Posts Tagged ‘e-gold’
Forex brokers that accept Liberty Reserve
Friday, October 24th, 2008

So much has happened to e-gold and e-bullion since I blogged about Forex trading platforms that accept e-gold or e-bullion. Both digital gold currencies have since experienced a sharp decline in popularity with e-bullion being completed "dead". It is only natural that I provide a new list of online forex trading platforms that accept deposits made into their platform via Liberty Reserve especially since Liberty Reserve is poised to be the new ...  [Read more]

Wednesday, August 6th, 2008

Another digital gold currency seems to be going down for good. The eurrency community was shocked about the reported death of one of the e-bullion co-founders just last week but things seem to be taking a worse turn entirely. A paragraph on Wikipedia summarizes the trouble: 2008 Murder of E-Bullion principal and Federal Felony charges On Monday July 28, 2008 Jim Fayed's estranged wife Pamela Fayed was stabbed to death in a parking structure at ...  [Read more]

How e-gold was brought down
Tuesday, August 5th, 2008

I had noticed that the GDCA (Global Digital Currency Association) website has been inaccessible for several weeks now. I was searching for blog posts about GDCA that might give me an insight into why it is down when  I came across a blog post by Pelle Braendgaard, titled: "How the Man finally brought e-gold down". A lot has happened since I blogged about e-gold's privacy feature its nemesis? The height was Douglas Jackson's blog post about ...  [Read more]

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2008

Following the demise of OMNIPAY, CashCards.net is the new primary dealer for e-gold payment system. The following is an excerpt of a publication earlier this month, announcing the new move by e-gold: Since 2006, OmniPay the original primary dealer for e-gold, has been out of business. With the loss of OmniPay, e-gold® independent agent exchange rates have risen from 2-3% all the way up to 25% in some cases. The 'exchange rate' is the fee an ...  [Read more]

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2008

I thought I should highlight the fact that Norum Yobo, brother of Nigerian football star Joseph Yobo has been released by his kidnappers who had hitherto demanded for a $10,000 ransom to be paid via e-gold. According to Goal.com: Yobo's Brother Set Free By Kidnappers Joseph Yobo's brother Norum has been released, Everton have confirmed on their official website. Norum was kidnapped in Port Harcourt, Nigeria, on July 6th, but is now at home with ...  [Read more]

Monday, July 14th, 2008

At the risk of sounding controversial, I am making public a view I have long held before now: e-gold has a magnet for attracting criminals. I would proceed to explain. e-gold's anonymity feature, which e-gold Ltd sees as one of its most important features is indeed a dream come true for all sorts of criminal-minded entities: money launderers, credit card fraudsters, hackers, ATM stealing schemes, child porn gangs, fraudulent HYIP websites, and ...  [Read more]

Friday, May 2nd, 2008

Once upon a time, e-gold was the undisputed leader among digital gold currencies and still is, but is fast loosing the leadership to its haphazard account blocking exercise, proxy blocking as well as a reversal of its anonymity clause. Although e-gold retains the right to adjust its policies and terms of services, the changes are exactly what many find unacceptable and thus stay away from e-gold. I have also considered e-gold quite risky and ...  [Read more]

Sunday, April 13th, 2008

With gratitude to God Almighty for a life well-spent(?), we regret to announce the sudden death of our beloved(?) leading Nigerian e-gold exchanger, GoldKobo.com, whose sudden death occurred on the 3rd of April 2008 due to an unannounced blocking of their e-gold account by e-gold Ltd as well as a constantly recurring shades of fraud by customers. No kidding. GoldKobo has closed shop! From their website: www.goldkobo.com PUBLIC NOTICE April ...  [Read more]

Thursday, April 3rd, 2008

In the first part of this blog post, I discussed Making Money Online: Getting paid by cheque and explained why you should avoid getting paid by cheque where and when possible. In this blog post, I will be highlighting another means of getting paid online: Paypal. There are several forms of e-currencies. There are digital gold currencies like e-gold, e-bullion, pecunix, c-gold, Liberty Reserve, GoldMoney etc. There are also many others not ...  [Read more]

Tuesday, March 18th, 2008

Nathan Vardi, writing for Forbes.com, discusses means by which one could move money anonymously. Digital currencies, particularly e-gold, was mentioned as one of the means: cash is king  4. Digital currency. According to the Justice Department, between 1999 and 2005 child pornographers, hackers and identity thieves made use of E-gold, an online payment system in the Caribbean. Users provide an e-mail address to E-gold, then go to a currency ...  [Read more]