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Originally Posted by Peroxide;15618175 
No, I did not because that's not even close to what it said.


On-topic though, there was no "stolen CD Keys" or "key generator" like some people are claiming. It's simply a stolen credit card buying STEAM games and then selling them on eBay.

I don't know what's so hard to understand that if someone is purchased with a stolen credit card, then the CC does a charge back, whatever was purchased is no longer valid.

It's probably an automatic system that gets notified that purchase xxx is no longer valid and then invalidates any keys that were purchased. So when your STEAM account has one of those invalid keys on it, you get banned!

Unfortunately, there is no other way to do this. It wouldn't be worth the time, effort or resources to try and determine whether they received it as a gift or any other method because more often that not it'll be someone trying to rip them off rather than an unfortunate incident like the OP had.

Yeah I agree that's probably what happened.
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Hopefully it doesn't happen to you again, doesn't look like they're too lenient about it. Game on!
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Originally Posted by Peroxide;15618175 
No, I did not because that's not even close to what it said.


On-topic though, there was no "stolen CD Keys" or "key generator" like some people are claiming. It's simply a stolen credit card buying STEAM games and then selling them on eBay.

I don't know what's so hard to understand that if someone is purchased with a stolen credit card, then the CC does a charge back, whatever was purchased is no longer valid.

It's probably an automatic system that gets notified that purchase xxx is no longer valid and then invalidates any keys that were purchased. So when your STEAM account has one of those invalid keys on it, you get banned!

Unfortunately, there is no other way to do this. It wouldn't be worth the time, effort or resources to try and determine whether they received it as a gift or any other method because more often that not it'll be someone trying to rip them off rather than an unfortunate incident like the OP had.

Thank you peroxide for the clearheaded breakdown of the issue.applaud.gif

As far as "7rankenp0wned" you might blow up the Steam Forum pic and read what the hacker posted. Basically throws an F bomb out there and it gets published on the web because 1337sp3ak challenged editors let it go. That's the only reason I brought it up. I've changed the spelling of it to protect the young eyes that might for whatever reason call us up on G00gl3. wink.gif

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Just if anyone is interested in playing a little L4D2, I and a buddy or two will be playing Thursday afternoon and again Friday around 10am, if anyone wants to join. Feel free to add me, my email is my user @yahoo.com. I suspect you might want to add me before tomorrow......since in 17.5 hours OCN goes down for the huddler upgrade....so since you won't be doing anything why not game with me?
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Only wish I had the game... well not really but I think it would be cool to team up with you in cooperative game play. You got Borderlands? mellowsmiley.gif

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Originally Posted by Ceadderman;15620709 
Only wish I had the game... well not really but I think it would be cool to team up with you in cooperative game play. You got Borderlands? mellowsmiley.gif

~Ceadder:drink:

I do, although I have yet to play it, just picked it up on that last sale.
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yo, steam calculator not working for me, is ID number from steam community profile page or what?
     
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I think you have to log in and look at your profile then put that name in. Like mine is /lemans81/home/
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I do, although I have yet to play it, just picked it up on that last sale.

Cool. Add me "Ceadderman". smile.gif

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We will make an exception and reactivate the account this time only. Please refrain from accepting Steam gifts from unknown sources in the future.

This is absolute crap. "This time only"? How are you suppose to know if someone gifting something to your account acquired it fraudulently or not? They should make an exception EVERY time, especially if you have over 1000$ worth of games on your account.
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