Cheria Ytj

Refused payment on publisher account

Updated by user Oct 08, 2013

Virool paid my balance in full after I submitted a complaint to the BBB.

Original review Aug 28, 2013

I opened a publisher account, got approved, and started providing views for Virool via my website, BTCWorker. After $50 was accumulated I decided to try and get a payout.

It remained pending for 2 weeks so I filed a ticket. I was told they were having problems viewing my offer wall so I provided detailed instructions on how to view it. A couple of weeks pass, still no response. I request another payout, this time nearing $100, and waited.

Stuck on pending. I submitted another ticket. Nothing. I tried countless times to get in contact with them to no avail.

Finally I received a message on my ticket saying that my publisher account was declined and I could request further information at another email address. I did. Twice. No response.

I gave up. Took my website down and ate my losses.

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Leslea Uwt

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Virool is an unethical business with horrific practices

I earned 80$ as a publisher on virool. The whole system is that you have to earn your minimum withdrawal to get "reviewed".

this is 10$, which comes out to 100 views you have to get. So I racked up 80$ and started emailing and calling them about my money only to get ignored. After 3 weeks I tried to log in and got an account suspension message. Then an email stating i have been BANNED from the virool network.

Later I learn that you only get paid after passing your "review'. This is not stated anywhere on the website. nor a tos guidlines for publishers or anything. So they have not paid me and are still ignoring me.

I have filed a complaint with the BBB. I am going to take them to small claims court out of general principle.

I also plan on publicizing their practices and expose them for the company that they are. I highly doubt that they will stay in business much longer.

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Virool is scam company. Do not waste your time and money.


Anyone interested in initiating a criminal lawsuit against these thieves? I am planning to do something soon.


I also has a very similar exprience with Virool. I would advise that consumers steer clear of these thieves.

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Laquanna Zmj

Virool suspends my account for no reason

Here is my entire communication with Virool:

I selected the correct categories (Sites/Blogs, Virtual Currency API). I've been cooperative and provided them with my Google Analytics when they asked for it. There is no reason at all for them to suspend my account.

After one week of communication (more like waiting for a week for them to reply), this is the reason that they provided: "We can't really comment on actual reasons since we use that information improve network quality".

I urge both publishers and advertisers to beware of this company.

They refuse to pay me even the $15.60 that they owe me.

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Will Moffett M

Thief Lost $5,000 from Scam Artist

They claim they can get your video at a low cost 0.04 cents per view. I spent $5,000 to try to get my views up.

When that happened YouTube flagged my video.I posted the video a week ago and I asked the company for a refund. What there answer was no we don't care if your video gets flagged on YouTube. If you have any common sense avoid this company so you don't get your YouTube video flagged.I made the purchase on 2/17/2012 and my video was flagged and taken down on 2/20/2013.

Please avoid this company at all cost.

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Virool is total scam website. Try to open a publisher account and your account has been suspended after your second withdrawal.


You should have used


Anyone interested in initiating a criminal lawsuit against these thieves? I am planning to do something soon.


This is crazy youtube also accepts payments for video promotion entirely to expensive just like virool. The youtube TOS is one big hypocritical piece of fu*kery that *** me off every time i think about it.

Virool uses bot views but if you buy those type of views any where else you will get flagged. The youtube staff has sent me links in my inbox saying i can buy views from places they recommend and all of them use bot views.

So you mean to tell me they flagged a video of yours that there buddy virool was suppose to be promoting? Thats low @ its core pure BS


omfg and youtube promotes them every-***-where! Are you kidding me?!


my video is under scrutiny from youtube after i paid virool to hook it up to possible enthusiasts. Seems dodgy then.


I left this response on another website, because I feel companies that are questionable that can take advantage of innocent marketers need to be exposed:

I couldn’t agree more. Something is totally fishy here.

I also looked for reviews and found nothing. My friend (who I just forwarded this article to) spent $800 dollars on Virool and received over 12,000 views, but he received not one thumbs up or down or comment on the video, which is a tell-tale sign that they are fake views. And his video’s are professionally edited and professionally written… so something is up here.

He wrote them an email informing them of his concern and as of yet (6 days ago)… he hasn’t received any response from them. If it looks like a duck, sounds like a duck, and walks like a duck… it might be Virool…

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