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Online Purchase November 11, 2023

Scam Type

Online Purchase Scam

Business Name Used

Foreign Purchase

Date Reported

November 11, 2023

Postal Code

23510

Total Dollars Lost

$ 0

Scam Description

The website changes from Lurenon to Lorraine; and has the exact pictures from other boutiques (Queen of Sparkle products) but with the models heads cut off. The prices are signifigantly different, as to lure customers into thinking the products are the same but at a lower price

BBB Notes as provided by the FBI: 

WHAT TO DO IF YOU ARE A VICTIM
If you are a victim of an online shopping scam, the FBI recommends taking the following actions:
Report the activity to the Internet Crime Complaint Center at www.IC3.gov or your local FBI field office, which can be located at www.fbi.gov/contact-us/field-offices.
Report the activity to the online payment service used for the financial transaction.
Contact your financial institution immediately upon discovering any fraudulent or suspicious activity and direct them to stop or reverse the transactions.
Ask your financial institution to contact the corresponding financial institution where the fraudulent or suspicious transfer was sent.
If you believe you are the victim of an Internet scam or cyber crime, or if you want to report suspicious activity, please visit the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center at www.IC3.gov.

 

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