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just got scammed by an enire alliance

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storhla vestur
The Scope
Gallente Federation
#1 - 2017-05-03 22:20:13 UTC
So I was trying to get help to do someting good. I wanted to take out a gate camper who had done alot of bad things. I decided in the end to use 1B on a mercenary corp to help me because this guy was powerful. I trusted these giys because I had a friend in their alliance. long story short I'm now 2.8B poorer and on top of that they found me and killed me in the end. I write this so that all of you who read this can learn from my mistake. Never trust anyone in Eve. I was dumb. I was thinking to myself even before I paid the bastard tat this seem like a scam, but I knew of people who've hired them before so I did it. They fooled me hard. How could I do such a dumb thing? It all semmed so real. they gathered all the leaders within the alliance saying the wanned to join and started to doscuss tactics and stuff. I really tought it was gonna happen. But I was horribly wrong..
Mr Epeen
It's All About Me
#2 - 2017-05-03 22:26:19 UTC
Mercenary corps rely on reputation to stay in business. It's not that hard to find one that's legit.

Too bad you learned the hard way to do your due diligence when hiring anyone in a no consequence video game.

Mr Epeen Cool
jaqueline vanek
University of Caille
Gallente Federation
#3 - 2017-05-03 22:28:04 UTC
Mr Epeen wrote:
There are 86,400 seconds in a day


ya sure ;)
Magnus Jax
#4 - 2017-05-03 22:28:45 UTC
Sounds like fake news to me.
storhla vestur
The Scope
Gallente Federation
#5 - 2017-05-03 22:30:41 UTC
Magnus Jax wrote:
Sounds like fake news to me.


What do you mean by fake news? you don't think this happened?
Mr Epeen
It's All About Me
#6 - 2017-05-03 22:31:46 UTC
jaqueline vanek wrote:
Mr Epeen wrote:
There are 86,400 seconds in a day


ya sure ;)
Second person in the last two days that can't copy/paste into google before posting how dumb they are.

Weird.

Mr Epeen Cool
Chewytowel Haklar
Brutor Tribe
Minmatar Republic
#7 - 2017-05-03 22:46:54 UTC
If an entire alliance is willing to talk to you about a merc contract, including all leaders, then something is perhaps wrong. However, if you want I can file a complaint with the Board of Mercenaries of Eve Acquisitions and Notes and see if we can get these guys to return your isk. If they don't follow certain rules you are able to get most of it back (which in this case its obvious they did not). Most people don't know about the Board and usually just get scammed and lose everything they invested. I am one of their agents and I know this sounds bad after what you've been through, but we do charge a % of recovered fees in order to continue funding our operations in serving the greater Eve community. Usually it is 20% of the amount recovered, so in this case you will owe us 560m up front, but will be returned 2.24b isk. If they don't return the isk they are cut off from all mercenary contracts and business and will be blacklisted in Eve, so they have no choice honestly. We kindly refer to this as The Tax in Eve which keeps most merc's honest.

We do apologize for this inconvenience and hope that your trust in mercenaries across New Eden is not damaged in anyway. Please contact me at your earliest convenience with names of all those involved to get started.

jaqueline vanek
University of Caille
Gallente Federation
#8 - 2017-05-03 23:09:46 UTC
Mr Epeen wrote:
Second person in the last two days that can't copy/paste into google before posting how dumb they are.

Weird.

Mr Epeen Cool


whats wrong with being dumb?
CMDR-HerpyDerpy Hurishima
Caldari Provisions
Caldari State
#9 - 2017-05-03 23:10:12 UTC
storhla vestur wrote:
So I was trying to get help to do someting good. I wanted to take out a gate camper who had done alot of bad things. I decided in the end to use 1B on a mercenary corp to help me because this guy was powerful. I trusted these giys because I had a friend in their alliance. long story short I'm now 2.8B poorer and on top of that they found me and killed me in the end. I write this so that all of you who read this can learn from my mistake. Never trust anyone in Eve. I was dumb. I was thinking to myself even before I paid the bastard tat this seem like a scam, but I knew of people who've hired them before so I did it. They fooled me hard. How could I do such a dumb thing? It all semmed so real. they gathered all the leaders within the alliance saying the wanned to join and started to doscuss tactics and stuff. I really tought it was gonna happen. But I was horribly wrong..

Please tell me how you have so much isk (well over a billion isk) i only have 240mill ._.
What did you do to get so much ISK (also sorry for you losing all that isk, really sucks)
Yebo Lakatosh
Brutor Tribe
Minmatar Republic
#10 - 2017-05-03 23:11:02 UTC
Chewytowel Haklar wrote:
Board of Mercenaries of Eve Acquisitions and Notes
It's really hard to say to the PH fellow, but..

Damn, you still do your stuff? The Board helped a buddy of mine who lost a magnitude more. It's good to hear you didn't disappear over the years.

Elite F1 pilot since YC119, incarnate of honor, integrity and tidi.

StonerPhReaK
Herb Men
#11 - 2017-05-03 23:18:45 UTC
Well it couldn't have been that bad of a service if you aren't willing to share names of either individuals or the alliance as a whole.

So.


Op Success?

Signatures wer cooler when we couldn't remove them completely.

Mr Epeen
It's All About Me
#12 - 2017-05-03 23:35:47 UTC
jaqueline vanek wrote:
Mr Epeen wrote:
Second person in the last two days that can't copy/paste into google before posting how dumb they are.

Weird.

Mr Epeen Cool


whats wrong with being dumb?
If you have to ask...

Mr Epeen Cool
Chewytowel Haklar
Brutor Tribe
Minmatar Republic
#13 - 2017-05-03 23:37:03 UTC  |  Edited by: Chewytowel Haklar
Yebo Lakatosh wrote:
Chewytowel Haklar wrote:
Board of Mercenaries of Eve Acquisitions and Notes
It's really hard to say to the PH fellow, but..

Damn, you still do your stuff? The Board helped a buddy of mine who lost a magnitude more. It's good to hear you didn't disappear over the years.


I'm happy to hear this :) We still exist to serve the greater Eve community and help keep mercenaries in line. Without us they would cease to exist as everyone knows the tax keeps them in their place.
storhla vestur
The Scope
Gallente Federation
#14 - 2017-05-03 23:37:03 UTC
StonerPhReaK wrote:
Well it couldn't have been that bad of a service if you aren't willing to share names of either individuals or the alliance as a whole.

So.


Op Success?


I would gladly give up their names but I don't know all the forum rules so I didn't do it. anyways I've got enugh evidence to prove all this
Chainsaw Plankton
FaDoyToy
#15 - 2017-05-03 23:48:53 UTC
sounds like an issue for good ole C&P https://forums.eveonline.com/default.aspx?g=topics&f=252

@ChainsawPlankto on twitter

Blade Darth
Room for Improvement
Good Sax
#16 - 2017-05-04 00:30:15 UTC
Either you paid too little or contracted the wrong people for the job. Alliance meeting to kill a gatecamp? dafuq were you hunting, a guy with 20 alts in supers?
Gogela
The Conference Elite
CODE.
#17 - 2017-05-04 00:38:51 UTC
Going after a highsec gatecamper/ganker is the equivalent of feeding the trolls on the internet. The ganker assumes when he undocks that that ship will never dock again. In his mind, he's already dead any time he's in space. ...but what do I know about any of that.

The only thing you can do to really annoy them is learn how to stay invulnerable to them.

Signatures should be used responsibly...

Mara Pahrdi
The Order of Anoyia
#18 - 2017-05-04 00:47:41 UTC
Dear ISD,

please move this quality thread to c&p so that the most venerable court of c&p can deal properly with the offenders.

Thank you very much!

Remove standings and insurance.

Mara Pahrdi
The Order of Anoyia
#19 - 2017-05-04 00:55:11 UTC
Mr Epeen wrote:
jaqueline vanek wrote:
Mr Epeen wrote:
There are 86,400 seconds in a day


ya sure ;)
Second person in the last two days that can't copy/paste into google before posting how dumb they are.

Weird.

Mr Epeen Cool

Why bother google. Any hp-15c does the job just fine.

Remove standings and insurance.

ISD Bubblemoon
ISD Community Communications Liaisons
#20 - 2017-05-04 01:25:23 UTC
Moved to Crime & Punishment

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ISD Bubblemoon

Lieutenant

Community Communication Liaisons (CCLs)

Interstellar Services Department

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