The 'New Zealand Wolf of Wall Street': Teen claims he makes $5,000 a week

• 'New Zealand Wolf of Wall Street' fraudulently makes $5000 every week
• The 19-year-old man uses credit card details he illegally acquires online
• With stolen money he lives big, throwing parties, driving expensive cars
• He said failing to earn $1 million before 18-years-old took an "emotional toll"

Aaron illegally makes $5000 a week by using credit card details he's fraudulently acquired on the internet.

Using stolen credit card details, the 19-year-old Kiwi buys digital gift cards and sells them again for less money than they're worth, according to VICE.

With the stolen money, Aaron - whose real name has not been disclosed - lives the debauched life that is normally only reserved for Hollywood movies.

Just like Jordan Belfort from Hollywood blockbuster The Wolf of Wall Street, Aaron throws alcohol fueled parties, treats his friends to lavish holidays and even owns a $100,000 Audi A5.

But the self-confessed 'New Zealand Wolf of Wall Street' said it wasn't enough.

Aaron said his failure to make his first million by the time he was 18-years-old took a huge "emotional toll".

He said he wouldn't feel accomplished until he was earning a whopping $50,000 a week, a goal he expected to reach within just two years.

The teenager said the rollercoaster all started when he bought a pair of Calvin Klein shoes online from Amazon using credit card details he illegally bought "on the dark web".

"A guy I knew asked me where I got my shoes from and if he could buy them. I (illegally) bought the credit card details for US$6.50 and sold the shoes for NZ$199," he said.

Just like the real Jordan Belfort (pictured), the 19-year-old man found himself making huge sums of money illegally. Photo / Supplied
Just like the real Jordan Belfort (pictured), the 19-year-old man found himself making huge sums of money illegally. Photo / Supplied

That was when Aaron said he realised he had the potential to make obscene amounts of money.

But because he made so much money illegally, Aaron said he was forced to create a cover up business.

He said he owned and operated a legal e-commerce store, and simply told people business was booming.

Aaron said just one person knew his secret.

He said a friend started the business with him but got cold feet soon after.

When he left the business, Aaron said his friend threatened to go to the police with the information.

He said the friend even filed a report at the police station, but never ended up handing it in.

While he knew what he was doing was 100 per cent illegal, Aaron said he was comfortable with it because he didn't scam everyday people.

In 99 per cent of cases, he said it was the bank or a major retailer who lost out.

Aaron said he didn't see an end to his controversial business methods, but said he did set boundaries for himself.

He said his father was a "cold hearted scammer" and vowed never to become him.

"He swindled a lot of people and when shit hit the fan, he committed suicide," he said.

Earning $5000 every week, Aaron said he also studied a demanding degree at university.

And while he was terrified he would get caught, Aaron said it was that fear that kept him switched on.

He said the moment he lost that fear, would be when he would make a mistake and the game would be over.

- Daily Mail

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