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Reddit Steam scammer reporting guide

By: SiPlus on Nov 18th, 2011  |  syntax: None  |  size: 1.52 KB  |  views: 600  |  expires: Never
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  1. If you were scammed on Steam through trading system, do the following steps:
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  3. 1. Open scammer's profile. Look at URL of scammer's page (if you don't see it, tick View > Settings > Interface > Display Steam URL address bar when available). If you see that the scammer uses custom URL (like http://steamcommunity.com/id/SiPlus), follow the following steps because the scammer may change the custom URL. If you see that the scammer doesn't (the URL looks like http://steamcommunity.com/profiles/76561197989290717), save the page's URL and proceed to step 2.
  4. 1.1. Press right mouse button > Copy Page URL.
  5. 1.2. Paste the copied URL to your browser and add ?xml=1 to it.
  6. 1.3. Find steamID64 tag.
  7. 1.4. Save this link: http://steamcommunity.com/profiles/INSERT_STEAMID64_TAG_VALUE_HERE. Replace INSERT_STEAMID64_TAG_VALUE_HERE with steamID64 tag value.
  8. 2. Report the scammer to Steam support the way shown below.
  9. 2.1. Go to https://support.steampowered.com/.
  10. 2.2. Create account here if you don't have one (it is independent from Steam account).
  11. 2.3. Login here.
  12. 2.4. Press "GAME" or "STEAM".
  13. 2.5. Press Contact Support on the right sidebar.
  14. 2.6. Fill a report. Set category to "Steam Trading/In-Game Items > Stolen/Hijacked Items". Don't forget to include /profiles/ link to the scammer's page as described in step 1.
  15. 3. Report the scammer on http://www.reddit.com/r/badkarma as described on the right sidebar. Don't forget to include scammer's Reddit name and a link to scammer's Steam profile.
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  17. The scammer's account will most likely be disabled.