I Got Scammed By A VC (Almost)

HOW IT STARTED

On June 18 2021, we got a missed call on or Business WhatsApp from a UK Number; we use that number only for customer service.

MEETING IN BARCELONA

I flew to Barcelona to meet them. All was arranged, no cancellations, and yes, I met the people in person.

LET’S PLAY A LITTLE BIT

Meanwhile, I researched and came across a US government website on Advance Fee Fraud. It seems I was not alone. It happens more than we think.

CONCLUSION

When discussing investment deals, never, yes never, pay a management fee or any other fee upfront.

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Frederik Van Lierde

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