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Tried to be scammed

  • by: rmccann338
  • #3826
  • Mar 31, 2016
  • Monetary Loss: $0
Put item up for sale. Contacted by this Hampton guy. Told me check was in mail for amount requested. Received a check today from some business for an amount way over the amount. Contacted company name on check. They knew nothing about it. Contacted name on return address. He said his company was hacked. I was 10th person that called. Then this Hampton guy sent me an email with a routing number that matched the one I got today for the wrong amount of money. He then called me but I hung up on him. There are different people looking into this at the moment.
Names reported:
Albert Herrmann, Robert Hampton
Web/emails reported:
[email protected]

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Unresolved

I have been scammed by a decal advertising company

  • by: band2009
  • #4082
  • Apr 5, 2016
  • Monetary Loss: $2000
I have the whole conversation on my phone. And need help asap. They've sent me a check to get a decal placed on my car for advertisement. They speak poor english. They were ignoring my attempts to reach out to them over the phone. Now want to sue me for stealing money that they gave me and has been on hold since friday.
Names reported:
Wallace
Phones reported:
917-708-5105, 775-372-8316
Unresolved

Scammed by Kenneth Buckridge

  • by: joeblow
  • #4112
  • Apr 6, 2016
  • Monetary Loss: $4000
They asked me to consult for them. Then sent assignment with a check that bounces. Use your own case to purchase several $500 One Vanilla Cards. Send the cards to them. Their check bounces and you are out $3000.
info-aysm doesn't exist as a company. AYSM does....
Names reported:
Kenneth Buckridge
Web/emails reported:
[email protected]
Unresolved

I was able to atop before they can get me

  • by: Ladyj
  • #4205
  • Apr 7, 2016
  • Monetary Loss: $1
I received a text message directed me to an email interview on Hangout they sent day Federal Express check they insisted on me depositing it I took it to the bank where the check was distributed and found out it was fraud.
Also reported:
Echuca Regional Health
Names reported:
Mrs. Greg Stanford
Phones reported:
305-683-3175
Web/emails reported:
[email protected]
Unresolved

They sent me a check that was NSF

  • by: dldc
  • #4218
  • Apr 7, 2016
  • Monetary Loss: $0
I received a check and letter in the mail. The letter said to call to activate the check, when I called I spoke to Steve who stated the check has been active and he instructed me to deposit the check into my bank account. I took the check to the bank it was to be drawn from and asked them if the check was good they told me the account does not exist.
Also reported:
The Knolls Survey Inc
Names reported:
Steve
Phones reported:
800-879-2852
Unresolved

Overpay DJ and ask DJ to send money to other business

  • by: djdon
  • #4320
  • Apr 9, 2016
  • Monetary Loss: $50
Paid for a lead on Thumbtack and person asked to communicate by text. Never asked for contract just wanted to pay for service in advance. Then follow up text said they are sending me more money then my quote and said I should send the extra money to a photographer un-named. They are praying on the fact that backs will post a check to your account withing 2 days but the check received will not be returned for several weeks and when it does the negative balance comes out of your account.
Names reported:
Daniel Somerville
Phones reported:
917-983-5503