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    IBS - for real or it a scam?

    I followed a link from an article on MSN about a woman in Beaverton, OR, who was making over eight thousand dollars a month running an internet business. That link led me to OBS, a company that provides education and personal consultations with e-Bay power sellers and support to people who are starting a business based on drop shippling. I talked to a guy who pre-qualified me. Next day I talked to his boss for close to an hour. The concept sounded reasonable to me, especially since they would provide me access to the e-Bay list of companies that do drop shipments. At the end of the conversation he dropped the deal-killer on me. $8,750 that day, take it or leave it, without the opportunity to consult my wife. Since I was unwilling to commit right then he hung up. At the beginning of that phone conversation I asked him how his company made money from people like me and he said their income is derived at the back end from testimonials from successful participants. That sounded unlikely to me, but I continued the conversation. He should have told me about the $8,750 one time payment then.

    There is nothing on Google about this company. Does anyone know anything about them?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Oregon Ron View Post
    At the end of the conversation he dropped the deal-killer on me. $8,750 that day, take it or leave it, without the opportunity to consult my wife. Since I was unwilling to commit right then he hung up.
    Do you really have to ask? You got a call from a fly by night boiler room that uses high pressure tactics to make sales.

    I'm sure that the reason there is nothing on Google about this company is because they change names on a daily basis.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Oregon Ron View Post
    I followed a link from an article on MSN
    Might want to check that link again... it's what's known in the business as a farticle (fake article) and usually uses something close to an authority domain to make it look official.

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    Oregon Ron, got a link to the MSN article?
    If you're new to buying / selling websites, please read this first.

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    Sounds like a MLM/Ponzi scheme to me. She makes $8k a month by signing at least one person per month, lol.

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    "pre-qualified" = scam.

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    Quote Originally Posted by meathead1234 View Post
    Might want to check that link again... it's what's known in the business as a farticle (fake article) and usually uses something close to an authority domain to make it look official.
    My guess is that he clicked an ad thinking it was a link on MSN.

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