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Old 11-22-2019, 12:09 PM
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New member ShawnRS4 contacted me by PM asking about several HPI Micro RS4 bodies I listed for sale long ago. We exchanged PM messages and at one point he asked me to email him. Once exchanging emails, things went bad quickly. He is now upset that I won't send him a PayPal invoice so he can purchase a few bodies. I have asked him to stop sending me emails or PM messages. Unfortunately, he is busy SPAMMING my email account by signing my email up to anything and everything he can find. I have been busy trying to block all the unwanted SPAM from The Healthline Newsletter Team, Set your password for ExxonMobil News Releases, and others just to name a few. This is a very insidious individual who needs help. BEWARE!
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Mods need to ban him!
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Old 11-22-2019, 04:47 PM
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Yeah, you definitely seem like a nice, polite kind of guy ��
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both sides of story please. send a pm. thank you
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ok from what I got is
1 buy is new and had troubles finding goods and services on paypal mobile app so asked for and invoice
2 seller didn't know how to send an invoice for goods and services to seller.
3 things got heated and got out of hand.. infractions given
4 both parties seem to been the same page about being protected but both couldn't find what the other member ask asking for in paypal..
5 in the long run both are semi at fault.. my opinon
6 both members have been super nice in pms to me. I think it just came down to paypal mobile app confusion..
we all have our bad days.. thank you both for the pms and enjoy rctech. jeremy
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Shawn you owe J. Whiting a VERY big thank you! You're lucky to still be here.
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Old 11-22-2019, 07:33 PM
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ShawnRS4 continues to provide my email to web sites to send SPAM as retribution for not doing what he wants. Things have gone too far and I am getting more SPAM from him. His name calling and fowl language isn't enough apparently. Judge for yourself and tell me again I should be helping new members. The picture below is from minutes ago and I have no doubt he's busy submitting my email to even more sites.

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Old 11-22-2019, 07:41 PM
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Get rid of him!!!!
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what happens outside of rctech we cannot control. i did message member about stopping if he has done this.. that is all we can do.. but as far as rctech goes i believe things have been figured out.. if members don't think so i will give marcos j or matt a call and give them what has been going on and let them handle it how they want..
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Banning here on RCtech won't help me stop ShawnRS4 from registering my email with any and all web sites out there like this. I will be stuck dealing with SPAM from this 'person' and might have to close my email account.
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One more guy that goes on "The List". Not the way for a new guy to start out.
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At least you have 8 new matches!

​​​​​​​My condolances to your email account.
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This is why you always have more than 1 email account, so when a
jacks your email, you don’t even sweat it!! Use 1 email for friends & another for business or whatever. Besides, there’s companies out there always selling email addresses. I signed up for health insurance at work & was asked for a phone number & email. I gave them a crap email address & an number to another phone. I’ve had people calling EVERY day since & the emails were piling up!! Worst part is they were all from other companies wanting to sell me health insurance!!! But the only place that I used that combination of email address & phone number was when I signed up for insurance in the first place.
Definitely understand Steve’s frustration!!!
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As of 8:40am EST today there have been 34 more SPAM newsletter subscriptions (and counting) that I have had to deal with. I have been busy blocking the emails. It is a very disturbed person who even thinks about doing things like this let alone following through with it. All over a silly $20 Lexan toy car body. Shawn Ludwick from Mesquite, Texas needs some help.

There has since been another 37 SPAM messages all from BuzzFeed asking to confirm I am a real person. I have now contacted the police in Mesquite, Texas to report this harassment. Examples of the sites Shawn has submitted my email to so far include;

Extremism Spotlight
B*tch Media
Kitchn
The Giraffe Heroes Project
RV Repair Club
BuzzFeed (37 different subscriptions)
Bring Me Subscriptions
Investopedia (multiple newsletters)
Tech in Asia
theSkimm
Jessica Stern, OutRight Action International
GayCupid
HUD Exchange Mailing List
Kaiser Health
The Memo
Healthline
Exxon Mobile News

He even emailed me with more slurs and a web link, that I did not click as it likely contains a virus or other malware. Totally irrational behaviour. Now that he is banned, the spamming has picked up with new sites. do you see a pattern?

Team Product Hunt
Arab Lounge
Value Investing
First Met (ShawnRS4 even added a picture to the profile he created on this site)
eHarmony
Gays Go Dating
Elite Singles
Gaydar
Buddy Gays
Planet Romeo

Shawn Ludwick has created profiles using the N word and other gay and sexual labels on many of these sites. I have been able to unsubscribe from some, and have contacted others in an effort to be removed, but as you might imagine it is time consuming and not easy. The SPAM continues to flood into my inbox. He has even managed to find and post a picture of me on one of the gay dating sites. Very disturbing that Shawn would do something like this all because I would not send him a PayPal invoice for an HPI Micro RS4 body. This is really sad and the man is sick.
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