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Boycott Kim K Website

Run By Convicted Con Man

1/20/2012 5:00 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Kim Kardashian
The man behind BoycottKim.com is a convicted felon with a history of conning people -- and ... SURPRISE!!! ... there are serious questions over whether he's grossly exaggerated the number of people who have signed the petition to rid the world of all things Kardashian.

Frank Basti -- the man behind the movement -- is freshly off parole for a mail fraud conviction.  Basti was nailed for sending notices to 5,000 California car dealerships, telling each of them they owed lots of money to the DMV and this was their final chance to pay ... or else. 

Basti served federal prison time and was on parole until last July. Several months later Basti launched the Kardashian website.

Basti claims roughly 650,000 people have signed his petition.  But according to Compete.com -- a prominent website traffic estimator -- only 24k unique visitors went to the site in December and 20k in November.

Basti tells TMZ it's not a scam and he's counting a previous petition and his Facebook page connected to his Kardashian website to justify the 650,000 number.  He insists he's not making any money off the site

As for why Basti wants to Boycott the Kardashians ... he says he's offended that mainstream media is covering them like a serious news story.

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ExtraKetchup    

"He's offended that mainstream media is covering them like a serious news story." Weeeellll, is he wrong about that?

956 days ago
17.

Snowman with a Turnip Nose    

Watching the Lardassians' show is a waste of time, "boykotting" Kim is a waste of time and writing this / these comment(s) is a waste of time, too. Draw your own conclusions.

956 days ago
18.

oc    

it pretty damn good website, ofcourse tmz trying hard to make the guy look bad....

956 days ago
19.

That's Right    

Everybody knows prostitutes will cut a bytoch who tries to steal her money, Kim holding on to her money tight, to bad she didn't close her legs tight. LOL Kim will go down fighting, after losing the magazine deal and fake car ride, khloe father issues and Bruce loving Prada woke the devil up in them....Let's get ready to rumble, i love a good fight pass the pop corn. In this corner we have the K-trash and in the this corner the Public......it's going to be a TKO and the public will win.

956 days ago
20.

GO AWAY ALREADY    

Robert Sr. freed a murderer, Kris Jenner is an unashamed adulterer and megalomaniac, Kim K. leaked her own sex tape and made a mockery of marriage with her sham wedding and Khloe was convicted of a DUI. So what's your point TMZ? No matter how much that greedy fake family pays you to trash the site or the man running it, we, the petitioners, will not stop until we get what WE want! So go on and continue to be bought off by them. All it does is make it very obvious that they line your pockets, making you just as sleazy and manipulative as they are. #BoycottKim ALWAYS!!!

956 days ago
21.

letsjustsaymaria    

omg seriously, TMZ is so with the Kardashians!!! :O i swear from this day I WILL NOT WATCH TMZ ANYMORE!!!!!

956 days ago
22.

nikki    

Didn't expect anything else from TMZ!!!!
Too bad TMZ doesn't understand that THERE IS NO PAROLE IN FEDERAL SYSTEM. Seems like they were too busy promoting Kim's propaganda to check their facts!!!! LOL
That is right TMZ, garbage should stick together!!! Keep continue to kiss her FAT ASS!
Go BoycottKim.com

956 days ago
23.

Fat Mike    

Why are TMZ speculating when they have the tools (the internet) to find out whether he's lying or not?
What's with all the beat-ups lately? You should rename this website "Seinfeld", cos it's becoming the website about nothing.

956 days ago
24.

bb    

I don't care who says it - he speaks the truth. She should be boycotted! They ALL promote a selfish, misogynistic, promiscuous, money scamming lifestyle to young women. I can't believe society would turn someone into a bajillionaire just because -

1) She made a horrible sex tape where she lies there like a starfish while a dude pisses on her.

2) She's the daughter of a slasher's lawyer and a money grubbing daughter pimpin' cheating ho.

3) She has a big fake fat ass which looks like it was made by Oneal "Doctor Fix-a-Flat" Morris so all the fat chicks can identify with her and think it's ok to be fat.

Let's face it, these are the ONLY reasons she's even famous. I would never give the Kardashians a single cent of my money.

956 days ago
25.

Sabrina    

I feel as if he is the lesser con in this scenario ...

956 days ago
26.

loungecat    

We're talking about the Kartrashy CON FAMILY that lies about everything, lmao! Who cares about some nothing lil ex-con that doesn't like them, this SCAMILY has been conning the public for millions for years!!

956 days ago
27.

Marina    

Looks like the skank ho KarTrashian and her PimpMamma are starting to bully this gentleman like they have bullied Jonathan Jaxon and are attempting to besmirch the reputation of Kris Humphries with their obviously fake as hell editing of their "show".

TMZ is quite obviously a paid puppet of the KarTrashian clan to spew their BS, so I suggest we boycott this site as well.

956 days ago
28.

AyeJay    

This completely validates my thoughts of TMZ getting paid by the KarTRASHians to get good publicity. Who cares who runs the site, it's putting the KarTRASHians for who they really are, and they hate it. And if you actually think about it, the only people they should be mad at is themselves because they keep wanting to be in the media and more things about them get exposed.

956 days ago
29.

nikki    

KimK has millions fake fans on Facebook and Twitter, created by the machine.....and she is profiting from that!!! Can we consider that as a fraud??? Maybe she should go to the judge and say: I profited for so many years by lying to people and using them to make my millions. =]

956 days ago
30.

That's Right    

Check out this site, did you know Kim is a thief? She stole over 120k from Ray J's mother. If you can't click on it type in Ray j's mother put Kim on blast. Kim should have went to jail for that.

http://diaryofahollywoodstreetking.com/lets-see-kim-kardashian-is-a-porn-star-liar-and-a-thief/

Which is worse, a con man posting the truth or a whore who lies about child slaves in China. Kim said she wants to adopt a black baby from Haiti look how popular Jolie and Pitt is now, with hopes it can fix her PR, WTF, mommy dearest for 2012.

956 days ago
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