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Unread 10-23-2008, 09:46 PM
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Hello all-

I am a newbie...I was wondering?? I received the following email from C -PAY



Please pay attention.

Recently, fraudulent emails have been circulating claiming CPays accounts have been locked and requesting CPays users to re-activate or validate their usernames and passwords either online or via email form.

IT IS IMPORTANT that you never provide your username and password to anyone and we will never send you a request asking you to enter or validate your password.

If you are ever unsure, please open a new web browser (e.g. Internet Explorer or Netscape) and check via the CPays website that your username and password is up to date.

If you think you've received a fraudulent email, forward it to manager@cpays.com and then delete it from your email account.

Best regards,

CPays Team


Is this a common occurence? Do they intend to change your cashout preference or account number?... probably?

Check your stats..LOL
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Unread 10-24-2008, 03:32 AM
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Well, that's almost a trick question, IMO!
Was there a bogus email circulating? I didn't get one if they were.

Naturally the advice is sound.
Always go directly to the site to check your accounts.

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claiming CPays accounts have been locked
That said, these guys have been making deals with affiliates for years, and then LOCKING accounts when the deals they made didn't work out in their favor.

So at least part of that is TRUE!

Avoid CPays like the plague for now, but let's get some very FINE details on the recently announced Will Hill merger with them.
That might change a few things.
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Unread 10-24-2008, 02:39 PM
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I agree that we need more details on the merger.

All the emails and posts so far state that the transition of existing players etc will be smooth (where have we heard that before?) but not once have they stated what happens to sub-affiliate downlines.

I have written to the new group asking for clarification, but so far my questions have been ignored. (I usually don't have problems getting questions answered from CPays directly)

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Unread 10-24-2008, 06:19 PM
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I received the same email and was curous why we didnt seen/heard about a bogus email circulating on one of these forums, then thinking is it just one of Cpays tricks?
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Unread 10-26-2008, 02:05 AM
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This was no trick perpetrated by CPays. The email was sent to give a heads up to those who might otherwise have fallen victim to the scam.

They also put up a notice on their site.

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Unread 10-26-2008, 07:35 PM
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Thanks Rick,, just wasnt sure as with all the negative Ive seen posted about Cpays.
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Unread 10-27-2008, 03:44 AM
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Hi ahtram88,

Do you have the link contained within the email. I be curious because these sort of scams are hitting close to home.

A few people I personally know been preyed on, not knowing any better.

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Unread 10-27-2008, 05:47 AM
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Welcome ahtram! I know you are new at all this and you have come to the right place! There is great advice here and don't be shy. Just hollar!
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