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Postby dlf_mikeh » Sun Jul 14, 2019 3:42 am

I'm noticing an uptick in volume of scammers, so here's something helpful.

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Make sure the league you are interested in joining exists and has existed for at least one year. (If it's a startup, keep reading.)

Make sure the person you're talking to is the actual commissioner of the league they are advertising for. I've seen users pretend to be the commissioner of a league they aren't even a part of, but link it like it's their own. You can make them prove it, if need be, by making them post a message as the commissioner on the league message board or chat. Or maybe they have proof in the form of recruitment a season ago. Or find an owner in the league and talk to them. etc.

Be wary joining any league that doesn't use a reputable site to handle money like leaguesafe.

HEADS UP: I'm starting to read about people who create 20 fake email addresses and then join leaguesafe using all of them. You give $100 to leaguesafe, as does 11-13 other unsuspecting owners, and then when it comes time for payouts, the person who owns 20 fake email addresses votes for himself all 20 times and then abandons the league. This leads me to the next item...

RESEARCH THEIR USERNAME & EMAIL ADDRESS

Someone who wants to scam doesn't have the time to talk football 24/7/365. If they are a prominent user on this forum over the course of several years, for example, then they are most likely legit.

Someone who is scamming others will spend all of their time scamming on several websites. If you Google a user and the only thing that comes back is someone asking for money, avoid at all costs.

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"Excellent work on this!" --- dlf_zachb

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Postby dlf_mikeh » Sun Jul 14, 2019 3:48 am

Below is a scammer advertisement, caught by TheNuts, with links for proof.

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BE CAREFUL WHO YOU GIVE YOUR MONEY TO.
Make Your Own Customizable Draft Pick Value Chart Here
"This is awesome" --- dlf_jaronf
"I've made a few draft pick charts. This is better than any of them." --- dlf_jules
"Whatever rookie draft pick chart you're using isn't as good as this one from MEuRaH" --- dlf_jules
"Excellent work on this!" --- dlf_zachb

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Postby JOHNNY_COCKTAIL » Sun Jul 14, 2019 3:12 pm

Thank you for posting I was thinking about one of those leagues but it looked very suspicious from the get go and I refused to send money. I did see he had already gotten 3 people for $200 each very unfortunate.
12 Team PPR (PPR- QB, 2 RB, 3 WR, FLEX, D, K)
QB- Winston
RB- Barkely, Cook, AP
WR- K. Allen, Hill, Diggs, Golladay, DJ Moore, Shepard, Enunwa, Callaway, Chark
TE- Kelce, Gesicki

10 Team .5 PPR. QB Premium. Added Big Play Points (QB, RB, WR, TE, 3 FLEX (non qb), D, K)
QB- Brees, Mayfield, Prescott
RB- Barkley, Cook, Dixon, I. Smith
WR- OBJ, D. Adams, Evans, B. Cooks, Kupp, C. Davis, Godwin, Boyd, Fuller, J. Gordon, Gallup
TE: Mike Gesicki, Vance McDonald

12 Team. Superflex. TE Premium. PPR. (QB, SF, 2-4 RB, 2-4 WR, TE)
QB: Wilson, Ryan, Eli, Fitzpatrick
RB: Barkley, Mixon, Ekelar, I. Smith, D. Lewis, Gio
WR: Hill, Evans, KA, Metcalf, M. Brown, Whiteside, Agholor, D. Robinson
TE: McDonald, Reed, Hurst, Everett

12 team. PPR. Superflex.
(1 QB, 1SF, 2 RB, 2 WR, 3 Flex, TE)
QB: Luck, Wilson, Lock, Fitzpatrick
RB: Joe Mixon, Josh Jacobs, D. Lewis, J. Richard
WR: Mike Evans, Hill, Cooks, M.Brown, Gallup, Ross, Richardson
TE: Kelce, Everett, Smith

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Postby Paul717 » Mon Jul 15, 2019 8:02 am

Great work here gents. Sorry to anyone who lost money to this bleep clown. That's frustrating.
"Marathon Square" - 16 team full PPR league with 24 player roster. Keep 16 per year indefinitely, draft 8. Start 1 QB, 2 RB, 3 WR, 1 TE, 1 K, 1 Team DST
QB: Deshaun Watson, AJ McCarron
RB: Aaron Jones, Peyton Barber, Jalen Richard, Trayveon Williams, DeAndre Washington, Darrel Williams, Dare Ogunbowale
WR: Calvin Ridley, Jamison Crowder, Emmanuel Sanders, A.J. Brown, Geronimo Allison, James Washington, DaeSean Hamilton, Paul Richardson, Riley Ridley, Zach Pascal, Keelan Doss, Antonio Brown :(
TE: T.J. Hockenson
K: Some kicker
Team DST: Lions

Picks:
2020: 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 3rd (Shrimp), 3rd (Harlem Hailmakers), 4th (Cookie Monsters), 5th (Smooth Doctors), 5th (Shrimp), 8th

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Postby megager » Mon Jul 15, 2019 10:27 am

Wow, I'd never have realised that was a scam. Good work guys.
Pay in was a bit high for me but I was looking at it as interested in joining another league
12 Team dynasty .5 PPR QB,3WR, 2RB, 2flex, 1 TE

QB
Ben Roethlisberger Baker Mayfield Daniel Jones,

RB
[b, Sony Michel[/b]
Kerryon Johnson, Damien Harris, Raheem Mostert, Justice Hill

WR
Antonio Brown, Keenan Allen, Odell Beckham Jr, Mike Williams, Corey Davis, JJAW, kelvin Harmon, Riley Ridley, Rashad Higgins

TEGeorge Kittle, Dawson Knox, Darren Waller, Eric Ebron


2020 4* 2020 firsts. Three in top 6. One mid first. one second Rd. Early 3rd
2021 three firsts, third


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Postby MeandJulio » Thu Jul 18, 2019 7:20 am

Thanks for the taking the time out of your day to help out fellow dynasty lovers.
10 Team Stndrd, $91.5mil Salary Cap, 5year max contracts, rosters 23-26 ,9 taxi spots

1QB, 2RB, 2WR, 2FLEX, 1TE,1D, 1K
QB-
RB-
WR-

TE-
D-
K-




Taxi Squad:



Picks

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Postby The.Big.Spank » Wed Aug 07, 2019 8:24 am

good advice, good post
10 Team, 1 pt PPR, 1QB, 2RB, 2WR, 1TE, 1 Flex

QB: Wentz, Mayfield, Carr
RB: Gurley, Barkley, Elliott, McGuire, Davis. M, Montgomery, Dixon, Edmonds, Adams, Clement
WR: M. Thomas, JuJu, Cooks, Cooper, Godwin, Foster, Allison, Bourne
TE: Henry, Rudolph, Hurst
2019 (4 first round picks: two high, two mid)
2020 (2 first round picks: one high, one low)

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Postby dlf_mikeh » Sat Aug 17, 2019 4:35 pm

Another scammers ad found. Good job on our forum user (who was that?) who emailed me. Well done.
Make Your Own Customizable Draft Pick Value Chart Here
"This is awesome" --- dlf_jaronf
"I've made a few draft pick charts. This is better than any of them." --- dlf_jules
"Whatever rookie draft pick chart you're using isn't as good as this one from MEuRaH" --- dlf_jules
"Excellent work on this!" --- dlf_zachb


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