Beware of Scams

Discussion in 'Guides - Commonly Asked Questions' started by Ryan, 4/7/20.

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    A big influx of users are joining today and a lot of them are scammers. If a deal is too good to be true, it is.

    If they want you to go up-front, it most likely is a scam. They have nothing to lose but a Forum account that was made today.

    If you want to be safe, go through Middleman which is the "buy now" option on threads. If they refuse middleman, they're most likely scamming. Of course it isn't 100% - but there is little to no reason to not accept Middleman.

    Be smart with your money and buy off trusted users if possible. If neither of you are trusted, this is why Middleman exists. Use it to your benefit.

    Middleman is done ON site, it is not via Discord or E-mail. Report any user who's trying to trick you in this thread and I will look into it.
     
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    Is this an account to buy?
     
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    No. This is a pinned thread to let new users know what's going on.
     
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    DORANWTS is a scammer, ive got discord message proof and he blocked me after payment

    cya tomorrow for chargeback ;p
     
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    Nobody named @DORANWTS on PlayerUp.
     
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    Who can I message to get an actual response that verifies accounts and can do middleman transactions? This is kind of ridiculous to have to wait 4 days and hear nothing.
     
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    sorry DORIANWTS
     
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    Yo hi i just got scammed by this guy named otDan hes making like fake posts about selling account and i bought one of them in this site i payed my money my money is gone and the guy ignores every message and order. I canceled the order and he doesnt cancel it so my money is gone or can i get it back somehow?
     
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    Thanks for the warning I'll be careful
     
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    @otDan

    User is now suspended after looking into him. Pretty blatant scams.

    @Tomasisto

    Did you pay via the "buy now" on Middleman?

    If so, just hit "cancel order" - if you paid to him directly contact your bank to get your money back.
     
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    @DorianWTS

    User is also suspended. He has 4 other accounts all selling valorant accounts all scamming... Chargeback any payments made to a scammer!

    Don't send them money up-front if they have no feedback. You're sending money to a stranger who is most likely a scammer.
     
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    I did cancel but i received a message where it says that a seller has to cancel it aswell
     
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    Contacted Middleman directly to refund you.
     
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    Thanks mate :) You respond really quickly :)
     
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    elprofesor is a scammer. Asked for half upfront which only ended up being 12 dollars, but blocked me immediately after.
     
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    @ElProfesor

    Account is now suspended and so are his other 3 accounts.

    Thanks for letting us know!
     
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    How is my account suspended for not accepting deals in the Middleman service? I just did not accept them as people offered me better deals outside the site. This is such bad behaviour for a site that has to deal with this kind of things.
    Not accepting a deal in Middleman is not against the TOS of the site.
     
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    thanks for the headsup. im very new here as i joined yesterday and posted my 1st post too yesterday.
     
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    I think ShutUp098 is scam. Sry, it was mistake
     
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    What do I do if I've started a middleman sale but the seller isn't active or responding?
     
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