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Putting $400M of Bitcoin on your company balance sheet

Also posted on my blog as usual. Read it there if you can, there are footnotes and inlined plots.
A couple of months ago, MicroStrategy (MSTR) had a spare $400M of cash which it decided to shift to Bitcoin (BTC).
Today we'll discuss in excrutiating detail why this is not a good idea.
When a company has a pile of spare money it doesn't know what to do with, it'll normally do buybacks or start paying dividends. That gives the money back to the shareholders, and from an economic perspective the money can get better invested in other more promising companies. If you have a huge pile of of cash, you probably should be doing other things than leave it in a bank account to gather dust.
However, this statement from MicroStrategy CEO Michael Saylor exists to make it clear he's buying into BTC for all the wrong reasons:
“This is not a speculation, nor is it a hedge. This was a deliberate corporate strategy to adopt a bitcoin standard.”
Let's unpack it and jump into the economics Bitcoin:

Is Bitcoin money?

No.
Or rather BTC doesn't act as money and there's no serious future path for BTC to become a form of money. Let's go back to basics. There are 3 main economic problems money solves:
1. Medium of Exchange. Before money we had to barter, which led to the double coincidence of wants problem. When everyone accepts the same money you can buy something from someone even if they don't like the stuff you own.
As a medium of exchange, BTC is not good. There are significant transaction fees and transaction waiting times built-in to BTC and these worsen the more popular BTC get.
You can test BTC's usefulness as a medium of exchange for yourself right now: try to order a pizza or to buy a random item with BTC. How many additional hurdles do you have to go through? How many fewer options do you have than if you used a regular currency? How much overhead (time, fees) is there?
2. Unit of Account. A unit of account is what you compare the value of objects against. We denominate BTC in terms of how many USD they're worth, so BTC is a unit of account presently. We can say it's because of lack of adoption, but really it's also because the market value of BTC is so volatile.
If I buy a $1000 table today or in 2017, it's roughly a $1000 table. We can't say that a 0.4BTC table was a 0.4BTC table in 2017. We'll expand on this in the next point:
3. Store of Value. When you create economic value, you don't want to be forced to use up the value you created right away.
For instance, if I fix your washing machine and you pay me in avocados, I'd be annoyed. I'd have to consume my payment before it becomes brown, squishy and disgusting. Avocado fruit is not good money because avocadoes loses value very fast.
On the other hand, well-run currencies like the USD, GBP, CAD, EUR, etc. all lose their value at a low and most importantly fairly predictible rate. Let's look at the chart of the USD against BTC
While the dollar loses value at a predictible rate, BTC is all over the place, which is bad.
One important use money is to write loan contracts. Loans are great. They let people spend now against their future potential earnings, so they can buy houses or start businesses without first saving up for a decade. Loans are good for the economy.
If you want to sign something that says "I owe you this much for that much time" then you need to be able to roughly predict the value of the debt in at the point in time where it's due.
Otherwise you'll have a hard time pricing the risk of the loan effectively. This means that you need to charge higher interests. The risk of making a loan in BTC needs to be priced into the interest of a BTC-denominated loan, which means much higher interest rates. High interests on loans are bad, because buying houses and starting businesses are good things.

BTC has a fixed supply, so these problems are built in

Some people think that going back to a standard where our money was denominated by a stock of gold (the Gold Standard) would solve economic problems. This is nonsense.
Having control over supply of your currency is a good thing, as long as it's well run.
See here
Remember that what is desirable is low variance in the value, not the value itself. When there are wild fluctuations in value, it's hard for money to do its job well.
Since the 1970s, the USD has been a fiat money with no intrinsic value. This means we control the supply of money.
Let's look at a classic poorly drawn econ101 graph
The market price for USD is where supply meets demand. The problem with a currency based on an item whose supply is fixed is that the price will necessarily fluctuate in response to changes in demand.
Imagine, if you will, that a pandemic strikes and that the demand for currency takes a sharp drop. The US imports less, people don't buy anything anymore, etc. If you can't print money, you get deflation, which is worsens everything. On the other hand, if you can make the money printers go brrrr you can stabilize the price
Having your currency be based on a fixed supply isn't just bad because in/deflation is hard to control.
It's also a national security risk...
The story of the guy who crashed gold prices in North Africa
In the 1200s, Mansa Munsa, the emperor of the Mali, was rich and a devout Muslim and wanted everyone to know it. So he embarked on a pilgrimage to make it rain all the way to Mecca.
He in fact made it rain so hard he increased the overall supply of gold and unintentionally crashed gold prices in Cairo by 20%, wreaking an economic havoc in North Africa that lasted a decade.
This story is fun, the larger point that having your inflation be at the mercy of foreign nations is an undesirable attribute in any currency. The US likes to call some countries currency manipulators, but this problem would be serious under a gold standard.

Currencies are based on trust

Since the USD is based on nothing except the US government's word, how can we trust USD not to be mismanaged?
The answer is that you can probably trust the fed until political stooges get put in place. Currently, the US's central bank managing the USD, the Federal Reserve (the Fed for friends & family), has administrative authority. The fed can say "no" to dumb requests from the president.
People who have no idea what the fed does like to chant "audit the fed", but the fed is already one of the best audited US federal entities. The transcripts of all their meetings are out in the open. As is their balance sheet, what they plan to do and why. If the US should audit anything it's the Department of Defense which operates without any accounting at all.
It's easy to see when a central bank will go rogue: it's when political yes-men are elected to the board.
For example, before printing themselves into hyperinflation, the Venezuelan president appointed a sociologist who publicly stated “Inflation does not exist in real life” and instead is a made up capitalist lie. Note what happened mere months after his gaining control over the Venezuelan currency
This is a key policy. One paper I really like, Sargent (1984) "The end of 4 big inflations" states:
The essential measures that ended hyperinflation in each of Germany,Austria, Hungary, and Poland were, first, the creation of an independentcentral bank that was legally committed to refuse the government'sdemand or additional unsecured credit and, second, a simultaneousalteration in the fiscal policy regime.
In english: *hyperinflation stops when the central bank can say "no" to the government."
The US Fed, like other well good central banks, is run by a bunch of nerds. When it prints money, even as aggressively as it has it does so for good reasons. You can see why they started printing on March 15th as the COVID lockdowns started:
The Federal Reserve is prepared to use its full range of tools to support the flow of credit to households and businesses and thereby promote its maximum employment and price stability goals.
In english: We're going to keep printing and lowering rates until jobs are back and inflation is under control. If we print until the sun is blotted out, we'll print in the shade.

BTC is not gold

Gold is a good asset for doomsday-preppers. If society crashes, gold will still have value.
How do we know that?
Gold has held value throughout multiple historic catastrophes over thousands of years. It had value before and after the Bronze Age Collapse, the Fall of the Western Roman Empire and Gengis Khan being Gengis Khan.
Even if you erased humanity and started over, the new humans would still find gold to be economically valuable. When Europeans d̶i̶s̶c̶o̶v̶e̶r̶e̶d̶ c̶o̶n̶q̶u̶e̶r̶e̶d̶ g̶e̶n̶o̶c̶i̶d̶e̶d̶ went to America, they found gold to be an important item over there too. This is about equivalent to finding humans on Alpha-Centauri and learning that they think gold is a good store of value as well.
Some people are puzzled at this: we don't even use gold for much! But it has great properties:
First, gold is hard to fake and impossible to manufacture. This makes it good to ascertain payment.
Second, gold doesnt react to oxygen, so it doesn't rust or tarnish. So it keeps value over time unlike most other materials.
Last, gold is pretty. This might sound frivolous, and you may not like it, but jewelry has actual value to humans.
It's no coincidence if you look at a list of the wealthiest families, a large number of them trade in luxury goods.
To paraphrase Veblen humans have a profound desire to signal social status, for the same reason peacocks have unwieldy tails. Gold is a great way to achieve that.
On the other hand, BTC lacks all these attributes. Its value is largely based on common perception of value. There are a few fundamental drivers of demand:
Apart from these, it's hard to argue that BTC will retain value throughout some sort of economic catastrophe.

BTC is really risky

One last statement from Michael Saylor I take offense to is this:
“We feel pretty confident that Bitcoin is less risky than holding cash, less risky than holding gold,” MicroStrategy CEO said in an interview
"BTC is less risky than holding cash or gold long term" is nonsense. We saw before that BTC is more volatile on face value, and that as long as the Fed isn't run by spider monkeys stacked in a trench coat, the inflation is likely to be within reasonable bounds.
But on top of this, BTC has Abrupt downside risks that normal currencies don't. Let's imagine a few:

Blockchain solutions are fundamentally inefficient

Blockchain was a genius idea. I still marvel at the initial white paper which is a great mix of economics and computer science.
That said, blockchain solutions make large tradeoffs in design because they assume almost no trust between parties. This leads to intentionally wasteful designs on a massive scale.
The main problem is that all transactions have to be validated by expensive computational operations and double checked by multiple parties. This means waste:
Many design problems can be mitigated by various improvements over BTC, but it remains that a simple database always works better than a blockchain if you can trust the parties to the transaction.
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[WTS] Auction Leftovers #1

Good morning!
I'm trying something new today - so let's see how this goes. (If it works, I'll do it again. It it doesn't, I won't waste anyone's time with it next time because it's a LOT of work.)
What we have here are the leftovers from yesterday's auction. I have heard from a few people that the buyer's premium and other fees the auctioneer adds on (so he can make money and pay for the auctions) are too high - so I'm offering them all here for sale individually.
No buyer's premiums. No additional fees. In fact, I'M OFFERING DISCOUNTS:
*All the World Silver is 10% off the listed price.
*All the World Non-Silver marked $1.00 are now $.75 each.
*FREE shipping for any order over $100.
Each lot was individually imaged (front and back) for the auction - so the easiest way for you to see exactly what you're buying is to visit the auction link (the auction is over, so I'm not advertising anything different or advertising an upcoming auction) - so here that is:
https://www.auctionzip.com/auction-catalog/Coins-US,-Foreign-,-Rare,-Graded,-Type,-Jewelry,-More-3_Q37IBJZ4W1/?page=0&searchWithAll=&size=200&sort=
Here is the required "prove you still have the stuff" photo with the username card and today's date (I pulled the first five items out of the storage trays so you weren't just seeing the tops of bags):
PHOTO
Payment: PayPal. I do not have Venmo/Zello/Bitcoin or any other form of digital payment at this time.
Shipping: I will charge you what it costs me for the USPS label rounded up to the nearest dollar. For First Class that is usually $4, for USPS Priority Mail Flat Rate Small Box it will be $9. I will get you a tracking number right after payment is received and will get your package scanned into the USPS system within 24 hours of receipt of payment.
What do YOU need to do to buy coins from this group: send me a list of which lots you want (for example, I want to buy lots # 51, 52, 53, 54, 55) and I will send you a total.
I will do my absolute best to update the ad as soon as lots sell.
World Silver (10% off listed price!)
51 World Silver - Philippines 1944 S 50 Centavos $8.00
52 World Silver - Philippines 1944 S 50 Centavos $8.00
53 World Silver - Philippines 1944 S 50 Centavos $8.00
54 World Silver - Philippines 1944 D 20 Centavos $3.00
55 World Silver - Philippines 1944 D 20 Centavos $3.00
56 World Silver - Philippines 1944 D 20 Centavos $3.00
57 World Silver - Belgium 1909 1 Frank $5.00
58 World Silver - Philippines 1944 D 20 Centavos $3.00
59 World Silver - Philippines 1944 D 20 Centavos $3.00
60 World Silver - Philippines 1944 D 20 Centavos $3.00
61 World Silver - Philippines 1944 D 10 Centavos $2.00
62 World Silver - Philippines 1944 D 10 Centavos $2.00
64 World Silver - Philippines 1944 D 10 Centavos $2.00
65 World Silver - Australia 1942 (m) 1 Shilling BETTER DATE $5.00
66 World Silver - New Zealand 1941 1 Florin NICE $12.00
67 World Silver - Switzerland 1920 1/2 Franc $2.00
68 World Silver - Switzerland 1951 1/2 Franc $2.00
69 World Silver - Switzerland 1952 1/2 Franc $2.00
70 World Silver - Italy 1959 500 Lire $9.00
71 World Silver - Italy 1960 500 Lire $9.00
73 World Silver - Spain 1869 (69) SN-M 1 Peseta KEY DATE $25.00
74 World Silver - Sweden 1938 1 Krona $6.00
75 World Silver - France 1913 50 Centimes $2.00
76 World Silver - Hong Kong 1884 10 Cents $3.00
78 World Silver - Canada 1913 25 Cents $5.00
79 World Silver - Canada 1906 25 Cents $5.00
80 World Silver - Canada 1910 25 Cents $5.00
81 World Silver - Cyprus 1901 9 Piastres $10.00
82 World Silver - Canada 1917 25 Cents $5.00
83 World Silver - Canada 1918 25 Cents $5.00
84 World Silver - Canada 1888 10 Cents $3.00
85 World Silver - Canada 1906 10 Cents $3.00
86 World Silver - Canada 1916 10 Cents $3.00
87 World Silver - Canada 1918 10 Cents $3.00
88 World Silver - Philippines 1917 S 10 Centavos $2.00
89 World Silver - Canada (Newfoundland) 1942 C 10 Cents $3.00
90 World Silver - Guatemala 1894 2 Reales Pendant $5.00
92 World Silver - Great Britain 1917 3 Pence $2.00
93 World Silver - Great Britain 1917 3 Pence $2.00
94 World Silver - Great Britain 1916 3 Pence $2.00
95 World Silver - Great Britain 1919 3 Pence $2.00
97 World Silver - Great Britain 1920 3 Pence $2.00
98 World Silver - Great Britain 1916 3 Pence $2.00
99 World Silver - Caribbean Country 1915 20 Centavos $5.00
100 World Silver - Caribbean Country 1953 25 Centavos $5.00
252 World Silver - Great Britain 1918 3 Pence $2.00
253 World Silver - Switzerland 1945 1/2 Franc $3.00
254 World Silver - Switzerland 1950 1/2 Franc $3.00
255 World Silver - Switzerland 1953 1/2 Franc $3.00
256 World Silver - Switzerland 1975 1 Franc $8.00
257 World Silver - Switzerland 1903 1 Franc $5.00
258 World Silver - Switzerland 1958 1 Franc $6.00
259 World Silver - Great Britain 1919 3 Pence $2.00
260 World Silver - Great Britain 1916 3 Pence $2.00
261 World Silver - Great Britain 1919 3 Pence $2.00
263 World Silver - Australia 1914 (L) Sixpence $4.00
264 World Silver - Australia 1916 M Sixpence KEY DATE $15.00
265 World Silver - Australia 1919 M Sixpence $8.00
266 World Silver - Australia 1922 Sixpence $10.00
267 World Silver - Australia 1922 Sixpence $10.00
268 World Silver - Australia 1923 Sixpence $6.00
269 World Silver - Australia 1923 Sixpence $6.00
270 World Silver - Australia 1936 Sixpence $3.00
271 World Silver - Australia 1939 Sixpence $4.00
272 World Silver - Australia 1911 Shilling $5.00
273 World Silver - Australia 1912 Shilling $8.00
274 World Silver - Australia 1912 Shilling $10.00
275 World Silver - Australia 1914 Shilling $6.00
276 World Silver - Australia 1920 Shilling $8.00
277 World Silver - Australia 1920 Shilling $10.00
278 World Silver - Australia 1922 Shilling $6.00
279 World Silver - Australia 1928 Shilling $8.00
280 World Silver - Australia 1943 Shilling $10.00
281 World Silver - Germany (Bavaria) 1902 D 5 Marks $28.00
282 World Silver - Germany (Saxony) 1876 E 2 Marks $20.00
283 World Silver - Great Britain 1889 Sixpence $4.00
284 World Silver - Great Britain 1889 Sixpence $6.00
286 World Silver - Great Britain 1900 Sixpence $4.00
287 World Silver - Great Britain 1904 Sixpence $4.00
288 World Silver - Great Britain 1907 Sixpence $10.00
289 World Silver - Great Britain 1921 Sixpence $4.00
290 World Silver - Great Britain 1925 Sixpence NICE $12.00
293 World Silver - Germany (Prussia) 1849 A 1/6 Thaler $8.00
294 World Silver - Portugal 1933 2 1/2 Escudos KEY DATE $8.00
295 World Silver - New Zealand 1939 6 Pence $3.00
297 World Silver - Great Britain 1872 (14) Shilling $8.00
298 World Silver - Great Britain 1873 (81) Shilling $8.00
299 World Silver - New Zealand 1943 6 Pence $3.00
451 World Silver - Seychelles 1944 25 Cents (mintage 36k) $3.00
453 World Silver - Columbia 1874 10 Centavos LOW MINTAGE $4.00
454 World Silver - Guatemala 1899 1 Real $4.00
455 World Silver - Philippines 1868 20 Centimos $6.00
457 World Silver - Great Britain 1918 Shilling $6.00
458 World Silver - Great Britain 1924 Shilling $6.00
459 World Silver - Great Britain 1925 Florin KEY DATE $15.00
463 World Silver - Egypt 1917 2 Piastres $3.00
464 World Silver - Canada 1882 H Ten Cents $8.00
465 World Silver - Canada 1882 H Ten Cents $10.00
466 World Silver - Canada 1886 Ten Cents $15.00
467 World Silver - Curacao 1944 D 1/4 Gulden NICE $6.00
468 World Silver - Canada 1888 Ten Cents $8.00
469 World Silver - Canada 1891 Ten Cents $10.00
470 World Silver - Canada 1899 Ten Cents $8.00
471 World Silver - Canada 1902 Ten Cents $6.00
472 World Silver - Canada 1902 H Ten Cents $3.00
474 World Silver - Canada 1908 Ten Cents $4.00
476 World Silver - Canada 1908 Ten Cents $6.00
477 World Silver - Canada 1909 Ten Cents $4.00
478 World Silver - Canada 1909 Ten Cents $4.00
479 World Silver - Italy 1887 1 Lira $5.00
480 World Silver - Poland 1840 MW 10 Groszy $2.00
482 World Silver - Canada 1916 Ten Cents $3.00
485 World Silver - Norway 1898 50 Ore LOW MINTAGE $6.00
486 World Silver - Sweden 1877 25 Ore $6.00
487 World Silver - Germany (Empire) 1919 F 1/2 Mark $6.00
489 World Silver - Germany (Empire) 1918 F 1/2 Mark $6.00
490 World Silver - Canada 1948 Ten Cents $3.00
491 World Silver - Canada 1951 Ten Cents NICE $3.00
492 World Silver - Canada 1870 25 Cents $10.00
493 World Silver - Canada 1871 H 25 Cents $10.00
494 World Silver - Canada 1872 H 25 Cents $10.00
495 World Silver - Germany (Lippe) 1860 A 1 Silver Groschen $10.00
497 World Silver - Canada 1874 H 25 Cents $8.00
498 World Silver - Germany (Reuss-Schleiz) 1846 A 1 Silver Groschen (mintage 62k) $6.00
499 World Silver - Canada 1881 H 25 Cents $15.00
500 World Silver - Canada 1948 25 Cents $6.00
651 World Silver - Canada 1954 50 Cents NICE $9.00
652 World Silver - Canada 1903 25 Cents $8.00
653 World Silver - Canada 1904 25 Cents $8.00
654 World Silver - Canada 1905 25 Cents $8.00
655 World Silver - Canada 1905 25 Cents $8.00
656 World Silver - Canada 1907 25 Cents $6.00
657 World Silver - Canada 1908 25 Cents $8.00
658 World Silver - Austria - 1868 10 Kreuzer $2.00
659 World Silver - Canada 1912 25 Cents $6.00
660 World Silver - Canada 1916 25 Cents $6.00
661 World Silver - Canada 1916 25 Cents $8.00
662 World Silver - Spain 1892 (92) 50 Centimos $3.00
663 World Silver - Canada 1921 25 Cents $8.00
664 World Silver - Canada 1921 25 Cents $8.00
665 World Silver - Norway 1899 25 Ore $8.00
666 World Silver - Canada 1931 25 Cents $6.00
667 World Silver - Canada 1931 25 Cents $8.00
669 World Silver - Russia 1879 20 Kopeks $4.00
672 World Silver - Germany (Prussia) 1856 A 1 Silver Groschen $3.00
673 World Silver - Germany (Empire) 1877 F 50 Pfennig $10.00
675 World Silver - Germany (Empire) 1918 D 1/2 Mark NICE $3.00
677 World Silver - Switzerland 1955 1/2 Franc BETTER DATE $4.00
678 World Silver - Germany (Empire) 1911 A 1 Mark NICE $6.00
679 World Silver - Germany (Prussia) 1870 A 2 1/2 Silver Groschen $4.00
680 World Silver - Sweden 1875 ST 50 Ore $10.00
681 World Silver - Germany (Hesse-Darmstadt) 1842 6 Kreuzer $6.00
682 World Silver - Philippines 1918 S 20 Centavos $5.00
683 World Silver - Philippines 1919 S 20 Centavos $6.00
684 World Silver - Saint Thomas & Prince Island (Sao Tome et Principe) 1951 2 1/2 Escudos LOW MINTAGE $25.00
686 World Silver - Germany (Wurttemberg) 1833 6 Kreuzer $4.00
687 World Silver - Dominican Republic 1891 1 Franco $10.00
688 World Silver - Straits Settlements 1895 10 Cents NICE $12.00
689 World Silver - Straits Settlements 1910 10 Cents $5.00
690 World Silver - Straits Settlements 1919 10 Cents $3.00
691 World Silver - Germany (Empire) 1918 F 1/2 Mark NICE $15.00
692 World Silver - Great Britain 1915 Shilling NICE $12.00
693 World Silver - Japan 1899 20 Sen $6.00
694 World Silver - Japan 1932 50 Sen $6.00
697 World Silver - Canada 1929 10 Cents $3.00
700 World Silver - Canada 1948 10 Cents $3.00
851 World Silver - Egypt 1916 5 Piastres $6.00
852 World Silver - South Africa 1962 20 Cents $6.00
854 World Silver - Egypt AH1293 (Year 10; 1884) 10 Qirsh $12.00
857 World Silver - Panama 1931 1/10 Balboa $5.00
861 World Silver - Egypt AH1327 (1910-1913) 5 Qirsh $6.00
863 World Silver - Turkey AH1327 (Year 6; 1914) 5 Kurush $6.00
864 World Silver - Turkey AH1293 (Year 24; 1898) 2 Kurush $3.00
865 World Silver - Egypt AH1384 (1964) 5 Piastres $3.00
867 World Silver - Syria (United Arab Republic) 1959 50 Qirsh $4.00
869 World Silver - Great Britain 1834 Sixpence $8.00
870 World Silver - Great Britain 1859 Sixpence $8.00
871 World Silver - Great Britain 1866 (53) Sixpence $8.00
874 World Silver - Great Britain 1835 1/2 Crown (LOW MINTAGE) $20.00
875 World Silver - Australia 1917 M Sixpence $12.00
876 World Silver - Australia 1920 M Sixpence $10.00
877 World Silver - Australia 1912 Shilling $12.00
878 World Silver - Australia 1913 Shilling $12.00
879 World Silver - Australia 1914 Shilling $6.00
880 World Silver - Australia 1925/3 Shilling $6.00
882 World Silver - Australia 1914 Shilling $6.00
885 World Silver - Morocco AH1380 (1960) 1 Dirham NICE $6.00
886 World Silver - Canada 1902 10 Cents $6.00
887 World Silver - Canada 1908 10 Cents $5.00
891 World Silver - Canada 1949 10 Cents $3.00
892 World Silver - Canada 1882 H 25 Cents $20.00
893 World Silver - Canada 1902 H 25 Cents $10.00
894 World Silver - Canada 1903 25 Cents $10.00
895 World Silver - Canada 1909 25 Cents $10.00
896 World Silver - Canada 1912 25 Cents $8.00
899 World Silver - Canada 1948 25 Cents $6.00
World Non-Silver (If it's listed at $1.00, it's .75)
ALL BASE METAL SOLD, THANK YOU
THANK YOU AND HAVE A WONDERFUL DAY!
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/r/Scams Common Scam Master Post

Hello visitors and subscribers of scams! Here you will find a master list of common (and uncommon) scams that you may encounter online or in real life. Thank you to the many contributors who helped create this thread!

If you know of a scam that is not covered here, write a comment and it will be added to the next edition.

Previous threads: https://old.reddit.com/Scams/search?q=common+scams+master+post&restrict_sr=on
Blackmail email scam thread: https://www.reddit.com/Scams/comments/jij7zf/the_blackmail_email_scam_part_6/
Some of these articles are from small, local publications and refer to the scam happening in a specific area. Do not think that this means that the scam won't happen in your area.

Spoofing

Caller ID spoofing
It is very easy for anyone to make a phone call while having any number show up on the caller ID of the person receiving the phone call. Receiving a phone call from a certain number does not mean that the person/company who owns that number has actually called you.
Email spoofing
The "from" field of an email can be set by the sender, meaning that you can receive scam emails that look like they are from legitimate addresses. It's important to never click links in emails unless absolutely necessary, for example a password reset link you requested or an account activation link for an account you created.
SMS spoofing
SMS messages can be spoofed, so be wary of messages that seem to be from your friends or other trusted people.

The most common scams

The fake check scam (Credit to nimble2 for this part)
The fake check scam arises from many different situations (for instance, you applied for a job, or you are selling something on a place like Craigslist, or someone wants to purchase goods or services from your business, or you were offered a job as a mystery shopper, you were asked to wrap your car with an advertisement, or you received a check in the mail for no reason), but the bottom line is always something like this:
General fraudulent funds scams If somebody is asking you to accept and send out money as a favour or as part of a job, it is a fraudulent funds scam. It does not matter how they pay you, any payment on any service can be fraudulent and will be reversed when it is discovered to be fraudulent.
Phone verification code scams Someone will ask you to receive a verification text and then tell you to give them the code. Usually the code will come from Google Voice, or from Craigslist. In the Google version of the scam, your phone number will be used to verify a Google Voice account that the scammer will use to scam people with. In the Craigslist version of the scam, your phone number will be used to verify a Craigslist posting that the scammer will use to scam people. There is also an account takeover version of this scam that will involve the scammer sending a password reset token to your phone number and asking you for it.
Bitcoin job scams
Bitcoin job scams involve some sort of fraudulent funds transfer, usually a fake check although a fraudulent bank transfer can be used as well. The scammer will send you the fraudulent money and ask you to purchase bitcoins. This is a scam, and you will have zero recourse after you send the scammer bitcoins.
Email flooding
If you suddenly receive hundreds or thousands of spam emails, usually subscription confirmations, it's very likely that one of your online accounts has been taken over and is being used fraudulently. You should check any of your accounts that has a credit card linked to it, preferably from a computer other than the one you normally use. You should change all of your passwords to unique passwords and you should start using two factor authentication everywhere.
Cartel scam
You will be threatened by scammers who claim to be affiliated with a cartel. They may send you gory pictures and threaten your life and the lives of your family. Usually the victim will have attempted to contact an escort prior to the scam, but sometimes the scammers target people randomly. If you are targeted by a cartel scam all you need to do is ignore the scammers as their threats are clearly empty.
Boss/CEO scam A scammer will impersonate your boss or someone who works at your company and will ask you to run an errand for them, which will usually be purchasing gift cards and sending them the code. Once the scammer has the code, you have no recourse.
Employment certification scams
You will receive a job offer that is dependent on you completing a course or receiving a certification from a company the scammer tells you about. The scammer operates both websites and the job does not exist.
Craigslist fake payment scams
Scammers will ask you about your item that you have listed for sale on a site like Craigslist, and will ask to pay you via Paypal. They are scamming you, and the payment in most cases does not actually exist, the email you received was sent by the scammers. In cases where you have received a payment, the scammer can dispute the payment or the payment may be entirely fraudulent. The scammer will then either try to get you to send money to them using the fake funds that they did not send to you, or will ask you to ship the item, usually to a re-shipping facility or a parcel mule.
Craigslist Carfax/vehicle history scam
You'll encounter a scammer on Craigslist who wants to buy the vehicle you have listed, but they will ask for a VIN report from a random site that they have created and they will expect you to pay for it.
Double dip/recovery scammers
This is a scam aimed at people who have already fallen for a scam previously. Scammers will reach out to the victim and claim to be able to help the victim recover funds they lost in the scam.
General fraudulent funds scams The fake check scam is not the only scam that involves accepting fraudulent/fake funds and purchasing items for scammers. If your job or opportunity involves accepting money and then using that money, it is almost certainly a frauduent funds scam. Even if the payment is through a bank transfer, Paypal, Venmo, Zelle, Interac e-Transfer, etc, it does not matter.
Credit card debt scam
Fraudsters will offer to pay off your bills, and will do so with fraudulent funds. Sometimes it will be your credit card bill, but it can be any bill that can be paid online. Once they pay it off, they will ask you to send them money or purchase items for them. The fraudulent transaction will be reversed in the future and you will never be able to keep the money. This scam happens on sites like Craigslist, Twitter, Instagram, and also some dating sites, including SeekingArrangement.
The parcel mule scam
A scammer will contact you with a job opportunity that involves accepting and reshipping packages. The packages are either stolen or fraudulently obtained items, and you will not be paid by the scammer. Here is a news article about a scam victim who fell for this scam and reshipped over 20 packages containing fraudulently acquired goods.
The Skype sex scam
You're on Facebook and you get a friend request from a cute girl you've never met. She wants to start sexting and trading nudes. She'll ask you to send pictures or videos or get on webcam where she can see you naked with your face in the picture. The scam: There's no girl. You've sent nudes to a guy pretending to be a girl. As soon as he has the pictures he'll demand money and threaten to send the pictures to your friends and family. Sometimes the scammer will upload the video to a porn site or Youtube to show that they are serious.
What to do if you are a victim of this scam: You cannot buy silence, you can only rent it. Paying the blackmailer will show them that the information they have is valuable and they will come after you for more money. Let your friends and family know that you were scammed and tell them to ignore friend requests or messages from people they don't know. Also, make sure your privacy settings are locked down and consider deactivating your account.
The underage girl scam
You're on a dating site or app and you get contacted by a cute girl. She wants to start sexting and trading nudes. Eventually she stops communicating and you get a call from a pissed off guy claiming to be the girl's father, or a police officer, or a private investigator, or something else along those lines. Turns out the girl you were sexting is underage, and her parents want some money for various reasons, such as to pay for a new phone, to pay for therapy, etc. There is, of course, no girl. You were communicating with a scammer.
What to do if you are a victim of this scam: Stop picking up the phone when the scammers call. Do not pay them, or they will be after you for more money.
Phishing
Phishing is when a scammer tries to trick you into giving information to them, such as your password or private financial information. Phishing messages will usually look very similar to official messages, and sometimes they are identical. If you are ever required to login to a different account in order to use a service, you should be incredibly cautious.
The blackmail email scam part 5: https://old.reddit.com/Scams/comments/g8jqnthe_blackmail_email_scam_part_5/
PSA: you did not win a giftcard: https://old.reddit.com/Scams/comments/fffmle/psa_you_did_not_win_a_gift_card/
Sugar scams
Sugar scammers operate all over the internet and usually come in two varieties: advance-fee scams where the scammer will ask for a payment from you before sending you lots of money, and fake check style scams where the scammer will either pull a classic fake check scam, or will do a "bill pay" style scam that involves them paying your bills, or them giving you banking information to pay your bills. If you encounter these scammers, report their accounts and move on.
Google Hangouts
Google Hangouts is a messaging platform used extensively by all kinds of scammers. If you are talking with someone online and they want you to switch to Hangouts, they are likely a scammer and you should proceed with caution.
Publishers Clearing House scams
PCH scams are often advance-fee scams, where you will be promised lots of money after you make an initial payment. You will never need to pay if you win money from the real PCH.
Pet scams
You are looking for a specific breed of puppy, bird, or other pet. You come across a nice-looking website that claims to be breeding them and has some available right now - they may even be on sale! The breeders are not local to your area (and may not even list a physical location) but they assure you they can safely ship the pet to you after a deposit or full payment. If you go through with the payment, you will likely be contacted by the "shipper" who will inform you about an unexpected shipping/customs/processing fee required to deliver your new pet. But there was never any pet, both the "breeder" and the "shipper" are scammers, typically operating out of Africa. These sites are rampant and account for a large percentage of online pet seller websites - they typically have a similar layout/template (screenshot - example)
If you are considering buying a pet online, some easy things to check are: (1) The registration date of the domain (if it was created recently it is likely a scam website) (2) Reverse image search the pictures of available pets - you will usually find other scam websites using the same photos. (3) Copy a sentence/section of the text from the "about us" page and put it into google (in quotes) - these scammers often copy large parts of their website's text from other places. (4) Search for the domain name and look for entries on petscams.com or other scam-tracking sites. (5) Strongly consider buying/adopting your pet from a local shelter or breeder where you can see the animal in person before putting any money down.
Thanks to djscsi for this entry.
Fake shipping company scams
These scams usually start when you try to buy something illegal online. You will be scammed for the initial payment, and then you will receive an email from the fake shipping company telling you that you need to pay them some sort of fee or bribe. If you pay this, they will keep trying to scam you with increasingly absurd stories until you stop paying, at which point they will blackmail you. If you are involved in this scam, all you can do is ignore the scammers and move on, and try to dispute your payments if possible.
Chinese Upwork scam
Someone will ask you to create an Upwork or other freelancer site account for them and will offer money in return. You will not be paid, and they want to use the accounts to scam people.
Quickbooks invoice scam
This is a fake check style scam that takes advantage of Quickbooks.
The blackmail email scam The exact wording of the emails varies, but there are generally four main parts. They claim to have placed software/malware on a porn/adult video site, they claim to have a video of you masturbating or watching porn, they threaten to release the video to your friends/family/loved ones/boss/dog, and they demand that you pay them in order for them to delete the video. Rest assured that this is a very common spam campaign and there is no truth behind the email or the threats. Here are some news articles about this scam.
The blackmail mail scam
This is very similar to the blackmail email scam, but you will receive a letter in the mail.
Rental scams Usually on local sites like Craigslist, scammers will steal photos from legitimate real estate listings and will list them for rent at or below market rate. They will generally be hesitant to tell you the address of the property for "safety reasons" and you will not be able to see the unit. They will then ask you to pay them a deposit and they claim they will ship you the keys. In reality, your money is gone and you will have no recourse.
Craigslist vehicle scams A scammer will list a vehicle on Craigslist and will offer to ship you the car. In many cases they will also falsely claim to sell you the car through eBay or Amazon. If you are looking for a car on Craigslist and the seller says anything about shipping the car, having an agent, gives you a long story about why they are selling the car, or the listing price is far too low, you are talking to a scammer and you should ignore and move on.
Advance-fee scam, also known as the 419 scam, or the Nigerian prince scam. You will receive a communication from someone who claims that you are entitled to a large sum of money, or you can help them obtain a large sum of money. However, they will need money from you before you receive the large sum.
Man in the middle scams
Man in the middle scams are very common and very hard to detect. The scammer will impersonate a company or person you are legitimately doing business with, and they will ask you to send the money to one of their own bank accounts or one controlled by a money mule. They have gained access to the legitimate persons email address, so there will be nothing suspicious about the email. To prevent this, make contact in a different way that lets you verify that the person you are talking to is the person you think you are talking to.
Digit wallet scam
A variation of the fake check scam, the scammer sends you money through a digital wallet (i.e. Venmo, Apple Pay, Zelle, Cash App) along with a message claiming they've sent the money to the wrong person and a request to send the money back. Customer service for these digital wallets may even suggest that you send the money back. However, the money sent is from a stolen credit card and will be removed from your account after a few days. Your transfer is not reversed since it came from your own funds.
Cam girl voting/viewer scam
You will encounter a "cam girl" on a dating/messaging/social media/whatever site/app, and the scammer will ask you to go to their site and sign up with your credit card. They may offer a free show, or ask you to vote for them, or any number of other fake stories.
Amateur porn recruitment scam
You will encounter a "pornstar" on a dating/messaging/social media/whatever site/app, and the scammer will ask you to create an adult film with hehim, but first you need to do something. The story here is usually something to do with verifying your age, or you needing to take an STD test that involves sending money to a site operated by the scammer.
Hot girl SMS spam
You receive a text from a random number with a message along the lines of "Hey babe I'm here in town again if you wanted to meet up this time, are you around?" accompanied by a NSFW picture of a hot girl. It's spam, and they'll direct you to their scam website that requires a credit card.
Identity verification scam
You will encounter someone on a dating/messaging/social media/whatever site/app, and the scammer will ask that you verify your identity as they are worried about catfishing. The scammer operates the site, and you are not talking to whoever you think you are talking to.
This type of scam teases you with something, then tries to make you sign up for something else that costs money. The company involved is often innocent, but they turn a blind eye to the practice as it helps their bottom line, even if they have to occasionally issue refunds. A common variation takes place on dating sites/dating apps, where you will match with someone who claims to be a camgirl who wants you to sign up for a site and vote for her. Another variation takes place on local sites like Craigslist, where the scammers setup fake rental scams and demand that you go through a specific service for a credit check. Once you go through with it, the scammer will stop talking to you. Another variation also takes place on local sites like Craigslist, where scammers will contact you while you are selling a car and will ask you to purchase a Carfax-like report from a specific website.
Multi Level Marketing or Affiliate Marketing
You apply for a vague job listing for 'sales' on craigslist. Or maybe an old friend from high school adds you on Facebook and says they have an amazing business opportunity for you. Or maybe the well dressed guy who's always interviewing people in the Starbucks that you work at asks if you really want to be slinging coffee the rest of your life. The scam: MLMs are little more than pyramid schemes. They involve buying some sort of product (usually snake oil health products like body wraps or supplements) and shilling them to your friends and family. They claim that the really money is recruiting people underneath you who give you a slice of whatever they sell. And if those people underneath you recruit more people, you get a piece of their sales. Ideally if you big enough pyramid underneath you the money will roll in without any work on your part. Failure to see any profit will be your fault for not "wanting it enough." The companies will claim that you need to buy their extra training modules or webinars to really start selling. But in reality, the vast majority of people who buy into a MLM won't see a cent. At the end of the day all you'll be doing is annoying your friends and family with your constant recruitment efforts. What to look out for: Recruiters love to be vague. They won't tell you the name of the company or what exactly the job will entail. They'll pump you up with promises of "self-generating income", "being your own boss", and "owning your own company." They might ask you to read books about success and entrepreneurs. They're hoping you buy into the dream first. If you get approached via social media, check their timelines. MLMs will often instruct their victims to pretend that they've already made it. They'll constantly post about how they're hustling and making the big bucks and linking to youtube videos about success. Again, all very vague about what their job actually entails. If you think you're being recruited: Ask them what exactly the job is. If they can't answer its probably a MLM. Just walk away.

Phone scams

You should generally avoid answering or engaging with random phone calls. Picking up and engaging with a scam call tells the scammers that your phone number is active, and will usually lead to more calls.
Tax Call
You get a call from somebody claiming to be from your countries tax agency. They say you have unpaid taxes that need to be paid immediately, and you may be arrested or have other legal action taken against you if it is not paid. This scam has caused the American IRS, Canadian CRA, British HMRC, and Australian Tax Office to issue warnings. This scam happens in a wide variety of countries all over the world.
Warrant Call
Very similar to the tax call. You'll get a phone call from an "agent", "officer", "sheriff", or other law enforcement officer claiming that there is a warrant out for your arrest and you will be arrested very soon. They will then offer to settle everything for a fee, usually paid in giftcards.
[Legal Documents/Process Server Calls]
Very similar to the warrant call. You'll get a phone call from a scammer claiming that they are going to serve you legal documents, and they will threaten you with legal consequences if you refuse to comply. They may call themselves "investigators", and will sometimes give you a fake case number.
Student Loan Forgiveness Scam
Scammers will call you and tell you about a student loan forgiveness program, but they are interested in obtaining private information about you or demanding money in order to join the fake program.
Tech Support Call You receive a call from someone with a heavy accent claiming to be a technician Microsoft or your ISP. They inform you that your PC has a virus and your online banking and other accounts may be compromised if the virus is not removed. They'll have you type in commands and view diagnostics on your PC which shows proof of the virus. Then they'll have you install remote support software so the technician can work on your PC, remove the virus, and install security software. The cost of the labor and software can be hundreds of dollars. The scam: There's no virus. The technician isn't a technician and does not work for Microsoft or your ISP. Scammers (primarily out of India) use autodialers to cold-call everyone in the US. Any file they point out to you or command they have you run is completely benign. The software they sell you is either freeware or ineffective. What to do you if you're involved with this scam: If the scammers are remotely on your computer as you read this, turn off your PC or laptop via the power button immediately, and then if possible unplug your internet connection. Some of the more vindictive tech scammers have been known to create boot passwords on your computer if they think you've become wise to them and aren't going to pay up. Hang up on the scammers, block the number, and ignore any threats about payment. Performing a system restore on your PC is usually all that is required to remove the scammer's common remote access software. Reports of identity theft from fake tech calls are uncommon, but it would still be a good idea to change your passwords for online banking and monitor your accounts for any possible fraud. How to avoid: Ignore any calls claiming that your PC has a virus. Microsoft will never contact you. If you're unsure if a call claiming to be from your ISP is legit, hang up, and then dial the customer support number listed on a recent bill. If you have elderly relatives or family that isn't tech savvy, take the time to fill them in on this scam.
Chinese government scam
This scam is aimed at Chinese people living in Europe and North America, and involves a voicemail from someone claiming to be associated with the Chinese government, usually through the Chinese consulate/embassy, who is threatening legal action or making general threats.
Chinese shipping scam
This scam is similar to the Chinese government scam, but involves a seized/suspicious package, and the scammers will connect the victim to other scammers posing as Chinese government investigators.
Social security suspension scam
You will receive a call from someone claiming to work for the government regarding suspicious activity, fraud, or serious crimes connected to your social security number. You'll be asked to speak to an operator and the operator will explain the steps you need to follow in order to fix the problems. It's all a scam, and will lead to you losing money and could lead to identity theft if you give them private financial information.
Utilities cutoff
You get a call from someone who claims that they are from your utility company, and they claim that your utilities will be shut off unless you immediately pay. The scammer will usually ask for payment via gift cards, although they may ask for payment in other ways, such as Western Union or bitcoin.
Relative in custody Scammer claims to be the police, and they have your son/daughtenephew/estranged twin in custody. You need to post bail (for some reason in iTunes gift cards or MoneyGram) immediately or the consequences will never be the same.
Mexican family scam
This scam comes in many different flavours, but always involves someone in your family and Mexico. Sometimes the scammer will claim that your family member has been detained, sometimes the scammer will claim that your family member has been kidnapped, and sometimes the scammer will claim that your family member is injured and needs help.
General family scams
Scammers will gather a large amount of information about you and target your family members using different stories with the goal of gettimg them to send money.
One ring scam
Scammers will call you from an international number with the goal of getting you to return their call, causing you to incur expensive calling fees.

Online shopping scams

THE GOLDEN RULE OF ONLINE SHOPPING: If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is.
Dropshipping
An ad on reddit or social media sites like Facebook and Instagram offers items at huge discounts or even free (sometimes requiring you to reblog or like their page). They just ask you to pay shipping. The scam: The item will turn out to be very low quality and will take weeks or even months to arrive. Sometimes the item never arrives, and the store disappears or stops responding. The seller drop-ships the item from China. The item may only cost a few dollars, and the Chinese government actually pays for the shipping. You end up paying $10-$15 dollars for a $4 item, with the scammer keeping the profit. If you find one of these scams but really have your heart set on the item, you can find it on AliExpress or another Chinese retailer.
Influencer scams
A user will reach out to you on a social media platform, usually Instagram, and offer you the chance to partner with them and receive a free/discounted product, as long as you pay shipping. This is a different version of the dropshipping scam, and is just a marketing technique to get you to buy their products.
Triangulation fraud
Triangulation fraud occurs when you make a purchase on a site like Amazon or eBay for an item at a lower than market price, and receive an item that was clearly purchased new at full price. The scammer uses a stolen credit card to order your item, while the money from the listing is almost all profit for the scammer.
Instagram influencer scams
Someone will message you on Instagram asking you to promote their products, and offering you a discount code. The items are Chinese junk, and the offer is made to many people at a time.
Cheap Items
Many websites pop up and offer expensive products, including electronics, clothes, watches, sunglasses, and shoes at very low prices. The scam: Some sites are selling cheap knock-offs. Some will just take your money and run. What to do if you think you're involved with this scam: Contact your bank or credit card and dispute the charge. How to avoid: The sites often have every brand-name shoe or fashion item (Air Jordan, Yeezy, Gucci, etc) in stock and often at a discounted price. The site will claim to be an outlet for a major brand or even a specific line or item. The site will have images at the bottom claiming to be Secured by Norton or various official payment processors but not actual links. The site will have poor grammar and a mish-mash of categories. Recently, established websites will get hacked or their domain name jacked and turned into scam stores, meaning the domain name of the store will be completely unrelated to the items they're selling. If the deal sounds too good to be true it probably is. Nobody is offering brand new iPhones or Beats or Nintendo Switches for 75% off.
Cheap Amazon 3rd Party Items
You're on Amazon or maybe just Googling for an item and you see it for an unbelievable price from a third-party seller. You know Amazon has your back so you order it. The scam: One of three things usually happen: 1) The seller marks the items as shipped and sends a fake tracking number. Amazon releases the funds to the seller, and the seller disappears. Amazon ultimately refunds your money. 2) The seller immediately cancels the order and instructs you to re-order the item directly from their website, usually with the guarantee that the order is still protected by Amazon. The seller takes your money and runs. Amazon informs you that they do not offer protection on items sold outside of Amazon and cannot help you. 2) The seller immediately cancels the order and instructs you to instead send payment via an unused Amazon gift card by sending the code on the back via email. Once the seller uses the code, the money on the card is gone and cannot be refunded. How to avoid: These scammers can be identified by looking at their Amazon storefronts. They'll be brand new sellers offering a wide range of items at unbelievable prices. Usually their Amazon names will be gibberish, or a variation on FIRSTNAME.LASTNAME. Occasionally however, established storefronts will be hacked. If the deal is too good to be true its most likely a scam.
Scams on eBay
There are scams on eBay targeting both buyers and sellers. As a seller, you should look out for people who privately message you regarding the order, especially if they ask you to ship to a different address or ask to negotiate via text/email/a messaging service. As a buyer you should look out for new accounts selling in-demand items, established accounts selling in-demand items that they have no previous connection to (you can check their feedback history for a general idea of what they bought/sold in the past), and lookout for people who ask you to go off eBay and use another service to complete the transaction. In many cases you will receive a fake tracking number and your money will be help up for up to a month.
Scams on Amazon
There are scams on Amazon targeting both buyers and sellers. As a seller, you should look out for people who message you about a listing. As a buyer you should look out for listings that have an email address for you to contact the person to complete the transaction, and you should look out for cheap listings of in-demand items.
Scams on Reddit
Reddit accounts are frequently purchased and sold by fraudsters who wish to use the high karma count + the age of the account to scam people on buy/sell subreddits. You need to take precautions and be safe whenever you are making a transaction online.
Computer scams
Virus scam
A popup or other ad will say that you have a virus and you need to follow their advice in order to remove it. They are lying, and either want you to install malware or pay for their software.

Assorted scams

Chinese Brushing / direct shipping
If you have ever received an unsolicited small package from China, your address was used to brush. Vendors place fake orders for their own products and send out the orders so that they can increase their ratings.
Money flipping
Scammer claims to be a banking insider who can double/triple/bazoople any amount of money you send them, with no consequences of any kind. Obviously, the money disappears into their wallet the moment you send it.

General resources

Site to report scams in the United Kingdom: http://www.actionfraud.police.uk/
Site to report scams in the United States: https://www.ic3.gov/default.aspx
Site to report scams in Canada: www.antifraudcentre-centreantifraude.ca/reportincident-signalerincident/index-eng.htm
Site to report scams in Europe: https://www.europol.europa.eu/report-a-crime/report-cybercrime-online
FTC scam alerts: https://www.consumer.ftc.gov/scam-alerts
Microsoft's anti-scam guide: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/safety/online-privacy/avoid-phone-scams.aspx
https://www.usa.gov/common-scams-frauds
https://www.usa.gov/scams-and-frauds
https://www.consumer.ftc.gov/features/scam-alerts
https://www.fbi.gov/scams-and-safety/common-fraud-schemes
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Meet Brock Pierce, the Presidential Candidate With Ties to Pedophiles Who Wants to End Human Trafficking

thedailybeast.com | Sep. 20, 2020.
The “Mighty Ducks” actor is running for president. He clears the air (sort of) to Tarpley Hitt about his ties to Jeffrey Epstein and more.
In the trailer for First Kid, the forgettable 1996 comedy about a Secret Service agent assigned to protect the president’s son, the title character, played by a teenage Brock Pierce, describes himself as “definitely the most powerful kid in the universe.” Now, the former child star is running to be the most powerful man in the world, as an Independent candidate for President of the United States.
Before First Kid, the Minnesota-born actor secured roles in a series of PG-rated comedies, playing a young Emilio Estevez in The Mighty Ducks, before graduating to smaller parts in movies like Problem Child 3: Junior in Love. When his screen time shrunk, Pierce retired from acting for a real executive role: co-founding the video production start-up Digital Entertainment Network (DEN) alongside businessman Marc Collins-Rector. At age 17, Pierce served as its vice president, taking in a base salary of $250,000.
DEN became “the poster child for dot-com excesses,” raising more than $60 million in seed investments and plotting a $75 million IPO. But it turned into a shorthand for something else when, in October of 1999, the three co-founders suddenly resigned. That month, a New Jersey man filed a lawsuit alleging Collins-Rector had molested him for three years beginning when he was 13 years old. The following summer, three teens filed a sexual-abuse lawsuit against Pierce, Collins-Rector, and their third co-founder, Chad Shackley. The plaintiffs later dropped their case against Pierce (he made a payment of $21,600 to one of their lawyers) and Shackley. But after a federal grand jury indicted Collins-Rector on criminal charges in 2000, the DEN founders left the country. When Interpol arrested them in 2002, they said they had confiscated “guns, machetes, and child pornography” from the trio’s beach villa in Spain.
While abroad, Pierce had pivoted to a new venture: Internet Gaming Entertainment, which sold virtual accessories in multiplayer online role-playing games to those desperate to pay, as one Wired reporter put it, “as much as $1,800 for an eight-piece suit of Skyshatter chain mail” rather than earn it in the games themselves. In 2005, a 25-year-old Pierce hired then-Goldman Sachs banker Steve Bannon—just before he would co-found Breitbart News. Two years later, after a World of Warcraft player sued the company for “diminishing” the fun of the game, Steve Bannon replaced Pierce as CEO.
Collins-Rector eventually pleaded guilty to eight charges of child enticement and registered as a sex offender. In the years that followed, Pierce waded into the gonzo economy of cryptocurrencies, where he overlapped more than once with Jeffrey Epstein, and counseled him on crypto. In that world, he founded Tether, a cryptocurrency that bills itself as a “stablecoin,” because its value is allegedly tied to the U.S. dollar, and the blockchain software company Block.one. Like his earlier businesses, Pierce’s crypto projects see-sawed between massive investments and curious deals. When Block.one announced a smart contract software called EOS.IO, the company raised $4 billion almost overnight, setting an all-time record before the product even launched. The Securities and Exchange Commission later fined the company $24 million for violating federal securities law. After John Oliver mocked the ordeal, calling Pierce a “sleepy, creepy cowboy,” Block.one fired him. Tether, meanwhile, is currently under investigation by the New York Attorney General for possible fraud.
On July 4, Pierce announced his candidacy for president. His campaign surrogates include a former Cambridge Analytica director and the singer Akon, who recently doubled down on developing an anonymously funded, $6 billion “Wakanda-like” metropolis in Senegal called Akon City. Pierce claims to be bipartisan, and from the 11 paragraphs on the “Policy” section of his website it can be hard to determine where he falls on the political spectrum. He supports legalizing marijuana and abolishing private prisons, but avoids the phrase “climate change.” He wants to end “human trafficking.” His proposal to end police brutality: body cams.
His political contributions tell a more one-sided story. Pierce’s sole Democratic contribution went to the short-lived congressional run of crypto candidate Brian Forde. The rest went to Republican campaigns like Marco Rubio, Rick Perry, John McCain, and the National Right to Life Political Action Committee. Last year alone, Pierce gave over $44,000 to the Republican National Committee and more than $55,000 to Trump’s re-election fund.
Pierce spoke to The Daily Beast from his tour bus and again over email. Those conversations have been combined and edited for clarity.
You’re announcing your presidential candidacy somewhat late, and historically, third-party candidates haven’t had the best luck with the executive office. If you don’t have a strong path to the White House, what do you want out of the race?
I announced on July 4, which I think is quite an auspicious date for an Independent candidate, hoping to bring independence to this country. There’s a lot of things that I can do. One is: I’m 39 years old. I turn 40 in November. So I’ve got time on my side. Whatever happens in this election cycle, I’m laying the groundwork for the future. The overall mission is to create a third major party—not another third party—a third major party in this country. I think that is what America needs most. George Washington in his closing address warned us about the threat of political parties. John Adams and the other founding fathers—their fear for our future was two political parties becoming dominant. And look at where we are. We were warned.
I believe, having studied systems, any time you have a system of two, what happens is those two things come together, like magnets. They come into collision, or they become polarized and become completely divided. I think we need to rise above partisan politics and find a path forward together. As Albert Einstein is quoted—I’m not sure the line came from him, but he’s quoted in many places—he said that the definition of insanity is making the same mistake or doing the same thing over and over and over again, expecting a different result. [Ed. note: Einstein never said this.] It feels like that’s what our election cycle is like. Half the country feels like they won, half the country feels like they lost, at least if they voted or participated.
Obviously, there’s another late-comer to the presidential race, and that’s Kanye West. He’s received a lot of flak for his candidacy, as he’s openly admitted to trying to siphon votes away from Joe Biden to ensure a Trump victory. Is that something you’re hoping to avoid or is that what you’re going for as well?
Oh no. This is a very serious campaign. Our campaign is very serious. You’ll notice I don’t say anything negative about either of the two major political candidates, because I think that’s one of the problems with our political system, instead of people getting on stage, talking about their visionary ideas, inspiring people, informing and educating, talking about problems, mentioning problems, talking about solutions, constructive criticism. That’s why I refuse to run a negative campaign. I am definitely not a spoiler. I’m into data, right? I’m a technologist. I’ve got digital DNA. So does most of our campaign team. We’ve got our finger on the pulse.
Most of my major Democratic contacts are really happy to see that we’re running in a red state like Wyoming. Kanye West’s home state is Wyoming. He’s not on the ballot in Wyoming I could say, in part, because he didn’t have Akon on his team. But I could also say that he probably didn’t want to be on the ballot in Wyoming because it’s a red state. He doesn’t want to take additional points in a state where he’s only running against Trump. But we’re on the ballot in Wyoming, and since we’re on the ballot in Wyoming I think it’s safe—more than safe, I think it’s evident—that we are not here to run as a spoiler for the benefit of Donald Trump.
In running for president, you’ve opened yourself up to be scrutinized from every angle going back to the beginning of your career. I wanted to ask you about your time at the Digital Entertainment Network. Can you tell me a little bit about how you started there? You became a vice president as a teenager. What were your qualifications and what was your job exactly?
Well, I was the co-founder. A lot of it was my idea. I had an idea that people would use the internet to watch videos, and we create content for the internet. The idea was basically YouTube and Hulu and Netflix. Anyone that was around in the ‘90s and has been around digital media since then, they all credit us as the creators of basically those ideas. I was just getting a message from the creator of The Vandals, the punk rock band, right before you called. He’s like, “Brock, looks like we’re going to get the Guinness Book of World Records for having created the first streaming television show.”
We did a lot of that stuff. We had 30 television shows. We had the top most prestigious institutions in the world as investors. The biggest names. High-net-worth investors like Terry Semel, who’s chairman and CEO of Warner Brothers, and became the CEO of Yahoo. I did all sorts of things. I helped sell $150,000 worth of advertising contracts to the CEOs of Pepsi and everything else. I was the face of the company, meeting all the major banks and everything else, selling the vision of what the future was.
You moved in with Marc Collins-Rector and Chad Shackley at a mansion in Encino. Was that the headquarters of the business?
All start-ups, they normally start out in your home. Because it’s just you. The company was first started out of Marc’s house, and it was probably there for the first two or three months, before the company got an office. That’s, like, how it is for all start-ups.
were later a co-defendant in the L.A. County case filed against Marc Collins-Rector for plying minors with alcohol and drugs, in order to facilitate sexual abuse. You were dropped from the case, but you settled with one of the men for $21,600. Can you explain that?
Okay, well, first of all, that’s not accurate. Two of the plaintiffs in that case asked me if I would be a plaintiff. Because I refused to be a part of the lawsuit, they chose to include me to discredit me, to make their case stronger. They also went and offered 50 percent of what they got to the house management—they went around and offered money to anyone to participate in this. They needed people to corroborate their story. Eventually, because I refused to participate in the lawsuit, they named me. Subsequently, all three of the plaintiffs apologized to me, in front of audiences, in front of many people, saying Brock never did anything. They dismissed their cases.
Remember, this is a civil thing. I’ve never been charged with a crime in my life. And the last plaintiff to have his case dismissed, he contacted his lawyer and said, “Dismiss this case against Brock. Brock never did anything. I just apologized. Dismiss his case.” And the lawyer said, “No. I won’t dismiss this case, I have all these out-of-pocket expenses, I refuse to file the paperwork unless you give me my out-of-pocket expenses.” And so the lawyer, I guess, had $21,000 in bills. So I paid his lawyer $21,000—not him, it was not a settlement. That was a payment to his lawyer for his out-of-pocket expenses. Out-of-pocket expenses so that he would file the paperwork to dismiss the case.
You’ve said the cases were unfounded, and the plaintiffs eventually apologized. But your boss, Marc Collins-Rector later pleaded guilty to eight charges of child enticement and registered as a sex offender. Were you aware of his behavior? How do you square the fact that later allegations proved to be true, but these ones were not?
Well, remember: I was 16 and 17 years old at the time? So, no. I don’t think Marc is the man they made him out to be. But Marc is not a person I would associate with today, and someone I haven’t associated with in a very long time. I was 16 and 17. I chose the wrong business partner. You live and you learn.
You’ve pointed out that you were underage when most of these allegations were said to take place. Did you ever feel like you were coerced or in over your head while working at DEN?
I mean, I was working 18 hours a day, doing things I’d never done before. It was business school. But I definitely learned a lot in building that company. We raised $88 million. We filed our [form] S-1 to go public. We were the hottest start-up in Los Angeles.
In 2000, you left the country with Marc Collins-Rector. Why did you leave? How did you spend those two years abroad?
I moved to Spain in 1999 for personal reasons. I spent those two years in Europe working on developing my businesses.
Interpol found you in 2002. The house where you were staying reportedly contained guns, machetes, and child pornography. Whose guns and child porn were those? Were you aware they were in the house, and how did those get there?
My lawyers have addressed this in 32 pages of documentation showing a complete absence of wrongdoing. Please refer to my webpage for more information.
[Ed. Note: The webpage does not mention guns, machetes, or child pornography. It does state:“It is true that when the local police arrested Collins-Rector in Spain in 2002 on an international warrant, Mr. Pierce was also taken into custody, but so was everyone at Collins-Rector’s house in Spain; and it is equally clear that Brock was promptly released, and no charges of any kind were ever filed against Brock concerning this matter.”]
What do you make of the allegations against Bryan Singer? [Ed. Note: Bryan Singer, a close friend of Collins-Rector, invested at least $50,000 in DEN. In an Atlantic article outlining Singer’s history of alleged sexual assault and statutory rape, one source claimed that at age 15, Collins-Rector abused him and introduced him to Singer, who then assaulted him in the DEN headquarters.]
I am aware of them and I support of all victims of sexual assault. I will let America’s justice system decide on Singer’s outcome.
In 2011, you spoke at the Mindshift conference supported by Jeffrey Epstein. At that point, he had already been convicted of soliciting prostitution from a minor. Why did you agree to speak?
I had never heard of Jeffrey Epstein. His name was not on the website. I was asked to speak at a conference alongside Nobel Prize winners. It was not a cryptocurrency conference, it was filled with Nobel Prize winners. I was asked to speak alongside Nobel Prize winners on the future of money. I speak at conferences historically, two to three times a week. I was like, “Nobel Prize winners? Sounds great. I’ll happily talk about the future of money with them.” I had no idea who Jeffrey Epstein was. His name was not listed anywhere on the website. Had I known what I know now? I clearly would have never spoken there. But I spoke at a conference that he cosponsored.
What’s your connection to the Clinton Global Initiative? Did you hear about it through Jeffrey Epstein?
I joined the Clinton Global Initiative as a philanthropist in 2006 and was a member for one year. My involvement with the Initiative had no connection to Jeffrey Epstein whatsoever.
You’ve launched your campaign in Minnesota, where George Floyd was killed by a police officer. How do you feel about the civil uprising against police brutality?
I’m from Minnesota. Born and raised. We just had a press conference there, announcing that we’re on the ballot. Former U.S. Senator Dean Barkley was there. So that tells you, when former U.S. Senators are endorsing the candidate, right?
[Ed. note: Barkley was never elected to the United States Senate. In November of 2002, he was appointed by then Minnesota Governor Jesse Venture to fill the seat after Sen. Paul Wellstone died in a plane crash. Barkley’s term ended on Jan. 3, 2003—two months later.]
Yes, George Floyd was murdered in Minneapolis. My vice-presidential running mate Karla Ballard and I, on our last trip to Minnesota together, went to visit the George Floyd Memorial. I believe in law and order. I believe that law and order is foundational to any functioning society. But there is no doubt in my mind that we need reform. These types of events—this is not an isolated incident. This has happened many times before. It’s time for change. We have a lot of detail around policy on this issue that we will be publishing next week. Not just high-level what we think, not just a summary, but detailed policy.
You said that you support “law and order.” What does that mean?
“Law and order” means creating a fair and just legal system where our number one priority is protecting the inalienable rights of “Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness” for all people. This means reforming how our police intervene in emergency situations, abolishing private prisons that incentivize mass incarceration, and creating new educational and economic opportunities for our most vulnerable communities. I am dedicated to preventing crime by eliminating the socioeconomic conditions that encourage it.
I support accountability and transparency in government and law enforcement. Some of the key policies I support are requiring body-cams on all law enforcement officers who engage with the public, curtailing the 1033 program that provides local law enforcement agencies with access to military equipment, and abolishing private prisons. Rather than simply defund the police, my administration will take a holistic approach to heal and unite America by ending mass incarceration, police brutality, and racial injustice.
Did you attend any Black Lives Matter protests?
I support all movements aimed at ending racial injustice and inequality. I​ have not attended any Black Lives Matter protests.​ My running-mate, Karla Ballard, attended the March on Washington in support of racial justice and equality.
Your platform doesn’t mention the words “climate change.” Is there a reason for that?
I’m not sure what you mean. Our policy platform specifically references human-caused climate change and we have a plan to restabilize the climate, address environmental degradation, and ensure environmental sustainability.
[Ed. Note: As of writing the Pierce campaign’s policy platform does not specifically reference human-caused climate change.]
You’ve recently brought on Akon as a campaign surrogate. How did that happen? Tell me about that.
Akon and I have been friends for quite some time. I was one of the guys that taught him about Bitcoin. I helped make some videogames for him, I think in 2012. We were talking about Bitcoin, teaching him the ropes, back in 2013. And in 2014, we were both speaking at the Milken Global Conference, and I encouraged him to talk about how Bitcoin, Africa, changed the world. He became the biggest celebrity in the world, talking about Bitcoin at the time. I’m an adviser to his Akoin project, very interested in the work that he’s doing to build a city in Africa.
I think we need a government that’s of, for, and by the people. Akon has huge political aspirations. He obviously was a hugely successful artist. But he also discovered artists like Lady Gaga. So not only is he, himself, a great artist, but he’s also a great identifier and builder of other artists. And he’s been a great businessman, philanthropist. He’s pushing the limits of what can be done. We’re like-minded individuals in that regard. I think he’ll be running for political office one day, because he sees what I see: that we need real change, and we need a government that is of, for, and by the people.
You mentioned that you’re an adviser on Akoin. Do you have any financial investments in Akoin or Akon City?
I don’t believe so. I’d have to check. I have so much stuff. But I don’t believe that I have any economic interests in his stuff. I’d have to verify that. We’ll get back to you. I don’t believe that I have any economic interests. My interest is in helping him. He’s a visionary with big ideas that wants to help things in the world. If I can be of assistance in helping him make the world a better place, I’m all for it. I’m not motivated by money. I’m not running for office because I’m motivated by power. I’m running for office because I’m deeply, deeply concerned about our collective future.
You’ve said you’re running on a pro-technology platform. One week into your campaign last month, a New York appeals court approved the state Attorney General’s attempt to investigate the stablecoin Tether for potentially fraudulent activity. Do you think this will impact your ability to sell people on your tech entrepreneurship?
No, I think my role in Tether is as awesome as it gets. It was my idea. I put it together. But I’ve had no involvement in the company since 2015. I gave all of my equity to the other shareholders. I’ve had zero involvement in the company for almost six years. It was just my idea. I put the initial team together. But I think Tether is one of the most important innovations in the world, certainly. The idea is, I digitized the U.S. dollar. I used technology to digitize currency—existing currency. The U.S. dollar in particular. It’s doing $10 trillion a year. Ten trillion dollars a year of transactional volume. It’s probably the most important innovation in currency since the advent of fiat money. The people that took on the business and ran the business in years to come, they’ve done things I’m not proud of. I’m not sure they’ve done anything criminal. But they certainly did things differently than I would do. But it’s like, you have kids, they turn 18, they go out into the world, and sometimes you’re proud of the things they do, and sometimes you shake your head and go, “Ugh, why did you do that?” I have zero concerns as it relates to me personally. I wish they made better decisions.
What do you think the investigation will find?
I have no idea. The problem that was raised is that there was a $5 million loan between two entities and whether or not they had the right to do that, did they disclose it correctly. There’s been no accusations of, like, embezzlement or anything that bad.
[Ed. Note: The Attorney General’s press release on the investigation reads: “Our investigation has determined that the operators of the ‘Bitfinex’ trading platform, who also control the ‘tether’ virtual currency, have engaged in a cover-up to hide the apparent loss of $850 million dollars of co-mingled client and corporate funds.”]
But there’s been some disclosure things, that is the issue. No one is making any outrageous claims that these are people that have done a bunch of bad—well, on the internet, the media has said that the people behind the business may have been manipulating the price of Bitcoin, but I don’t think that has anything to do with the New York investigation. Again, I’m so not involved, and so not at risk, that I’m not even up to speed on the details.
[Ed note: A representative of the New York State Attorney General told Forbes that he “cannot confirm or deny that the investigation” includes Pierce.]
We’ve recently witnessed the rise of QAnon, the conspiracy theory that Hollywood is an evil cabal of Satanic pedophiles and Trump is the person waging war on them. You mentioned human trafficking, which has become a cause for them. What are your thoughts on that?
I’ve watched some of the content. I think it’s an interesting phenomenon. I’m an internet person, so Anonymous is obviously an organization that has been doing interesting stuff. It’s interesting. I don’t have a big—conspiracy theory stuff is—I guess I have a question for you: What do you think of all of it, since you’re the expert?
You know, I think it’s not true, but I’m not running for president. I do wonder what this politician [Georgia congressional candidate Marjorie Taylor Greene], who’s just won her primary, is going to do on day one, once she finds out there’s no satanic cabal room.
Wait, someone was running for office and won on a QAnon platform, saying that Hollywood did—say what? You’re the expert here.
She won a primary. But I want to push on if we only have a few minutes. In 2006, your gaming company IGE brought on Steve Bannon as an investor. Goldman later bought out most of your stock. Bannon eventually replaced you as CEO of Affinity. You’ve described him as your “right-hand man for, like, seven years.” How well did you know Bannon during that time?
Yes, so this is in my mid-twenties. He wasn’t an investor. He worked for me. He was my banker. He worked for me for three years as my yield guide. And then he was my CEO running the company for another four years. So I haven’t worked with Steve for a decade or so. We worked in videogame stuff and banking. He was at Goldman Sachs. He was not in the political area at the time. But he was a pretty successful banker. He set up Goldman Sachs Los Angeles. So for me, I’d say he did a pretty good job.
During your business relationship, Steve Bannon founded Breitbart News, which has pretty consistently published racist material. How do you feel about Breitbart?
I had no involvement with Breitbart News. As for how I feel about such material, I’m not pleased by any form of hate-mongering. I strongly support the equality of all Americans.
Did you have qualms about Bannon’s role in the 2016 election?
Bannon’s role in the Trump campaign got me to pay closer attention to what he was doing but that’s about it. Whenever you find out that one of your former employees has taken on a role like that, you pay attention.
Bannon served on the board of Cambridge Analytica. A staffer on your campaign, Brittany Kaiser, also served as a business director for them. What are your thoughts on their use of illicitly-obtained Facebook data for campaign promotional material?
Yes, so this will be the last question I can answer because I’ve got to be off for this 5:00 pm. But Brittany Kaiser is a friend of mine. She was the whistleblower of Cambridge Analytica. She came to me and said, “What do I do?” And I said, “Tell the truth. The truth will set you free.”
[Ed. Note: Investigations in Cambridge Analytica took place as early as Nov. 2017, when a U.K. reporter at Channel 4 News recorded their CEO boasting about using “beautiful Ukranian girls” and offers of bribes to discredit political officials. The first whistleblower was Christopher Wylie, who disclosed a cache of documents to The Guardian, published on Mar. 17, 2018. Kaiser’s confession ran five days later, after the scandal made national news. Her association with Cambridge Analytica is not mentioned anywhere on Pierce’s campaign website.]
So I’m glad that people—I’m a supporter of whistleblowers, people that see injustice in the world and something not right happening, and who put themselves in harm’s way to stand up for what they believe in. So I stand up for Brittany Kaiser.
Who do you think [anonymous inventor of Bitcoin] Satoshi Nakamoto is?
We all are Satoshi Nakamoto.
You got married at Burning Man. Have you been attending virtual Burning Man?
I’m running a presidential campaign. So, while I was there in spirit, unfortunately my schedule did not permit me to attend.
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Forex Trading in Kenya.

Someone posted on here a few days ago asking about forex and forex trading in Kenya, I have gone through the responses and clearly, most people don’t have an idea. It is 3am in the morning and am in a good mood so let me make this post. This will be a comprehensive and lengthy post so grab a pen and paper and sit down. We’ll be here a while.
FIRST OF ALL, who am I..?
I am a forex trader, in Nairobi, Kenya..i have been actively involved in forex since I found out about it in Feb 2016 when I somehow ended up in a wealth creation seminar (lol) in pride inn Westlands, the one close to Mpaka Rd. Luckily for me, it was not one of those AIM global meetings or I’d be on Facebook selling God knows what those guys sell. I did not take it seriously till August of the same year and I have been active ever since.
I don’t teach, mentor or sell a course or signals, I trade my own money. I am also posting from a throwaway account because I don’t want KRA on my ass.
What the fuck is forex and forex trading.
In simple plain English, forex is like the stock market but for currencies. Stock Market = Shares, forex = currencies. If you want more in-depth explanation, google is your friend.
These currencies are pegged on specific countries, united states- dollar, UK- pound, euro zone- euro, Switzerland- Swiss franc, Kenya- Kenya shilling.. you get the point. Now, there are specific events and happenings between these economies that affect the movement and values of the currencies, driving their value (purchasing power up and down). Forex trading exploits these movements to make money. When the value is going up, we buy and vice versa (down –sell)
Is forex trading illegal in Kenya? Is it a scam?
Illegal, no. scam, no. All the banks in the world do it (KCB made about 4 billion from trading forex in 2019)
Have there been scams involving forex in Kenya?
Yes. Here is one that happened recently. This one is the most infamous one yet. Best believe that this is not the end of these type of scams because the stupidity, greed and gullibility of human beings is unfathomable.
However, by the end of this post, I hope you won’t fall for such silliness.
What next how do I make it work..?
Am glad you asked. Generally, there are two ways to go about it. One, you teach yourself. This is the equivalent of stealing our dad’s car and hoping that the pedal you hit is the brake and not the accelerator. It is the route I took, it is the most rewarding and a huge ego boost when you finally make it on your own. Typically, this involves scouring the internet for hours upon hours going down rabbit holes, thinking you have made it telling all your friends how you will be a millionaire then losing all your money. Some people do not have the stomach for that.
The second route is more practical, structured and smarter.
First Learn the basics. There is a free online forex course at www.babypips.com/learn/forex this is merely an introductory course. Basically it is learning the parts of a car before they let you inside the car.
Second, start building your strategy. By the time you are done with the babypips, you will have a feel of what the forex market is, what interests you, etc. Tip..Babypips has a lot of garbage. It is good for introductory purposes but not good for much else, pick whatever stick to you or jumps at you the first time. Nonsense like indicators should be ignored.
The next step is now the most important. Developing the skill and building your strategy. As a beginner, you want to exhaust your naivety before jumping into the more advanced stuff. Eg can you identify a trend, what is a pair, what is position sizing, what is metatrader 4 and how to operate it, what news is good for a currency, when can I trade, what are the different trading sessions, what is technical analysis, what is market sentiment, what are bullish conditions what is emotion management, how does my psychology affect my trading (more on this later) an I a swing, scalper or day trader etc
Mentors and forex courses.. you have probably seen people advertising how they can teach and mentor you on how to trade forex and charging so much money for it. Somehow it seems that these people are focused on the teaching than the trading. Weird, right..? Truth is trading is hard, teaching not quite. A common saying in the industry is “Those who can’t trade, teach” you want to avoid all these gurus on Facebook and Instagram, some are legit but most are not. Sifting the wheat from the chaff is hard but I did that for you. The info is available online on YouTube, telegram channels etc. am not saying not to spend money on a course, if you find a mentor whose style resonates with you and the course is reasonably priced, please, go ahead and buy..it will cut your learning curve in half. People are different. What worked for me might not work for you.
Here are some nice YouTube channels to watch. These guys are legit..
  1. Sam sieden
  2. Cuebanks
  3. TheCoinFx
  4. The trading channel
  5. Astro
  6. Forex family
  7. Wicksdontlie
Advanced stuff
  1. ICT
After a short period of time, you will be able to sniff out bs teachers with relative ease. You will also discover some of your own and expand the list. Two tips, start with the oldest videos first and whichever of these resonates with you, stick with till the wheels fall off.
How long will it take until things start making sense
Give yourself time to grow and learn. This is all new to you and you are allowed to make mistakes, to fail and discover yourself. Realistically, depending on the effort you put in, you will not start seeing results until after 6 months. Could take longeshorter so there is no guarantee.
Social media, Mentality, Psychology and Books
Online, forex trading might not have the best reputation online because it takes hard work and scammers and gurus give it a bad name. However, try to not get sucked into the Instagram trader lifestyle as it is nowhere close to what the reality is. You will not make millions tomorrow or the day after, you might never even make it in this market. But that is the reality of life. Nothing is promised, nothing is guaranteed.
Your mentality, beliefs and ego will be challenged in this market. You will learn things that will make you blood boil, you will ask yourself daily, how is this possible, why don’t they teach this in school..bla bla bla..it will be hard but growth is painful, if it wasn’t we’d all be billionaires. Take a break, take a walk, drink a glass of whatever you like or roll one..detox. Chill with your girl (or man) Gradually you will develop mental toughness that will set you up for life. Personally, I sorta ditched religion and picked up stoicism. Whatever works for you.
Psychology, this is unfortunately one of the most neglected aspects of your personal development in this journey. Do you believe in yourself? Can you stand by your convictions when everyone is against you? Can you get up every day uncertain of the future? There will be moments where you will question yourself, am I even doing the right thing? the right way? It is normal and essential for your growth. People who played competitive sports have a natural advantage here. Remember the game is first won in your head then on the pitch.
Books: ironically, books that helped me the most were the mindset books, Think and grow rich, trading for a living, 4 hour work week, the monk who sold his Ferrari..just google mindset and psychology books, most trading books are garbage. Watch and listen to people who have made it in the investing business. Ray Dalio, warren, Bill Ackman and Carl Icahn.
This is turning out to be lengthier than I anticipated so I’ll try to be brief for the remaining parts.
Brokers
You will need to open up an account with a broker. Get a broker who is regulated. Australian ones (IC Market and Pepperstone) are both legit, reliable and regulated. Do your research. I’d avoid local ones because I’ve heard stories of wide spreads and liquidity problems. International brokers have never failed me. There are plenty brokers, there is no one size fits all recommendation. If it ain’t broke..don’t fix it.
Money transfer.
All brokers accept wire transfers, you might need to call your bank to authorize that, avoid Equity bank. Stanchart and Stanbic are alright. Large withdrawals $10k+ you will have to call them prior. Get Skrill and Neteller if you don’t like banks like me, set up a Bitcoin wallet for faster withdrawals, (Payoneer and Paypal are accepted by some brokers, just check with them.)
How much money can I make..?
I hate this question because people have perceived ceilings of income in their minds, eg 1 million ksh is too much to make per month or 10,000ksh is too little. Instead, work backwards. What % return did I make this month/ on this trade. Safaricom made 19.5% last year, if you make 20% you have outperformed them. If you reach of consistency where you can make x% per month on whatever money you have, then there are no limits to how much you can make.
How much money do I need to start with..?
Zero. You have all the resources above, go forth. There are brokers who provide free bonuses and withdraw-able profits. However, to make a fulltime income you will need some serious cash. Generally, 50,000 kes. You can start lower or higher but if you need say 20k to live comfortably and that is a 10% return per month, then you can do the math on how big your account should be. Of course things like compound interest come into play but that is dependent on your skill level. I have seen people do spectacular things with very little funds.
Taxes..?
Talk to a lawyer or an accountant. I am neither.
Family? Friends?
Unfortunately, people will not understand why you spend hundreds of hours watching strangers on the internet so it is best to keep it from them. Eventually you will make it work and they will come to your corner talking about how they always knew you’d make it.
The journey will be lonely, make some trading buddies along the way. You’d be surprised at how easy it is when people are united by their circumstances (and stupidity) I have guys who are my bros from South Africa and Lebanon who I have never met but we came up together and are now homies. Join forums, ask questions and grow. That is the only way to learn. Ideally, a group of 5-10 friends committed to learning and growth is the best model. Pushing each other to grow and discovering together.
Forex is real and you can do amazing things with it. It is not a get rich quick scheme. If you want a quick guaranteed income, get a job.
And now it is 5am, fuck.
This is oversimplified and leaves out many many aspects.
Happy to answer any questions.
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  5. That's it! The bonus in form of $20 worth of BTC will be accredited to your account after the deposit is held for 30 days. Then contact me and I will send the rest - as promised $10 via Revolut or cypto (DAI, ETH or BTC) once You get the bonus.

PROOF OF PAYOUTS IN THE PREVIOUS THREADS HERE AND HERE.

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Comments:

fmkrld2 in dashpay on 06 Apr 20 (1pts):
That’s why I trade on Naijacrypto,the zero trading fee
fhalkx6 in memes on 11 Feb 20 (1pts):
I see Billie Eilish!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
fh26mvi in BitcoinBeginners on 09 Feb 20 (1pts):
NAIJACRYPTO
fh25f8n in CryptoCurrency on 09 Feb 20 (1pts):
10k again!!!!!!
fh257iu in BitcoinBeginners on 09 Feb 20 (1pts):
That totally depend on your location. Quite a number exchanges are beginner friendly but the questions is are they allowed to operate in your country.
fgjxqxb in CryptoCurrency on 04 Feb 20 (1pts):
The word above it says ATM , a bitcoin ATM is in the store. Good though!
fgjvz8y in Crypto_Currency_News on 04 Feb 20 (1pts):
Nice move!
fgjvfd1 in Bitcoin on 04 Feb 20 (1pts):
Something is wrong with YAHOO!!
fgf2uyd in Bitcoin on 03 Feb 20 (1pts):
Too much to take in and digest at ones.
ffzlm27 in Bitcoin on 30 Jan 20 (1pts):
Louder please!!! Some people can’t hear you at the back
ffzhxyc in memes on 30 Jan 20 (1pts):
No need I got Twitter 😄😄
ffzhu4l in memes on 30 Jan 20 (1pts):
Teacher : “in class” 2+y= 5 ,find y
Teacher : “Assignment” 2+y>x+xyz[xyzx]=20%xyz, find xyz
Me:
ffzhhch in memes on 30 Jan 20 (1pts):
They lied to us from the beginning!!
ffzhdrn in memes on 30 Jan 20 (1pts):
Can you get 6969 comments?
Let’s do it
ffzhcce in memes on 30 Jan 20 (1pts):
Coooooooooooooooooooooooool
ffzhb9z in memes on 30 Jan 20 (1pts):
Niiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii...
ffzh0ys in Bitcoin on 30 Jan 20 (1pts):
Lol
I keep watching this over and over again
ff8rpg4 in BitcoinBeginners on 22 Jan 20 (1pts):
That will depend on the country you are in presently. However try Naijacrypto.com You can trade with very low fee.
femh54w in Africa on 17 Jan 20 (1pts):
Others on the list include Pakistan, Syria, Libya etc . What’s the similarity between all of them ?
SECURITY. These countries lack security for its citizens. Here in Nigeria, different groups keep...
femguqz in Crypto_Currency_News on 17 Jan 20 (1pts):
I’m looking at another acquisition already. If this goes through, this is going to be Binance 5th acquisition
fegodui in Nigeria on 15 Jan 20 (2pts):
Means “Indigenous people of Biafra”
fegm7mv in BitcoinBeginners on 15 Jan 20 (1pts):
I will say Naijacrypto, it has zero deposit fees and zero trading fees. www.naijacrypto.com
fegazje in BitcoinBeginners on 15 Jan 20 (1pts):
With Zero trading fees I think www.naijacrypto.com is the platform
f3p5y9k in BitcoinBeginners on 14 Oct 19 (2pts):
Most of the good exchanges do not determine the prices. The users do. Users sell and buy at prices that favors them
f3p5lev in BitcoinBeginners on 14 Oct 19 (1pts):
You can sell to exchanges, I’ve being using [Naijacrypto ](naijacrypto.com) for a while now. Trading is always fast. They have quite a number of active traders and deposit is free
f0hx86n in Cryptocurrency_Daily on 16 Sep 19 (1pts):
What's your view on https://naijacrypto.com
f0hunw5 in ethtrader on 16 Sep 19 (0pts):
Lol, swallow more please!

Submissions:

ew322k in AskFeminists on 30 Jan 20 (1pts):
How can I be a feminist and not compete with my boyfriend?
ev3hso in BitcoinBeginners on 28 Jan 20 (1pts):
Bitcoin Halving, What’s your take on this event?
erddil in BitcoinBeginners on 20 Jan 20 (1pts):
How does Blockchain Hackathon work?
dho9wc in BitcoinBeginners on 14 Oct 19 (1pts):
Trading competition with free entry
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[OFFER] - Celsius Network $30 -> $20 from Celsius + $10 from me (PROOF OF PAYOUTS!)

COMPANY PROFILE
Celsius Network is a cryptocurrency lending and bitcoin interest platform that intends to help 'unback yourself'. You can borrow or deposit your crypto for a honest interest rate with them.
ELIGIBILITY
EU, UK, US, Australia, Asia, Africa - pretty much if your country is not banning crypto currency use You should be able to sign up.

OFFER
Celsius is giving You $20 worth of BTC, when You signup, verify your profile and deposit a minimum of $200 worth of crypto into their savings account, and hold it there for 30 days.
You will also earn interest on your deposit! At the moment BTC rate start from 4.03% APR. Stablecoins are 8%+ !

I will send an additional $10 via Revolut or cypto (DAI, ETH or BTC) once You get the bonus.

HOW
  1. Comment $bid and I will send You a message with my referral link.
  2. Register with Celsius using my link.
  3. MAKE SURE that You put my referral code provided when You sign up! The code has to be entered before the account is created. Press on "Have a referral code?" underneath the Create account button to enter the referral code. Once you have entered my referral code you will see a confirmation screen and you can continue making your account.
  4. Deposit a minimum of $200 worth of crypto (Bitcoin, Ethereum or other supported by Celsius) and hold it the there for 30 days.
  5. That's it! The bonus in form of $20 worth of BTC will be accredited to your account after the deposit is held for 30 days. Then contact me and I will send the rest - as promised $10 via Revolut or cypto (DAI, ETH or BTC) once You get the bonus.

PROOF OF PAYOUTS IN THE PREVIOUS THREADS HERE AND HERE.

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[OFFER] - Celsius Network $30 -> $20 from Celsius + $10 from me (PROOF OF PAYOUTS!)

COMPANY PROFILE
Celsius Network is a cryptocurrency lending and bitcoin interest platform that intends to help 'unback yourself'. You can borrow or deposit your crypto for a honest interest rate with them.
ELIGIBILITY
EU, UK, US, Australia, Asia, Africa - pretty much if your country is not banning crypto currency use You should be able to sign up.

OFFER
Celsius is giving You $20 worth of BTC, when You signup, verify your profile and deposit a minimum of $200 worth of crypto into their savings account, and hold it there for 30 days.
You will also earn interest on your deposit! At the momemnt BTC rate start from 4.03% APR. Stablecoins are 8%+ !

I will send an additional $10 via Revolut or cypto (DAI, ETH or BTC) once You get the bonus.

HOW
  1. Comment $bid and I will send You a message with my referral link.
  2. Register with Celsius using my link.
  3. MAKE SURE that You put my referral code provided when You sign up! The code has to be entered before the account is created. Press on "Have a referral code?" underneath the Create account button to enter the referral code. Once you have entered my referral code you will see a confirmation screen and you can continue making your account.
  4. Deposit a minimum of $200 worth of crypto (Bitcoin, Ethereum or other supported by Celsius) and hold it the there for 30 days.
  5. That's it! The bonus in form of $20 worth of BTC will be accredited to your account after the deposit is held for 30 days. Then contact me and I will send the rest - as promised $10 via Revolut or cypto (DAI, ETH or BTC) once You get the bonus.

PROOF OF PAYOUTS IN THE PREVIOUS THREADS HERE AND HERE.

Entering a Promo Code tutorial
Interest rates for supported crypto's
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Refer a friend
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[OFFER] - Celsius Network $30 -> $20 from Celsius + $10 from me (PROOF OF PAYOUTS!)

COMPANY PROFILE
Celsius Network is a cryptocurrency lending and bitcoin interest platform that intends to help 'unback yourself'. You can borrow or deposit your crypto for a honest interest rate with them.
ELIGIBILITY
EU, UK, US, Australia, Asia, Africa - pretty much if your country is not banning crypto currency use You should be able to sign up.

OFFER
Celsius is giving You $20 worth of BTC, when You signup, verify your profile and deposit a minimum of $200 worth of crypto into their savings account, and hold it there for 30 days.
You will also earn interest on your deposit! At the momemnt BTC rate start from 4.03% APR. Stablecoins are 8%+ !
I will send an additional $10 via Revolut or cypto (DAI, ETH or BTC) once You get the bonus.

HOW
  1. Comment $bid and I will send You a message with my referral link.
  2. Register with Celsius using my link.
  3. MAKE SURE that You put my referral code provided when You sign up! The code has to be entered before the account is created. Press on "Have a referral code?" underneath the Create account button to enter the referral code. Once you have entered my referral code you will see a confirmation screen and you can continue making your account.
  4. Deposit a minimum of $200 worth of crypto (Bitcoin, Ethereum or other supported by Celsius) and hold it the there for 30 days.
  5. That's it! The bonus in form of $20 worth of BTC will be accredited to your account after the deposit is held for 30 days. Then contact me and I will send the rest - as promised $10 via Revolut or cypto (DAI, ETH or BTC) once You get the bonus.

PROOF OF PAYOUTS IN THE PREVIOUS THREADS HERE AND HERE.

Entering a Promo Code tutorial
Interest rates for supported crypto's
T&C
Refer a friend
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[OFFER] - Celsius Network $50 -> $40 from Celsius + $10 from me (PROOF OF PAYOUTS!)

COMPANY PROFILE
Celsius Network is a cryptocurrency lending and bitcoin interest platform that intends to help 'unback yourself'. You can borrow or deposit your crypto for a honest interest rate with them.
ELIGIBILITY
EU, UK, US, Australia, Asia, Africa - pretty much if your country is not banning crypto currency use You should be able to sign up.

OFFER
Celsius is giving You $20 worth of BTC, when You signup, verify your profile and deposit a minimum of $200 worth of crypto into their savings account, and hold it there for 30 days.
You will also earn interest on your deposit! At the momemnt BTC rate start from 4.03% APR. Stablecoins are 8%+ !
For limited time there is also a promo code that will give You additional $20 worth of BTC, when You make another deposit of minimum of $200, after the initial one, and hold it for 30 days.
I will send an additional $10 via Revolut or cypto (DAI, ETH or BTC) once You get the bonus.

HOW
  1. Comment $bid and I will send You a message with my referral link.
  2. Register with Celsius using my link.
  3. MAKE SURE that You put my referral code provided when You sign up! The code has to be entered before the account is created. Press on "Have a referral code?" underneath the Create account button to enter the referral code. Once you have entered my referral code you will see a confirmation screen and you can continue making your account.
  4. Deposit a minimum of $200 worth of crypto (Bitcoin, Ethereum or other supported by Celsius) and hold it the there for 30 days.
  5. Optionally after the first deposit is done, in the app navigate to your profile and click on Enter promo code and type SUMMER . Then make another deposit of minimum of $200 and hold it for 30 days to get extra $20 worth of BTC.
  6. That's it! The bonus in form of $20 worth of BTC will be accredited to your account after the deposit is held for 30 days. Then contact me and I will send the rest - as promised $10 via Revolut or cypto (DAI, ETH or BTC) once You get the bonus. If You have met requirements from Step 5, then another $20 worth of BTC will be accredited to your account after 30 days of the second deposit.

PROOF OF PAYOUTS IN THE PREVIOUS THREADS HERE AND HERE

Entering a Promo Code tutorial
Interest rates for supported crypto's
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[OFFER] - Celsius Network $30 -> $20 from Celsius + $10 from me (PROOF OF PAYOUTS!)

COMPANY PROFILE
Celsius Network is a cryptocurrency lending and bitcoin interest platform that intends to help 'unback yourself'. You can borrow or deposit your crypto for a honest interest rate with them.
ELIGIBILITY
EU, UK, US, Australia, Asia, Africa - pretty much if your country is not banning crypto currency use You should be able to sign up.

OFFER
Celsius is giving You $20 worth of BTC, when You signup, verify your profile and deposit a minimum of $200 worth of crypto into their savings account, and hold it there for 30 days.
You will also earn interest on your deposit! At the momemnt BTC rate start from 4.03% APR. Stablecoins are 8%+ !
I will send an additional $10 via Revolut or cypto (DAI, ETH or BTC) once You get the bonus.

HOW
  1. Comment $bid and I will send You a message with my referral link.
  2. Register with Celsius using my link.
  3. MAKE SURE that You put my referral code provided when You sign up! The code has to be entered before the account is created. Press on "Have a referral code?" underneath the Create account button to enter the referral code. Once you have entered my referral code you will see a confirmation screen and you can continue making your account.
  4. Deposit a minimum of $200 worth of crypto (Bitcoin, Ethereum or other supported by Celsius) and hold it the there for 30 days.
  5. That's it! The bonus in form of $20 worth of BTC will be accredited to your account after the deposit is held for 30 days. Then contact me and I will send the rest - as promised $10 via Revolut or cypto (DAI, ETH or BTC) once You get the bonus.

PROOF OF PAYOUTS IN THE PREVIOUS THREADS HERE AND HERE.

Entering a Promo Code tutorial
Interest rates for supported crypto's
T&C
Refer a friend
submitted by richierich55555 to signupsforpay [link] [comments]

[OFFER] - Celsius Network $30 -> $20 from Celsius + $10 from me (PROOF OF PAYOUTS!)

COMPANY PROFILE
Celsius Network is a cryptocurrency lending and bitcoin interest platform that intends to help 'unback yourself'. You can borrow or deposit your crypto for a honest interest rate with them.
ELIGIBILITY
EU, UK, US, Australia, Asia, Africa - pretty much if your country is not banning crypto currency use You should be able to sign up.

OFFER
Celsius is giving You $20 worth of BTC, when You signup, verify your profile and deposit a minimum of $200 worth of crypto into their savings account, and hold it there for 30 days.
You will also earn interest on your deposit! At the momemnt BTC rate start from 4.03% APR. Stablecoins are 8%+ !
I will send an additional $10 via Revolut or cypto (DAI, ETH or BTC) once You get the bonus.

HOW
  1. Comment $bid and I will send You a message with my referral link.
  2. Register with Celsius using my link.
  3. MAKE SURE that You put my referral code provided when You sign up! The code has to be entered before the account is created. Press on "Have a referral code?" underneath the Create account button to enter the referral code. Once you have entered my referral code you will see a confirmation screen and you can continue making your account.
  4. Deposit a minimum of $200 worth of crypto (Bitcoin, Ethereum or other supported by Celsius) and hold it the there for 30 days.
  5. That's it! The bonus in form of $20 worth of BTC will be accredited to your account after the deposit is held for 30 days. Then contact me and I will send the rest - as promised $10 via Revolut or cypto (DAI, ETH or BTC) once You get the bonus.

PROOF OF PAYOUTS IN THE PREVIOUS THREADS HERE AND HERE.

Entering a Promo Code tutorial
Interest rates for supported crypto's
T&C
Refer a friend
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[OFFER] - Celsius Network $30 -> $20 from Celsius + $10 from me (PROOF OF PAYOUTS!)

COMPANY PROFILE
Celsius Network is a cryptocurrency lending and bitcoin interest platform that intends to help 'unback yourself'. You can borrow or deposit your crypto for a honest interest rate with them.
ELIGIBILITY
EU, UK, US, Australia, Asia, Africa - pretty much if your country is not banning crypto currency use You should be able to sign up.

OFFER
Celsius is giving You $20 worth of BTC, when You signup, verify your profile and deposit a minimum of $200 worth of crypto into their savings account, and hold it there for 30 days.
You will also earn interest on your deposit! At the momemnt BTC rate start from 4.03% APR. Stablecoins are 8%+ !
I will send an additional $10 via Revolut or cypto (DAI, ETH or BTC) once You get the bonus.

HOW
  1. Comment $bid and I will send You a message with my referral link.
  2. Register with Celsius using my link.
  3. MAKE SURE that You put my referral code provided when You sign up! The code has to be entered before the account is created. Press on "Have a referral code?" underneath the Create account button to enter the referral code. Once you have entered my referral code you will see a confirmation screen and you can continue making your account.
  4. Deposit a minimum of $200 worth of crypto (Bitcoin, Ethereum or other supported by Celsius) and hold it the there for 30 days.
  5. That's it! The bonus in form of $20 worth of BTC will be accredited to your account after the deposit is held for 30 days. Then contact me and I will send the rest - as promised $10 via Revolut or cypto (DAI, ETH or BTC) once You get the bonus.

PROOF OF PAYOUTS IN THE PREVIOUS THREADS HERE AND HERE.

Entering a Promo Code tutorial
Interest rates for supported crypto's
T&C
Refer a friend
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[OFFER] - Celsius Network $30 -> $20 from Celsius + $10 from me (PROOF OF PAYOUTS!)

COMPANY PROFILE
Celsius Network is a cryptocurrency lending and bitcoin interest platform that intends to help 'unback yourself'. You can borrow or deposit your crypto for a honest interest rate with them.
ELIGIBILITY
EU, UK, US, Australia, Asia, Africa - pretty much if your country is not banning crypto currency use You should be able to sign up.

OFFER
Celsius is giving You $20 worth of BTC, when You signup, verify your profile and deposit a minimum of $200 worth of crypto into their savings account, and hold it there for 30 days.
You will also earn interest on your deposit! At the momemnt BTC rate start from 4.03% APR. Stablecoins are 8%+ !
I will send an additional $10 via Revolut or cypto (DAI, ETH or BTC) once You get the bonus.

HOW
  1. Comment $bid and I will send You a message with my referral link.
  2. Register with Celsius using my link.
  3. MAKE SURE that You put my referral code provided when You sign up! The code has to be entered before the account is created. Press on "Have a referral code?" underneath the Create account button to enter the referral code. Once you have entered my referral code you will see a confirmation screen and you can continue making your account.
  4. Deposit a minimum of $200 worth of crypto (Bitcoin, Ethereum or other supported by Celsius) and hold it the there for 30 days.
  5. That's it! The bonus in form of $20 worth of BTC will be accredited to your account after the deposit is held for 30 days. Then contact me and I will send the rest - as promised $10 via Revolut or cypto (DAI, ETH or BTC) once You get the bonus.

PROOF OF PAYOUTS IN THE PREVIOUS THREADS HERE AND HERE.

Entering a Promo Code tutorial
Interest rates for supported crypto's
T&C
Refer a friend
submitted by richierich55555 to signupsforpay [link] [comments]

[OFFER] - Celsius Network $30 -> $20 from Celsius + $10 from me (PROOF OF PAYOUTS!)

COMPANY PROFILE
Celsius Network is a cryptocurrency lending and bitcoin interest platform that intends to help 'unback yourself'. You can borrow or deposit your crypto for a honest interest rate with them.
ELIGIBILITY
EU, UK, US, Australia, Asia, Africa - pretty much if your country is not banning crypto currency use You should be able to sign up.

OFFER
Celsius is giving You $20 worth of BTC, when You signup, verify your profile and deposit a minimum of $200 worth of crypto into their savings account, and hold it there for 30 days.
You will also earn interest on your deposit! At the momemnt BTC rate start from 4.03% APR. Stablecoins are 8%+ !
I will send an additional $10 via Revolut or cypto (DAI, ETH or BTC) once You get the bonus.

HOW
  1. Comment $bid and I will send You a message with my referral link.
  2. Register with Celsius using my link.
  3. MAKE SURE that You put my referral code provided when You sign up! The code has to be entered before the account is created. Press on "Have a referral code?" underneath the Create account button to enter the referral code. Once you have entered my referral code you will see a confirmation screen and you can continue making your account.
  4. Deposit a minimum of $200 worth of crypto (Bitcoin, Ethereum or other supported by Celsius) and hold it the there for 30 days.
  5. That's it! The bonus in form of $20 worth of BTC will be accredited to your account after the deposit is held for 30 days. Then contact me and I will send the rest - as promised $10 via Revolut or cypto (DAI, ETH or BTC) once You get the bonus.

PROOF OF PAYOUTS IN THE PREVIOUS THREADS HERE AND HERE.

Entering a Promo Code tutorial
Interest rates for supported crypto's
T&C
Refer a friend
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