Fake Grants

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Unresolved

Called by the "Federal Government"

  • by: groovygirl13
  • #55442
  • Feb 21, 2019
  • Monetary Loss: $0
Tried to tell me I won a $7,000 grant from the"Federal Government" for being a good citizen. Didn't fall for it for one second. Started making thing up like I had a criminal record (never been arrested or even had a ticket) and told them I lived in a different state and that I was a well informed citizen and I know how grants work.
Phones reported:
202-789-5164, 315-048-8550
Unresolved

Scam by UN grant

  • by: Angieprince
  • #55395
  • Feb 20, 2019
  • Monetary Loss: $0
I have a guy cleaning I won a un grant from facebook
Names reported:
Roger
Phones reported:
254-212-7753
Unresolved

Online scam claiming to be DHHS

  • by: Notanidiot
  • #55311
  • Feb 19, 2019
  • Monetary Loss: $170000
I got a friend request from my ex's "sister," Karen McCurry. Since I am on great terms with the whole family, I was happy to hear from her and accepted the request. She messaged me with hello small talk before asking me if I knew about a recent DHHS grant that awards one time duppli ental funds to people on SS and/or MEDICARE. She sent me a phone
Contact phone number to text. When I texted the number, I knew immediately that it was a scam but have kept the person connected believing I was trying to borrow the $1,700 necessary to submit in order to receive a $150,000 check from HHS delivered by UPS within 18 days.
Names reported:
Karen McCurry
Phones reported:
903-275-4077
Unresolved

Multiple emails and private calls from this

  • by: LaJessie
  • #55211
  • Feb 16, 2019
  • Monetary Loss: $0
I been receiving emails and calls from this on a private mode to tried to get money and personal Information
Web/emails reported:
[email protected]
Unresolved

I was scam online grant agent

  • by: hriley21
  • #55107
  • Feb 16, 2019
  • Monetary Loss: $1300
they told me if i send they money they would deliver 50,000 to my door i have all the receipts too
Names reported:
Sandra A. Johnson, Daniel Logan
Phones reported:
803-459-5969
Unresolved

I have been scammed by micheal

  • by: AloeDenzzy
  • #54799
  • Feb 15, 2019
  • Monetary Loss: $250.00
It started off with a call and he told me i’ve been eligible for a free federal grant and he started giving me codes and told me to go to a local walmart which then he made me purchase 5 google play cards and then i activated them and he made me speak with someobe else and then eventually i caught on....i dont know if its true or not but i could be broke if this is a scam
Names reported:
Micheal
Phones reported:
415-366-8726, 845-379-0953