My identity was just stolen through one of your forms.

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    Amanda Badillo 
    Asked on March 08, 2017 at 11:16 AM

    Hi there,

    My name is Amanda Badillo & I work on Upwork as a freelance writer. Two days ago now I was offered a position to write for this company express writers but first I had to fill out an application. I did fill out the application which asks for a W-9 & photo ID. Now it is a day later and his account is suspended, upwork believes it was due to a phishing scam but they are waiting on their account security team to verify that. I contacted express writers and they said they have nobody who works for them under this guy's name. He created this form by using your company, I only know this because it says so in the link to the form. This is the link:


    If you are able to provide me with either a name to this person or some sort of clarity on if I just got scammed that would be great because I'm heading down to the police station today.

    Thank you for your time,

    Amanda Badillo 


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    Answered on March 08, 2017 at 12:36 PM

    Thank you for reporting this. Unfortunately, there is no name mentioned for the account that is associated with this form. However, I can say that the user is from Kenya and the account seems to be a phishing account. I have now suspended the account and the form or its data is no longer accessible. The user will not be able to login again to this account.