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Rubes fall for a Ponzi Scheme Originated In Small North Carolina Town

Discussion in 'Current Events' started by stevethrower, Mar 31, 2013.

  1. stevethrower

    stevethrower Got Sig?

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  2. LiddyRules

    LiddyRules I'm Gonna Be The Bestest Pilot In The Whole Galaxy

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    I heard the culprit is heading for a town called River City.
     
  3. gleet

    gleet What's black and white and red all over?

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    Guess again, catch phrase writer.
     
  4. Party Rooster

    Party Rooster Unleash The Beast

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    Did they advertise on Sirius?
     
  5. stevethrower

    stevethrower Got Sig?

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    I think they did...
     
  6. lajikal

    lajikal Registered User

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    Lol. Silly slaves.
     
  7. Haeder

    Haeder South Dakota

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    Former nursing home magician makes millions disappear?

    Brilliant!

    Probably pulled quarters out of the ears of prospective clients. How could they not invest?
     
  8. tattered

    tattered Uber-Aryan
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    Ham and eggers gonna ham and egg
     
  9. MayrMeninoCrash

    MayrMeninoCrash Liberal Psycopath

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    Silly hayseed rubes.

    I want to know how anyone falls for those penny auctions? I know they advertised on Sirius too. Hooray you paid $10 for an ipad****

    (****Each "penny" worth of bid cost $1.00 in American money....enjoy that $1,000 ipad).
     
  10. fletcher

    fletcher Darkness always says hello.
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    What is the old saying? A fool and their money are soon to part? Something like that. For example, quick loan companies like Western Sky.
     
  11. Creasy Bear

    Creasy Bear gorgeousness and gorgeousity made flesh
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    Zero sympathy.
     
  12. tattered

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    At least western sky basically says up front you're dumb for taking a loan with us
     
  13. Hate & Discontent

    Hate & Discontent Yo, homie. Is that my briefcase?

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    Seems like every time their ad changes the APR has gone up.

    Sent from the USS Sulaco.
     
  14. SKEPTIC

    SKEPTIC Those who believe in telekinetics, raise my hand.

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  15. jules

    jules uppity taxpayer

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    i will never understand how people who work their balls off to carefully make and save money are so easily duped to just hand it over to these snake oil salesmen.
    its a shame but i have no sympathy for these dolts
     
  16. fletcher

    fletcher Darkness always says hello.
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    True but idiots dont read the fine print, they have a structured settlement and they need cash now.
     
  17. LiddyRules

    LiddyRules I'm Gonna Be The Bestest Pilot In The Whole Galaxy

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    Call JG Wentworth 877 Cash Now

    Damn my Pavlovian response
     
  18. Wrecktum

    Wrecktum Tounge puncher of fart boxes

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    Every one wants a get rich quick scheme. Not every one is prepared to work until their bodies fall apart then die like we are all going to do.
     
  19. THE FEZ MAN

    THE FEZ MAN as a matter of fact i dont have 5$

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    guy i work with is constantly getting into shit like this, he got took for thousands with quick star.
     
  20. Ballbuster1

    Ballbuster1 Sailing into the Danger Zone...
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    If it sounds too good to be true, it is.

    Fucking dummies fall for this shit all the time.
     
  21. LiddyRules

    LiddyRules I'm Gonna Be The Bestest Pilot In The Whole Galaxy

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    I always thought it would be cool to have con artist abilities. Even if I didn't use them for evil, just having it in me to pull off a grift would be pretty nifty.
     
  22. Psychopath

    Psychopath Plata O Plomo

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    How do people still fall for these. I understand getting conned by what seem to be legitimate, like investing in a stock that turns out to be a pump and dump, or being scammed in a real estate deal. But these are pretty obvious too good to be true pyramid schemes.
     
  23. Hate & Discontent

    Hate & Discontent Yo, homie. Is that my briefcase?

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    It's not a pyramid scheme, it's a multi-level marketing company...
     
  24. Hudson

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    Googled it...this blog looks legit......
     
  25. Saikotic

    Saikotic Scraping a dull blade across your tender eyeball
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    People still play the lottery, don't they? Those have been around for thousands of years. People as a whole are ignorant (if not stupid) and gullible.
     

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