- Report: #921506
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Complaint Review: Benny Finney
Benny Finney2000 Lamarr Blvd., #600 Arlington, Texas United States of America
Benny Finney John Fernandez I was solicited by e-mail to be a secret shopper and would be paid for posing as one in a major store. Arlington, Texas
*Consumer Suggestion: Wow you fell for a Nigerian Scam of all things?
*Author of original report: Postal money orders
Apparently there was a claim of some malfeasance on the part of the store that they wanted to check out.
I received two postal money orders for $830 each, made out to me. Here is a copy of the e-mail they sent me with instructions:
On 7/30/12, John D. Fernandez
Here Is The Instructions On How To Complete Your First > Assignment >
> Note**You are advice to run a survey on two prominent Companies in your > area,which are Target & Walmart/Moneygram >
> Below is the breakdown of how the payment will be spent and you are to take > note of the following activities >
> 1, You are to deduct $200 from the total payment received after completing > your first assignment which is your commission >
> 2, You are to make a purchase of any electronic item worth $50 from any > Target location in your area and the item you buy will be your. >
> Remember: Any item you purchase from the Target store should be kept by you > for your personal use since we are only interested in the accurate > information from your survey > > > 3, You are required to proceed to any nearest Walmart/Moneygram location in > your area with the remaining balance to perform your transfer assignment > after you might have deducted your $200 commission. >
> You are advice to send the rest funds over to our Secret Shopper in Georgia > through Wal-mart/Money-gram to the below name and address >
> The information is as follows: > SEND TO^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ > Receivers Name.. Gregory Kemp > Receivers Address.. 383 parkway > CITY: Atlanta > STATE: Georgia > ZIP: 30308 >
> Quick Breakdown: > Amount: $1685 > Pay per Assignment: $200 > For Shopping: $50 > Transfer Charges: $115 > Amount to be sent: $1320 > > > You are advice to take note of the following at the Target/ Wal-Mart > location and please remember that you are to act Cool, Calm and Confident > (Code C#3) through out the period in which you will be carrying out the > survey at Target/ Wal-mart location in order not to arouse any suspicious. > > >
===Target location=== > * How long it took you to get services. > * Smartness of the attendant. > * Customer service professionalism. > * Your comments and impressions. > > > You are expected to have this done and e-mail me back your results with the > following information after you have wired the funds. > > >
===Walmart/Moneygram=== > * Walmart/Money Gram Location : > * Sender Name: > * Receiver Name: > * Reference # (8 digit): > * How long it took you to get services. > * Smartness of the attendant. > * Customer service professionalism. > * Your comments and impressions. >
> The reason for this survey is that some Wal-mart location have been > reported several times for slow services, funds missing and unbalanced > exchange rate. It is now your duty to carry out the fund transfer at any > various location of your choice and balance the reports in order to curtail > these lapses and please note,The Wal-mart charges should be deducted from > the remaining fund and not deducted from your $200 commission >
> I will also be awaiting your report via email. Acknowledge receipt of this > email and let me know if you have any questions. > > > Regards, > John D. Fernandez. > Evaluating Department > In-Touch Insight Systems. >
This report was posted on Ripoff Report on 08/02/2012 12:17 PM and is a permanent record located here: http://www.ripoffreport.com/r/Benny-Finney/Arlington-Texas-76006/Benny-Finney-John-Fernandez-I-was-solicited-by-e-mail-to-be-a-secret-shopper-and-would-be-921506. The posting time indicated is Arizona local time. Arizona does not observe daylight savings so the post time may be Mountain or Pacific depending on the time of year.
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