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Got ripped off by a warrior forum member :(

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by SeattleBites, Jan 7, 2012.

  1. SeattleBites

    SeattleBites BANNED BANNED

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    I helped a warrior forum member for a pretty good penny (over a 1,000 dollars)

    he emailed me and told me thanks, was greatly appreciative)

    a few days later he did a chargeback, the hard one where it goes from his credit card. I lost out.

    Now I am screwed, I can't go to ASW 2012 and he says (the one I helped) there is nothing I can do since I can't necessarily take back the time or anything.

    I am super frustrated right now.

    I was thinking of slamming his business name and everything but I am wondering if I should just chalk it up as a learning experience. Then hope Karma bites him in the a$$.

    Thoughts, please.
     
  2. Virus1

    Virus1 Supreme Member

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    what did you do for him that cost that much.

    pm me his site.. let me look at it.
     
  3. clyde

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    There's no such thing as Karma so relying on that is not a good business decision.

    The best way is to always just focus on making more money.
    Can't really give a good advice without you revealing what he actually did.
     
  4. HFlame7

    HFlame7 Regular Member

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    Please PM his username and site, or at least his/her username.

    Edit: What did you help him/her with?
     
  5. Tmill

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    I would suggest making it known what he has down so others don't fall into this same mistake. 1000 dollars is a lot of money and would hurt many people who don't earn much
     
  6. Gormagor

    Gormagor Junior Member Premium Member

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    Scams involving four-figures sums are considered serious. You might be able to afford the loss, but such as scam could have crippled a newbie who handed over the bulk of his savings after becoming enchanted with a promising-looking service.

    If you unequivocally know that you have been scammed, then expose him - doing so may save others from a similar plight.
     
  7. JasonZ10

    JasonZ10 Regular Member

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    If there's no chance of getting your money back, you could go to some shady forums (not saying any in particular) and learn how to/get people to make his business a living hell.
     
  8. datadyne

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    It's warrior forum, what'd you expect?
     
  9. SeattleBites

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    here is the run down.

    He was wanting someone who had an authorize account. We chatted, I agreed he could use mine. Then he was like could I help him set up affiliates for his new marketing idea *which went in the toilet* He either got bored or it wasn't going the way he wanted. i told him, for rounding up affiliates and marketing, it'd be 1100 dollars. As I rely heavily on offline marketing amongst other things.

    He wanted to get started right away, immediately. I was gullible and started before the money hit my account. I got him in contact with a few different hitters who came back to me and had warned me to run far away because he was annoying, demanding and a bit on the loose end.

    I got him everything he wanted, and I continued to be helpful. Then he drops the bomb that he is no longer interested in the project as its not turning the way he thought it would, etc. He wants me to refund everything so he can start a new project. I said, you need to apply more effort to it before giving it up. He was like, you are right. What can you do to help. I should have known he was playing me at this time.

    Long story short, I have a negative account and no way to have recourse. I think I will just focus on making more money.

    Some of those guys over there act like they are the kings. At one point, he was telling me all about how he has all this authority & I better give him his money back or he could make my life miserable. He was talking about how he makes all this money, etc.

    I even was straight up honest with him, I told him that I didn't have money to refund him because his campaign took a lot of resources and even dipped into my personal money.

    Ah, I'll just keep plugging along.
     
  10. HFlame7

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    That sucks man. Post or PM his username so we don't fall for this crap.