From: RealInvestments Daily TipAt the moment there is only one subject and body text, but this will no doubt change as the spam evolves. A quick analysis of RNBI shows a company with no significant assets or income and no news or press releases indicating anything going on. The stock was aggressively pumped last month, but this latest round is using illegal spamming to try to promote the stock.
Subject: Are you a go getter?
Hope all is well with you and the family. I know you reached out to me last month looking for a good investment amid this crazy market. I must tell you it has been very hard to find something solid. Theres very few hidden gems out there and I honestly didnt even think I would be able to find something. That being said the best Ive been able to find is RNBI and when I say best, it really seems to be a god send. I told a few of my other clients about it last month as it seemed pretty cheap and it has gone up by more than 50% since. Im giving you a heads up on RNBI because I spoke with a few of my colleagues and they agree that it will hit a dollar some time in the coming weeks. Dont tell anyone you hear this from me please we're suppose to keep it on the down low. The company operates in the legalhemp industry, apparently the sector has been going nuts since colorado and washington made the stuff legal and apparently RNBI is going to announce some big news soon. Not sure what it is but my source is usually pretty spot on.
Take care and let me know if you need anything else. Ill keep you posted if I have some more news.
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There are some anomalies with this stock. Despite having virtually no income or assets, the market capitalisation is still $52m which seems a lot. The stock chart shows that the price collapsed from a high of $0.59 late last year to $0.06 and then $0.09 before aggressive pumping took it up to about $0.20 or so, shifting around 34 million shares (or about $7m worth of stock). Before the pumping, the daily trade level was basically zero.
UPDATE 1. there is now a second wave of spam pretending to be from InvestorsHub which contains some junk text and an image with an MD5 of 0D179335984C7286F170C8354B69D4BF:
Date: 20 June 2014 16:34
Subject: Daily Stocks Tips
UPDATE 2. A third wave of image-based spam is on the way with a different embedded image.
From: InvestorsHub News
Date: 20 June 2014 19:19
Subject: This stock will go nuts today
UPDATE 3. Yet another image-based spam pumping RNBI is in circulation.
From: Investors Hub Newsdesk
Date: 21 June 2014 07:11
Subject: IHUB Newsdesk - This is the next big stock play
UPDATE 4. Two more versions of the pump-and-dump spam. The first version is surprisingly aggressive:
From: ScottradeSecond version:
Date: 21 June 2014 19:58
Subject: Invest today. Cash Out next month
I was very furious when I listened to your voicemail last night.
You know, I did tell you about R N B I last month but you’re the one who was not interested in buying at the time. It was trading for just 10 or 15 cents if I remember correctly. You cannot now blame me by saying I didn’t tell you.
Anyway bullshit aside if you are still angry about missing the first wave I’m telling you its not too late but you need to listen to me now and buy as many s.h.a.r.es of R N B I as you can on Monday morning before they get too expensive and if you don’t it’s your own fault I don’t want you calling me again and leaving me another nasty voicemail.
I spoke with my analyst buddy who is working on this specific stock-analysis and he told me we should expect to see shares hit past a dollar within the next 30 days. Do what you must.
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UPDATE 6. This new version of the spam comes with a .VCF attachment which will install a contact into your address book:
From: Money RunnersAttached is a file name2.vcf which contains the following data:
Date: 23 June 2014 15:59
Subject: The Money Runners Group: More Gains This Week - Stay Tuned!
Hi [redacted], my name is Denise Stewart and i'm your new stocks adviser.
Check my vCard in attachement
BEGIN:VCARDA file like this is a contact card and webmail applications such as Gmail or email clients such as Outlook can add it as a contact.
ADR:;;0659 LEE Tim Road;Denver;CO;80304;USA
ORG:Rainbow International, Corp. (RNBI)
NOTE:By the entrance ways at each end of the coach was a toilet.
Yahoo! Finance, which shows the bump in stock prices due to the pump-and-dump run.
Ummm... well, it's an interesting approach but if people are daft enough to fall for this sort of spam then it might be a bit too subtle for them.
UPDATE 7. Two new variants. The first one combines some of the elements seen earlier:
From: Tonia Maynard
Date: 23 June 2014 18:39
Subject: We've Just Come Across Something Huge!
The next one has new elements in it:
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Date: 23 June 2014 16:59
Subject: Today's Top Trending Stocks
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UPDATE 9. After a brief pause, there's another format of spam. (Incidentally the pause in spam caused the stock price to drop 22%!)
Date: 24 June 2014 21:53
Subject: If you get in now you could triple fast
We've been trying to bring something with substance to you for some time now and we've finally found it. R.N.B.I is a stock that will make your portfolio shine again and give us the reputation as strong analysts. It is currently trading for 20 cents. If you can buy some shares at the current pricing you will be in for a hell of a ride as we are predicting that we will see R,N,B,I go to a dollar by mid july. This company is a very special one as it operates in the legal marijuana sector in Colorado. As you've probably heard, that sector is totally on fire at the moment and you would be a fool to think that marijuana is not getting legalized nationwide in the coming short while. Can you imagine what this will do to the price of R_N_B_I? The company is already having a hard time supplying enough cannabis to its customers as it is with just Colorado and Washington allowing legal sales. Imagine when the whole country begins asking for some. At 20 cents R-N-B-I is an absolute steal and I would load up as much as I can.
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Date: 25 June 2014 10:33
Subject: BREAKING NEWS: Huge Winner Today! New Alert Inside
Once in a while there comes an opportunity that is too good to pass.
This time has come again. R*N*B*I is a diamond in the rough and this undervalued company is about to make us all very wealthy.
Our peers will look up to us and say "wow he's smart".
That's because if we can buy R*N*B*I for about 20 cents today we will likely get 5x our investment as analysts are predicting it will reach a dollar in the coming weeks.
TThere's also a bit of history behind this.
Just a few weeks ago the company was at 35 cents!
It has taken one step back and is getting ready to make 5 steps forward and we are lucky to be able to buy shares for as cheap as 20 cents right now.
It's not every day that a legal cannabis company can be bought for so cheap.
If we look at the historical chart and analysts' recommendations this looks like the perfect buy right now and I would get as many shares as I can at the current prices.
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UPDATE 11. A variation of the previous spam, this time purporting to be from "MovingPennies".
Date: 25 June 2014 14:15
Subject: BREAKING NEWS: All Eyes On (R N B I)
There's been a lot of speculation about where the market is going.
Truth be told no one really knows but it seems like we can expect to see things continue going up a bit.
That being said more companies these days are really overpriced.
Would you get in google at the current share price? Or apple? Or coca cola? they all seem to expensive at the moment.
Instead I've been searching for an answer... R*N-B*I is a stock that is currently very undervalued and its 2-month chart tells a story.
Just weeks ago it was at 35 cents. Now we can pick it up for right around 20 cents and analysts are expecting it to reach a dollar in the coming weeks.
If that's not a good deal I don't know what is. The company operates in the legal cannabis industry.
They're set up in Colorado and there is a lot of action happening there right now as you know.
Colorado and Washington both legalized cannabis recently and the amount of money being made in the industry right this moment is mind boggling.
If I were you I'd buy as many shares of R-N*B-I as possible at these cheap prices.
UPDATE 12. The spam has evolved again, now pretending to be from MomentumOTC:
Date: 26 June 2014 09:37
Subject: This company will make us big bucks
In recent days R^N^B^I has become very cheap to invest in.
Shares are now trading for right around 15 cents and it looks like it is about to soar again.
Two weeks ago it was trading as high as 35 cents, so you can imagine how much of a bargain it is at the current levels.
For a company that operates in the legal canabis industry we are very lucky to get shares at 15 cents.
Analysts are recommending to buy-it-now.
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Date: 26 June 2014 14:12
Subject: The top legal canabis company is here
Everyone is jumping on shares of R:N:B:I at 15cents right now.
They have never been so cheap in the past. Imagine if you wanted to grab it two weeks ago it would've cost you 35 cents.
Analysts are saying that the company is about to soar again and that they recommend buying as much as possible in the 15 to 20cent range.
R:N:B:I is one of the few companies on the market that is involved in the legal canabis sector.
Grab shares now!
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UPDATE 14. Despite all this activity, the stock price is tanking hitting a low of $0.10 which is about half what they were going for when the spam started. That's still about ten cents more than this company is worth in my opinion. This new spam pretends to be from "ClayTrader".
Date: 26 June 2014 19:12
Subject: Watch this one double quickly
First target: $.19
Second Target $.25
Sell on the way up at your target prices
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