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CAREFUL, this is BHW

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by DrzMedia, Mar 7, 2009.

  1. DrzMedia

    DrzMedia Regular Member

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    Just because someone here is a moderator, just because someone here is a JR. VIP/Executive VIP or just because they have so many posts or even thanks or trader feedback doesn't mean you can trust anyone. Scammers can go to any lengths to build their trust but in the end they will start reaping all the benefits of the trust they have and start stealing your money. If you haven't noticed already, you should know that an executive VIP member scammed someone and a moderator also scammed someone. I'm not saying you cannot trust any staff here but no matter what it doesn't matter if you're even dealing with HaRRo himself, just think twice before doing a very large transaction (I'm not accusing HaRRo of anything just using him for an example).

    The Internet is a place where people can mask their identity and pretend to be someone they're not. Be very careful!

    Oh yeah, and IMO if you really need to earn money BHW has some really good topics if you take the time to read them (better than even paying someone for a course). You could be making lots of money if you follow the tips/advice in these topics. You just have to find what you're interested in doing and make it work.
     
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  2. timehealthyhome

    timehealthyhome Power Member

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    very nice post, thanks. i never scam anyone, but need to be careful of scammer.
     
  3. Essential Clix

    Essential Clix Executive VIP Premium Member

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    I understand the point you're trying to make, but really you can get scammed / robbed anywhere in this world, not just on BHW. Hell, you could even get scammed by one of the most squeaky clean people on the Internet, if he/she is having a bad day...

    But yes, you're right, always be cautious of who you do business with online.
     
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  4. tonlilaz

    tonlilaz Executive VIP Premium Member

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    i think people accuse to many people of being scammers....just because a some is a poor business person it doesn't make them a scammer....it just makes them a bad business person. i think way too often, a majority of the problem occurs because of poor communication between seller AND buyer....

    yes, like with all business transactions then 'buyer beware....' but don't forget that a lot of buyers try to pull a few tricks from sellers too....you know, reverse charges on digital downloads and so on....
     
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  5. Tom

    Tom Regular Member

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    "This is BHW" ??? The scams have nothing to do with the topic of the forum. Scams occur due to the self-centered cut-throat greed that exists in our society. This is a world wide issue, not a blackhatworld issue.
     
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  6. toyo

    toyo BANNED BANNED

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    huh, come on, a few insecure guys here has a tendency to bash mods/exec vips based on stale old news again and again... get a life..

    when you're deciding to do business with anyone, evaluate all factors, and ensure in you're protecting yourself in every way possible. Even then, think out the worse case scenario, the probability of it happening(risk factor), and how much you stand to lose if that happens. If you can't accept that loss, don't do any business around here.
     
  7. stinky_boy

    stinky_boy Junior Member

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    for years i worked for a investment firm and i can tell you honestly(funny sounding with this post), i saw more bh there than i will ever see in here. they called it "aggressive marketing". you had to watch your back cause everyone screwed anyone to make a buck. only share and do only what you are prepared to lose. it's all about personal objectives winning over family, friends, loyalty, etc.
     
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  8. DrzMedia

    DrzMedia Regular Member

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    Right, I agree with what you and Essential Clix are saying about just because this is BHW doesn't make it worse than others you should be careful on all forums.

    If anyone though I was bashing mods in my post you're WRONG! Because someone just left me a reputation that said "STOP BASHING MODS YOU INSECURE BASTARD". I was just making this post as a reminder because it seemed like too many people were blindly putting their trust on people.
     
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  9. real222on

    real222on Junior Member

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    We are expressing our opinion. No name calling is warranted.
    Just be careful when you do business, online or offline.
     
  10. tonlilaz

    tonlilaz Executive VIP Premium Member

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    well then, maybe you should spend more time at dp or wf....

    don't judge a book by it's cover
     
  11. CiscoKid

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    Anyone see that report on 20/20 last night on Online Scams? Some watchdog group did a report and said that out of every 55 money making opportunities on the net, 54 of them were rip offs.. The one dude they showed was a complete dumb ass - took checks for $37.94 but never sent them anything in return.. He could have been a little bit smarter.

    What I have learned is on this board is - one persons scam is one companies legit business plan. Case in point - Incenting people to complete an offer. I am sure most of you have seen trialpaydotcom - where they basically have an end user sign up for a trial of something and trialpay pays for the product for you. What is interesting is the offers they are promoting - I am told I am not allowed to incent, yet they clearly are. There
    are 100s of examples like these out there.

    Lastly, I do not care of this place was called white hat world - people would still think they get cheated. Some members are too new, too green, under capitalized or just too stupid to use some of the stuff offered for sale on this board. For some of the stuff I bought on this board I know I fall into at least one of those groups.
     
  12. madinaz

    madinaz BANNED BANNED Premium Member

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    I've been scammed more on other fourms than BHW just always remember if something seems to good to be true it probably is and always do your homework on a seller before buying
     
  13. obtuse

    obtuse Newbie

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    Ever been scammed by a family member or friend? Have any family members, friends who would scam someone else? Scam is an ugly word and sometimes, as stated earlier, it's all a matter of perspective on the person who feels they've been taken advantage of.

    I had to sue my neighbor when their sprinkler system broke and flooded our house, yard, etc and I felt like sh!t even though they knew that's the way the system works. Had I not been such good friends with them it could have easily been a really ugly situation. It all depends on the ppl involved and the situation..........
     
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