Crypto Cloud Mining Platform
Is Cardone Fake or Real?
Why is Cardone Fake?
Cardone.cc is a website that claims to generate profits for investors through cryptocurrency cloud mining. This is simply not how crypto cloud mining works and the fact that Cardone promises returns as ridiculously high as 1% to 3% per day makes it quite obvious that it is a fraudulent investment scheme.
Cardone also has a two-tier 10%-5% affiliate commission scheme which means that investors get additional returns if their referrals make deposits on the site. This hints that Cardone may be a pyramid scheme if not an outright scam.
A domain name lookup of the website shows that it was registered on 31st May 2022. The registrant’s details such as name, location and contact details have not been provided. Therefore, it is an extremely new website that is being operated anonymously.
Cardone’s website is quite poorly made even though it has a modern design. Important pages such as the Terms & Conditions are missing and there are no pages except the home page.
Upon further research, I found that the entire website’s content has been copied. There are at least 8 other websites using the same text, all of which may be scams. The list of sites is given at the end of the article.
In order to appear like a genuine business, Cardone provides some statistics such as the numbers of registered users and days active. The numbers simply don’t make sense as Cardone claims that it gains roughly 6,000 investors a day. This is hard to believe and almost certainly fake.
Additionally, Cardone’s website contains some testimonials supposedly written by happy clients. Cardone claims that it has almost 2,500 reviews with a 4,8/5 rating even though there is no evidence of this on sites such as Trustpilot and ScamAdviser.
The most concerning part is that there is no company or contact information given anywhere on the website. The only way to contact Cardone is via a form as no phone number or address has been provided. Cardone does not have a social media presence either.
There is a Telegram icon given on the website but it does not work.
I found a few reviews for Cardone online on Trustpilot and they are highly negative. Reviewers have written outright that Cardone is nothing but a scam. If you want to share your review of Cardone, you can do so in the comments below or on my social media pages.
It seems evident that Cardone and the 8 similar websites are likely to be scams. There are numerous signs suggesting that Cardone is run by scammers and is not a genuine crypto cloud mining platform. There is very little information present on the website and all of it is copied. The same content can be found on at least 8 other websites, all of which are likely to be scams.
Cardone is promising unrealistically high profits such as 3% per day. They also have a two-tier ‘affiliate commission’ program which is a common feature of illegal investment schemes. The site contains fake reviews and statistics including the number of investors and payouts given.
Cardone has no social media presence and there is no contact information given on the website. There are no details provided about the company running the website either. There are a few reviews available online and all of them are negative. The reviewers have alleged that Cardone is a scam as they did not receive any returns on their deposits.
It is advisable to avoid paying Cardone and the 8 similar sites for crypto cloud mining services as there are no reasons to believe that they are genuine businesses. As a general rule, never send crypto to strangers as it cannot be recovered.
Remember: If something seems too good to be true, it probably is.
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If you have been a victim of an investment scam, you can take the following steps:
- File a complaint with the payment portal. However, investment scammers mostly use methods such as Bitcoin, Western Union, MoneyGram and other untraceable methods which make refunds impossible.
- File a formal police complaint with the Cybercrime department.
- Leave a negative review on review portals such as Scamadviser and TrustPilot.
- Report the website to Google using the Suspicious Site Reporter extension for Chrome
- Give a low rating to the website on Web of Trust. You can also install their extension for the same.
- If the company has a listing on Google My Business or Google Maps, file a complaint using the Business Redressal Complaint Form. Also, leave a negative review explaining what kind of experience you had.
- Report the scam site to web filtering companies.
List of websites using the same content as Cardone
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