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Showing posts with label Bob Gatchel. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Bob Gatchel. Show all posts

Sunday, 11 July 2010

Dear Robert Allen and Bob Gatchel.. please shove it where the sun don't shine.

I guess it was naive of me to think that I wouldn't see any more Bob Gatchel spam, but this great big steaming turd of a spam ended up in my inbox promotion some other crap.

From: robertallen1 robertallen1@ewiadvisor.com
Reply-to: jan@multiplestreamsofincome.com
Date: 25 June 2010 04:21
subject    [Redacted], Your Mining Gold with Ebay CD At Absolutely No Cost From Robert Allen
 Hi [Redacted],

Robert Allen here with some AWESOME news!  I’m very excited to tell you that my good friend, mentor and online marketing expert - Bob Gatchel - just completed a brand-new program that could show you how to explode your income! 
Do you remember me telling you how I made $94,000 in 24 hours, sitting at home on my computer?  Well … it was Bob Gatchel who made that possible!  He’s a genius when it comes to making money on the Internet. 
No I don't.. I remember someone telling me that they were watching 2Girls1Cup when their mom walked in. Was that you?

Well, Bob has done it again! 
Whatever happened to Britney Spears?

This time he’s revealing how anyone can make $300 to $3,000 a month “mining for gold” on eBay. Ebay?  Yes, Ebay!   You see … due to the recent financial crisis & this “new economy” - Ebay online auctions are in SUPER demand!  This massive demand has created a virtual “online gold rush” … and fortunes are being made because of it!   Bob reveals exactly how anyone can capitalize on this MASSIVE trend right now … even if you never participated on Ebay before!
Wow.. Bob has discovered what people have been doing on eBay for years. Buying stuff that's underpriced and reselling it for a profit! It's not as if you can just Google for ebay tips.. oh wait, maybe you can.

And here is the best part – he’s literally GIVING away this information to anyone who wants it!

That’s right; he’s going to send you the “Mining Gold with eBay” Audio program absolutely free.  I’m talking NO cost, not even shipping and handling. 
So it's a free lunch, is it?

Simply call 1-888-876-1988 and you’ll be connected with my staff that will confirm your address and rush out a copy of this audio to your door.  It’s that easy.

No thanks.

Here are a few things you can expect to learn from this amazing audio program:

• Expert secrets to making a Fortune on eBay
• How to research and analyze your competition to increase profits
• How to create a massive bidding frenzy, every time
• The art of sniping…to get what you want at the price you need
• Perfect your auction timing to maximize earnings
• How to create raving eBay fans and get 100% positive feedback
• A secret technique all sellers must know that can literally make you thousands
• And much, much more
What about "there's no such thing as a free lunch"?
So, if you’d like harness the power of eBay to add another stream of income to your life, just wait until you learn all of these incredible, cutting edge techniques!  And, the best part is that you can do this without spending ANY money upfront.
Wait... what do you mean about "without spending any money upfront"? That's not quite the same as "free" is it? That kind of implies that you send it to me for free and I have to pay for it later.
Again, all you have to do is call 1-888-876-1988 and tell my staff where you want me to send this incredible audio training program.   Don’t miss out … you’ll kick yourself if you don’t take advantage of this offer!
Dear Robert and staff: please take your incredible audio training program and send it up your arse.

To Your Massive Success!

Robert G. Allen

Please not that product prices and availability are limited time offers and are subject to change.  We respect your privacy.  To remove yourself from this mailing list, click http://www.ewimail.com/unsubscribe.aspx or reply to this message with “unsubscribe” as the subject line or write us at Enlightened Wealth Institute, LC, 5072 N 300 W Provo, UT 84604
Well, at least you managed to include valid unsubscribe details rather than the last Bob Gatchel crap you sent. But you know, I don't think that I'm going to confirm my email address by clicking your so-called "unsubscribe" link.

Incidentally, in the US the BBB rates this lot with a miserable D+ rating  on a scale of A to F. Hardly inspires confidence, does it?

Saturday, 13 February 2010

I'm Bob Gatchel, and I'm a spammer

OK, spam isn't exactly uncommon, and get-rich-quick MLM schemes are a bit like the dog shit that you sometimes tread on while out walking. This particular piece of spam caught my eye:

Subject: [redacted], your just released 5 Ways to Make a Fast $5,000 CD at absolutely no cost from Bob
From: "EWI" <robertallen4@ewiadvisory.com>
Date: Fri, February 12, 2010 12:43 am

Dear [redacted],

Hi, I'm Bob Gatchel and recently you visited one of my websites where you requested more information about starting your own internet based home business ... that's GREAT! And because you did this, I have a very special free gift for you -
with no strings attached!

Look ...because you took the time to learn more about this industry, I want to give you my brand new Ebook and TeleSeminar that will show you how to pick out the PERFECT online home based business for you!

It's called: "Internet Home Business EXPOSED"

And you can secure your FREE copy of this course at this website:


This is an info-packed 54 page ebook and 50 minute TeleSeminar that reveals the TOP 12 online based home businesses for 2010 and beyond! Discover how a new and exciting home business can:
* Give you FREEDOM form a normal 9-5 job
* Give you more free time for your family
* Give you financial stability without the struggle
* Let you live a happier & healthier life!

Look ... I did the investigating and hard research so you don't have to and can show you how to make this happen in your life!

Who am I?

Why should you listen to me?

And why should you get this course?

For the past 12 years, I've not only been earning a high six figure income using the internet from the comfort of my home ... but I've been helping others do the same as an internet marketing consultant that specializes in the fields of home based business.

My courses, training and consulting are featured all over the internet ... and my unique insights into this industry have even been featured in the worldwide best selling book: "Multiple Streams of Internet Income" by the renowned wealth trainer, Robert G. Allen.

Bottom line? I know what I'm talking about when it comes to making money from home using the internet - and I know how to help the average person achieve amazing results!

When you get your copy of "Internet Home Business EXPOSED" at:


You'll see how it "cuts through the fluff" and gives you everything you need to avoid the TONS of scams out there ... I've done all of the hard work and research FOR YOU to find only the 12 BEST and PROVEN ways to make big money from home - in your spare time or even help quit your job and to it FULL time like me!

Again, get this course NOW at:


Take your first step to living the life you deserve and the freedom to live your dreams! Take the time to get your free copy of "Internet Home Business
EXPOSED" and get started on your path to success TODAY!

Successfully Yours,

Bob Gatchel

Creator of "Internet Home Business EXPOSED"

PS - This free ebook and teleseminar are only going to be available for free for limited time only. We are going to actually start selling this course very shortly. Be sure you get your copy today while it's still free OK?

Go to:


We respect your privacy. To remove yourself from this mailing list, please reply to this email.

"Bob" has made a couple of newbie mistakes here - firstly, the "Reply To" address is invalid as there is no such domain as "ewiadvisory.com" and he forgot to include his postal address, which makes in non CAN SPAM compliant.

InternetHomeBusinessExposed.com is the sort of name that almost begs to ripped apart. Hosted along with hundreds of other crummy MLM sites on, the domain has private registration details, which is a shame. Not to worry, a little bit of digging turns up a valid address of:

Robert Gatchel
16 Shire Lane
Port Deposit, Maryland 21904
United States

There's also a valid "reply-to" email address you can use of bobgatchel@gmail.com.

There you go Bob, fixed that for you.

Interestingly, it turns out that Bob is a bit of a stickler for rules, which is kind of odd when you consider his non CAN SPAM compliant message. Page 73 of this planning document shows Bob objecting to his neighbour installing a mobile home on their property because it broke the deed restrictions. OK Bob, that's fair enough.. but just remember this next time you send out spam.

So what is InternetHomeBusinessExposed.com? Well, it just forwards to another site at getthescoopabout.com (again, anonymised) and it's just pushing some crappy seminar. But what are they selling?

A little more digging finds that Bob is affiliated with some outfit called the Enlightened Wealth Institute which has a non-too-pretty report at the BBB. He is also affiliated with some scientifically unproven dietary supplement from Yoli Incorporated. A quick Google of "Yoli" shows an awful lot of people pushing Yoli as an MLM rather than something you would want to put in your body.

Now, excuse me Bob.. I have some dog shit to clean up.