Stephen Duncan <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Complaint 226003 Details
- Date Occurred: 04/03/2013
- Reported Damages: $0.00
- Location: Phoenix, AZ (I believe)
The complaint is against an online dating profile
The complaint is a listing fraud posted on public forums or sites against an anonymous entity
The complaint is mobile text spam or smishing related against an anonymous entity
The company or person contact no longer exists
I received a series of emails, this being the first:
How are you today? I just want to inform you that your 1st assignment to
evaluate and carry out survey has been granted by our company.
Your job would be the evaluation of a western union outlet in your area.
Payment has been issued to you via USPS, cash-able at your bank
Please proceed as instructed inside the NOTE you shall receive alongside the
These are some of the observation you would carry out today:
#How long it took you to get services. #Smartness of the attendant
#Customer service professionalism #Sometimes you might be required to upset the attendant, to see how they react #Poor services.
Immediately the transaction has been completed i.e sending out the money after taking your commission to the name given to you inside the note.
Please URGENTLY forward these details to me for record purpose:
1. Amount sent, wire charges and money transfer control number (MTCN#)
You shall receive more payments for evaluation upon completion of this 1st one
so be effective
Thanks and God bless you as you carry out your task.
URGENT: EMAIL ME AS SOON AS YOU READ THROUGH TO CONFIRM RECEIPT OF THIS EMAIL
Following this, I got a USPS Priority Mail Envelope from Alex Optical, Inc., 4528 E. Thomas Road, Phoenix, AZ 85018, with a letter of instructions and a postal money order for $995.
They told me I was checking on the service of a Western Union location.
I took the $995 money order to my bank, placed the $200 they told me to take into my savings account, and send the remaining money to a Rigeud Antoine, 29 Rue Berne, Port-a-Prince, Haiti to assist the earthquake victims.
I took the money and made a next-day transfer for almost that amount. I had second thoughts when I got home, so I went online and started looking around and came across your site. I contacted Western Union to cancel my transaction and get a refund as well as contacted my credit union to let them know the money order may be fraudulent. As of now, there is not loss to me. I just wanted to report this in case someone else gets the same kind of letter/email.
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Business Profile Summary
- Complaint Against Stephen Duncan <email@example.com>
- Complaints Filed: 1
- Reported Damages: $0.00
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