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Overpayment Scam Scam Tips Received
Reported by No Name
at 2015-07-28
Baltimore, MD USA
Scammer Source was email job scam[ Overpayment Scam ]
We deeply apologize for the delay to get you started. However the check is already mailed out and you will be receiving it today, once you get the check you're advised to deposit it via mobile deposit by taking picture via mobile app on your smartphone or deposit at your bank for quick withdrawal today because she needs a place to lay her head when she comes by tomorrow so you can get started by this week when she arrives. Deduct your upfront payment that's salary of your service charge for the week $350... ⇒ more ...
Reported by Anonymous
at 2015-07-27
Scammer Source was social Facebook group money scam[ Overpayment Scam ]
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Reported by Anonymous
at 2015-07-10
Scammer Source was email Offer to purchase a vehicle using paypall[ Overpayment Scam - Paypal ( ]
i have received an sms from Terry Winson offering to purchase my vehicle thru paypal. The SMS read as follows Is ur vehicle still up for sale? please get back to me on my private email back side pics and price.. email only. Then i replied and told him that the price is on gumtree. he/she replied with an email: Hey there thanks for the mail, am indeed ok with the price and conditions....Contact via phone would have been the best to talk to you but due to the nature of my work,i am a tool pusher a... ⇒ more ...
Reported by Anonymous
at 2015-07-07
Ashburn, VA USA
Scammer Source was email Bookoo yard sale buyer scam[ Overpayment Scam - Other Classified Ads Site ]
I received a text inquiry about a heavy furniture item listed for sale asking if I would accept a check. After giving information on the type check required, the person sent a check by mail from an out of state company: Pioneer Oil & Gas, Beaver County Utah, 21 Beaver Lake Blvd, Milford, Utah 84751, check #2216 drawn on Zions First National Bank, One Main Street, Salt Lake City, Utah 84111, signed by Karen Zandi. This was a check we would accept. The check was for $1,650 more than the sale amount. We immedi... ⇒ more ...
Reported by Anonymous
at 2015-07-06
Scammer Source was email Scam Rent [ Overpayment Scam - Paypal ( ]
Hello, I will like to inform you that i have completed the transfer from my paypal account to your account and the funds has been deducted from my account. I am sure that the paypal must have sent you the transfer confirmation by now so kindly check both the inbox and spam folders of your email address for the payment notification from the paypal team. I will like you to kindly send out the mover agent today because payment must be confirmed on or before the pick up date,My items are expected to be ... ⇒ more ...
Reported by Anonymous
at 2015-06-29
Los Angeles, CA USA
Scammer Source was Derrick BanisterEmail Attached [ Overpayment Scam - Amazon Marketplace ]
this scam consists in offer you a "opportunity" to paste theyr ad on your vehicle. they say they would be able to pay you $300 every week for it. when you do accept, they send you some sort of a check for the amount of 2,999.40, which you're supposedly have to deposit on your own bank account ( don't do it ). When I received the check, I called the bank mentioned on the check, named Mountain America Federal Credit Union, a bank from Utah, and right of the bat a costumer service person from that bank tol... ⇒ more ...
Reported by Stephen
at 2015-06-04
Scammer Source was url Paypal Gumtree Western union scamEmail Attached [ Overpayment Scam - Gumtree ]
Mathais connore emailed about wanting to buy some tools that I was selling on gumtree, he then sent me a link to paypal and told be he had transferred 2500, 1200 for the tools and extra for the shipping costs, he then told me I would have to go to western union and transfer the extra money to his pickup agent headcourter and the rest would be embersed, he sent fake paypal emails comfirming the money was ready to be transferred into my bank account as soon as I sent the extra money. Luckily I realised this w... ⇒ more ...
Reported by Anonymous
at 2015-06-04
Scammer Source was Greenstar Home Services[ Overpayment Scam ]
Our air conditioner unit stopped blowing into the house this past week. We called up green star home services and decided to give them a shot. When the repairmen showed up he went straight into our attic. He was up their for only around 40 minutes and he tool pictures of the unit. He told us the coil needed to be replaced and we quickly asked him if maybe he only needed to clean it. He told us that the cost of replacing the coil would be prohibitive and we would be better off just getting a new unit all tog... ⇒ more ...
Reported by Anonymous
at 2015-06-02
Atlanta, GA USA
Scammer Source was email Website Designer Email Attached [ Overpayment Scam ]
EMAIL SCAM TARGETING WEB DESIGNERS / GRAPHIC ARTISTS. There are a couple of different approaches to their initial contact. One is a website proposal and the other is brief “project question and do you accept credit cards” …and you may or may not get the ‘hearing impaired’ pitch. It’s an overpayment scam where the scammer pays more than he’s supposed to, as much as double or triple, then asks you to reimburse the difference. Since it can take weeks for his payment to clear your bank, in th... ⇒ more ...
Reported by Anonymous
at 2015-05-19
Longmont, CO USA
Scammer Source was email Email scam Email Attached [ Overpayment Scam ]
On May 16, 2015, at 11:16 AM, frank robby wrote i am okay with the estimate and i wanna proceed so i will be depositing $2000 using credit card so work can commence ASAP, i understand the content for this site would be needed so as for the job to commence so regarding the content i will needing you to charge an extra funds for the reason that my consultant does not have the facility to charge credit cards, I will be glad if you can help me out with this favor,The favor i need... ⇒ more ...
Reported by Jessica Newville
at 2015-04-30
Harrisonburg, VA USA
Scammer Source was email Budweiser Bud Light Ad CampaignEmail Attached [ Overpayment Scam ]
I received an email from Budweiser...or I thought it was Budweiser about paying me to wrap my vehicle for advertising for them and they said I would receive $300/week for 3 months. Sounded awesome! Then I did some investigation, asked for his contact info, did more investigation and I am positive NOW that: -Charles Pleasant ( (Budweiser® Beer ) -Brent Cole ( -Brent Wehmeyer ( -Benjamin Parsons (B... ⇒ more ...
Reported by Anonymous
at 2015-04-23
Scammer Source was url Selling an item on Gumtree[ Overpayment Scam - Gumtree ]
Moore offered to buy an item advertised on Gumtree for $9500. Claimed to be on oil rig and unable to call so email contact was the only option. Followed full sale process with payment offered to nominated bank account. Then received advice of an overpayment of $1500 to cover agent commission. A message purportedly from Paypal advised they were holding funds to transfer to bank account. In order to facilitate the transfer they required proof of Western Union payment of $1500 to a Chinese entity.... ⇒ more ...
Reported by Anonymous
at 2015-04-14
Scammer Source was craigslist payroll jobEmail Attached [ Overpayment Scam - Craigslist ( ]
I had put a ad on craigslist looking for work as a caregiver and I got a text message offering a job in Best payroll services. I knew it was a scam by the wording he used. He asked if I had a colored printer, scanner, access tointernet , business size check paper, brown mailing envelopes. He wanted me to send him a picture of the check paper and brown mailing envelopes. ... ⇒ more ...
Reported by Anonymous
at 2015-03-06
Scammer Source was email Thirty-One Product Ordering[ Overpayment Scam - Other Job Site ]
Person e-mailed me to purchase thirty-one products. She said she was told she could order products without a credit card. She provided the order she wanted and sent a cashier's check. she sent a Cashier's Check for $1800, and the products were only $400. I called the issuing bank of the cashier check. They said that check number was already cashed, so it was counterfeit. Mellisa James also asked me to forward the overpayment to a wedding vendor. Once I e-mailed her back indicating it was counterfeit,... ⇒ more ...
Reported by Anonymous
at 2015-02-18
Scammer Source was email a desirable my moneyEmail Attached [ Overpayment Scam - Gumtree ]
He sent his email address via SMS with information he wants to rent my property. Last e-mail was like below. He sent me even passport scan. Email: "Hi , I need a kind favor from you and i will be happy if you can sort it out for me. I was just about to pay when i received an email from my shipping company, my shipping agent says i will need to pay for the moving before they can ship my items, they charge me 2000pln for pick up and delivery and payment for pick up will be made to the corporate internat... ⇒ more ...
Reported by Anonymous
at 2015-02-18
Scammer Source was email a desirable my moneyEmail Attached [ Overpayment Scam - Gumtree ]
I sent him an email with a description of the apartment, he wanted to know the charges, and to give him the address and paypal account number and the bank. To earn my trust sent me a photo of your passport. Poor processing, expiration dates, he did not agree. Passport no: 652133657 I wonder what he will do next, whether to send the money to my account?... ⇒ more ...
Reported by Anonymous
at 2015-02-11
Scammer Source was email Jamberry Fake Check Scam Email Attached [ Overpayment Scam ]
I was contacted via email to purchase a large amount ($900) of Jamberry Nail products from someone identifying themselves as Abigail. Abigail claimed to represent a third party. Abigail refused to use a credit card or paypal to purchase the goods. I requested a check and she complied using US Priority Mail originating from ELVERTA, CA. Abigail requested the goods be shipped to Abigail Mandel 5426 Bay Center Dr, Suite 700 Tampa FL, 33609. The check received was written to me from Horizon Blue Cross Shiel... ⇒ more ...
Reported by Anonymous
at 2015-02-10
Scammer Source was Thirty One Product Ordering[ Overpayment Scam ]
Got a message after doing a facebook promotion for my Thirty One site. Stated that she did not have checks or a credit card and that she would like to send me a money order for the product she just needed a total amount. She later sent me the information and I sent her back the total. She wrote me back two days later and told me she had sent me a money order and to go ahead and order the product. We received the money order and in checking it with USPS as the money order showed up in the amount of $950 unde... ⇒ more ...
Reported by Anonymous
at 2015-02-04
Scammer Source was email Car Purchase Scam - GumtreeEmail Attached [ Overpayment Scam - Gumtree ]
Scam in purchase of car. I have had these before from Malaysia - Queensland Police Number in wait to court. These people are quick to respond to AD, asking to withdraw AD for a bonus like $200.00, this while proceed with scam. Scam shown broken down below. Scam Stalkers in Car-sales. ... ⇒ more ...
Reported by Anonymous
at 2015-02-04
Scammer Source was email Untitled Overpayment Scam, #22474[ Overpayment Scam ]
Received email requesting Arbonne products. Claimed she was deaf and would have someone mail a check. Weeks later claimed person had accidentally mailed 100% of paycheck. Trying to get an overpayment returned to her. ... ⇒ more ...
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