Metafi Yielders Review: Budget Boris CEO Ponzi?
Metafi Yielders provides no information on its website about who owns or runs the company.
In an attempt to appear legitimate, Metafi Yielders provides a random residential address in NSW, Australia.
Metafi Yielders’ website links to an official private FaceBook group.
The one admin of the group is CEO “Michael Daher”, represented by a blank newly created FaceBook account.
Admins of Metafi Yielders official FaceBook group are Robin Shanks, Rabbia Akmal, Huzaifa Naseeb, Chigozie Anthony Ezubelu, Femi Adeyemi and Leanna Sippel.
Metafi Yielders’ website also contains an embedded marketing video, titled “METAFI YIELDERS Facebook Live Presentation and Q&A”.
The video features Michael Daher, who has a distinctly Australian accent.
Further research reveals Daher’s actual name is Michel Daher. He also goes by Micho Nicolas.
Daher, or Nicolas, is a long-time resident of Perth, Australia. For reference, Perth is on the western coast of Australia. Blacktown in Sydney is on the east coast.
Prior to reinventing himself as the CEO of an MLM company, Daher fancied himself a vlogger and “amateur experimental chef and lover of food“.
Circa 2015, Daher was working as a photographer for The Shed Studios Australasia:
Up until very recently, the photo used to represent the new “Michael Daher” FaceBook profile was used on Michel Daher’s YouTube channel:
As far as I can tell, Daher/Niholas has no prior MLM corporate experience.
Taking a step back, Metafi Yielders has all the calling cards of a Russian Boris CEO Ponzi scheme. You have a template website, Telegram support, CEO nobody has ever heard of and random residential address.
What’s missing is the usual rented office videos. What gives?
Metafi Yielders’ website domain (“metafiyielders.com”), was privately registered on March 16th, 2022.
Russia invaded Ukraine a few weeks earlier in mid February. Heavy sanctions soon followed.
I imagine finding English-speaking foreign nationals in Russia presently can’t be easy. And so we have what appears to be the first budget Boris CEO Ponzi.
That is to say Micho Nicolas has been hired to front Metafi Yielders. He’s been sent a tshirt and rocks up to Metafi Yielders webinars on a webcam from his residence in Perth.
A far cry from the rented office studio production videos Boris CEO Ponzis usually deliver.
Alternatively Daher/Nicolas is some random schmuck who woke up one day and decided to launch his own MLM company.
Maybe someone can ask him about this on the next Metafi Yielders webinar?
Alexa currently ranks top sources of traffic to Metafi Yielders’ website as Vietnam (19%), the US (18%) and Colombia (13%).
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.
Metafi Yielders’ Products
Metafi Yielders has no retailable products or services.
Affiliates are only able to market Metafi Yielders affiliate membership itself.
Metafi Yielders’ Compensation Plan
Metafi Yielders affiliates invest funds on the promise of advertised returns.
- Yield Farming Basic – invest $100 or more and receive 1% a day for 30 days (130% total ROI)
- Yield Farming Pro – invest $2500 or more and receive 3.3% a day for 42 days (238.6% total ROI)
The MLM side of Metafi Yielders pays on funds invested by recruited affiliates.
MetaFi Yielders pays referral commissions on invested funds via a unilevel compensation structure.
A unilevel compensation structure places an affiliate at the top of a unilevel team, with every personally recruited affiliate placed directly under them (level 1):
If any level 1 affiliates recruit new affiliates, they are placed on level 2 of the original affiliate’s unilevel team.
If any level 2 affiliates recruit new affiliates, they are placed on level 3 and so on and so forth down a theoretical infinite number of levels.
Metafi Yielders cap payable unilevel team levels at seven.
Referral commissions are paid as a percentage of funds invested across these seven levels based on rank:
- Basic Affiliates earn 7% on level 1 (personally recruited affiliates), 2% on level 2 and 1% on level 3
- Pro Affiliates earn 7% on level 1, 3% on level 2, 2% on level 3 and 1% on level 4
- Gold Affiliates earn 7% on level 1, 3% on levels 2 and 3 and 1% on levels 4 and 5
- Diamond Affiliates earn 8% on level 1, 3% on level 2, 2% on levels 3 and 4 and 1% on levels 5 to 7
Note that Metafi Yielders do not provide rank qualification criteria.
Metafi Yielders rewards affiliates for generating downline investment volume:
- convince others to invest $25,000 and receive $2500
- convince others to invest $100,000 and receive $5000
- convince others to invest $250,000 and receive $10,000
Joining Metafi Yielders
Metafi Yielders affiliate membership is free.
Full participation in the attached income opportunity requires a minimum $100 investment.
Metafi Yielders solicits investment in USD (Perfect Money), tether, bitcoin, ethereum and litecoin.
Metafi Yielders Conclusion
MetaFi Yielders is a simple Ponzi scheme.
Choose an investment package, and let the YIELD FARMING protocol does the work for you, get you to get your daily returns, and withdraw them to your wallet.
Here we have the crypto buzzword “yield farming” used to substitute “recycling newly invested funds to pay existing investor withdrawals”.
MetaFi Yielders’ business model fails the Ponzi logic test. Anyone capable of generating 3.3% a day consistently would just do so. They certainly wouldn’t be selling you access for $100.
With Metafi Yielders recruitment running rampant across the US, that also brings with it a requirement to register with the SEC.
A search of the SEC’s Edgar database reveals neither Metafi Yielders, Michel Daher or any of his aliases are registered.
Thus at a minimum MetaFi Yielders, Daher and all of Metafi Yielders’ promoters are committing securities fraud.
As with all MLM Ponzi schemes, once affiliate recruitment dries up so too will new investment.
This will starve Metafi Yielders of ROI revenue, eventually prompting a collapse.
The math behind Ponzi schemes guarantees that when they collapse, the majority of participants lose money.
Of far more interest than it being just another cookie-cutter Ponzi, is Metafi Yielders use of a native Australian to front it.
This is certainly an interesting development for the Boris CEO niche.
I suspect we’ll see this strategy deployed more frequently as hiring actors in Russia and neighboring countries becomes more difficult.
When you inevitably wind up reading this Michel, I’d be interested to hear how you were hired.
Boris CEO scammers troll FaceBook acting groups to find their casts in Europe.
If they’re doing the same now in Australia and elsewhere, the least you could do is spread the word to prevent fellow actors ruining their reputations too.
Update 4th May 2022 – Days prior to Metafi Yielders’ 3.3% a day plans expiring, a new 4.2% plan has been introduced.
Michel Daher has also attempted to address Metafi Yielders’ securities fraud.
Update 17th May 2022 – Metafi Yielders is collapsing. The Ponzi scheme has announced withdrawal restrictions.
Update 24th May 2022 – Metafi Yielders has collapsed.
Update 15th June 2022 – Metafi Yielders has deleted all videos from their YouTube channel.
This article originally provided a link to the cited Michael Daher Q&A video. As the video has been deleted I’ve had to disable the link.
Update 28th June 2022 – Metafi Yielders’ website is offline.
Michael Daher is certainly a front man but does not seem like a newbie to me…over 3k members in the fb group, mostly playas..that’s a lot in a short time….and now faith sloan is pushing it..
You think Russians are targeting insiders to front the Ponzis now? Lol, that’ll turn out hilarious as they burn through them.
I can’t discard Daher putting together Metafi Yielders himself but the rest of the Ponzi fits the Boris CEO profile to a T.
There’s obviously some crypto knowledge on his part if he’s able to bluff through webinars with promoter scammers.
More like they worked out how easy it is to get ABN & ASIC bs so Australia is the new ‘company house’..the place to register a scam…so it would follow to find a playa with Aussie accent to front as admin..
The fake address in NSW and ABN/ASIC route is definitely not new. Boris CEO scammers have been doing it for ages.
What they usually pair it with though is rented office videos with actors shot in Europe.
Using a presumably Australian citizen with poor name masking is new. I’ve put this down to Russian sanctions making it difficult to arrange promo shoots in Russia/Ukraine/Estonia etc.
I suppose we’ll have to see if Daher wants to be left holding the bag with potential regulatory heat, or come clean on how they hired him.
Sanctions may well be the reason for the change…
Metafi yielders public telegram group has been muted by Michael Daher and co few weeks ago. Full of bots and people who made fun (or having problems with the back office) of the company and CEO.
They kicked me out for asking to many questions aswell.
Only one metafi yielders telegram group left for real members.. not that busy.
We started a metafi yielders now what Facebook group to expose this ridiculous ceo and scam ,most putting funds into metafi seem to be seasoned player’s gambling that it’ll last a couple of months.
Michael daher has already admitted metafi is unregistered he’s got to be the most unconvincing ceo I’ve seen, below is the link to his real Facebook profile.
Alexa (ranking) retired today. What’s your alternative Oz?
The SimilarWeb browser extension might be useable. You’ll know when I know 😀 (when I research the next review/article that calls for stats).
edit: See this is going to be a problem. I can pull up Alexa stats for Metafi Yielders but SimilarWeb is like “we don’t have enough data”.
Alexa y u do dis to me??? FFS it’s not like Amazon is going broke. Fooking twat Bezos.
I just reported them to the ACCC Scam Watch… and now we wait… *drums fingers on desk…*
*LOLs* under Links on Daher’s FB profile – there is a direct link to a Vietnamese online “Casino” run by a Vietnamese Bookie… Which when you look up their ‘official’ site – says some really interesting things… sodo668.net
Ah the wheels within wheels 😀
Where’s the upvote button for Oz’s closing line in #10?
Oz, in the write-up, you used different math for ROI between Basic and Pro. Basic includes investment and Pro does not.
The ROI for Basic should be dropped to 30% (30 x 1%), or the Pro should be bumped to 238.6% (42 x 3.3 plus 100% for getting your investment back) to make them apples-to-apples.
Not that any of it matters to those of with no interest of stealing money from others.
Is it me or is every other Ponzi named with “meta” nowdays?
Well, they never meta Ponzi they didn’t like, so…
I’ll see myself out.
Thanks for catching that. I’ll stick to the 100%+ Ponzi math as that’s what they usually use on their websites.
I was going to write something snarky about Zuckerberg but LOL, you win today 😀
Vietnam being the top source of traffic to Metafi Yielders’ website does stick out like a sore thumb.
If Vietnamese scammers are behind Daher that’d explain that.
Not as frequent as the Russian Boris CEO Ponzis but there have been a few SE Asia actor examples over the years (scammer see, scammer do I guess).
Thanks for the compliment, Oz!
I was thinking about something along the lines of…
…but I desisted.
Thanks, Oz you just saved my money. Always a delight reading your reviews. More grease to your elbows.
Elbows greased… but the review list is so looooong.
Need more elbows 🙁
Thank you for your time and effort to dig out the details.
Really appreciate your hard work, time, and effort to help and save the community from such frauds. Regards.
I’m guessing traffic from Vietnam is coming becuase he is getting the website done by Vietnam develoeprs. No promoter from vietname is in his fb group.
Also there’s a connection between FuturesTrade and MetafiYeilders. I think one of the promoters is actually the owner.
I have a feeling it’s the man with same name twice.
His boyfriend in Vietnamese, Joeseph whom is supposed to be the support team ….
More research.. Michael Dahers partner Joseph Longo (Daher) (the customer support team ) registered the company name Metafi Yielders Pty Ltd in his name with ASIC, which is just a business name registration.
If your over 18 years of age you can do this in Australia.
Josephs surname isn’t Longo as in my last comment …
Michael is married to Joseph and they live in High Wycombe in Perth, Western Australia
Any chance you have and address in High Wycombe? I’ll go find out exactly what’s going on….
That’d be non-public personal information. Daher might be an accomplice CEO but we have standards here.
No worries OZ I wasn’t suggesting anything other than going and asking the guy the truth.
The truth is Metafi Yielders is a Ponzi scheme and Michel Daher is an accomplice CEO who exit-scammed.
Even if you rocked up it’s not like he’s going to admit any of that to you. Puppet CEOs are available till shit inevitably hits the fan.
Then whoever hired them goes dark and we get the popcorn out.