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Scammed by Cynical:I was naive....Beware!

Discussion in 'The Shit List' started by goodguy333, Jan 24, 2011.

  1. goodguy333

    goodguy333 Junior Member

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    Dear BHW,

    Cynical made a thread on 1st Jan of this month seeking investment in his business.He claimed to give 40% returns on the deposits with a minumum threshold of $100.I paid him in good faith.The thread seems to be gone.But I have his correspondence in pm.

    Sample this,
    Now,he has shown his true colours.:(
    He is not responding to my pm's here or via email.Repeated attempts to contact him for a past few days did not yield any result.

    Well,it is truly said that "A fool and his money his parted soon".I played the part of the fool perfectly.:eek:

    $100 is big amount to me,it will take me around 5-6 months to earn it back.Much more important than losing my money,I lost the trust,which in my opinion is more valuable.

    Now this member is very well alive and kicking, sniffing opportunities to hook up naives.

    I am ready to give transaction details to moderators.I paid via LR.Again big mistake since I had no balance in paypal.

    I will be obliged if some action is taken against this guy.

    Thanks and Regards
     
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  2. ayush.das

    ayush.das Newbie

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    Well if it would take you 5-6 months to earn it back - you REEEEALLY shouldn't have invested it. This is how most people loose money - in hopes of doubling it quickly or getting massive returns.

    Hope something can be done abt this as the member is frm BHW.
     
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  3. flaktrak

    flaktrak Power Member

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    The best advice I can give anyone is.. before you invest anything with someone here. go read the shitlist first!

    The person in question will not be in it. but you will read a lot of stories that start like.

    "I was a fool to trust tihs guy.."
    or
    "This person was really NICE until I sent him the money.. "

    anyway if you want to do business on BHW only deal with the "OFFICIAL SALES THREADS".

    That is my advice for the day!
     
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  4. goodguy333

    goodguy333 Junior Member

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    Yep,I m in a 9-5 job,hence dont have much time to be in online money making.I have learnt lesson now.I know its no use regretting,thing is others should not be scammed by this guy.

    Thanks for your concern
     
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    Good guy,

    I must say I am sitting here agape after reading your post.

    It is great that you are warning others of this guy.

    That said, you must ask yourself one simple question..."What about me is so gullible that I actually bought into this obvious scam?"

    I hope you find the answer and never let yourself get blindsided by one of these a$$holes again! There are NO free lunches in this world.

    Think about these kind of deals like a poker player does. When they enter a room and look around unsuccessfully to find the "fish", they are usually aware enough to realize that they are the "fish"

    Good luck!
     
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  6. goodguy333

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    Thank you ayush.das,flaktrak and terryv48 for your concerns and sane advices.I was bit carried away,literally.Will be utmost cautious in my future dealings wrt money.

    Thanks and Regards
     
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    Post the member profile url...
     
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  8. Divinityfound

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    Scams like that are called Ponzi Schemes. Sadly he just took your money and ran.
     
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  9. crowly

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    Sorry to hear that OP..damn stealing as$#$
     
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    He is online right now, looking at the "money making" section, probs avoiding the PM.
     
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    Yah he is online also posted some thread lol...
     
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    Yes but most likely the OP is a friendly guy (as I see he isn't using caps as most of the others do...). He is just a friendly guy probably, wanting to help another guy out, even if it means sending him $100 which takes 5-6 months to earn for him. Well I think that if it's true what you are saying, then you deserve more than $100 back.
     
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    tick tock
    cynical
    tick tock
     
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    I look at Cynical's post count...and then I find the answer I knew already....
     
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  16. mccullum

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    sorry about getting scammed dude.

    But regarding the dayjob,do not let it come in the way of your IM career.You got to find time for online money making no matter what so that one day you can show the middle finger to your boss :) Good luck.
     
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  17. goodguy333

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    Thank you BigBuddy,Divinityfound,crowly,7878,LukaB,newnetworks,turbopugsleylx,mccullum

    Thank you all,for taking your precious time to answer my thread.

    Hey mccullum,I know I need to work more for IM.
    No more excuses.

    Thanks and Regards
     
  18. ppcgod

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    If it is sounds too good to be true...

    Think about it if he really had something so good he would make 40% in that amount of time he would be living in a mansion made of gold with hot girls as his armchairs...

    Interest rate of the best and richest hedge fund managers in the world who manage TRILLIONS of dollars can't even touch 40% return in that short amount of time... so... you should probably know things wouldn't end well.

    That being said we all make mistakes at least it was a cheap one!
     
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  19. Bross

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    What was the nature of the investment?
    The best advice I can give you is not to be such a "nice guy".

    Don't invest in anyone and if you do; research. I just checked his posts and noticed the following contradiction:

    Post #1:

    blackhatworld.com/blackhat-seo/joint-ventures/270100-need-designers-coders-5figure-biz-each-min.html#post2427952

    Post #2 (older):

    blackhatworld.com/blackhat-seo/buy-sell-services/230956-sexy-graphic-designing-service-logo-web-designs-illustrations-banners-wordpress-4.html#post2392259

    In the older one he is looking for graphic design. 2 Weeks later he suddenly became a graphic designer.
    Obviously this is fishy and a scam operation.

    REASEARCH and don't be the nice-guy behind your username.
     
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  20. goodguy333

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    Thank you ppcgod and Bross
    I admit I had been greedy and lazy and consequently punished for my actions.
    The buck stops at me....!

    Thanks and Regards