Employment September 18, 2023

Scam Type

Employment Scam

Business Name Used

Employment – Fake Check – Equipment Purchasing Scam

Date Reported

September 18, 2023

Postal Code


Total Dollars Lost

$ 6895

Scam Description

Fake job offered. Scammer send me a check for $6895.44 to get Equipments like a computer, printer etc- check attached. I deposited check on a new account and later found out check bounced. But, before check bounced scammer tries to get me to foot the bill for the equipments. I said no! why should I foot the bill. I informed him that we should wait until the check clears. This was a red flag, another red flag was when I found out the check bounced I noticed that the company on the check is not the same that he gave me.

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