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Online Purchase

Scam Type

Online Purchase Scam

Business Name Used

ZELLE CERTIFICATE / purchase

Date Reported

Aug 23, 2022

Victim Postal Code

96744

Total Dollars Lost

400

Scam Description

Dear : ***********************,
Thank you for providing us the ZELLE refund. We have successfully verified it and confirmed that you have made the refund to your customer, but we want to bring to look on your notice that we were about to credit your funds now and we discovered you don’t have a ZELLE CERTIFICATE and we have received your total PENDING payment of $1,500.00 USD from the buyer of your item which she just paid another $600.00 USD to verify your certificate form fee in order to get the Total funds and it has already been approved and ready to be credited into your account,But in order to get the $2,200.00 USD with compensation fee of $100.00USD total funds transferred into your zelle account in the next few Minute’s you are hereby to pay the ZELLE Certificate form fee refund of $600.00 USD back to your customer so that we can conclude the processing of the funds in the next few minutes, the certificate form fee represent the approval of your funds that will be transferred to you in as soon as possible, so that your account can be credited.You are hereby to make the refund by sending ZELLE as this is your customer wish, and then get back to us with the screenshot as you did earlier so we can get everything done today and credit up your account with immediate effect.Thank you
Note: The certificate form has been approved by our board of directors and you are to get back to us with the screenshot of the refund so we can forward it to our processing department for proper verification process and clearance of your funds.
Failure to abide to this means your Name, Picture and Address will be forward to the Law Enforcement Agency in your country to get you arrested, because you are practicing Fraud, and your Bank Account and your Credit Card will be BLOCKED and SUSPENDED, In order to free yourself from this, get the refund of the certificate fee send back to your customer so we can forward it to our processing unit for verification and clearance of your funds in order to credit your account with the total sum of $2,200.00 USD, If you have any comment on this issue do not hesitate to contact us. If the information you wish to provide pertains to an emergency situation, please contact us at Customer Support
Deb Walden
Director of Zelle Compensation Office (DPCO)
PROTECT YOUR PASSWORD
NEVER give your password to anyone, including Zelle employees. Protect yourself against fraudulent websites by opening a new web browser (e.g. Internet Explorer or Firefox) and typing in the Zelle URL every time you log in to your account.
We await your swift response which should include the details of the refund.
Thanks for using Zelle!
The Zelle Term
Dear Customer ,
THIS IS THE FINAL WARNING: YOU WILL BE ARRESTED AND JAILED IF YOU FAIL TO READ THE ATTACHED E-MAIL AND COMPLY
NOTE: We would also send a letter to the company/agency that you are working for so that they could get you fired until we are through with our investigations because a nutritious fraudster is not supposed to be working for the government or any private organization.
You are advised to refund the $600.00 USD in less then 20min and get back to us with the screenshot of the payment refund and we will be able to STOP the investigation and the money spent on the Compensation fee will be added to your total fund(s) pending.
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Failure to abide by this means your Name, Picture and Address will be forwarded to the Law Enforcement Agency in your country to get you arrested, because you are practicing Fraud, and your account with Zelle , Bank or Credit Card linked to your Zelle account will be BLOCKED, In order to free yourself from this, Ask Amanda for Zelle info and send the $600.00 USD in less than 20mins and also send to us the screenshot also to us so we can verify and release the fund(s) into your account. If you have any comments on this issue do not hesitate to contact us. If the information you wish to provide pertains to an emergency situation, please contact us at the [FBI] and we shall get back to you promptly
Your Zelle profile is on hold until you resolve this issue.
Dear ***** *********
Unfortunately, we encountered a little problem while crediting your account with $1,000.00 USD today because this amount seems to be above your balance limit.
Why do I need to expand my account?
We place initial limits on all accounts to increase the security precaution and help prevent any fraudulent activities. Take these urgent steps to expand your limits and receive unlimited money.
How do I expand my account – Action needed.
Contact Amanda to send an additional payment of $400.00 for your account to be fully expanded. Soon as this is done we will credit the total sum of $1,500.00 USD with a free compensation fee of $100 for the inconvenience caused.
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NOTE: An alert has been sent to Amanda in regards to the $400.00 additional payment she has to send you, we will secure this transaction with high priority whereby the buyer or the seller will not lose a dime
NOTE:we are very sorry for the inconvenience cause the FBI are also involved in this transaction
Contact our Zelle Support at
(848) 281-7852
7 days a week, 8am-Midnight Eastern.
Early Warning Services, LLC
16552 N. 90th Street,
Scottsdale, AZ 85260 USA
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