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Some guy emailed me, threatening to remove my site from Google if I don't pay him

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by Riposte, Mar 11, 2014.

  1. Riposte

    Riposte Junior Member

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    Anyone had this happen to them before? Guy is asking for money, otherwise he will "remove my site from Google," whatever that means. He says he has already commenced the attack since I didn't pay.

    What's he going to do, spam my site with backlinks from porn sites or something?
     
  2. Hawkster

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    Ive never heard of anyone in that position before. Sounds crazy. take screen shots of what he said and post them, or just copy and paste what he said
     
  3. Riposte

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    Well I don't want him to be able to link my forum account here with my website. He used an anonymous email provider, so there's not much of a way to find out who he is.
     
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    proof or didn't happen.
     
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    I'd be interested to see exactly what he said.

    First though, did he by chance do SEO work for you, and you failed to pay him?
     
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    sweet mafia style seo. never heard of that before. that is kind of ballsy
     
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  7. Riposte

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    Nope, never hired anyone to do SEO work for me, beyond some linkwheels in the services section here. I don't want to quote exactly what he said here, but he asked for a couple hundred bucks and if I don't pay, he would get my site removed from Google. And since I didn't reply within a day, he said he has already begun the process.
     
  8. Hawkster

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    If its someone from here he'll already know i would think buddy but i get your point

     
  9. Asif WILSON Khan

    Asif WILSON Khan Executive VIP Premium Member

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    OP, forget about it, the scumbag probably mailed/spammed 1000's of people hoping a few reply.
     
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    I find it that pretty funny lol.
    Come on, you can't really take him seriously.
    Just ignore him, and don't reply back to him. He will get the message.

    I am pretty sure is some grunted kid living under his mom's basement. He probably needs that money to cover a leak so his computer equipment won't get damaged.
     
  11. Riposte

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    Ok thanks, I'm just curious what sort of things I could check to see if he's actually done anything or not. Any ideas?
     
  12. pxoxrxn

    pxoxrxn Supreme Member

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    Document the emails with screen shots and if anything happens you have proof that someone was targeting you. Don't pay this dude, just send him a picture of a dick or something. Could you post his email here, maybe a paypal email if that's how he wants to get paid. Most people on BHW hate scum like this and I would like to forwards him some pictures of wonky cocks.
     
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  13. Hawkster

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    Yeah thats pretty much the reason why i suggested screenshots, people here would probably be able to tell whether or not its a personal thing or some fucker spamming that shit

     
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    Just disavow all of the bad links and wait for him to stop, did you reply to the email? If not you're good. Once you let him know that you know he's doing the negative seo he wont stop.
     
  15. Riposte

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    He didn't provide a payment option, I guess he was waiting for a reply. I'm not going to reply, but I'm sure as fuck not going to pay him if he starts spamming my site with porn and pharma links.
     
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    if its a real email you can send him some money (like a penny) on paypal then youll be able to see all his info
     
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  17. Riposte

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    Haha, good idea. I'll see if he's registered that email with PayPal.

    EDIT: Nope, not registered.
     
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    What about contacting google and forwarding them the email/thread?

     
  19. Riposte

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    Yeah I might try that. But I'm more scared of Google than this guy.
     
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  20. pxoxrxn

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    You need to email him back. Pretend your really scared of him an your going to pay but first you need to re-mortgage your house for the money or something. Also tell him you have cancer of the scrottbag.You need to mess with him.
     
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