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PowerPro / WattPro / Electricity saver scams

It appears that the PowerPro scammer are hitting social media and advertising platforms with this scam device. This is a scam review to try and make it look a legitimate product:

https://ipsnews.net/business/2020/09/02/powerpro-energy-electricity-saver-reviews-is-it-a-scam-or-a-legit-find-out/

and a news article from the UK

These devices have been around for many years and don’t work.

Scammers are also getting cleverer as they are now also posting reviews on platforms like Youtube (like this) and their own review websites to make the products look legitimate when one does a search to see if they work. Once these sham reviews and advertisements are removed, they quickly pop up again.

Don’t fall for this as you will lose your money.

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Thanks for the warning. Hope you reported the YourTube. (For additional/supporting info you can put in the BBC News link.)

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Has been done, but Youtube seems to be unable to stop it being reloaded as soon as it is removed. It would be good if they had a video scanner which could automatically detect past videos which had been removed and then have them deleted. This would annoy the scammers as they would have to create a new unique video each time they wish to upload rather than just reloading the same thing over and over again.

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I just spotted an ad for this “incredible electricity saving device”.

I also found these article regarding such nonsense.

https://sound-au.com/lamps/power-savers.html

I loved this part.

" It’s called Watt Pro Saver and its tech was originally created by no other than the legendary Serbian-American inventor, electrical engineer, mechanical engineer, and futurist, Nikola Tesla. Initially it was concealed from the general public because it offered average families the opportunity to save on their monthly energy costs."

It appears that snake oil is just as versatile as plastic but even more dangerous.

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It looks remarkably similar to the PowerPro. It is possible that the name has been changed to try to be in front on online reviews about this sham product. As they say ‘the tiger cannot change its stripes’.

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Only that the webpage you linked to has no fewer than 4 Bitcoin Scam ads on it.

I have not found any for days.

It is amazing how these scam ads automatically update to the current date.

PS. When I reopened it, there were only 2 Bitcoin Scam ads and 2 “Smart Watch” scam ads.

Nothing like a bit of variety.

It appears that these grubs have hacked the http://www.ipsnews.net/ website by adding "business: to it which results in the scam ads appearing.

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