What do you get when you combine social engineering, email, crime, finance, and the money stream flowing through big tech? Evaldas Rimašauskas comes to mind. He combined all these to make his big move. A whale of a move.
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Darknet Diaries is created by Jack Rhysider.
Editing by Damienne. Assembled by Tristan Ledger.
Episode artwork by odibagas.
Mixing by Proximity Sound.
Recording equipment used this episode was the Shure SM7B, Zoom Podtrak P4, Sony MDR7506, in the Hindenburg editor.
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JACK: Hey, it’s Jack, host of the show. I’m a little under the weather this week, so this will be a short episode. I don’t want to leave you hanging, but I also don’t have it in me to deliver an hour’s worth of stories for you. So, I’m sorry, but I hope you like the episode anyway. Warren Buffet has been one of the top ten richest people in the world for quite a while now. He got rich mostly from investing, and his main strategy is to invest in wonderful companies at a fair price. One day, Jeff Bezos asked him well, your investment thesis is so simple; why doesn’t everyone just copy you? Warren Buffet said because nobody wants to get rich slow. If you look around the internet, you will see loads of get-rich-quick schemes, people claiming to make over $500,000 a year, and if you buy their training course, you too can learn the secrets of their success. There’s so many others, but this story is about a guy who had a brilliant get-rich-quick scheme that actually worked.