Falsely Credited on Several Shows

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Hi, I've been falsely credited on several shows by a production company that made a mistake. I've been trying to remove those credits from my page. When I try, the updates are declined with the message: Unable to verify.
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Hello bxavier,
Which credits are they? In which titles? Are you sure they’re about you and not someone else with the same name?

It’s very difficult to prove that you DIDN’T do something. The best way is often to prove that someone else did the job. You can best show that by getting a screenshot from the on-screen credits showing that someone else did it.

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Hi Steve,

Thanks for the reply. I have a unique name, so that's not it. A company I worked at had an intern fill out credits for an IMDB pages, and that person made some mistakes. I don't have access to many of these works to get screengrabs of me not working on them. In most cases, very few people are credited anyway, or multiple people are credited at the same position, so it's not like I can say who actually did the work instead of me. In some shows I worked on, the on-screen credits weren't even right.  

I can say based on how quickly these credits went up, that there is no conceivable way they were properly vetted. So I don't feel it is reasonable that I would have to disprove something that wasn't proven in the first case. 

These are the update receipt numbers:



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You can ”delete” your IMDb account ( https://help.imdb.com/article/imdb/ge...# ), but not your IMDb name page (where all the credits are). So when it comes to actual credits, you can’t start from scratch.
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Hi bxavier,

Our aim is to be the most complete and reliable source of movie, TV and entertainment information on the web. In order to continue offering our users an accurate and trustworthy service, it is our policy not to alter or delete any kind of correct/factual information or credit from our records.

While we are always happy to rectify, upon verification, any inaccuracies that are brought to our attention, we never remove facts, credits or titles that are eligible to be listed and that we believe to be accurate.