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I KNEW SOMETHING WAS FISHY WHEN NEW JOB REQUIRED ME TO OPEN AN ACCOUNT


On january 4, 2019, I saw a part time employment ad on gumtree for a flexible admin job which requires just surveying the supermarkets within 2km of your house residence. i was to be paid $28/hr, with a maximum commitment of 20 hours/ week. and so given that i lack the time but was in need of money, i applied.

I first got into contact with "arnold smith" who claims to be a human resource manager (
warehousespecialistau@gmail.com), then got into contact with "erika andersen" (derbysinfo@gmail.com), the order support manager once i was "accepted". i also got into contact with "christian markovic" who claimed to be the hr director, asking for my bank details where you want the salary to be transferred.

I was four days into doing the "order reports" when they asked me to register in an e-currency website. that's when i started doubting their legitimacy, and started to search for derby f&b. to my horror, this company has been scamming people from different parts of the world, targeting people to be their money mules.

lesson learnt - Do not disclose your bank details and personal details even in an email interview. i had to quickly close down my bank account to prevent any criminal money from getting into my bank account.



INVESTMENT SCAM
I was contacted via some foreign number which i hang up multiple occasions. But in Jan this year, I picked up the call and caller sold me proposal to trade online. I was asked to deposit USD$100 at the beginning and started trading. When I "made some profits", i put down more money and I saw a profit of "$50K" in my trading account. As time passed, the contact with the broker got less frequent. Then come to the point suddenly the broker disappear and became uncontactable. I couldn't reach anyone via phone, email or even skype. So i was running solo for the following few months.
I decided that i can do trades on my own. Yes, i have traded on my own and over the next 3-4 month and made a profit of almost 300% of my invested capital. The problem comes when i have make request for withdrawal of my profits over the few months, i couldn't get a single cent back. The request always get rejected by the system. Can you imaging that i made over 40 requests and not a single times get approved? Yes, this is https://www.confusedpsychologist.com/p/investment-scam.htmlwhere i know i am being scammed of my hard earned savings. I am convinced that i couldn't get back any amount back as this is totally a scam organisation i am dealing with. 

My lesson here is not to trade online! and put down all my savings. I hope my story can help to caution people not to believe such quick-to-get-rich scheme. Think before you act. My money lost is a lesson learnt.

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