Upon finding victims, scammers lure them to more private means of communication, (such as providing an e-mail address) to allow for fraud to occur.
Magnises is “Latin for absolutely nothing,” admits Mc Farland, who launched the company in March.Olympic hopefuls, scenester DJs, tech innovators and socialites like Nick Loeb (Sofia Vergara’s ex-fiancé) are among the 1,200 or so chosen ones who don’t leave home without it.“Two starters for the Rangers [have] applied,” Mc Farland squeals with delight.To obtain an American Express black card, you have to show you can (and will) charge at least a quarter of a million dollars annually. You’ve never heard of this 22-year-old college dropout, but he’s cooler than you.To get a Magnises card, you need to cite a hot spot like Carbone or Beautique as your favorite restaurant. (Just ask him.) The Short Hills, NJ, native — the son of two real-estate developers — launched his first startup (a service that matched websites and designers) at 13, and skipped out on Bucknell University during his freshman year to launch a content-sharing site called Spling.