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“Italy In My Heart” or “Money In My Heart” – Be wary of Internet scammers!

 

It always surprises me the new business strategy people have online now a days! At Hardcore Italians, we really strive to do the right thing for Italian-Americans, above all else. We are not perfect, but we want to show you what is out there that you need to avoid.

A page on facebook titled “Italy In My Heart” definitely does not have Italy in their heart. They want your money, and they’ll rip off Italians to do it. Pages like this are now a commodity on social media. The strategy is as follows:

  1. Take people’s work, photoshop the logo out
  2. Create a Shopify store, take people’s designs
  3. Connect the designs with suppliers in China
  4. Make you believe you are buying $28 high quality shirts as a discount

Here is a recent example:

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As someone whose mission is to grow the Italian-American community. I ask that you do not support these pages. They have no intentions to reinvest profits back to Italians.

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