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Traffic Scams....

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by ph33nd, Apr 21, 2008.

  1. ph33nd

    ph33nd Newbie

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    So yes I decided to see what buying traffic was like, and lo and behold one ip address (24.234.98.16) sending all the traffic. After taking some time to look this up it appears that this is associated with some other sites that seem to scam the balls off people in this respect. I've even found a few posts here with the same information and IP. Here's the catch. I've got a name and a phone number so I feel like with that information there might be a few of you that could, well, put this guy out of business... :p So if you've been pwned by the man through other places and have seen this IP, shoot me a PM and I'll pass the info along to you.

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  2. GoldenTiger

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    Would you mind telling us which site you bought traffic from, that way we know who to stay away from?
     
  3. revax

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    Would like to know also, it is usually a bad idea to buy traffic if you actually expect it to convert. If they are offering like 50,000 hits for $10 or something then most of the time it is junk traffic
     
  4. ph33nd

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    hxxp://engine-traffic.com

    And his name is Dan Bradstreet. I usually wouldn't put that out there but its right on the damn front page along with his phone number. :rippedhan

    So if you ever come across this guy, kick him square in the nuts.
     
  5. ph33nd

    ph33nd Newbie

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    Ha, one more thing, I should post here more often. I've gotten a good number of hits today from this post to my site haha. I'm a new bhw member, but I'm sold ;-)
     
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    The guy ph33nd is talking about is involved with immensehits.com. You guys may want to check this thread out also:

    http://www.blackhatworld.com/blackhat-seo/black-hat-seo/9270-good-place-buy-traffic.html

    I would be interested in hearing from "Snowwhite" on the issue since she recommended these guys to members when they asked for a good place to buy traffic. I am not accusing her of anything, would just like her input since she seems to be respected around here.
     
  7. nycsavage

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    I just paid $10 for 100 guarenteed signups to my site. Luckily, I paid by Paypal and my php script logs the ip from the user when they register, if any match ill be getting a full refund I think.

    The site owner knows that I will be tracking all IP's so I look forward to seeing if he can still do it.

    I do know he has only just bought the site from someone else as well.
     
  8. bizcredit

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    I have been recently ripped off by someone here, $40. You know who you are.
     
  9. nycsavage

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    I have to agree!!! I have only just started using my signature from this morning (21st April) but up to the 20th April, 1.3% of my total ever visits was from BHW :O

    And im not even advertising lol
     
  10. ph33nd

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    someone that's posted in this thread or someone on bhw?
     
  11. ph33nd

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    oh and fyi... that computer at (24.234.98.16) seems to have real server on it... from what I know thats fairly simply exploited ;-)