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Problem HELP ! I'm having a scam situation with a woman and a trading platform called HYDAX! (hydaxsym.vip)

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I live in France, Paris, and was contacted by a woman (Tina), from Hong Kong, on Whatsapp who runs a fitness equipment manufacturing company called BFTFitness (bftfitness.com) and who works and lives in London.

She claimed to have contacted me by mistake after a couple of days, she sent me a message and started chatting saying we could become friends and gave me a personal number (+44 7897 033961) I should point out, that at the time of writing this message, I am still in contact with this person, and she is not aware that I know she is scamming me.

After a few days of messages, and video calls, she told me that she had made a fortune with crypto-currency investments. She explained that she lives alone in London, that her daughter lives with her parents in Hong Kong, and that she was renovating a house in a part of London to bring her daughter and her family. After a while, and several discussions on Whatsapp, trust was established, we talk about a lot of different subjects, and one day, she explains to me that she can help me make money with cryptos, then advises me to register an account on an exchange platform called HYDAX (hydaxsym.vip) and tells me that she knows it very well, having used it for 2 years, that it's easy to use etc. The application is not on the Play Store, but I decide to install it.

In video calls, I always found it very evasive. I did a little investigation, looking for information about her, her company and asking her some trick questions, which she answered well. I also asked her for photos of her, but in her living environment: at home, in her offices, etc. She sometimes sent me some (in the form of a photo). She sometimes sent me some (I have almost all of them), but it was difficult to get them. She also gives me her Instagram page (@angle.491)

One day, she convinced me to invest money, and I sent on my Hydax account, 1500€ in USDT (13/01/2023) to start. The first trade with her went very well and I started to make small profits. I continued to invest on the site 1000€ in USDT (16/01/2023) and 2000€ in USDT (10/02/2023).

One day, I decide to do a check, and I decide to transfer 500 USDT to my BINANCE account, and after a few hours, the transfer still hasn't arrived on my account. I go to the Hydax platform, to speak with the technical support (live), and I explain them the problem. They tell me that they have to do some checks, and that it takes 24 hours. I explain that this is not normal, and that I am not satisfied. Finally, after a few minutes, my transfer went through, and I received the USDT on my Binance account. This reassures me a lot, and I don't think of a scam anymore. After several weeks I have 8700 USDT on my account (a profit of almost 4000 Euros), but I still feel that there is a problem with this platform, and that its functioning is not quite normal. I start researching this woman, the platform and crypto scams again. And I come across a site that tells the exact same story that is happening to me right now.

From that moment on, I understand that I have been scammed by this woman! But I decided not to tell her anything. She tells me that in 2 days, her uncle, who lives in the US, and who taught her everything about the market and crypto-currencies, tells her that there is going to be a very big move in the financial markets, and that there is a great opportunity to make a lot of profit. She tells me about a 300,000 USDT profit for her. And tells me that I can make 30% profit and seriously increase the amount in my account. But for that to happen, I need to have more than 50,000 USDT in my account, to make more profit. She even offers to lend me 30,000 USDT, and I have to put 20,000 on my side.

At the same time, I try to transfer my crypto-currencies to my Binance account. And then, everything blocks. Hydax support tells me that the transfer will happen, but it never arrives. I insist by talking to Hydax support online, but they block my account, and I can't access the website or the application anymore. At this point, I think all my money is lost.

I'm still in contact with her, she continues to be very kind to me and understanding. Then I explain to her that I made a transfer to Hydax, to get some money to pay the hospital fees for my mother, and she claims that this is not normal, and I explain to her that I don't have access to my account anymore, and that I can't talk to the support. I ask her to help me, and she contacts Hydax, explains that my account has been blocked, due to site maintenance, and finally, she sends me a link to be able to log in again. It works, and I can see my account again.

I immediately try to make a new transfer of my crypto-currencies, to my Binance account, and there, I get an error message telling me that my "credit score" is insufficient to make a transfer. Indeed, on my account, the "Credit Score" which was at 100, went down to 90. I ask the support why this drop, and they tell me that I have cancelled 2 transactions, and that this is against the rules, and that my score has therefore dropped by 10 points. According to the person I spoke to on the Hydax site, I was told that it was not too serious, and that I had to make a new deposit, or new transactions on the platform, to reach the 10K, and then I could get my points back and make a new transfer to my Binance account.

This is where I am today. I'm in a bit of a bind. I don't know what to do. If I trade with her again, I know I will lose and there will be no more profits, and she will explain to me that I have to reinvest money... I am realistic, I know I will lose my money, but maybe there is a way to do something and get back what I invested at the beginning of this story.

If you have any solutions to HELP ME, I'm interested! And if not, I hope my testimony can help you.
 

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I live in France, Paris, and was contacted by a woman (Tina), from Hong Kong, on Whatsapp who runs a fitness equipment manufacturing company called BFTFitness and who works and lives in London.

She claimed to have contacted me by mistake after a couple of days, she sent me a message and started chatting saying we could become friends and gave me a personal number (+44 7897 033961) I should point out, that at the time of writing this message, I am still in contact with this person, and she is not aware that I know she is scamming me.
e any solutions to HELP ME, I'm interested! And if not, I hope my testimony can help you.[/U][/B]
Thanks for sharing. More people have given out more personal info, so you don't have to worry too much about it. They do use people's private info to open bank account or uses your address as their fake companies but if you live in a country where rules are very strict, I doubt they can do anything about it.

Please report them

Hong Kong: https://www.police.gov.hk/ppp_en/04_crime_matters/adcc/contact.html
Hong Kong SFC: HK SFC Online Complaint Form
Singapore: https://www.police.gov.sg/I-Witness
Taiwan: https://english.police.gov.taipei/cp.aspx?n=4C927E8874B0DDE8
China: http://cyberpolice.mps.gov.cn/ but need someone who reads Chinese to navigate
Usually all these websites are register using GoDaddy so, please report it here too: abuse@godaddy.com

HOW TO COMPLAIN TO THE REGULATORS MANUAL

It’s EXTREMELY IMPORTANT that everyone affected come forward in order to defeat this type of organization. Put them all behind bars where they belong.

Glad you found this forum and did in depth research because a lot of the victims weren't so lucky as you and some even lost their entire savings plus their families' and friends' . So please report and have the authorities that this kind of scams is growing more each day.

Thanks!
Post credit to @PK494
 
Hello,
I am new here and thanks that I found this post because I have also been contacted by this girl since a couple of days, exactly in the same way.
I am also French, living in Paris, and the girl is using exactly same name (Tina) and pictures, but her Whatsapp number is different (+44 7380 277307)
We had some chats and calls about different topics, and she behaves very nicely to build the trust relationship faster. She started tonight to introduce me the website Hydax (hydaxsym.vip). I did not register anything on it and went for research online and I found this post. I am not sure if they are specifically targeting French users or not.
I did a WHOIS or the Hydax website and the registrar is Namecheap, the report address is abuse@namecheap.com
I hope other people who've been contacted by this girl will find this topic. I will update here if I get new informations.

Best regards
 
@Guigui_92130 Romance scams have more places you can report since some many countries are involved. Of course, you should file with the police in France, but did you realize that the US Secret Service will be interested to know about any money sent to scammers via cryptos (such as USDT)? GASO also offers information on this type of scam as well as on tracing crypto transfers.

The more relevant police and regulators you can call in, the better the chances of the accounts you sent money to getting frozen. This page will help...

Where to Complain about Pig Slaughter Type Romance Scams

GASO and the US Secret Service are in item 1 on the page.
 
Hello,
I am new here and thanks that I found this post because I have also been contacted by this girl since a couple of days, exactly in the same way.
I am also French, living in Paris, and the girl is using exactly same name (Tina) and pictures, but her Whatsapp number is different (+44 7380 277307)
We had some chats and calls about different topics, and she behaves very nicely to build the trust relationship faster. She started tonight to introduce me the website Hydax (hydaxsym.vip). I did not register anything on it and went for research online and I found this post. I am not sure if they are specifically targeting French users or not.
I did a WHOIS or the Hydax website and the registrar is Namecheap, the report address is abuse@namecheap.com
I hope other people who've been contacted by this girl will find this topic. I will update here if I get new informations.

Best regards
Thank you FabZ for your feedback.
I checked the number you posted and it is the same girl. Photo of her WhatsApp profil is very similar to the one I'm in contact with. And I guess you ate right, it seems like they are targeting french persons.
 

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Hello there thank you for your sharing i have the same story like you she talking about investment,houses, luxury Life in London and factory in Hong Kong and thank God I read your topic thanks a lot bro i believed her that *****
 
Thanks for sharing. More people have given out more personal info, so you don't have to worry too much about it. They do use people's private info to open bank account or uses your address as their fake companies but if you live in a country where rules are very strict, I doubt they can do anything about it.

Please report them

Hong Kong: https://www.police.gov.hk/ppp_en/04_crime_matters/adcc/contact.html
Hong Kong SFC: HK SFC Online Complaint Form
Singapore: https://www.police.gov.sg/I-Witness
Taiwan: https://english.police.gov.taipei/cp.aspx?n=4C927E8874B0DDE8
China: http://cyberpolice.mps.gov.cn/ but need someone who reads Chinese to navigate
Usually all these websites are register using GoDaddy so, please report it here too: abuse@godaddy.com

HOW TO COMPLAIN TO THE REGULATORS MANUAL

It’s EXTREMELY IMPORTANT that everyone affected come forward in order to defeat this type of organization. Put them all behind bars where they belong.

Glad you found this forum and did in depth research because a lot of the victims weren't so lucky as you and some even lost their entire savings plus their families' and friends' . So please report and have the authorities that this kind of scams is growing more each day.

Thanks!
Post credit to @PK494

Thank you FabZ for your feedback.
I checked the number you posted and it is the same girl. Photo of her WhatsApp profil is very similar to the one I'm in contact with. And I guess you ate right, it seems like they are targeting french persons.
Exactly me too am in teach with her am from France that ***** she is a scam girl
 
These scams are called Pig Butchering and they are ran by Chinese criminals in Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar. The profiles, pictures, phone numbers, websites, etc. are all fake. Take screen shots of all communication, trades, transfers, their website, etc. for your records. File a report with the FCA, your local police, the FBI, etc.

The website is only a few weeks old and it's clear it was setup purely for scamming. See the screen shot below!




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