Victim Location 60148
Type of a scam Employment
My resume is posted on Indeed.com I was sent an email stating my resume was reviewed and inviting me to apply for a position of Personal Assistant. This was not unusual because I have received numerous emails about my resume and I also applied for another Personal Assistant position. I applied for a position, completing an online application form. I received a "Congratulations, you hired" email. Next I received an email stating the job details, pay $540/wk and benefits. Then I received an email with instructions – You will receive a check from my finance for $4,835.70, deduct your pay $540, deduct $200 and purchase toys for 3 kids, age range and sent to Hope & Home (a foster care organization) 4945 N 30th St, Colorado Springs CO 80919. The check took a week to arrive to me although it was sent Express Mail. I received the check that was from ‘Fidelity Investments/Fidelity Management Trust Company, drawn on Deutsche Bank Trust Company Delaware check. Check was addressed to me. So as not to get frauded out of my own money, I opened a completely new account at my bank and deposit the check. Within 3 days the check was returned as altered.