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What to do: suspected deception/fraud? Answered

I really couldn't find a good spot to ask this question, but I am concerned about a user with possibly deceptive/fraudulent Instructable(s) and hyperlinks to external sites.

What's proper protocol for reporting this to the Instructables staff so they can check it out and see if it's a real problem or not?

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NachoMahma (author)2010-06-03

.  In addition to contacting someone on staff and flagging (see kelseymh's comment), you can contact a member of the Feature Team and they can temporarily "hide" an iBle until Robot can check it out.

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kelseymh (author)2010-06-03

Follow the About or Contact links at the bottom of every page (lower right corner) and send either a PM or an e-mail.

If you think the user is just spamming, you can also flag their I'bles and/or forum topics, which will notify Staff to review them.  There's presently no way to indicate why you've flagged something, unfortunately.

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