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CPA*LEAD - Stole $3000 from Me

Discussion in 'Affiliate Programs' started by scope1993, Jun 3, 2010.

  1. scope1993

    scope1993 Registered Member

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    Alright guys,

    This morning when i tried to log into my account i found a really amazin surprise:

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    [B]Hello *[/B]
    
    Your account has been frozen for security reasons. Please  contact support  security@cpa*lead.com. and be sure to include your publisher [B]ID #**[/B]  in the body of the email.                             
    
    
    So I mailed the security department and all they told me was that they are INVESTIGATING my account, hell yeah investigating ...
    They can't say nothing more, just they're investigating...
    A friend of mine also told me in the last 2 months they fucked over like 100 people and that's NOT so good.
    So guys you gotta be aware with em. They blocked my account without an incentive.
    Oh and guess what, they said they'll give me more infos shortly...
    All i was doing with em was FB marketing and was advertising Incentived offers ONLY,
    i really can't see the point of this action.

    I HOPE TO HAVE MY ACCOUNT BACK :(
    BTW BE AWARE GUYS.
     
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  2. SmileAtmyWins

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    Is anyone else having this type of "issue" with CPALD? I just joined the network this morning and If they're currently dicking people around, im not even going to deal with them.
     
  3. Dayum

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    I haven't but I haven't made that kinda money with them.

    Thing is they make money when you do, they can screw you over the money you have sure but that brings nothing more to them in the future. Accounts that got shut down probably did something wrong, and if you really did nothing wrong your account is probably going to be fine.
     
  4. marketingfox

    marketingfox Newbie

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    Just give your details about the traffic source.and send them email and phone calls ..
     
  5. eBusiness Sellers

    eBusiness Sellers BANNED BANNED

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    You should know what you did wrong, people say they stole money, but never say why they got banned...

    making that kind of money, i suspect you were giving out copyrighted stuff since you didn't say why you were banned. so really all they did was steal money from another thief. that is if you were peddling copyrighted material of course ;-)

    so don't get mad when someone beats you at your own game..
    [​IMG]
     
  6. sagarbest

    sagarbest Senior Member

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    well I never had issues in payments with them .. every time it was amazin. but thanks for the warning.. :)
     
  7. drivetime123

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    Has anyone had any problem using movie sites with them?

    Its seems like a gray area for them.
     
  8. eBusiness Sellers

    eBusiness Sellers BANNED BANNED

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    I'm thinking they don't mind as long as they don't know about it. It becomes a problem when somebody snitches on you...
     
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  9. Derik

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    well being with them over 6months.. so far good. but i am taking precautions as well. Coz its not just you, i have being hearing this in other forums as well. googleing will bring up more results. it seems they dont like moives as much as they used to.

    Rumour: Facebook agents collide with them and kicking out the members who utilized fb in $$$$$
     
  10. scope1993

    scope1993 Registered Member

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    No, i didnt.
    I aint gonna reveal my method but generally i was creating simple pages with
    incentived offers and blastin 'em withsome K of friends, that's it...

    So no copyrighted stuff.
     
  11. eBusiness Sellers

    eBusiness Sellers BANNED BANNED

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    someone must have acussed you of spam then, one thing I found out, is that people can't stand others to make money online, so they hate and snitch, or make up some b.s to get you banned.
     
  12. fun4uoc

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    I have a feeling that FB may be leaning on them pretty hard, and that the C&D orders are begining to fly. That being said, marketing via FB is not against their TOS, and they have no right to keep your money and you will probably get it.

    Of course, that is if you are being COMPLETELY honest with us.
     
  13. scope1993

    scope1993 Registered Member

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    Well, i don't think that what i was doing is against CPA*L's tos.

    [​IMG]

    "Social Network promotion".
    Making Fan Pages is a way to promote their offer.
     
  14. TheInternetHustler

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    The leads probably werent converting for the advertiser so cpa*lead didnt want to pay you because the advertiser probably wasnt paying them for all the leads. In that situation, if a company is good, they will pay you fully and possibly tell you to discontinue sending leads to certain offers in the future(this has happened to me with a few incent surveys on another network) BUT thats not what happened to you so they may just hold the payment(one reason why I dont use cpa*lead). If they do this tell them you will peruse legal action. They accept social traffic, including facebook. Unless they got complaints and you were using some shady method, then they need to pay you.
     
  15. spud--1

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    They have only frozen your account, not banned you, once you sort it out with the security department they should unfreeze it.

    If they had stolen your money they would have banned you and you would probably never hear from them again like most other cpa networks, the fact they are letting you state your case is more than most networks would do.
     
  16. MisterGemini

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    The TOSs don't mean much to these networks.

    Not to long ago I was working with an affiliate network that is pretty well known. I looked over their AUP very carefully before i started my campaign to make sure I was all good.

    First month things start to roll, I expand.

    Second month, I'm making $200 a day now and I'm planning on expanding more.

    Mid second month, I go to login one afternoon and I get this msg saying my account has been suspended due to AUP violation.

    I call them asking what is going on, I didn't do anything wrong. To this day, I still don't know what happened. The guy pointed me to some obscure reference in their AUP that has absolutely nothing to do with my promotion. I even detailed from beginning to end everything I was doing, but the guy just kept on saying the same canned response over and over. It was completely unreasonable. It was only a few grand I lost out, but what bothered me most was I never found out what I did wrong.

    When it comes to dealing with all networks, you better look as wholesome as a christian bible thumping southern bell virgin, or they will take your money.
     
  17. adam.jn

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    Damn, well I got over $1800 with them atm, so I better get paid lol
     
  18. agent01

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    yea they fucked over my buddy 13k on the day of pay ...he was sending 100% legit leads and they screwed him bigtime!!, i would switch to adscends or dollarade if i was you guys, i wouldn't use them anymore just my 2 cents
     
  19. badassmamma

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    Been paid like clock work for the past 5 months every month 5 figures........ if your doing something shady or crappy leads you won't get paid simple as that. They have over 50k+ affiliates promoting them for a reason. Your 3k to them is pocket change and they only make money when we make money so why would they intentionally screw you over?
     
  20. Shooter

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    In most cases you did something wrong. They personally do not have a problem with movie sites, you just have to be aware that if copyrighted content is involved you run the risk of the copyright holders making a complaint against you. Same condition applies if a website claims you are doing something negative against their site like excessive spamming. If a valid complaint is made they have to take action.

    Many people have made a lot more than you have and have had no problems to date. Then again most of those guys do not deal with video sites or other black hat methods.