?

Gail

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geotina
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There was a post this am where someone was going on about a little girl with leukemia and they were trying to collect $10.00 from each state to pay for treatment. Directed you to a link to donate. Was, I think, their first post. Personally, I think it was a scam to get your computer info or credit card info. I just responded that they were looking in the wrong place, our people are suffering enough, and their post was inappropriate.

Mystery solved - I flagged the post but others may have also.

Tina

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plh4gail
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Thank's Tina. I haven't seen any of the scams on here yet but I hear other's talking about them. Can't believe how some people can behave.

Gail

ketziah35
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A post asking for money for "a child with leukemia". This was for supportforneed or something like that. They listed a link to give money. The post was removed.

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plh4gail
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Does it happen often here?

ketziah35
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I do not know, but I would be wary of something like that coming up from a source that is not a trusted source. I have never seen that "person" nor in other boards I visit.

CaLl. Me old fashioned, but I generally think that it is in poor taste to ask for money from people who are going through medical issues.

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abrub
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in the year I've been on here.

Other scams include spending time online, creating a persona that garners interest and sympathy, and then asking for help, over a period of months.

There was an 18 year old "kid" on last year who ostensibly had a rare leukemia, a young son, parents who didn't care, on and on. Then her "cousin" posted that she'd died. Lots of tugging on heartstrings, but someone's daughter noticed that the photos she used were of a sit-com actress and baby - the holes started becoming obvious.

That one hurt a lot of people because we gave emotionally,and to realize we'd been emotionally abused was hard.

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PhillieG
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Apparently they are only on the first chapter of "How to Scam Friends and Influence People". How many times have we all seen the stories in local papers about little old ladies (and men) who get swindled out of their life savings that they keep at home because they don't believe in banks. So one comes up with some sob story or they sell them aluminum siding or some crap. I think often people are too embarrassed to say anything too.

The kicker part? Here WE are with cancer while these scumbags are out being scam-bags....

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plh4gail
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Oh my gosh. I can't believe someone would do that. Really. I know people scam for money, but to be so .... I don't know....involved. That is sick.

AnneCan
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There was a story in our local papers about a young woman (~ 23) who pretended to have cancer, shaved her head, etc. Friends + others donated a lot of money to her + then it came out she did not have cancer. She is being prosecuted for fraud. If the request on here was legitimate, I am truly sorry but this is not the place to ask for money.

ketziah35
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I concur!

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