Received phone call saying I won Publishers clearing house1,300,000. He gave a pkg code ****. Told I had to pay 1% of taxes. Go to Dollar General and get a $750 gift card and be ready for James Mitchell, Attorney out of Syracuse to deliver a 25 page form packet. and I can hand him the $750 gift card. He is going to call back at 2:15 pm to set up delivering the 25 pg packet and get the gift card. I told my mom when he calls back to tell him you contacted the FTC and he is a scam and hang up.
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I have been scammed by twitter user @alexishawy
Jan 13, 2021
Monetary Loss: $600
This user named Lex on twitter told me that I would be eligible to receive $5,000 dollars for only a small fee of $100. I sent the $100 to her & then she proceeded to tell me that I had to pay another fee of $250 after I sent the $100. I asked her why & had gotten more details from her about the extra fee & so I went ahead & sent her the $250 because she said that if I did pay, there would be no more fees & I would get my $5,000 right after the payment. After I paid I did not receive the $5,000 again. She then told me there would be ANOTHER $250 charge but I was extremely skeptical at that point. We went back & forth through DMs on twitter & long story short, I ended up sending her the other $250 just for her to tell me there was another fee after I payed the second $250. I then told her I would not be sending anymore money & would report this scam.
They tried to get me to send $2500 to receive 7.2 million dollars and a mercedes benz
Jan 14, 2021
Monetary Loss: $0
They called me and said I had won $7.5 million and a 2021 Mercedes. I just had to over night mail of $2500.00 to Lorainne Griffith in Patterson New Jersey and I would be reimbursed the money I sent and then receive my award. 5 phone calls and different speakers all saying they were Jack Taylor. 1st caller said he was from Chicago and the next caller said he was in N.J.
Was contacted via text saying I won 600,000,0000 dollars from fb lottery n when I wouldn’t give me personal info they preceded to contact me saying he was FBI agent GH Dozier they have been trying to get me to give my info now since yesterday