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Invalid Report: 76561198853076769 - ([TF2] Team Fortress 2 Items)

Discussion in 'Archived Reports' started by Lazy Ace, Jun 17, 2019.

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  1. Lazy Ace

    Lazy Ace New User

    Scam Report

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

    Accused profile: 76561198853076769

    Victim profile: 76561198044251420

    What happened? Description:
    I put my listing up for a Purple Confetti Swagman's Swatter for 14 keys and they added me seconds after when I went to check their inventory for items it was private and their profile features a link to 76561198044251420's backpack and he was also being suspicious with asking me to "price check", he immediately removed me after I said I had six years trading experience. Weird.​

    Provide Evidence:
    I have linked several screenshots which show conclusive evidence of an impersonation attempt. The chat log is in "first text" and "Second text" and the profiles of the accused and victim are featured alongside the original listing. The original listing clearing said 14 keys so there to be no confusion on pricing and there is no reason for him to ask for "price verification" on sites such as marketplace.tf or a site i've never heard of tf2price.com and i dared not to check it.​

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  2. Horse

    Horse Administrator SteamRep Admin

    SteamRep Admin:
    Unfortunately, SteamRep does not accept reports dealing with hijacking/phishing/hacking -Due to current Investigative Policy

    This includes anything to do with API key requests, wrong or misspelled URL's and sites requesting logins of any type in attempts to steal your credentials.
    These are phishing/hijacking attempts and are not to be reported to SteamRep!

    You can report the user to Valve instead
    In order to do that, you have to:
    1. Visit the accuseds profile
    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

    Click here to view an animated gif that shows how to report a violation.
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