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    History Bits from TalkGold

    I was doing some research tonight and ran across these related threads from four years ago.
    If my observation that TG traffic is down very significantly over the last few years is valid,
    I think I would point curious people to these two threads if they asked me why:

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    Re: History Bits from TalkGold

    I see nothing wrong with the posts made in cherryshares thread. Was told those posts were removed because they had wikipedia links in them. Those links lead to the definition of HYIP.
    lmao. yeah.....can't have people reading the truth.

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    Re: History Bits from TalkGold

    Talkgold:
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    This site has relatively low traffic. While Compete can provide valuable insights about sites like these, data for this domain is currently only available to Compete PRO members.
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    Re: History Bits from TalkGold

    Quote Originally Posted by shipdit View Post
    I was doing some research tonight and ran across these related threads from four years ago.
    If my observation that TG traffic is down very significantly over the last few years is valid,
    I think I would point curious people to these two threads if they asked me why:

    Cherry shares deleted posts
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    Well, when you also consider that at that point in time they were going out of their way to ban the naysayers, since they were the nasty fellows spreading all that vicious truth....!
    It seems like in this "industry" common sense is not all that common!

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    Well, when you also consider that at that point in time they were going out of their way to ban the naysayers, since they were the nasty fellows spreading all that vicious truth....!
    That's what those two threads illustrate so starkly.

    The exodus of debate and dialogue there has left nothing but the repetitious promises of huge wealth by the scammers mixed in with the river of tiny "paid instant!" reports from the "monitors".

    Not much of a spectator sport!
    It's kind of like listening to a radio station that plays one really bad song over and over all day long.

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    "Sorry, the website www.talkgold.com cannot be found"

    Wow. I wonder if that is permanent?

    Tremendous repository of Ponzi SCAM history down the tubes, if that 's the case.

    Been coming a long time, I guess.

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    Re: History Bits from TalkGold

    It's not just TalkGold. MMG (MoneyMakerGroup) is also gone with the same message.
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    Re: History Bits from TalkGold

    Quote Originally Posted by EagleOne View Post
    It's not just TalkGold. MMG (MoneyMakerGroup) is also gone with the same message.
    Interesting? Looks like the TG Facebook page has been wiped also...!
    It seems like in this "industry" common sense is not all that common!

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    Re: History Bits from TalkGold

    It gets curiouser and curiouser.

    The domain information for both sites was changed within minutes of each other before they were both pulled offline.


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    Re: History Bits from TalkGold

    Ir.net is still up, and has the same owners from what I can tell.
    What other websites did the twins control, legit or scammy?
    If you are in Prosper With Integrity, and do not like that your personal information has been published here, please talk to these good people: http://www.attorneygeneral.gov http://www.ic3.gov http://www.fbi.gov

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    Re: History Bits from TalkGold

    As I posted in the other thread Talk Gold Mods on a Banning Spree, my system was giving me all kinds of virus and malware warnings when I tried to access TG, and then on MMG, I kept getting warnings of a hazardous website from the HYIP Monitors posting on it. Makes me wonder if it had anything to do with this action, and they are just scrubbing the sites to get rid of all the viruses and malware on both. Okosh a few weeks ago said that the mods at TG had not posted in over a month, and it was a ghost town.

    MMG was showing the site was up for sale, so maybe they sold it. It definitely was a surprise both were gone almost simultaneously. I also know that advertising revenue had fallen drastically at TG and was down at MMG. What is ironic is that they did this to themselves. They just didn't get it that us "haters, naysayers, trolls, negative posters, etc." were what was driving traffic to their sites. By banning us and/or giving us temp bans caused their traffic to decline.

    Of course every time law enforcement shut down a major Ponzi that was pimped on both forums, they were mentioned in the press release and not in a positive light either. Law enforcement might have had a role in both of them shutting down.

    Now it will be interesting to see if there is a new site that pops up to take their place, or at least tries. I have no doubt that the move to FB by the Pimps hurt them. They got fed up trying to get me and all the others exposing the Ponzi's banned at MMG. After their crying to them demanding we be banned, and they didn't, was when the exodus started to FB.

    The one thing that I loved about both sites was they were a gold mine to keep up with all the Ponzi's that were being introduced in one location. So much easier to keep aware of who was pimping what, and to gage how big a Ponzi was getting. By going to FB, that common repository was lost. And of course on FB they can ban anyone and delete any comments they don't like, so they have total control they didn't have at MMG, and to a degree at TG. After all, it hurts recruiting.
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    Re: History Bits from TalkGold

    This abrupt closure of both sites almost simultaneously might be due to law enforcement after all. Interesting news article: Business brothers own Lee home raided by Homeland Security - NBC-2.com WBBH News for Fort Myers, Cape Coral & Naples, Florida.

    Since this raid took place almost a year ago now, it is possible the Feds have made their case and are ready to charge them thus why the sites are gone. This is just speculation at this time because we don't know why there are gone. It is just a possible plausible explanation as to what happened. Maybe before too much longer we will find out what happened.
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    Re: History Bits from TalkGold

    Perhaps these will throw some light on what's happened.



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    Re: History Bits from TalkGold

    I do remember that when checking MMG on Saturday evening the website was up for sale, which means law enforcement had nothing to do with their disappearance.

    Maybe a new owner will bring them back. I was asked if I had thought about buying them. I said if I had, not one Ponzi admin and pimps would ever promote on the site. I'd go broke as no advertising revenue would be coming in.
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