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Accepted Report: 76561198085062424 - ([TF2] Team Fortress 2 Items)

Discussion in 'Archived Reports' started by A Salty Tryhard, Mar 15, 2019 at 8:47 PM.

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  1. A Salty Tryhard

    A Salty Tryhard New User

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    Scam Report

    Report Type: [Rep Fraud] Impersonation with intent to defraud
    Virtual item type involved: [TF2] Team Fortress 2 Items

    Accused profile: 76561198085062424

    Victim profile: 76561197981622283

    What happened? Description:
    This person added me and said that they wanted to buy one of my unusuals, but didn't specify which one. He said he had little money or items to trade with. He hadn't made an offer yet, but I knew something was suspicious was going on. I asked him why his inventory was set to private. He told me he got scammed, so he keeps his inventory on private. I asked again, so I could see his items. He insisted that his inventory stay on private. He told me to click the "My Stuff" link in his bio. He claimed the "My Stuff" link linked to his inventory, and that I should view it that way. Instead of clicking it, I copied the URL. I pasted in in Microsoft edge, instead of the Steam browser. It linked to someone else's steam account. The steamID64 in the link is different than his steamID64. He went to great lengths to make his account as identical as possible. His steam level is 24, but the person being impersonated is 23. He has a fake comment on his profile, to make it look just like the comment on the account being impersonated. This fake comment is from another impersonating alt account. Again, It's a separate account due to different steamID64s. I haven't lost any items, but this person is an impersonator. He never got the chance to scam me by taking me to a fake website, or whatever scamming method he was planning on using. I still suspect him of being a scammer, because why else would someone impersonate another user and want to buy unusuals?

    TL;DR
    This guy randomly added me, wanted to buy fancy hats, he's an impersonator, he was almost certainly trying to scam me, it didn't work.

    Also, I placed the person being impersonated as the victim instead of myself. I wasn't sure if I was the victim, or if he/she is. Here's my info:

    | steamname: Eta Carinae
    | steam3ID: [U:1:373200805]
    | steamID32: STEAM_0:1:186600402
    | steamID64: https://steamcommunity.com/profiles/76561198333466533
    | customURL: https://steamcommunity.com/id/asaltytryhard
    | steamrep: https://steamrep.com/profiles/76561198333466533

    If I'm missing anything, or if I didn't file this report correctly, please let me know, thanks.​

    Provide Evidence:

    [7:50 PM]
    PoPo:
    Hello?
    Bro?

    [7:51 PM]
    Eta Carinae:
    Hey

    [7:51 PM]
    PoPo:
    I added you?
    Are you busy bro?

    [7:51 PM]
    Eta Carinae:
    No, what's up?

    [7:51 PM]
    PoPo:
    May i ask bro?
    I want to ask bro , If your items is up for selling or trading?

    [7:52 PM]
    Eta Carinae:
    What items are you interested in?

    [7:53 PM]
    PoPo:
    I interested for few of your items bro.
    and you have nice stuff btw
    Pretty nice

    [7:53 PM]
    Eta Carinae:
    Thanks, what items are you interested in

    [7:54 PM]
    PoPo:
    Any of your cheap unusual bro? Or something?
    I guess your rich person bro
    Your so lucky.

    [7:54 PM]
    Eta Carinae:
    Which unusuals were you interested in buying?

    [7:55 PM]
    PoPo:
    Hmmm wait for a sec bro
    bro
    You have so nice items bro
    but

    [7:57 PM]
    Eta Carinae:
    but what?

    [7:57 PM]
    PoPo:
    May i have one of your cheap unusual bro? For how much bro? or something? i dont have much money to buy those nice stuff bro
    :(
    Can you gjve some discount bro? I need to pay my tuition pay next week.

    [7:59 PM]
    Eta Carinae:
    Which unusual were you interested in buying? The cheapest I have is the circling heart puligist's protector for 15 keys.

    [7:59 PM]
    PoPo:
    Oh
    Hmmmm

    [8:00 PM]
    Eta Carinae:
    I think the cheapest unusual in existance is a bubbling dreadnought, it's worth ~8 keys.

    [8:01 PM]
    PoPo:
    Let me think first bro if i can pay you
    I don't have much money bro

    [8:01 PM]
    Eta Carinae:
    Just out of curiosity, why do you have your inventory set to private?

    [8:02 PM]
    PoPo:
    I want to set it on private bro for awaring of scamming now a days bro , I've been scam for 500$ worth of items bro
    it's so very hurts
    For csgo and Tf2 stuff
    Can i buy your items unusual on site bro? So that we can make a deals fast and safety trade. Is that ok with you bro?

    [8:04 PM]
    Eta Carinae:
    Would you mind unprivating your inventory? I'd like to see what items you have that I might be interested in trading for.

    [8:06 PM]
    PoPo:
    You can see my inventory bro anytime you wanted , You can click the stuff beside on my profile bro

    [8:06 PM]
    Eta Carinae:
    I checked your profile, your inventory is set to private, so I can't see your items.

    [8:08 PM]
    PoPo:
    No bro . Just click the STUFF beside on my profile bro

    [8:10 PM]
    Eta Carinae:
    I don't want to click that link. Could you please unprivate your inventory so I could view your items directly, without clicking the "My Stuff" link?
    This is the account ID you linked to: 76561197981622283 This is your account ID: 76561198085062424. Who's account are you linking to? It's clearly not yours...
    Your impersonation attempt isn't working but nice try, bro.

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  2. ЩĄ | Horse

    ЩĄ | Horse Administrator SteamRep Admin Partner Community

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    YOU are the victim..you put that info in the VICTIM slot next time.
    You reference others involved like you did.. so you did it backwards but its ok.
    I'll review this again shortly.

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  3. A Salty Tryhard

    A Salty Tryhard New User

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    Should redo and resubmit the report with me as the victim? My apologies, this is my first time submitting a Steamrep report.
  4. A Salty Tryhard

    A Salty Tryhard New User

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  5. ЩĄ | Horse

    ЩĄ | Horse Administrator SteamRep Admin Partner Community

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    no do not redo anything - I said it was OK
  6. ЩĄ | Horse

    ЩĄ | Horse Administrator SteamRep Admin Partner Community

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    SteamRep Admin:
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    Your report was accepted and the accused was banned. Feel free to report a violation via their Steam profile.

    In order to do that, you have to:
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    2. Click MORE drop-down located at the top right of the page
    3. Choose REPORT VIOLATION
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