person is adding invalid credits to their imdb page

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I know for a fact that someone is adding credits to their imdb page that should not be. they were extras in the same films that I was yet they are adding themselves to the film with an actual role. I do not feel that this is fair to all of the other extras on the film. how can this be corrected? I have submitted the correction on the film page once and it was corrected and then the person went back and readded it.
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I'd assume that if you were to also submit a screenshot of the credits (which would presumably list them as an extra or not list them at all) then your edit should "stick":

http://www.imdb.com/helpdesk/data_ver...
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the problem is this is still in post production so it's not out yet. this person has a tendency to do this a lot. it is really frustrating myself and others as we are all on the same set together yet he is listing he has actual roles and is getting more auditions based off of what he is getting listed. I nor others feel this is fair.
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I do have the original email that lists all the background extras which has his name listed but I don't know how to submit this so that it will stick. any help would be beneficial as I am working on doing this on all of his uncredited roles. this is just not right.
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Hmmmm, tricky. If it isn't out, you can't guarantee they've somehow got their credit bumped up into the main cast (even if this seems unlikely).

I'm afraid my best suggestion is to wait until it is out and do what I suggest above. There is a bit of a problem with some people adding themselves to films that are in production when they just aren't and this'll be a sub-category of that. Unfortunately, unless the production company gets involved (and they are often the ones adding/updating an entry's filmography before release), or there is clear evidence of wider-spread skullduggery, we usually have to wait for the project to air before we can properly clear up any dodgy credits.