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SEC warns vs. Metisetrade, Emgoldex, Goldxtreme, J79 Galore, other bogus firms

Be warned! The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has advised the Filipino public against dealing with several companies that do not have the proper license to operate or the authority to solicit investments from the public. About this post: metisetrade philippines, metisetrade scam, revoked companies sec

‘N Sync creator ordered to repay scam victims $300 million

It looks like the victims of scammer and boy band creator Lou Pearlman won’t have to sing Bye, Bye, Bye to their money. This week, a US court ordered Lou Pearlman, creator of the popular boy bands ‘N Sync and Backstreet Boys, to repay as

Backstreet Boys and ‘N Sync creator was a Ponzi scammer

Most of us know Backstreet Boys and ‘N Sync but very few probably know that the man behind these two boy bands is a convicted scammer. Last week, Lou Pearlman, the creator of popular boy groups Backstreet Boys and ‘N Sync was sentenced to 25

NOBS HYIP Blog closes but it’s not yet the end

Our good friend Jude Rodrigues informed us that he is closing down the No Bullshit (NOBS) HYIP Blog as he bids farewell to HYIP investing after several years of monitoring the industry. The NOBS HYIP Blog may be gone but it's not yet over for

Scam HYIPs use domain forwarding to lure victims

One is not enough, two is not too much, and aplenty is just what’s needed. That seems to be the motto of owners of High Yield Investment Programs (HYIP) who are utilizing tens, probably even hundreds, of domain names to redirect to their HYIP site.

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3 Types of HYIP investors — Which one are you?

PinoyMoneyTalk.com started in 2005, initially with the aim of providing Filipinos with an objective guide to successful investing in High-Yield Investment Programs (HYIP). In our more than two years of experience in the HYIP industry, we have seen different types of investors come and go.

Pinoys earning online: No more HYIP for jrb

Winning entry of jrb in the "How Pinoys earn money online contest": * * * * * * * * * * Been hounding the internet for money-making schemes since 2002. Lost thousands in HYIP (High Yield Investment Programs), actually hundreds of thousands. But a