Hi Chubiyojo Desmond, Don't do any jobs before the client sent you the contract, you start only when you approve the contact and the money mentioned in the contract, that is the only way to protect the payments.
I hope this is helpful, Thank you
re: "Hello the client i got is telling me to do a big task before the contract can be sent"
Do not accept the contract.
Do not work for free for this person.
Report him using "Flag as inappropriate" for asking for free work.