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April 20, 2013, 11:03:56 PM
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Hello!

Newbie here (though getting familiar with Bitcoins & Litecoins since last couple of weeks). Already mining litecoins (BTC hashrate is not even worth mentioning :-) ). And already found out the cruel world of bitcoin scammers. But that's how we learn!

May i ask what happened?

Sure!

One of the websites was selling a too-f**ing-good-to-be-true deal and I jumped in. Immediately realized that this was bad, but I had already completed my PayPal transaction. Started searching around the net and this was 100% fraud. I even tried to dig up details using my paypal transaction, his domain info, etc... repeated chats with the "customer support". All of it was seemingly like what everyone else found out - once you submit the transaction, you are gone. The site looks a bit shady if you know what to look for - the deals for sure are very appealing. Try doing a live chat and you'll get more details about this "seller" and his intentions. Paypal isn't verified, but he has a hazy image of "paypal verified" and every "secure" icon you can get.

With the BTC prices going up, and all the other means difficult, I made a fatal mistake. He constantly spams message boards and reddits with his out-of-this-world-deal. I now made a point to report that to approp board wherever I see it, as well as pester him on the chat, hoping he will atleast stop for a while and save few other newbies like me.

Still trying to get Paypal / my bank to get this reversed. I'll post more details here if anyone is interested.

My 0.02 BTC (I guess right way is to say 2 Santoshis? )  - Pay attention to threads like this at Reddit - http://www.reddit.com/r/BetterBitcoinBureau/comments/1cpx08/official_bitcoin_scam_thread/



Thanks for the scam info link!

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April 20, 2013, 11:10:57 PM
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Hey, I'm thebadplus.

It's a tribute (and identity theft) of a great contemporary jazz band:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LKllfSfgB4k

enjoy.

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April 20, 2013, 11:28:29 PM
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Hello from Australia!
My name is Craig and I work for an NGO in child safety services.
I've been watching the forum for about three weeks and finally decided to join it.
I'm very interested to see the development of Bitcoins and related communities.

NGO = Government funded?  Can you Aussies not make sure your children are safe without NGO's?

If so...**moocher**  **cough **.

Just kidding, welcome aboard, start mining or hashing for the cause asap.

Yes NGO = Non-Government Organisation
We are funded to care for children that have been relinquished by there parents due to extreme needs.

Thanks for the welcome Smiley

Tips appreciated Smiley 1MvzTdTYmSBgUmLL5P6UHNU13VbFeUcFDm
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April 20, 2013, 11:34:56 PM
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Hello!
I have an FPGA I used in a high school project, and I need help setting the FPGA up to be a bitcoin Miner! Until I can reach the other side of the forum, I guess I am waiting here...
-Relisher
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April 20, 2013, 11:37:30 PM
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Hi,


My name is Matt. I've been watching bitcoin since 2010 and finally decided to join and make some contributions.

Also, I'm interested in bidding in the upcoming friedcat's auction for some usb devices.

Could I please be allowed on the main board?


Thank you

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April 20, 2013, 11:45:53 PM
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2 to Go Cheesy
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April 21, 2013, 12:46:21 AM
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Hello from Australia!
My name is Craig and I work for an NGO in child safety services.
I've been watching the forum for about three weeks and finally decided to join it.
I'm very interested to see the development of Bitcoins and related communities.

NGO = Government funded?  Can you Aussies not make sure your children are safe without NGO's?

If so...**moocher**  **cough **.

Just kidding, welcome aboard, start mining or hashing for the cause asap.

Yes NGO = Non-Government Organisation
We are funded to care for children that have been relinquished by there parents due to extreme needs.

Thanks for the welcome Smiley

"Are there no prisons?  Are there no workhouses?"

BTC: 1M7gCkPUQe76pAs4Ya6wM3ihqKHKA1TYB8
LTC: LYYC67qyVXnbvv11mYzcPREhVRgkmA8zz3
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April 21, 2013, 01:17:03 AM
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yo sup every1 I love weed
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April 21, 2013, 01:24:37 AM
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Hi all,

I'm a newbie here, but I actually had some bitcoins 2 years ago that I purchased via PayPal, and via Slush's mining pool. But they were stored on my SSD which failed, and I had no backups. At the time I didn't care because the price was so low, and I couldn't be bothered to set everything up again once I had fixed my PC, so I pretty much forgot about bitcoin.

The recent runup in prices has rekindled my interest (and made that SSD failure extremely expensive...) so here I am.
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April 21, 2013, 01:26:50 AM
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greetings and hallucinations  Cool

http://www.sgbullion.com "bullion for the little guy and we take bitcoin" To donate to my favorite cause 1MXbEx3JpHSfrFmnjfaom9JdsPFuy8PD4g
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April 21, 2013, 01:31:36 AM
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Hi All,

Just got introduced to Bitcoin and Crypto Currencies through the explosion of news coverage, so delved further and have been, for the past week, absolutely enthralled by this.

Going to keep an eye on this as it will be, at the very least, fascinating!

Good luck to all!

Litecoin Kamikaze Game (http://litecoinkamikaze.com/ref/11196)
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April 21, 2013, 01:41:26 AM
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Yet another of the five posts needed to exit limbo...

Should have registered when I first started reading, I would have five gold coins by now.

Every little BTC helps.  14P3TfbttSpQ3BxUjwrUrmNU6F4mB9aMS5
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April 21, 2013, 01:53:19 AM
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I'm BTConfire! Hi everyone  Smiley
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April 21, 2013, 01:58:02 AM
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I am RippleMe and I say hi to all!!!
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April 21, 2013, 09:57:51 AM
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Hello from Australia!
My name is Craig and I work for an NGO in child safety services.
I've been watching the forum for about three weeks and finally decided to join it.
I'm very interested to see the development of Bitcoins and related communities.

NGO = Government funded?  Can you Aussies not make sure your children are safe without NGO's?

If so...**moocher**  **cough **.

Just kidding, welcome aboard, start mining or hashing for the cause asap.

Yes NGO = Non-Government Organisation
We are funded to care for children that have been relinquished by there parents due to extreme needs.

Thanks for the welcome Smiley

"Are there no prisons?  Are there no workhouses?"

Erm..... What are you asking?

Tips appreciated Smiley 1MvzTdTYmSBgUmLL5P6UHNU13VbFeUcFDm
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April 21, 2013, 11:05:30 AM
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Hi All,

Just got introduced to Bitcoin and Crypto Currencies through the explosion of news coverage, so delved further and have been, for the past week, absolutely enthralled by this.

Going to keep an eye on this as it will be, at the very least, fascinating!

Good luck to all!

Good to have you have you on board Smiley
Make sure to read up on the ideas behind bitcoin, and not simply treat is as any other investment.

Sharecoin: SXXEsuAg1rzbcRKfE4qYmb1R593FsPpPAz
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April 21, 2013, 11:18:03 AM
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Hi, this is the first of my five posts. I didn't realise that you only can post/reply on the main board after 5 posts to this board.
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April 21, 2013, 11:20:17 AM
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April 21, 2013, 11:20:55 AM
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Post number 4.
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