Untitled Job Scam , ref:1042 - Scamalot
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Newnan, GA, United States
| Untitled Job Scam , ref:1042 I ANSWERED AN AD IN THE CLASSIFIED SECTION OF THE ATLANTA JOURNAL FOR A DRIVER JOB,INCLUDING A RESUME WITH MY ADDRESS INCLUDED.THEY RESPONDED BY TELLING ME I HADE THE JOB AND THEY WERE SHIPPING A CAR TO MY ADDRESS AND THEY WERE SENDING THE FUNDS TO COVER THE COST OF SHIPPING.THE CHECK ARRIVED THE NEXT DAY.THEY CALLED THAT SAME DAY AND ASKED IF I HADE DEPOSITED THE CHECK.EVEV THOUGH I DID DEPOSIT THE CHECK I TOLD THEM THAT I HAD NOT ON THE ADVICE OF THE BRANCH MANAGER AT MY BANK. THE FOLLOWING DAY I WAS TOLD TO WIRE BY WESTERN UNION ONLY $3000.00 TO A TEXAS ADDRESS.|
THE CALL CAME FROM CALIFORNIA,THE CHECK CAME FROM NORTH CAROLINA WRITTEN ON A NEW YORK BANK AND THEY WANT THE MONEY SENT TO TEXAS. I TOLD THEM THE CHECK HAD NOT CLEARED .ON MONDAY THE BANK INFORMED ME THAT THE CHECK DID NOT CLEAR.
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