Rental October 04, 2023

Scam Type

Rental Scam

Business Name Used

Car Rental Scam

Date Reported

October 04, 2023

Postal Code


Total Dollars Lost

$ 485

Scam Description

I call a number listed under car rental they answer like car service
Expedia I needed a car to visit my dying Sister in New York as I couldn’t make a flight because it was Labor Day weekend so I decided to take a car and drive up when I call them I’m ready to make the payment with my bank card. They say their server was down, but I could buy with prepaid Bank of America express card and I will also get a discount because they’re having a promotion with American Express blinded by grief off my sister I went to CVS and got a card. I put the money on the card and call them and give them the information as they requested this card was a serve American Express I call the card customers service to inform them but I got no help I told them before the money was taken but they took long