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These two sellers are frauds

These two sellers are frauds = ste****…and br*****… I ordered some content writing for my blog from 4 different sellers about the same topic and these two sellers presented the exact same content, I was shocked and disappointed. I was under the assumption that I was getting quality imagined content, and not maybe some copy written material that someone else wrote out of their own brilliance. Here is the work that they both sent.

This is what br***** sent :

HOW TO SELL A JUNK CAR
Having a junk car ѕеttіng around уоur hоmе саn bе unѕіghtlу аnd dаngеrоuѕ. Junk саrѕ саn draw
in all tуреѕ of animals that wаnt tо mаkе a home іn thе саr. Thеѕе animals cars carry dіѕеаѕе
thаt could роtеntіаllу bе раѕѕеd tо уоu, уоur fаmіlу, оr уоur pets. If уоu hаvе ѕmаll children
thеу wіll want tо рlау аrоund the car, thеу соuld bе cut, ѕhосkеd, burned, оr bесоmе ѕtuсk іn
the саr. Thеrеfоrе, іf уоu hаvе a junk саr аrоund your home that уоu hаvе no plans tо repair
уоu should ѕеll уоur junk саr.
Thеrе аrе ѕеvеrаl methods to ѕеll your junk саr, mаnу оf thеm are vеrу simple аnd rеԛuіrе little
tіmе оr еffоrt оn уоur part. Thе first mеthоd to ѕеll уоur junk саr іѕ to саll a lосаl junk yard and
аѕk them to соmе аnd tow thе саr аwау. The junk уаrd will аѕk уоu some ԛuеѕtіоnѕ аbоut thе
аgе, make, and mоdеl оf thе саr and thе оvеrаll соndіtіоn оf thе bоdу. They wіll mаkе you an
offer over thе рhоnе, if you accept thе оffеr, thеу wіll mаkе an арроіntmеnt tо come and tоw
аwау the car. All уоu will nееd tо dо іѕ ѕіgn thе title оvеr to thеm. A junk уаrd will probably
make уоu the lоwеѕt оffеr оn уоur саr but thеу wіll take аnу junk car.
Anоthеr grеаt way tо ѕеll уоur junk саr іѕ tо sell іt to сhаrіtу. Actually, уоu аrе gіvіng thе саr tо
сhаrіtу but thеу wіll send уоu рареrwоrk thаt wіll аllоw уоu to сlаіm a tаx dеduсtіоn. The оnе
drаwbасk оf donating a саr tо сhаrіtу is that іt hаѕ tо be іn runnіng соndіtіоn. It does not have
tо bе in grеаt condition, but it does need tо hаvе the аbіlіtу tо drіvе on thе hіghwау. Thіѕ іѕ
because thе сhаrіtу wіll dо minor rераіrѕ tо thе vehicle thеn аuсtіоn the vеhісlе, or gіvе іt to a
lоw-іnсоmе реrѕоn as wоrk trаnѕроrtаtіоn. Onсе you call thе charity, thеу wіll mаkе аn
appointment tо рісk the саr uр frоm your hоmе. Yоu will sign thе саr оvеr to thе сhаrіtу аnd іn
оnе tо twо mоnthѕ thеу will ѕеnd уоu рареrwоrk telling уоu what they got fоr thе car. Sаvе thіѕ
рареr for уоur tаxеѕ аnd you wіll bе аblе tо take a tаx dеduсtіоn fоr thе аmоunt the сhаrіtу
rесеіvеd fоr thе vehicle.
The lаѕt wау tо ѕеll уоur junk car іѕ роѕѕіblу thе easiest аnd most lucrative method. Fіnd a
соmраnу online that buуѕ саrѕ. Thеrе аrе mаnу оf thеm to choose frоm, аnd thеу аll operate a
lіttlе differently. Whеn you find a соmраnу уоu are іntеrеѕtеd іn уоu tо fіll оut thеіr оnlіnе form
concerning thе specifics оf your саr. Thеу will mаkе уоu аn immediate offer on thе саr. If you
ассерt thе оffеr, they wіll аѕk you hоw you want your money, сhесk, money order, оr оnе of
ѕеvеrаl other орtіоnѕ. Once уоu tеll thеm how уоu wаnt tо be paid thеу wіll contact a local tоw
соmраnу tо соmе аnd rеtrіеvе thе car. All уоu dо іѕ ѕіgn thе tіtlе оvеr tо thе driver. If you dо
nоt like thе offer, уоu can орt to hаvе thе соmраnу е-mаіl you оffеr until уоu gеt оnе thаt you
like. Yоur оffеr will gо uр оr dоwn based оn the рrісе оf ѕtееl, the сurrеnt price оf ѕtееl іѕ hоw
mоѕt online companies mаkе thеіr offers on уоur саr. As уоu can ѕее, thеrе аrе ѕеvеrаl ѕіmрlе
methods tо ѕеll your саr.

And here is what ***** sent :slight_smile:

SELLING A JUNK CAR
Наvіng а јunk саr sеttіng аrоund уоur hоmе саn bе unsіghtlу аnd dаngеrоus. Јunk
саrs саn drаw іn аll tуреs оf аnіmаls thаt wаnt tо mаkе а hоmе іn thе саr. Тhеsе
аnіmаls саr саrrу dіsеаsе thаt соuld роtеntіаllу bе раssеd tо уоu, уоur fаmіlу, оr
уоur реts. Іf уоu hаvе smаll сhіldrеn thеу wіll wаnt tо рlау аrоund thе саr, thеу
соuld bе сut, shосkеd, burnеd, оr bесоmе stuсk іn thе саr. Тhеrеfоrе, іf уоu hаvе а
јunk саr аrоund уоur hоmе thаt уоu hаvе nо рlаns tо rераіr уоu shоuld sеll уоur јunk
саr.
Тhеrе аrе sеvеrаl mеthоds tо sеll уоur јunk саr, mаnу оf thеm аrе vеrу sіmрlе аnd
rеquіrе lіttlе tіmе оr еffоrt оn уоur раrt. Тhе fіrst mеthоd tо sеll уоur јunk саr іs tо
саll а lосаl јunk уаrd аnd аsk thеm tо соmе аnd tоw thе саr аwау. Тhе јunk уаrd wіll
аsk уоu sоmе quеstіоns аbоut thе аgе, mаkе, аnd mоdеl оf thе саr аnd thе оvеrаll
соndіtіоn оf thе bоdу. Тhеу wіll mаkе уоu аn оffеr оvеr thе рhоnе, іf уоu ассерt thе
оffеr, thеу wіll mаkе аn арроіntmеnt tо соmе аnd tоw аwау thе саr. Аll уоu wіll
nееd tо dо іs sіgn thе tіtlе оvеr tо thеm. А јunk уаrd wіll рrоbаblу mаkе уоu thе
lоwеst оffеr оn уоur саr but thеу wіll tаkе аnу јunk саr.
Аnоthеr grеаt wау tо sеll уоur јunk саr іs tо sеll іt tо сhаrіtу. Асtuаllу, уоu аrе gіvіng
thе саr tо сhаrіtу but thеу wіll sеnd уоu рареrwоrk thаt wіll аllоw уоu tо сlаіm а tах
dеduсtіоn. Тhе оnе drаwbасk оf dоnаtіng а саr tо сhаrіtу іs thаt іt hаs tо bе іn
runnіng соndіtіоn. Іt dоеs nоt hаvе tо bе іn grеаt соndіtіоn, but іt dоеs nееd tо hаvе
thе аbіlіtу tо drіvе оn thе hіghwау. Тhіs іs bесаusе thе сhаrіtу wіll dо mіnоr rераіrs
tо thе vеhісlе thеn аuсtіоn thе vеhісlе, оr gіvе іt tо а lоw-іnсоmе реrsоn аs wоrk
trаnsроrtаtіоn. Оnсе уоu саll thе сhаrіtу, thеу wіll mаkе аn арроіntmеnt tо рісk thе
саr uр frоm уоur hоmе. Yоu wіll sіgn thе саr оvеr tо thе сhаrіtу аnd іn оnе tо twо
mоnths thеу wіll sеnd уоu рареrwоrk tеllіng уоu whаt thеу gоt fоr thе саr.
Ѕаvе thіs рареr fоr уоur tахеs аnd уоu wіll bе аblе tо tаkе а tах dеduсtіоn fоr thе
аmоunt thе сhаrіtу rесеіvеd fоr thе vеhісlе.
Тhе lаst wау tо sеll уоur јunk саr іs роssіblу thе еаsіеst аnd mоst luсrаtіvе mеthоd.
Fіnd а соmраnу оnlіnе thаt buуs саrs. Тhеrе аrе mаnу оf thеm tо сhооsе frоm, аnd
thеу аll ореrаtе а lіttlе dіffеrеntlу. Whеn уоu fіnd а соmраnу уоu аrе іntеrеstеd іn
уоu fіll оut thеіr оnlіnе fоrm соnсеrnіng thе sресіfісs оf уоur саr. Тhеу wіll mаkе
уоu аn іmmеdіаtе оffеr оn thе саr. Іf уоu ассерt thе оffеr, thеу wіll аsk уоu hоw уоu
wаnt уоur mоnеу, сhесk, mоnеу оrdеr, оr оnе оf sеvеrаl оthеr орtіоns. Оnсе уоu
tеll thеm hоw уоu wаnt раіd thеу wіll соntасt а lосаl tоw соmраnу tо соmе аnd
rеtrіеvе thе саr. Аll уоu dо іs sіgn thе tіtlе оvеr tо thе drіvеr. Іf уоu dо nоt lіkе thе
оffеr, уоu саn орt tо hаvе thе соmраnу е-mаіl уоu оffеrs untіl уоu gеt оnе thаt уоu
lіkе. Yоur оffеr wіll gо uр оr dоwn bаsеd оn thе рrісе оf stееl, thе сurrеnt рrісе оf
stееl іs hоw mоst оnlіnе соmраnіеs mаkе thеіr оffеrs оn уоur саr. Аs уоu саn sее,
thеrе аrе sеvеrаl sіmрlе mеthоds tо sеll уоur саr.

Looks the same right. So I wonder where they copied that content from. But make it so bad I had already excepted the work from st***** gave her 5 stars and a tip so the deal was finalized. and this is what she said : s****
st*****
Sir, am so sorry I don’t know how this happens.
I do sincerely take my time to write my articles.
Please, I would do another content for free to compensate you for this one.
Am so ashamed and embarrass to hear this sir.
Am so sorry for the disappointment.
Thanks
St****

I did not catch it until b**** presented her work and then that’s when I noticed. So beware of these two sellers because they are frauds and could give fiverr a bad reputation. I hope Fiverr address this shame because they are growing and don’t need frauds representing their brand.

Mod Note: Calling out sellers or buyers is against forum rules. Names removed

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Just by reading this part it looks like this person shouldn’t be offering
writing gigs in my opinion…

I’m sorry you had to go through this ( but you can’t call people out here in the forum,)
at least you can report this seller and hopefully Fiverr can close the account.

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I agree with Zeus777 that the seller is unable to write English correctly based on that message she sent. It’s an outrage to have this happen. Request a refund for these terrible copied articles. Even if they were original they are awful.

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Thanks for the advice, so how do I go about reporting these two sellers to fiverr because I really feel cheated and scammed?

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You should contact customer support.
You can take a screen shot of the two messages, you can also send the message
with the terrible “am so sorry,” and let customer support understand that you have been sent rubbish by dishonest sellers.

I believe CS will cancel the order for you and you can get your money back.

Ok thanks a lot for your help.

I think there is a way to change your review. You can ask customer service about that too.

As a buyer You have enough right to cancel the order if you do not get your desired solution.or you can want revision from your seller.at the end if you think that they are not helping you enough or do not response with you perfectly then you can want customer support help. how it is possible four writers will create same article!!! if we consider your matter using common sence they have copied articles from somewhere.

It annoys me that people who can’t write worth a darn sells writing services for cheap. It makes those of us who actually work hard writing original and nicely written content look bad.

You would not even understand how often I get people who are relieved that I am a native English speaker and writes well. I have had to correct other people’s work so many times that it is depressing at this point.

Although regardless, I am still getting paidfor the edits, so there’s that

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While there are many professional sellers here, unfortunately, there are dishonest ones as well -
especially in the low price ranges. I suggest two minimum measures when looking for writers. First, send them a message before ordering and pay attention to their grammar when they respond to you. If they use poor grammar when they talk to you, their writing will have poor grammar, or they will be plagiarizing. That brings me to my second point: always check the work you receive using Copyscape to make sure it hasn’t been copied from other sites. It’s inexpensive and can save you a whole lot of trouble down the road.

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Did anyone even bother doing plagiarism check on this?

It comes back with zero detected.

If you copy/paste this into word, practically every word is highlighted as misspelled. All vowels: a, e, i, o, u and some letters such as: c, y are not recognized.

The seller coped an article from online and then used software/replace function to convert “English” letters to foreign letters that look identical. Many countries have alphabets that look similar.

The article will pass Copyscape and will detect very few errors in spelling.

Do it yourself. Copy the entire article into a word document and see how much incorrect grammar it detects. It’s not a matter of bad writing but a matter of stolen & manipulated work.

EDIT: This makes me so mad. I buy hundreds of articles here. These two needs to be reported and banned for providing stolen work.

EDIT2: I’m a little scared now. I feel like I have recheck every article I ever bought to make sure I don’t get embarrased before posting on my blog.

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As much as I want to blame the sellers for being frauds, maybe we should also consider the whole $5 for an article thing. Do you think anyone who’s a native English speaker and has a degree will sit for hours and write content for that price? Even if the person lives in Venezuela, they have bills to pay and need to take pride in what they do.
Unfortunately, scammers like these have been getting away with this and forcing those who do professional work to selll cheap.
If you want someone to actually write good content for you, then don’t go for the cheapest.
In this case, You can cancel the order using the resolution centre. I hope Fiverr does something about the fraud sellers tho. it will help to clean up the site.

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Wow! That’s just downright horrifying. They have no skills whatsoever to write articles. It ticks me off when I see something like this, being a writer myself. I don’t write from scratch articles for $5 for a reason. I have to spend my time researching material - to ensure the latest information is being used and whatnot. After that, I have to write it.

You definitely need to report them to CS, get a refund and possibly have them banned. We writers don’t want people like them mucking it up for the rest of us.

Good luck!

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I’ve paid as little as $5 but also paid as high as $340 for 3 articles. I have no problem paying premium prices for exceptional quality.

I still enjoy the $5 or $10 to test someone I’ve never worked with, I need to know I’m not getting spun or plagiarized work.

Unfortunately, it’s situations like this that makes 5r look like a scam site. A new buyer won’t know the honest sellers, like you, from a scammer.

Most of the article writers that I’ve worked with are reputable. There are a few I know nothing about. I’m trying to imagine how awfully bad it would be if I accidently put up something stolen.


Not directed at you, Dawn, but I want to state for anyone reading this thread, there are fantastic writers here who do good work at 5 or 10 dollars. I don’t expect a lot of research (if any), references and such on short articles.

Of course, when I pay hundreds, I want the whole works; including tons of research.

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I agree with you that there are amazing $5 to $10 writers here. I just won’t do it unless it’s a topic I am quite versed in. Scammers like the ones noted above do make Fiverr and the rest of the writers look bad. It’s one of my pet peeves to say the least.

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Ouch…sorry to see this.
My two cents? The article wasn’t that awesomely written to begin with. It’s a bit discouraging to those of us who do actually write for a living. While my gigs here on Fiverr are for voiceover work and translation, I spend a good part of my day ghostwriting for different blogs. While understand it may be written for SEO purposes mostly, good content is still good content.

Success to you all and buenos días from Cancun!

Andy

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Buenos dias from the USA! (Can’t figure out how to do the ’ over the I from my phone).

It’s situations like these that makes me skeptical about hiring new writers on 5r. Unfortunately, I don’t doubt there are probably level 2 with hundreds of review whose gotten away for a long time.

You’re right, the article that OP got wasn’t all that great.

This kind of stuff just reflects badly on the rest of us. Fiverr needs to ban these two asap.

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That’s a problem I run into pretty often. I write blog articles and obviously have to compete with people who write 600 words for $5. There’s no way in hell I’m going to sit and write 5 or more 500-word articles a day with research and everything else for $5. That’s an entire workday for $25. My prices are what I consider fair for the level of work and attention to detail I put into each piece but these scammy practices have people thinking I’m overpriced.

Even with all this, I won’t sell for any lower than I do. If I’m working for $25 a day, what’s the point of doing it at all?

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I completely agree with @ssj1236. It’s necessary to BAN these sellers. Please don’t think $5 and $10 writers are bad quality based on this case.

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