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Offline Danvs

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SCAM - Guy seeking money for µCurrent GOLD on IndieGoGo
« on: December 19, 2013, 06:02:08 am »
"Stealthily" changed the name in the title to "microCurrent GOLD".

He didn't even try very hard with his copy/pasting - he changed the $10 pledge to "John needs chocolate...." but the rest still say Dave!

Get the word out that this is a scam, remember that because he's on IndieGoGo he can keep every cent he gets even if it's under the goal.

http://www.indiegogo.com/projects/microcurrent-gold

Sent a message via IndieGoGo's reporting system but not sure what they will do or how long it will take.
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Re: SCAM - Guy seeking money for µCurrent GOLD on IndieGoGo
« Reply #1 on: December 19, 2013, 06:11:10 am »
Presumably a fake name and photo too...
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Re: SCAM - Guy seeking money for µCurrent GOLD on IndieGoGo
« Reply #2 on: December 19, 2013, 06:15:03 am »
You're right. Your comment made me do a search on Kickstarter for the original of his other campaign:

"His": http://www.indiegogo.com/projects/life-on-bitcoin-a-documentary-film

Original: http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/bitcoinlife/life-on-bitcoin-a-documentary-film?ref=live
 

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Re: SCAM - Guy seeking money for µCurrent GOLD on IndieGoGo
« Reply #3 on: December 19, 2013, 06:49:09 am »
 

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Re: SCAM - Guy seeking money for µCurrent GOLD on IndieGoGo
« Reply #5 on: December 19, 2013, 08:47:43 am »
lol, yea just been doing the same search, looks like this guy has had his photo ripped off a few times!!
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Re: SCAM - Guy seeking money for µCurrent GOLD on IndieGoGo
« Reply #6 on: December 19, 2013, 01:58:11 pm »
This warrants an email to FBI.
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Re: SCAM - Guy seeking money for µCurrent GOLD on IndieGoGo
« Reply #7 on: December 19, 2013, 03:05:23 pm »
Has he  :-//

Perhaps, he IS the same person and doing it all himself.

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Re: SCAM - Guy seeking money for µCurrent GOLD on IndieGoGo
« Reply #8 on: December 19, 2013, 03:50:15 pm »
looks like the page was just removed.  :-+
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Re: SCAM - Guy seeking money for µCurrent GOLD on IndieGoGo
« Reply #9 on: December 19, 2013, 03:51:31 pm »
looks like the page was just removed.  :-+

Including the individuals page  :-+
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Re: SCAM - Guy seeking money for µCurrent GOLD on IndieGoGo
« Reply #10 on: December 19, 2013, 07:31:55 pm »
This warrants an email to FBI.

How can you be sure he ISN'T the FBI?  :o
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