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Employment

Scam Type

Employment Scam

Date Reported

Aug 23, 2022

Victim Postal Code

15219

Total Dollars Lost

0

Scam Description

Advertisement stated that I could earn $600 a week by allowing Ice Mountain Water to place a Decal on my car to advertise their product. Message was set to my personal phone number claiming to be a recruitment mamager for the company and if I wanted to proceed with the opportunity, a check would be sent to me certified mail, that I should deposit in my account. The check was to cover my weekly agreement plus money to pay the Installer for materials and Installation fee. Upon receiving the check I was to text the following number (559) 537-8192 with My full name, Amount of the check I received, and the check number.
After depositing the check in my account, I was to text them and let them know when the funds were available to withdraw.
They also wanted me to text them the deposit receipt.