Fake Grants

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Unresolved

Government Grant Money Scam

  • by: taffy0207
  • #608
  • Jan 22, 2016
  • Monetary Loss: $0
A woman with a thick accent called me to tell me that I had been pre-selected by the government to receive $8000.00 in grant money and to call 567-251-5222 to get my money. I am not stupid to fall for stuff like this. Just thought I would report this.
Phones reported:
567-251-5222

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Unresolved

Grant offer

  • by: janlaut
  • #622
  • Jan 22, 2016
  • Monetary Loss: $0
My daughter received a phone call and they told her she had been awarded a grant for 9,000.0. She could either to to CVS or a Walgreens to complete the paperwork or give them her checking account number (they could deposit the funds). She gave them her checking account information!! (ugh) I called the bank immediately after she told me this and they blocked her account. So far there has been no damage. But worry about the future!!
Names reported:
Frank Bowman
Phones reported:
202-621-0854
Unresolved

Obama government Loyalty Grant

  • by: eoaks89
  • #639
  • Jan 23, 2016
  • Monetary Loss: $261
An Indian man called me and said that Obama had picked up to a certain amount of people to receive $7,000 for being a loyalty tax paying citizen who doesn't have a criminal background on 1/19/2016. They said i can receive it three different ways. 1. Direct deposit 2. By credit card 3. By cash from a moneygram Walmart store. So I said if it's true I want it by cash. They said no problem, but in order to receive it they had to make sure it was me personally. They told me my name and address and then that i had to send $250 to Paul Hester that's the manger of the government bank that's in Florida who holds the money to my acct and that I would get reimburse the money back with the grant loyalty fund's this and that. I thought it was true because you could trace something like that right? Anyways to make a long story short today is 1/23/16 and I'm realized I got scammed out of my money and I just don't want anyone else to go down the same road I did and hopefully I can get my money back somehow and yes I kept all my documents.
Names reported:
Erica brown, Wesley Anderson, Micheal Katz, Paul Hester
Phones reported:
202-754-8486, 202-754-9096, 202-864-1233
Unresolved

Grant

  • by: erhinton
  • #644
  • Jan 23, 2016
  • Monetary Loss: $0
I receiving a text message telling me to go to this site and I could get a grant I checked it out and they wanted to know how much money I want it $100,000 it will cost me $1,500 the calling process and be are transferring I do know the grindstone work like this decide that I went to had the Secretary of State and a picture in federal government since we speak she is trying she is trying to get me to send the money.
Names reported:
Maggie Ruffin, Loretta lync
Unresolved

I have been scam from Daniel Watson, Ana Gabriel and Richardson Anderson

  • by: Nita
  • #687
  • Jan 25, 2016
  • Monetary Loss: $345
They told me it was a individual grant, and that I was approved for $15,535.00
Names reported:
Joe Allen, Daniel Watson, Ana Gabriel, Richardson Anderson
Phones reported:
210-888-8560
Web/emails reported:
www.grants.nih.gov
Unresolved

Government grant

  • by: Ghost
  • #723
  • Jan 26, 2016
  • Monetary Loss: $0
They called saying there from us treasury department and that I was selected for a grant and to send 250 through money gram to register for the federal Reserve bank and that would unlock my 9000$
Names reported:
Joe thomson
Phones reported:
202-798-2809