Scam Type

Charity Scam

Business Name Used

Monroe Street United Methodist Church Neighborhood Center

Date Reported

Aug 25, 2022

Victim Postal Code


Total Dollars Lost


Scam Description

Administrative Assistant received an e-mail (bogus) from the Senior Pastor requesting her to purchase four Amazon Gift Cards at $200.00 value. Administrative Assistant went to local grocery store and purchased the four gift cards. The, Administrative Assistant notified Senior Pastor that she had purchased the gift cards. This is when the Senior Pastor said he did not request the cards. There was no further follow up from the bogus e-mail sender.

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