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Help! Fraudulent Deletion Of My Account!

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HELP!!!! My Account was Fraudulently Accessed on 07/17/2019 and then the person Deleted my account. This is the ONLY location where these files were stored. I am in DESPERATE NEED to get All of my file recovered!!!!!!!

I also had a year of the 2TB Upgrade and now that is also gone.

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Re: Help! Fraudulent Deletion Of My Account!

Hey there @FireScorpion,
As we would need to discuss account specific info to look into this, we would need to redirect to our Support channel.
I located your the ticket you’ve submitted to our team and I’ve passed along your comments here. A member of our team will get back to you with some further info once they’ve looked into this for you.

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Re: Help! Fraudulent Deletion Of My Account!

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Hello There @Daphne

Thank You SOOOOOOO Very Much Daphne!!!!!!! I will provide any information that is needed. If they can see the activity from 07/16, they will hopefully see that my account was accessed at 8:34 with an (SAST) time zone. that would be 2:34 my time (EDT). Somehow I missed this alert because I myself was active on my account and not knowing that the "SAST" was telling me a Time Zone. The next day, 07/17, I recieved a notification that my account was Deleted. PANICKING.......I instantly went to my account to see if I could stop or reverse what had just happened. It wanted me to sign back in. But when I did, it was like i started a brand new account.

I have a feeling that the person that accessed my account from the "SAST" Time Zone downloaded things from my account prior to Deleting my account from me. I am now wondering if I will recieve a message from this person trying to Ransom my files for Money!!! PLEASE!!!! If there is anything that your team can do for me to get all of my files back, I would be ETERNALY Greatful and Loyal to Dropbox FOREVER!!!!!!!


Re: Help! Fraudulent Deletion Of My Account!

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Hi FireScorpion, you might find the Dropbox Rewind tool handy, assuming that you haven't made any important changes to those files since the incident.


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