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No Name
Spring Valley, CA, United States
2013-11-02 22:53:09
Classified Ads Scam
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+1 Paid Western Union Survey 
Kathy J. Harrison
Email Address:
Being compensated $200 for completing a Western Union survey.
-Cash a big check at your bank (approx. $2,000)
-Keep $200 for yourself, and set aside $150 for fees
-Go to any western union branch and transfer $1600 to the designated person
-Pay attention to customer service and report back certain comments to customer service skills.
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Anonymous   () Added the following extra information on :2014-01-24 19:46:15
Andrew C. Whiting
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I frequently participate in focus groups and work for several different focus group companies, which is why I wasn't immediately wary of contact from this company, even though I didn't recognize the name.

Scam Email
The Check received includes both compensation and funds for the Western Union survey, follow the instructions below to complete the survey. 1. Have the received check cashed. 2. Take out your compensation of $300 after cashing the check. 3. Deduct another $200 for Western Union charges and any other fees that might be required during the survey process. 4. Visit Any Western Union outlet of your choice to evaluate them by posing as a customer making a transfer to a known associate.At the location,have the rest of the funds {$1700} transferred to the information below using the Money in Minutes service. Receiver: Gregory Suh City: Thompson State: ND Zipcode: 58278 5. While making the transfer, observe the following: How long it took you to get service and customer service professionalism during the transfer process.Under no circumstance should the Western Union Agent(s) know this evaluation is being carried out on them. Email me with the following information as soon as the transfer is completed: 10 Digits MTCN # : Confirm Amount Sent : Transaction Fee : Western Union Location Surveyed : A questionnaire regarding your overall experience with Western Union will be emailed to you after we receive the transfer information. Thank you and get back to me as soon as the survey is completed today. Sincerely, Andrew C. Whiting Sr. Research Analyst

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