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May 30, 2017, 03:03:27 AM
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Having bitcoin by doing nothing but just invest and get a bigger stake in returned are those possible scam as i remember MMM those days of earning btc just providing help and receive help in returned 30%.

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May 30, 2017, 03:41:36 AM
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Cloud mining, hyips and doubler sites are the most common places where people have lost huge amount of bitcoins in the past as those sites targets newbies who don't have any idea of it and easily get attracted to those sites hoping to make quick money.


 
 
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June 02, 2017, 11:04:54 AM
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And how to they scam ? (Apart from the obvious- phishing.)

I read things like "multiply your bitcoin" and "free bitcoin". Sounds very dodgy, I stayed away. I'm surprised they can convince people to get involved.

Definitely hyip sites are the most common for me. I've been fooled twice with these sites claiming to doubke your amount in a week if you invest in them. The first hyip site i visited, bt river actually made me earn the first week but the next time i invested, now with a bigger capital, i got scammed along with a lot of other people. Too late when i checked their fb site and a lot of people are already complaining about not getting their investments back

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June 02, 2017, 11:21:21 AM
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HYIP, HYIP Games. Doublers. Generating and paying a fee for the transaction. Selling cloud mining.
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June 02, 2017, 11:28:59 AM
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And how to they scam ? (Apart from the obvious- phishing.)

I read things like "multiply your bitcoin" and "free bitcoin". Sounds very dodgy, I stayed away. I'm surprised they can convince people to get involved.

The words you mentioned are the usual introductory words of an obvious scam site. Even that is an obvious scam, there are still many people who easily fall on that trap. Others knows that it's a trap but still taking the risk since they have the thinking that HYIP pays at first.

How come an owner of a company can double anyone's bitcoin and gives free bitcoin to all of it's users. Those people that is seeking any kinds of online income by any means are the one who always fall to that trap.

Scam is really part of online world even prior to the existence of cryptocurrency. It will be alive as long as the number of people that always hooked to that kind of system will not be minimized.


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June 02, 2017, 12:27:35 PM
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just as my friend told me today that a guy from London told him to invest 0.06btc in a site that pay fixed 35%every Monday  and my advice to him is to run from hyip,most people have lost their hard earn money through hyip and game playing
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June 03, 2017, 03:52:37 AM
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Most of the bitcoin scams that i know and see are the hyips that offers good returns but a low chance for you to earn profit because they might closed after a few weeks after launched and gathering of investments of bitcoin from their bitcoins and also the cloud mining sites that offering mining for their investors but most of them are just hyip in disguise.

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June 03, 2017, 04:10:28 AM
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The common scams happening for now are those ICO shitcoins and those coins are using waves contract since it is easy to create an token and some of those scambugs run an ICO for it so that they can collect easy money for those people who doesn't know for this kind of scheme and also the biggest scam happen on history are hyips and you should be more aware on that since their are so many people left crying by those hyip site and never invest your money on that kind of site.





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There should be a rule saying: do not under any circumstances give your Bitcoins to any body no matter what they are promising you and no matter how legit and good they seem. think of it this way: would you share what you are earning with other people? if the answer is no then you have got what you were looking for.
I'm not saying every body are scammers but if you never send your Bitcoins to others for any reason other than selling or depositing to an exchange then you could never get scammed.

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Almost all websites that claim to double or maximize your bitcoins are scam.
No one can actually double it unless you mine or earn bitcoins physically.

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Mainly cloud mining and hyip sites are biggest scam services in my opinion.You need to invest and wait for daily return on hyip sites which sometimes they are freezing instant payout options. Be careful with hyip sites before investing money which you cant afford to lose. It is kind of lottery thing and i got scammed 2 times Sad

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HYIP and doubler. I was a victim of this before. It was just introduced to me by a friend so both of us also scammed. And from then on, I never ever trust any HYIP and doubler site again. It was really a painful for you because it was my first time to invest, although I lost only a small bitcoin but still they have scammed us. So better beware of this kind of investments.

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June 03, 2017, 08:19:33 PM
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In old days, the bitcoin based scams were coming in the name of cloud mining and now a days scammers are coming in the name of some altcoin projects and now a days every altcoin is coming with ICO plans. In between times doubling in 24 hours/100 hours kind of things were famous among faucet users.

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