• Report: #1064973

Complaint Review: US Grant Department - Washington DC

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  • Submitted: Sun, July 07, 2013
  • Updated: Sun, July 07, 2013

  • Reported By: Shad — Washington
US Grant Department - Washington DC
Washington, District of Columbia USA Washington DC, Dist of Columbia USA

US Grant Department - Washington DC US Grant Department - Possible Fraud/Scam Washington, District of Columbia Washington DC Distof Columbia

*Consumer Comment: It is a scam

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I got several calls from 202-559-7648. Finally when I picked up, the guy (named Steve Owen, I am sure this will not be his real name) told me that I was selected to $9,000 randomly. Jackpot!!!! Right???

I was very happy for few seconds. Then instantly I realized how come someone will get $9,000 easy money randomly. Not possible at all :(:(. From that moment, I got suspicious.

I asked him lot of questions like why am I chosen, how come you choose in spite of not applying any grant, how come they work on weekends Saturday etc. He tried to answer all of them, but I was not convinced. Any way I want to see where it goes. He provided me a confirmation number #RC636 and a call back number: 202-697-9868. He also mentioned that Nancy Cooper (I am sure this is also not real name) will pick up once I call this number to pay me $9,000.

He told me that he is a federal employee of US Grant department and working from Washington DC. When I asked his ID# or employee#, he said he cannot provide it but Nancy Cooper will provide once I call her.

When I called 202-697-9868, no one picked up even calling several times. They might have figured out I am not easy target. When I search with US Grant department, I saw a complaint filed on August 08, 2011 in this site. How come they are still out there doing that scam?

I also searched where to report this scam with US government. I found one number# 1-800-518-4726 (US government fraud checking task force number). When I called this number, a lady picked up and asked me to call on Monday.

How can we make sure it never happens?


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#1 Consumer Comment

It is a scam

AUTHOR: MochaG - ()

No you cannot stop people calling you even though you put it on no-call list because it is not a telemarketing call but pure scam. Because the scam has been working (because there are people who respond and give them money), they will keep looking for those who respond to them.

It is a well known SCAM. What you can do is to report the phone number and all other detail to FTC (www.ftc.gov). Let them investigate this matter. Do not believe anything when someone is giving you free money, and then ask you to PAY for processing fees up front. If there is really free money, the processing fee should BE DEDUCTED from the money giving to you instead of ask for cash. That's a common sense.

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