Wall Of Shame

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This is a section dedicated to users attempting to scam in trades. Mostly from World 301 and 302. With Old School Runescape back comes the old trade interface. This interface is still easy to trick users if the player looking to scam is able to well time the money swap.

[edit] Money Swap Scam

This is the oldest trick in the scam book. This started before there was a second confirm screen. A player looking to scam will put up the money for an item, as the player selling puts up the item the player looking to scam will have remove-x on their money in the trade to a similar number. For example a 90,000 trade changed to 9,000 by removing 81,000. Quick glance can confuse the seller if they are not extremely careful. It is very tricky with player trading being more trusted, and quick accepts happening the second screen becomes "immune" to the seller taking a second look at the offer.

Common tricks with this scam are:

  • Put up money for 1 quantity (example a set of armour) then add money for 2 sets which changes their money to flashing red, allowing the scammer to take the money back while its already flashing red.
  • Adding a extra 1gp at the end of the price so they remove it causing it to flash red, allowing the scammer to take the money back while its already flashing red.
  • Overpaying for an item. Paying extra then the item is worth to get you excited to click accept.

[edit] Scammers

User Date/Time Location What Happened Proof
tfz March 3, 2013:3:00pm W301 Put up 50,000 for 2k Iron knives, changed it to 5,000 N/A
justify-soup March 3, 2013:7:00pm W301 Money Swap Scam - Worth 24,000 Switched to 2,400
Scammer justify soup.png
host mafia March 3, 2013:10:42pm W302 Money Swap Scam - Worth 40,000 Switched to 4,000
Scammer host mafia.png
teh noobcake March 3, 2013:10:52pm W302 Money Swap Scam - Worth 20,000 Switched to 0
Scammer teh noobcake.png
pkings back March 3, 2013:11:14pm W302 Money Swap Scam - Worth 40,000 Switched to 4,000
Scammer pkings back.png
zx lost zx March 3, 2013:11:19pm W302 Money Swap Scam - Worth 40,000 Put up 100,000 Switched to 10,000
Scammer zx lost zx.png
unknown March 4, 2013:7:42pm W301 Money Swap - Worth 20,000 Switched to 0
Scammer unknown.png
ixi lxi ixl March 10, 2013:11:14pm W301 Money Swap - Worth 90,000 Put up 90,001 Switched to 3,000
Scammer ixi lxi ixl.png
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