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post #1 of 34
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Just a heads up to everyone on the OCN Steam group. Somebody's going around messaging the members the following:

DO NOT CLICK ON OR GO TO THE LINK - I REMOVED ONE OF THE W's ON PURPOSE

Messaged to be by "Admin Community Steam":

Quote:
Offer Free Games On Your Steam Account For 1 Month Here ===> http://ww.store-powered.com.nu/
- Note : You Must Have 1 Game On Your Steam Account !
DO NOT CLICK ON OR GO TO THE LINK - I REMOVED ONE OF THE W's ON PURPOSE

Given .nu refers to a tiny Micronesian island with a population of roughly 2,000 people you can safely assume it's not legit.

I'm sure most of us are too skeptical to click the link but just wanted to let those of us who are click-happy and believe the Internet always offers such wonderful things(suckers) that they should not click this link. Also if you do get such a message report the person immediately.
Edited by Lampen - 6/5/11 at 5:29am
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post #2 of 34
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Originally Posted by Lampen View Post
Just a heads up to everyone on the OCN Steam group. Somebody's going around messaging the members the following:

DO NOT CLICK ON OR GO TO THE LINK - I REMOVED ONE OF THE W's ON PURPOSE[/B][/CENTER]

Admin Community Steam
Offer Free Games On Your Steam Account For 1 Month Here ===> http://ww.store-powered.com.nu/
- Note : You Must Have 1 Game On Your Steam Account !


DO NOT CLICK ON OR GO TO THE LINK - I REMOVED ONE OF THE W's ON PURPOSE[/B][/CENTER]

Given .nu refers to a tiny Micronesian island with a population of roughly 2,000 people you can safely assume it's not legit.

I'm sure most of us are too skeptical to click the link but just wanted to let those of us who are click-happy and believe the Internet always offers such wonderful things(suckers) that they should not click this link. Also if you do get such a message report the person immediately.
Easiest way to tell it's fake look at the ratio of in game to online...that is a total lie

Aww that's cute they even get your email.
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post #3 of 34
Sorry had to click the link Way too tempting.
Works even with the missing "w"
Anyway ho would be so dumb and believe this crap?
No on with common sense would trust such spam/scam stuff.
/* Telling people to not click this or don`t go there does the opposite */
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post #4 of 34
yeah saw this earlier got messaged by the same user.
 
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post #5 of 34
Ditto. Opened the message, saw the link. Promptly blocked.

Thanks for the heads up.
post #6 of 34
I got this also.. very annoying.. lol. Thanks though!
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post #7 of 34
I decided to click the link(didnt input anything) i looked through the gamelist then i saw the login button said "Submit Query"...i thought to myself "this is weird" i hovered over it with my mouse and it poped up as login......
Even though its a scam its very well made i have to say... the links to the support and store up top are correct and it looks exactly like the regular steam page...
overall i think it might actually be legit....
i think i might make a full new steam account just to see if its gunna get hacked/stolen
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post #8 of 34
it is in no way legit. thats what they want you to think by putting those links etc. this type of scam is very common. an obvious give away is the .nu at the top
     
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post #9 of 34
So I'm not going to get free stuff? But the Nigerian Prince sounded so legit!
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post #10 of 34
I did it with a different account... i think it may be legit... i tried doing the thing and it told me my email wasnt verified yet.........and it wasnt
EDIT:It said i should recieve an email within the next few hours so ill keep ya guys posted
Edited by kill - 6/5/11 at 9:14am
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