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topprogrammer - Scammer

Discussion in 'The Shit List' started by TheArticleMen, Feb 12, 2014.

  1. TheArticleMen

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    Hey guys warning not to go near this guy. Please see below. I have lost $150 now
    Skypename tomprogrammer1988
    Name:

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    *Edit by OS - Top Delight is not his real name - leaving that*
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    [30/01/2014 17:43:48] articlemen: Hi Tom Delight, I'd like to add you as a contact. articlemen
    [30/01/2014 17:44:24] Tom Delight: Tom Delight has shared contact details with articlemen.
    [30/01/2014 17:45:03] articlemen: Hey man u sent me youe skype a few week back i opend a hire a freelancer post on bhw for a bot i wanted making
    [30/01/2014 17:45:17] articlemen: I had already chose someone else by that time but they was unable to finish the last issue
    [30/01/2014 17:45:47] Tom Delight: Sure thing, let me show you some of my work and quality of work.
    [30/01/2014 17:46:01] articlemen: Awesome
    [30/01/2014 17:46:02] *** Tom Delight sent yt3.JPG yt2.JPG yt1.JPG twitterbot1.jpg TwitterBot.JPG pandorabot001.jpg instagramIMG.JPG instagrambot001.jpg IMG2.JPG IMG1.JPG facebookbot1.jpg ***
    [30/01/2014 17:48:47] articlemen: Looks good :) Well let me give u a quick low down as it wont be starting from scratch the guys had everything perfect except the bind proxy feature basicly when it selected the email it would login to the proxy and do the actions.then it was ment to login to the next proxy and pick the next email but it failed to pick the next proxy and used the first one for all the combine. i have the full source here (uncompiled)
    [30/01/2014 17:49:31] articlemen: the last programmer said "Give it to the guy tell him to open in C# Visual 2013"
    [30/01/2014 17:50:12] Tom Delight: Are you sure you have the source code?
    [30/01/2014 17:50:24] Tom Delight: Full source code, otherwise i will not be able to modify
    [30/01/2014 17:50:35] articlemen: Yeah il lsend u the files now to confirm this
    [30/01/2014 17:51:05] *** articlemen sent Auto-Mail.zip ***
    [30/01/2014 17:52:50] Tom Delight: is that all?
    [30/01/2014 17:53:23] articlemen: Yup he said that was it all and to open in c# visual 2013. ive no idea myself or i wouldnt need someone haha
    [30/01/2014 17:53:58] Tom Delight: Well the file is not opening at all.
    [30/01/2014 17:54:17] articlemen: ill drop him a quick message
    [30/01/2014 17:55:06] articlemen: [30 January 2014 17:54] Dante: 
    
    <<< I just opened it myself
    No problemsstrange then lol
    [30/01/2014 17:57:27] Tom Delight: Yes it opens with 2013 version, Let me take a look at his code.
    [30/01/2014 17:57:39] Tom Delight: What do you need on this bot?
    [30/01/2014 17:58:16] articlemen: Well the proxy feature is the only issue. I use proxys to login to the browser etc etc and it picks a email from the list submits it to a website email form then repeats
    [30/01/2014 17:58:36] articlemen: everything else is complete on this apart from it doesnt pick up the next proxy it just uses the first one over and over
    [30/01/2014 17:59:06] Tom Delight: why can't your ex programmer finish this?
    [30/01/2014 17:59:33] Tom Delight: His code is horrible to me, is he from india or something?
    [30/01/2014 17:59:39] articlemen: new york lol
    [30/01/2014 18:00:02] Tom Delight: I see, from what i can see he's got not much experience coding bots
    [30/01/2014 18:00:25] articlemen: Yeah he said he had experience and seemd to talk the talk so i gave him a shot
    [30/01/2014 18:00:30] articlemen: he was from bhw to lol
    [30/01/2014 18:01:27] Tom Delight: what i do not understand is why he stopped working on it and finish that issue on your bot
    [30/01/2014 18:03:28] articlemen: Seems he was the middleman now he tells me for another guy in new york. so annoying to find that out 3weeks after he supposedly started
    [30/01/2014 18:04:03] Tom Delight: so he was not the actual programmer LOL
    [30/01/2014 18:04:14] articlemen: Yup seems it. what a waste of time he was lol
    [30/01/2014 18:04:23] articlemen: they nevr tell u this shit lol
    [30/01/2014 18:04:37] Tom Delight: That is why the code i am looking at is horrible to me
    [30/01/2014 18:04:40] articlemen: he was probably copying and pasting the dam messages lol
    [30/01/2014 18:04:45] Tom Delight: I am sure it was coded by some indian
    [30/01/2014 18:04:53] Tom Delight: I bet
    [30/01/2014 18:05:13] Tom Delight: Listen pal, the code is horrible i cannot fix this issue, i have to start fresh.
    [30/01/2014 18:05:56] articlemen: was a white dude calld chris i spoke on the fone to him haha. Yeah im happy to start fresh if price is cool :) i didnt pay him for that so its cool
    [30/01/2014 18:06:12] articlemen: now explaining how it works may take a lil time haha
    [30/01/2014 18:07:21] Tom Delight: begin by telling me the features of this bot
    [30/01/2014 18:12:50] articlemen: ok cool
    So basicly im an email marketing. I built optin lists on aweber,getresponse and various other autoresponders
    
    the way this worked is i would load up my email list. and a list of proxies
    enter a url of the page i want the bot to visit and enter the email into the box and submit so that email is opted into my mailing list.
    
    The smaller features are to make it look more human
    to have a min/max seconds pause between submissions
    To have a min/max seconds pause where the bot stays on that page for x-x seconds before submitting
    Then normaly after they submit there email they are redirected to the next page which normaly has some html banners on. i want the bot to stay on that page for x - x seconds and randomly click a banner.this makes the visitors look natural. The optin% feature box u may see on that current one is basicly the option to set a optin % rate so so i had 100 emails in the list but only wanted 50% of them to be opted in . 50% would visit the page and submit the email and carry on with the process. the other 50% would hang about on the landing page where the form is then randomly leave. Creating a human looking visitor. I sell traffic and emails and optins so this is why i wanted a human looking bot :)
    [30/01/2014 18:12:59] articlemen: hopefuly i make some sort of sense
    [30/01/2014 18:18:27] Tom Delight: yes understood
    [30/01/2014 18:19:30] Tom Delight: 300$ 3-4days
    [30/01/2014 18:19:49] articlemen: Perfect :)
    [30/01/2014 18:20:06] articlemen: Praying your better than the middleman hahaha
    [30/01/2014 18:20:19] articlemen: im thearticleman on bhw btw trainee mod :D
    [30/01/2014 18:20:46] Tom Delight: Yeah i'm way better judging by his code
    [30/01/2014 18:20:55] articlemen: haha nice :D
    [30/01/2014 18:21:08] articlemen: im happy to explain any features in depth if i can :)
    [30/01/2014 18:22:17] articlemen: oh may i ask. can random generated useragents be used? as most of the info is logged and will show that type of info to the clients
    [30/01/2014 18:22:43] articlemen: we use tracking links u see which shows optins,ips,countries,useragenst like browsers and systems
    [30/01/2014 18:24:07] articlemen: The system when a optin % is select must be randomised if possible. so if i set it to 50% optin rate 100will visit 50% will optin but will be in a randomised order .if i make sense.if im asking for to much just tell me to shut up ha
    [30/01/2014 18:29:34] Tom Delight: Yes can be possible
    [30/01/2014 18:29:58] articlemen: Sweet i know those last guys did that haha and your better :P high hopes :D
    [30/01/2014 18:47:46] Tom Delight: Yes i will but there is one little issue, i work with a deposit and rest of money can be sent after you test bot.
    [30/01/2014 18:48:00] articlemen: Sure whats your deposit rate
    [30/01/2014 18:48:07] articlemen: and paypal
    [30/01/2014 18:48:30] Tom Delight: 50% buddy
    [30/01/2014 18:48:41] articlemen: (y)
    [30/01/2014 18:49:55] articlemen: just need your paypal and im good to send right now
    [30/01/2014 18:51:31] Tom Delight: *email removed by OS*
    [30/01/2014 18:51:43] Tom Delight: Please cover fees if you don't mind.
    [30/01/2014 18:52:48] articlemen: done :)
    [30/01/2014 18:53:43] Tom Delight: thank you, will get to work
    [30/01/2014 18:53:48] articlemen: Awesome thanks
    [01/02/2014 19:26:51] articlemen: hey bro hows things coming alon
    [01/02/2014 19:26:54] articlemen: along*
    [02/02/2014 04:17:04] articlemen: hey man
    [02/02/2014 04:50:01] Tom Delight: Hey buddy yes working on it
    [02/02/2014 04:51:24] articlemen: Sweet :) hows it looking
    [02/02/2014 04:54:57] Tom Delight: looking good will show you some screenshots soon
    [02/02/2014 05:11:28] articlemen: sweet
    [03/02/2014 12:12:51] articlemen: Morning buddy :) hope all is well. I forgot to mention on the bot an important feature and ive no idea how much of a setback it would be. Basicly a proxy checker? checks if its alive or dead as it moves through the procees
    [04/02/2014 11:31:07] articlemen: Hey man sorry to bother you again just was interested in the status already been 5days without a real update :) Hope all is well
    [04/02/2014 23:41:28] Tom Delight: Hey There, I am very sorry Wayne. I was so busy this weekend my mom got sick and was hospitalized, i hope you understand i apologize
    [04/02/2014 23:41:41] Tom Delight: I will continue with my work no worries
    [04/02/2014 23:42:06] articlemen: hey man no problem hope shes all ok. Was just worried as i didnt get any response :) but its cool bro :)
    [04/02/2014 23:42:20] Tom Delight: thanks a lot wayne.
    [04/02/2014 23:42:32] articlemen: not a problem buddy :) family first as always :)
    [06/02/2014 13:29:07] articlemen: Hey bro hows everything with the family now? Hopefuly all well :)
    [08/02/2014 01:05:16] articlemen: hey bro hows it going
    [08/02/2014 12:46:04] articlemen: Hey man sorry to bug u agen hope all is well. Any slight updates for me?
    [09/02/2014 00:37:05] Tom Delight: Hello bud yes i will update you today
    [09/02/2014 00:37:23] articlemen: sweeet :)
    [10/02/2014 11:54:00] articlemen: hey man :)
    [10/02/2014 14:15:26] articlemen: hopefuly can give a full detailed update today bro as its been 2weeks now lol
    [10/02/2014 23:24:30] articlemen: Hey man sorry to be a pest but im looking to get an update or a refund on this as its been realy long i know u have had family issues and im sorry for that but i cant wait any longer bro. So let me know whats happening bro or pop over the refund thanks man
    [11/02/2014 18:38:11] articlemen: Hey man im going to have to open a dispute for the transaction as seems your pretty much not doing this.sorry
    [11/02/2014 18:39:16] Tom Delight: Gie me until tonight please i have read your messages please
    [11/02/2014 18:39:22] Tom Delight: or you can open a dispute.
    [11/02/2014 18:40:23] articlemen: ok buddy im not tryin to be an ass btw lol just 2weeks gone past and havent seen a squeek of action :(
    [11/02/2014 18:40:25] articlemen: time is money
    [12:16:18] articlemen: Hey man i see no messages was left to me on this issue.
    [14:19:12] Tom Delight: Give me your email to send my work progress. i am finishing it as we speak.
    [14:19:21] articlemen: ah ok
    [14:19:28] articlemen: *Email address removed by OS*
    [14:19:41] articlemen: communication worriedme most bro
    [14:19:52] Tom Delight: i do understand i am sorry.
    [14:20:06] articlemen: no problem man. just got abit frustrating
    [14:21:12] articlemen: i had litraly just opend the dispute to ha so will ignore that for now
    [14:23:37] Tom Delight: can you please close that dispute?
    [14:24:21] articlemen: ill close now. hate doing disputes but u knw just needed to see work.
    [14:25:16] Tom Delight: Thank you, i am sending you the screenshots in about 1 hour. i need to finish the proxy thing to complete the user interface ill send it to your email bot will be done by friday.
    [14:26:19] articlemen: ah if i close i cannot open a dispute again incase. they dispuite can remain open 20days so we can get it complete. erm 1question is do u know how i want it fully as usualy a developer will ask follow up questions as this is a little different to youtube things.
    [14:27:08] Tom Delight: It is not fair you open a dispute i was transfering 100$ i had in my paypal and not it's gone. :(
    [14:27:16] Tom Delight: I need 100 bucks by tomorrow.
    [14:28:04] articlemen: Its not exactly fair to say 2-3days and not communicate for 2weeks bro. i feel your pain but im not willing to close the dispute as i cannot reopen and then the cash is yours and i cant do jack all about it.cant dispute agen if sumthing goes wrong
    [14:34:46] articlemen: u havent deliverd no bot to me via email
    [14:34:53] articlemen: i havent got no email frm u
    [14:36:05] articlemen: ill ring paypal up then as your comments are false on the dispute
    [14:36:08] articlemen: u havent sent any files
    [14:36:11] articlemen: or give updates
    [14:37:10] Tom Delight: Sec.
    [14:37:27] articlemen: u cannot post that on the dispute when u clearly havent done anything bro
    [14:37:31] articlemen: im not tryin to rob u
    [14:37:38] articlemen: i opend it as u havent done anything in 2weeks
    [14:37:50] articlemen: deadline was 2-3days which was good but then 2weeks later wee are here
    [14:49:59] articlemen: take it your not going to deliver then?#
    [14:50:03] articlemen: or issue refund
    [14:50:27] *** Call to Tom Delight, no answer. ***
    [15:11:30] articlemen: if you can issue refund then thats cool as obviously we cannot work togeva now
    [15:12:04] Tom Delight: If i dont deliever bot by friday i will refund your money no worries.
    [15:12:44] articlemen: Sorry but the 2-3days past and i dont want this no more fro myou .after you posted those comments on the dispute claiming u had sent it. thats trust out of window gone
    [15:25:38] articlemen: nice so turned out your the scammer. taking the paypal cash and not doing anything
    [15:29:05 | Edited 15:29:12] Tom Delight: i will refund your money no worries.
    [15:29:51] articlemen: Thank yuo
    [15:29:59] articlemen: as i say i wasnt here to rob u as u may think
    [15:30:06] articlemen: i just felt my time was wasted
    [15:33:36] Tom Delight: I am sorry i did not deliver on time, i had difficultied with doctor bills and my mother.
    [15:34:10] articlemen: like i said before its no problem .But u could have replied. But can u send the refund right away as i have someone else ready to begin this
    [15:56:43] articlemen: Sorry to keep bothering when can u send the refund bro.Hopefuly right away.

    PAYPAL DISPUTE Convo
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    [*][COLOR=#ff0000]12/02/2014 14:31 GMT - Seller: I  have already delivered bot to you via e-mail, this is an intangible  item and paypal and do not try to reverse money for no reason, i do have  the bot here with me and i can show it to paypal, do not try to scam me  buddy that is not fair to me, Thanks for your time Paypal. Please close  this claim already.
    [/COLOR]
    [*][COLOR=#ff0000]12/02/2014 13:56 GMT - Buyer: Hey  bro mind sending over the refund. As showed on skype failed to deliver  anything. Gave a deadline of 2-3days its been 2weeks and havent received  a single update. If proof is needed for paypal i can happily send  screenshots of the convo. Best regards buddy but shame you couldnt  deliver anything.[/COLOR]
    [/LIST]
    

     
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  2. OldSalt

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    topprogrammer has been notified that he has 48 hours to respond.

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    If I could just chime into this. I was partnering up with OP and when I spoke to the accused he assured a refund would be made.

    This was 3 days ago.

    He's now blocked me on Skype too, so I assume this money is now gone and again it's been past the 48 hours for the accused to respond.

    Beware guys.

    Cheers,

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    He's had more than enough time to take care of this (and he signed in shortly after I approved the SL and sent him the PM about it).

    Perma-banned
     
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  5. TheArticleMen

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    Thank you :) Now ill have to try appeal to paypal haha Not likely to get it back though.
     
  6. CriminalMind

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    damn this asshole is a scammer for sure man i thought u smarter than that at least see his bots on teamview or tell him to do a teamview with u and see his codin or something cant trust anybody nowdays
     
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    I was scammed by this same guy today. I am not sure how he made PayPal rule in his favor.
     
  8. proxygo

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    what ever happened to making money the old fashioned way
    good old honest work.
     
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    Beware, guys. He has a new skype name. His new account is: *Removed*
    He added me on a new account just so he could scam me again? lol
     
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    What the F8***** why you have post my Skype in that post Admin please remove or Ask him to say sorry .. THis shit not belong to me ,.. Remove him asap
     
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    Guys that is my SKype id and m totally not belong the thread shit..

    So admin Please remove this post
    ASAP

     
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    Thank you so much ..
     
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    I am 99% sure this is a new profile of this peace of .... scam artist: http://www.blackhatworld.com/blackhat-seo/members/747791-t1meismoney.html

    From nowhere he added me on skype and he knew what to offer for me (he basically tried to sell the same software I told him the time he scammed me). He also PM"ed me a couple of times with his 'offers'.

    Another try to act like an American with 'Michael' and poor foreigner grammar.

    Tags: T1meIsMoney
     
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    Yep... it's the same guy. Perma-banned.

    Thanks for the heads-up.

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    Ban all his IP addresses. He stole $400 from me.
     
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    he stole 2grand from me