Victim Location 90066
Type of a scam Fake Check/Money Order
I received a priority envelope via USPS inside was a plain white envelope with a check from add via credit union made out to me for $3628 with the memo of our RE: Renne Abrams. The check was electronically signed Jeff Fuller. With the check I also received a letter from Matthew Bridges telling me that I was to deposit the check and to wait for an email regarding my assignment as an ATM cryptocurrency tester.
Victim Location 77318
Type of a scam Employment
A friend sent me a message on LinkedIn about pretty much a secret shopper opportunity with a link to apply. Turns out his account was hacked. Chris Coleman emailed and texted me about accepting the application and then sent my first assignment. He sent a check for $2,998 with instructions to deposit it into my bank account and then later purchase two gifts cards, one for $2,000 and another for $600 from an apple store. I didn’t know my friends account was hacked until after I received this check, which I have not cashed. Chris continues to text me asking if I have started the assignment but I have not replied in a few days.