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  • Free Grant pay 250 for activation card to get 10,050

    $0.00Unresolved

    I was called and told I was chosen to receive a $9,800 Free Federal Loan from the Western Union. But I had to bring $250 for an activation card. But I would get that money back. At that point, I knew it was a scam! I spoke with Annie first. Then had too call 202-642-4336 and spoke with George. He told me about the $250 fee.Said I would get it back. Instead of getting $9,800, I would get $10,050! I didn't fall for it, as much as I need money!

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    • My demands: STOP THEM FROM CALLING!
    • User Recommendation: Stay away
    • Resolution: Unresolved
    • Monetary damages: $0.00
    • Phone: 202-642-4336
    KraZyDI
    Jun 06, 2017
    Complaint #: 2668
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  • Government grant money

    $0.00Unresolved

    A lady by the name of Nora called me said I had qualifed for grant money But I had to pay a registration fee of 250.00 so I googled the phone number so I designed it's a scam sorry Nora I'm keeping my money

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    • My demands: I would just like to no the truth is it a scam
    • User Recommendation: Use with caution
    • Resolution: Unresolved
    • Monetary damages: $0.00
    • Agents: Nora
    • Phone: 646-632-1324
    sandyfulk83
    Apr 24, 2017
    Complaint #: 2631
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  • Federal grant money fraud

    $0.00Unresolved

    A friend on facebook sent a friend request I excepted we exchanged hello's then when I was ending the conversation she asked if I had been notified about money that we were eligible for from the govt to help financially since we are both disabled.She texted me the number said to call to see if I qualify.I was really skeptical but knowing gloria or who I thought was gloira lockard I let my guard down some. The number I texted was 626-507-7221 claiming to be the FEDERAL GOVERNMENT MONETARY GRANT FUND BOARD.

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    • My demands: Stop them from trying to scam people
    • User Recommendation: Stay away
    • Resolution: Unresolved
    • Monetary damages: $0.00
    • Phone: 626-507-7221
    Its4her
    Apr 23, 2017
    Complaint #: 2630
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  • Scamed Me and got me upset !

    $250.00Unresolved

    Matthew called first and told me that I won a Federal Grants (Did applied for a Federal, last year. He even gave me an I D # and connect me John Spencer (the 1-855#) who told me that I was to receive $ 14,566. dollars in Federal Grants Money. I had to get $ 250. dollars to pay the tax on the money. I had to use iTunes cards. Got the card and then told me that I needed $ 850. dollars because my Credit Score was below 800! And he wants me to get a loan from Advance America Store in Delaware tomorrow morning. This will increase my Credit Score and I get the $ 850. dollars back with the $ 14,566! Because I never heard of this type of scam before and after I've calmed down about the extra money. I had to bury my Mother and the people said that she had Life Insurance turned around and said that she didn't have Life Insurance that they said she did for over 15 years. I just couldn't go through another loss of money with me maybe losing my house too I just couldn't do it! I'm glad that I checked it out first on this website!

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    • My demands: I would like to have all my money back. I wish that I could sue for the $ 65,000 to $ 70,000 dollars to save my house so I won't be homele
    • User Recommendation: Recommended
    • Resolution: Unresolved
    • Monetary damages: $250.00
    • Agents: Matthew
    • Managers: John Spencer
    • Phone: 513-200-6898, 855-676-6410
    @blondie136
    Apr 20, 2017
    Complaint #: 2622
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  • Grant fraud call information

    $0.00Unresolved

    individual with indian accent called and when I asked for phone number gave me the 2024554045 wanting my information to provide a grant.

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    • My demands: locate number and close the scam
    • User Recommendation: Stay away
    • Resolution: Unresolved
    • Monetary damages: $0.00
    • Phone: 202-455-4045
    gunner50
    Apr 19, 2017
    Complaint #: 2620
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  • Government grant scam

    $400.00Unresolved

    Received a call that sounded very legitimate, had to send $200. Registration fee, then $200. Taxes, then they wanted another $750. Taxes before money could be released.

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    • My demands: Would like to see them arrested
    • User Recommendation: Stay away
    • Resolution: Unresolved
    • Monetary damages: $400.00
    • Agents: Frank Young, Miller, Jason Smith, Michael White
    • Phone: 206-596-0114, 206-596-0672, 360-209-4063
    Poetrynt
    Apr 19, 2017
    Complaint #: 2619
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Comments:

Michoel Lew

Jun 09, 2017 6:36 PM

phone call from 415-504-9983; to call 315-303-8892 "from united states federal treasury grant dept" under "health and human services" LOL googled these...

RuthAnn McCarthy Sirbaugh

Apr 28, 2017 9:24 PM

but the Indian guy doesn't understand the term, "I smell a fish!" "What? What? The regarding of my call is...."

Tod Sanders

Mar 07, 2017 6:34 PM

they were offering me $9,300 from the government for have good credit and paying my bills on time. Wanted to know how I'd like to receive it. I chose the safest method of western union. They were saying it would cost me $300 in setup fees and taxes. You can send money to anyone without them needing anything but identification. RUN PEOPLE!! FRAUD!!

Iris

Mar 01, 2017 9:10 PM

Yeah, Same ..Calling me regarding a $ 7,900 grant. I was I selected to receive the money, gave an ID AS2451 to collect the money BUT I HAVE TO CALL THEM (360)550-9844 Seattle, WA his name Michael, indian accent, I told him send me the check to my house, they have my name, address. SCAM SCAM SCAM..

John

Oct 06, 2016 10:44 PM

Got the same call today from 202-888-4404 .... went through the motions as I looked up the scam!!! This is a classic setup the job for the closer. You pay a fee AND never get the grant. Period. End of story.

Karen Yap

Aug 30, 2016 6:48 PM

Got the same offer from caller (#9179628102) abt world bank (#2028883930) of 180k grant with 8.7% fee. Was provided acct # to verify bank. Didn't bother calling upon reading posts about it.

Bruce Stapleton

Jul 19, 2016 12:26 AM

I was contacted as well by this # regarding a $9,000.00 grant I was eligible for. (202) 738-1017 (Washington D.C.)foreign female and I would have the choice of either direct deposit into a checking or credit card account or have it sent to me via Western Union. Then I was told I needed to purchase an I tunes card and put 250.00 on the card while my reference and control # was verified so the 9000.00 could be released to Western Union. Hahahaha! Had to call her senior account manager @ (315)710-0498 (New York)Simon Curry was his name...Hahahaha! My grant ID # was JY117....They already had my personal information and asked my age additionally.....What a scam! they stated often they were with the U.S. Treasury