The 3 Worst Scam Stories — Scammer Awareness Day

It is usually easy to spot a scam if you have common sense, but too many times that bulls**t is really believable.

Since it has become harder for larger, visible entities to scam people, this misconduct now happens under the radar.

The best (aka worst) 3 scam stories we have ever witnessed

Number 1

How can YOU make sure something similar doesn’t happen to you?

  • Look for the official check marks on the account, to make sure it is a verified account
  • Telegram is only safe if you chat with people you know there. You can never know if a stranger writing to you is actually who you think they are. On Telegram, people can impersonate whoever they want.
  • Always check at least 1 additional channel of the entity. If you were contacted on Facebook by a random account, reach out to the official account. Even better to google the entity and find their official website. Don’t use links provided by the first account, as they might send you to a copy of the original website, giving you a false sense of security, or attempting to phish your data.
  • In general NEVER PURCHASE ANYTHING from someone on a chat application, always verify that you are on the official website and that it is a traceable payment..

Number 2

How can YOU make sure something like this doesn’t happen to you? Remember:

  • Our job listings are hosted on genesis-group.com or via some official head hunter agencies. But just to make sure, always ask us if it is real via contact@genesis-mining.com
  • Genesis Mining does not have any “agents” on any social media platform
  • The only official way to contact us is via our Customer Support team (chat on the website, or contact@genesis-mining.com, or via an official email address ending with @genesis-mining.com
  • genes-mining.com, contact@genesismining.com, http://genesisminers.org/, and any other variations are FAKE, so always check if it’s the right spelling, the right letters, and in the right order!

Number 3

How can YOU make sure something like this doesn’t happen to you? Remember:

  • Make sure you purchase things directly on the official website. You should always be suspicious if a merchant asks you on Whatsapp, Telegram or other not-so-formal platforms for payment
  • Look for verified accounts, or at least ask on the official website if the account in question is related to the company at all
  • Once again, Genesis Mining does not have any “agents” on any social media platform

What can we, Genesis Mining, do to stop this?

What can You do?

To finish this up, let us say something very important:

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