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02-01-2011 07:43 PM
I want to alert you to a scam that is presently being conducted.
We recently learned about a Mystery Shopping scam that uses Synovate’s name and targets various people. The scam is distributed via ground mail, and most envelopes are postmarked as originating from Canada. Recipients are asked to cash a counterfeit bank check that is included, and then wire money overseas to “test the process” as a Mystery Shopper. It carries a promise of earning a great deal of money.
Please know that this is a scam and is not affiliated with Synovate Global Opinion Panels. We will never ask you to cash checks, wire funds or purchase anything to participate in a study.
If you receive an e-mail or mailing that seems suspicious or fraudulent, please notify me immediately by e-mail at email@example.com or by calling 1-800-745-4267. If you receive this specific fraudulent mailing, we ask that you also contact your local authorities to alert them of this matter.
Marie BrightonOnly after the last tree has been cut down, Only after the last river has been poisoned, Only after the last fish has been caught, Only then will you find that money cannot be eaten.
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02-01-2011 07:49 PM
- Join Date
- Aug 2010
- Prescott, AZ
It's pretty safe to assume you should NEVER wire money out of the country to someone you don't know personally. This reminds me of those email inheritance scams. People will truly try anything won't they?And as I watch the drops of rain
Weave their weary paths and die
I know that I am like the rain
There but for the grace of you go I.
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02-01-2011 07:55 PM
It's crazy that someone would fall for it in this day and age!!! And I agree, people will try anything...sadOnly after the last tree has been cut down, Only after the last river has been poisoned, Only after the last fish has been caught, Only then will you find that money cannot be eaten.
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02-01-2011 08:00 PM
I got this email too.
Last week I got a check in the mail for $972- I got all excited,- had just paid out a bunch of bills.....- but when I read it, I realized it was one of those scam things. I feel bad for people who cash those checks and then get the NSF fees. etc.....
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