I have a big problem... a capacity of getting myself into conflicts that are not mine. It has happened to me since I was a kid. The problem lies that I can not stand lies. Of course we all lie. Small lies to make a story brighter or to highlight something, but there are lies that are made on purpose to just hurt others or to keep a big lie alive.... and I just can't stand this kind of lies.
This is what happened between Forex Broker GCI Forex and the website GoForex.net.
I know GoForex.net founder Steve Moxham since 2007 but I've followed his site GoForex.net since it was created in 2004. GCI Forex has also been long in the industry and I even met its founder Mitch Vasquez once here in Barcelona when they were trying to expand in Europe. Then the company had to flew out the US when they got a Cease & Desist Order by the CFTC in 2002 and went off-shore to Belize. When they got a Cease & Desist Order by International Financial Services Commis... in 2010 I lost their track. For my surprise, the company survived and they are still in business.
If you wish to know more about GCI's founder Mr. Vasquez, there is an US writter Teri Buhl that knows a lot about him, his wife and private affairs:
GoForex.net has a section where users posts comments about Forex Brokers. You can imagine the comments placed there about GCI.
The way GCI found to fight back was through positive reviews by prestigious sites and publicly defaming websites like forexpeacearmy.com or GoForex.net.
In GCI's words:
"Fake “review” websites are a widely known problem among many in the forex community. So in order to help everyone just starting in Forex Trading, we thought it best to expose scam websites on our blog, and help traders sort through legitimate and illegitimate “reviews.”
All it takes is one some illegitimate sites, like GoForex.net, to see that they are trying to smear GCI, rather than provide objective reviews. Fortunately, there are many legitimate Forex websites including Investing.com, EarnForex.com, and GlobalBankingandFinance.com."
LOL LOL LOL LOL!!!
Come on! who are you trying to fool???
We have a saying here in Catalonia that says: "paying Saint Peter Sings".... GCI statement is false and defamatory. We all know that at least one of the sites they provide as reliable, reviews your site if you pay for their service. They do not have any policy that excludes a broker to be accepted in their service like what we had in FXstreet till we decided to Geo-target traffic and just display brokers authorized in every country.
I gave GCI days enough to amend defamation but they just did it in part. So I am meeting with my word to make public the e-mails I sent to GCI.
I think Steve and GoForex.net deserve it.
I can not respond for the honesty of anyone in this fight, but the arguments used to disqualify GoForex.net are not true.
---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Francesc Riverola [FXstreet.com] <email@example.com>
Date: Tue, Apr 30, 2013 at 1:20 PM
Subject: Re: Fw: Remove
To: firstname.lastname@example.org, mitch <email@example.com>
Cc: steve <firstname.lastname@example.org>
On Tue, Apr 23, 2013 at 10:47 AM, Francesc Riverola [FXstreet.com] a href="mailto:email@example.com" target="_blank">firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
This is false as well all know that http://XXXX.com reviews your site if you pay for the service. They do not have any policy that excludes a broker to be reviewed like us FXstreet, so do not lie in public.
Please, remove this or I will take actions against such lie.
Also, we do not like at all that you are referring GoForex.net as a fake review site. The site has been long enough in the industry to deserve some respect. Please amend.
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