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March 24, 2013, 07:20:19 AM
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DownloadDir is a (pretty dumb) scammer.

Sold BTC for paypal to myself and at least 2 others in this thread https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=156924.0

BTC never arrived at 1st he claimed it was because he/she/it sent them from Silkroad (and provided these screenshots http://gyazo.com/c158d3965b94b26e6adbf3a3f6f1fe51 & http://gyazo.com/d8928a8b54873a42aa020f83c853817c ) and it takes longer. He then vanished from communication. Its now over twelve hours since he claims to have sent.
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March 24, 2013, 10:13:09 AM
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Bought 0.5 BTC as well from this guy, pretty stupid considering him Paypal email is LillyxBabe@gmail

now the only thing left is to hope Paypal will help and get my money back.
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March 24, 2013, 02:14:42 PM
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Bought 0.5 BTC as well from this guy, pretty stupid considering him Paypal email is LillyxBabe@gmail

now the only thing left is to hope Paypal will help and get my money back.

Paypal won't help you.  They might actually freeze your account since Bitcoin is against their TOS.

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March 24, 2013, 02:52:23 PM
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Lesson learned: never the GayPal again.

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March 24, 2013, 06:45:00 PM
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It is online right now trying to scam what he thinks is another user.

http://i1249.photobucket.com/albums/hh504/wr6133/scammer_zps03b7203f.jpg
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March 24, 2013, 09:53:48 PM
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Bought 0.5 BTC as well from this guy, pretty stupid considering him Paypal email is LillyxBabe@gmail

now the only thing left is to hope Paypal will help and get my money back.

Paypal won't help you.  They might actually freeze your account since Bitcoin is against their TOS.


I wrote that I bought a software from him, he said it was bitcions. I'm a verified account, he's not, I hope PP will believe me, what the chances of that happening?
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March 24, 2013, 10:35:03 PM
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I wrote that I bought a software from him, he said it was bitcions. I'm a verified account, he's not, I hope PP will believe me, what the chances of that happening?

It happened before with verified vs. unverified accounts.
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March 24, 2013, 11:43:18 PM
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FYI this screenshot is 100% fake. http://gyazo.com/d8928a8b54873a42aa020f83c853817c . Notice how the balance on the withdrawal line says 7.23 btc, but the account balance at the top says 0.03? He probably couldn't figure out the font used to overwrite that in phoitoshop.

Sorry to see you guys get burned, but do some due diligence next time, or ask around in #bitcoin-otc, and we will put you on the right path.

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March 25, 2013, 04:27:20 AM
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Paypal refunded me so an inconvienient rather than expensive lesson luckily
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March 25, 2013, 08:35:09 AM
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I've actually won paypal disputes where the buyer claimed unauthorized payment. Just had to call paypal and provide communication logs.
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March 25, 2013, 09:40:30 AM
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I wrote that I bought a software from him, he said it was bitcions. I'm a verified account, he's not, I hope PP will believe me, what the chances of that happening?

It happened before with verified vs. unverified accounts.


and what the end result was?
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