Forsage (Review) | How Legit Is This Platform?

by | Jul 31, 2020 | News, Ponzi/MLM | 18 comments

Today’s analytical review is on Forsage, a fast money-making platform that has won the heart of many Nigerians.

I have heard different stories of people earning big on the platform. Someone even said he has received over 100% ROI so far.

And to think that Forsage is barely 6 months old, it just blows my mind.

You must have heard similar stories too. That’s probably why you are reading this post to learn the truth about Forsage.

Well, I did my research on the platform and I am willing to share with you all that I learned.

Read this post to the end to know if Forsage is legit or not.

Post Summary

We’ll discuss Forsage under the following subheadings:

  1. What Is Forsage?
  2. How Forsage Works
  3. How Do I Earn On Forsage?
  4. Secret Of High Earners In Forsage
  5. Forsage Contact Channels
  6. Is Forsage Legit?
  7. Conclusion

Let’s roll!

1. What Is Forsage?

about forsage

Forsage is a smart contract technology that allows users to directly engage in personal and business transactions.

It was created in February 6, 2020 on the Ethereum Blockchain.

Initially, the developers of this platform were not known.

But on June 30th, 2020, the Philippines SEC revealed LADO OKHOTNIKOV as the founder in an advisory warning.

Forsage intends to help users accumulate Ethereum (ETH). When you visit the Forsage website, you are most likely to be impressed. Have a peep:

forsage features

Also, from the website, we are made to believe that Forsage is a matrix cycler program. But Forsage is just another pyramid scheme on the Ethereum blockchain. Nothing special!

Let me explain…

What Exactly Is A Matrix Cycler Program?

A matrix cycler program is a business model where money is exchanged for a product.

It features a list where members wait for their turn to receive more of the product.

The completion of a list opens up another list and so on.

Most matrix programs are hosted on the web but that of Forsage is hosted on the Ethereum Blockchain.

In the definition of ‘matrix cycler program’ above, you must have seen, ‘exchange of money for a product’.

Well, that is not how it is on the Forsage matrices. There is no inbuilt exchange on the platform. And it does not have any product.

Rather, users of the platform exchange their money for ETH in an exchange. Buy a position on the Forsage Matrices with their ETH. Then wait for the added bonus of more ETH.

Also, users waiting in line will only receive more ETH as new people join the line.

Sounds a lot like a Pyramid scheme if you ask me. Or, what do you think?

Moving on, let’s see how Forsage works.

2. How Forsage Works

To become an active user of Forsage, you will need a/an:

An ETH wallet is where the ETH you earn on the platform will be sent.

Also, when you make purchases on the platform, your ETH wallet will be debited.

An Upline is the person that introduced you to Forsage. During registration, you will be required to provide an upline ID.

Then the downline represents people that you will bring to the platform.

The more people in your downline, the more you will earn. It also means more profit for your upline.

The Process…

First, you will install the Trust wallet in your mobile or the Metamask wallet on your desktop.

The next thing to do is to fund your wallet with Ethereum. With that, you can now register on Forsage with 0.05ETH.

Upon registration, you will open the first slots for the Forsage matrices (Forsage X3 and Forsage X4) simultaneously. Each matrix cost 0.025ETH.

Forsage X3 and Forsage X4 have 12 slots each, which make up a total of 24 slots.

You earn by purchasing slots. Each slot doubles in price and pays more commission than the previous one.

Every slot you purchase will continue generating income for you. This means that as people join your slot, you will earn the ETH equivalent of every slot you’ve bought.

For example, since you have purchased slot 1 upon registration, you will keep earning 0.05 ETH from that slot as more people join the platform through you.

Forsage seems interesting, doesn’t it?

Next, I will show you in clearer details, how you can earn from this platform.

Keep reading!

3. How Do I Earn On Forsage?

To understand how you can earn on Forsage, let’s take a look at the compensation plan for each Matrix.

Forsage X3

Here, you will have 3 positions in the line below you. Therefore, you are expected to invite 3 people to fill those positions.

When you do that, you will receive a 0% payment for positions 1 and 2 (0.0125 ETH + 0.0125 ETH = 0.05 ETH)

Your upline receives the payment for the 3rd position (as you can see in the image above).

This 3rd position opens another line of 3 positions. And the cycle continues.

Thus, as more lines fall below you (in other words, as you purchase more slots), you will be paid more ETH.

Forsage X4

In this Matrix, 2 lines are below you. The first line has 2 positions while the second line has 4 positions.

This means you are expected to recruit 6 persons. Or, you can recruit 2 persons and encourage them to recruit 2 persons as well.

Your upline receives the payment from the 2 positions in your first line.

While 100% of the payment from 3 positions in your second line is sent directly to your wallet.

Then the payment from the last position is used to reopen another slot.

By the time you have filled all the slots in this Matrix, you would have made a profit of 51.2 ETH. And this is after you have spent 102.35 ETH buying the slots.

It is the same for Matrix 3.

There’s more!

4. The Secret of High Earners on The Forsage Platform

The Forsage platform sensitizes members to upgrade to higher slots with the profit they make.

This is to help them make more profit and benefit from the system’s matrix payment and spillover.

When users fail to upgrade, they begin to lose profit. This happens because new users take over profits.

Therefore, the high earners on this platform achieve that by buying as many slots as possible. Some buy as much as 10 slots from the onset and continue in that manner.

The question becomes, what happens to users who cannot afford that much? Your guess is as good as mine.

Let’s proceed!

5. Forsage Contact Channels

You can learn more about Forsage from the following channels:

  • Telegram:
  • Email: [email protected]
  • YouTube:

It is now time to answer the question that brought you here. Join me in the next section to know my answer (#winks).

6. Is Forsage Legit?

To me, Forsage is legit to an extent and then it is not. Below are my reasons why.

What makes it legit?

i. The platform does not keep the ETH owned by members. Every member has his or her ETH wallet.

ii. Some individuals have benefited from the platform.

iii. The registration details of the Forsage website can be found on

iv. Lastly, records of Forsage transactions can be found on the Ethereum Blockchain.

But then, Etherscan also recognized the warning on Forsage by the Philippines SEC. Have a look :

Why is Forsage not legit?

i. Let’s start from the 30th June announcement by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Philippines.

The commission strictly warned the public not to invest or stop investing in the Forsage Platform.

According to the report, all the legit claims by the platform are false. Forsage has no authorization to make dealings with the public.

Now that is a huge red flag for Forsage.

Read full details here.

ii. Another point to consider is that Forsage does not have any products.

The income of the system is generated from new recruitment and purchase of higher slots by investors.

Forsage needs a steady stream of new money to keep cycling.

Otherwise, it will stall out, cycles will not be completed, and the platform will eventually stop paying.

iii. That Forsage is hosted on a blockchain does not make it more legit than other matrix schemes that have crashed.

And have you noticed? Smart contract crypto-based matrix cycler programs are trending.

It is like every new week births another ETH based gifting pyramid scheme just like Forsage.

Sadly, matrix cyclers never last. Whenever recruitment reduces, users will no longer get paid.

Certainly, there will be users who cannot recruit before then, so, they will lose their money.

Whereas the admins and other people at the top will receive bulk payments.

There is no assurance that Forsage will not crash the same way previous schemes like Loom and MMM did.

iv. The founders of Forsage were not known until 5 months after the platform was launched.

And that happened because they were called out by the Philippines SEC.

Where were they hiding in the first place?

v. Again, Ethereum is the only method of peer to peer payments.

As such, there is no recourse/refund once you lose your ETH on the platform.

Bottom line

Bulk of the money will be made at the top of the pyramid, from the owners, the owners’ friends, big recruiters, and the earliest participants.

Moreover, the users at the bottom and most people who join later will be left with an empty bag, little to no payout, and probably lose their money.

So long as earning big on the platform depends on the number of persons a user can recruit, the platform will fail in record time.

Or, can Forsage recruit the whole world?

7. Conclusion

Though Forsage seems promising, it still attracts lots of doubts.

As it stands, we can say that the business is booming but for how long? Who knows the number of victims there will be when the system finally crashes?

That’s all I have to say on Forsage.

Now, it’s your turn:

What do you think of the Forsage platform?

Is it legit or not? And why do you think so?

Are you a user of the platform? What can you say the future holds for Forsage?

Share your answers (or questions) in the comments section right now.

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  1. Blossom

    Thank you very much for the info.
    But my question, though may sound silly.
    Can u withdraw the etherum u are given at anytime? Or you have to wait for a stipulated time.
    Dats my major concern.
    Thank you

    • Chiamaka Atueyi

      Hello Blossom,
      There was no mention of withdrawal.
      Maybe the team at Forsage will know better.

  2. David

    Very beautiful work going on here…
    But let’s try to add the date of the article, I can’t find it

    • Chiamaka Atueyi

      Hello David, your observation is noted.
      We will work on that.

  3. Starteasyjob

    please admin my friend got me introduced to this program and I’m planning to register and invest i would like to know is it legit and worth the investment

    • Chiamaka Atueyi

      Hello there,
      We did a good job of explaining that in this article. It is left for you to make your deductions from what you’ve read.
      But considering the many grey areas round about this project,it is advised that you invest with money you can afford to lose.

  4. Celine

    In forsage like with trons,not a must you refer to earn. There’s a package called X-gold that you join as an investor only….it takes time but you’ll eventually get to earn the spillovers from upline, downline,crosslines,e.t.c. I think this contract is a good one

  5. Wale Sage

    Kindly share the link to this claim that the Philippines sec withdrew their concerns…

  6. Gabriel

    Very clear, thanks

  7. Diane Wolfe

    The SEC recanted their concern with Forsage. It’s not a pyramid scheme. People from the bottom to the top make money, not just the top. Yes if you bring in new partners you make more like any network marketing company. Your money is protected in your wallet so you can’t lose your money invested. You should do more research and rewrite your article,

  8. Mr. Elvis Chris

    Nice write up I understand and I am clarified.

    • Jude Umeano

      We are happy to be of help

  9. IFY

    It looks shady…

  10. Elizabeth

    Once earning depends on recruitment it is never legit, blockchain or no blockchain and forsage is no exception

    • Jude Umeano

      That’s correct

  11. Helen

    A friend has been telling me about joining Forsage. Embarrassing me with all his credit alerts. Now I know better. Thank u

  12. Olamide

    Comprehensive! Thank you


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Chinma Udeji
Professional Cryptocurrency Writer. I break down complex crypto topics into simple words.