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Norah

So, a couple of days back I purchased a Scorching Flames Duck Billed Hatypus, when I added the seller about a week ago they were unmarked, had decent trust, so I figured they seemed to be a decent bloke.

 

https://backpack.tf/item/7329941877

https://backpack.tf/u/76561197964134741

 

Not too long after I purchased the hat, they were marked as a scammer via SteamRep. Looking at the report on the site, I do recall them saying a similar PayPal shpiel to me, but as I never trade cash, it never went further than their approach. Could I face a site suspension for this, or am I good?

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johnny696996699

You should be fine I would think. Can’t really blame you if you didn’t know since he has 2k+ hours on TF2 and thousands of trades made

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Gudi

Had the same thing happen to me last year, i did get banned for it but i guess we'll see if you'll be hit by the hammer aswell

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Teeny Tiny Cat
59 minutes ago, Gudi said:

Had the same thing happen to me last year, i did get banned for it but i guess we'll see if you'll be hit by the hammer aswell

 

The same thing did not happen to you. You traded an obvious scammer alt. He traded a regular account who went on to scam people. There is a difference.

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ᴾᴾᴹ Shuffle Spy 7309
2 hours ago, BING0BONG0 said:

So, a couple of days back I purchased a Scorching Flames Duck Billed Hatypus, when I added the seller about a week ago they were unmarked, had decent trust, so I figured they seemed to be a decent bloke.

 

https://backpack.tf/item/7329941877

https://backpack.tf/u/76561197964134741

 

Not too long after I purchased the hat, they were marked as a scammer via SteamRep. Looking at the report on the site, I do recall them saying a similar PayPal shpiel to me, but as I never trade cash, it never went further than their approach. Could I face a site suspension for this, or am I good?

What do you mean by "them saying a similar PayPal shpiel?" Normally that'd be a red flag in today's trading scene.

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Norah
15 minutes ago, ᴾᴾᴹ Shuffle Spy 7309 said:

What do you mean by "them saying a similar PayPal shpiel?" Normally that'd be a red flag in today's trading scene.

To try and be a bit more cohesive, since they saw I was selling my Mining Light on MP at the time, they offered to quickbuy it with PayPal cash, but I declined, since I don't like making cash trades. They came back to me a couple days later willing to trade their Hatypus + some adds on my end for it. Their PayPal offer was after I approached them about the Hatypus. Truth be told I should have really seen it as a red flag as you say, but this isn't the first time I've heard the, "I like the Y you're offering on my X, but I'm not willing to trade X for Y", kind of thing from genuine traders.

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Window

You should be fine, the same thing has happened to me twice.

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