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I recently posted about a transmission issue and received to my email two unsolicited messages that claim to be from vendors and sent through Yelp. Both are horribly misspelled and very poorly worded from auto repair shops near me. One of them even asked for my VIN number. I don't even have a Yelp account that uses the address I received the messages on.

Whoever sent these messages did it through Yelp and used my forum email address which doesn't have a Yelp account.

What's going on here?

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Cambridge Analytica (or similar), would be my tin-foil-hat assumption.

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Cambridge Analytica (or similar), would be my tin-foil-hat assumption.
Very helpful, thank you.
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@silb3r they claimed to be vendors from this site?

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