Fake Grants

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Unresolved

They Called Saying they are from the government

  • by: DrewNBre
  • #50085
  • Aug 8, 2018
  • Monetary Loss: $60.00
We recieved a phone call from a jack smith that claimed he worked for the government giving out free grants from national institute of health department and said google gave them our number and said we got 14566.00 they gave us a number gt25136 the managers name is michael watson both numbers are 4108316200 and 3312487445 they requested our personal information and then got our bank account number and then told us we had to go get a google pay card and theyy said we would spend 20 for the card and we would get our money they even gave us a address 9000 rockville pike bethesda maryland 20892
Names reported:
Michael Watson, Jack Smith
Phones reported:
331-248-7445, 410-831-6200
Unresolved

U.S.Grant Department Scam

  • by: Merc911
  • #50083
  • Aug 8, 2018
  • Monetary Loss: $600
I received a phone call from somebody claiming there from the grant department I did apply for a government grant about a week prior to this. So I assumed they finally got my application and looked over it but no as I do Googling and research on this $9, 000 government grant scam it seems that I got took is there anything I can do to get my money back
Names reported:
Marcus
Phones reported:
202-996-2285
Unresolved

Government grant scam

  • by: rmholmes63
  • #50060
  • Aug 7, 2018
  • Monetary Loss: $5,370.00
Back in February I was referred to Elizabeth Louis an attorney for about a government grant so I applied and sent 1,100.00 to Cameron Stephan to get it started then had to send 2,000.00 for tax on it for the IRS and since may 23rd I've been dealing with Lester Clarkson and I have sent him all together now 2,270.00 all in different size amounts and he keeps saying send this amount then delivery of check will happen but delivery still hasn't happened and he is still asking for more money
Names reported:
Elizabeth Louis, Cameron Stephan, Lester Clarkson, Alexander Coleman
Phones reported:
678-796-8538, 646-504-8957, 231-239-6769
Unresolved

Govt grant for 14,566 dollars

  • by: Randallwayne
  • #50045
  • Aug 7, 2018
  • Monetary Loss: $0
These people call and tell me that I am to receive a us govt grant for $14,466 that is not repeatable.
That It's funded by Google because I pay my bills on time.have no outstanding fed taxes.they also have my address,know when my s.s.i.is deposited. Then go to a store,Wal-Mart rite aid Safeway or such. Then call them from the parking lot of the store before walking on. Get a Google registration card and put 356 dollars on it.
Names reported:
Lucas Spence
Phones reported:
202-866-9083
Unresolved

My wife scammed out of 500.00

  • by: ctenorio
  • #49990
  • Aug 3, 2018
  • Monetary Loss: $500
On 7-6-2018 my wife was contacted by these scammers and they said that she qualified for a 50,000 dollar grant and made her buy 500 dollars in amazon gift cards to activate a so called tax clearance and they asked for a additional 850 dollars. On 7-17-2018 my wife and I went to the Denver Police Dept. and filed a fraud report
Also reported:
HHS and Benefits of Choice
Names reported:
Shelly Shaffer
Phones reported:
720-739-0727
Unresolved

I have been scammed by Scott Greene, and by Gary Donald on my email.

  • by: bigjim0351
  • #49960
  • Aug 1, 2018
  • Monetary Loss: $1,050.00
I was scammed on facebook messenger on my friends facebook messenger by someone pretending to be my friend. I was asked to join the IMF Grant program for money from the government. I no my friend Ester Geter personally and put my trust in friend. This person hacked my friend's page and requested me to contact Mr. Scott Greene Managing Director and I can only apply one time only, and I would be blessed and be able to get repairs for my house, and pay bills, get a car exc.and to do exectly what he ask to receive money by UPS in 24 hours, and I will be kept posted. I was asked to fill out application to see if I qualify. I was congratulated for qualifying and received a reference # 990078567 Batch#9056490602/333,Winning #PB701/IMF, Ticket #85430900-070000S, Serial #7755551111 and to keep it safe as you will be asked to provide it sir. I asked to $100 to Scott Greene by phone text with a App Store & iTunes card # X75F54DHVT9WFP36, and also send money to CAROLYN WALKER City: COLUMBIA State: Tennessee Zip Code: 38401 for the amount of $950.00 through Western Union TRACKING NO. 277-192-0326 from Shop Rite # 423, 2946 Island Ave, PA July 31,2018. then I received a email from a Gary Donald with no return email address. He requested my to send $5000.00 more to get a grant of $50,000 every new year and get and provide a Winning certificate from IRS. If I send $5,000 I would get this certificate along with a check so I wouldn't be questioned by authorities how I got so much money, and I would be exempt from paying anymore tax to the government when I get the money. He stated once the delivery men have this certificate with them coming to my door for my delivery once the IRS officers won't stop them. The delivery men on their way coming to deliver my money. They charge $5,000.00 (Five Thousand Dollars) I also made a report to facebook for them using social media on Facebook messenger and Fraud of my friend's identity, and hacking her page. I finally contacted my friend of this incident and that's when I realized I got scammed because I thought I speaking to my friend. This fraud also was insisting that this legit, because she received her money in 24hrs. I was asked to send $1050 to receive a $50,000 Grant and I don't have to pay this grant money back. I would have to pay the money upfront to enable proper and immediate delivery of my package. I was sent a list of amounts I would have to pay to get approved. He also sent me numerous text messages asking how am I today sir.
Also reported:
IMF Grant Program
Names reported:
Scott Greene, Gary Donald, Carolyn Walker
Phones reported:
914-267-8949
Web/emails reported:
[email protected]