I tried contacting you ingame for permission to post about our agreement, but you were not on. Due to my schedule crunch, I will waive the rights for you.
First off, I do not appreciate some of the comments, emails, skype messages that I have been receiving. It is a true showing of who your friends really are and who aren't. Those concerned actually asked me, but those who didn't chastised me.
I'll start from the beginning so people can stop their way off base gossip.
As many know, I've tanked for many teams over the years. I've trained multiple characters of my own to do this, and have bought/sold characters for small profit over time. All the while, I kept to a small group of people that are/were loyal and respected me as I did them. Meow PM'd me one day ingame discussing a sharing agreement with the character, Mhysa. This was about a year ago and before the multi rule was repealed. She would allow me to use the character on weekends or special occasions to tank for the team I organized and have run for over a year now. Her benefit was that I could not receive the items I earned on Mhysa. I did not feel bad about not receiving payment for my time and expertise because I was having fun and helping others have fun in a difficult instance (to some..). (Just to ballpark, I probably made close to 2mgc profit on that character with WTF's alone after paying for resources/breaks)
A couple of months ago she sent me a message on Skype saying that she was interested in selling the character and that she didn't have much time to play her. As of her situation at home, she never indulged me with that information. All I heard was second hand information, unless I am mistaken here... I told her that I would be willing to discuss terms of keeping the character until she wanted to play it again (how many times has she sold/bought this character?). After receiving a couple of offers off of the unofficial forums and ingame, she was convinced about selling.
This is where the current situation leads to where I am now known as a "scammer". I discussed a rental/lease agreement with Meow. This was a decision that took a couple of days for her to accept and agree to. Our agreement was simple. Return the character after the allotted time in exact or similar condition. In return, I had full access of the character. I was able to change name, move pp, change appearance, etc. For her security, we agreed upon a password that I would use for the character.
Now the explanation... Just like renting an apartment, car, house, etc., the landlord is able to check the property as long as it is in the agreement. I agreed to a partial checking by giving her the password that we agreed upon. However, I do not hear of many banks or lessors riding off in your car while you are asleep or coming into your house and taking a sh*t.
Early on, we had an altercation about this. The altercation was about leveling the character and how she wanted to use it to train. I informed her that I am perfectly capable of training and doing dailies on the character, but I can't do them if you log on and do them for me. Essentially, the character is very close to 170 defense right now. I have been working hard on obtaining that goal by training in many ways...
Then this past week happened. I logged on to find the character moved around again. Not only at this point have I invested close to 3mgc in this character, the items that are on the character now were not bought with the money that Cyrus (old Mhysa) had made. The only leverage I had on the character was the password. I changed the password and sent her a mercator that was very simple. It included Rules 4 and 10. Just like any contract in life, both sides must hold up their side of the contract to it's full extent.
I have no intention of scamming or keeping the character. That is not who I am or who I ever will be. The fact that my integrity and my profession was brought into question is another story. After receiving many weird Skype messages, I uninstalled Skype on my phone until it was rectified. As far as e-mails, I don't see them (unless they are in spam, which is automatically emptied....)
Just FYI, We were on a 6-month agreement with a monthly payment due on the beginning of each month. This just so happened right before July 1st, so I didn't send my recent payment.
Until I can talk with her, I will keep the password as what it is. I am also emptying what storage it has onto another account. That will be payment enough for what I've already paid. I will release the password to her when she sees this message. I am not dealing in private on this one any longer. It seems that will just cause more headache than necessary.