Redirecting... our OLD website!

We're still in the process of converting the site to the new format.

Apologies for the inconvenience and thank you for your understanding.

-Matt, Admin


Ok - go now to OLD site

No thanks - stay on NEW site

BM Website Issues/Help Requests

Yet another fake/spam

Yet another fake/spam - Forums [Biker Match] Yet another fake/spam - Forums [Biker Match]
Home / Search Forums / BM Website Issues/Help Requests /

Yet another fake/spam

 Posts: 20       Pages: 1/1

Post Reply
There seems to be a lot of fake profiles and spam messages happening lately.
Had another one this time from a simondorno
Has anyone else been getting them?

   Update Reply
smiler 2964 @ 26/03/2019 08:10  

yes i have had a few, seems they are targeting the slightly older generation in the hope that we will fall for it

   Update Reply
rocker21 @ 26/03/2019 09:34  

Awww, c'mon R21... It's not just 'older gentlemen', it's across the board.

   Update Reply
Lindsay @ 26/03/2019 09:51  

Yup I had one this morning , told him where to go lol

   Update Reply
Deleted Member @ 26/03/2019 10:27  

We keep hearing about spammers in the forums but very few people report them.
By not reporting them first, you give them more time to get their rubbish out and now we will get "I didn't get on so nobody loves me" or "she's two timing me already"
So please let the mods know ASAP if you think you suspect a spammer so we can get them checked and blocked from the site.

   Update Reply
Ragnar @ 26/03/2019 10:28  

I'm feeling a little left out here....:(

   Update Reply
Deleted Member @ 26/03/2019 10:40  

I had a con man with a million pound carrot con yesterday I just blocked it. This should not get through really. I could not see how to report it.

   Update Reply
Axle Tramp @ 26/03/2019 10:53  

you go to their page and there is a button that says report to moderator

   Update Reply
rocker21 @ 26/03/2019 11:11  

The only way that no spammers gets though is that new member are not allowed access to the site until their profile is approved and you would be very peeved off if you was a new member and paid for the year and you couldn't access the site until one of the mods gets home from work, (yes home from work, we are all volunteers) and go though the profiles, which includes members who continually change things within their profiles.
To give you an idea I've gone though between 15 to 20 profiles this morning and over a weekend in the summer when we are all out on our bikes, we can come back to 50 to 60 profiles.

   Update Reply
Ragnar @ 26/03/2019 11:19  

Reported it as soon as I read it before I put post up 👍

   Update Reply
smiler 2964 @ 26/03/2019 12:23  

I really do feel left out now, can someone explain what they are up too?

   Update Reply
Jerry tomahawk @ 26/03/2019 14:47  

Hi everyone..
I hope I'm doing this correctly!
I've had two fake scammer both new member profiles... One a lady one day... And then simondorno a man another day.
I just clicked the red report button on their profiles and they've been removed.
Keep a watch out!!
GG 👍

   Update Reply
GreenGoddess @ 26/03/2019 15:13  

I think the mods do a fair job on controlling this, almost impossible to block them or go through an approval process.
And most of us should be savvy enough not to get taken in by them at our age.
You can even have a little fun playing with them sometimes......

   Update Reply
Deleted Member @ 26/03/2019 15:17  

here is another one abovelord434

   Update Reply
rocker21 @ 27/03/2019 12:25  

You can have a bit of fun with them, I don’t mind them, quite laughable really

   Update Reply
Tezza1958 @ 27/03/2019 13:06  

As Rag has already said we do our best to boot them asap but it does make life easier if they are reported :)

   Update Reply
Brummie Jackie @ 27/03/2019 13:20  

All ready did that

   Update Reply
rocker21 @ 27/03/2019 14:30  

They don't care if you have a pop at them or try to take the piss out of them (on the phone it is different), they just think that they didn't get the info that they wanted THIS TIME, Plus if they are blocked before they see the reply you have sent all they will have is an email saying they have a PM from BikerMatch, but will not be able to read it, so you are just wasting your own time.
What they do get is the knowledge that they are getting PM's out on this site and will keep coming back to try their luck.
So don't reply to them, just report them.

   Update Reply
Ragnar @ 28/03/2019 07:34  

I had a phishing message from a fake profile a week or so ago. Don't bother replying, report to moderators and block. Sorted (until they fire up a new profile...).

   Update Reply
Deleted Member @ 29/03/2019 15:52  

I,m too ugly even for the spammers.

   Update Reply
Deleted Member @ 29/03/2019 16:03  

 Posts: 20       Pages: 1/1

Back to top
Facebook Twitter Google Pinterest Text Email