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COVID-19 Scam Apr 25, 2022

Scam Type

COVID-19 Scam

Business Name Used

Ida Covid 19 Document Department

Date Reported

Apr 25, 2022

Victim Postal Code

17034

Total Dollars Lost

$5,000.00

Scam Description

I got message in messenger and it was a friend asking if I applied for this grant . She gave me Bernard Charles and said he s on Facebook so of course the sucker I am I sent first payment of 500 dollars to proceed with processing fee . Then sent cash in mail . And kept saying going in next stage the needed 1200 more .then the 3 rd time I sent 3300 and final steep was another 3300 which I didn’t pay .so they keep sending messages that I can’t get my grant till next payment . Each payment was sent in cash. Still not know what to do but I’m hoping it’s a real grant and I ll still get my money. I asked for a return on.my money but of course they said I will get all money and grant returned after I pay the last 3300.