Victim Location 70461
Type of a scam Employment
I received a text asking me if I would like to be a secret shopper and I said yes. They wanted my full name, address, cell #, home#,age, and who was I employed with. I gave them that. Then I received a email that I would be receiving a Fed-EX package with a check and my first assignment. The check was maid out to me for $1,855.00 drawn on Mattcon General Contractors,Inc. P.O. Box 98 , Zionsville,IN. ***-**-***. I was to deposit it in my checking account and take out 250.00 for myself then send only $920.00 to: Joseph Schwartz at 5030 S. Wilson Ave., Chicago IL. 60621 at this point things didn’t feel right so I text Norman Carpenter that: " I can’t do it." . My wife was reading the email and said that I was in the Hospital and can’t do it. Next day we received another letter same MO from a Robert Howard. This is a SCAM,. I contacted *** *** with the ScamPulse.com in NOLA to report and fax her all paper work. I did so.