Federal Grant Department Washington, DC
Complaint 87447 Details
- Date Occurred: 03/10/2012
- Reported Damages: $738.00
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Scamed On Line Info I sent on line to:
The 1st thing they ask for is my bank name & account# or credit card#. They give you a fake call back #, a confermation#,& name of their Account Officer Mark Golden. (Today3/14th it was Chris Walter.)
$259.00 & 459.00 plus 10.00 for both WesternUnions is what they scamed me for one on Sat.3/10 & Tues. 3/13 2012
Please help me get my money back:
They use a phone # title position where they operate from. This is what happened & you can decide on what to do from what I provide of what happened to me:I was searching & applying for personal loans & grants on line. Just immediately after doing a "google" search & applied for grant money on line I got a call from 202-684-6772 Jennie Charity, (she ask me* for a c"grant information code" & I said P215) an awards Account Dept. Mngr. She told me she had a grant for me for $7500.00 or $7000.00. But I had to to the following to get the grant. She told me to go to WesternUnion & send $260.00 to a person in India. She said it will cost $10.00 to send. I sent it & called her back with the MTCN#741-060-8823. She told me to call Mark Golden at a bank (I don't have the name of the bank but when I find that out I will email it to you. Now Mark Golden's telephone # is 2026574848. Mark Golden said he was the loan officer in charge. *When I told him Jennie Charity had given me his phone # to call to get the grant from him, he then said he had to look it up. He came back to the phone & said I had been awared $8000.00 & that I must pay bank fee of $459.00 plus 10.00 to transfer the money from WesterUnion. They both told me to go to the WesternUnion office & fill out the form at that time they gave the person's name to send the money to. Again it was a person(Amarjit Kau) in India.I called Mark Golden back with the MTCN:366-112-9087. He said he had all of my checking account information when I asked him about the electronic deposit of the 8,000.00 into my account. Then he said, give me an hour. I called him back in 1&1/2 hour because he never called me back. Then he said taxes had to be paid on the $8000.00 of $800.00 before he could electronically transfer the money. I told him I was going to report him to the authorities & report this scam on line. He said, "I don't care". Now, I'm out of $269.00 (10.00transfer fee include) plus $469 (10.00 transfer fee included).
Read the above information. After you do a "google" search, you pick what you want to respond to:Example I was searching initially for loans. Then I searched for "grants". Then they called my on my phone.
I'd like to forward a statement with facts regarding my being scammed. Please contact me by email or cell phone(message if I can't answer). Email: thaniball & Cell#: 727-992-2701
I was called & congratulated for being pre-approved for a 7,500 loan, 2 times by 2 different groups; & pre-approved for $5000.00. They each required either deposit, co-signer plus deposit. What was to "terrible" was they tell you to "Western Union" (you can't get your money back)it to them But fax or mail contract to you.
Federal Grant Dept. Washington, DC 202-405-4852(recording says:the #you're trying to reach isn't in service, check the # & try again) or 202-391-0961 called me saying I was to receive $7500.00 deposited into my checking or savings account with in 45 minutes. She said her Account Officer Chris Walter was going to speak to me to verify every thing. I never heard back from them.
On Saturday3/10/2012 Jennie Charity called with the exact same offer from 202-684-6772(no one answers any time except in the morning around 9AM after ringing many times). She said my "grant information code was P215. I never received the money into my account. They always ask for name of Bank, routing #, & account #.
- Anonymous SBID #e0e35bc207
- Posted 03/14/2012
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- Complaint Against Federal Government Grants Department
- Complaints Filed: 96
- Reported Damages: $74,485.96
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