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Scammer on GAF took my money

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by theviralguy, Feb 28, 2010.

  1. theviralguy

    theviralguy Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    I got scammed by a member of GAF, only $15 so nothing to worry about but I'm just mad because he seemed shady from the start. edit: i know theres nothing i can do to get back at him, just kinda pissed because i knew he was a scammer. Just don't want you guys getting scammed for more :)

    I already contacted GAF support on the issue maybe I'll get my $15 back haha.

    Anyways watch out for him his ID is "edifice85" don't deal with him, he is a gold member so must be scamming a lot of users :)
     
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  2. publisher

    publisher Junior Member

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    He'll get his day coming to him. It will catch up to him. Guaranteed!
     
  3. JuicyBlack

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    Bro... I know that this is the LAST thing u wanna hear but NEVER, EVER send money BEFORE you get the work done, EVER. I learned that the hard way, I lost $120 in an article writing project. Needless to say had the scammer been in the US I would have made the 6 o'clock news ... not because it was a lot of money but because these bastards now how to play the system, they know that paypal won't give you a refund and since there is no "proof" that what you bought is a "physical" object then they won't even pay attention to your claims......

    Some will even email you to call you names just because you placed a claim and their stolen money is on hold for a month... yeah..... some have the balls to go that far....
     
  4. theviralguy

    theviralguy Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    I know bro, I never would have but what he offered was really good and I thought I would take a cahnce and lose $15 haha, i even called him out and said he sounds like he is scamming but he sure talks good. Whatever I'm pissed because he actually scammed me not because I lost the money lol :(

     
  5. secax

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    maybe you should try odesk
    you'll have a better guarantee for lot of transaction there
     
  6. BenQs

    BenQs Regular Member

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    That exact same person scammed me about 6 months ago.
     
  7. theviralguy

    theviralguy Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    wow how the fuck is he still on there lol
     
  8. nixnash

    nixnash Power Member

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    Man gaf is a little shady...Lot of fake projects and fake people , Try elance ,safest way to get the work done.
     
  9. w84it

    w84it Regular Member

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    so why did you pay him?
     
  10. paidlancer

    paidlancer Registered Member

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    Crazy how these scammers operate. You probably paid his rent for two months. What a bastard. (him, not you:)
     
  11. semar

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    you got to be carful about who you connect to.....
    but then again trust is
    like virginty you can only lose it ones and he lost his gold or not!
     
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    kambog Registered Member

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    dear y u cant make ascrow or milstone system i think u paid advance
     
  13. NX_NULL

    NX_NULL Regular Member Premium Member

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    GAF is a scam friendly website, it has no support and protection for project buyers, a freelancer can waste your time on a project and never deliver it and still get all your money in their silly escrow service.

    The best thing you can do is a charge back on your paypal or credit card as they would never find a solution or give you a refund.