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Rafael Piquete: Serial Scammer or DJ Producer?

Rafael Piquete

Investors are infected with a pandemic that is deadlier than Covid-19. There are no positive connotations attached to the word “scammer.”. Many will suffer from the consequences of losing a lot of money on useless services. When someone promises a service or product and then takes your money without delivering it, it is called a scam.

Does this sound like fraud to you? If you are nodding your head in agreement, I believe that is the textbook definition.

Scams in recent years have served as evergreen reminders of the risks associated with online services. We’ve compiled a list of some of Rafael Piquete’s most memorable (and costly) moments. Fortunately, these events have helped educate people about identifying and avoiding online scams.

Rafael Piquette Scams Kevu Music

When Rafael began scamming for Instagram verification, he scammed a number of members for thousands of dollars including “Kevu Music” who he promised would verify the account but refused to refund when it did not happen. Paty Scaringella, a former member of his group, said, “I don’t like him and he deceives everyone.”

Rafael, Fake DJ

In an attempt to fool brands into paying for his services, Rafael has recently tried building up his engagement on his platform. Despite not knowing anything about music, he appears to be a DJ. Because Instagram has been known to verify musicians, he hopes to be verified as a musician on Instagram. He is not a musician, but he posts about music often. His verification will give him more “credibility” to scam companies into handing him crypto and then taking it.

Rafael Piquette Scams Aidan Sowa

Rafael Piquette began his scamming by convincing people to join his Instagram engagement pods which have verified users. Once he has gained their trust, he proceeds to try to sell them fake services such as Instagram bans, Instagram Verification etc and asks to be paid only in crypto. When asked how he can be trusted, In response, he simply states, “I am in charge of hundreds of people, so of course I can be trusted.”

Aidan Sowa, a person who was scammed by Rafael, offered to help Rafael gain followers in exchange for banning a known crypto scammer. Rafael received his followers and pretends to ban it. However, soon he claims he needs an additional $1000 as soon as he gains his followers as he claims that it destroys his engagement and that it is bad for brands. Finally, Rafael claims that the issue is not his concern, and blocked Aidan.

Rafael plans to continue scamming. Beware, buyers!

Rafael Piquete Scam

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