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‘Robin Hood of the Banks’: We'll create different world with our own rules

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posted on Apr, 29 2014 @ 01:52 PM
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Quite simply, this man... is AWESOME.

Ladies and gentlemen, this is how it should be done. Scam the system that's been scamming the hell out of you.


“I realized that loans below 6,000 euro don’t show up in Spain’s bank database,” he says, revealing the first step on the way to accumulating the fortune that later earned him his moniker.

“As soon as I realized this, I started taking out loans of a little over 5,000 euro, accumulating a certain amount over time. Then, having transferred the whole sum to a single account, and having the ability to prove my financial eligibility, I started taking out bigger credit. It was very convenient to take advantage of the fact that Spain doesn’t update its banking database for months on end. That is how, from December 2007 to January 2008 I was able to take out the bulk of the money,” Duran explained.

The anti-capitalist takes pride in his actions against the banking system and believes that they are another step towards networking between other anti-capitalists and the setting up of organizations that can work together toward a global system that is not accountable to the established financial order.

From 2006 until 2008, Duran took out 68 commercial and personal loans from 39 banks in Spain and gave the money to social activities, like financing conferences against capitalism and providing cameras for an alternative TV channel.


Yes. Yes, yes, yes. 1,000 times yes.

This man is a PRO. And we could all learn a lot from his chutzpah.

After all, we're never going to fix this broken system from within it. The only way to engender real change is with a hard reboot of this corrupt world. Banks and governments don't play within the rules when they're screwing over we the people. This man realized the only way to win is to shove their rules right up their collective butts.

And this is nothing but karmic justice in action. And it'd be nice if more people started going outside the lines to exact some equally clever revenge on these institutions that have worked so hard to shackle and enslave us. After all, don't they deserve a little of what they're doing to us? Shouldn't they suffer as they've forced us to suffer?

Of course, there will be haters that said it's wrong, it's immoral, it's a CRIME. But I think we can all agree that the "laws" in this country aren't worth the pages they're printed on. The rules are written by the rich for the rich, and exist only to benefit them. Eff that. So I ask in return: How can it be stealing when the banks just generate loan money out of thin air? How can you rob someone of something that never existed?

And where would you rather see that "money" ending up? In the ever-swelling coffers of some massive bank, or in the pockets of people who are trying to make a real difference in the world?

Tides are turning. Resentment is swelling.

The winds of change are beginning to stir.

This is one massive example of the reactive chaotic good morality that arises when governments and financial institutions rig the game and work tirelessly to crush people under their boots. For every action there's an equal and opposite reaction, and if the system (and the people running it) hadn't long been screwing over the people, there wouldn't be heroes like this who sacrifice themselves in an effort to screw over the system.

Enric Duran, we salute you.

(source article Here)
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posted on Apr, 29 2014 @ 02:00 PM
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I can't imagine that the megabanks and the governments that are in bed with them will let this stand.



posted on Apr, 29 2014 @ 02:11 PM
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I'll have to read more in to this, but this guy just took out the loans with no intent on paying it back?

I'm all about breaking the big banks and "sticking it to the man", but if this is what he did.....it's just wrong.

ETA: If you want to change the system, there are better ways. All this man is doing is using a sneaky way to rob the banks in the hopes that he becomes some sort of martyr.
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posted on Apr, 29 2014 @ 02:14 PM
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He's taking advantage of the nation's people just like the banks have.

If he is indeed taking loans, with no intention of repaying, than those debts are simply going to fall at the feet of the Spanish people once the banks realize what's going on.

I'm not usually one to cry foul when a person pulls a fast one over a bank, but when it comes to messing with a banking economy that has pretty much collapsed already, that's a bit shady IMO.

~Tenth



posted on Apr, 29 2014 @ 02:21 PM
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originally posted by: sheepslayer247
I'll have to read more in to this, but this guy just took out the loans with no intent on paying it back?

I'm all about breaking the big banks and "sticking it to the man", but if this is what he did.....it's just wrong.

ETA: If you want to change the system, there are better ways. All this man is doing is using a sneaky way to rob the banks in the hopes that he becomes some sort of martyr.



He didn't just rob them, he invested in small business.



posted on Apr, 29 2014 @ 02:21 PM
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originally posted by: tothetenthpower
He's taking advantage of the nation's people just like the banks have.

If he is indeed taking loans, with no intention of repaying, than those debts are simply going to fall at the feet of the Spanish people once the banks realize what's going on.

I'm not usually one to cry foul when a person pulls a fast one over a bank, but when it comes to messing with a banking economy that has pretty much collapsed already, that's a bit shady IMO.

~Tenth

He didn't just rob them, he invested in small business.



posted on Apr, 29 2014 @ 02:23 PM
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a reply to: Antipathy17

I'm doing a bit more reading on him, his motives and his actions.

I may end up changing my mind.

~Tenth



posted on Apr, 29 2014 @ 02:25 PM
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a reply to: Antipathy17

So it's ok to take out a loan, knowing you have no intent of repaying it, as long as we agree with what he did with the money?

Honestly, wouldn't these "small businesses" be guilty of recieving stolen goods? (In reference to the cameras given to the alternative TV station) Couldn't this actually cause these folks a lot of trouble?



posted on Apr, 29 2014 @ 02:44 PM
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originally posted by: sheepslayer247
So it's ok to take out a loan, knowing you have no intent of repaying it, as long as we agree with what he did with the money?

That is essentially exactly the same thing our Governments are doing since WWII.

I probably don't agree with his motives, but he didn't steal money, he stole currency.

I think it is kind of funny... I'll have to read more about this later.



posted on Apr, 29 2014 @ 04:34 PM
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Leave it to our resident moral crusaders to point the finger at this man and his "wrongdoing."

Always remember, folks; if an international body (such as a banking institute) octopuses its way into an unparralled level of corruption, it's A-Okay. It's just how the elites run this planet, us being their pawns.

But oh my Golly, when someone else does it and uses it as a platform for positive social change? Let's nitpick at the little variables and cry foul.

It's like our species has been kicked in the teeth for centuries, and as soon as we raise our fists in retaliation there is instantly a group of people that swing in to play moral crusader.

Kudos to this dude. Oh... and if people are so upset about how he took out interest without the intention of paying it back... go and file a lawsuit and alleviate this man's rampant corruption yourself. While you're at it, destroy the Federal Reserve and the LIBOR institute.

Until that day comes, I will absolutely and unequivocally applaud and support people that have finally had enough, and decided to take action more considerably than playing moral crusader on an internet forum.

Just my .02.



posted on Apr, 29 2014 @ 04:38 PM
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It's all very clever but it sounds like theft. I am never a fan of the principle that two wrongs make a right.

Regards



posted on Apr, 29 2014 @ 04:40 PM
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Two wrongs don't make a right.

Just sayin'...

ETA: Got beat to it. Anyway, yeah. He lies to get money that the people he's trying to help will eventually have to pay back. Sounds like a short-sighted, dick move to me.

I'm sure he's popular with the anti-cap ladies, though.
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posted on Apr, 29 2014 @ 04:44 PM
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The banks don't really own the money to begin with, which is mind blowing if you think about it. I too disagree with how he went about this, simply because it will not make a difference. If it were something that many people would be willing to do, then the system would have to change. But as it stands now only a handful of people will actually do this, and that is not going to hurt the banks very much.



posted on May, 1 2014 @ 06:48 PM
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originally posted by: JiggyPotamus
The banks don't really own the money to begin with, which is mind blowing if you think about it. I too disagree with how he went about this, simply because it will not make a difference. If it were something that many people would be willing to do, then the system would have to change. But as it stands now only a handful of people will actually do this, and that is not going to hurt the banks very much.


No offense, but you sound like a slave to the system. Someone who would rather deal with the devil you know, rather than the devil you don't. Giving the system a chance to correct itself because of the actions of a growing number of people is an exercise in futility. They will never change for us because they have a good thing going for themselves. You HAVE to do what this guy did, find a beneficial loophole, and start doing it en masse in order to make a system that actually works and will topple the old regime given time and numbers. This is a classic case of the ends justifying the means.

This might take some time, but you can't accomplish something if you don't start. And it's hard to get things like this going when you have people crying foul and painting what is essentially a good picture in a bad light.



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