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How Much Have You Guys Been scammed Since You've Started IM?

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by lietuvis002, Mar 26, 2013.

  1. lietuvis002

    lietuvis002 BANNED BANNED

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    i started im about 2 years ago and through the course ive been scammed about 5k, of course ive recovered and made more! many of the scammers were from BHW, theyve all been banned now though:)

    So yeah, i still see many people getting scammed especially newbies who are the most vulnerable, what i do suggest to newbies before sending money over to people is asking reputed members to help to check or something because of course they will have more experience and will have an easier time telling the difference between the scammers and the trustworthy, or you could just buy from bst.

    So yeah friends How Much Have You Guys Been scammed Since You've Started IM?

    thanks y'all
     
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  2. Ste Fishkin

    Ste Fishkin Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    $600, will never happen again though.
     
  3. proxygo

    proxygo Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    ive been scammed over the last 5 yrs on bhw a few
    times, strangely mostly from donors/vips about 5/6 [ 1000$ ]
    but you cant group a whole community based on a few
    miss dealings. i made 1000 times more than i ever
    lost and most of them where banned anyways so
    in closing fck em. onwards and upwards
     
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  4. mikeydell

    mikeydell Senior Member

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    I got scammed, for 4G back close to 10 yrs ago when I didnt know much, and kinda of took everyone at their word. Boy did I learn in hurry that you don't do that. Know I follow the late Ronald Regan's term he made famous "Trust But Verify" Since then, knock on wood I havent been scammed again. But with that said you never know when the next con man is coming. Isn't it funny that the word "con man" is short for "Confidence Man" Pretty ironic if you ask me lol
     
  5. youtalkmedia

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    have not really been "scammed"fully, but I have wasted about $500-$600 on services that claimed to be amazing but were garbage.

    I did get the services, however they did nothing to help me.
     
  6. proxygo

    proxygo Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    not a scam just a crappy product
     
  7. lietuvis002

    lietuvis002 BANNED BANNED

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    yup bro totally agree, there will alsways be the bad side of a society, however when the good side is stronger, the bad will never be able to do anything!keep the spirit up :)
     
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    So far $1250 + $300. It will probably happen again too. Not because I'm dumb, but because that is often the nature of the beast for good returns (and I was also dumb :) )
     
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  9. lietuvis002

    lietuvis002 BANNED BANNED

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    never realized that shit, good one bro
     
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    Same here, once bought some $100+ service but worked like shit.
     
  11. C@MEL

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    Not even a penny :)
     
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    good thread

    $30; were not mine. some one just asked me to use my pp account and paid me in local cash, but the account seller changed passwords for all account after delivery.
     
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    My exposure to CC charge-backs never let feel that pain.
     
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    big fat $0
     
  15. haki_master

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    Same here up until now if someone tried to scam me cc chargeback never failed me
     
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    Once - here for $500 - moved on - never looked back ;)
     
  17. ytr191

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    I was scammed for $190 dollars.

    Iphone refurb scam, by Dan2friend. A bhw member.

    He took my scammers virginity.
     
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    $200... I was such an idiot and learned my lesson.
     
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    15 dollars buying P.V.A. fiverr gigs with accts that got banned within a week if that counts.

    I've been lucky and haven't been outright scammed yet.
     
  20. Known

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    The only time I have come close to getting scammed is buying an ebook that was complete garbage.