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The Trading ‘Cult’ Separating Children From Their Families | Cowboy Kings of Crypto

  • เผยแพร่เมื่อ 22 พ.ค. 2024
  • “You’re going to get rich! Your parents won’t understand! Nor will your friends! You are a visionary who is aligned with today’s times!”
    Chris Terry, the elusive founder of the IM Academy, certainly knows what his audience wants to hear. Accused of brainwashing and being the first-ever crypto cult, many feel that IM Academy is actually a global pyramid scheme using cryptocurrency as a dangerous lure to suck in and squeeze money out of the world’s wide-eyed youth, selling dreams of both easy wealth and membership in a new world order?
    In May of 2022, eight members of the Spanish chapter of the organization were arrested for fraud, misleading advertising, psychological coercion, the enticement of minors, and criminal organization. Will this Spanish scandal bring down the crypto cult or is it merely a speed bump on Christopher Terry’s road to riches.
    This episode of Cowboy Kings of Crypto was made in 2022.
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  • @Florence-xu9zn
    @Florence-xu9zn 23 วันที่ผ่านมา +1264

    How are people in 2024 still falling for these 💀💀💀.

    • @rks5457
      @rks5457 23 วันที่ผ่านมา +117

      I used to think the same but people are more susceptible than ever before. People are hurting right now in both finances and purpose. The economy is bad, future is bleek and the internet and social media has allowed for niche "interests/ideas" to take over. Fringe groups like this prey on people who are at places in life where they are weak and aimless. You'd think people are less likely due to being able to research something but know that "researching" is exactly what they're doing. Know that there are dissenting opinions on everything and we who think we wouldn't fall for this also listen to dissenting opinions that go against the grain all the time.

    • @erickchavez2783
      @erickchavez2783 23 วันที่ผ่านมา +48

      Lack of education.

    • @TheGreatestForexTrader
      @TheGreatestForexTrader 23 วันที่ผ่านมา +10

      because it works , video was made 2022 and is 2024 still around for 10 years

    • @gone.golfing
      @gone.golfing 23 วันที่ผ่านมา +23

      Because it all comes to how greedy people are for easy money duh which will never go away. Humans especially Americans are literally obsessed with money.

    • @TheFreshestLyrics
      @TheFreshestLyrics 23 วันที่ผ่านมา +6

      Most of those people were brown so, yeah.

  • @BruceLee-rc2dr
    @BruceLee-rc2dr 23 วันที่ผ่านมา +273

    fun fact about rich people: they dont share information on how to become rich. Ever. If someone is, its a scam.

    • @countryroadrider1669
      @countryroadrider1669 20 วันที่ผ่านมา +19

      😂😂true, if a plan still work for them, they will never open their mouth.

    • @OffGridInvestor
      @OffGridInvestor 19 วันที่ผ่านมา +16

      They kinda do in a way but it's NOTHING like sitting in front of a computer talking crap.

    • @aplum4218
      @aplum4218 18 วันที่ผ่านมา +7

      ​@@OffGridInvestorThey only tell to other rich/wealthy folks or the 1%.

    • @zerohero5753
      @zerohero5753 18 วันที่ผ่านมา +7

      @@OffGridInvestor Why would they share that info and create competition? They only share it with their friends.

    • @sp33dou
      @sp33dou 18 วันที่ผ่านมา

      Lol at these poor simpletons thinking there is a magic pill that will allow you to become rich.
      Nah, you just save more than you spend, it is just that simple. If you can "only" save something like 1000$/month or less then it might take two generations for your family tree to become rich. But as long as you save (and invest it in extremely risk averting way) you aren't losing it in pyramid schemes and other scams and your family tree will at some point be able to live off the interest and dividends.

  • @D____L37
    @D____L37 21 วันที่ผ่านมา +386

    there is no way i am trusting a grown ass man who still wears his hat like that

    • @johnnyberhane6960
      @johnnyberhane6960 21 วันที่ผ่านมา +8

      seriously 😂😂😂😂

    • @zzz-nu2re
      @zzz-nu2re 19 วันที่ผ่านมา +4

      Thats racist

    • @patrickdarby1371
      @patrickdarby1371 18 วันที่ผ่านมา +5

      I dunno what’s worse the backwards tilt or forward where it shows that he creased the brim with the ‘tism-grip

    • @gigisilk798
      @gigisilk798 18 วันที่ผ่านมา +7

      He's what we 90s old school folks call a 'Sleaze Ball'.

    • @D____L37
      @D____L37 17 วันที่ผ่านมา +2

      @@patrickdarby1371 that, and it looks 2 sizes too small loll

  • @Johnbottis
    @Johnbottis 2 วันที่ผ่านมา +229

    If you wanna be successful, you most take responsibility for your emotions, not place the blame on others. In addition to make you feel more guilty about your faults, pointing the finger at others will only serve to increase your sense of personal accountability. There's always a risk in every investment, yet people still invest and succeed. You must look outward if you wanna be successful in life.

    • @Benjaminarmstrong684
      @Benjaminarmstrong684 วันที่ผ่านมา

      The first step to successful investing is figuring out your goals and risk tolerance either on your own or with the help of a financial professional but is very advisable you make use of a professional like I did. If you get the facts about saving and investing and follow through with an intelligent plan, you should be able to gain financial security over the years and enjoy the benefits of managing your money.

    • @sheilaruthers
      @sheilaruthers วันที่ผ่านมา

      The stock market rally run is gone, but I'm not sure if equities will swiftly recover, keep falling, or fluctuate in a narrow range for a few weeks, or if things will quickly get worse. I'm under pressure to increase my $150k reserve.

    • @Layanalisa
      @Layanalisa วันที่ผ่านมา

      Is this a good time to buy stocks? I know everyone is saying we are in the bull market and all, but obviously there are strategies to maneuver when there is a bear market but these strategies doesn't come common to the average folk, I'm attempting to create a portfolio for me and my children that will at least be $900k in value.

    • @Benjaminarmstrong684
      @Benjaminarmstrong684 วันที่ผ่านมา

      Making touch with financial advisors like Walter James Henry who can assist you restructure your portfolio, would be a very creative option. Personal financial management will be crucial to navigating the next difficult times

    • @Benjaminarmstrong684
      @Benjaminarmstrong684 วันที่ผ่านมา


  • @peterc6559
    @peterc6559 23 วันที่ผ่านมา +332

    Remember people - profitable traders don't spend their time/money hosting conventions and harassing you to join their pyramid scheme. They also don't ask you to recruit others to make money. If they could trade they would print money with trading and enjoy it privately. This guy preys on desperate and gullible people looking for a shortcut to money

    • @BullyBob_
      @BullyBob_ 23 วันที่ผ่านมา +3

      A profitable trader would leverage their trades, with other peoples money and enjoy their profits without any risk.

    • @manishrahul974
      @manishrahul974 23 วันที่ผ่านมา +3

      IM is a fun way to learn with a littel trading hype, u go there to learn if u get distracted its your fault..

    • @MTM.University
      @MTM.University 22 วันที่ผ่านมา

      You guys all have some great points

    • @persepolis80
      @persepolis80 20 วันที่ผ่านมา

      Right on point!

    • @DmitreJO
      @DmitreJO 19 วันที่ผ่านมา +1

      Agreed but some profitable traders see education as a legit way to make money; not all trade educators are scammers but sadly most are

  • @oliverv305
    @oliverv305 23 วันที่ผ่านมา +323

    I always think if someone is out there "teaching" other people how to make money, then they themselves are most likely scamming people or can't make enough money themselves. If you'd made enough money you'd just live your life.

    • @NurseSnow2U
      @NurseSnow2U 23 วันที่ผ่านมา +11

      This is EXACTLY how I’ve always felt about the glaringly obvious flaws of pyramid schemes.
      During more desperate tub, I almost signed with Primerica and looking back…the people who got sucked in were either just really, REALLY incompetent as a whole or so desperate to get rich quick they quite literally couldn’t even IMAGINE they were the reason they were getting sold dreams…to fulfill someone else’s 🤦🏽‍♀️.
      Succinctly expressed my friend!!! ✨💯

    • @lashwithlex
      @lashwithlex 23 วันที่ผ่านมา +5

      I remember doing this interview years ago for you ❤️❤️. So happy people can now see !!

    • @MTM.University
      @MTM.University 22 วันที่ผ่านมา +6

      Ahhhhh yes & no. i’ve always loved sharing great information I found & helping the people. I would actually say if you find something that’s gold why would you selfishly only keep it to yourself?

    • @bobstoner8152
      @bobstoner8152 21 วันที่ผ่านมา +3

      I think your just projecting how utterly selfish you are.

    • @cjadrienne6825
      @cjadrienne6825 21 วันที่ผ่านมา

      If I am making that much money my self, I'd be just lying around not work at all, I'd be the reward of 15yrs of non stop hard work, the best part is no matter what others say, and even label it as selfish, I won't give an f*** , this is my peace, period.​@@bobstoner8152

  • @Mixppmix
    @Mixppmix 23 วันที่ผ่านมา +84

    " I always had the idea of making a lot of money from the young age." ... Dude 🤦

  • @dizzydabz6905
    @dizzydabz6905 23 วันที่ผ่านมา +295

    Crazy how at 5:55 he just perfectly describes a pyramid scheme 🤣🤣🤣

    • @dizzydabz6905
      @dizzydabz6905 23 วันที่ผ่านมา +14

      Most things in the world are a pyramid. But not all are a scheme.

    • @otrshark
      @otrshark 23 วันที่ผ่านมา +2

      Facts 😢

    • @eelm2079
      @eelm2079 23 วันที่ผ่านมา +7

      and this girl at 6:21 explained it also, lul

    • @la7era1u54
      @la7era1u54 23 วันที่ผ่านมา +2

      @@dizzydabz6905 What about circles? Circles are not pyramids

    • @dizzydabz6905
      @dizzydabz6905 23 วันที่ผ่านมา

      @@la7era1u54 sure the circle of life. But most things and businesses have a hierarchy system

  • @brokenglassshimmerlikestar3407
    @brokenglassshimmerlikestar3407 20 วันที่ผ่านมา +36

    All cults/MLM/Pyramid schemes have a charismatic leader and crazy conferences...

  • @HaymakerTrading
    @HaymakerTrading 23 วันที่ผ่านมา +209

    I'm honestly embarrassed to have ever been a part of this company. They taught me absolutely nothing about trading and pushed me to sell others to get commissions.
    If you want to learn how to truly trade, do NOT go anywhere near this company!!

    • @Mastermind_Sports
      @Mastermind_Sports 23 วันที่ผ่านมา

      How were you stupid enough to join?

    • @Obatala_Vibez
      @Obatala_Vibez 23 วันที่ผ่านมา +2

      So other companies are better?

    • @kashmirwillwin3124
      @kashmirwillwin3124 23 วันที่ผ่านมา +2

      Or any other company for that matter

    • @gone.golfing
      @gone.golfing 23 วันที่ผ่านมา +9

      Or are you embarrassed you fell for a scam?

    • @kashmirwillwin3124
      @kashmirwillwin3124 23 วันที่ผ่านมา +8

      @@gone.golfing Gotim dude pat yourself on the back

  • @caligirlsns
    @caligirlsns 23 วันที่ผ่านมา +130

    Mindset like a billionaire = creepy asf.
    Look around at who is a billionaire and you will see what is up.

    • @rera1386
      @rera1386 23 วันที่ผ่านมา +4

      I agree

    • @arostwocents
      @arostwocents 23 วันที่ผ่านมา +13

      Him being evil and ruining the lives of others, not seeing them as human beings, just things to be used and taken advantage of - he truly does have the mindset of a billionaire

    • @ouss
      @ouss 21 วันที่ผ่านมา

      Vice is right, Kids should just transition.

    • @sp33dou
      @sp33dou 18 วันที่ผ่านมา

      Billionaires are mostly narcissists or psychopaths. Sociopaths in the best case.

    • @posthardcoresinger
      @posthardcoresinger 18 วันที่ผ่านมา

      Yeah most are anti-human AF. You've maybe got a small handful of guys like Elon pushing back against it, but most billionaires think they know best what the population size should be, that we should get rid of people, prioritize green energy over the poorest people in third world countries being able to have affordable energy etc., lotta nasty billionaires.

  • @kitkatrina
    @kitkatrina 23 วันที่ผ่านมา +105

    5:00 "BITCOIN IS GOING CRAZYYYYYY.." (goes up literal cents)

    • @interactiveimprov6549
      @interactiveimprov6549 23 วันที่ผ่านมา

      Check the price lately? Was at 6.8k when this goofball filmed that. Don’t blame the tech for the degens that always use tech first. Internet didn’t go away when many respected and learned “experts” thought it would, and neither are digital currencies. It’s all over, neither prospecting administration is even opposed to their adoption into the larger financial system(which is rigged and broken). IM is a ponzi, crypto/blockchain is a tech.

    • @gannyxolla6357
      @gannyxolla6357 23 วันที่ผ่านมา +2


    • @interactiveimprov6549
      @interactiveimprov6549 23 วันที่ผ่านมา +2

      It was a 3 second clip. Is your argument that it never had great days? If it started that day at 4 or 5k and went to 6.8k then yeah it was going crazy. And it did over and over and still is as no coiners blood boils. Cope/seethe and delete this comment now, wouldn’t want dissenting opinions.

    • @kitkatrina
      @kitkatrina 23 วันที่ผ่านมา

      @@interactiveimprov6549 bro I own .002 bitcoin... and you are wayyyy too invested if you are trying to pick a fight in comments lmfao

    • @nicholas4839
      @nicholas4839 22 วันที่ผ่านมา +3

      First problem is Bitcoin price only changes every 8 mins to 25 mins when a block is solved

  • @hwago123
    @hwago123 23 วันที่ผ่านมา +134

    It’s amazing that people are drawn into this kind of nonsense over and over again.

    • @rera1386
      @rera1386 23 วันที่ผ่านมา +7

      And when you say something about it they don’t agree because they swear you don’t know what your talking about and they do lol

    • @Blue-bf8lv
      @Blue-bf8lv 23 วันที่ผ่านมา +9

      charisma and stupidity is one hell of a combo

    • @1882osr
      @1882osr 23 วันที่ผ่านมา +3

      @@rera1386 They've been fed lines about how they're special, don't believe the negativity of others, don't let anyone criticise "your dreams" and it's all just designed to give them the tools to look passed all the red flags, to make them trust total strangers over their family and friends.

    • @Ramtin-Blue_rose
      @Ramtin-Blue_rose 22 วันที่ผ่านมา +6

      When people like Jordan belfort or Elizabeth Holmes could scam hardcore experienced venture capitalists easily, I don't see why ordinary people not suppose to fall for these scams.

    • @MTM.University
      @MTM.University 22 วันที่ผ่านมา +3

      well, it’s because trading is real and it is very beneficial if you dedicate yourself to it and master it ITS THE MLM THATS THE PROBLEM so they’re just selling one thing, but providing another 🤷🏾‍♂️ they just play off of the peoples ignorance

  • @601kimani
    @601kimani 23 วันที่ผ่านมา +41

    As soon as I saw David Imonitie I knew it was a scam. This man moves from MLM to the next money scam as a career.

    • @DTMJR1987
      @DTMJR1987 21 วันที่ผ่านมา +5

      And Alex Morton from Vemma. Dude's a clown

  • @kisham2725
    @kisham2725 23 วันที่ผ่านมา +118

    8 seconds in and 2 red flags tell me all I need to know...
    🚩 - annoying, whiney voice
    🚩 - speaks in 3rd person

    • @Jalapeno_P730
      @Jalapeno_P730 23 วันที่ผ่านมา +8

      😂😂😂 anyone who speaks in 3rd person is a complete psychopath. 😂

    • @MTM.University
      @MTM.University 22 วันที่ผ่านมา +2


    • @LostBlockBaby
      @LostBlockBaby 22 วันที่ผ่านมา +7

      and how the hell can someone out of shape talk about self improvement

    • @howtoglowupfast
      @howtoglowupfast 21 วันที่ผ่านมา +3

      I was out when I saw the tracksuit

    • @Jalapeno_P730
      @Jalapeno_P730 21 วันที่ผ่านมา +3

      @@howtoglowupfast lmao, I could smell the excessive cologne use through my phone's screen 😂😭

  • @P4DAYZ
    @P4DAYZ 23 วันที่ผ่านมา +70

    Where the f is @coffeezilla when you need him!! Bat sign activated😂🎉

  • @bixou22002
    @bixou22002 23 วันที่ผ่านมา +167

    When you don't know anything, then don't trust SCAMMERS !

    • @spelt5664
      @spelt5664 23 วันที่ผ่านมา +7

      how would someone like that tell a scammer from a none scammer?

    • @ninamiranda5077
      @ninamiranda5077 23 วันที่ผ่านมา

      @@spelt5664Everyone is a scammer. One way or another.

    • @arostwocents
      @arostwocents 23 วันที่ผ่านมา +1

      ​@@spelt5664get rich quick schemes have always been a scam since the beginning of time. If someone has a scheme that works, they are doing it themself not telling others.

    • @iLoveHatingYall
      @iLoveHatingYall 22 วันที่ผ่านมา

      @@spelt5664only experience. You have to get scammed to know a scammer

    • @foreign_agent
      @foreign_agent 22 วันที่ผ่านมา

      When...then. 😂🖕

  • @joshuamashigo3556
    @joshuamashigo3556 24 วันที่ผ่านมา +86

    Why can’t people who know how to trade just trade and be in peace .. if you can’t trade, then don’t 🤷‍♂️a scammer will eventually get exposed for fraud .. people won’t keep quiet for too long

    • @avramcs
      @avramcs 23 วันที่ผ่านมา

      Because money has taken over our society and fellow people harder than ever before. The kid at the start of this video literally provides no value to this world. He has a "Money Tree", his beads don't promote individual emotions or spiritual prosperity (as lame and stupid as spiritual prosperity sounds) they are "Business Promotion" Beads. I am not saying everyone has to provide value, thats dumb, but he solely exists for money.
      All this to say is that money is not fulfilling. I WANT to be rich, but even if I had a billion dollars I would still feel unaccomplished because I HAVE DONE NOTHING. I'd be happy sure but unfulfilled. These athletes have grinded their entire life to get that money, old people generally worked most of their life to become wealthy afterwards, the reality of young rich people (not born into it) is a scam, it happens but its like the NBA, its so rare it probably won't happen, and definitely not through a course. The real problem is however that when it doesnt work out you are not left with a genuine work ethic or experience that you can apply to your next goal. It was just that you did not make money, or you did, but either way you are unfufilled because you truly know you did nothing for anyone on the earth

    • @traderzzz123
      @traderzzz123 23 วันที่ผ่านมา +12

      Just look at the target audience and those interviewed here: either young & broke or old & broke

    • @rks5457
      @rks5457 23 วันที่ผ่านมา +4

      I mean this is an extreme case but Bernie didn't get caught for a while

    • @seIected
      @seIected 23 วันที่ผ่านมา

      The ones who actually trade, do trade in peace. Those on IG etc that gaslight the less fortunate/desperate for cash into signing up to their CPA affiliation do it by flexing rentals, money and lifestyle in their face.
      These ponzi operations, IG furu’s etc are the reason the industry is seen so toxic and negative.

    • @avramcs
      @avramcs 23 วันที่ผ่านมา +2

      TH-cam is deleting comments. Money is unfulfilling, if all you know is money. Then you are have no soul. For as much as money can buy happiness, it can’t buy fulfillment,

  • @TheRealWinser
    @TheRealWinser 23 วันที่ผ่านมา +38

    Knew a young guy that got sucked into this and ended up making a lot of money selling and installing commercial HVAC equipment. I guess he figured he could hussle just as hard working that and being his own boss.

    • @chrisE815
      @chrisE815 20 วันที่ผ่านมา +2

      New furnace= bigger scam than crypto? Lol

    • @everythingallin4905
      @everythingallin4905 20 วันที่ผ่านมา

      ​@@chrisE815 if you think crypto is a scam still I suggest you pull your head out from under that rock. Market cap is 2.7 trillion. It's not 2015 anymore.

    • @tw8464
      @tw8464 16 วันที่ผ่านมา

      Yeah hvac installation is actually real work and a real business. "Crypto" is nothing but a scam that was a magnet for the most and biggest scammers on the planet.

    • @WindowsXP_logon_sound_25yrsago
      @WindowsXP_logon_sound_25yrsago 15 วันที่ผ่านมา +2

      So focused hard in a real job and did well?? Are you trying to say he learned the importance of a work ethic from doing these person schemes? I'm willing to bet he was already taught that growing up or already knew that in order to achieve any kind of positive result from anything you have to apply yourself over time, perhaps spending time in these hype circles about fantasy promises and fantasy wealth just helped him realize that there's no there there, and that he would be much better off dedicating himself to a legitimate profession.

    • @D____L37
      @D____L37 12 วันที่ผ่านมา +3

      @@WindowsXP_logon_sound_25yrsago i think you missed the intended sarcasm of his comment

  • @gradynguyen
    @gradynguyen 23 วันที่ผ่านมา +14

    This has nothing to do with crypto, more like people keep falling for the same type of scam every year. They do the same concept for selling "life insurance" or "loans and mortgages."

  • @CitizenOverwatch
    @CitizenOverwatch 23 วันที่ผ่านมา +22

    Yeah my ex girlfriend was big into this mlm crypto toxic positivity stuff. When I realized how deep the mental game was and it was clear she’d leave me before this group I decided screw it, don’t know how to help her, yet another reason to end it with her. I really hope at this point she’s out there somewhere free from this garbage. Wish you the best always

  • @thedspenguin
    @thedspenguin 24 วันที่ผ่านมา +43

    finally people are talking about this pyramid scheme which is 99% about recruiting people and 1% about the product. can we also talk about JIFU? same exact thing! heavily recruiting on social media with big focus on less literate people.

    • @MTM.University
      @MTM.University 22 วันที่ผ่านมา +3

      RIGHT Jifu, igenius, Akashx ALLLLLL OF THEM

  • @NickShawnFX
    @NickShawnFX 22 วันที่ผ่านมา +16

    LOL I started my journey in iMarkets Live 8 years ago, left after a few weeks of watching people drool over this guy and getting to “CHAIRMAN 100” lmfao.

  • @EE-uj6tw
    @EE-uj6tw 22 วันที่ผ่านมา +7

    “You’re like the father I never had” Naaaa keep believing he’s still picking up milk from the corner store.

  • @Janise-pg8yr
    @Janise-pg8yr 18 วันที่ผ่านมา +375

    Investing in alternative income streams that are independent of the government should be the top priority for everyone right now. especially given the global economic crisis we are currently experiencing. Stocks, gold, silver, and virtual currencies are still attractive investments at the moment.

    • @Daniel-ss7ri
      @Daniel-ss7ri 18 วันที่ผ่านมา +2

      There are strategies that could be put in place for solid gains regardless of economy situation, but such execution is usually carried out by an investment specialist

    • @Valentine-sd2fb
      @Valentine-sd2fb 18 วันที่ผ่านมา +1

      I've been in touch with a financial analyst ever since I started investing. Knowing today's culture The challenge is knowing when to purchase or sell when investing in trending stocks, which is pretty simple. On my portfolio, which has grown over $900k in a little over a year, my adviser chooses entry and exit orders

    • @Charles-ph6wy
      @Charles-ph6wy 18 วันที่ผ่านมา +1

      Mind if I ask you to recommend this particular coach you using their service? Seems you've figured it all out.

    • @Valentine-sd2fb
      @Valentine-sd2fb 18 วันที่ผ่านมา

      Angela Lynn Shilling is the licensed advisor I use. Just research the name. You’d find necessary details to work with a correspondence to set up an appointment.

    • @Charles-ph6wy
      @Charles-ph6wy 18 วันที่ผ่านมา

      Thank you for this Pointer. It was easy to find your handler, She seems very proficient and flexible. I booked a call session with her.

  • @dunsbroccoli2588
    @dunsbroccoli2588 23 วันที่ผ่านมา +12

    The theological implications of naming your Ponzi "I AM" is pretty wild.

  • @charlesmondingo1299
    @charlesmondingo1299 23 วันที่ผ่านมา +32

    Couple seconds into the video I know this people weren't the sharpest crayons in the box, people trading Pokémon cards are mostly to get rich over this pyramid scheme. They target kids who are naive and are looking to get rich quick with no sweat. The grease oil salesmen is not new is just evolving.

    • @w3w3w3
      @w3w3w3 18 วันที่ผ่านมา

      yep lol, can clearly see everyone who falls for this type of thing are not the sharpest tool in the box ey, crazy how dumb society is getting though

  • @Luke-gk8lg
    @Luke-gk8lg 23 วันที่ผ่านมา +66

    Been working in crypto for 7+ years and never heard of him.....

    • @haroldjoseph8296
      @haroldjoseph8296 23 วันที่ผ่านมา +4

      Lucky you

    • @AR-ym4zh
      @AR-ym4zh 23 วันที่ผ่านมา +5

      What a strange and ephemeral line of work.

    • @wizkaqueefa9003
      @wizkaqueefa9003 23 วันที่ผ่านมา +1

      What does your work involve? Do you look for potential future gains and invest for a company/group?

    • @silencos5974
      @silencos5974 23 วันที่ผ่านมา +19

      “Working” in crypto
      Uh huh

    • @interactiveimprov6549
      @interactiveimprov6549 23 วันที่ผ่านมา

      @@silencos5974thinking tech development isn’t work…hmmm

  • @protips6924
    @protips6924 19 วันที่ผ่านมา +5

    I was truly saddened when I saw people from Switzerland falling for the same trap. We are supposed be smarter than that.

  • @headyboi7877
    @headyboi7877 23 วันที่ผ่านมา +51

    what a bunch of clueless adult children

  • @thagrowbox8323
    @thagrowbox8323 22 วันที่ผ่านมา +6

    People are so lost in this world 😢

  • @veno8mm
    @veno8mm 23 วันที่ผ่านมา +16

    Key points....
    Positive feedback loops are inherently dangerous.
    Never underestimate the power of stupid ppl in large groups. (No offense to the individuals that comprise the group, its the arena sized beach ball of ignorance they are batting around.)

    • @lexvandewal8856
      @lexvandewal8856 19 วันที่ผ่านมา

      Like college

    • @roxyroxelle
      @roxyroxelle 12 วันที่ผ่านมา

      @@lexvandewal8856 you should have finished high school

  • @Zilla702Killa
    @Zilla702Killa 23 วันที่ผ่านมา +83

    This guy isnt a crypto cult. Its a forex cult. Please do some research

    • @tribecalledshabbazz8758
      @tribecalledshabbazz8758 23 วันที่ผ่านมา +8


    • @bigfisher4354
      @bigfisher4354 23 วันที่ผ่านมา

      Either way it's still a gambling cult. You have to have some serious brain issues to fall for that stuff.

    • @gone.golfing
      @gone.golfing 23 วันที่ผ่านมา +2


    • @spelt5664
      @spelt5664 23 วันที่ผ่านมา

      @@gone.golfing Google?

    • @kevinpeters9756
      @kevinpeters9756 23 วันที่ผ่านมา

      The principle is the same, but foreign exchange and cryptocurrency are not the same ​@@gone.golfing

  • @T6NZIN
    @T6NZIN 22 วันที่ผ่านมา +5

    i think this should be mass reposted in every language good job vice

  • @gloriamatte1847
    @gloriamatte1847 23 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Nicee, finally was waiting for this exposure.

  • @alexlanphere7358
    @alexlanphere7358 23 วันที่ผ่านมา +13

    AlwaysMarco has been schoolin us on these scammers for years now

  • @colek2470
    @colek2470 22 วันที่ผ่านมา +10

    I was apart of this IM academy in the USA for a year and to be honest it wasn’t bad. I don’t know if it was just my circumstance where I knew the coach/teacher personally but I was never forced to recruit people or recommend people for the course and all of our zoom calls where informative. The only downside was the price of the course which is why i eventually quit it after I felt like I learned enough to trade on my own. I honestly didn’t even know it was this worldwide.

    • @lewulbricht
      @lewulbricht 21 วันที่ผ่านมา

      completely agree. exactly the same in the UK.

    • @rayeiswriting4372
      @rayeiswriting4372 22 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

      The thing about pyramid scheme is that you luck out if you’re in a certain level in the pyramid.
      The problem is after so many rounds of recruiting, the bottom of the pyramid is the most screwed and the biggest.
      You were probably in the sweet spot.

  • @Itisallinyourmind33
    @Itisallinyourmind33 22 วันที่ผ่านมา +3

    “If we were a scam it wouldn’t be legal and if it wouldn’t be legal we wouldn’t be doing it in 50 states”.
    It’s that type of innocence/ignorance that gets you in trouble.

  • @RobertTm
    @RobertTm 22 วันที่ผ่านมา +8

    This reminds me of Grant Cardones 10X conferences. I went to one because a friend invited me and it was garbage. I learned nothing and they push you to tell your friends and family about their conferences.

    • @manonamission2000
      @manonamission2000 13 วันที่ผ่านมา

      10x action is the key message, and abiding by the very simple principle can change a person's life... even 5x... few folks do 2x

  • @PsychRick
    @PsychRick 23 วันที่ผ่านมา +6

    I was almost pursued IML which is the same thing when I had no job or money coming out of high school, they wanted me to pay $350 a month

  • @kmjent1818
    @kmjent1818 23 วันที่ผ่านมา +8

    I left IML after the first week back in 2018. Crazy. I knew it was BS back then. I don't see how people stayed on.

  • @bobmagnotta204
    @bobmagnotta204 23 วันที่ผ่านมา +12

    Sooner or later, it will be done for him. They’re watching him.

    • @veno8mm
      @veno8mm 23 วันที่ผ่านมา

      Amway has been around for decades. Their schtic was pushing audio cassette tapes. Once stupid gets a hold of the masses. Oh man its Joplin City and German father that locked his daughter in basement for polygenerational incest disgusting.

  • @einseitig3391
    @einseitig3391 22 วันที่ผ่านมา +5

    I couldn't imagine the most informed generation to be so easily brain-washed into these schemes.
    However, the cost of living has just increased, markedly.
    For those with assets, life is extraordinarily different and comfortable, compared to those who have to work for money to put food on the table.
    In the UK, having an apartment to let sets you apart from the rest of the population.
    Having two, makes you the one-eyed man in the land of the blind.

  • @hiipnotiik1
    @hiipnotiik1 23 วันที่ผ่านมา +80

    How are people in 2024 still falling for these 💀💀💀

    • @bixou22002
      @bixou22002 23 วันที่ผ่านมา +6

      Money "over night" :-)

    • @kisham2725
      @kisham2725 23 วันที่ผ่านมา +8

      Desperation and Ignorance.

    • @JarrodMedrano
      @JarrodMedrano 23 วันที่ผ่านมา +5

      Everybody thinks they're going to get out before the crash

    • @traderzzz123
      @traderzzz123 23 วันที่ผ่านมา +8

      Just look at the target audience and those interviewed here: either young & broke or old & broke

    • @user-ef3to5qb8w
      @user-ef3to5qb8w 23 วันที่ผ่านมา

      we can compare Networth and portfolios if you want to show it works. But guess what the world full of tards so cant help the stupid people

  • @johnreardon4944
    @johnreardon4944 21 วันที่ผ่านมา +3

    IM Academy is HUGE in Japan! I am losing my wife to it! Please help me!

  • @classyjuanito
    @classyjuanito 23 วันที่ผ่านมา +7

    The guy in the red hoodie named "Johnny" needs a desk chair. I believe he's using a kitchen chair to do his work. Sad! I'm not sure if his hard work is paying off.

  • @katecarlisle8383
    @katecarlisle8383 24 วันที่ผ่านมา +20

    Amway is like this.

  • @UnknownWarriorZz
    @UnknownWarriorZz 18 วันที่ผ่านมา +1

    Despite all the info out there about MLM scams, people are still falling for it. You bring a person in, then they bring a person in…and on and on. That’s always a scam.

  • @RobinPalmerTV
    @RobinPalmerTV 23 วันที่ผ่านมา +5

    Wild how many people are so easy to brainwash. We never learn as a species.

    • @gone.golfing
      @gone.golfing 23 วันที่ผ่านมา +3

      Shows how greedy the world is. Because it all boils down to money.

  • @gourmayo
    @gourmayo 22 วันที่ผ่านมา +3


  • @anacoboshuerga4660
    @anacoboshuerga4660 22 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Carles Tamayo, we are really proud of you ❤ Qué recuerdos del barco 😅 Eres un grande 👏🏻👏🏻

  • @jphighbaugh3357
    @jphighbaugh3357 23 วันที่ผ่านมา +3

    I've been literally obsessed with crypto since 2017 and I've never heard of these guys

  • @EvanKnightIsGood
    @EvanKnightIsGood 23 วันที่ผ่านมา +4

    If someone tells you they have all the answers and to just follow them, stay away.

    • @manishrahul974
      @manishrahul974 23 วันที่ผ่านมา

      Cause one 5% make rest are all sheeple who just blindly follow fake media knowledge.. 🤣

  • @rubylee4445
    @rubylee4445 21 วันที่ผ่านมา +4

    there's a lot of people in this world stressing about trying to survive this dying capitalist nightmare. some of them get sold on impossible promises cause they don't know any better. Don't make fun of them, educate them better and arm them with the tools that they need to protect themselves.

    • @alabaster253
      @alabaster253 21 วันที่ผ่านมา

      Completely agree. A lot of people assume wrong that the people that fall for it are just stupid… When really the common factor is most are fallen on hard times and in a desperate, therefore vulnerable, point in their lives

  • @vantaegis
    @vantaegis 15 วันที่ผ่านมา +1

    Someone at our uni used to be a recruiter. What was sad is that she was legit taking money from the most vulnerable demographics yet framing herself as a religious person lol. Now she runs her brand as if that never happened.

  • @dm96177
    @dm96177 15 วันที่ผ่านมา +1

    That poor kid in Canada is moving in the wrong direction if he wants to make 6 figures. Just get a real job buddy. Scammers like this love praying on low income and uneducated people. Heartbreaking.

  • @Jus1408
    @Jus1408 23 วันที่ผ่านมา +11

    How people are so gullible and stupid even after all the famous scams in the past.

    • @gone.golfing
      @gone.golfing 23 วันที่ผ่านมา

      Money. Why else?

  • @Yadayadayada-su7wo
    @Yadayadayada-su7wo 23 วันที่ผ่านมา +4

    The fact that we get free videos on TH-cam by VICE is truly a gift; keeping the education and knowledge alive. 🙏

  • @user-uq3vv8jp6t
    @user-uq3vv8jp6t 22 วันที่ผ่านมา +12

    Thinking you can outtrade(gamble) the market from your laptop is like thinking you can make an better electric car then Tesla in your home garage.

    • @knux511
      @knux511 17 วันที่ผ่านมา +2

      As a person who works in the automotive field, with vast knowledge of electrical engineering, you absolutely could build a better car than a Tesla, but the tools, knowledge and parts required would probably be about 6-10x the cost of just buying a Tesla. Could you? Absolutely. Should you? Only if that’s what you wanna do, not to mention licensing fees, headaches of legal issues etc.

  • @SageFT77
    @SageFT77 20 วันที่ผ่านมา +1

    “Always assume someone is listening.” -Christopher Terry
    How many people did he say that to besides me. It was my first red flag.🚩

  • @immortlreacts1740
    @immortlreacts1740 23 วันที่ผ่านมา +13

    I love how yall put a merge sort algo at 1:11 like its some hacking lmao

  • @traderzzz123
    @traderzzz123 24 วันที่ผ่านมา +33

    i cant believe its 2024 and grown ass "traders" still playing around with candlesticks and goofy lines on chart. its amazing

    • @zergb
      @zergb 23 วันที่ผ่านมา

      2022 epi

    • @ImPipkinrick
      @ImPipkinrick 23 วันที่ผ่านมา

      people who use MacD, EMAs, magical fibonacci pulls, 🤮

    • @todorkolev7565
      @todorkolev7565 23 วันที่ผ่านมา +3

      what do the better traders use?

    • @traderzzz123
      @traderzzz123 23 วันที่ผ่านมา

      @@todorkolev7565 i trade and I wont trll u what i use or sell it to others. Its my edge. Now you the know difference between a "legit" trader and a goofball

    • @ne1butu1
      @ne1butu1 23 วันที่ผ่านมา

      @@todorkolev7565 Order flow.

  • @milkyshakes
    @milkyshakes 20 วันที่ผ่านมา

    4:04 not the coffin kmaooo💀 I'm dead, its me in there after this lmao

  • @KevinBullard
    @KevinBullard 23 วันที่ผ่านมา +2

    So much wisdom in these young people it's a kind of inspiring

  • @gone.golfing
    @gone.golfing 23 วันที่ผ่านมา +4

    Lucy is so brainwashed. I kinda feel bad for her.

  • @idokwatcher2062
    @idokwatcher2062 22 วันที่ผ่านมา +4

    In this day and age of information availability to every dumdum through his phone to fall for a ponzi scheme you truly have to be a very very special person.

  • @finnswett7897
    @finnswett7897 22 วันที่ผ่านมา +2

    What this is showing us is that the universe appears to exist as an infomercial.

  • @julieamo3847
    @julieamo3847 18 วันที่ผ่านมา

    There's always someone out there willing to take advantage of others at any cost.

  • @thechindiantrader
    @thechindiantrader 23 วันที่ผ่านมา +9

    as a lone trader myself, groups are just pigeons. always fly together to eat cause they're weak creatures. a true trader knows what's the game like, and who are we playing with or against. the time taken to master the skillset, the personalised trading style, the mindset cannot be taught or inherit but nurture thru time like water sharpening the stone

    • @beckybnyc322
      @beckybnyc322 21 วันที่ผ่านมา

      New traders look for mentors to learn from & sadly many fall for these trade “communities”

    • @sp33dou
      @sp33dou 18 วันที่ผ่านมา +1

      rofl. Get a job :D

  • @trickytrixie5805
    @trickytrixie5805 23 วันที่ผ่านมา +6

    Kids wanting easy money and no hard work.

  • @xer05tar
    @xer05tar 17 วันที่ผ่านมา +1

    Never trust anyone with two first names.

  • @SonirajRoy-fr8eu
    @SonirajRoy-fr8eu 17 วันที่ผ่านมา

    The integration of Revux into mainstream payment gateways is a strategic move with significant potential. Well done!

  • @tunelowplayslow5623
    @tunelowplayslow5623 23 วันที่ผ่านมา +8

    Its 2024, if youre still scammed by this type of stuff then you should have been pushed out of the nest.

    • @JarrodMedrano
      @JarrodMedrano 23 วันที่ผ่านมา +5

      There's an old saying a sucker is born every day

    • @kavinsky2
      @kavinsky2 23 วันที่ผ่านมา

      I see you're not familiar with the concept of experience. You are not born with it. This is why they target the youngest people possible. Old people fall for different scams, that have been around for decades, and they were kicked out of the nest long ago. You have without a doubt fallen for scams aswell, and you will again in life, even if you are too dumb to understand it.

  • @peakflowtrader
    @peakflowtrader 23 วันที่ผ่านมา +4

    Ooo.. do an inside look at ICT.. Inner circle trader.. aka Michael Huddleston

    • @holypkdead4
      @holypkdead4 23 วันที่ผ่านมา +4

      Huddleston cant trade, he fucked up the robbins cup several times, he would be a good subject

    • @w3w3w3
      @w3w3w3 17 วันที่ผ่านมา +1

      all people on youtube telling you how to "make money" are scamming you. it is not hard. Any good trader would not be on youtube teaching trading....

    • @Menzilio
      @Menzilio 17 วันที่ผ่านมา

      @@w3w3w3 I feel like any good trader THAT IS ACTUALLY PROFITABLE would give all they know for free like instead of those courses. The trading space isn't something that's gatekept you just gotta know and follow the right people.

  • @rayeiswriting4372
    @rayeiswriting4372 22 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    People should remember the wise words
    “Life is pain. Anyone telling you different is trying to sell you something”.

  • @gran-fromg-townhola9429
    @gran-fromg-townhola9429 23 วันที่ผ่านมา


  • @pullupina
    @pullupina 23 วันที่ผ่านมา +3

    While there are some teens stuck with mobile phones and broken lifestyle. It is the parents sometimes, a high class phone should not even be given to a minor

  • @KN0852
    @KN0852 24 วันที่ผ่านมา +10

    How do most of you guys still make profit, even with the downturn of the economy and ever increasing life standards

    • @Scott-qwer
      @Scott-qwer 24 วันที่ผ่านมา

      Well, I picked the challenge to put my finances in order. Then I invested in cryptocurrency, stocks, through the assistance of my discretionary fund manager

    • @Scott-qwer
      @Scott-qwer 24 วันที่ผ่านมา

      Mrs Nancy Williams Laplace

    • @dagame614
      @dagame614 24 วันที่ผ่านมา

      This is correct, Nancy's strategy has normalized winning trades for me also and it’s a huge milestone for me looking back to how it all started..

    • @-vv3rv
      @-vv3rv 24 วันที่ผ่านมา

      Nancy is considered a key Crypto Strategist with one of the best copy Trading Portfolios and also very active in the cryptocurrency space.

    • @rk0l59hs-6g
      @rk0l59hs-6g 24 วันที่ผ่านมา

      I don't really blame people who panic. Lack of information can be a big hurdle. I've been making more than $21k passively by just investing through an advisor, and I don't have to do much work. Inflation or no inflation, my finances remain secure. So I really don't blame people who panic.

  • @lolife1981
    @lolife1981 22 วันที่ผ่านมา +1

    IM Academy saved my life. Thanks Chris Terry!

  • @Lockdown335
    @Lockdown335 19 วันที่ผ่านมา +2

    Its like we need an international reminder on a monthly basis on what a pyramid scheme is lol sad stuff

  • @TTOS69
    @TTOS69 23 วันที่ผ่านมา +6

    These kids literally get scammed on purpose to get attention on social media. Its obvious with alot of them.

  • @DizPlin
    @DizPlin 23 วันที่ผ่านมา +3

    Do you know how frustrating it is to sell an honest course after all these scam artists?! I've spent almost a year writing what I feel to be something that can actually teach you how to trade under a strict, disciplined manner - only to get 1 sign up in the past 30 odd days. Mainly because people look at it and probably think I'm just like the majority of these other scammers. It's awful man! Depressing as heck! All I want to do is teach others the same way I learnt, and I charge a fraction of what all these "guru's" charge and they prefer to purchase from a fake than someone who is literally trying to help you, for a fraction of the price?! Hopefully people will notice me a bit more down the line. Thanks for shedding light on these kinda people though, it really helps the little guy out there!

    • @wastedaudio4565
      @wastedaudio4565 23 วันที่ผ่านมา +1

      Just looked up your course, looks really good! Watched the free module on your website and purchased your course. Always happy to help out the little guy 😉

  • @AmanRajpoot-pg3lt
    @AmanRajpoot-pg3lt 17 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Revux's commitment to a transparent fee structure is refreshing. No hidden costs - just what the crypto community needs!

  • @kendrickking9945
    @kendrickking9945 21 วันที่ผ่านมา

    @AlwaysMarco went fully in on this for a long time. I cannot believe all his work wasn’t included in this. Wow 😢

  • @Skylyned
    @Skylyned 23 วันที่ผ่านมา +4

    Never heard of this. Is this a black thing?

  • @snooganslestat2030
    @snooganslestat2030 18 วันที่ผ่านมา +1

    If it was illegal we wouldn't do it. Of course, thats why there are zero murders! 🙄

  • @CellarPhantom
    @CellarPhantom 18 วันที่ผ่านมา

    I feel like there are more trader groups than ever right now. "Leaders" that advertise and recruit people to their group using a specific trade site, and that leader real goal is just to recruit as many as possible to use that site. That how they make money. Recruitment. Not by making their followers rich. But they use the "get rich" motivation to trick people into the recruitment. It's all over the place, not only in crypto.

  • @thewaywardgrape3838
    @thewaywardgrape3838 21 วันที่ผ่านมา

    As someone who married into power and wealth: I learned some hard truths from the Husband & Wife that headed the family. I've posted their remarks before and it went over people's head; no wonder people fall for these scams.

    • @Yahshija
      @Yahshija 20 วันที่ผ่านมา

      Do tell?

    @TANBLINGKAN 23 วันที่ผ่านมา +1

    I always 'miss' the part a former member says i did invest 100x and realised, or i got 00x. Always 'miss' that part 😅

  • @Cypher_ngor
    @Cypher_ngor 23 วันที่ผ่านมา

    It's completely understandable, its one thing to be a player in financial markets , but it's another thing to consistently make money out of it.Most of times people who just can't trade tend to venture into other sources of making money within financial markets,it's sad him and his company resorted to make money in that way.

  • @missyd5016
    @missyd5016 22 วันที่ผ่านมา +1

    As they say, "If something seems too good to be true, then it usually is."
    Also, "A fool and their money are soon parted."
    Don't be fooled by these wolves in sheep's clothing.

  • @ek6007
    @ek6007 18 วันที่ผ่านมา

    The founder designed his cap to have the IM Academy logo off to the side, allowing it to show straight above his forehead and have the bill of the cap angled back and to the side. Absolute genius. Sign me up!

  • @moonbeammoonbeam5739
    @moonbeammoonbeam5739 11 วันที่ผ่านมา

    I'm glad I have a sceptic mindset to a point... get rich quick mentality never ends well.

  • @zfsls
    @zfsls 6 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Thank you. Next: The Cult Of Scientology. Yes, again. and again,and again!

  • @user-uw8yn7fi4k
    @user-uw8yn7fi4k 23 วันที่ผ่านมา +1

    Lol man these things NEVER FAIL

  • @hillpunk92
    @hillpunk92 23 วันที่ผ่านมา +2

    i hate greed...

  • @user-oi9bg6fx5t
    @user-oi9bg6fx5t 19 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Young people chasing get rich schemes instead of creating businesses and building something. Find a problem, solve it, work hard, make money. Your 20-40s are the prime hustle years.

  • @Riasat202
    @Riasat202 16 วันที่ผ่านมา +1

    These people don't even understand the basics of investing.

  • @MegamanTheSecond
    @MegamanTheSecond 18 วันที่ผ่านมา

    i remember this scam 6 years ago saw family sign up for it told them its a scam then they lost money 2 months later lol im amazed its still around today

  • @leonardhitz7855
    @leonardhitz7855 22 วันที่ผ่านมา +1

    im not exited, IM blessed