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Accepted Report: 76561198176059947 - ([TF2] Team Fortress 2 Items)

Discussion in 'Archived Reports' started by OrionPax09, Aug 17, 2018.

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  1. OrionPax09

    OrionPax09 New User

    Scam Report

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

    Accused profile: 76561198176059947

    Victim profile: 76561198280104618

    What happened? Description:
    I was added by this player, whom I assumed I had bumped into during a game of TF2. He explained that he was interested in trading for my Australium Tomislav and offered 15 MannCo keys. Deciding this sounded like a good trade, I proceeded to negotiate. However, he eventually began talking about how he had been scammed and wanted to bring in a Steam official to help authenticate everything. Getting a bad feeling about this, I decided to stall for time and checked to see if I was dealing with a known scammer. I eventually found a scam report and confronted him about it. I got no response and later discovered he had changed his player name and profile image. Please address this situation, as allowing a scammer to continue as if it were business as usual would be unfair to any potential future victims.​

    Provide Evidence:
    Here are some screenshots I made of the exchange, as well as "Before and after" pics of the accused's Steam profile.​

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  2. Horse

    Horse Administrator SteamRep Admin

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

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    2. Click MORE drop-down located at the top right of the page
    4. Select the violation, then describe it and provide the evidence
    5. Click SUBMIT REPORT

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