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shahzadhkb
Community Member

suspicious activity

Hello,I am freelancer and searching work on up work. a client **Edited for Community Guidelines** me work, but he demanded advance security deposist, which violaion against the policy of upwork, as a freelancer i have already paid to upwork by purchasing connects. please, guide me If do deposit as security to the employer/client would that be secure or not? and If he is real fraud then return my connects which i lost while applying for the work he is offering. and If I am wrong, please correct me.

 

**Edited for Community Guidelines**

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wescowley
Community Member

It's a scam.  Flag the job using the link at the top right of the post and move on to the next.  

And what about my connects which I lost while applying this job, as it was
posted at Upwork platform.

If Upwork removes the job as fraudulent, you'll get the connects back.

Thank you sir, I am previliged.
And I have to say some thing here. In every society, the people who help to catch frauds are rewarded. Do Upwork has any reward for me?

Hi Shahzad,

 

Thanks for reporting this to us. I checked and it seems that the Connects were already refunded back to your balance.

 

Thank you.

~ Aleksandar
Upwork

re: "Do Upwork has any reward for me?"

 

Yes.

Upwork refunded the connects you used to apply to the job.

 

And also:

I gave you a kudo.

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