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Called by the "Federal Government"
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.
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.
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