I was priority mailed a check drawn on a cashiers check from bank of american for $2450.52. Told to go purchase ebay gift cards for $2000.00 and keep the $450.52 as my payment for the work. Good grief people this is a scam.
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I have been scammed by Mark Carter
Nov 15, 2019
Monetary Loss: $2450
They send me a letter with instructions and basically I need expend 2000 but card of Ebay at any store around me and I need to report how is the service and the same report I need to send the info of each card that I buy the check that they send me it's 2,452.52 and for me it's around 450.00 so I accept and now I own to the bank 2,150 and I don't know how to pay this money or what I can I do? And it's only 1 month for Christmas what I can do.
Received 1st text saying;
Whole Foods Market is beginning an exceptionally huge research project in your area. This project happens each week, so we have to select Shoppers to function a a store evaluator. You will get $400 on every task. Company caters for all expenses for the assignments and it will cost you nothing. Hit the link below to register. https:/./bit.ly/.35JLEul
Regards, Christopher Michael. (Human Resoures & Staffing)
2nd text (later same day)(Monday)
This is Christopher Michael. You submitted your information via our SMS marketing to work as a Whole Foods Market Store Evaluator. Your details have been verified and you are shortlisted as one of our representatives. Your first assignment package has been sent and delivered to your doorstep or mailbox via USPS Confirm you received this message by saying Confirmed. Christopher Michael (Manager) Whole Foods Survey.
3rd text (Wed ): Hello Denise Brady
(i hadnt seen the 2nd message until this)
I responded with: Hello
4th text (wed): This is Christopher Michael from Whole Foods Market how are you doing today.
5th text (Thursday morning)
Good Morning Denise Brady
We are happy to inform you that your first assignment package has been delivered to your doorstep
My response: There is nothing on my door step so I will check the mail box shortly or the PO Box. Is there a tracking number?
6th text: Your item was delivered in or at the mailbox at 3:28pm on November 12, 2019 in [city name], Ca [zip code]
Here is the tracking number 94**886618083 USPS
Hello my name is J. I'm trying to report a potential scam, by way of fraudulent checks. The check was made out to me for the amount of 2,450 usd. I attached pictures of the ups package that was sent to me. Inside was a Heartland National Bank check, and a single page of instructions.
I received a Cashier's Check in the amount of $2,450, and a letter asking that I deposit it into my account and go to stores that sell eBay gift cards and purchase $2,000 worth, and keep $450 for myself. I did nothing of the sort, and went directly to the website to check it out. I will not be doing anything with this check.