Scam Alert – The Blacklist
*Updated – 16/12/2016
Our customers have reported and fallen victim to this scam site – https://paxful.com/. This site accepts OffGamers Gift Card as payment and claims they will provide bitcoins in return.
We would like to remind everyone again to avoid such nefarious scam sites and don’t fall victim to them.
Any websites that claims to offer gift cards, physical items or even virtual currency exchanges are known scam sites and we are not affiliated or associated with the operators of any third party websites that provide such services.
We’ve received reports that this site http://www.buyvirtualcard.biz/ is defrauding our customers of their game points card and cdkeys in return for bitcoins.
We would like to remind everyone again not to conduct any exchanges with them or any other sites that offers virtual currency or physical items exchanges. We’re not in any way associated or affiliated with any exchange sites, and never will be.
Such scam sites always runs on similar m.o. Firstly, they will request you to purchase a point cards, cdkeys, game cards or any other intangible goods from certain sites. Then, they will either ask you to mail them the serial codes or enter it in an available field to verify your order. (at this point you have expose your serials to them).
After receiving your codes, they will halt all communications with you and you’ll end up losing your game codes in the process. Don’t fall victim to such obvious scams.
Be smart and do a reverse thorough look-up on such sites or contact us at our live support for answers, if you’re unsure of a particular site that offers such exchanges.
Scam site sample
It has come to our attention that some of our customers have recently fallen victim to Internet fraud.
This site http://www.e-wowinn.com/ has defrauded many customers of their PSN codes and claims to be affiliated with us. We would like to remind everyone to be cautious of websites that allows codes exchanges. We are in no way associated with codes exchange sites, codes generating sites and even physical items exchange sites.
Remember to be extremely wary of anything online that sounds “too good to be true”. If a website suffers from poor design and looks as dodgy as this – http://www.e-wowinn.com/ is a telltale sign to avoid it.
In this case, the customer reports that some websites are requesting iTunes codes as payment in exchange for physical products.
Our customers have provided the iTunes codes to the recipient email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org and not only that they were cheated of their iTunes codes, but they also did not get the products as described on the scam sites.
We would like to inform all customers to be wary of such sites and OffGamers has no affiliation with these websites that offers iTunes codes trades or exchanges for physical and virtual products.
This is a very serious matter and OffGamers would like to remind all customers to be cautious and buying only from trusted vendors or websites.
If you come across websites that request payment in form of iTunes card purchased from us in exchange for physical or virtual products, please contact our live support immediately for assistance. Don’t get scammed!
Sample of a Scam Site
Known Scam Sites
Remember, if you have any doubts about websites that requires you to purchase iTunes codes from us in exchange for physical products or digital goods, please do not hesitate to contact our live support for assistance.