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by Proud_ESP » Tue Feb 13, 2018 10:36 pm

Excellent findings! I'll be sure to avoid these ones.

kcqd7540 wrote:Ryan West is a huge fraud and we had previously figured out bits and pieces of his scheme.

Ryan West is really Ryan Neral and he is scamming people out of their money. Thankfully he has left some breadcrumbs to follow.

• The company he currently uses is “The Crowdfunding Ninja”
• He is emails from
• His Company name on PayPal is “Social Media Promotion Group”
• His registered email address on PayPal is:
• His name on fiverr is tryant, also associated with Tryant Computers.

The Social Influencer Group Webpage is now suspended:

The sites “Social Influencer Group”, “The Crowdfunding Ninja”, and “The Social Martketing Team” are all owned by the same registrar

Other complaints:

Notice on the Ripoff Report page that the author’s name on the rebuttal of the complaint is “Edward Ryan” and it is signed “James Westinghouse”

Ryan West is probably a pseudonym created to avoid revealing his real name, which may have previously been tarnished.

On fiverr, his name (tryant) and picture match the picture and name of his computer company on his LinkedIn profile, which also matches the picture in the supposed “facebook posts” for campaigns he isn’t actually doing.

Other Fake Profiles:

The name on his LinkedIn profile also matches the registrar name on, which he forgot to make private.

Admin Name: RYAN NERAL
Admin Organization:
Admin Street: 145 ROPANGO WAY
Admin City: HEMET
Admin State/Province: CA
Admin Postal Code: 92545
Admin Country: US
Admin Phone: +1.9098158585
Admin Phone Ext:
Admin Fax:
Admin Fax Ext:

This was or is his computer company:

He is also creating his own campaigns to try and scam more people.

Hope this helps someone else from getting ripped off by this scammer.
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by mike420blazed247 » Fri Feb 16, 2018 8:04 am

I'm sure some of them work, bur more info is needed first.
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