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  • While scamming in Jamaica brings in hundreds of millions of dollars a year, scamming in Israel is reported to bring in billions.

  • I want to know how it works.

  • What's happening?

  • You can see him?

  • Okay, everyone ready?

  • He's driving up, guys.

  • So I arranged to meet with a man who was described to me as a big player in the scamming industry.

  • I'm told he's made a fortune running various investment companies, all of which specialized in financial fraud.

  • I was also told to be very careful.

  • Hi.

  • Hello.

  • - Thank you so much for meeting us. I am Mariana. - Moshiko.

  • - Do you have a phone? - I do.

  • I'd like to have it.

  • Okay.

  • - I don't want to be tracked. - So you're gonna turn it off?

  • Just give it to me. I'll take care of it.

  • Ok.

  • I've interviewed hundreds of people through the years.

  • Moshiko is the first to ever take away my phone.

  • I asked him to give me the scammer store of Tel Aviv.

  • We're in the Ramet Gan.

  • It's an area known as the Diamond District.

  • Buildings like this and all these skyscrapers you see, they have hundreds and hundreds of people that go to work each day, selling fake investments to people around the world.

  • - In a lot of these buildings that look completely legitimate, there's actually all this... - Many of the companies there are just fake scams with a name that makes them real.

  • No one knows what's going on behind closed doors.

  • Is it an open secret? You seem to know and people in Tel Aviv and Israel? No?

  • No, they don't want to attract attention.

  • They don't want reporters calling them.

  • It's a massive, massive fraud.

  • They wanna be under the radar.

  • How many of these companies fraudulent, scamming companies do you think there are ?

  • Israel?

  • Yeah.

  • Five to ten thousand.

  • No way!

  • One hundred percent.

  • Holy...

  • While the lottery scam in Jamaica is the go-to con, in Israel, it's all about the investment scam.

  • The depth of this fraud was first uncovered by Simona Weinglass, an investigative journalist who was tipped off by a source working at a scam investment company.

  • He told me that there wasn't just one company like this, but there were hundreds and they were stealing billions of dollars.

  • It sounded crazy and it turned out to be true.

  • Just like in Jamaica, Simona says the investment scams in Israel often start with call centers and leave lists.

  • Employees of these seemingly legitimate companies cold call potential clients and get them to invest in an exciting trading opportunities.

  • You start to trade, you'll see your account going up and up.

  • The retention agent will keep talking to you and getting you to put more and more money in, and then eventually, when a sense that you're not going to put any more money in, they just disappear with the money.

While scamming in Jamaica brings in hundreds of millions of dollars a year, scamming in Israel is reported to bring in billions.

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    林宜悉 posted on 2022/09/30
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