OneLink Review: Simon Le’s OneCoin Ponzi points clone
OneLink provides no information on its website about who owns or runs the company.
OneLink’s website domain (“onelinknetwork.com”) was privately registered on March 5th, 2020.
For those following the OneCoin Ponzi saga, it’s an open secret that former OneLife “Captain” Simon Le is behind OneLink.
You can find Le on YouTube hosting OneLink marketing presentations:
Simon Le (actual name Le Quoc-Hung) is believed to have joined OneCoin at or around the company’s launch.
Le is primarily responsible for recruitment of OneCoin victims in Vietnam.
During OneCoin’s run Le was a prominent top earner in the company. After CEO Konstantin Ignatov’s arrest early last year, OneCoin all but came to a grinding halt.
What was left of OneCoin promoted Le to Captain of OneLife on or around December 2019.
Throughout December 2019, Le continued to solicit investment into OneCoin:
Although OneLink’s website domain wasn’t registered till March 2020, Le had to have begun planning his new business while still at OneCoin.
Le resigned as OneLife’s Captain in early April, roughly a month after he registered OneLink’s website domain.
Over the course of his six years promoting the Ponzi scheme, how much Le stole from OneCoin victims is unknown.
Le is believed to be hiding out in either Vietnam or Dubai, neither of which have an extradition treaty with the US.
Read on for a full review of OneLink’s MLM opportunity.
OneLink has no retailable products or services, with affiliates only able to market OneLink affiliate membership itself.
OneLink’s Compensation Plan
OneLink affiliates invest the tether cryptocurrency (USDT) in OLX points:
- OS100 – invest $100 in USDT and receive 250 OLX
- OS500 – invest $500 in USDT and receive 1375 OLX
- OS1000 – invest $1000 in USDT and receive 2875 OLX
- OS3000 – invest $3000 in USDT and receive 9000 OLX
- OS5000 – invest $5000 in USDT and receive 15,625 OLX
Commissions are paid when they recruit others who do the same.
OneLink Affiliate Ranks
There are seven affiliate ranks within OneLink network’s compensation plan.
Along with their respective qualification criteria, they are as follows:
- Silver – generate $7000 in total downline investment
- Gold – generate $10,000 in accumulated weaker binary team leg investment, $40,000 in total downline investment and have two Silver ranked affiliates in your downline
- Platinum – invest in a OS5000 package, generate $40,000 in accumulated weaker binary team leg investment, $80,000 in total downline investment and have three Gold ranked affiliates in your downline
- Diamond – generate $80,000 in accumulated weaker binary team leg investment, $200,000 in total downline investment and have three Platinum ranked affiliates in your downline
- Blue Diamond – generate $200,000 in accumulated weaker binary team leg investment, $500,000 in total downline investment and have four Diamond ranked affiliates in your downline
- Black Diamond – generate $500,000 in accumulated weaker binary team leg investment, $1,500,000 in total downline investment and have five Blue Diamond ranked affiliates in your downline
- Crown Diamond – generate $1,500,000 in accumulated weaker binary team leg investment, $8,000,000 in total downline investment and have six Black Diamond ranked affiliates in your downline
OneLink affiliates receive 10% of funds invested by personally recruited affiliates.
OneLink pays residual commissions via a binary compensation structure.
A binary compensation structure places an affiliate at the top of a binary team, split into two sides (left and right):
The first level of the binary team houses two positions. The second level of the binary team is generated by splitting these first two positions into another two positions each (4 positions).
Subsequent levels of the binary team are generated as required, with each new level housing twice as many positions as the previous level.
Positions in the binary team are filled via direct and indirect recruitment of affiliates. Note there is no limit to how deep a binary team can grow.
At the end of each day OneLink tallies up new investment volume on both sides of the binary team.
Affiliates are paid 10% of funds generated on their weaker binary team side.
Once paid out on, volume is matched on the stronger binary team side and flushed. Any leftover volume on the stronger side is carried over.
OneLink pays a Matching Bonus on residual commissions earned by downline affiliates.
The Matching Bonus is paid out 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.
OneLink caps payable unilevel team levels at eight.
How many levels an affiliate earns the Matching Bonus on is determined by how much they’ve invested:
- OS500 tier affiliates earn a 10% match on level 1 (personally recruited affiliates)
- OS1000 tier affiliates earn a 10% match on level 1 and 5% on levels 2 and 3
- OS3000 tier affiliates earn a 10% match on level 1 and 5% on levels 2 to 5
- OS5000 tier affiliates earn a 10% match on level 1 and 5% on levels 2 to 8
Rank Achievement Bonus
OneLink affiliates receive the following Rank Achievement Bonuses:
- qualify as a Gold and receive $600
- qualify as a Platinum and receive $650
- qualify as a Diamond and receive a “Diamond Trip”
- qualify as a Blue Diamond and receive a Rolex watch
- qualify as a Black Diamond and receive a gold Rolex watch
- qualify as a Crown Diamond and receive a “special reward”
OneLink affiliate membership costs $40 in USDT and an initial $100 to $5000 USDT.
There is a free membership option available however this has nothing to do with the MLM opportunity.
Simon Le got into OneCoin back in 2014, pretty close to launch.
Like the rest of the OneCoin scammers who’ve jumped ship, Le made most of his money recruiting victims during 2014 to 2017.
In January 2017 the Ponzi backend of OneCoin collapsed. Pyramid recruitment continued but without Ponzi returns was a fraction of OneCoin’s 2014-2017 era.
OneLink is essentially Simon Le trying to recapture OneCoin’s heyday, with him at the helm instead of Ruja Ignatova.
Ignatova went into hiding in late 2017 and is believed to have fled with 500 million euros of stolen OneCoin investor funds.
Whatever Le managed to steal through pyramid recruitment and ROI withdrawals during his time at OneCoin, is unlikely to come anywhere close to that.
And so here we are.
To really drive home OneLink being a Ponzi clone, here are the Ponzi component equivalents:
- One Academy (OneCoin’s education package nonsense) –> OneLink’s OneSchool
- DealShaker (OneCoin’s Ponzi points ecommerce platform) –> OneLink’s OneMall
- OneForex (OneCoin’s failed forex trading platform) –> OneLink’s OneTrading
- One World Foundation (OneCoin’s charity scheme) –> OneLink’s OneLove
It seems Le is expanding the Ponzi stable with OneEntertainment, which apparently provides “a new world of media”. Whatever that means.
Oh and if you’re one of Le’s OneCoin victims, he’s got a secret “exclusive program” to pitch you on:
If I’m reading that chart right, OneCoin victims can apply to receive up to 24,375 OLX points per OneLife account they had. Just hand over more money to Le.
Had OneLink of been anything but a OneCoin clone, I’d go into more detail. But you already know how this ends.
Simon Le makes even more money. Victims that follow him from one Ponzi scheme to another also lose more money.
And at the end of the day, the rest of us watch on and wonder how gullible morons continue to fall for this garbage.
Even though it was blatantly obvious OneCoin was a Ponzi scheme back in 2014, I can give you a pass for falling for the hype in its first few years.
But six years on… really?
To date the US hasn’t gone after top promoter earners in OneCoin. By launching his own Ponzi clone though, Le elevates himself to an executive insider.
Unfortunately be it Dubai, Vietnam or some other hidey-hole, don’t count on authorities outside the US doing anything.
That’s both before you invest and after you’ve lost money in OneLink. You’re on your own.
First: that “roadmap” graph is a hoot. The squiggly lines scream “authenticity,” don’t they? Amazing how such randomness ends in two even dollar values, eh?
Second: I can’t wait for the shills to drop by and tell you how wrong you are, and yell “BLOCKCHAIN” a lot.
Third: how many more words and phrases can they bunch against the word “One”? My suggestions:
At this point I’m just waiting for Kang Jaymes to part ways with OneCoin and start his own “AngryBlackGuyYellingAtPeople Coin”.
Also I’m wondering what’s going on with that psychotic german guy Martin or whatever? His flavor of OneCoin idiocy was by far the most baffling because he was going straight for the tin-foil hat conspiracy nuts portion of the market.
He learned from the master. That graph is a clone of one Ruja made for OneCoin.
Just try this: duckduckgo.com/?q=onecoin+graph&t=ha&iar=images&iax=images&ia=images. The first three search results are the same graph.
One doesn’t need to run the website picture of the audience listening to a OneLink presentation through a forensics tool to spot that the OneLink logo on the screen has been pasted in.
This is the original: pixabay.com/photos/audience-speech-speaker-1677028/
(The cheapskate used a free stock photograph.)
I’m a bit disappointed to so far none of the OneCoin clones has used the name suggestion I so generously offered for free, right here: TwoCoin.
Maybe instead, we can start using that as a generic term for all of them. “Invicta? Oh, that’s just another TwoCoin.” “I wonder if this will be the last TwoCoin to be launched.”
For a slogan, they could use “One people, one coin, one Captain!” (It sounds even better in German.)
He’s from Liechtenstein, not Germany.
He has a quite heterodox, entirely personal, conspiratorial belief system, of which OneCoin seems to have become an element almost by accident. I don’t think anyone at OC ever realized that the nonsense he’s peddling actually has very little to do with what they were trying to sell.
He even proudly proclaims that he doesn’t own any OneCoins. Yet he must have made a pretty penny appearing at OC promotional events, talking his personal brand of nonsense.
The problem in keeping up with him is that he puts up lots of YouTube talking head videos, but makes them unlisted, so you can’t find them unless you have a direct link.
In the past, Melanie from Germany used to post some of those links here, but she’s stopped doing that, and I don’t know where else one can get them.
Going by the numbering on the few he does make public, he seems to continue churning them out at a steady pace:
In the last ones, he’s still going on about what he calls “cryptonization”. By which he means the imposition of a single worldwide cryptocurrency, by all governments in the world (which currency of course will be OneCoin). It’s going to happen any day soon now.
In late 2019, he was predicting it for the first few weeks of 2020. I’m sure it will continue to happen any day soon now, within the next few weeks or months, for years and years to come.
You’ve elaborated his persona much better than I could have. The Martin clique of nuts always seemed like a very unusual implant to the OneCoin bunch, he rarely talks about the perceived “benefits” of OneCoin.
I doubt he understands the scam, or even cares for it, he just found the tool and the eager audience to promote his conspiracy theories, or perhaps he positions himself in a way that he can profit by being paid to appear in talks but not incriminate himself.
There’s this character called Peter J. Moser who appears to be a groupie of Martin (and judging by his picture he looks like he belongs under a textbook description of “Old Crook”) who seems to religiously post Martin’s videos under OneCoin groups.
@PassingBy Martin Mayer is offtopic for this post, but you can find the links to his videos from these places:
His official Telegram channel has links to all videos:
Telegram discussion of this nutcase and his gullible followers:
For your information (or entertainment), Simon’s new mantra for his presentation is ‘One link to all, all link to one’; a very creative and authentic rendition of his earlier ‘One for all, all for one’ chant.
After six years being an international promoter, earning an MBA in the US and having worked at CISCO (his own claim, can anyone verify this), his English still gives my ears cancer.
Additionally, he is most likely residing in Vietnam still (due to family commitments etc.) And even though no extradition treaty between the US and Vietnam exists, he is indeed on the local police’s watch list of fraudsters.
It’s quite likely that should OneLink gets bigger with him actually at the helm, they will start the crack down.
Here is another Link from an crazy tin-foil maniac friend from Mama on Tour…
Onecoin and conspiracy-theories are the hot shit in the world from him.
Simon Tran, who was a major promoter in both PlusToken and CloudToken (billion dollar scale MLM-Ponzi scams from World Blockchain Forum fraud factory), is now pimping OneLink Network:
Looks like someone who is or was promoting Onecoin in Thailand may have just got busted. Not a lot to go on here though:
Auto-translate says a group of people filed a complaint, will be investigated. No bust yet.
@Mr yosie locote
Every mosquito has more intelligence than Martin Wilhelmer from Kötschach in Austria. Proof: His website martin-wilhelmer.com with the following contact details:
Martin Wilhelmer advertises projects there that no longer exist. Just two examples: “Project Autohaus” by the German Steven Wagner and the QTBC-GROUP. The website qtbcgroup.com no longer exists.
Anyone who is as stupid as Martin Wilhelmer naturally also firmly believes in the incredible lies and fairy tales that the insane Martin Mayer from Vaduz in Liechtenstein regularly spreads.
We should remember this simple-minded face!
On April 24, 2020, the first video for ONELINK NETWORK was released. A total of 179 videos (GSN – GLOBAL SPONSORSHIP NETWORK) have been uploaded to date.
The number of only 192 subscribers is disappointing. The former “Captain” of the OneCoin scam claimed at the time:
All videos, some with former OneCoin scammer Simon Le (his real name is Lê Simon Quốc-Hưng), are available here:
Read on at network-karriere.com/2020/04/28/warnmeldung-onelink-onecoin-2-0-scam-alarm/
In November 2017, this information about the former OneCoin fraudster “Master Distributor, Crown Diamond, Captain” Simon Le (real name: Lê Simon Quốc Hưng) was distributed under a video.
A OneCoin seminar at McDonald’s? Wow! Very serious! After such an invitation I would of course have become a member of OneCoin.
Melanie, while messages such are yours which keep a record of incriminating evidence are useful and can even inform the courts, as you certainly know, we should be careful when reporting. Are you sure that Le said these exact words? I doubt it.
If he did say that then a precise reference would be very useful: somebody could make a copy of a video, or archive some web page.
If instead the quotation is just paraphrasis or interpretation I would suggest avoiding that. Scammers in bad faith will accuse us of exaggerating the truth or pretend to mistake parody for reporting, and we will look less credible.
In December 2019, the OneCoin scammers from the headquarters in Sofia distributed this message:
My opinion: In MLM or Network Marketing you should only step on “bridges” with a parachute. Most bridges are unstable, defective, or only imaginary.
Cordel “KingJayms” James was obviously not very successful, only had the status of a “Blue Diamond”. Why was “Black Diamond” Muhammad Adeel, who is more successful in cheating, not promoted to “Co-Captain” or “Captain”? Does Veska Ignatova now prefer dark-skinned men?
Didn’t greasy Ted Nuyten from businessforhome.org ever report on Simon Le (real name: Lê Simon Quốc Hưng)? Or did he delete all articles about this former OneCoin scammer? I only found this comment from Simon Le, who also calls himself “synergy-tiffsimon” on the internet.
Simon Le as “synergy-tiffsimon” in September 2012 on soundcloud.com:
My understanding is that Ted only writes articles after the check has cleared. Obviously Simon wasn’t writing checks.
I understand your concerns, but we should consider what happened in April 2020. In a newsletter, the OneCoin scammers in Sofia warned about Simon Le’s new project. They called it “Copycat coin”.
Simon Le then reacted to this warning as follows:
Simon Le’s answer was circulated on Facebook and YouTube. Unfortunately I cannot give an exact source.
@Melanie I’m pretty sure Simon Le would never say such thing that he ‘exit scammed’, as it would be very bad for his future projects.
I could be wrong but my guess is that ‘quote’ is not even meant to be an exact quote , but to depict what happened in someone’s opinion.
I have a vague memory that this might be one of Daniel Leinhardt’s creations. I could be wrong though.
I also believe that the image with the supposed quotation was a form of commentary or parody.
Surprise! Who has been a Synergy Team Leader at Synergy Worldwide for 11 years and 7 months? The former “Captain”, Master Distributor and Crown Diamond at OneCoin / OneLife Simon Le (Lê Simon Quốc-Hưng) from Vietnam.
He spells his name differently on Linkedin.com: Simon Quoc Hung Lê
What happened now?
In memory of. A year ago, on January 18, 2020, Simon Le from Vietnam was the “Captain” of the sinking OneCoin-Titanic!
The last video with Simon Le was uploaded on December 18, 2020 and was only viewed 20 times.
the guy is a professional scammer.
i met him at his house many years ago when he was promoting Insider21, another ponzi scam, not started with Onecoin yet and before Insider21 was Synergy.
i also met his wife, she was hr manager of vietnamworks.com at the time as i remember.
i guess the number of his victims in Vietnam must be huge, wonder why he’s not in jail yet.
there are also some public figure in Vietnam (such as a guy name Lâm Minh Chánh) called him out fraud.
he bribed the police can be one possibility.
The internet doesn’t forget anything. You can find Simon Quốc Hưng Lê and INSIDER21 LIMITED here:
The photo stream is from April 2014:
how can Simon travel into and out of the US with his record?