Sorry, this isn't a technical problem, but I wanted to report this quickly. There is a hubber who posted a question that is soliciting money in the forums to be paid to his/her paypal account.
I flagged it but wanted to bring attention to it quickly, so it could be pulled before anyone gets scammed. It may not be a scam, but I still think it violates hubpages policy.
I apologize if this is not the appropriate way to address this.
Here is the link to the question below:
http://nguyenvannho2013.hubpages.com/qu … swer658347
Agreed - you should absolutely not send this guy money - instead send it to me and I'll put it in an Escrow account until HP decide what to do with it!
Seriously though - well spotted and reported!
Of course it's a scam, it's one of the oldest in the book. Before there was an Internet, my old job used to get variations on that exact same dodge via fax machine (!). Prior to that, it was probably sent around as a chain letter.
...I doubt anybody would've fallen for it, but then again anyone dumb enough to send that person money deserved to be ripped off.
That one is easy to flag but there have been some post on here wanting money to buy a home and for money for a child. The way they're done hard to know if they should be flagged.
You did the right thing.
by HMathis11124 years ago
Hey guys! I am near Atlantic City. Anyone else out there?
by bond0087 years ago
I have an idea for Hubpages to look into and implement if does not involve complications. More and more adsense publisher accounts are being disabled and top hubbers are being targetted. HP may come out of it...
by Kristy Callan2 years ago
When I look at the questions section of hubpages I see pages and pages of silly questions. A lot of the time, when I click on "unanswered" or "latest" I see that the same person has asked ten or so...
by Novel Treasure4 years ago
Let's see how creative we can be. Let's write a story one sentence at a time per post to see what direction it takes us. The topic can go anywhere, but please let's keep it clean : )I will start it:The day started out...
by RandomSh!t6 years ago
I have a question. For google adsence, I know with hubpages a person only recives a certain percentage from ad clicks, but with blogger you get 100% - So wouldn't it be more profitable posting on blogger vs...
by dineane7 years ago
What a pain! Not that I was making a killing from Amazon, but I had earned a little $ before they cancelled my account. I can't decide whether to quickly get to work editing my hubs and removing Amazon capsules. I don't...
Copyright © 2016 HubPages Inc. and respective owners.
Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners.
HubPages® is a registered Service Mark of HubPages, Inc.
HubPages and Hubbers (authors) may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon, Google, and others.