Victim Location 30122
Type of a scam Fake Check/Money Order
I received a text stating I qualified for a survey and would be receiving a package with instructions. I received the package a few days later and there is a check for $*** and Instructions to deposit the money and after the funds are available to make a purchase of up to $80 and also to transfer $*** walmart to walmart (supposedly to the feedback dept) with the receivers name being @@@@@, I was to keep $*** for my services, I never done anything and still have the letter and the check.
Victim Location 44149
Type of a scam Employment
My husband filled out a questionnaire with Marketforce Research to see if he qualified to be a secret shopper. I believe the initial contact was by E mail. Offer to be be a Secret Companies. He would received $300 for one secret shopping experience. He then received a check in the mail $2250. Instructions were before depositing to text them at 613-703-4133 or E mail them at [email protected] The mailing in a Priority mail USPS flat rate envelope. The return address shows it came from Aston Miller 8080 Melrose Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90046. The check look very real. The letter was not signed. Just stated Sincerely Task Manager. We were to contact them that we received the package. Deposit the check. Within three days do assignment. Use Walmart to Walmart money transfer center. For $1850. Receiver is Jacob Cole Renton WA 98055. The red flag was the letter was not signed. There is no easy money. We did not deposit the check.