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How should a moderator handle suspected user impersonation?

On a site where users can choose their own names, sometimes users choose names that are not, or are might not be, their own. If the name is common -- if Amy Adams is using the name Joe Smith, for ...
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Should moderators interfere in market transactions?

Many online games have marketplaces where users can exchange virtual goods, services and currencies. And since the beginning of trade, there have been those who attempt to engage in those transactions ...
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What should I do with a user pretending to be a moderator?

Hypothetically: I'm a moderator on a site. Through some form of trickery a user (Henry) finds a way to make himself look like a moderator - through HTML injection, profile image trickery, what have ...
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How to deal with users pretending to be who they are not?

Every industry has it's well known people('notable person'), who are respected. Their word is taken as truth, and getting compliments/advice from them is huge honor for intermediate and beginners. ...
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