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post #1 of 13
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I don't want to get ripped off here.

A user on here offered me his steam account with 2 games on it.

cod mw2 and black ops.

Says 40$ will be okay for it.

How do I properly buy this account off of him so that I don't get screwed over if he;
1. reports his account stolen weeks after then I get kicked out of it.
2. resets the password via email. (He said the email was unverified for the account so I could change it)

Any advice here please?
Thank you.
Screen shot of the account from him is attached.
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post #2 of 13
There's no proper way to do it.
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Its against EULA
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post #4 of 13
There is no way as it is against the rules so valve didn't put a way in.
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Its against EULA
Only if they find out.

Better make sure the guy is trustworthy.
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post #6 of 13
i wouldn't.. Overall you'll be saving money just to buy the games yourself instead of twice because he reported you.. Its not worth it.
post #7 of 13
First of all you're not supposed to be selling or buying steam accounts on here according to the marketplace rules.

Second if you don't know this person well you might get ripped off. Not like you can call Steam support after he reports the account as hacked and say he sold it to me.

My advice is to not even bother. If you want the games bad enough just buy them yourself on your OWN account.
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post #8 of 13
Unfortunately, it's against Steam's ToS, so there's no proper way to go about it. That being said, I would only "purchase" it from them if I knew them or made a transaction with them previously.
post #9 of 13
i would only do this if knew the guy in person
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post #10 of 13
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alright. I don't know the person. they contacted me because of my wanted ad i put on here.

And another user on here is willing to sell me the KEY only to black ops.
And I download it on my steam account.
Does that seem more legit?

( I will not be back on until tomorrow, I have work all night)

Thanks for replies. post tomorrow!
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