While communication is our aim at Beard Board, please be diligent on whom you receive private messages from especially from those that request you to reply back to them at a specific email address such as the following example:
Hello my Dear how are you today? with hope all is well with you, My name is Flora Jonson, i saw your profile today and became intrested in you,i will also like to know you more,and if you can send an email to my email address,i will give you my pictures here is my email address (email@example.com) i believe we can move from here! Awaiting for your mail to my email address above Flora.please my Dear try and contact me in my box ok am waiting to see you thanksYoursFriendFlora(firstname.lastname@example.org)
A quick google search on the above email address indicated it was involved with romance scams and particularly tied in with the imfamous Nigerian 419 scam which involves the other to get their victims to trust them enough so they start wiring lots of money back to them. If you encounter any such suspecting private messages like the one above, first do a google search on the email address, and if it is similar to those reported, then PLEASE report this to yuku at http://helpdesk.yuku.com
I know this may be a pain but we want to save you any further grief than you may experience later on and deeply regret.
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