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Discussion in 'General Chat' started by FreeFun4Every1, Dec 13, 2013.

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    Before few days I got trophy of Seasoned User and i was happy ..yoho I had completed 5 year here but today i again feel like newbi :( After long time some one scammed me and that is only for $10 :rolleyes::rolleyes: but feeling sad that reputed member can also do this so writing this thread
    @pssolanki86 had opened this thread https://forums.digitalpoint.com/threads/2-image-edits.2693609 and I had responded it and he selected me for work. I had not asked for upfront as I had already seen he is reputed member and his past is clean (Normally I don't ask for upfront if the member have good reputation) but after more than 15 days he still didn't paid me. Same excuse over and over "I forget it" :eek: how someone can forget to make few click. He said he will pay me via Internet Banking and that he can do anytime.
    Here is our Skype Chat (*The part I had blackout is my bank details and sorry for extra long image)
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    Thanks Pawan to teach me one more lesson of online business now I will add one more rule that is "It doesn't matter how much reputed you are, you need to pay upfront" and about that payment now you can keep with you I am not beggar and I hate to ask for my money again & again :mad: GTFO with your $10 I pretend that I had donated that :)
    SEMrush
     
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    pile Member

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    Maybe she/he is busy. You can try another time or forget it... I thought you just waste your time for post it as a thread right now lol
     
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    FreeFun4Every1 Prominent Member

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    Lolz Busy..that must be joke.. A person wants work to be done on same day and he can't send payment for more than 15 Days.. :p (Visiting forum every next day also keep replying I will send.. I will send) & as I had mentioned above sending payment via Internet Banking (NEFT) in India is like Paypal you can send payment any time just receiver will get money during banking hours.
     
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    inserte Well-Known Member

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    Is this user banned yet?
     
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    karthimx Prominent Member

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    Yes. Only repeated members can be trusted.
     
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    Densely Well-Known Member

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    The same thing happened with me for a SEO service, but I am in the other side (Client).
    I paid the money via NEFT and the seller didn't reply anything for next 13 days (infact that happened on 2nd December).
     
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    kingofking Notable Member

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    Who was that? Post it here so that other members would atleast know that they are scammers.
     
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    Densely Well-Known Member

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    FreeFun4Every1 Prominent Member

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    Nope, I think he had not broken any forum rules, All deals are on users risk it is not responsibility of forum if you got scammed then they will take fight for you and try to get your money back. May be they can give one infraction at least.

    Couldn't found that other user (Techzek) can you share his profile URL?

    Yah sad to see that they don't have value of their reputation :( and looks like same case as mine just one 0 zero added at the end of scammed amount.:p

    And how you figure out that he is reputed? :confused:


    Sorry to hear that I think we need one Shit List/List of scammers/Hall of Shame thread where we can put all names together in First post of thread. What you people think about it?
     
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    He has a few accounts, and has been banned on some of them.
    https://forums.digitalpoint.com/members/vinay-mistry95.629946/
    https://forums.digitalpoint.com/members/technomahik.606382/
    https://forums.digitalpoint.com/members/fuel-comp.398739/

    Website that he put scammed content on: http://www.techzek.com/
    Google+: https://plus.google.com/108709503890998252650/

    His Google+ links to another of his websites that contains the same scammed content: http://www.gizmo-geek.com/

    DP thread with more people he scammed: https://forums.digitalpoint.com/threads/daily-tech-news-writer-wanted.2551980/
    Another thread with more people he scammed: https://forums.digitalpoint.com/threads/android-gadgets-news-writer.2321216/

    This guy was making a lot of DP accounts. I don't know what he is calling himself today, but maybe he is still here. I hope he's dead though. :)
     
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    Not reputed I mean repeated. After he deals 2-3 times successfully, we can may be trust.
     
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    Sorry I had misunderstood

    At least now he is banned

    @Trichstir - It is very difficult to stop and catch this type of scammer but will surely find a new way with new thread soon and don't forget we have Sherlock team for these type of users https://forums.digitalpoint.com/threads/report-the-suspicious-users-here.2669964/
     
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    my rules for new clients are never work without advance .. u should have water marked the images ;)
     
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    LOL, I paid advance and got scammed. So my new rule is never pay in advance to new suppliers (to whom I didn't work previously).
     
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    well OP here is scammed by the buyer .. so i pointed that .. and yes sellers do scam too.. but these are personal preferences and experiences.. i myself will never do any work without minimum advance.. if u r not confident to hire me direct u can hire me via any freelancer site and put money in escrow.. as i previously had bad experience with several buyers who just steal designs and run away.. but this is a never ending argument.. like "what came first chicken or the egg ? "

    and yes i have got clients from here too .. never had any issues with them

    projects <$30 might think of doing before advance but anything above that..needs advance
     
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