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Dave Tooley
07-06-2015, 04:19 PM
Has anyone else gotten an email from Bill Gebhardt? The poor guy's stuck in Istanbul Turkey. He's been robbed and is being held hostage by the hotel he's staying in. The thieves have taken everything but his passport. I know of one guy in Australia that got the same email.

Dave

AndyTaber
07-06-2015, 04:45 PM
I did get an email a while ago from a friend at the club that was stuck in Nigeria and needed money. 'Cept he was at home at the time. 😜

vargetman
07-06-2015, 05:33 PM
Dave,

I got a email from him also. Maybe he,s still stuck. ;)

Bill Gammon
07-06-2015, 05:44 PM
I got the same Email "IT IS A SCAM" but it is amazing how many people believe this crap. If it is sent to a 1000 and 1 person responds, who is the dummy? the $100,000.00 a year wrestler, or the guy that pays $10.00 to see him.

mike in co
07-06-2015, 06:25 PM
actually i am stuck in aurora and could use funds to get out......
email me and i will furnish an address to mail funds to...

classcat
07-06-2015, 06:54 PM
actually i am stuck in aurora and could use funds to get out......
email me and i will furnish an address to mail funds to...

Will 2 gallons of GAS do it ?

John Kielly
07-06-2015, 07:15 PM
My wife is being held against her will at Macy's in Birchwood Mall in Port Huron, M
Why not quit while you're ahead?

GRV
07-06-2015, 07:16 PM
I received a similar email months back claiming to be Joel Kendrick, in a similar bind. He was robbed, no phone or contact information but somehow he had memorised email addresses!

wadebrown
07-06-2015, 07:40 PM
People are not as bad as they used to be, but it still amazes me how little analysis people do when they look at something they receive on the internet whether that is an email or website. A great example of that is the scam that was going around about if you forwarded this email to microsoft they would send you $100. I was told by about 6 people that I was stupid to not take advantage of that great opportunity. I think people would have been far less susceptible to that type of campaign if it came through snail mail. This works great for the scammers because they can send out millions of emails without very little cost and have a greater success rate than if they put stamps on them and mailed them.

At least all of the shooters connected on the web are honest and would never stretch the truth. No one would exaggerate their prowess with a gun so when they say their AK can shoot a one inch group at 1,000 yards they are telling the truth and we should just be happy they never show up to a match to show the rest of the world how it is done.

Dusty Stevens
07-06-2015, 09:44 PM
Tommy mckee was stuck in cuba a few years ago. I asked him what billys dogs name was and id send him $10k. I cant believe he didnt need that money. Im guessing he must still be there because i havent seen him in 15yrs?

Dusty Stevens
07-07-2015, 12:32 AM
Boy i can only imagine their surprise when tommy showed em my response. Im sure it was good for a few chuckles. Now that i think about it im sure they woulda paid me to come get him.

Roger T
07-07-2015, 04:32 AM
My wife is being held against her will at Macy's in Birchwood Mall in Port Huron, Mi.
Clearly a scam, as NO WOMAN EVER has been held against her will at a mall.....

RJM
07-07-2015, 09:10 AM
And as soon as I get those millions from that Nigerian prince, I'll run away with that russian woman that really loves me!

mike in co
07-07-2015, 10:25 AM
as long as you have money, she will love you..as will her three sons, a cousin, father in law.etc

And as soon as I get those millions from that Nigerian prince, I'll run away with that russian woman that really loves me!

Eddie Harren
07-07-2015, 10:48 AM
I'd chip in $10.00 to let them keep Ol' Bill.

Fotheringill
07-07-2015, 03:43 PM
I am in New York.
Help me get out.

classcat
07-07-2015, 04:08 PM
I am in New York.
Help me get out.

Kurt Russell is UNAVAILABLE

Butch Lambert
07-07-2015, 09:13 PM
Dave,
You don't mean it. I gave all my CC info for a $100 to help Bill. . Should I be worried?

Dusty Stevens
07-07-2015, 09:58 PM
No worries butch. I gave my bank acct no to the IRS last week. Seems i had a large tax refund coming i didnt know about

a.JR
07-08-2015, 12:32 AM
Hi all , I,m stuck here in Australia.. Right here on the Great Barrier Reef with a temp of only 85deg.. Only seafood to eat ,you know ,scrimp,reef fish , crab,scallops.. Beer is now down to the lowest price in 20 years ,they only sell it to you real cold like .. Please help.. JR.. Jeff Rogers.. thanks Dave T

glp
07-08-2015, 09:03 AM
I did get an email a while ago from a friend at the club that was stuck in Nigeria and needed money. 'Cept he was at home at the time. ��

occurrence for those with yahoo email accounts. Seems getting their address books is not that difficult. Had it happen with several friends who used yahoo mail.

a.JR
07-08-2015, 10:02 AM
a.JR, are you feeling well?
Normal temperature for a human is 98.6 degrees.

Yea FB , That's why i mentioned it ,bloody cold over here now , warmer over your way?..JR.. Jeff Rogers

Jay Cutright
07-08-2015, 04:46 PM
I am in New York.
Help me get out.

That brought back a bad memory.

AMMASHOOTA
07-08-2015, 05:27 PM
And as soon as I get those millions from that Nigerian prince, I'll run away with that russian woman that really loves me!

True story: My brother got scammed by the Nigerian check kiting scam TWICE. Talk about the shallow end of the gene pool.

Some whacko tells him he will give him a $7500 U.S. money order for $1000.00. My brother sends him the money, gets the check, cashes it at a pawn shop, gambles it away the next day. The Pawn shop calls and says they're turning it over for collection.

Rinse, repeat...

LHSmith
07-08-2015, 06:48 PM
Sure hope no harm comes to Gebhardt's pooch. Big Bird looked his usual self Sunday running the Sulphur Springs score match....never said nothin' about a trip.

JerrySharrett
07-09-2015, 06:50 AM
Has anyone else gotten an email from Bill Gebhardt? The poor guy's stuck in Istanbul Turkey. He's been robbed and is being held hostage by the hotel he's staying in. The thieves have taken everything but his passport. I know of one guy in Australia that got the same email.

Dave

Yep, Toot, I got it too. I sent him a hunnert bucks and two Burger King Whoppers with fries. Wonder if I'll ever get my money back....

Seriously I got the email too. Someone must have gotten into Big Birds nest of contacts!!


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Bill Leeper
07-10-2015, 02:16 PM
I can't help but feel a little bad because nobody ever wants me to help them get out of Nigeria or anywhere else, for that matter. I did have a nice gentleman who seemed to be in India who offered to fix my issues with Windows if I would just allow him access to my computer. I told him, "Thank God you called. My computer is driving me crazy."
I then told him he would have to call me on my other phone line because this line was my computer connection. I then gave him the number for an RCMP detachment. Never heard back and my Windows still sux! Regards, Bill

HFV
07-15-2015, 12:00 AM
Tommy mckee was stuck in cuba a few years ago. I asked him what billys dogs name was and id send him $10k. I cant believe he didnt need that money. Im guessing he must still be there because i havent seen him in 15yrs?

Dusty,, they only ask Brady for $3500 to get me home. Brady says I owe him $3500.. I got home O K,, all I had to do was play my (fiddle for Fidel) The song I played was "I like call'n Cuba Home" Dont know whether he liked it or his ears couldn't take it. Just call me "boat person,, once removed"
Heaviest Fattest Tommy McKee

HFV
07-15-2015, 12:04 AM
I can't help but feel a little bad because nobody ever wants me to help them get out of Nigeria or anywhere else, for that matter. I did have a nice gentleman who seemed to be in India who offered to fix my issues with Windows if I would just allow him access to my computer. I told him, "Thank God you called. My computer is driving me crazy."
I then told him he would have to call me on my other phone line because this line was my computer connection. I then gave him the number for an RCMP detachment. Never heard back and my Windows still sux! Regards, Bill

Bill,, I don't think I know you,, but if you'd like to help,,, send me $6 g's , to help me stay out of Nigeria, Samalia or any African country.. Thank you for offering.
HFV

Dusty Stevens
07-15-2015, 01:48 AM
I was more than willing to send you $10k if you woulda told me that wire haired dogs name. I never heard back but thought i seen you on tv in a truck bed that was welded up paddling it with a bunch of guys off the miami coast?

HFV
07-15-2015, 07:48 PM
Boat Person extraordinaire

Fretka
07-16-2015, 10:07 PM
Not as crazy as we might think........... we spend obscene amounts of money and time just to put little holes in a piece of paper!