DD Futures Review: Hedge fund management eight-tier Ponzi scheme
DD Futures provide no information on their website about who owns or runs the company.
The DD Futures website domain (“ddfutures.com”) was first registered in 2016.
The registration was recently updated on February 14th, 2018, suggesting this is when the current anonymous owners took possession of it.
This corresponds with an uptick of traffic to the DD Futures website.
A visit to the Wayback Machine confirms the current incarnation of the DD Futures website went live sometime in February.
Despite this, DD Futures fraudulently claim the company has been running for 515 days (as of May 28th, 2018).
DD Futures provide a UK incorporation certificate for “DDFutures Trading Limited” on their website.
DDFutures Trading Limited was incorporated on December 22nd, 2017.
UK incorporation is dirt cheap and for the most part unregulated. It is a favorite for scammers looking to incorporate dodgy companies.
As always, if an MLM company is not openly upfront about who is running or owns it, think long and hard about joining and/or handing over any money.
DD Futures Products
DD Futures has no retailable products or services, with affiliates only able to market DD Futures affiliate membership itself.
The DD Futures Compensation Plan
DD Futures affiliates invest USD or the cryptocurrency equivalent on the promise of an advertised ROI.
- invest $10 to $30,000 and receive a 142% ROI in 20 days
- invest $30,000 to $60,000 and receive a 187.5% ROI in 35 days
- invest $60,000 to $200,000 and receive a 292.5% ROI in 55 days
- invest $10,000 to $30,000 and receive a 650% ROI in 25 days
- invest $5000 to $50,000 and receive a 1500% ROI in 45 days
- invest $2500 to $25,000 and receive a 3000% ROI in 60 days
- invest $50,000 to $700,000 and receive a 555% ROI in 11 days
- invest $20,000 to $250,000 and receive a 1555% ROI in 25 days
DD Futures pay referral commissions on invested funds down three levels of recruitment (unilevel):
- level 1 (personally recruited affiliates) – 5%
- level 2 – 2%
- level 3 – 1%
Note that Representative affiliates earn an additional 5% on level 1.
DD Futures do not provide Representative qualification criteria on their website.
Joining DD Futures
DD Futures affiliate membership is tied to a minimum $10 investment.
DD Futures accepts investment in USD, bitcoin, dash, ethereum or bitcoin cash.
DD Futures claims to generate external ROI revenue through “hedge fund management”.
Our approach to hedge fund management is based on developing products that can improve the risk-return profile of investors’ portfolios.
DDFutures aims to achieve this by creating strategies that are complementary to portfolios with a concentration of equity risk.
No evidence of a hedge fund being managed is provided. Nor is there any other verifiable source of external ROI revenue being generated.
Furthermore DD Futures’ business model fails the Ponzi logic test.
If DD Future’s anonymous admins were able to consistently generate a legitimate 22,703% annual ROI – they’d have no reason to solicit investment from randoms over the internet.
Even a modest capital of $10,000 without compounding would yield an annual ROI of 2.2 million dollars within a year.
The only verifiable source of revenue entering DD Futures in new investment.
Using newly invested funds to pay existing investors makes DD Futures a Ponzi scheme.
As with all Ponzi schemes, once affiliate recruitment dies out so too will new investment.
This will starve DD Futures of ROI revenue, eventually prompting a collapse.
DD Futures’ use of cryptocurrency means whatever is invested is likely being laundered across multiple cryptocurrency wallets on the backend.
When DD Futures inevitable collapses, this makes it incredible easy for its anonymous owners to do a runner with your money.