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Cobra4J
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Some months ago, I started reciving strange e-mail from this website called "word-of-mouth.org". They claimed someone was looking for personal info about me. I e-mailed back insisting that my name and address be removed. They refused. Then I checked on line to see what I could find. I found numerous people had said this was a rip off website and that by replying I was making a mistake becuase it verified my address.

Sure enough, since that time, the spam keeps coming. I hardly ever got any before I replied to word of mouth.

I looked them up on the web a few months ago and could not find them I thought they may be out of business, praise the Lord. Well, they are back, and just as stupid as ever.

They may have a new name, and a new look, but the owner of this website, Peter Kessler, has to be one of the stupidest rip off artists in history. There was supposedly 2 reports on me months ago, now, there are 5, but all five have been logged since the end of December. So, what happened to the reports about me back in July?

All of the reports on me are dated. Someone is looking for info on me at the end of December. 2 or 3 days later, someone just happens to pop in with info on me. Then, a few days later, someone else is popping in, looking for information. 5 reports, 5 different users, and all within less than a month.

And, all 5 people have some things in common- there's all sorts of things they "decline to state"- like how they know me, how long they've known me, or they state that there relationship with me is "social"- no relatives, no friends, no co-workers, just social aquaintances.

My, how interesting. And all I have to do to find out what these people are saying is hand over my credit card number and pay some website $19.95. Peter, get a grip. There may be suckers out there, but I am not one of them- and if my little note here can stop a few people from getting suckered by you, great.

Well, maybe I should find my ex-wife's e-mail address and say all sorts of things about her. I'm sure that you will be happy to pay Peter $20 to listen to me rant and rave about my ex-wife, and that you are certain to believe every word I say.

Peter- how do you sleep at night, knowing you are ripping people off and scaring them with your crap? I have simply blocked you from e-mailing me, and reported you to the FCC and everyone else I can think of. If you really need money, you can come shovel my sidewalk.

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DawnStorm
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quote:
Originally posted by Cobra4J:

Peter- how do you sleep at night, knowing you are ripping people off and scaring them with your crap?
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He has no conscience.

Dawn-my-ears-are-burning.

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Cobra4J
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Update- 2/14/2004

I just checked word-of-mouth-connection.com again to see what was there.

A few days agao, there were 5 connections for my e-mail address - dated 12/29/2003-2/5/2004

Today, there is only one connection, and it's dated 2/13/2004 - all the others have strangely disappeared.

Peter, or whoever you truly are, you keep digging your grave deeper and deeper.

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LolaRennt
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This has stirred up my curiosity now. If I were at home, on my computer, I'd check it out. But since I'm using my boyfriend's computer, I'll be polite.

LR

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DawnStorm
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Originally posted by LolaRennt:
This has stirred up my curiosity now. If I were at home, on my computer, I'd check it out. But since I'm using my boyfriend's computer, I'll be polite.

LR

Log onto the site and see if anyone's talking about your boyfriend! [Big Grin]

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Kathy B
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Gossip-a-chow

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