Mystery Shopper

306 reports / 5 comments
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Unresolved

Mystery Shopper

  • by: Michaelbarnes
  • #34472
  • Jun 19, 2017
  • Monetary Loss: $0
I received this email. No other information. I did request a contact number or web site but they said if I wanted to do this they would send me a package UPS. The deal was I would be given over $3,000 dollars and I go to specified places to purchase specified things. I would be paid for my service. Is this for real?

Hello Micheal,

There's no website, if you are interested let me know, you will
receive your package and follow all necessary information and i will
give you a call. just indict a better time to call you...


Regards,
Edward Kennedy
Head of Recruitment
MYSTERY SHOPPER/ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT USA
Names reported:
Edward Kennedy
Identity Theft Risk:
 HIGH RISK  Click here for the explanation.
Unresolved

Looking to scam innocent people

  • by: Reddiamond73
  • #34450
  • Jun 19, 2017
  • Monetary Loss: $0
This individual Daniel Lawrence is sending out fake Unite States Postal Service money orders suppose to be in return of a job offer of an Independent Mystery Shopper just for you to send the money to someone else by the name of Mike Beasley which is located in El Paso, TX. Beware the money orders are a fraud they're no good so are the people passing them out.
Names reported:
Daniel Lawrence
Phones reported:
469-205-6073
Identity Theft Risk:
 HIGH RISK  Click here for the explanation.
Unresolved

Mystery shopper scam attempt

  • by: jeffbenton74
  • #34385
  • Jun 17, 2017
  • Monetary Loss: $0
I received a text about a mystery shopper job so curious I checked it out I filled out the basic info my name my email address and my phone number since they already had it. I know not to put my SSN on anything like that. Well, I've been getting texts about some welcome packet and a form explaining the process but hadn't gotten so-called welcome packet until yesterday it was a big USPS envelope mailed by USPS priority mail with the sender reading.
Jone Folly
Edgewood Retail District
1250 Caroline ST NE
Atlanta, GA. 30307

Inside was an instruction sheet with an obvious scam information trying to look legitimate. Also included in the envelope is a check from the remitter Philip Howell for $1997.00. it's a cashier's check with the bank name Community Banks of Colorado (a division of NBH. No.A.) the check has an address p.o. box 26158 Kansas City MO. 64196-9800. The routing number does not match the banks real routing number.
So I figured I report it due to the fact that I still have the texts, emails, USPS envelope with the letter and check. This is apparently a big scam that has tricked a lot of people out of money so I thought that on the letter and check there would be my finger prints and whoever sent it and I'm betting their prints will show up with priors
Names reported:
Phillip Howell
Web/emails reported:
[email protected]
Phones reported:
334-603-2503
Identity Theft Risk:
 HIGH RISK  Click here for the explanation.
Unresolved

Scam sent in mail as a mystery shopper job

  • by: Rjs9763
  • #34358
  • Jun 16, 2017
  • Monetary Loss: $0
I signed up months ago for mystery shopper and around June 10 I received a priority mail with a check for $1895.95 and was instructed to deposit it and my pay was $350 when cashing this was suppose document the service of teller and the name of teller the name and address of bank ect than I was to withdraw money go to Walmart and buy something for not more than $25 dollars and take then balance and send to person named on letter than email a report about the service from Walmart and from the transfer to listed email address ... I still have check and I emailed them telling them my bank won't cash it but never got a reply got email saying they were stopping check if not completed in 24 hrs I totally believe this is a scam and refuse to cash this check....should I send it back or give it to police or what??????
Also reported:
Intelligent Graders INC. USA
Names reported:
Diane Huckabee
Identity Theft Risk:
 HIGH RISK  Click here for the explanation.
Unresolved

I have been scammed by Alex Jameson

  • by: Kosirog
  • #34132
  • Jun 13, 2017
  • Monetary Loss: $1,935
Signed up for a secret shopper and it was a scam I have all correspondence paperwork here on hand and as of this morning he is still conversing with me even offered me a job yeah ok I do have all of the correspondence this is just what I could send
Names reported:
Alex Jameson
Web/emails reported:
[email protected]
Phones reported:
347-363-5904
Identity Theft Risk:
 HIGH RISK  Click here for the explanation.
Unresolved

didn't get scammed just reporting they tried to I'm just smarter than that

  • by: trytaz61
  • #34052
  • Jun 12, 2017
  • Monetary Loss: $0
We need you if you are interested!!
WALMART to you (Bcc)show details
Congratulations,
 
We are accepting applications from qualified individuals from all-over the world to become Secret-Shopper. There is no charge to become a shopper and you do not need previous experience.
 
After you sign up, you will have access to training materials from us. If interested, your wages would be $250 per assignment. No commitment is made on this job and you would have flexible working hours. At least 2 evaluations a week will be assigned to you because this is a part time job and we think this job suits you. We will provide you the money for all of your evaluations.
 
Money order/Payment check would be in a certain amount which you would be required to Cash at your Bank, then deduct your salary and have the rest used for the evaluation at the store that would be given to you for evaluations.
 
Provide the following information if you interested and we will get back shortly with your assignment.
 
Full Name:
Full Address (Including City, State and Zipcode):
Phone Number:
 
Regards,
Scott Coleman
Head of Recruitment
SS-Network @2017
Names reported:
Scott Coleman
Identity Theft Risk:
 HIGH RISK  Click here for the explanation.

Comments:

Linda Bremer Hampton

Jun 03, 2017 6:19 PM

I just received Contact from James Carr From Online It is a copy leter telling me how to go be a Wal Mart Secret Shopper.I have a $2,950.35 check from a bank the address is correct and the name of the bank and everything so they are smarter.But they want me to put the check in my bank then draw the money out the next day and keep $300 for myself plus 50 to shop and keep and then Moneygram to 2 locations in Tx.$1300. each Really This is a Scam They sent this Priority Mail.

retail expert

Mar 29, 2017 4:14 PM

(Certain the following are Scam details) I received contact from : Daniel Lawrence via online. I was sent via USPS a money order made out with the sum of $998.00 w/remitter's name : Angela Moore. The money order is from PL$ Republic Bank, Oak Brook, Illinoise, 60523. The sender's name/address is : Stacy Johnson, Carmel Banking Center, 613 E. Carmel Dr, Carmel, IN 46032. The enclosed letter with instructions to keep $150 (+ $20 to cover the transfer costs) and send the balance of $818 via Moneygram Money Transer to their affiliate in Texas by the name of Robert Heisler, 9522 Horserace, San Antonio TX 78251 (I googled that mailing address and discovered the house is up for sale and was able to tour the interior and saw a photograph of the owners displayed above their fireplace). After following instructions completely I am to text Daniel Lawrence via 6195774882.

Thrasher

Jul 01, 2016 5:54 AM

Where did you get the money orders? What kind of money orders are they? They are most likely counterfeit. You need to take the rest of them to the post office. Your savings account? That is a scam. The money could be stolen. It looks like you need to file a police report. File a police report for your protection. I could get you help. Email me at [email protected] Let me know everything.

Matt MusicJunky

Jul 01, 2016 5:17 AM

you are aiding somebody to scam people. He has created degrees of separation from himself and not revealed his location because he doesn't want to get arrested. You could be facing legal problems, as it could appear to the court that the "I didn't know" excuse is just a lie. You need to be a "secret employee" and get as much information on this guy as you can and pass it along to the FBI. You are our only hope of catching this criminal ring that is devastating people; causing them to miss mortgage and rent payments, not afford medical care, etc because he steals thousands from them. Come, join the good guys and help us take him down. YOu can feel free to reach me personally for help.

Bonnie

Mar 22, 2016 11:07 PM

I have been working for Mr. Jim Carr or Jim Giles, he uses both names. I have been printing checks to mail out to secret shoppers and also mailing out money orders to secret shoppers for this individual. He says he is in Paris and he is using me to print and mail these items because it is cheaper than mailing it from Paris. He is paying me $400 every two weeks as promised, and also he reimburses me for the supplies I am using. I am worried that this may be a scam though. It really bothers me. He has also had some one, I don't know who, deposit money in my savings account and then had me send Money Grams and Western Union to individuals over seas. I gave him my savings account number because I do not use that account any longer. I send out second and third secret shopper letters to some of the same individuals, so I assumed that the checks & money orders must be good or these people wouldn't be foolish enough to be dupped a second or third time. But after reading all the information on this website I am very concerned that I may be helping to scam others. Is there any way to verify that this an up and up business? I do not want any part of it if it is a scam.