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Thread: Fake biz-opp names

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    littleroundman is offline Administrator
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    Fake biz-opp names

    Regular REALSCAM.com contributor JustTooMuchTime aka Paul Schlegal has taken the time to collate a list of some of the most commonly used fake names being used to promote dubious "opportunities" and outright scams on his excellent WorkAtHomeTruth website

    With Pauls' kind permission, we are reproducing that list here:

    Fake Bizop Names A – Z

    March 21, 2014 ByPaul Schlegel (Founder, WorkAtHomeTruth)

    It’s not surprising that many sites selling questionable business opportunities, farciful money making programs, or dubious work at home schemes use fake names in their promotional materials. What IS surprising is how many times the same fake names are used to promote numerous questionable opportunities and/or outright scams.

    The names have been used to promote one or more of the following types of questionable home business or work at home schemes:


    • Ad posting
    • EMail Processing
    • Link posting
    • Rebate processing


    To understand why you should avoid programs being promoted by the fake names listed on this page, read the following two articles:








    Here is a list of some of the most popular fake names you are likely to find promoting dubious opportunities today:

    • Alyssa Jensen – Fake name used to promote AccessEasyHomeIncome.com and other link posting scams.


    • Amanda Jones – Direct Online Income, Home Cash University


    • Amanda Weiss – Name of a fake reporter on fake news sites promoting home business scams and other scams.


    • Amanda Winston – This is another name of a fake reporter used on numerous fake news sites promoting home business scams, health

    scams, and other types of scams. Click here to find out the truth about Amanda Winston.

    • Amy Parker – Fake name used used to promote work at home scams, typically on fake news sites using fake stories about moms who found a way to work at home.


    • Ashley James – Fake name used to promote link-posting scams such as Internet Income Commissions


    • Bobbie Robinson – used to promote Work At Home Institute. Click here to read the warning.


    • Cindy Carter – Used to promote Online Profit Stream (as of 3/21/2014).


    • Jason Goodman – Name of a fake reporter used fake news sites.


    • Jessica Bradley – Fake name used to promote Web Fortune Master and other scams, many of them which were shut down by the FTC.


    • Jenny Arnold – Fake name used on many fake news sites such as Finance Reports Online to promote questionable work at home opportunities.


    • Jenny Lee – Fake name used to promote Home Cash Academy and other scams.


    • Karen James – Fake name used to promote work from home scams, including the much-hated Home Income Kit scam.


    • Karl Goddard – Fake name used in conjunction with the same fake story used across hundreds of websites to promote link-posting scams.






    • Kelly Scott – Home Internet Careers


    • Kim Shwarz – Fake bizop creator used to promote numerous work at home scams (see this list).


    • Kim Swartz – A variation of the Kim Shwarz name


    • Mary Johnson – Fake name used to promote the Home Job Institute scam and many other similar scams.


    • Mary Stevens – Fake name used to promote link posting scams.


    • Megan Fiztpatrick – Fake name used to to get people into an email list promoting all kinds of dubious home business opportunities.Read about fake Megan here




    • Melissa Johnson – Fake name used by fake news sites to promote link posting scams.


    • Michelle Mathews – used to promote numerous link posting ripoffs.


    • Michelle Owens – Used by fake review sites promoting link-posting scams.


    • Melissa Mayer (NOT Yahoo’s Melissa Mayer) – name used to promote questionable home business opportunities.


    • Michelle Johnson – Used to promote numerous work at home scams.


    • Michelle Robinson – Used to promote Work At Home EDU.


    • Michelle Starr – Used to Promote Real Online Income






    • Nancy Fox – name used for fake review site NancyReviews.com


    • Patty Feeney – used on fake news sites to promote scams.


    • Sarah Johnson – used to promote numerous work at home scams. Read this article about her.


    • Sally Brown – used to promote Profit Web System


    • Stephanie Hale – used to promote Constant Cash Commissions
    Last edited by littleroundman; 09-16-2014 at 01:37 AM.
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    Re: Fake biz-opp names

    Thanks, LRM. Hopefully, we can all keep adding to this.

    Also, realized that Yahoo's President and CEO is Marissa Mayer - although I'm sure that's how the scammers got the idea for the fake Melissa Mayer name.

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    Re: Fake biz-opp names

    Ryan Stephens was a fake name used to promote the Online Home Careers scam. Apparently a REAL person named Ryan Stephens ended up getting lots of visitors to his site because he had that name:
    Is Ryan Stephens Online Home Careers a Scam? - Ryan Stephens Marketing

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    Re: Fake biz-opp names

    Lisa Miller and Margaret Flanders are a couple fake bizop names used by the spammer discussed in this thread:
    Lisa Miller Emails

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    Re: Fake biz-opp names

    Jessica Marshall - Work At Home Paycheck

    WAY at the bottom of this page:
    https://www.wahpaycheck.com/F0003/step2

    is this disclaimer:
    "*For purposes of privacy, the creator of Work At Home Paycheck is using the pen name Jessica Marshall. This story is based upon the real life adaptation of the parties involved. The Company reserves the rights to the name and any uses of it as affiliated with the product. Any improper uses by unauthorized parties is strictly prohibited."

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    Re: Fake biz-opp names

    Kelly Frazier - fake name at the fake news site consumerfinanceguide.com currently promoting Work At Home Paycheck. Alex Cooper is a fake name for the investigator on that fake news site.

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    Re: Fake biz-opp names

    Apparently fake consumer trends investigator Amanda Winston got married - or divorced...she's now Amanda Ong...sometimes. I found out from a fake story about the fake Melissa Jung at careerjournalonline.org


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    Re: Fake biz-opp names

    Julie McDaniels - this is most likely a fake name - used to promote 7 Minute Paycheck, discussed here:
    7 Minute Paycheck

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    Re: Fake biz-opp names

    Mike Daughtery and/or Mike Dee - a.k.a. "Rich Janitor Mike" appears to be a fake name used on the Rich Janitor Site. I wrote about that site here back on August 1, 2010 - and the site is still being heavily promoted.

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    Re: Fake biz-opp names

    Jennifer Becker work from home program found on the fake site daily-news-report.net

    Currently the site is promoting the notorious scam A to Z Cash System. I have a detailed write-up about the A to Z Cash System here.

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    Re: Fake biz-opp names

    Debbie Jones - Online Cash, replaces Amanda Jones Online Cash. Online Cash was originally Online Cash Commissions.

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    Re: Fake biz-opp names

    Just got an interesting comment out of Singapore about the fake name associated with the Advancing Income Scam:

    "It’s not Melissa Johnson for us in Singapore… It’s Melissa Jung, and she’s also from Singapore!"

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    Re: Fake biz-opp names

    I believe the name Brent Richard used at WorkAtHomeWarning .net and workingathomewarning .co.uk Work From Home Reviews.is a fake name.

    Brent certainly lives in a huge number of states and countries courtesy of his GEO-IP script.

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    Kim Stevenson eMarketing Online System

    Kim Stevenson is another fake name that's been around for a while. I forgot all about the Kim Stevenson eMarketing Online System until somebody posted this comment on my warning a couple days ago:

    "Oi.. that Kim Stevenson!! She got me for $77.
    I am now $77.00 smarter! I now learned if there isn’t a # to call, and if there is and they don’t answer, don’t do it!!"

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    Re: Fake biz-opp names

    Here's a new one that I'm sure will be popping up more now:

    Dianne Fisher - first seen at Learn At Home Academy

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    Re: Fake biz-opp names

    Jenny Matthews is a fake name that used to be used a lot and seems to be making a comeback. Here she is at Finance Reports Online.

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    Re: Fake biz-opp names

    Cami White is a new fake name - first noticed this fake name being used to promote Excel Cash Flow (previously using the fake name Debbie Jones).

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    Re: Fake biz-opp names

    Finally, a new fake name - Emily Young. I first came across it after following a promotion from the Online Workers Group.

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    Re: Fake biz-opp names

    Kerry Johnson at Growing Profits Online at GrowingProfitsOnline.com is a new one I haven't seen before. Another link posting scam.

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    Re: Fake biz-opp names

    Some new fake names:

    Alex Cooper - Fake reporter used on fake news sites

    Emily Stewart - used for work at home link-posting scams

    Kelly Frazier - used to promote link-posting scams

    Michelle Stewart - I think this is an older fake name that's resurfaced to promote link-posting scams

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    Re: Fake biz-opp names

    THESE are instructions from the California Attorney General "In cases of statewide significance, we can bring legal action when substantive evidence is accumulated which indicates that a firm is systematically violating California law."
    So, everybody that has lost your money that you have paid to these fraudulent companies, should email complaints about these cheating companies to your state Attorney General. Email complaints to (for example) California State Attorney General https://oag.ca.gov/consumers
    Remember, governments won't investigate criminal fraud unless they receive thousands of complaints from us "substantive evidence needs to be accumulated which indicates that a firm is systematically violating California law."
    So get all your family, friends, and acquaintances, who have been cheated by these companies to file complaints.
    Copy and Paste this statement of help into Comments and Posts on all Social Network websites - twitter.com facebook.com plus.google.com and all the others.
    We can get some HELP if we file tens of thousands of complaints.
    Email us at> ec_progress1@gmail.com and let us know if you will(and have) filed complaints.

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