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When Does A Failed Business Venture Become A Scam?

Discussion in 'General Elio Discussion' started by bighammer, Feb 11, 2019.

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  1. bighammer

    bighammer Elio Addict

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    As far as I can tell, there is still no production date, but they are still taking deposits? WTF?
     
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    Elio’s business model has always been to fund a portion of product development costs by using customer deposits.
     
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    When a person posts on a forum with such an objective thread title...
     
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    A failed business does not make any company a scam. A scam is a deliberate (illegal) method of getting money with the intent to defraud.
    Honest businesses fail all the time with no intention of scamming. Unless there is proof that could be brought to a court, and the judge is convinced of guilt, nobody is a scammer. They must be found guilty first. Calling someone a scammer could be considered slander. Saying a company may be involved in a scam may also be considered slander. Watch what and how you say it.
     
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    “Calling someone a scammer could be considered slander. Saying a company may be involved in a scam may also be considered slander.”

    As it should be....
     
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    the original question asked in the opening post has been answered .... thread closed
     
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