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130k account deleted and scammed

Discussion in 'Twitter' started by oncecentral, Sep 29, 2014.

  1. oncecentral

    oncecentral Junior Member

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    I recently was contacted last night by intelsemarketing http://www.intelsemarketing.com who was telling me i could earn money per tweet, So i filled in the forms on there website using twitter API I didn't notice it was not actually twitter API and my email address was quickly changed and my account was deleted. Luckily they visited my website before so i have there IP & direct location.

    I lost a twitter account with 130k followers & 500+ verified followers , I have sent my ID into twitter and all the relative documents as they have requested, My business trademark is currently pending, before i apply for twitter verification, so i have good chance of getting the account back and twitter restoring my backup, But again i am very worried i could loose it, Does anyone have any advice? tips?

    Now playing the waiting game....

    Will keep you all updated...
     
  2. oncecentral

    oncecentral Junior Member

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    5 hours later & my account has been fully restored, No doubt twitter will contact the web host.
     
  3. BigBangTheory

    BigBangTheory Regular Member

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    Wow, I'm glad that you got your account back! That must have been pretty scary. Kind of makes me think how people like that give people who are actually trying to build a business or brand a bad name.
     
  4. RoundedPixels

    RoundedPixels BANNED BANNED

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    Well that's nice that they're able to restore it. Always check the URLs when authenticating/logging into any sites.
     
  5. JazzyJohnny

    JazzyJohnny Newbie

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    Glad you got it back and it's nice to know it's possible!
     
  6. whynotmakeit

    whynotmakeit Power Member

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    read the title wrong and assumed $130k....can't be too careful these days...
     
  7. WonderKid

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    I would've been shitting brix.
     
  8. hatblackguy

    hatblackguy Regular Member

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    haha fooled me aswell
     
  9. oncecentral

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    Thanks guys, was very worrying the website has now changed too a soundcloud link lol they was pretty quick, Because i sent in ID straight away