I had a chat on Upwork with a guy who was claiming that Ukraine authors can no longer have accounts on Upwork, bla bla bla, long story short he was asking me to create an account for him under my name, using my details. Before you ask, of course I didn't accept :)) As much as it sounds like a scam, just curious if there are in fact certain problems for freelancers in Ukraine.
It is a scam and there are lots of freelancers and clients from Ukraine.
It is not only a scam, but it would certainly get another freelancer's account suspended for ever, once Upwork found out about it and they would. Report the client.
@Cristian B wrote:
... just curious if there are in fact certain problems for freelancers in Ukraine.
Ukraine (as such) - No
Crimea - Yes
Due to US sanctions all Crimea based freelancers had their accounts terminated.
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