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Look at this perfect response to a pyramid schemer

I almost feel sorry for pyramid schemers, because the success of their scheme depends on roping in people as ****** as they are. Here's a recent exchange between a schemer and a person smart enough to not only say no, but to turn these ****** attempts ... ...

New undercover recruitments recordings expose ICE’s entrapment tactics at their fake university

I've previously posted about the "University of Farmington," the fake college pyramid scheme sting operation that ICE set up in order to ****** and capture devious immigrants of various statuses who had the gall to, uhh … want to go to college.

Most of the coverage on this story originates comes from Niraj Warikoo at ...

ICE arrested 250 foreign-born people for the most heinous of crimes: pursuing higher education

For the last year, the Detroit Free Press has been reporting on the strange saga of the University of Farmington, a fake educational institution outside of Detroit. Homeland Security Investigations actually spent taxpayer dollars on an epic sting operation, renting out a building to create the appearance of a legitimate college campus staffed with ...

A San Diego Republican operator ran a massive, multimillion-dollar Facebook scam that targeted boomers

Asher Burke died in March after a helicopter he'd chartered to visit the Kenyan ranch he'd invested in as an "entrepreneur playground" crashed in high winds; his stateside obits called the 27-year-old deputy political director of the Republican Party of San Diego as an entrepreneur, the founder and CEO of Ads, Inc, "on a mission ...

Federal judge dangles jail time in front of Betsy DeVos

Corinthian Colleges, Inc. was yet another for-profit university that ******* over hundreds of thousands of people with pyramid schemes that promised a higher education at the end of some labyrinthine maze. The company filed for bankruptcy in 2015, and the U.S. government ruled that any students with outstanding debts should have those debts cancelled.

That was ...

MLMs are cults that prey on moms, Mormons and the military

Pyramid schemes are illegal, but "multi-level marketing" schemes are not; the difference is supposedly that pyramid schemes don't really sell anything -- they just sell the right to recruit people who will recruit people who will recruit people, each paying up the pyramid to their "uplines" -- while MLMs supposedly actually sell stuff.

Except they don't. ...

A Look At Internet Pyramid Schemes

11.22.2008 · Posted in Internet Articles

Before you rush for the next work at home opportunity (like a pyramid scheme for example) that comes long, do consider a few issues. The confusion lies in differentiating between the true and the fake because there is no clear cut dividing line between the two. ...