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Accepted (Impersonator)

Discussion in 'Archived Reports' started by [HERP] Retro`, Sep 29, 2012.

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  1. [HERP] Retro`

    [HERP] Retro` New User

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    Subject: 7656119806666666666 (evil_scammers_name)

    Victim:
    None, was smart enough.

    Scammer:
    steamID:
    [SFH] Striker

    steamID64: http://steamcommunity.com/profiles/76561198072172920

    He tried to prove he was this guy he gave out his source-rep and all:
    http://steamcommunity.com/id/sfhstriker


    Screenshots:
    http://i.imgur.com/GxyTc.png

    I wanted to trade my killer exclusive nuts and bolts and he offered me 140 $ on paypal. I thought that was a fair deal, so i asked him to prove his rep. So he send me the rep of a very thrustworthy trader. So I thought looks good. But i was not yet sure. I clicked on his community profile ingame and voila. I got two totally different profiles but with the same name and profile picture. Very misleading obviously but our little friend had only 2 games and 3 friends while the other trustworthy trader had over a gazillion.

    Long story short: No-one scammed, was smart enough. Tried to impersonate somebody else and tried to scam my KE nuts and bolts.
  2. KiaCzar

    KiaCzar New User

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    do you have a screenshot of the conversation between you and the alledged scammer?
  3. [HERP] Retro`

    [HERP] Retro` New User

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    No, he closed the trade screen before i could take one :/
  4. (dead.rabbits)Vspec

    (dead.rabbits)Vspec New User

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    I've also had a run in with this fake [SFH]Striker last week.

    He offered me $60 usd through paypal for a Blizzardy Storm Ol Geezer.
    I knew he was scamming because that hat is worth $30usd max.

    He linked me to the real [SFH]Srikers rep thread on Source OP.
    And I clicked on the steam profile just to make sure, sure enough he was impersonating.

    I told him that I knew what was going on, but he kept insisting that he was the real Striker.
    He even insisted the we use an admin on the server as a middleman.
    The alleged "admin" was just one of his friends he got to try to help him scam.

    The middle man tried to send me a trade but i denied it so I didn't lose anything.

    I've already contacted the real [SFH]Striker to give him a heads up about what was going on.
  5. StrykerY

    StrykerY Donator - Tier V

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    Real Striker here, he's already marked as scammer and that's all I can do I afraid. I already edited my rep thread to warn the others to be careful of impersonators.
  6. [HERP] Retro`

    [HERP] Retro` New User

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    I checked your rep thread and I bet it will certainly help! :)
  7. Xenophobia

    Xenophobia Retired Staff

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