Frequently Asked Questions

Common questions I get asked all the time about Karatbars. I do my best to be available  DAY and NIGHT to help our team learn/grow. I have included all frequently asked questions and answered it in this page. If you have any questions that hasn’t been listed here, please contact me.

Company General

Can you tell me about Karatbars Founder , the Company, and the Products?

The Founder

Karatbars Founder, Harald SeizKaratbars International is the brain child of a man named Harald Seiz who launched this company in 2011 and specializes in selling small gold bars and gift items in gold bullion.

The company headerquarters are located in Stuttgart where they do all sorts of things like marketing, customer service and delivery of their Gold goods.  In the last 5 years, this company has expanded into over 120 countries and the vision is to get to 194 countries.

Harald Seiz has been in the financial industry since the early 1980’s and has been very successful.  In 2008, He decided to get into the metal business and this is where the magic sparked which lead up to Karatbars International creation!

In these videos, Part 1 [20 Minutes] and Part 2 [20 Minutes], Harald Seiz tells his story, and vision behind Karatbars.

The Company

Karatbars Head OfficeKaratbars International was founded in 2011. The company specializes in the sale of small gold bars and gift items in gold bullion. The headquarters and the logistics center of Karatbars International is located in Stuttgart, Germany.

It is responsible for the support, marketing, customer and partner communication, execution and delivery of orders. Headquarters also co-ordinates the opening of new countries throughout Europe. The company allows you to buy gold at an affordable way to strengthen and stabilize your portfolio. The company is already represented in over 120 countries around the world.

The Products

Gold in small denominations makes it affordable for everyone to own physical gold. Karatbars is a company with attractive products in the fields of 1 gram of gold cards. Karatbars gold bars guarantee stability and serve in times of economic upheaval as a possible payment and also a medium of exchange.

1 Gram Gold Bars

Karatbar sells 1 gram, 2.5 grams, and 5 grams gold bars or bullion which are:

  • Certified and Laminated with UV Protected Film
  • Valid Trademarked with a stamp
  • Assayers signature is on each unit
  • Hologram adcorns are on the reverse side of the bar for security and visual appeal.

They are all 999.9 Pure Atakulche bars produced by Atasay, a LBMA GDL Refiner.

2. Country Cards

Country gold cards are collector’s items. Karatbars International is currently selling gold in over 120 countries around the world. For this reason, Karatbars produce different country cards so that you can collect them or give them as presents.

3. Collector Cards

Gold has been, and will forever remain a highly sought-after collector’s item for thousands of years. But, gold in the form of collector’s cards is, globally speaking, hard to come by. Karatbars have revolutionized the market by producing limited editions, giving you a reason to look at gold from a different perspective.

4. Special Cards

For special occasions, Karatbars offers you the opportunity to give your loved ones a unique present. Perfect for: Weddings, Birthdays, Holidays, Simply saying “I Love You”. Give a gift as unique as your love. 

5. Branding Cards

Create your own design for your Karatbars Gold Card with our line of Branding Cards. With this great product, you have endless possibilities when it comes to promoting your company, commemorating a momentous life event, or giving a gift to someone special.

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For Customers

Why buy from Karatbars? I can buy gold cheaper elsewhere!

Education is key to growing your wealth. Buying gold is no different. Just because you see Gold prices online, it doesn’t mean that you can buy for the spot price listed. There are high minimums that you need to purchase to be able to get those prices. Plus, not all gold is created equal. Please watch the video by Brian McGinty for more education on buying gold.

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What is LBMA and LBMA-certified gold?

LBMA stands for London Bullion Market Association. This is an international organization that represents the London gold and silver bullion market internationally. LBMA is a dynamic association that has a vast range of responsibilities. Some of its most important activities include creating and refining industry standards, maintaining trade documentation and making sure that industry reps adhere to the best practices within the field. On top of all that, LBMA is responsible for the maintenance of the Good Delivery List. It accredits new refiners and it frequently carries out testing of refiners that have already been accredited. The official website of LBMA is and you can find more information about the organization there.

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How does Karatbars Ship Gold worldwide?

Karatbars uses FedEx to make its deliveries. The rate is flat and it’s approximately 25 dollars. Your gold will arrive to the address of preference in approximately two weeks.

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Can I call and speak with someone in Karatbars regarding my purchase?

Head Office Service & Support

Karatbars Head OfficeUS Support: + 1 224 829 00 47

EU Support: +49 (0) 711 128 970 00

Office hours US & Spanish Support: Mon-Thurs 8am – 10pm CET, Fri 8am – 6pm CET, Sat-Sun 8am – 9pm CET

Office hours EU Support: Mon-Thurs 9am – 12.30pm / 1.30pm – 6pm CET, Fri 9am – 12.30pm / 1.30pm – 4pm CET

Email: [email protected]

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Affiliate Partner Opportunities

Is Karatbars a MLM, Scam, or Ponzi Scheme?

Unfortunately, this is a question most people either ask or would like to know when it comes to Affiliate programs, and other online referral programs. I am going to answer this with utmost integrity from my part and the experience I have with the company.

Karatbars is not a SCAM. PONZI SCHEME, or ILLEGAL. This private, debt free company, specializes in the sale of small 999.9 pure gold bars and gift items and is based in Germany, a country which has some of the strictest business laws in the world. Karatbars International GmbH is a completely legal and fully registered company.

How old is the company?

5+ Years Old. Opened in Europe in 2009 – opened for business in USA and Canada in 2011.

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Karatbars International GmbH

Königstrasse 52

70173 Stuttgart


Karatbars is an e-commerce company with an affiliate program. (Like Amazon)

Karatbars International is based in Stuttgart Germany. WTO registered as an e-commerce Company, with an Affiliate Program (like Amazon). All components of the program are optional. No requirements or purchases.

Karatbars International offers savings and money moving strategies, as well as, the free software to do it with. Thousands worldwide are joining this movement.

Karatbars International expedites metal goods sales, secure storage, delivery, payment processing and innovative money moving strategies.

Germany has extremely strict Business Laws.

Karatbars has met or exceeded German Business Standards for over 4 years. Karatbars International has met or exceeded International Commerce Laws, 5 year track record of successful, compliant operations.

Karabars does Business in 120 Countries, shipping 999.9 Good Delivery, 1 gram units to 90 Countries.

Karatbars International has a 5 year history that is impressive. Affiliates have developed a 12 Week Plan you need to see to believe. You can set up an account at no cost. Free to set up and even use. There are “Free strategies” to multiply earning power and ROI.

Accounts are FREE & Everything is Optional

All components, account features, direct access to products, services and software are FREE. No Spending Requirements – No Website Fees – No Annual Renewal Fees

Karatbars does not have any requirements. Every product and service is optional. There are no fees to join and Karatbars does not charge website fees either.

The company partners with only LBMA Refineries, which guarantees production and supply stability.

Where is the home office located? Where are they registered as a business?

Karatbars International GmbH

Königstrasse 52

70173 Stuttgart


Service & Support

Phone: +49 (0) 711 12040830

Email: [email protected]

Companies Register

Amtsgericht Stuttgart

HRB 739615

Managing Director: Pietro Fazio

Who are the owners?

Founder and owner

Since the early ’80s, Harald Seiz is self-sufficient in the financial industry. After training in insurance and real estate industry, he worked as an independent financial services provider with a number of companies, where he was very successful. During the mid-90s he reached with a company about 60 million in sales.

End of 2008, he joined a company into a precious metals business. In just seven months Harald Seiz was the no. 1 for the company. However, his visions were larger than those of the company, which was only active in Germany. Gold in small units available for everyone – and that worldwide – was a fantastic idea to offer people more certainty. So Harald Seiz founded in 2011 Karatbars International GmbH.

The company specialized in the sale of small gold bars and gold bars, as gifts with 1 gram gold cards, merchandise, collectibles and gift cards. Currently Harald Seiz is operating with its innovative products worldwide in over 100 countries. It is his vision to help in all 194 countries of the earth to the people through financial security.

The headquarters and the logistics center of the company are located in Stuttgart, where the responsibility lies for the support, marketing, customer and partner communications, design, ordering and delivery, as well as planning for the start to be developed into new countries in Europe.

The thinking and acting at the highest level includes aspiration, straightforwardness, fairness and honesty. I guarantee that with my name.

Are they debt free?


How many employees do they have?

(58) employees

Karatbars International GmbH

Tel.: +49 (0) 711 120 408 30

US Support Hotline: +1 224 829 0047 | European Support Hotline: +49 711 128 970 00

Copyright © 2011 – 2013 Karatbars International ™ GmbH

What countries can they do business in?

Total Active Countries : 120

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What is the compensation plan?

You can be an affiliate of Karatbars without purchasing a marketing package, or gold. If you are searching for a long term growing residual income, that is passive, and build a savings plan in Gold, I recommend that you purchase a Marketing Package and join my team.

7 Ways to get paid

1. Direct Sale Commissions
2. Unilevel Bonus (Overrides)
3. Generational Bonus (6%)
4. Package Commissions (Direct commissions from Dual)
5. Dual Team Bonus (Cycle Commissions)
6. Karatbars Pool
7. Karatbars Gold Funds

Commission are paid directly into your Karatbars Mastercard on a Weekly and Monthly Basis. Join my team, and secure a long term wealth building plan. You can start at ANY level to beign, Free, Bronz, Silver, Gold, VIP, or Premium.

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Do I need to buy gold each month to qualify for commissions?

No. Affiliates can earn in the unilevel system even if they don’t buy gold or a package. You must get a marketing package (One time purchase) to qualify for earnings in the dual system. (Optional) Even then you are not required to spend/save weekly or monthly.

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What is a Marketing Package? Why should I purchase a Marketing Package?

The first and most important thing to remember is that when you get involved with Karatbars you are starting a legitimate business. Our marketing packages contains Gold and products that far exceeds the value of the cost. Each package allows you to earn higher commissions for unlimited levels.


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Already A Partner?

I just joined Karatbars as an affiliate, what should I do next?

Congratulation! Since I don’t use automated emails, you will most likely get an email or a phone call from me directly. This gives us both a chance to get to know each other a little better.

Here is a detailed FAST START PLAN I have made for my team members. Please read and follow the steps.

Here is my contact info. Feel free to get in touch as soon as you can.

  1. Office – 1(800) 693 9667 [Mon to Fri 9AM-5PM EST]
  2. Cell / Whatsapp – +1(561) 248 0458 [For team members only]
  3. Skype – gary.cramer2
  4. Email – [email protected]
  5. Youtube Channel
  6. Facebook Page
  7. Linkedin

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How can I get a Discount on the Marketing Package and Gold purchase?

Please contact me so that I can give you a Discount card to purchase VIP marketing package or 3% off on every gold purchase for 12 months.

The profit card given my me will save you 100 towards your VIP Marketing Package, and 3% on your Gold purchase (if needed).

Here is my contact info. Feel free to get in touch as soon as you can.

  1. Office – 1(845) 853 8224 [Mon to Fri 9AM-5PM EST]
  2. Cell / Whatsapp – +1(845) 750 1166 [For team members only]
  3. Skype – abe.cherian
  4. Email – [email protected]
  5. Youtube Channel
  6. Facebook Page
  7. Linkedin

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What does KYC stand for and why is it important?

KYC refers to Know Your Customer as it has been defined under the Patriot Act. This means that a financial institution has to maintain database entries that contain information about all of its customers. Upon necessity, this information may be used to figure out whether anyone that uses the services of the financial institution has participated in terrorist activities and whether that individual has committed crime (like money laundering) in the past. To comply with KYC requirements, you’ll be asked to send us a scanned or photographic copy of your ID. Karatbars will maintain all of this personal data shared with the company confidential.

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I am already showing people registered under me in the back office! Where are they coming from?

When you join our team, we place people under you so that your team can grow faster! Be sure to understand how the Karatbars business works, so that you can start earning a passive residual income quickly. If you have any questions, we are here to help you and your team members.

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How long does it take to get my Marketing Package?

Approximately 2 weeks.

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How long does it take to get my Karatbars Mastercard?

Your commissions are deposited directly into your Karatbars Mastercard. It’s very important to finish the initial steps and order for your Mastercard. It takes approximately 2 weeks to receive your card.

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How can I get a Personalized Business Review page (Personalized Landing Page) to promote my Karatbars Business?

As a Begin Gold team member you will get your own personalized “Business Review Page”, to show your potential affiliates and customers. These pages are the most effective way to get people to understand the potential of Karatbars. Simply send your visitors to the Personalized Business Review Page that we build for you. All the information is laid out for them to make an informed decision and signup under your referral link.

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We can create a Personalized Business Review page for you too. Simple send us a large photo and your bio to add to the page and we will create one for you.

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How do I contact you for help?

If you have any questions not covered please get in touch with us in the first instance. We can answer 90% of them and if I can’t I will contact head office on your behalf. When you join our team, we pass on plenty of referrals directly to you so that your team will grow fast. Remember, it’s a team effort and we stand by you every step of the way.

Abe Cherian  |  Cell – +1(845) 750 1166  |  Skype – abe.cherian | Email – [email protected]
Martha Cherian  |  Office – 1(845) 383 1007  |  Skype – martha.merten  |  Email – [email protected]