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Old 02-15-2012, 04:55 AM   #16
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http://steamcommunity.com/id/lethal_sniper63/

This is the perpetrator.. He's a 14 year old kid who probably somehow got his mom's credit card.
Kids these days... Not connected since 3 days ago, i'm afraid mommy is beating his like a rented mule...

An account with little more than Orange Box starts trading 60$ games as if there was no tomorrow...
Seems Legit.
(Do people even care about doing a liiitle research before doing certain kind of trades??)

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I think that everyone will return at his pre-transaction status (all the transaction)

If the scammer has gotten a tf2 hat from user A, then traded the hat for a game with user B, user A will get back the hat, and user B get back the game

if some users traded real money instead of steam tradable objects I fear they have lost their money
My inquiry is more related about what happens when the items change hands more than once.
A trades item to B
B trades the item to C
and so on...

These cases make doing a rollback of the transactions a living nightmare.
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Old 02-15-2012, 04:58 AM   #17
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^^ That's essentially my predicament. I paid 3 earbuds for 3 copies of MW3 through a reseller who also happens to get scammed by the first guy.
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Old 02-15-2012, 05:10 AM   #18
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^^ That's essentially my predicament. I paid 3 earbuds for 3 copies of MW3 through a reseller who also happens to get scammed by the first guy.
If you did it with the official Valve trade window, you're fine. Contact support and you'll get the buds back.

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Old 02-15-2012, 05:38 AM   #19
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What do I do if I was scammed?

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If you are scammed, please contact Steam Support and create a ticket within the Steam Trading Category. You will not receive any items or gifts lost in the trade, however reporting the scammer will allow us to take appropriate action. Please include as much information about the trade as possible.
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Old 02-15-2012, 06:02 AM   #20
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My inquiry is more related about what happens when the items change hands more than once.
A trades item to B
B trades the item to C
and so on...

These cases make doing a rollback of the transactions a living nightmare.
and what I've said?
I'll try to put it in your scheme

A trades a hat with S (the scammer)
S trades the hat with B
and so on...

yes, it is a living nightmare, it'll be difficult for the support to restore everything to the initial state, but it is possible since the trade transanctions leave traces
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Old 02-15-2012, 07:55 AM   #21
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Did you really had to wait until someone chargebacks the games, when you got even 3 titles, total worth 180 dollars, for virtual items with a total "value" around 90 dollars, to realize that something is wrong?

Who on earth would buy a game for 60, to trade it for maximal 30 dollars in virtual items? And who would think thats legit?
I really wonder about some things happen.

Reminds me on a case, when someone claimed:
"I got scammed off a refined metal, because i just got a guest pass for killing floor, instead of the full game!"
Easy victims are those, who think, they would be the one who 0wns in a trade.
If they had not become the victim, they had made another one the loser of the trade. No pity.

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Old 02-15-2012, 08:14 AM   #22
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