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Jblazer
07-10-2012, 11:31 PM
Definition of scam (n)
Bing Dictionary
scam[ skam ]
dishonest scheme: a scheme for making money by dishonest means
trick somebody: to obtain money or other goods from somebody by dishonest means


What are some types of common scams?


1. " I can double your money/or item with my star legends hack"
This is a scam that has been commonly used in almost all MMO's. Keep in mind that for the most part, STS games are solid and most likely will not be hacked.


2. "If you give me your account info I can buy you some platinum :)"
Honestly, I dunno how you could fall for this one...sorry.


3. Fake Accounts.
A lot of people try to do this. Obvious signs of a fake are low levels, and noob gear. If they claim to be someone they are not, atleast ask them to log on to who they claim their "main" is.

4. Guild Scamming.
This applies to those of you who start up a guild and do not have the platinum to buy the tier you want. So you decide you will pay 100k or so for someone to upgrade for you. Now honestly, this isn't a VERY common scam. Only because there is hardly any profit if not none from the scammer.

5. Borrowing Items.
I personally have let friends borrow some weapons such as the napalm. I don't suggest doing this unless you know the person irl. It is a common scam and easy to avoid.



There probably are more types of scams that are happening at this time, as SL is being highly populated with scammers. I will glady update this thread whenever I see somebody doing a scam technique not listed above. Have a good day and remember to be careful :)


Wow lol. I failed on this thread. I forgot all about account trading!

6. Account Buying/Trading
Nowadays you will not go through Blackstar without seeing somebody trying to buy or sell an account.
Most people buy accounts to get the exclusive vanities they cannot get anymore. Stay away from these
types of trades. Trust me, I know the temptation, but try to stay away from it. It will commonly result in scam. And most of you already know that.

Jblazer
07-11-2012, 01:59 AM
I'll be making another in a couple days.:)
@Aaroniero thanks for giving me a thanks!Good to know you appreciate it.

undertheradar
07-11-2012, 02:11 AM
This stuff "should" be common sense to the normal player. But even so, good job.

Mitchturbo
07-11-2012, 02:29 AM
Good job JBlazer :-) But I recommend you take the two scammers names of your guide, to follow procedure of the don't name and shame lol

But I'm glad you made this guide, as it will hopefully help those players who are likely to fall for these scams.

Good Job :-)

HunterSLAYER
07-11-2012, 04:17 AM
He guys!I decided to make a guide on how to avoid scam attempts.As you may know the only way you get scammed is if you fall for there plan.Here are some scams that I've heard and seen myself.(I have not feel for any of them though)


1.If you see someone say they can double you're money,just ignore them or report.
2.If someone offers to buy you platinum they are going to attempt to get you're account.
3.If someone random that is not you're VERY GOOD friend,and asks to borrow something and they will pay you back,it is most likely a scam.
Just overall if anyone needs you're account info to do something for you it is a scam.
Don't fall for these scams.These are just the most common scam attempts.There may be more but if they are similar to these it is just a scam.

Scams are never a good experience.I'm happy for those who read this,I hope it has helped.I will be doing more mini guides in the future.STS is a great community,but there's always the people who want what they want when they want!This thread is to prevent these scams.

Let's get these people to learn there lesson.Most of us know that earning money,and leveling up isn't always easy.But scamming with not get you anywhere.It will get you hated and banned.When you think about it you know that you may have got what you wanted,but it ended up bad in you're direction.

Here are the names of two scammers you may see,Dezzyt and Sevo.If you see this people attempting any of these I have said make sure you get these people reported.Together we can stop a huge amount of scams.

Thanks for reading everyone!

Hopefully this benefited you.

~Jblazer~

@Samhayne-Can this thread get transferred to the Player Guides section?Thanks,I wasn't able to make this thread there.

Hope it helped guys!See you guys around!

Good guide!
But op can you plz remove the scammers' names to prevent flaming?
Thanks.

Sent from my LT26a using Xparent Cyan Tapatalk 2

*Zero*
07-11-2012, 05:52 AM
Nice job on taking the time to do this.
But alot is common sense like above posted. Sometimes players just dont pay attention and lose it.

Zaonabiuibil
07-11-2012, 07:00 AM
He guys!I decided to make a guide on how to avoid scam attempts.As you may know the only way you get scammed is if you fall for there plan.Here are some scams that I've heard and seen myself.(I have not feel for any of them though)


1.If you see someone say they can double you're money,just ignore them or report.
2.If someone offers to buy you platinum they are going to attempt to get you're account.
3.If someone random that is not you're VERY GOOD friend,and asks to borrow something and they will pay you back,it is most likely a scam.
Just overall if anyone needs you're account info to do something for you it is a scam.
Don't fall for these scams.These are just the most common scam attempts.There may be more but if they are similar to these it is just a scam.

Scams are never a good experience.I'm happy for those who read this,I hope it has helped.I will be doing more mini guides in the future.STS is a great community,but there's always the people who want what they want when they want!This thread is to prevent these scams.

Let's get these people to learn there lesson.Most of us know that earning money,and leveling up isn't always easy.But scamming with not get you anywhere.It will get you hated and banned.When you think about it you know that you may have got what you wanted,but it ended up bad in you're direction.

Here are the names of two scammers you may see,Dezzyt and Sevo.If you see this people attempting any of these I have said make sure you get these people reported.Together we can stop a huge amount of scams.

Thanks for reading everyone!

Hopefully this benefited you.

~Jblazer~

@Samhayne-Can this thread get transferred to the Player Guides section?Thanks,I wasn't able to make this thread there.

Hope it helped guys!See you guys around!

Please don't list names as said above. Only leads to flaming. Otherwise looks pretty good so far. Are you gonna keep updating this as you learn more different types of scams?

Mitchturbo
07-11-2012, 07:17 AM
I hope he does, its a good guide. Unfortunately only 60% of SL population go on the forums. So its still a major problem.

Jblazer
07-11-2012, 11:49 AM
Please don't list names as said above. Only leads to flaming. Otherwise looks pretty good so far. Are you gonna keep updating this as you learn more different types of scams?

I'll take off the names,sorry about that.And guys it is my first guide please don't take it hard on me.My next guides will be better.This is my first one.

HunterSLAYER
07-11-2012, 11:56 AM
I'll take off the names,sorry about that.And guys it is my first guide please don't take it hard on me.My next guides will be better.This is my first one.

Nevertheless, keep up the good work!

Sent from my LT26a using Xparent Cyan Tapatalk 2

iAmPain
07-11-2012, 11:58 AM
I'll take off the names,sorry about that.And guys it is my first guide please don't take it hard on me.My next guides will be better.This is my first one.

read ToS bro, im sure it will help ya in your furter "mini" guides :)

Jblazer
07-11-2012, 12:02 PM
Read it like 10 times lol.I'll re-read it again.

Shaocalur
07-11-2012, 12:07 PM
If you PM SamHayne the link to this thread, you can just ask him and he'll move it to the guide section within 1-3 days.

Also nice guide bro. :cool:

Jblazer
07-11-2012, 12:10 PM
If you PM SamHayne the link to this thread, you can just ask him and he'll move it to the guide section within 1-3 days.

Also nice guide bro. :cool:

Awesome,will do.Thanks bro!

And i'll make another guide I guess once I feel like the people who should read it have.

Like Zero said,Sometime players just don't pay attention and lose it.I guess this more of a "wake up call".Sometimes we may think we can outsmart them.But it's best we avoid them.

Kanozaki
07-11-2012, 05:01 PM
He guys!I decided to make a guide on how to avoid scam attempts.As you may know the only way you get scammed is if you fall for there plan.Here are some scams that I've heard and seen myself.(I have not feel for any of them though)


1.If you see someone say they can double you're money,just ignore them or report.
2.If someone offers to buy you platinum they are going to attempt to get you're account.
3.If someone random that is not you're VERY GOOD friend,and asks to borrow something and they will pay you back,it is most likely a scam.
Just overall if anyone needs you're account info to do something for you it is a scam.
Don't fall for these scams.These are just the most common scam attempts.There may be more but if they are similar to these it is just a scam.

Scams are never a good experience.I'm happy for those who read this,I hope it has helped.I will be doing more mini guides in the future.STS is a great community,but there's always the people who want what they want when they want!This thread is to prevent these scams.

Let's get these people to learn there lesson.Most of us know that earning money,and leveling up isn't always easy.But scamming with not get you anywhere.It will get you hated and banned.When you think about it you know that you may have got what you wanted,but it ended up bad in you're direction.

Here are the names of two scammers you may see,Dezzyt and Sevo.If you see this people attempting any of these I have said make sure you get these people reported.Together we can stop a huge amount of scams.

Thanks for reading everyone!

Hopefully this benefited you.

~Jblazer~

@Samhayne-Can this thread get transferred to the Player Guides section?Thanks,I wasn't able to make this thread there.

Hope it helped guys!See you guys around!

Or you could sum up the entire guide by saying one line. Anyone offering to do something against the ToS is a Scam nevertheless beside the grammar and minor technicalities good job.

Jblazer
07-11-2012, 05:02 PM
Or you could sum up the entire guide by saying one line. Anyone offering to do something against the ToS is a Scam nevertheless good job.

Lol,nah i'm good.

Sorry about the guide.I know it didn't benefit many of you.I promise my next guides will have more information,and I will take more time on it to make sure it can help you guys.Sorry about that.

Hgutrin
07-18-2012, 03:38 PM
Nice guide :)

Doframingo
06-22-2014, 07:25 PM
Thanks for guide, now its hard to me get scammed.

Jblazer
07-05-2014, 01:16 AM
Updated guide and cleaned it up a bit :)

Xxnavysealxx
07-14-2014, 02:57 PM
I know a scamming technique I have seen around sl, they pretend to be not scammers so like you give them a mecha and say to them give it to my alt then u come on ur alt and they give it to u next time u give them an xray of something of a higher value and they scam you

Jblazer
07-14-2014, 07:41 PM
I know a scamming technique I have seen around sl, they pretend to be not scammers so like you give them a mecha and say to them give it to my alt then u come on ur alt and they give it to u next time u give them an xray of something of a higher value and they scam you

Why would you trust a random in the first place though?

Zodiarck
07-15-2014, 01:26 PM
I don't trust anyone lol that works for me xD only 2 people that have the privilege to borrow items like naps from me then there's some that I've even gone out of my way to make money for them lol

Jblazer
07-15-2014, 04:26 PM
I don't trust anyone lol that works for me xD only 2 people that have the privilege to borrow items like naps from me then there's some that I've even gone out of my way to make money for them lol

;-;

Jblazer
09-08-2014, 11:10 PM
Hello all! Just wanted to clear up that the name Jblazah is not in my possession! If you him just know it is not me.

CAK Vader
09-09-2014, 11:03 AM
I don't trust anyone lol that works for me xD only 2 people that have the privilege to borrow items like naps from me then there's some that I've even gone out of my way to make money for them lol

Make that 3 bff

Jblazer
09-16-2014, 12:48 AM
Make that 3 bff
Honk honk

Dragonsalt
09-16-2014, 04:58 PM
Blazah the dictionary makers most likely have a copyright on that book and everything in it. I don't know much but I think that they can sue you for stealing information without giving credit. Just a heads up! Keep em going :D

Conquered
09-17-2014, 06:54 AM
Tried to borrow napalm from other players, i say its a good job that they wont let me borrow there napalm. They pass the test and im proud. :D

CAK Vader
09-17-2014, 09:23 AM
Tried to borrow napalm from other players, i say its a good job that they wont let me borrow there napalm. They pass the test and im proud. :D

LOL xD

Burninglamp
09-17-2014, 03:29 PM
Lol

Jblazer
09-17-2014, 08:28 PM
Lol
Wb lamp :D

Doframingo
09-18-2014, 05:38 AM
JB the avoiding list new updated, there are some new forms of being scammed:).

CAK Vader
09-18-2014, 01:00 PM
JB the avoiding list new updated, there are some new forms of being scammed:).

Yep, and those scams are, the scam that they'll tell you where they live so you can rob them, but then! They don't tell you smh

Burninglamp
09-18-2014, 02:09 PM
And scam where they say if u don't give them item, they will hack you and take ALL your items!

CAK Vader
09-19-2014, 01:03 PM
And scam where they say if u don't give them item, they will hack you and take ALL your items!
Speaking of...I logged into 2 accounts I had no idea existed trying to log into mine today...lol... Didn't know my mistypes could bring such...inapropriately named characters o.o

Burninglamp
09-19-2014, 02:10 PM
Speaking of...I logged into 2 accounts I had no idea existed trying to log into mine today...lol... Didn't know my mistypes could bring such...inapropriately named characters o.o

@-@

jaythebestjr
09-19-2014, 07:44 PM
"Sts games are solid" lelelel?? It's hard not impossible :3 because SL server based. Programs such as ... Cheat engine is a memory editor which only changes the memory on your computer, not the server. Lel this is why once you reload, the server still exists with your original money. You would have to hack the server which is really hard, because they are mostly run manually :3...

Xxnavysealxx
09-20-2014, 02:18 PM
"Sts games are solid" lelelel?? It's hard not impossible :3 because SL server based. Programs such as ... Cheat engine is a memory editor which only changes the memory on your computer, not the server. Lel this is why once you reload, the server still exists with your original money. You would have to hack the server which is really hard, because they are mostly run manually :3...

Ya guys won't believe what jay did before he told me he could hack credits but he can't load them Into the server to share with us D: I cried but u guys gotta praise him he's a good hacker BINDI BINDI BINDI

Conquered
09-20-2014, 04:43 PM
Ya guys won't believe what jay did before he told me he could hack credits but he can't load them Into the server to share with us D: I cried but u guys gotta praise him he's a good hacker BINDI BINDI BINDI

u dreaming? XD

Jblazer
09-21-2014, 10:05 PM
Ya guys won't believe what jay did before he told me he could hack credits but he can't load them Into the server to share with us D: I cried but u guys gotta praise him he's a good hacker BINDI BINDI BINDI

Jay am hacxor

CAK Vader
09-21-2014, 11:54 PM
Jay am hacxor

Yush

Jblazer
09-26-2014, 09:11 PM
Yush

lol go tu skool nub can't even spell yeus right :/

CAK Vader
09-27-2014, 03:58 PM
lol go tu skool nub can't even spell yeus right :/

huhuhu nu yu gu tu skewl rite nao nub ore ie keel chu!

Xxnavysealxx
09-27-2014, 11:11 PM
u dreaming? XD

Now that I think about it... Lmao xD

Jblazer
09-28-2014, 02:50 AM
huhuhu nu yu gu tu skewl rite nao nub ore ie keel chu!

dud u dun even gawt edumucaton ked go hoem

Xxnavysealxx
10-02-2014, 01:36 PM
dud u dun even gawt edumucaton ked go hoem

dude you do not even got educaton kid go home!

Jblazer
10-05-2014, 11:57 PM
K :/

Carcinogen
10-09-2014, 07:54 PM
go home and learn what? learn how to spell by yo momma?! lmao
Sry ._. ....

xFakerzed
12-19-2014, 08:40 PM
Lol well.. Why isn't STS doing anything to get my scammed account back from ( imbossy ) even after numinous reports, they haven't done a thing. Not that I know of.

CAK Vader
12-19-2014, 09:57 PM
Lol well.. Why isn't STS doing anything to get my scammed account back from ( imbossy ) even after numinous reports, they haven't done a thing. Not that I know of.
Because selling accounts is against the rules to start with.

Enduvial
12-21-2014, 10:15 PM
I'm so fascinated by scam artists and there amazing techniques

Burninglamp
12-22-2014, 03:33 PM
Because selling accounts is against the rules to start with.

Sts doesn't even enforce the rule of selling acc

Eviction
02-25-2015, 01:17 AM
This stuff "should" be common sense to the normal player. But even so, good job.

I agee. Excellent work.

Jblazer
04-06-2015, 10:35 PM
I agee. Excellent work.

Thanks :D