Subprime Blogger Casey Serin Returns

From Wikipedia: Casey Konstantin Serin (born September 10, 1982) is a former real estate speculator and blogger. In a newspaper article, USA Today called him the "poster child for everything that went wrong in the real estate boom".[1] Born in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, Serin immigrated to the United States in 1994. After graduating from high school, Serin bounced from job to job, generally working in website design. In his early twenties, however, Serin decided to quit working full-time in order to pursue house flipping as a means of generating income. Beginning in October 2005 and continuing through the following year, Serin purchased eight houses in four southwest U.S. states, and then began blogging about the foreclosure[2] process on the properties he was unable to resell. In time, five of the eight properties foreclosed.[3] The dubious nature of Serin’s real estate transactions, coupled with his subsequent blogging about the affair, have led to Serin’s name becoming strongly associated with the subprime mortgage crisis.

On 8/16/2009, Serin launched Island2012.com. The goal of Island2012.com is to get people to pay to join a community and advertise on that community under the promise of being allowed to live on an island that Serin intends to purchase.

From my live cam:

palestine4ever:  casey serin is back online
YourMoralLeader:  what is eye-patch underwear?
palestine4ever:  the guy is instant page views
YourMoralLeader:  awesome
palestine4ever:  island2012.com
palestine4ever:  his new scheme, to be shortlived no doubt, is to have people send him money to buy an island
palestine4ever:  his own brother started a blog to condemn him at steveserin.com
YourMoralLeader:  awesome
palestine4ever:  he’s desperate for media attention since he thinks it’ll somehow magically lead to profit
YourMoralLeader:  what is eye-patch underwear?
palestine4ever:  you got me
palestine4ever:  a g-string?
palestine4ever:  kinda looks like an eyepatch
palestine4ever:  but you know me, anything less than leggings and a onesy is obscene in the eyes of Allah
YourMoralLeader:  yes
palestine4ever:  casey serin, man
palestine4ever:  instant page views
palestine4ever:  declan mccullough from CNET/CBS is the only guy of your stature to ever really take him on
palestine4ever:  the trick is, he has this huge online community of people who hate his guts
palestine4ever:  they immediately flood the comments of anywhere that writes about him
palestine4ever:  because the guy is such a train wreck, it’s utterly fascinating to watch
YourMoralLeader:  but you said he reminds you of me?
palestine4ever:  haha, not quite
palestine4ever:  you actually work
palestine4ever:  but having luke and casey exist in the same plane of the universe is some kind of unholy magic
palestine4ever:  http://www.caseypedia.com/wiki/Main_Page
palestine4ever:  there’s an entire site dedicated to him

Steve Serin writes:

So in your opinion what real steps should be taken towards the long restoration road to Casey getting better?  Here are a few issues right off the bat.  No matter what you tell Casey, his automatic response every time is “Well… Im sorry you feel that way” Or “I value your opinion and will take it into consideration”  In other words, I really dont care what you have to say unless what you are saying is parallel with what I want to do.  See posting online is simple because he simply does not approve anything, but trying to talk to the guy in person is so frustrating you dont even know !

Oh and by the way, according to Casey he still does not have his money yet, therefor he has not spent it yet.

About Luke Ford

I've written five books (see Amazon.com). My work has been followed by the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, and 60 Minutes. I teach Alexander Technique in Beverly Hills (Alexander90210.com).
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