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There's nothing to learn. You just need access to IP addresses
Posted By: Bob E. In Response To: Re: The problem with fools is that they don't realize admins can see your IP addy (Jim G)
Date: Saturday, December 15, 2007, at 9:59 a.m.(pst)
In Response To: Re: The problem with fools is that they don't realize admins can see your IP addy (Jim G)
>>how does one learn that someone is being
>> so underhanded in their posting?
It's not something you "learn". It's all about having access to information (in this case, IP addresses) which allowed Mel to confirm that these 3 posts are lies originating from the same IP address (same person/computer), yet claiming to be 3 different people by using 3 totally different names. As Mel stated, mods can view the IP address of each post.
Had this liar (who is most likely the owner of CCI) been smart enough to do things correctly (I won't go into that publicly since that would just give these a$$*holes ideas on how to cover themselves up in the future), he/she could have covered himself/herself up and all we would have to go on is instinct/guesses (since their claims are just outrageous and nonsensical & also noticing how the poster never seems to come back to answer questions others ask in reply to their claims). But we would never be able to prove anything for sure.
But since Mel checked the IP's of these 3 posts and confirmed they are the same IP address (and therefore 99.99999% chance they are the same person), they are now, if effect, BUSTED!!!!!!!!
FYI, the three posts made by the CCI liar are as follows...
Helen T. (claiming to being sued by CCI over a chargeback just to scare people out of disputing credit card charges made by CCI)
JMacary (claiming to being sued by CCI over a chargeback just to scare people out of disputing credit card charges made by CCI)
Rick Santos (claiming to have made over $1600 as a result of using CCI's program)
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