Fake Grants

1969 reports / 6 comments
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Unresolved

I am receiving daily calls from individuals claiming to be the US Government Grants Department

  • by: Brandy09
  • #48762
  • Jun 14, 2018
  • Monetary Loss: $0
I hang up
Names reported:
Jeffery beers
Phones reported:
212-777-3455
Unresolved

Grant Money of 9000.00

  • by: Tammypowers
  • #48731
  • Jun 13, 2018
  • Monetary Loss: $0.00
Got a phone call said I was one of few selected to ne given $9000 grant moneybecause of great credit history. I could choose to have it deposited in my checking, savings, Western Union or buy a debit card at Wal-Mart to have money deposited on there. They ask me to verify my name, age, zip code did I work & what kind of work & If I was a student, marital status & obviously I didn't give correct info cause I knew they were scammers. They gave me my grant # and card # and told me to call back at 11:30am tomorrow to speak & verify everything with his mgr at the 2nd number above. I dont have any intentions of calling cause im not a fool to give my finanial information. I get all kinds of calls similar to this at would like foe them to be stopped!!!! Someone has to look at these complaints seriously & not just read them but do your job and get these people & punish them because there are some people who but don't know any better and fall for some of this. Everyone please be wise and aware!!!
Names reported:
Robert Curt
Phones reported:
206-880-3189, 202-630-2274
Unresolved

Thief

  • by: CValles
  • #48729
  • Jun 13, 2018
  • Monetary Loss: $300
He calls telling you have a grant mine was for 9000 then he says but you got to go to a store CVS Walgreens Walmart etc. to buy gift cards he had me buy three of them one for 100 each test 300 , Then after that he tells you to go buy another two gift cards but this time to them for 1000 one of them each 500, he says he’s from the government
Names reported:
Patrick Hill
Phones reported:
240-532-8435
Unresolved

Scam of grant money

  • by: Poyo
  • #48696
  • Jun 13, 2018
  • Monetary Loss: $0
I was contacted by people claiming to be with the federal government and that they would send me 900 plus dollars of a Federal Grant that I was awarded they gave me a Western Union confirmation code JD 556 and told me to contact the transportation department when I contacted the transportation department I was told that this was a scam and not to call back
Phones reported:
202-727-5298
Unresolved

Attempted scam by "Allen Morgan" stating from Workman's Copm Appeals Board

  • by: LLJW
  • #48657
  • Jun 12, 2018
  • Monetary Loss: $o.oo
A person on instagram stole a friend's identity, claims to have received $$ for workman's comp grant of unclaimed funds. I made the mistake of txt the # identified above how attempted to have me give them my banking account and have me pay for the taxes for an amount I would eligible to receive under such grant. The taxes and wire transfer feed are to be paid up front with monies deposited into the account provided in 48 hours. I contacted the friend who verified her identify on instagram was stolen. Reporting to you to catch this. The info the scammer did receive was my name tele # email address profession, home address, souse name. I called Verison to advise of this txting scam. I attached the scammer's txt to me however, my responses did not copy. Pls call for more info. How do I protect myself in the future.
Names reported:
Allen Morgan
Phones reported:
678-734-1201
Web/emails reported:
dhhswcabgovtgrant.nethouse.me/click
Unresolved

Scam

  • by: nan924
  • #48628
  • Jun 12, 2018
  • Monetary Loss: $0
A guy Samual Lewis called said I had gov. grant of $9200 and I just needed to call anothe number to access the money. I knew it was bs because my boyfriend received this call a monto ago
Names reported:
samuel lewis
Phones reported:
347-509-6860, 202-782-1263, 202-735-0617, 202-739-3655, 202-744-4988