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TroutnutJune 19th, 2019, 9:16 am
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Bellevue, WA

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It was recently brought to my attention that somebody signed up for an account here and was spamming people with this private message, which is typical of the spam emails sent out by Nigerian 419 scammers:

MY DONATINON FOR YOU,

I am Mrs.Esther Richerd , If you wouldn't mind I have something I will like to discuss with you. I have decided to make
a pledge of donation to support the less privillege under your supervision. Please contact me for more information to accomplish this project Nurse help me to write this email.

If you are interested Contact me for more details. through my private email:( ...@gmail.com )

Thank you for your time and consideration.


God bless you,


Mrs.Esther Richerd


As I'm sure everybody figured out, this is a scam. Please let me know if/when you receive something like this so I can ban the user and delete the messages ASAP.
Jason Neuswanger, Ph.D.
Troutnut and salmonid ecologist

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