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September 17, 2017, 04:52:02 PM
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So I followed the ATS token for a few weeks. I gained quite a few tokens by promoting them on social media and registering with them.
When it came out to distribute the tokens, they came up with some lame excuses and didn't distribute any.
If this is how they plan to do business, I would stay away. Just words of advice.

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September 17, 2017, 05:02:59 PM
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do you send this ICO dev pm or email to ask your problem? I just see they say they still distribute  their token. So you can wait 1-3 day

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September 17, 2017, 05:05:45 PM
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Just received an email saying that all the tokens have been distributed. If you did not get yours you are a crook and we will not talk to you.
Great way to deal with people lol.

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September 17, 2017, 05:09:22 PM
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I dont really know about ATS, what is ATS, I just heard it.
have you research and ask the dev ATS project, you should do a surver and ask the same colleagues campaigning ico ATS.

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September 17, 2017, 05:12:59 PM
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Seems like ATS is scamming many people these days since the scam accusations towards ATS is making the list long.
There is similar thread here https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=2185901.0 and this person has also been scammed by ATS.
So ATS is using the referral scheme to get more vistiors and registrations on their website but giving nothing in return.
I guess its time to make posts on Scam Accusations board. Make posts there so that everybody gets enlightened.

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September 17, 2017, 05:26:46 PM
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I got my tokens, but I had to add custom token to MyEtherWallet to see them, as described here: http://authorship.com/2017/08/01/how-do-i-view-ats-tokens-in-my-wallet/.

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September 17, 2017, 05:34:17 PM
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I got my tokens, but I had to add custom token to MyEtherWallet to see them, as described here: http://authorship.com/2017/08/01/how-do-i-view-ats-tokens-in-my-wallet/.

Tried it. It did not make a difference.

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September 17, 2017, 05:41:33 PM
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I did not receive tokens either. They have sent an email with reasons and excuses, but none of them describes my situation. I did not cheat nor used a vpn or something like that.
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September 17, 2017, 05:48:39 PM
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It's not a scam. I got my tokens, so I can confirm that they are distributing at least some of them. But yes I would be p***ed off too if I hadn't received any.

I think their initial post about not sending out any more was a bit of an over-reaction, which to their credit they seem to have now realised, which is why they've put out a new statement saying they'll send the tokens to anyone where there were no more than 3 registrations from the same IP address.

Obviously there has been a lot of multi-accounting though to cause the problem in the first place.

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September 18, 2017, 07:38:52 AM
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Same here: many emails, no tokens. I call scam indeed, if this is how they get people to give them referrals for free.

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September 18, 2017, 07:48:34 AM
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I'm still waiting their tokens too. I participated at airdrop only so it won't be so sad if I lose them. But if you worked hard to get them... this differs.

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September 18, 2017, 08:43:06 AM
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ATS are not scam I already receive the token that they are distributed it takes 2 days because their policy is first come first serve basis, they are going to email you an address for you to check if you receive a token if your using same ip address you can't claim any tokens you will read them on the email yhat they always sent to you every update.

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September 18, 2017, 08:48:48 AM
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Seems they kicked out anyone who used a VPN, which nowadays is a lot of people.
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September 18, 2017, 08:50:50 AM
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It might not be a scam, I wouldn't be in a hurry for such an accusation, but I haven't received my bounty tokens either. Although there were not so many tokens earned, I'm still waiting to receive them.

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September 18, 2017, 08:54:55 AM
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I'm still waiting their tokens too. I participated at airdrop only so it won't be so sad if I lose them. But if you worked hard to get them... this differs.
go to https://etherscan.io/token/0x2dAEE1AA61D60A252DC80564499A69802853583A
and enter your address into "search/filter by" field
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September 18, 2017, 08:56:46 AM
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Is VPN a problem for many coins? I think IOTA and byteball wallets don't take well to VPN. But then even if I switch it VPN off, something like Bittrex will inform me I'm logging in from a different ISN.
Anyway, is there a consolidated list of scam coins? That would be lovely. As some have pointed out, something like IOTA may not be a scam, but they use home-rolled code. There are many from genuine-but-incompetent to outright look-at-my-eyes-not-your-wallet types. Gotta start somewhere so it would be helpful to have a list of the snake oil sellers.

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September 18, 2017, 08:57:48 AM
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I'm still waiting their tokens too. I participated at airdrop only so it won't be so sad if I lose them. But if you worked hard to get them... this differs.
go to https://etherscan.io/token/0x2dAEE1AA61D60A252DC80564499A69802853583A
and enter your address into "search/filter by" field
Thanks for sharing this! I did so and found nothing -    There are no matching entries so they haven't sent me anything

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September 18, 2017, 03:13:42 PM
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I received both from my investment and bounty. I hope the honest ones receive their shares. Smiley

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September 18, 2017, 04:36:46 PM
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For me no problem !!
I received all the tokens I had to receive.
I hope now that these tokens will take a lot of value



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September 18, 2017, 05:09:11 PM
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Who buys this coin? Some people are really deserving to be scammed. Sec and china is really right to regulate ICOs. People are investing in every ico...

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