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A professional scam artist who has made more than $100,000 from his victims has revealed how he makes his money. <br>Andrew, 18, who is originally from Ukraine, was invited onto a video podcast to openly discuss his crimes on camera behind a face-blurring filter.<br>The teenager has been living in Toronto for a year, and currently works in a restaur                                                                      Share this article                  Share                  15 shares                                  Since then, he estimates he has scammed $100,000 from victims through online schemes in order 'to survive'.<br>His other main scam is in the betting world.<br>Targeting Russians, he places adverts on Russian sites directing them to a betting site run by his friends.  <br>There, the people bet on simple things - such as whether a crypto-currency will go up or down. <br>To make their prediction, they will be looking at a graph of the current crypto rate - but these graphs are sometimes be fabricated. <br>      (image:  )    Comedian Jordan Power has been presenting the Unmentionable podcast since November 2020 and has now done more than 100 episodes<br>He said: 'It is gambling. You just bring the clients to the website. They lose their money there and you get 50%.<br>'They win about 40% of the time so they keep coming back. It's easy to lose, easy to win.<br>'If they lose I get about 50%, so if they lose US$1,000 dollars, I get $500.<br>'If you bring a lot of customers, it goes up so you can get 75 per cent of the loss.'<br>Andrew admits that most of this hefty sum was made in the past two years and suggested that global recessions have made his work easier.<br>'Sometimes I feel bad but often I do not,' he told Jordan, also from Toronto. 'I do what I do to survive.<br>'When I started, I was surprised at how easy it is to scam.<br>'These people wanted to be scammed.<br>'Online scamming will get a lot bigger with a recession.'<br>Andrew also said that he now mainly targets people in Russia from his bedroom in Canada and claims to have friends who also participate in scamming.<br>One friend, he said, sells predictions in sport. <br>He said: 'This was for tennis, soccer, any kind of sport.<br>'He would sell predictions and if they won he would get 50% from the customer. And he gets the loyalty from the customer.'<br>Andrew claims to often target young men in low income jobs, telling Jordan that he came to Canada before the war in Ukraine began in February this year.<br>His mother, father and younger brother have been significantly affected by the war, which saw his dad initially lose his job and they could not leave the country.<br>Jordan asked Andrew if he was worried about any 'backlash' from his actions.<br>      (image:  )    Andrew the scammer (not pictured) appeared on the Unmentionable podcast with host Jordan Power (right) and his producer (left) <br>Andrew said: 'I do not believe in karma.<br>'I've never had any problems with them (the government), so I'm not worried about that.<br>'And right now I'm living in Canada, and I'm scamming people in Russia, so how could it affect me?<br>'I'm not hiding at all, I have an open instagram.<br>'Of course they DM (direct message) me but I just block them (the victims). I don't feel guilty at all.'<br>The appearance on the show has shed light on what a scam can look like and serves as a warning to others.<br>At one point, Jordan asked him: 'How would you get me to go to the (online) casino?'<br>And Andrew said: 'There are a lot of different phrases that we use to grab the people's attention, all the stuff about the easy money, no work, do your own business, follow the trends, don't lose your opportunities.'<br>Later in the interview, the fraudster reveals to Jordan that although scamming is 'exciting', he doesn't feel 'proud' doing it.<br>He said would like to start up his own online 'legal business' and is currently working in a restaurant, and also helping Ukranians get Visas into Canada.  <br>                                data-track-module="am-external-links^external-links">  Read more:                      DM.later('bundle', function()        DM.has('external-source-links', 'externalLinkTracker');    );  Look at my homepage - slot gacor gampang menang ( ) Send private email
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