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Unresolved

They try to scam me with a fake check

  • by: Cromedome
  • #57397
  • Apr 10, 2019
  • Monetary Loss: $0
I sign up for secret shopper and got a check in the mail
Names reported:
Philips Davis
Phones reported:
318-496-0925
Web/emails reported:
[email protected]
Identity Theft Risk:

 HIGH RISK  Click here for the explanation.

Unresolved

Secret Shopper Scam

  • by: Trueblue
  • #57493
  • Apr 11, 2019
  • Monetary Loss: $0
Received a Priority Mail from DAYLE FELTS , 514 S. CATALINA ST., LOS ANGELES, CA 90020. Who is that?! Also that address is for private apartments in Cali.

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.
Names reported:
Dayle Felts, David Carson
Web/emails reported:
[email protected]
Identity Theft Risk:

 HIGH RISK  Click here for the explanation.