@matrix corpos are never so helpful as to give you an actual person to talk to, should be your first clue :cirno_sip:
@icedquinn @matrix side channel contact method is also a common indicator
@matrix it's okay buddy we all let our guard down sometimes, just remember this as a valuable lesson for the future
@matrix @nosleep I got that same message over Discord, but I just kept telling the scammer that the Steam admin can contact me directly. When the scammer kept going I realized it was a scam and reported him to the admins of the server he found me in.
@nosleep @matrix what's the lesson?


Oh, apparently "nuke India" wasn't the correct answer. Nevermind

@sjw I dunno. I'm not. I haven't heard of this particular scam though. I guess they were too polite. :NotLikeThis:

@matrix If steam had an issue they'd contact you themselves.
Hell, if this happened to me I'd just be like, "thanks for the heads up." in case I did get contacted. At least I'd know what was going on.
I'd never make the first move though because if steam isn't contacting me there's no problem.

@sjw
I know, that makes perfect sense. I was like that at the start. I have no clue why I fell for it.

@matrix This is just more proof that the jab diminishes critical thinking and reasoning to make the population fall in line
@matrix Also this isn't something that would be handled over chat.
Not to mention staff accounts are clearly marked IIRC
@graf @matrix this has been going on non stop for almost 3 years now. At the beginning of 2018 everyone's collective IQ dropped

@graf
Remember that the US had an oil shortage because somebody wanted to see some boobs
@pasture

@matrix oh no

send me via DM your credit card number and security code to encrypt them for you so they can't hack them.

@matrix
This one took me about 10 minutes before I got what the entire email was about. Once I got it, it was obvious it was a scam, but damn, this was one hell of a convoluded shit...

(no attachment was included)

@LukeAlmighty @matrix This was probably just copied verbatim from a real CSOB email. Was this the complete email?

@fuxoft @matrix
Yes. No atachment, no aditional text.

And with the title "Vase kara byla digitalizována"

@fuxoft @matrix
The joke was the part "if you have recieved this transmission in error".

Then I realized this shit was about me mailing them back and the scam can begin from there.

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