Complaint Review: Consumer Research Company
- Consumer Research Company
230 Davenport Road Barrie, Ontario M2K 4A3
Port Jefferson, New York
- Phone: 360-880-7748
- Category: Corrupt Companies
Consumer Research Company Rip off scam Jefferson New York
The official title was Consumer Service Evaluator. Evalutaions would take place in specific stores in my area Gap, Walmart, Macy's, K-mart, Jc Penny and Target, but no specific addresses were given for these stores.
It said I would have one week to complete my assignments as follows:
Spend a hundred dollars in three different stores from the list. Then I would need to send a money gram to someone in the amount of $3,079.50 and pay the $350.00 service fee charged by money gram. Then I would need to fax all receipts to the fax number provided and call David Rogers to confirm assignment completion.
There was a check for the amount of 3,699.50 the letter explained that I needed to cash this check and then spelled out exactly where to allocate the funds:
$130.00 for 2 hours of work shopping at the stores and sending the money gram. $3,079.50 Required funds to be sent. $150.00 Service charge by Money Gram. $300.00 funds for shopping. $40.00 for misc. expenses.
The check looks a 100% real and says its from Market Strategies and comes from an account with Wells Fargo Bank it is signed by Mary Beth Marins.
The only reason I didn't cash the check was I could not reach anyone to confirm that this was legal and I was worried about sending a Money Gram and finding out I was involved with money laundering.
WATCH OUT FOR THIS SCAM
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