They try to scam me with a fake check
- Names reported:
- Philips Davis
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- Web/emails reported:
- [email protected]
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Secret Shopper Scam
Inside was a letter and a check for $998 from BayPort Credit Union. First clue was how large the check was. It also had on it "Re: DAVID CARLSON" on it. Who is that?!
Letter stated that I should cash check, keep $248, use rest to buy Google Play gift cards from different stores. Answer 12 questions about my transaction, scratch off back of cards (that's when I knew it was definitely a scam) and send clear photo to the emails below:
[email protected] and to [email protected]
Everything just didn't match up. The return address wasn't a company, no letterhead on letter, no real company name, who is David Carlson? Just so many questions. Why aren't they afraid Ill take their $998 and run? Because it's a scam! Smh.
I wasn't scammed but warning others to watch out for these people.