Federal Grant Department
Complaint 72090 Details
- Date Occurred: 02/10/2012
- Reported Damages: $210.00
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 was called at my home number and was told by a India speaking man named Alex Cruise that the government passed a bill to help people get out of debt and that I was eligible for $7800. He gave the address were they were located as 200 Independence HHH building SW Washington, D.C. 20201 and a call back number that suggested that they were in DC (202) 621-0241. But the catch is that they want you to send them $200 to India that will be refunded back along with the $7800. When i asked why would the federal government give you money but first ask for a processing fee-they came up with a good explanation. So after sending my money and waiting for them to receive it and give me the code to receive my money promised, they put you on hold forever and they come back ever few minutes like they waiting on you to hang up but waited until finally they said they were having problem with getting me the money but the need my card info or account to put the money in my account and that it would take 30min. i know i was stupid for this but what if is how i played it out.
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Business Profile Summary
- Complaint Against Federal Government Grants Department
- Complaints Filed: 76
- Reported Damages: $67,978.06
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