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  • Money Scam By Phone Again

    $0.00Unresolved

    Received call saying I have been awarded $7000.00. Was instructed to call 969 635-4624 and give a money control number.

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    • My demands: Have these scammers stopped
    • User Recommendation: Stay away
    • Resolution: Unresolved
    • Monetary damages: $0.00
    • Agents: Bryan Thomas
    • Phone: 979-635-4624
    Sonnyg
    Dec 14, 2016
    Complaint #: 2288
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  • We have deposited your fund with the United Bank for Africa

    $0.00Unresolved

    Though,UBA you will receive your ATM CARD so contact as soon as you receive this email and tell him to show you the way you will receive your ATM CARD.

    Best Regards.
    Mrs. Victoria Belly
    The Supervisor
    SOME OF TEXT ABOUT THE 2.5 MILLION USD THEY SAY THEY HAVE FOR ME. THIS IS THE INFORMATION THEY REQUESTED

    Receiver's Name_______________
    Address: ________________
    Country: ____________
    Phone Number: _____________

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    • My demands: NO DEMANDS, I NEVER REPLIED, I APPLIED THE "TOO GOOD TO BE TRUE" LAW
    • User Recommendation: Stay away
    • Resolution: Unresolved
    • Monetary damages: $0.00
    • Agents: Rev. Raymond Paul
    • URL: [email protected]
    TASDWALKER
    Nov 12, 2016
    Complaint #: 2196
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  • I have to pay 399.99 for the processing pay which is refundable after I receive the money. 2nd Priz

    $28,000.00Unresolved

    After I Have paid 200 which they said was a processing fee. I have to pay 199.99 for the state to state tax. because they said that after paying the 200 they were willing to come and give my prize for $7.000 a week for life, but the sheriff apprehended them for a state to state stamp tax which costs 200 dollars.

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    • My demands: Full money back
    • User Recommendation: Use with caution
    • Resolution: Unresolved
    • Monetary damages: $28,000.00
    • Agents: Danielle Lam
    • Managers: Andrew Goldberg
    • Phone: 301-200-4384, 865-856-1350
    clas_2017
    Oct 26, 2016
    Complaint #: 2153
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  • I been scam and fustrated

    $18,500.00Unresolved

    I was told that I won 250,000.00 and that I need to pay the necessary fees, The IRS FEES, TAXES,UPS AND OTHER CHARGES. Every time I send the money, they tell you your shipment will be at your doorstep within the next 12 -24 hours. Well, days go by and they ask for more money because the timeframe had a pass and new fees had to be made again. I keep saying to myself the money will be here the next day. It's been 2 months and nothing. If you send me a facebook request or messenger I can forward the conversation. The reason I contacted you is because I borrow some money and now I can't pay it back. I been carrying this burden and not stressing me out and I cry every day.
    Please help me. Another agent is David Sears. He is very mean. He told me to send the payment and the money will be here the next day.

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    • My demands: I want my cheque and the over payment back
    • User Recommendation: Recommended
    • Resolution: Unresolved
    • Monetary damages: $18,500.00
    • Agents: George K Franks Sr.
    • Phone: 122-276-5490
    Prospect123
    Oct 25, 2016
    Complaint #: 2152
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  • Gennady Melnick; Ongoing International

    $200.00Unresolved

    I supposedly won a $600,000 grand prize on September 5, 2016 and Gennady said that I will not get my Prize unless I pay $300 fee in Customs and Airways cost.
    I thought that the fees are your responsibility and all I am required to do was to pay taxes.
    Why is my prize coming from New York and not California ?
    No matter what my financial situation is; he still insist I pay the fee!
    What can you to solve this problem for me?

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    • My demands: A straight answer
    • User Recommendation: Use with caution
    • Resolution: Unresolved
    • Monetary damages: $200.00
    • Agents: Gennady Melnick
    • Managers: Gennady Melnick
    • Phone: 609-232-2388
    • URL: [email protected]
    Pioneerdaniel1983
    Oct 10, 2016
    Complaint #: 2106
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  • Receive grant money from the Federal Reserve Bank

    $250.00Unresolved

    Called me and told me I had been selected from a big lottery pool on the fact that I had one money give away money from the Federal Reserve Bank don't have to pay it back. Interested and I'm interested in getting my own company going so it sounded good and I could use the money. So I went for it. Best me and how close am I to a Walmart or a place where they sell gift cards and they told me we'll call me when you are close to a store where you can receive gift cards and before you go in give me a call so I went in after I called them and they told me to stay up to keep me on the line while I go in and get these gift cards I Got 5 iTunes gift cards $50 each over the phone I gave them the numbers on the gift cards and then they have me wait on the line again and then they call me back And and then you receive your money and then you'll have to do another $450 for the another Initiation fee and that's what the 2:50 was for was a one-time activation fee because haven't done this before I said no so they knew right away what they could tell me and I would believe them apparently.

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    • My demands: I would like to see these people get caught
    • User Recommendation: Stay away
    • Resolution: Unresolved
    • Monetary damages: $250.00
    • Agents: Meghan Moore, George Williams
    • Phone: 385-831-1559, 315-272-4095
    Savagenation
    Sep 29, 2016
    Complaint #: 2062
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Comments:

Mimivpqn

Dec 20, 2017 4:30 AM

Dont believe none of those sweepstakes!- its all a scam!- especially the more popular one!- publishers clearing house!!! Its nothing but a fraud! Their scratchouts are bogus! I scratched off 30,00.00 $ just to be told- u didn't win yet!- only if we pick your number! If not u get nothing!- that's fake! If it was the real one or the lottery I would have gotten my money! Shame on them for wasting my time! But never again! Pch.com avoid it!!!!