What does this scam leads to ?

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A person contacted me, speaking an odd English (bot?) and wanted to teach me about drop shipping. The person promised to do all the steps (including I the store Designing)

Tried to push me into paying to get this done.

I said No. Then I said: I go train now. The person answered: How is the training ?


Today the person wanted to do everything for free.

So tell me more please, I am curious .

And where can I find a real mentor ?


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You can learn here Learn Dropshipping Online for Free | Shopify Learn

Jordan Holmes
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Hi there, @Trust6.

Thanks so much for reaching out with this - it sounds as though you were indeed targeted by a possible scammer. A real expert would never be reaching out to you - you need to reach out to them in order to hire them! 

The best way to find a legitimate expert to carry out work for you is via our Shopify Experts Marketplace. The professionals on offer here are vetted by us here at Shopify, so it is the safest route to take for sure. You can read how to use the Marketplace right here


You mentioned you are curious about Dropshipping - I'd love to share some resources with you so you can learn how to do all this yourself without having to hire anyone! The list of courses shared by @jordanholmes is excellent, I would highly recommend looking over these. I also really like this blog post. I trust this helps, thanks! 

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I was most wondering about: How could he has scammed me? Something about desperately wanting access to the App part of my Shopify store!