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If you use any electronic wallet, there is a central processor inbolved - whoever provides the eWallet. You cannot simply pay your buddy that is standing next to you without the payment going through some central place where the transaction is recorded, together with the balance you each have afterwards. For digital currency, the transfer can happen between ...


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Most likely this is a scam. I had an Arab friend that I knew by one name when we worked together, but he goes by a different last name today. Maybe this flexibility with last names is something in Islamic cultures we don't see in the US. If someone knows either way, please set me straight. Supposing we ignore the red flag of the name discrepancy and further ...


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DO NOT SEND MONEY If you are lucky, this just a scam and you'll just loose your money. But it's also possible that this related to some money laundering scheme or you are being used as a money mule. Could be just criminals but it could also be related to a terrorist organization in which case you would commit a serious crime and potentially end up in jail. ...


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So there are soooooo many places THIS question could go...! THE ONE TRUTH IS THAT WHENEVER SOMEONE HAS TO ASK, "IS THIS A SCAM?", THE ANSWER ALMOST ALWAYS SHOULD BE OBVIOUS -- YES!!! If you're unsure of the situation (and you know FAR MORE than we ever can) then your first reaction should be to follow your instinct and not do it. The fact the ...


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I don't know why technically. But I do know that it is a ripoff of the consumer. I transfer $1000 to another account. It disappears from my account balance immediately. It shows up 3 days later in the target account. So for those 3 days somebody had the money. They used the money without paying me or the recipient for that privilege. How is this not a ...


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