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|How I Got Scammed Of 10k By Lavita Ricca Investment by zoho23(m): 7:15am On Feb 17, 2019|
nairalanders. I want to tell this story to warn the general public of something currently going on. I feel so ashamed of myself coming out here to tell this story but I won't want innocent Nigerians to fall victim like I did.
On the 11th of February 2019, I put on my phone and discovered I was added to a WhatsApp group called LAVITA RICCA INVESTMENT. The admin of the group who goes by the name Mrs Lavita started posting details of the so called company. He says the company is an investment company where you get double of your investment in 45mins. That is, if you invest 5k, you get 10k. If you invest 10k, you get 20k etc.
This came at a time I was looking for money....to complete my training....
This made me think this was the opportunity I had been waiting for. An opportunity to end my misery. Be self employed and start making money but I was wrong.
He told me when I send the money, I was going to be merged and then in 45mins I will get double of my money. The worst part is that on the WhatsApp group, different people kept on giving testimonies of how genuine the investment was. That raised my hopes and made me believe him the more.
I told myself, life was about risk and if you want to go far in life, you need to take risk. I took the risk and sent my 10k to an account number provided. The account number was a personal account number. After about an hour, I didn't hear a word from him. I called him and he was telling me that there was a problem and that the person I paid the money to has upgraded to 20k He started saying I should send additional 10k for them to put me on the 20k plan so that I can be merge
That was when I realised I had been scammed. It was like a spell was lifted off my head. They has refused to return my 10k back. I'm so bitter. I feel so stupid, foolish and ashamed of myself.
Sometimes I wonder why bad things happen to good people. Well that's the story of my life.
As for the guy I transferred the money to I have cried to God to allow him see his destiny but NOT allow him to get there. The worst part of it was that, those people testifying on the group are all fraudsters as well. I haven't been myself ever since but Life goes on.
Please be careful and never TRUST anyone.
Their full details below:
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|Re: How I Got Scammed Of 10k By Lavita Ricca Investment by Dannybammz: 7:37am On Feb 17, 2019|
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|Re: How I Got Scammed Of 10k By Lavita Ricca Investment by Gofwane(m): 8:04am On Feb 17, 2019|
Personally, i don't feel sorry for people like this op
Only greedy people fall for this type of scam. So you pay 10k and you are expecting to be paid 20k in the next 45minutes - just like that? Abi CBN don allow d use photocopying machine to photocopy money?
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|Re: How I Got Scammed Of 10k By Lavita Ricca Investment by Emeikus: 8:18am On Feb 17, 2019|
REPORT HER ACCOUNT TO HER BANK
|Re: How I Got Scammed Of 10k By Lavita Ricca Investment by Samyj247: 9:42am On Feb 17, 2019|
zoho23 don't b angry with ursef. u did the right thing for ur future. the fact that u are scammed doesn't mean that u hv failed. you are far better than those who did not try. I like ur type. don't give up..take more risk.
|Re: How I Got Scammed Of 10k By Lavita Ricca Investment by Unrated900(m): 10:07am On Feb 17, 2019|
In God we trust
|Re: How I Got Scammed Of 10k By Lavita Ricca Investment by NarnieSnyper(m): 10:51am On Feb 17, 2019|
Didn't MMM teach you guys anything? I mean come on dude! How can you be this greedy.
I also got their message and invite, I simply told the lady I am not interested. She tried to sweet talk me, na so I just block am chap chap.
I have always been skeptical about these money doublers. Even MMM couldn't get to me, na this rubbish Lavita...
Dude, serves you right..... I don't feel sorry for you at all
|Re: How I Got Scammed Of 10k By Lavita Ricca Investment by Headlesschicken(m): 10:57am On Feb 17, 2019|
so u lost yuh money to Dix bleaching queen to buy more cream... Chaii sorry
|Re: How I Got Scammed Of 10k By Lavita Ricca Investment by Evangkatsoulis: 11:05am On Feb 17, 2019|
If you really believe the bolded then what is the purpose of this thread? You took a risk and lost. So move on.
|Re: How I Got Scammed Of 10k By Lavita Ricca Investment by igben(m): 8:08am On Mar 14, 2019|
One of them try scamming me but I played the game to the end and got his bank details...
All my details I gave him was wrong...
|Re: How I Got Scammed Of 10k By Lavita Ricca Investment by ganiyudan(m): 4:20pm On Mar 27, 2019|
God bless nairaland i almost got convinced and scammed. Your comment has saved me
|Re: How I Got Scammed Of 10k By Lavita Ricca Investment by jeff1607(m): 5:49pm On Mar 27, 2019|
someone told you about the risk he took and how he regretted it later, with this he can avoid a bigger scam and this is all you have to say?
if you really have that entrepreneurial spirit and empathy you would understand, even in buying and selling there are risks involved, would you have preferred he comes to you begging for money? haven't you been scammed before even if the said amount was little?
to the OP there are better days ahead, you have learnt your lesson just let this sink in and be certain before you give out any of your cash
Remember the ball is always in the court if whoever is paying for a business.
|Re: How I Got Scammed Of 10k By Lavita Ricca Investment by ogele: 6:05pm On Mar 27, 2019|
So we still get mumu like this for this country. U see where greed for money has Landed you.
Better go and join.... OUR MUMU DON DO GROUP
|Re: How I Got Scammed Of 10k By Lavita Ricca Investment by kingkuntaval: 7:32pm On Mar 27, 2019|
|Re: How I Got Scammed Of 10k By Lavita Ricca Investment by Kingbones(m): 8:07pm On Mar 27, 2019|
zoho23:Lmao...that part"YOU'RE LIKE A SON TO ME" got me laughing
I feel sorry for you op
That was how one useless scammer my bro ..took 50k from the lil nigger
The funny thing was that my bro didn't tell me before doing this shii...he felt he was on his way to start making it in life
I've been scammed worse..we all learn from our mistakes tho
|Re: How I Got Scammed Of 10k By Lavita Ricca Investment by Jamestown123: 10:08pm On Mar 27, 2019|
But u just took risk nahh. Besides u said life is all about risk now risk don risk u now e remain to swear. ;DBut u just took risk nahh. Besides u said life is all about risk now risk don risk u now e remain to swear.
|Re: How I Got Scammed Of 10k By Lavita Ricca Investment by NarnieSnyper(m): 1:52pm On Apr 05, 2019|
Can you believe this! We have all been scammed before one way or another, I'm not denying it but read where I stated if MMM didn't teach him enough lesson.
Obviously, the Lavita thingy is just MMM with a different name and he can't tell me he knows nothing about MMM. There's a big difference between taking calculated risk and taking stupid risks just like the fellow did....in fact that's not a risk because in risk, you know about the possible outcome (either in your favour or not) but he just blindly gave away his last card in believe of earning 2x in 10minutes. Pfft! That's a very silly thing
From your post, I can tell you also fell for it, so sorry about that.
|Re: How I Got Scammed Of 10k By Lavita Ricca Investment by Nobody: 2:19pm On Apr 05, 2019|
Mugu.serves u right
|Re: How I Got Scammed Of 10k By Lavita Ricca Investment by Dunnowatnext: 5:18pm On Apr 05, 2019|
So sad bout this.. But that part You're like a son to me got me
|Re: How I Got Scammed Of 10k By Lavita Ricca Investment by MJBOLT: 5:23pm On Apr 05, 2019|
even after MMM saga and the fact that the internet is easy accessible,some people choose to be foolish
|Re: How I Got Scammed Of 10k By Lavita Ricca Investment by Tunagee: 3:03pm On Apr 06, 2019|
|Re: How I Got Scammed Of 10k By Lavita Ricca Investment by ituglobal(m): 4:42pm On Sep 14, 2019|
This is a scam. They have duped many people.... Promising to double their money everyday.
If this was possible, evey Nigerian would be rich.
They are smart liars and a group of fraudsters, who will do everything possible to convince you they're genuine and God-fearing.
Once they collect your money, they remove you from their group. You can't even comment so that others won't know they're criminals.
Those who share fake testimonies are part of a large group of the scammers... And they're the ones that can post.. In order to deceive people that this is real.
The alerts they show you are actually alerts of funds sent by their victims (mumus/magas, who want to become rich by having their monies doubled).
They're now targeting WhatsApp, Telegram, Facebook and Instagram, looking for victims to join them. They have no websites and no offices... Even if they do, they can always pull the websites and move offices and remove their SIMs.
You can only PM the admin that will eventually block you once they succeed in stealing your money.
And they are desperately looking for more victims.
Please run for your life.
|Re: How I Got Scammed Of 10k By Lavita Ricca Investment by Debramaye(f): 6:42pm On Sep 14, 2019|
You are like a son to me
|Re: How I Got Scammed Of 10k By Lavita Ricca Investment by BizLifeE: 10:36am On Sep 15, 2019|
These criminals have a large network of fraudsters who work together, but pretend they don’t know each other.
Some other names of money doublers investment scams on WhatsApp Group are:
We Pay Platform
Assured Wealth Management
More names are coming.
|Re: How I Got Scammed Of 10k By Lavita Ricca Investment by cooluzi: 10:44am On Sep 15, 2019|
I cant fall for this shi.t I go even scam the lavita join sef
|Re: How I Got Scammed Of 10k By Lavita Ricca Investment by Baller93(m): 11:02am On Sep 15, 2019|
|Re: How I Got Scammed Of 10k By Lavita Ricca Investment by Newguyhere: 11:04am On Sep 15, 2019|
mugu fall, Guyman chop
Nah because of ordinary
10k you write this long epistle
People wey kon loose 700k unko
Anyways its all good Sha, there is a saying that when someone with experience meets someone with money the person with money leaves with experience while the latter makes away with his money.
Be thankful my brother, you just made away with experience , now go into the world and be wise!!
|Re: How I Got Scammed Of 10k By Lavita Ricca Investment by Nobody: 11:05am On Sep 15, 2019|
Baller93:good to have you back.
|Re: How I Got Scammed Of 10k By Lavita Ricca Investment by Baller93(m): 11:20am On Sep 15, 2019|
|Re: How I Got Scammed Of 10k By Lavita Ricca Investment by Nobody: 12:24pm On Sep 15, 2019|
Pls add me to the whtsapp group
|Re: How I Got Scammed Of 10k By Lavita Ricca Investment by skyhighweb(m): 9:33am On Sep 16, 2019|
send more u will get triple d money.
are u 12 yrs old
|Re: How I Got Scammed Of 10k By Lavita Ricca Investment by Ipodisacriminal: 9:41am On Sep 16, 2019|
If your pastor asked you to pay the 10k as tithe
You will call him scammer
So who is the scammer now
Even central bank can never double that money for you
Loads of people have fell victims of this lavita Rica
Yet efcc can't track an ordinary account with names of a particular
But they can track Yahoo Yahoo boys
Well done sir
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