Ruth Thompson

Oscar –

Victim Location 30605

Type of a scam Fake Check/Money Order

Contacted by an individual claiming to be moving across the US and needed to secure petsitting services for their dogs. Was going to have to pay money for kitchen appliances (over $2000) and for some advance dog supplies. Check was sent with return address in Illinois (residential home), when I went into the bank to see if it was fraudulent, they confirmed it as fake and said multiple students had been caught in the scam. Apparently if I deposited the check, the bank would have made the funds accessible because the check LOOKED good, but after I would have paid individuals for the kitchen appliances, the bank would have detected the check as fraudulent a few days after and I would be culpable for the paid amount.

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Scroll to Top