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Koolgfx says

Hello guys,

about 2 weeks ago, I received this email from Envato:

Hello Era89,

We have received notification from our Payment Provider regarding the below fraudulent transaction link to your referral earning. Therefore a total of $96.00 referral earning from the below transaction/s has been deducted from your account.

Deposit of $100.00 (referral cut of $30.00) by [Name removed] (disabled for “Paypal Fraud “) on 2012-02-08 18:51:07 +1100

Deposit of $100.00 (referral cut of $30.00) by [Name removed] (disabled for “Paypal Fraud “) on 2012-03-01 09:51:46 +1100

Deposit of $10.00 (referral cut of $3.00) by [Name removed] (disabled for “Paypal Fraud “) on 2012-03-02 04:47:32 +1100

Deposit of $100.00 (referral cut of $30.00) by [Name removed] (disabled for “Paypal Fraud “) on 2012-03-02 21:43:45 +110

Regards Accounts

I just wonder, how these things can happen? It happened to someone else?

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CursiveQ says

It happened to me too. Only it was for $5. That sucks yours was so much.

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quickandeasy Moderator says

Wow man, that really sucks!

I hope you can understand, but I had to edit your post to remove the usernames mentioned.

I can see why the money is deducted though, if someone has hacked a paypal account then some poor guy is sat there having his money put in your pocket, I guess it’s crap to see the money go, but good karma for you, right?

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Giallo says

Yeah a real pity, I was sorry when I heard that! It could happen to me and I even didn’t think about that chance… Thanks for posting it here as “hey that happened ” ;)

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nexion says

Maybe some guy downloaded items for 100$, reported a hacked paypal account and got the items and his money back. What really fascinates me is that you got 3 of those with 100$ deposits, another good reason for referral tracking.

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EliIsakov says

Sucks to hear, it is what it is though…lots of hacked paypal accounts going around these days.

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matu says

Man was said above that sucks but you must have thought that something was strange with such huge deposits?

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ShermanJackson says

How do we prevent a hacked PayPal a/c? I use PayPal and I am concerned.

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Koolgfx says

Man was said above that sucks but you must have thought that something was strange with such huge deposits?

Effectively, it seemed very strange to me receive for 3 times 30$ of referral earnings in a few days, is not something that happens often. Precisely for this reason I am not angry.

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matu says


Man was said above that sucks but you must have thought that something was strange with such huge deposits?
Effectively, it seemed very strange to me receive for 3 times 30$ of referral earnings in a few days, is not something that happens often. Precisely for this reason I am not angry.

Nice one

anyway it was a good dream while it lasted hey ;)

but hey if you do start getting them on a regular basis please let me know your secret LOL

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