June 18, 2019 at 10:16 am #1570033
Spam PMs were sent to some users today from “melissa Johnson” with title “HELLO.” This account has been flagged as a spam account, so will not be able to send more messages. If you received this message, you can simply delete it. Apologies for the inconvenience.June 22, 2019 at 4:22 pm #1570429drag0nfeathersParticipant
Whenever I get am email telling me I have a message titled “HELLO” or “HI THERE” in all Caps I’m pretty confident before even logging in that it’s spam, lol.
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I just received a spam message from Kayla Noyes. Subject was “hello” 😅July 11, 2019 at 8:07 pm #1572209
Yes, this user has been flagged as a spammer. Sorry for the inconvenience.July 12, 2019 at 9:03 am #1572242SkymancerParticipant
I think there’s another spam user “Kayla Noyes”. I just received a similar message from them.July 12, 2019 at 9:27 am #1572245KimberleeParticipant
I got one too from a Kayla Noyes. Definitely a scammer
And not a native English speaker. Syntax is all wrong
Probably from overseas.
Looking for Amethyst Dragons for my beloved (Curled, Bantam, Baby, Emperor, Rising Spectral, Old Warrior, Coiled, Hatching Emperor, Hatching Empress and Hatching Kinglet). Also damaged Windstones. Flapcats, Griffins, Unicorns, Pegasus, winged kitties, empress and emperor hatchlings and fledgling or other baby or young dragons. Also looking for pristine Windstones from 100% smoker-free, ideally scent-free homes (allergies). Pet friendly AOK.July 12, 2019 at 9:45 am #1572250etruscanParticipant
Yes, both Clay and Susie are aware of this spammer.July 12, 2019 at 12:18 pm #1572265LenoreParticipant
Yes,she messaged me as well..July 12, 2019 at 12:45 pm #1572266SusieKeymaster
Clay has removed several Kayla Noyes accounts now. If any more show up, we’ll remove them. Just delete those messages. We are sorry this spam got into our website. The spammer does not have your personal email address – the email going to you is sent only by our website to tell you that you have a message in the Private Message system.
sorry for the inconvenience!July 12, 2019 at 5:12 pm #1572348
Just want to let you know that I will be working on this issue over the weekend. The spammers seem to be getting more frequent and more persistent, so I will look at different ways of combatting them. Spam prevention is always a balancing act–how to keep the spammers at bay, while keeping the site easy to use for legitimate community members. I will update you all on new spam prevention measures as soon as possible. Rest assured that your personal info (including your email address) is not at risk. The email you receive is from our site, notifying you that you have a new PM; it is not a message from the spammer directly. Sorry for the inconvenience, and stay tuned for the solution.
(I’m posting this on the other relevant threads as well)July 21, 2019 at 6:03 am #1572977etruscanParticipant
We have another spammer this morning with a message titled “Hello” – ariananesbitt
I’m sending a message to Clay about it.July 21, 2019 at 6:08 am #1572980StormDancerParticipant
Yep, I got one from ariananesbitt titled “Hello” as well.
"COSMIC SHIFT DRAGONS and KI-RINS" and the "OCTOPUS TANUKI TEST PAINT #1"July 21, 2019 at 6:52 am #1572982ScathachParticipant
I got that one, too.
That’s 4 this month. In addition to all the spam and junk emails that I get just because I’ve got an email address.
Life is beautiful.July 21, 2019 at 7:11 am #1572983StormDancerParticipant
lol, Need a whole new thread for the unsolicited stuff you get just for having an email address, or the phone texts from people you’ve never heard of!
"COSMIC SHIFT DRAGONS and KI-RINS" and the "OCTOPUS TANUKI TEST PAINT #1"July 21, 2019 at 7:15 am #1572984Ela_HaraParticipant
HA! Don’t forget all the SPAMMER and SCAMMER Phone Calls! It’s Terrible!
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