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Stopping a scammer before they strike
Feb 23, 2016
Monetary Loss: $0
They are trying to scam me with paying a cashier's check in exchange for an item I am selling.
I received a cashiers check for $4,975.00 that I was told to call "Allan" and he told me to deposit the check on my bank and call back when the funds where available and to withdraw $3,500. 00 and call him back and he would give me a bank account number at Chase bank to deposit the cash. I called the Bank the check was drawn on and they were aware of the Fraud using their bank name and Fraud Check.
While submitting an online resume, I received a text msg from 516-408-2301 stating that my profile had been reviewed and would like further conversation regarding a potential job offer and to reach out for an interview on Google "Hangouts" at 8:00AM (PST) with a Mrs. Rita Shawn, representing a company by the name of PS IT infrastructure & services, LTD. After a lengthily text session, I got very suspicious because this person did not want to do a video chatting session. This individual advised me that their company was going to open up a new office in my location and I would be a perfect match for an open position. They went on to give me a list of IT requirements that I would need to purchase in order to set up and work from home until they secured a location in the city I reside in. The next day I received a cashier's check via FedEx in the amount of $37500.00. This check was written on behalf of D. L. Evans Bank. I did not fell easy at all about the situation, so I contacted the bank to verify the legitimacy of the check before attempting to deposit it into my personal bank account. The check was sent via a person who's name was J. Foreman (214-612-6639) from XYTEX Cryo International, 1100 Emmett St, Augusta GA, 30904 . The bank verified that the check was fradualent
A man who told me his name was "terry" offered to buy my car i had posted on craigslist. sent me a cashiers check with a balance for me to pay to the "shipping company" i did then a few weeks later the bank told me the check was bad. everyone i asked had told me that if the check can be cashed at all, which it did, than that show the check was good. but apparently not. i have the receipt of the money i sent him through moneygram. two phone numbers he contacted me from, and the address and a name i sent the money to. i sent it through walmart moneygram.
Company issues checks for exceeding amount for client to cash to get cash for them.
Mar 1, 2016
Monetary Loss: $0
This person is sending me a certified check for money for furniture and has included money to give to the pickup movers which is for a 1,588.96 dollars and my sofa set is for 500.00 dollars. Mr. Balmer lives in Ohio, i live in NY state. he wants me to get the money to give to the drivers of the truck? also received another check from his "partner" harvey & Vallii, LLC for 1726.11 dollars.