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I came across this question by chance How do I recover from a cryptocurrency scam?. It is the first question of this account and it directly accepted an answer by another fresh account. The accepted answer has only 2 upvotes at the moment unlike the second one which has 31. The accepted answer is also the only one which mentions a way to get the money of the OP back. All other answers say the money is lost.

The mentioned company to recover the money has a nice website with no real content, no google reputation besides their own Facebook page, their domain is indexed since just 3 months, their Facebook page is from august this year and has also no noteworthy content beside stock photos.

So it looks like a scam to me. Also is there a feature to directly report questions as spam/scam?

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    By clicking that little "flag" link below the question. But requires you to be a member of that community, and have the required reputation (which is like "5" for "flagging?!) – GhostCat says Reinstate Monica Nov 28 at 9:58
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    That company's website contains an interesting philosophy: "Our Philosophy Nemo enim ipsam voluptatem quia voluptas sit aspernatur aut odit aut fugit, sed quia con- sequuntur magni dolores" That's a lorem ipsum... On "the number 1 go to service center to recover lost funds". To quote a famous admiral: "It's a trap!" – Cerbrus Nov 28 at 10:12
  • Derp, corrected that. – Cerbrus Nov 28 at 10:15
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    I was initially suspicious, but clearly only a really high-class company would have their philosophical statement in Latin. – Kyralessa Nov 28 at 11:10
  • @Kyralessa: caveat emptor. – James Reinstate Monica Polk Nov 29 at 1:23
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Also is there a feature to directly report questions as spam/scam?

Yes, you can cast a custom moderator flag to draw their attention to this (admittedly rather peculiar) situation. They might be able to infer some connection between these users. You'll need 15 reputation to do so, though, so I've cast the flag for you now. I have also cast a flag here on a similar looking post.

Another reason for you to gain a little bit more reputation on Stack Overflow (or another site in the network; with a little luck this very question may already earn you enough reputation) so that you qualify for the association bonus. This will enable you to act on strange situations across the entire network.

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    "gain a little bit more" ... can be quite hard. Unless you put up a really nice thing here on MSE, or maybe SO ... it takes time to get to 200. – GhostCat says Reinstate Monica Nov 28 at 10:07
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    @GhostCatsaysReinstateMonica Ask a question about recent proliferation and you'll get 20 upvotes in a few hours :) – iBug says Reinstate Monica Nov 28 at 11:31
  • Kaboom! OP got the bonus now. ;) – Shadow The Princess Wizard Nov 28 at 12:13
  • @ShadowThePrincessWizard Sure, that is why excluded MSE ;-) ... when you "work" on one small community, the road to 200 rep might be rather lengthy. – GhostCat says Reinstate Monica Nov 28 at 12:18

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