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Arrested for Fake WhatsApp Software!

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by cricket1, Jul 23, 2013.

  1. cricket1

    cricket1 Senior Member

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    Seeing as a lot of newbies here, especially in the Journey section, promote fake content and monetize it with content locking, this may make you think twice before creating another one of those apps.

    Source: http://news.en.softonic.com/developer-of-whatsapp-spy-app-arrested
     
  2. Roparadise

    Roparadise BANNED BANNED

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    There is a difference between making people spend money and fill out a survey. That guy committed fraud the people with surveys are not committing fraud.
     
  3. Junkfood00

    Junkfood00 Elite Member

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    Easy on the people around here promoting fake content for making a living, it's their bread and butter. This matter is a lot different than what you meant to say.

    There are several degrees of crimes and this was serious enough to warrant arrest order. They won't go out and spend all the resources on someone promoting some fake shit for an email submit.

    Also, that is the worst developer in history, or he ain't one, just some drug dealer who ain't got any better to do in life.
     
  4. Qokaine

    Qokaine Regular Member

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    people are stupid trying to take the easy way out, just keep it legit!
     
  5. cricket1

    cricket1 Senior Member

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    I get your point, but there are some countries with no surveys available and PIN submits is the only way to monetize.
    I guess they would have to disable those offers from showing on their lockers in order to stay safe then.
     
  6. hardcorebiker

    hardcorebiker Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    I think this is the site in question

    The site looks legit and is asking people to buy it instead of Filling up an offer. Is quite clear this is fraud and that guy could have easily get sued for that and its that keyword recieves 18k searches too

    However I feel that people need to take care of what you are promoting on your site. Since you are using their Trademark to benefit yourself. Its risky but the safer way could be through Youtube if anyones wants to promote fake content. Or just go for offshore hosting with your content on the site and stay safe...
     
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