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  • Networthdev Networthdev Mar 4, 2012 6:08 PM Flag

    Short and Distort Stock Scams

    Link at the bottom

    Shysters hoping to benefit from short selling will do so by perpetrating fear. They use online personas that imply they are with the Securities and Exchange Commission or the National Association of Securities Dealers. And use these associations to pump up their reputation for spotting worthless stocks. By cluttering message boards and forums with lots of negative messages, short seller con artists try to make it as difficult as possible to find positive information regarding a particular security. They say things like, "Get out before it all comes crashing down". And imply they are looking out for investor's best interests by highlighting stocks that will go to zero in price causing a complete loss for anyone holding the stock. These short and distort manipulators will do everything in their power to keep buyers away from the stock so the price will continue to decline.

    The effect from all of this manipulation and distortion is that those holding the stock will sell it based on the misinformation about the company and its stock. Even if that means taking a loss by selling the stock for less than it was originally purchased for. Simultaneously, the short and distort scammers cover at the low prices and lock in their potential for profits. This can be devastating for the company and the investors who fell for these smear campaign tactics.

    Link

    http://www.fraudguides.com/investment-short-and-distort-scams.asp

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    • iwillneverchecknumber2 iwillneverchecknumber2 Jun 11, 2012 11:17 AM Flag

      BUMP!

      hahahahahahahhahahahahahahaha

      i use the same terminology as someone - so i become that person, believe if you want.

      however this chain of events is probably 90% certain we have a duplicate ID poster... you decide

      15 posts that all said 'bump'.
      almost exactly 1 minute apart each.
      2 posts in the middle are from kenn, the rest from losercritic.

      yup - sounds like coincidence to me....

      4-Mar-12 1:11 pm
      4-Mar-12 1:12 pm
      4-Mar-12 1:13 pm
      4-Mar-12 1:13 pm
      4-Mar-12 1:14 pm
      4-Mar-12 1:14 pm
      4-Mar-12 1:16 pm
      4-Mar-12 1:17 pm <-- kenn
      4-Mar-12 1:18 pm <-- kenn
      4-Mar-12 1:19 pm
      4-Mar-12 1:20 pm
      4-Mar-12 1:21 pm
      4-Mar-12 1:23 pm
      4-Mar-12 1:23 pm
      4-Mar-12 1:24 pm

    • Networthless, if I run anyone off, it's because they are flat-out liars, or they don't know what they're talking about and refuse to admit it.

      You qualify in BOTH categories.

    • What's sad, Kenn, is you continue to avoid saying a word about your lies. You continue to avoid taking responsibility FOR YOUR WORDS!

    • Doug, you're a jerk. Always have been. I tried, in vain, to have a conversation with you a week or two ago. Thought some progress was made. Apparently not.

      I'm bullying others? Can't you READ, Doug? Have you seen what Kenn has posted? Are you so single-focused you absolve Kenn of being a downright scum bag?

      Yahoo! apparently has deleted posts of his. I haven't done it. But it certainly looks like Kenn has ruffled other people's feathers enough that they have alerted Yahoo!. But you want to blame ME? Go right ahead. Your smarmy insights are crap anyway.

    • Agreed, if he can't run people off with his arguments or THREATS, then he just attempts to saturate the board with his many aliases and crap, to try and RUIN the form.

    • Well said. I will most likely copy/paste and plagiarize going forward. It's concise and sums up reality.

    • iwillnevercheckthisemailagain24 iwillnevercheckthisemailagain24 Mar 5, 2012 11:26 AM Flag

      15 posts that all said 'bump'.
      almost exactly 1 minute apart each.
      2 posts in the middle are from kenn, the rest from losercritic.

      yup - sounds like coincidence to me....

      4-Mar-12 1:11 pm
      4-Mar-12 1:12 pm
      4-Mar-12 1:13 pm
      4-Mar-12 1:13 pm
      4-Mar-12 1:14 pm
      4-Mar-12 1:14 pm
      4-Mar-12 1:16 pm
      4-Mar-12 1:17 pm <-- kenn
      4-Mar-12 1:18 pm <-- kenn
      4-Mar-12 1:19 pm
      4-Mar-12 1:20 pm
      4-Mar-12 1:21 pm
      4-Mar-12 1:23 pm
      4-Mar-12 1:23 pm
      4-Mar-12 1:24 pm

    • iwillnevercheckthisemailagain24 iwillnevercheckthisemailagain24 Mar 5, 2012 11:24 AM Flag

      4-Mar-12 1:11 pm
      4-Mar-12 1:12 pm
      4-Mar-12 1:13 pm
      4-Mar-12 1:13 pm
      4-Mar-12 1:14 pm
      4-Mar-12 1:14 pm
      4-Mar-12 1:16 pm
      4-Mar-12 1:17 pm
      4-Mar-12 1:18 pm
      4-Mar-12 1:19 pm
      4-Mar-12 1:20 pm
      4-Mar-12 1:21 pm
      4-Mar-12 1:23 pm
      4-Mar-12 1:23 pm
      4-Mar-12 1:24 pm

    • Ballcoach is a troll. Plain and simple. He claims to have no position bull or bear in TSLA.

      For him, it is a lifestyle choice. He gets his jollies from slinging cr*p, bullying others to go away, etc.

      Since he doesn't value his time, he will ultimately outpost every argument. And this board suffers because of it.

    • This board is your life yet you have no position. If thats not pathetic and sad, I dont know what is.

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