Fraudulent Posts!

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Someone has taken my last name and also has taken most of my credits and posted as his own, how can I remove these absolutely fraudulent posts? " Joseph Ferro" has listed himself as an AD- HE DID NOT WORK ON ANY OF THESE SHOWS! PLEASE HELP!
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Frank Ferro

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Frank Ferro
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Joseph Ferro
https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0274982/
Actor: Movie (1 credit)
Deep Cover  1992
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0104073/reference
Joseph Ferro ... James
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Frank Ferro (I) (Assistant Director, Signs (2002))
https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0274974/

Frank Ferro (II) (Miscellaneous, Galaxina (1980))
https://www.imdb.com/name/nm1068490/
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Frank Ferro

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Thank you for the response! I obviously was not clear- here is my IMDB link: 
Frank Ferro (I) (Assistant Director, Signs (2002))
https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0274974/

Here is the fraudulent link of Joseph P. Ferro:
https://www.imdb.com/name/nm6868309/?ref_=ttfc_fc_cr64.

If you examine his credits closely you will quickly realize he has stolen many of my credits, as far back as the mid 1990's! I certainly hope that someone involved with maintaining the credibility of this site will do something about this, or at least contact me so I can rightfully claim what has been stolen from me! Thank you in advance for anyone that may be in a position to help me. My email is frank.ferro@me.com. I would love to hear from someone and have this issue resolved once and for all!
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Frank Ferro

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Really? Still vague? Ok, deep breath here. My credits are listed on my link- if you look at Joseph F.   Ferro's link you will see that he duplicates many of my credits. I don't think that is complicated, but here is a list of fraudulent credits on Joseph F. Ferro's link: Claws, 1 episode- FALSE, House of Cards, 9 Episodes- FALSE, Treme, 5 Episodes- FALSE, The Wire- 7 Episodes- FALSE, K Street, 9 Episodes, FALSE, Homicide: Life on the Street, 43 Episodes- FALSE. As I mentioned, I would love to speak to someone regarding this issue, seems like it would be in the best interest of IMDB to stop theft such as this, again my email is frank.ferro@me.com, perhaps someone can reply to my email and eventually we could actually have a phone conversation to clear things up! Thank You!
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Frank Ferro

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I don't know why you want me to submit my credits, I already have a full list of credits, the problem is with Joseph F. Ferro's link- the whole thing is just BS.!
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Ed Jones (XLIX)

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With a name that several people have not just one person other contributors may have put it on the wrong page. You have in the mean time kept your page up to date.
Those were not stolen per se, but misapplied. No fraud intended. I am Ed Jones (XLIX). 49th person with the same name. I have had credits added and removed because someone confused me with another Ed Jones. People like us watch our pages. Others may not look at them for month/years.

So calm down. Will make a submission on your behalf. You can also do it yourself.
Read this.

Correcting existing data

If you don't want to do it. Fine. I was volunteering my time.\
You let me know what you want to do.
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Frank Ferro

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Thank you Ed! Here's the thing, there is no one in the Director's Guild with the name Joseph P. Ferro, anyone can go onto our (DGA) website to look. I respectfully disagree with you that I absolutely do think it was fraud and intentional. He even has a fancy bio about USC Film school, sorry but this guy is full of shit. If somehow you can remove my credits from his link that would be wonderful, there is nothing that I need to change on my link, it's fine. Just extremely frustrating  when someone is trying to claim the work that I've worked for 25 years to accumulate - and I will also add that I have a very respectable resume. I use IMDB as a resource all the time, and I'd like to think that those running the site would want to uphold it's credibility. You said you were volunteering your time and for that I am thankful! But isn't there a way I can contact someone who actually maintains the site? Yes, I'll try and calm down, as I've known about this for several months but never acted upon it until now- so hence the reason I'm a bit hot! Thank you again for your kindness!
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Ed Jones (XLIX)

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Fix it yourself.......done here
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Hi Frank -

If you are aware of incorrect duplicate credits listed on the page for "Joseph F. Ferro", please request the removal of these credits through our online Update form (by clicking on the "Edit Page" button at the bottom of the page).  For additional details on how to correct/remove data on the site, please review the following guide: https://help.imdb.com/article/contribution/contribution-information/correcting-existing-data/GPFQGX9...#