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April 20, 2013, 06:39:12 PM
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https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=181429.0 btc-escrow.co (Pending, New acct + Loan req)

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April 22, 2013, 07:34:35 PM
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This man: https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?action=profile;u=94037
seems to be suspicious. He requested loan from me, in private message, "for funding new HYIP program".

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April 23, 2013, 05:50:22 PM
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https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=183309.0 theblazehen (Pending, New acct + Loan req)
https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=185004.0 bennett616 (Pending, New acct + Multiple loan reqs)

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April 24, 2013, 03:17:40 AM
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https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=185898.0 ashleysly (Pending, New acct + Loan req + Signs with full name + Implied female)

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April 24, 2013, 03:21:28 AM
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https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=186031.0 kidcudi09 (Pending, New acct + Loan req)
https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=185898.0 ashleysly (Pending, New acct + Loan req + Signs with full name + Implied female)

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April 24, 2013, 07:59:31 PM
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https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=184165.0 rarkenin (Pending, New acct + Loan req)

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April 26, 2013, 10:43:57 PM
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https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=188674.0 vivithemage (Pending, Old dormant account newly revived and asking for a loan)

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April 27, 2013, 04:01:16 AM
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https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=188645.0 CryptoTrader (Scammer, New acct + Currency exchanging where you send first)

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April 27, 2013, 09:43:54 AM
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Very useful info. I only joined the forum 3 days ago. Since then I have made about 22 successful transactions for currency exchange. Sadly, another 5 were scammers who stole my payment in various different ways. I will list them when I can discern the right place to do so...Good learning curve, anyway
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April 27, 2013, 03:27:12 PM
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https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=182592.msg1906648#msg1906648

https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?action=profile;u=58741
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May 10, 2013, 06:22:52 AM
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https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=200690.0 GHE2OGOTH1K (Pending, New acct + MacBook Pro for sale, Insists on escrow but do not send to any address unless provided by the escrow agent himself)

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May 10, 2013, 07:22:22 AM
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https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=200123.0


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May 11, 2013, 10:05:00 AM
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From an experience I've just had, always be suspicious of people who have taken out several loans at once and they haven't taken steps to repay, chances are it's a grab and run strategy.
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May 17, 2013, 02:09:00 AM
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From an experience I've just had, always be suspicious of people who have taken out several loans at once and they haven't taken steps to repay, chances are it's a grab and run strategy.

On this note, always ask if they can provide collateral.

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May 19, 2013, 09:53:52 PM
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REDACTED. Just a misunderstanding.

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May 19, 2013, 10:00:50 PM
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Had you gone through the reputation thread? Scammer galore.
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May 19, 2013, 10:04:59 PM
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I seen this guy trying to say you're a scammer, lolz. Had you gone through the reputation thread? Scammer galore.

I have, but it's gotten to the point that it's hard to keep up culling all the potential scammers from honest traders. Can you edit out your quote from me plz? It was just a misunderstanding and I'm going back and editing my knee-jerk responses. Thanks man Smiley

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May 19, 2013, 10:15:51 PM
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done.
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May 23, 2013, 03:24:59 AM
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I think the very nature of Bitcoins are an invitation for scammers looking for easy payout.  Glad I read this, thanks for posting.

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May 27, 2013, 10:20:43 AM
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The number of "old" members scamming seems to be much higher than newbs scamming. I have been scammed by a so called "veteran (Hero Member)" of this forum and I detected 3 more "old member" scammers in just a day of posting in the Marketplace. This forum should have a much better feedback/trust system as right now it seems out of 10 members , 9 are trying to scam (account age no bar)

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