Wow that is a great site. Just getting started but has promise if they do things right. At the moment it's very intutive, nice colors and layout. Will sign up and give it a whirl.
For you...basically the customer is trying to poach you from here. That's against the rules. I'd report it.
Fake profiles and the writing on the blog looks like they paid one of those $3 article writers. Avoid.
Have fun with it and tell him to escrow $20 to a milestone and you'll sign up. ha
This does appear to be a scam and I encourage you to avoid proceeding with these jobs. Please report the clients to Support and share the screenshots along with other relevant details, so we can review and take appropriate action.
I edited your post, as we don't allow posting information about specific member or job posting violations in the Community.
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