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Flippa Scam Sites For Sale

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by Flippa101, Jun 23, 2012.

  1. Flippa101

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    To BHW and the BHW community. Not sure if I have enough adequate prrof to pis this and I may be banned, but I'm risking my account on here to increase the awareness of a scam that's been taking place and I'm going to be the voice for the BHW community and for those who have been scammed by buying sites that have no revenue/traffic but are being advertised as being steady income earners with steady traffic.

    For quite a while, sellers on Flippa have been selling these "$1,200 Profit in First 8 days" sites and it's all a pure lie and they're being deceptive. There selling false promises to real people with exaggerated claims and are literally taking money away from real, ethical and hard working people. It's time for this to stop and it's time for the awareness to spread. Sometimes it takes the voice of one for many to hear and in hopes of readers awaring others about what's going on, I'm writing this thread.

    This is a serious problem that needs to be tended to and I hope supporters will comment on this thread to show their support as well.
     
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  2. Flippa101

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  3. Dan Da Man

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    IF anyone is stupid enough to buy a site that claims $1,200 in a week profit deserves to be ripped off.
     
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  4. Dan Da Man

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    Who cares. This is the internet. There are scammers everywhere. So fuckin what? Use your brain and dont be retarded. I have no support for lazy people looking for a quick buck. If it seems to good to be true then it is too good to be true. Simple as that. Problem solved
     
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    Thanks for heads up! I was going to buy a decent earning website from Flippa.
    BTW, do you have some tips/advice to avoid these scams? I mean, how to buy real legit businesses over Flippa?
     
  6. Union

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    Flippa101,
    im sure that 99% of members from this community, knows what is Flippa about, but Flippa Stuff doesnt care about us, cause they have their money from noobs looking to buy those Trash sites...
     
  7. Flippa101

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    Yes, do your Due Diligance on the site and see if the seller has any past feedback, if so, does the seller have good feedback. Why is he selling the site? Also, make sure the numbers match up. A dead give away is a seller claiming x,xxx uniques per day/month but yet there's no links pointing to the site, no pages indexed in Google and has a 0 for an Alexa rank because it's receiving no traffic. PM me if you have any other questions and I'd b more then happy to help. It's better to ask then to make an uneducated bid, you research is a better investment then the site.
     
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  8. Union

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    oh, and lets continue this Great thread with some more examples, Guys, here is you chance to make millions with a few invested thousands :)

    First Money Maker Deal of your Life :) was Established this month but already made over $4000 in Sales :)
    Get it now, https://flippa.com/2761259-fully-outsourced-newbie-friendly-no-reserve
    Already 79 Bids:)

    Another Money Maker Business, Buyt it just for $1500, and you can make at least $3000 a month, get it :)
    https://flippa.com/2758453-1-250-in-11-days-website-creation-business-video-proof-no-exp-needed
    This one has 107 bids:)
     
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    These are obvious scams. Who would sell a site making more money than its actual price being posted there?
     
  11. Tsmash

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    So basically, anyone that can be fooled deserves to be fooled? So if a member here posted a thread for a JV and they got some partners/investors and then took the money and ran... it would be okay because they were stupid enough to do business with the poster?

    Someone told me 18 months ago that I could be making a killing with less than two hours of work per day... that was too good to be true. Now here I sit making 12k+ a month. Should I have strayed away because it sounded too good to be true? I bet you would have.

    No one deserves being scammed/ripped off. Your way of thinking is pretty much like saying "yeah, there are rapists out there. If you're stupid enough to go out on a date with some guy you just met, and he date rapes you? So what, you're the idiot for going out with a guy you didn't know very well. I mean come on, he was rich and handsome and if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is. Problem solved".

    Edit: I was drunk and in a bad mood when I wrote this last night. Although I think Dan The Man was a bit harsh, I do agree with the fact that everyone needs to do their due diligence. However, I do feel that your average person who isn't an internet marketer, and knows nothing about flippa could easily be fooled by the "verified" analytics and earning statements along with flippa seller score.
     
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  12. poisonsembrace

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    I saw your comments on the current top auction on Flippa most active. I've been making a few videos about these auctions. I've been tracking these for a while. Did you know that some days, over 50% of the listings on the most active are fraudulent auctions? That's how bad it is but it's a core part of the Flippa business so don't look to them to remove them.

    I've spoken with Flippa about the scams and they usually claim there is no proof or evidence of scams. They basically do not give a fuck unless the scammer makes an obvious mistake. The Flippa T&C state that they don't run the auctions but only provide the platform. Flippa are not only scam enablers but they profit from the scams. Flippa are just as big a scumbags as the criminals who post these auctions.

    The most important thing to realise about these auctions is that they are not clever marketing but the acts of criminals.

    On the upside - I have a friend who works in the Australian media who is putting together an expose.
     
  13. Nyr1979

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    Tsmash you make a good point. But I think that what DanDaMan is saying is that you must do your own research when buying a site. You can't just rely on their salespage and "proof of income" on Flippa. And we can't expect Flippa to verify all their listings to see whether or not they make as much as they claim. Due diligence cannot be ignored when investing any amount of money. And if someone is scammed, well he simply didn't do his job right and has paid for trying to take a shortcut. You can't argue that.
     
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    I've always wondered how people sell these sites. Even more, the buyers don't even question the paypal proofs in the comments area.
     
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    First time you have read DandaMan's posts, Huh?
     
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    Flippa wont care as long as they get their $19 fee and few more bucks. They dont care if someone gets screwed of their hard earned cash.
     
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    i agree nobody deserved to be scammed but the solution is not to notify Flippa what's going on. These crooks dont deserve it.

    We should have our own buy/sell websites section here in BHW. now that will be a solution
     
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    If Flippa is so worried about it how about reviewing the sales page before it goes live?
     
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    I personally think that'd be a disaster..

    since to sell sites u need to out domain name, kws ranking for and google analytics data.

    would be very risky to do that on bhw.

     
  20. Union

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    Yes, BHW is not an alternative, we should find an alternative outside, Probably the best way is to Setup a new Site, but the problem is Traffic and of course, nobody want to invest in this type of project.