This is a SERIOUS & SAD Topic - Getting Scammed Hi BlackHatters, This past week just has not been my week to say the least! As you can see from the Thread Title I got Scammed TWICE...yes 2 times in one week! So first I want to point out these 2 incidents and expose these people, so hopefully know one else gets scammed out of their money! #1 YouTubePVAStore (Name According To PayPal Jennifer Morin) Skype ID: danishkhanji Website: youtubepvastore.com Email: JenniferJenny994@live.com Screenshot: http://screencast.com/t/Cjtn0Mgf (He/She Deleted Me Off Skype But Likely I Took A screenshot Of The Profile) You can views this Thread with all the info below: http://www.blackhatworld.com/blackh...cammer-warning-proof-youtubepvastore-com.html #2 SMBlur (Company Name According To Paypal) Skype ID: JeanieSanchez1 Website: - Email: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org Screenshot: http://screencast.com/t/GthpOZJbc This person added me on skype off a thread where I asked if someone can provide me installs. $150 Paid via paypal and no response after that. I opened a paypal dispute and the person replied on paypal saying they delivered and I want more and that the order is completed. I uploaded all the proof to paypal and it is being review so hopefully I get my money back. Now ThinkBinary's Guide To Not Get Scammed A few things I have learned out of this experience and want to share with the hope I help some people from avoiding to get scammed! #1 Never ever post your skype ID publicly on any Thread/Post. I also don't recommend having the add to skype button available. This stops non BHW members from being able to add you via skype! Rather request that they PM you if they can provide you the service/product that you need. If you do decide to have the add to skype button always ask for them to provide their BHW username and then to send you a PM to confirm it. #2 Look for the red flags. How many people they have on skype, are their profile showing male if they have a female name and profile pic or visa verse. Ask for their website url and or email. If its a free email account be careful! #3 Do a simple google and BHW search to see if anyone has reported them as scammers using their email, name, skype id or website url. #4 Check if their paypal account is verified. Not that it really makes it more secure but adds a little trust before sending money. #5 Most IMPORTANT! Never Ever send them a payment on paypal as a gift or donation! (If they ask you to do that it should be a red flag) Let them send you an invoice via paypal and make sure they state the service/product details on it! This allows you to make a dispute. Sending donations or gifts does not allow you to make a dispute! #6 This ties up with #1 nicely. Check how long they have been a member on BHW for and read their most recent posts and check their Itrader Score. It wont hurt to ask them to refer a member that have successfully done business with in the past! Well I hope this help out people from being scammed! Because IT SUCKS! Leave a reply if you have been scammed by these 2 people or anybody else! Cheers PS: I hope these people can get added to the SHIT LIST! If a mod needs more proof I am happy to provide.