|steamID: asushotgex |steamID32: STEAM_0:0:41523760 |steamID64: http://steamcommunity.com/profiles/76561198043313248 |customURL: |steamrepURL: http://steamrep.com/profiles/76561198043313248 hello, i was recently banned from sourceop because i had traded with a marked scammer and would like to appeal my ban by giving my side of the story i had my trade here:http://forums.sourceop.com/threads/142529-buying-keys-1-65-per-key i had recently bumped my trade at 8:09 pm a while later killeroid: http://steamrep.com/profiles/76561198017959400 had added me and told me that saw i was selling keys and wanted to sell me some but, he informed me that he did not have a rep thread "he was new to cash trades" and still wanted me to go first and put a note stating i would not reverse charge under any circumstance in the Paypal notes, i explained i would not go first and that if he wanted to sell me keys he would have to go first, he agreed. he gave me this email address for his Paypal account said it was his father's: [email protected] He traded me the key's informed me that he screen-shot in-case i was trying to scam him. i sent him payment ($33) and asked him if he knew how to make a sourceop thread, he said he did not and for about 10 minutes i instructed him on how to make one it was only after i had +rep him did i realize my mistake he had put in the note's that he was a marked scammer. before this i have never done anything that has gotten me in trouble before in tf2/sourceop. i know i should have checked him out on steamrep first but he had me convinced that he was legit and since i am relatively knew to cash trades having only started doing keys for cash trade since 4/17/13 i figured he was being honest and trusted him since every other person i had traded before trusted me, here is my rep thread: http://forums.sourceop.com/threads/134817-asushotgex-rep-thread the thread is a bit old only because i have recently started to actually be able to buy key in moderate amounts. after the i had +rep him i asked him why he did not tell me he was a marked scammer *stupid question* and he immediately un-friended and blocked me. i knew the rules, i knew the procedure on how to check up on someones profile and did not follow up i take responsibility for that and only ask for a chance to have my account unbanned from the sourceop forum and learn from this mistake. i have sent a simliar email to the admins at sourceop and this post is being made here in anticipation of getting the SOP SCAMMER/SOP CAUTION mark. those $33 are weighing heavy on me right now finding out that those may have been scammed keys, and that i unknowingly used them to buy my first unusual, i alerted the person i bought the unusual from a N&b company man, and that he might wanna take proactive action, what exactly i'm not sure but he deserved to know.