American Grant Department 200 Indepence Ave Southwest Washington D.C
Complaint 10374 Details
- Date Occurred: 08/06/2011
- Reported Damages: $660.00
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I got a phone call from a Mark Miller number called from 206-317-1554 stated he was from American Grant Department and the Government pick either 15 or 1500 hundred people to get a grant from the government cause i payed taxes and didnt have a criminal back round to receive $7,000 dollars from the grant and they asked me how would i like to receive the money cash,direct deposit and i said cash they replied i had to go to the western union to send them $225.00 dollars to receive $7,000 dollars and i would get it right bck with my $7,000 dollars i sent it same day 08/06/2011 now im thinking im about to get the $7,225.00 dollars and then they called me bck from 253-655-4861 and said her name was tracy and for me to wait for a phone call back from the boss to give me the ok to pick the money up he call me mark and stated there a state to state taxes that i would hv to pay which is $435.00 to state to state and i did to the pay out location (INDIA) where they stated they wanted the pay out to go but picking it up in Washington D.C.
after they got the money i would receive my money in 30minutes and western union has no sign of $7,000 dollars. thats when i notifies hoke county police to let them no about this scam they came out and took a incident report and the number to that is 11080116 CPL (J.Mattson). the names of the people who i sent the money to was jessica cosby,joyce hart.
August 8th i get a call from 202-241-3649 stating that they know i payed 660.00 dollars through western union and now they're the I.R.S now and i owe $1500 dollars to IRS due to a bill i havent payed and it needed to be payed real soon so then they said when i can u do it can u do it today they were real persistant about them getting the money. I asked him can i speak to his boss he puts jessica on phone the name who i sent the money in at the western union. Then they continue to keep calling from different number 214-446-9831 at 4:57pm from a Rebecca stating she from customer finance and education. I then called CPL (J. Mattson) and told him that they were still calling.
Aug 9th they called my hs at 1:42 am no one answered phone and it came up Grants 359 from number 206-317-1554 and asked me how much would i beable to pay and when i told him to give me 1hr so i can go to my brother to get the money then i went down to Hoke Police station to notify them that the scammer still calling my phone i spoke to chief of D.T. john Kivett and he called the scammer from station and they called bck and the scammer was making it out to be government still. i went to western union scammers and put something up about me losing my money and my phone number a guy called me bck and said he just sent money to these same people and what can he do if u guys need him his name and number is Billy Harrison and his number is 512 352 7843 i called the western union customer service (1800-634-1311) and i gv them this fraud information that happen to me and my incident report number they stated they do hv the pictures and I.D. of the people who got the money and there also on tape but i couldn't get it an authority has to get it from them any further questions contact me at (Personal Information Removed)
- Anonymous SBID #N/A
- Posted 08/09/2011
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Business Profile Summary
- Complaint Against American Grant Department
- Complaints Filed: 9
- Reported Damages: $3,654.00
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