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The elaborate con that tricked dozens into working for a fake design agency

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    MimicSquid
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    I know that life doesn't neatly wrap things up with clear answers, but I still really want to know what all of this effort was for. Was this the start of something real? Improbable, given the...

    I know that life doesn't neatly wrap things up with clear answers, but I still really want to know what all of this effort was for. Was this the start of something real? Improbable, given the foundation of lies. But it may well have worked as an actual business if there were less weird, false underpinnings.

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    1. knocklessmonster
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      Being charitable, it seemed like he was trying to hustle up front to build a company and sold a bunch of people on it. Sort of a "fake it til you make it" scenario. Perhaps if it was just him it...

      Being charitable, it seemed like he was trying to hustle up front to build a company and sold a bunch of people on it. Sort of a "fake it til you make it" scenario. Perhaps if it was just him it wouldn't have been so bad.

      The problem is Ali was the only one who could fake it, everybody else had bills to pay.

      I can't see what his con was as he didn't seem to have any money to pay people with, forget creating personal income.

      3 votes
    2. asteroid
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      I totally agree. What was the actual goal of this?!

      I totally agree.
      What was the actual goal of this?!