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Jack McGrath

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My Advertising Pays is gaining some traction as a Ponzi/Pyramid Scam hybrid.  There is a considerable amount of online recruiting via U-Tube and Facebook.  They are also starting to roll out recruiting meetings in several countries.

Simon Stepsys a serial scam promoter, and Shaun Smith who is being sued as a net winner in the Zeek Rewards Ponzi are leading the charge.  Smith did five years in jail, and Stepsys was previously fined for his ridiculous income claims.

Essentially, this is the same scam as Banners Broker that imploded last year.  Stepsys was top dog in that one as well.  The CEO this time around is a guy named Mike Deese who appears to be little more than a puppet.  His history in promoting scams is rather unimpressive.  As in he was not very good at it, not that he did not promote them. 

This is a pretty good thread on the scam with lots of colorful characters, many of whom simply bounce from one scam to the next.

http://www.realscam.com/f9/my-advertising-pays-scam-ponzi-3439/
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My Advertising Pays is a clear scam.  I hope people will not fall for it.  http://ethanvanderbuilt.com/2014/12/29/my-advertising-pays-scam-opinion/
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Tanmay Keni

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If you receive the call from such numbers first thing "NEVER CALL BACK". These SCAMS started from 2010 and its very difficult to find out those SCAMMERS.
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Here is a look into the Top 10 Work At Home Business Opportunity Scams.
There are very few legitimate work at home job opportunities available.
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The Argent Global Network is operating a Ponzi/Pyramid Scheme like TelexFREE which was recently shutdown.       
http://ethanvanderbuilt.com/2014/11/05/argent-global-network-scam-yes-opinion/
The Argent Global Network scam is operating a Ponzi/Pyramid Scheme like TelexFREE which was recently shutdown.
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Don't fall for this common scam: Scam artists posing as IRS agents are starting to call people over the phone and demanding money because of "late payment" of taxes. Be informed and don't get scammed!
You probably dread a call from the IRS, but a new scam that is sweeping the nation is even more nefarious, a scam that involves a blocked number,
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NJ Consumer Affairs Brings Complaint Against "As Seen on TV" in Fairfield

This is the second time Telebrands has been cited by the state for consumer fraud. 

State violations are for: 
- automated phone systems keeps adding on products to the order that are sent and charged to customer

- making the customer then return those item at their own cost

- auto-enrollment (without customer's knowledge) in “Everyday Family Savings” program at a cost of $19.95 a month, unless customers calls to cancel. 

#FairfieldNJ   #NJFraud   #Telebrands  
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Tony Tong

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Many people out there are questioning ways to make legitimate money online via surveys.

While possible,be sure to check whether platforms like inbox dollars are scams beforehand.
Read this InboxDollars review before trying it out! There are many scams online and you have to know whether is it worth getting into before anything else!
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Do you know the similarities among #adsurfdaily  ponzi, #zeekrewards  ponzi, and the suspected #ponzischeme   #telexfree  ? Maybe you should. #mlmskeptic  
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#telexfree  co-owner James Merrill arrested by Feds over TelexFree #scam for "conspiracy to commit wire fraud".  Where is Carlos Wanzeler? He may be in Brazil. If you see him, contact the authorities! #mlmskeptic  
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Those pesky scammers are getting sophisticated! Here's an email we received recently. Our advice? Just hit DELETE! #BBB #scam
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This is a community to help consumers recognize and protect themselves against scams. Members can post recent scams they've encountered or ask Better Business Bureau a question.
 
A new study finds that the 50 worst American charities put a mere 4 percent of contributions directly towards their cause. How are crooks getting away with this and how can you steer clear of these fraudsters: http://ow.ly/JSYT4 #SmallBusiness #Scam #Fraud
Don’t let one of the 50 worst charities take you or your small business for a ride.
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The latest study by Google finds people will fall for a professional phishing email 45% of the time. So what are the telltale signs of even the most sophisticated phishing attempts? Get the facts here: http://ow.ly/FYKpe
Think you can tell a fake email from the real deal? You’d be surprised. A new Google study finds that phishing scams are more successful than we thought.
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Bill Ackman decided to send a warning letter to Herbalife’s new head of compliance Pamela Jones Harbour.
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Tony Tong

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One of the more recent scams spreading, esp around Asia.
Don't join anything without reviewing it first!
You have got to read this before you consider the Wake Up Now Business! There are so many reviews out there but they don't know how many complaints WUN has.
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You are welcome :)
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Hello guys! My name is Tony and I’m glad to be part of this community.

I have been scammed by unethical schemes before and hence I am constantly updating myself on the new scams that plague our world everyday.

Hope to know everyone better!

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Do you use Spotify? If so, change your password! Spotify sent out emails to users earlier this week warning of a security breach. Note: Android users are the only ones affected. 
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Music streaming service Spotify AB will ask some of its 40 million users to re-enter their passwords and upgrade their software in coming days after detecting unauthorized...
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Some call it the "Amway Scam" but is it really an #Amway #Scam? Absolutely not, but do a lot of distributers struggle? Yes actually. You can look through "Amway Reviews" which there are tons and tons of Amway reviews. What you'll see is either people complaining about the company or people promoting the company so what I wanted to do with Amway is straighten out the facts. At the same time I will be showing you how Amway should be ran if you want to be successful. Thanks for watching my Amway video. Oh and yes Amway is one of those "mlm companies" so if you don't like mlm companies than Amway probably isn't for you either. also they sell Nutrilite products. Amway Scam | Amway The One Reason You Wont Make Money
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I just feel that the promoters tend to misrepresent grey areas to their favour in order to recruit more people.
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Beware of the "One Ring" cell phone scam! Here's what you need to know, http://www.bbb.org/blog/2014/01/unknown-leave-it-alone/.
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