I am new to UpWork, I bid on some projects and one of them **Edited for Community Guidelines** replied back to me and asked me to add him on skype so he can provide me work.
I did that, he gave me some tasks and I completed them for 1 week ($150 total). Now he is not sending payment and isnt even replying.
Skype ID: **Edited for Community Guidelines**
Could you advise me what to do and how to avoid situations like this in future?
I see you weren't hired by this client on Upwork and the job you mentioned was removed by our team for a ToS violation a day after you communicated with the client, which was reflected in the Message room and in the proposal's status.
Please make sure not to start working unless you have an active contract on Upwork and only accept to get paid through the platform.
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