• Being contacted outside of this network?

    Asked by pattiep on Saturday, March 23, 2013

    Being contacted outside of this network?

    May seem like a weird question - is anyone else receiving emails outside of the network from young African women that want to "get to know me" (don't believe they say they even have cancer)? All 3 have said they are in their 20's, some family members killed. Finding them disturbing and like there must be some kind of scam. Maybe I'm a cynic.

    6 Answers from the Community

    6 answers
    • GregP_WN's Avatar

      Please forward me the user name and they will be deleted. We do not tolerate this at all.

      Thanks for your help.

      over 5 years ago
    • cris' Avatar

      Let Greg know, so he may remove them..

      over 5 years ago
    • nancyjac's Avatar

      They are most definitely scams. Do not reply to them.

      over 5 years ago
    • Tracy's Avatar

      I have not received any emails from this group that I was disturbed by (like the ones you describe) but plenty of similar ones in another email account that I had used on a breast cancer walk as a volunteer (not African). They all wanted to connect with me to share my pain of breast cancer. I never had breast cancer but I have lost close friends to it. They did not know this so the way they addressed the connection was incorrect. It was very clearly a scam, they had gotten a hold of the email list somehow, the others in the same volunteer group I was in had also gotten weird emails. I am sorry that some people will prey on others like this, it is really sick. It does not hurt to be a bit of a cynic, Tracy

      over 5 years ago
    • SueRae1's Avatar

      I got one of those, I contacted Greg with the user name and he deleted her account.

      over 5 years ago
    • gwendolyn's Avatar

      Definitely scams. I hope they aren't getting your contact info from this site.

      over 5 years ago

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