Hello guys, as several users warned me there is an impersonator trying to scam you using my name.
Here is his Steam profile and SteamRep.
My Steam Profile and SteamRep
I always have my profile public and open to comments. Always verify who you are dealing with and ask for his SteamTrade rep.
I've created a thread at SteamRep regarding the scammer. So everyone who is contacted by this impersonator you can leave more details there, thank you!
If you can, report him at Valve too by clicking Report Violation.
Edit 1: (10/02/2013 - 21:45 UK time)
Damn this idiot isn't going to give a break. I've lost count of how many people have claim to be contacted and unfortunately some were scammed. Thank you all for your help.
-Here's another thread from SteamRep regarding the scammer.
Edit 2: (11/02/2013 - 00:00 UK time)
Well, things escalated quickly. There is a PSA at Reddit /r/SteamGameSwap/.
Edit 3: (11/02/2013 - 14:00 UK time)
As it seems he stopped impersonating me. He has changed his name to U MAD BRO?. Don't let your guard down.
Edit 4: (11/02/2013 - 17:00 UK time)
He changed his profile back to CyberMarco. Damn that idiot!!!
Edit 5: (11/02/2013 - 19:00 UK time)
Now he is impersonating a user named weasl. Beware... More info here
Edit 6: (13/02/2013 - 17:00 UK time)
That son of a b*** is on a rampage. Now people claim that I was the one that scammed them with a fake profile, and I'm getting negative reputation...
Edit 7: (13/02/2013 - 21:00 UK time)
Finally he got banned. But unfortunately he can always create a new account and continue his journey. So, be vigilant!
Edit 8: (08/03/2013 - 20:45 UK time)
There is another scammer impersonating me and other trusted traders. He has created more than one fake account.
1) Steam profile SteamRep
2) Steam profile SteamRep
Edit 9: (20/03/2013) - 22:00 UK time)
As of tomorrow I'll be away from my PC for 10 days (until 01/04/2013) and wont be able to bump this thread, so I'm asking you to help me and bump this post so people will be warned. Thank you!
Edit 10: (02/04/2013) - 11:UK time)
Thank you guys for bumping this thread! :)
Well, you should report him to SRep and let him burn.
thanks for your help.
Reserved for bumps. God I hate that guy...
Bump, people need to know this!
WAAAY too bumpy.
This bumpy road needs a repaving...
thx for the warning dude :)
this clown just tried to scam me as CyberMarco
its the same guy pretending to be Dunther
Its not Dunther. He impersonated Dunther, me and other people.
Don't think so lol
Many people has been scammed by my impersonator, hope to convince all of them that he wasn't me.
oh I see, sorry dunther.
np, at least you didn't gave me a negative rep :)
yes, this is the same asshole, who impersonated me
Son of bitch... He is fuckin' everyone of u guys with good reps(and the people they scam obviously). Shit... hope that fucker burn in the community.
wow nice, you say other people that you aren't the scammer, why do YOU scammed me ?
EDIT: Sorry my fault, was angry about losing my games, why are ther some asholes that have no penis ? I hate that guy, who impersonated you, sorry for that mysterius, oh yeah, you realy should trade only against steam gifts... and i'm so stupid, damn, i want my games back
actually I'm not the one who scammed you...
Yep, had this scammer add me. When I said he had a pretty new and empty account, he said "yep i'm a trader" and was gone instantly.
He's on right now, so watch out!
Blocked the scammer. Thanks for the warning.
I've been impersonated as well (hence my 1 negative rep, haha) - not much you can do.
Thanks for your help! :)
i blocked him either ahah :D
He just tried to scam me!
Never tell your password to anyone.
CyberMarco: hello joao
Joao Marques: hey there, what's up?
CyberMarco: i would like to trade Sengoku for victoria 2 and king arthur2
Joao Marques: are you willing to go first?
CyberMarco: i have many reps, trustable trader
Joao Marques: yes you are, but you may still be an impersonator
CyberMarco: go cry pls
CyberMarco is now Offline.
that was a close one ^^ http://img818.imageshack.us/img818/6273/45371640.png
thanks for the thread mate
Thanks for you help mate, really appreciated! :)
OMG SUBTRANCE!!!HE SCAMMED ME!!!!HE IMPERSONATED EITHER OTHER GUYS!!FREE BUMP
reported to steamrep
Just got added by him, blocked him immediately thanks for the warning :)
He also tried to offer me a paypal deal before i even saw this thread. Seeing his profile however convinced me right away he was a scammer before we even had the chance to discuss trading.(No games, just joined, no profile info etc etc)
When i called him out on it he told me
"I got many free games this way, You jelly?"
Luckily I never closed the chat window with the guy. Here's more proof for your case.
Wasn't taking precautions during an indie key trade and got scammed by this impersonator.
I love scammers. I led him on for around 10 minutes: http://i.imgur.com/g3CKpyX.png
He just tried to scam me, but I looked from your rep page to see if it was the same Steam profile and it wasn't. I then declined the offer and reported him to Steam, but I'm sure he'll just make more Steam accounts.
just scammed me wasn't thinking people could have the same name
In Steam, it's pretty common for people to use the same name.
He almost scammed me today. I was lucky because 1- I don't trust in the humanity LoL 2- I read a lot of comments in your page CyberMarco, about people telling exactly that (there's a guy trying to steal with your credentials.) And I just saw it, because your only negative reputation CyberMarco. (A guy put a negative rep in your profile just for the people read about the scammer who is using your credentials, so don't blame him for -rep you alright :D, his "plan" rly works.) Anyway thanks for the warning, I've got your back, brotha.
Yeah, thanks for your help. I already know about that -rep. I told him he did right about leaving it.
had allready blocked him
He tried to scam me.
his way of scamming below.
I can show screen shot as well if needed.
23:06 - CyberMarco: hello purio
23:06 - PURIO: hi Marco
23:06 - CyberMarco: i would like to trade Spore for sims medieval
23:06 - PURIO: sounds good
23:06 - CyberMarco: spore is key
23:07 - CyberMarco: steamtrade:http://www.steamtrades.com/user/CyberMarco
23:07 - CyberMarco: i have many reps, trustable trader
23:08 - CyberMarco: would you like to send Sims Medieval as gift to me first?
23:08 - PURIO: haha you are different guy from that link's guy
CyberMarco is now Offline.
Ha! Nice one, brotha. I told him exactly that. He tried to scam me, I don't know... maybe 2 hours ago I think. I'm not a retard, you're full of shit. You ain't this guy.
You told that scammer what I want to tell.
Damn that idiot. He is screwing all my rep! :/
cheer up, mate!
Yeah he is right, cheer up pal. At least, with this thread here. You're earning the trust of everyone here, including mine :) U just need to figure a way to "sticky" this thread. So everyone will read it and burn that fucker ¬¬'
Yeah, I've been dealing with this moron from yesterday all day. Maybe SteamTrades should make a sticky post regarding scammers like this one. Thank you all for your support! :)
He have contacted me today. Wanted to scam me
But... you give him hell, right?
I haven't trade with him cuz he insisted much
how much money he has already scammend ?, i hate this guy
Some users told me that he got away with copies of Rocksmith, Alan Wake Collention, Hitman Absolution and other big games... What a douche!
as long as steam lets them keep the goods this will continue. they are none paying users. how can they fuck paying customers and valve just not give a damn.
What i remember so far is, skyrim, arma x, sims 3, csgo, some small games
He just added me trying to get my Orcs Must Die GOTY copy, I told him about this thread and he went offline.
Yeap nice doing, pal. Haha
should have wasted his time deciding then come up with a skyrim key or fc3 key you just "happen" to have, then after a bit post a fake key, then continue to wast more of his time figuring out why it didn't work. the longer you play with him the less time he has to scam others ;)
people from the UK should start a digital right class action suet against valve.
ohhhh!.I received a friend request from him 2 days ago and did not do anything about it since i'm busy playing my games and from those 2 days till now, I notice his profile pic and name to be changing also his profile is private. After seeing this thread,i blocked him!. Lucky i did not get scammed thanks to this thread!:D
he have contacted me again
He is so cute, next time I am gonna troll him so hard.
Here is my conversation with him : https://twitter.com/KarloDovah/status/300908365238915072/photo/1
This guy looks so happy about stealing stuff from other people, keep these scammers threads up to keep people informed.
SCAMMER, BE CAREFUL ------ http://steamcommunity.com/id/boomer69
SCAMMER, BE CAREFUL ------ http://steamcommunity.com/profiles/76561198071984376/
SCAMMER, BE CAREFUL ------ http://steamcommunity.com/profiles/76561198079983211/
That guy will never come to my steam blocked him already.
Really stupid to hear that some people lost like Skyrim, Hitman Absolution because of this scammer.
Anyway I support all of u guys who got scammed, or impersonated by him.
Hope he gets banned soon, and let all the people that are the victim have their stuff back :)
Never tell your password to anyone.
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
21:52 - CyberMarco: hello den1s
21:52 - Den1s: Hello
21:53 - CyberMarco: i would like to trade my Sleeping dogs for max payne 3
21:53 - Den1s: good enough for me
21:53 - CyberMarco: its key
21:54 - CyberMarco: steamtrade:http://www.steamtrades.com/user/CyberMarco
21:54 - CyberMarco: i have many reps, trustable trader
21:54 - Den1s: sorry dude, if you had a gift I would trade. But since ive already read that your a scammer
21:54 - Den1s: Keys don't work for me :/
CyberMarco is now Offline.
Nice doing mate!
CyberMarco: hello helllord
CyberMarco: i would like to trade my CounterStrike GO to you
HellLord: for what?
HellLord: Nexuiz and Rome total war?
CyberMarco: are they gifts?
CyberMarco: Counterstrike GO is key
CyberMarco: i have many reps, trustable trader
CyberMarco: would you like to send Nexuiz and Rome total war as gifts to me first?
HellLord: and how come you are an imitiator then?
HellLord: and you are even a bad one...
my little conversation with him happened 5 days ago :P
Just lost Don't Starve to this guy, damn =/
sorry to hear that :/
Looks like he is finally banned.
Let's hope he wont create a new account.
It's hard to get a scammer banned...
he'll be back in a month =(
He will just use another account to do it again. Just watch...
BUMP BUMP BUMPITY BUMP BUMP!! XD
well done bu(mp)ddy :D
possible scammer! he has got a many scammer friend in her friendlist.. http://www.steamtrades.com/user/werewolf2010
what the heck are you talking about?
He offered same games with another scammer who scammed me! And that games had not in her inventory like the scammer who scammed me, and he denied the first move for trading ( her trade profile 0 / 0 when we are talked about), yeah he is a possible scammer. And i am not only one who talks like that, look her trade reps :) (http://i.imgur.com/vvEACfh.png)
A possible scammer?
Calling people out who haven't actually done anything yet won't get you any friends here. Or anywhere for that matter.
Possible scammer? Just because he has maybe some scammer in his friendlist won't say us he IS a scammer. If you don't have any proofs leave the people alone. What are you? A little girl who lost his doll? Grow up!
i am just warn people, choice is yours! Trust or don't trust..
Jesus christ I got a hernia from all this melodrama.
Idiots who don't profile check their trade partners deserve to get scammed.
And why do I have to suffer from their ignorance by getting negative rep and wasting my time creating threads to warn them?
His trade Status is Banned so don't worry... omfg it's just a game...
It's not, though...once you get even a few bad reps, you're pretty much screwed.
You cannot have more than tw.. Oh, nevermind. Free bump! xD
Reserved for bumps!
They seem to be on the hunt again unfortunately and I was the start of this new rampage. I have reported them to Steam Support and reported the violation. They are changing their name after each successful scam this time though. I managed to get the Url They used your name again but they have changed it so many times that you can no longer see it. I have the amazon receipt for the key I lost. Can Steam Support remove the key with this information?
Sorry to hear you were a victim. I don't know if Valve can do anything more than just making his trade status banned. You can always try to contact them and give all your evidence, if you have a screen-shot of the chat log even better. Good luck!
It's alright and you have nothing to be sorry for. I made a mistake and learned a lesson. I made a copy of the chat log before they took me off their friends list and sent it along with my report. Hopefully something more drastic is done to them. Surely they can ban the IP or something similar to that. I know they could just mess with the IP but at least they would have to use a bit more effort.
Just chatted with a person who turned out to be a scammer on steamrep....
I understand ur hate and share it :)
Bump for you.
Thanks for your help, I was gonna close this thread in a couple of days. Good lord I didn't. As it seems I'm gonna bump this post till the end of times...
Never close this thread as it reminds people to be careful :)
yep - the best anti-scammer thread I ever seen. Keep bumping mates
(FREE BUMP) supporting you
once again , im so tired of valves policies, they punish the innocent and let the guilty pretty much roam free, and their so called mods on spuf are total idiots and assholes to boot. we as honest paying innocent people need to finally stand up and tell valve we arent gonna take it anymore. they claim they cant handle the load on steam support , so thier answer is to make us suffer for that as well. not expand thier support staff. as long as us as paying customers sit back and just say oh well, valve and thier staff will continue as it is now, and probably6 get worse as time goes as it has been for the past year. sorry for the rant but i had to get it out somewhere , and cant so it on steam forums cause they dont believe in freedon of speech there.
Yeah, I know that feeling, Steam support doesn't have a call center or call support, not even live chat! Nice customer service... And regarding Steam forums,one false move and BAM banned!
I know Steam support isn't that helpfull, but Steam states to not trade outside trading window actually. As of course they have no control over it. In fact, if I were to give you a key from a retail disc I have laying around, I might end up claiming your account, claiming it was taken over by others. Of course Steam support will look into whether that's plausible or not (no recent change in password, no change in mail address, still the same IP=no takeover). But it should be noted that Steam will not support trading keys, with good reasons actually.
Although they could me a bit more user friendly from time to time, I have to admit that.
I came across that guy.
Glad to see he was banned.
Bump me im Famous^^
Same rep - same problems. So I bump your post as I also hate those impersonating bastards
If anyone tries to scam me, I would probably troll him somehow. (bump)