Rafu opened this issue
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User Report: 76561197986179561 (i love you)

He added me, offered some items for some of my items, i declined and well... He send me a screen of me having "pending ban" on steamrep, it was kind fishy

I took some screens of our chat if these are needed.

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    Marty Birdman commented

    Please provide uncropped (whole screen visible)/unedited screenshot proof of your interactions with this user and any other users involved in this scam. If you have access to these from the original chat window, please provide them. Upload them to an image hosting service (imgur, for example) and post the links here.

    If you no longer have access to your original chat window with this user, you can instead recover chatlogs here - https://help.steampowered.com/en/accountdata/GetFriendMessagesLog - and when you take screenshots of them, please do so in a web browser rather than Steam client and hover your mouse over the name of the user you are interacting with so that their profile URL displays in the lower left hand corner of the screen (and again, remember not to crop or edit them in any way). Then upload them to an image hosting service (imgur, for example) and post the links here.

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    Rafu commented


    I've also provided some other screens, I don't know if those're going to be helpful, but still, those're at your disposal.

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    Marty Birdman commented

    The screens provided that show chat from the original chat window are cropped, and need to be formatted differently. Please provide them formatted in the same way as the top screenshot, which is done correctly.

    They also show that you were contacted by this user - https://steamcommunity.com/profiles/76561197986179561 - who is impersonating the user that you reported initially. It is extremely important to make sure you know who you are trading with before you complete any risky trades. I highly recommend using - https://rep.tf/ - to check who you are trading with. Copy the user's Steam ID directly from their profile URL and paste it where prompted. Do not use any links that they give you to do this check as scammers will often give you links that link to the user they are impersonating.




    https://imgur.com/a/Af6qf4S - Chat w/ URL

    http://archive.fo/QbOGa - Image sent to victim

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    Marty Birdman commented

    Reporter has stopped following up - however, as there is proof of impersonation with intent to scam, the reported user has been banned from the site and your report has been marked ready for review. Our admin will assess if a tag can be applied as soon as they are available.

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    Teeny Tiny Cat commented

    Tag applied.

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