Victim Location 90250
Type of a scam Fake Check/Money Order
Received in the mail fake check with instructions. Market force secret shopper survey
there was an enclosed check in the amount of $1,680 ready to be deposited into the bank and cashed. Once cashed the instructions stated to go to the nearest Walmart for money transfer and to purchase any item no more than 50 dollars. Wanted to know the cleanliness or speediness of the transaction as part of the survey. 300.00 was for compensation. The instructions then said to make a money gram transfer of $1300 which was part of the survey. Before depositing the check, there was instructions to text or email that the package was received. It is suppose to be a survey on how slow or quick the money gram service is. The instructions are to money gram transfer funds to the receivers name: Daniel Yanez of Houston Texas 77002.