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      03-23-2020, 07:30 PM   #1
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Is this a scam

I got this email and I'm messaging viktor at protuning freaks and he's telling me that's not an email they send out when you transfer licenses. He also said that's not one of their emails.. anyone see this before?
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      03-23-2020, 07:51 PM   #2
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License transfer from santashelper
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      03-23-2020, 08:39 PM   #3
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I definitely don't know much about the tune.

However the email address you have looks like it's from their technical department according to the website.
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      03-23-2020, 09:53 PM   #4
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jira@bootmod3 is definitely their email ID. I have emails from them from that address in my inbox it’s their customer support ticket thingy.
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jira@bootmod3 is definitely their email ID. I have emails from them from that address in my inbox it's their customer support ticket thingy.
Yeah that's what I thought. I've been emailing them and they're telling me that they didn't send it
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      03-24-2020, 12:09 AM   #6
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Yeah that's what I thought. I've been emailing them and they're telling me that they didn't send it
They probably use some sort of software where they see our tickets and when they reply, it gets sent from that address. They probably dont see it as an email or something? Its definitely them though.
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      03-24-2020, 02:27 PM   #7
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Emails can be spoofed.

Did you buy a used license from someone?
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Emails can be spoofed.

Did you buy a used license from someone?
Yes it's a used license
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Ok, hope you didn't use paypal friends and family.

There have been a lot of unscrupulous people selling fake licenses and sending fake/spoofed emails.

Do you have the link to the thread from santashelper?
was it on this forum?
did he contact you direct if you posted a wtb?
i know there have been scams on facebook with used licenses.
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You cant go just off of the email address. You should check directly with BM3 support before transferring so you dont get scammed.
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      03-25-2020, 10:58 AM   #11
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You cant go just off of the email address. You should check directly with BM3 support before transferring so you dont get scammed.
I might have misunderstood what OP is saying but from what I got, he already reached out to PTF and they told him the license is invalid
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Ok, hope you didn't use paypal friends and family.

There have been a lot of unscrupulous people selling fake licenses and sending fake/spoofed emails.

Do you have the link to the thread from santashelper?
was it on this forum?
did he contact you direct if you posted a wtb?
i know there have been scams on facebook with used licenses.
Contacted me directly form wtb, I used Venmo
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Contacted me directly form wtb, I used Venmo
Never use Venmo or zelle or PayPal friends and family! In my for sale posts, I always say either PayPal invoice or person to person meets.
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You can’t go just off of the email address. You should check directly with BM3 support before transferring so you don’t get scammed.
I did, I sent them a picture of the email and they sent me this....
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So did you manage to get it transferred over to you?
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So did you manage to get it transferred over to you?
Nope it was a scam
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Nope it was a scam
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Nope it was a scam
Jeez man. Im sorry. I didnt know they could fake emails like that! What is that Dbags ID? I was also almost scammed when someone asked me to Venmo or zelle him money. I said no thank you and it turned out he was a scammer. He managed to scam someone else though.
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Nope it was a scam
Jeez man. I’m sorry. I didn’t know they could fake emails like that! What is that Dbag’s ID? I was also almost scammed when someone asked me to Venmo or zelle him money. I said no thank you and it turned out he was a scammer. He managed to scam someone else though.
Yeah I didn't know it could be faked so well
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Nope it was a scam
Sorry
Hey mike he supposedly bought it from you, can you give me any information about him? I'm filing a police report [IMG]
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Sorry
Hey mike he supposedly bought it from you, can you give me any information about him? I'm filing a police report [IMG]
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This photo is photoshopped, unfortunately.

It looks like he edited the part about the items he purchased.
I do have an order number 17632 from 2018, under the name of Joseph but it was for an Evolution Raceweks intercooler not Bootmod3

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