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Someone Tries Those ‘I Make $20,000 A Month From Home’ Ads, And Here’s What Happens
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Someone Tries Those ‘I Make $20,000 A Month From Home’ Ads, And Here’s What Happens

Personalized emails requesting money, “shocking videos” sent by a Facebook friend or even business proposals, the internet is filled with all kinds of scams. It’s the price we have to pay for watching YouTube videos at work (come on we’ve all done it).

The only good part about all this internet junk? Discovering the creative ways people are responding to these schemes. There have been lots of videos popping up recently, titled ‘I made $XX per day’ where someone shows off all the money they’ve made, while persuading you to buy some amazing business plan. One guy decided to follow the scheme breadcrumbs all the way to the end and the conclusion is not what they expected. Scroll down for the full story and if you want more stories on internet scams, be sure to check out the hilarious back-and-forth comedian James Veitch had with various scammers. (Cover image: ethorson)

For some of us online scams are a mystery

Someone Tries Those 'I Make $20,000 A Month From Home' Ads, And Here's What Happens

Image credits: Thierry Ehrmann (Not an actual photo)

So one user decided to ask directly

Someone Tries Those 'I Make $20,000 A Month From Home' Ads, And Here's What Happens

Someone Tries Those 'I Make $20,000 A Month From Home' Ads, And Here's What Happens

And he got one very honest and hilarious response

Someone Tries Those 'I Make $20,000 A Month From Home' Ads, And Here's What Happens

Someone Tries Those 'I Make $20,000 A Month From Home' Ads, And Here's What Happens

Someone Tries Those 'I Make $20,000 A Month From Home' Ads, And Here's What Happens

Someone Tries Those 'I Make $20,000 A Month From Home' Ads, And Here's What Happens

Someone Tries Those 'I Make $20,000 A Month From Home' Ads, And Here's What Happens

Someone Tries Those 'I Make $20,000 A Month From Home' Ads, And Here's What Happens

Someone Tries Those 'I Make $20,000 A Month From Home' Ads, And Here's What Happens

Someone Tries Those 'I Make $20,000 A Month From Home' Ads, And Here's What Happens

Someone Tries Those 'I Make $20,000 A Month From Home' Ads, And Here's What Happens

Someone Tries Those 'I Make $20,000 A Month From Home' Ads, And Here's What Happens

Other people had more stories to add

Someone Tries Those 'I Make $20,000 A Month From Home' Ads, And Here's What Happens

Someone Tries Those 'I Make $20,000 A Month From Home' Ads, And Here's What Happens

Someone Tries Those 'I Make $20,000 A Month From Home' Ads, And Here's What Happens

Someone Tries Those 'I Make $20,000 A Month From Home' Ads, And Here's What Happens

Someone Tries Those 'I Make $20,000 A Month From Home' Ads, And Here's What Happens

Someone Tries Those 'I Make $20,000 A Month From Home' Ads, And Here's What Happens

Someone Tries Those 'I Make $20,000 A Month From Home' Ads, And Here's What Happens

Someone Tries Those 'I Make $20,000 A Month From Home' Ads, And Here's What Happens

Someone Tries Those 'I Make $20,000 A Month From Home' Ads, And Here's What Happens

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BoredDragonfly
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4 years ago

Watch this video of the guy this post is about! It is so funny! I laughed so much. This is a compilation of some of the things he has done. I came across and watched it last week and laughed through the whole video. This guy is a genius! : https://youtu.be/S4nJWf9NKFM Guaranteed you will laugh. I love this guy!

earringnut
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4 years ago

i love this guy. he has an entire youtube channel filled with this kind of thing.

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Vlad Horobet
Community Member
4 years ago

Found some ad-watching site with referrals . All i had to do was watch a couple ads a day, 4,5, being paid as much as 0.5 dollars per ad, but mostly 0.1 or 0.2 dollars per ad. You could give invites with your link to other people, referrals and i would have gained 10% of their winnings. That's as much as 0.05 per ad, if they even had the time or the f*cks to give for this kind of thing. The catch was that the money were being transferred into my account only after 1000$ were summed up, so it was a long ass grind. After a couple of months, I managed to have 1003$ summed up on the site, so I tried to withdraw to money, only for the site to crash and to never open again. No idea if it was a legit crash or a intentional one, but no money for me, and a lot of watched videos for them.

Greg Hoggarth
Community Member
4 years ago

You're a sucker.

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d r e a m w o r l d
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4 years ago

I earn $0 every year! How? It's simple: I sit around at home and post idiotic scams on the Internet!

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BoredDragonfly
Community Member
4 years ago

Watch this video of the guy this post is about! It is so funny! I laughed so much. This is a compilation of some of the things he has done. I came across and watched it last week and laughed through the whole video. This guy is a genius! : https://youtu.be/S4nJWf9NKFM Guaranteed you will laugh. I love this guy!

earringnut
Community Member
4 years ago

i love this guy. he has an entire youtube channel filled with this kind of thing.

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Vlad Horobet
Community Member
4 years ago

Found some ad-watching site with referrals . All i had to do was watch a couple ads a day, 4,5, being paid as much as 0.5 dollars per ad, but mostly 0.1 or 0.2 dollars per ad. You could give invites with your link to other people, referrals and i would have gained 10% of their winnings. That's as much as 0.05 per ad, if they even had the time or the f*cks to give for this kind of thing. The catch was that the money were being transferred into my account only after 1000$ were summed up, so it was a long ass grind. After a couple of months, I managed to have 1003$ summed up on the site, so I tried to withdraw to money, only for the site to crash and to never open again. No idea if it was a legit crash or a intentional one, but no money for me, and a lot of watched videos for them.

Greg Hoggarth
Community Member
4 years ago

You're a sucker.

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d r e a m w o r l d
Community Member
4 years ago

I earn $0 every year! How? It's simple: I sit around at home and post idiotic scams on the Internet!

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