Warning: CoinExx.org is a 100% SCAM

ste_aust

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I heard about another scam under the guise of "cryptocurrency investing".
This site has caught out a friend of a friend who unfortunately didn't see the warning signs ...

https://coinexx.org/

Could someone who understands scam websites have a quick look at the whois & spot anything obvious that says 'scam' >
http://whois.domaintools.com/coinexx.org

Has anybody heard of this scam (google has no obvious hits for 'coinexx')
To best explain the scam, I will quote their public FB post:
I have been scammed!

It started well over a year ago, I got involved with a Bitcoin 'investment' that was paying what seemed to be excellent returns. I put a small amount in to start with, just to see if it was legit. Sure enough, they paid what they said they would.

I was pretty impressed! So I put a little more in.
Once again, they paid what they promised.

Early this year, I put a LOT in and for a few months, they still paid me what I was promised.

I had no reason at all to believe that this was a scam. They had been in contact with me regularly, let me know what was happening with my account etc. They seemed just like and operated just like a legitimate business.

Then about 3 weeks ago, they introduced a withdrawal fee. I thought this was unusual, because we'd never had to pay one before, but again I had no reason not to trust them. They'd done everything they said they would for over a year.

So I paid the fee and was expecting my next withdrawal. This withdrawal was going to pay rent on my home and office and several other bills I had coming in. I was told that my mothers account was linked to mine and that she would have to pay her fee too so that we could withdraw.

Unusual, but plausible. We sold some things to come up with the money and figured we'd just get them again when the withdrawal came. Now I know, as you're reading this, you can easily see how scammy this is. In hindsight and as I write it, I feel so stupid for not seeing it myself. But as I said, they had built up my trust in them for well over a year.

Then we were told we needed to pay to have our accounts unlinked so that the payment could go to our separate bitcoin wallets and the fee would be credited to our accounts once this was done. So I paid that fee.

A few days later, and I'm really sweating on the withdrawal by now, I was told that the fee was sent to the wrong wallet and we would have to wait for the company to correct it, but the employee was on leave.
So I paid it again! Being told both transactions were going to be credited.

Finally, we were ready to withdraw! Another few days came and went... We are really behind on these bills now. I sent a pretty long and detailed email to the company about how f*cked we are if this doesn't come through soon and asking that they hurry the F up. I got a message from one of the people from the company I have been talking to saying it was all a scam, we aren't getting nay money and to stop trying, just focus on looking after my family.

So, we got scammed. It was so intricate and over such a long period of time that I didn't expect it. I really thought it was a legitimate business.
 

ste_aust

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Just an update to my previous post
Here is a snip of an instant message conversation with a representative from CoinExx.org, where they reveal the company is a scam and don't try & get your money back...

https://ibb.co/XjXpbWc

I just hope no-one else has been scammed by CoinExx.org

NB: This company has nothing to do with CoinExx.com, which seems to be a legitimate company.
Obviously CoinExx.org is trying to gain a sense of legitimacy from the CoinExx.com domain.
 

FxMaster

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Just an update to my previous post
Here is a snip of an instant message conversation with a representative from CoinExx.org, where they reveal the company is a scam and don't try & get your money back...

https://ibb.co/XjXpbWc

I just hope no-one else has been scammed by CoinExx.org

NB: This company has nothing to do with CoinExx.com, which seems to be a legitimate company.
Obviously CoinExx.org is trying to gain a sense of legitimacy from the CoinExx.com domain.
First of all, invite the company by using the invite company option to your thread. And if you are unable to locate the option then this thread "Tutorial: How to Invite a company to your thread." will help you to find out.

Note: If you are new to FPA then invitation button will be enabled when your first post reaches 4 days old.
 

ste_aust

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Also, share your story as a review here forexpeacearmy.com/forex-reviews/16526/www.coinexx.org

Thanks FxMaster, it seems that link is gone!
I'm guessing coinexx.org deleted it.
They probably did so knowing the game is up, and will bury the website & start a new one.

I just checked and their website is still up -
https://coinexx.org

FPA Review Moderation Team Note: After some confusion, the site is now listed here...

https://www.forexpeacearmy.com/forex-reviews/16533/coinexx-managed-forex
 

ste_aust

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First of all, invite the company by using the invite company option to your thread.

Will do. I am new so I must wait 4 days until I can invite the company.
I suspect they will ignore me, or close their domain > coinexx.org
 

FxMaster

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Thanks FxMaster, it seems that link is gone!
I'm guessing coinexx.org deleted it.
They probably did so knowing the game is up, and will bury the website & start a new one.

I just checked and their website is still up -
https://coinexx.org

FPA Review Moderation Team Note: After some confusion, the site is now listed here...

https://www.forexpeacearmy.com/forex-reviews/16533/coinexx-managed-forex
The link is visible with your review here https://www.forexpeacearmy.com/forex-reviews/16533/coinexx-managed-forex
 

ste_aust

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Things have developed quickly & Coinexx.org has been suspended by their web-host tonight (Whogohost).

https://ibb.co/0X840TB

Note the last line re: web host
Web Hosting in Nigeria, .ng domain registration and other domain name registrations in Nigeria

As I detected earlier, this scam is likely the handy work of the notorious Nigerian scammers.

No doubt a new site / sites will spring up to dupe the next lot of hopeful 'investors' ...
 

FxMaster

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Things have developed quickly & Coinexx.org has been suspended by their web-host tonight (Whogohost).

https://ibb.co/0X840TB

Note the last line re: web host
Web Hosting in Nigeria, .ng domain registration and other domain name registrations in Nigeria

As I detected earlier, this scam is likely the handy work of the notorious Nigerian scammers.

No doubt a new site / sites will spring up to dupe the next lot of hopeful 'investors' ...
This is why I always suggest to get the proper details about broker before you go with your hard working money.
 
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