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has anyone else gotten i private chat message from the account verification bot on steam? it claims that it needs my account details to verify that it is actually my account because supposedly people are hacking steam accounts. this seems kinda sketchy to me because the "bot" is offline. is this a real thing or is someone just trying to steal my steam account? it says my account will be deleted in 24 hours if i dont give them my info so some quick replies would be great
post #2 of 16
Yeah it's a scam, tell them to piss off or something.
    
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dont do it its a scam. TO think you guys would even consider this to be real is sad.
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Scam. Never give your info, Valve will never ask for any info at all.
    
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it wont let me send a message because they are not connected...

so this is a scam and i should not reply correct? so no one lese is getting this thing right now?
post #7 of 16
Ignore it - if they delete your account just ring 'em up and ***** and moan at 'em because it's not your fault you didn't check your messages.

I am 100% sure it's a scam thought

EDIT - Why the feck would they need your details? what are they gonna do, delete your account because you can't remember your damn profile info? Steam got their cash when you bought the game, they don't care
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it wont let me send a message because they are not connected...

so this is a scam and i should not reply correct? so no one lese is getting this thing right now?
Look at my previous post. I got this, it's a scam.
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post #9 of 16
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ok good... that seemed a bit too sketchy for valve to do. normally i wouldnt even bother posting but this is the first time someone has tried to steal my steam account so i wasnt sure if it happened often
post #10 of 16
Someone messaged me like that. After wasting 30 minutes of their time, I gave them my username and a fake password. They didn't appreciate that too much...

The fake password I gave them was "nicetryashhole"

And if Valve needed your information... they'd check THEIR servers.
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