• Report: #1027961
Complaint Review:

Mikel Morgan

  • Submitted: Wed, March 13, 2013
  • Updated: Wed, March 13, 2013

  • Reported By: Eric R — Russell Ontario Canada
Mikel Morgan
Internet United States of America

Mikel Morgan mikelmorgan8@gmail.com internet payment fraud Internet

*Consumer Comment: Suspicious e-mail and buy

*REBUTTAL Individual responds: Mikel Morgan (mikelmorgan8@gmail.com) or (mmorganmikael20@yahoo.com

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I had recently been ripped off with the PayPal fake payment forward shippers money via western union scam. So when I received similar request I knew what to do. I found his email had already been posted on scamwarner.com

His info: Mikel Morgan mikelmorgan8@gmail.com

Hope this helps

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#1 Consumer Comment

Suspicious e-mail and buy

AUTHOR: Eriobis - ()


A big thanks for this information. I'm really glad i'vq found this on google. I was selling a bike and got a txt message from someone telling me to contack mklmorgan@gmail.com


1st email : 

I want to ask you the following questions before proceeding with the
purchase. 1)Why are you selling? 2)What's the present condition?
3)Are you the first owner? 4)More Pictures? 5)Re-confirm asking price?
I will appreciate you,If you could kindly get back to me with your
paypal email address to send you the money now and your contact
address to forward to my pick up agent because the shipping will be
handled by my pick-up agent.Please,get back to me asap.Thanks


It really looks like in the previous report ... then I replied


It is unsual for me to do transaction like this on the web via e-mails.
Can I get some more informations, like where are you located ? Are you a
bike shop or something ? And how do you want to proceed ?

His reply :

Thanks for your reply..i will need your full name and contact address
and also your phone number so complete the payment for the bike..pls
do let me know as soon as possible..thanks

For me it was too quick and too obvious to be a real buyer, so I typed his name in google and voila ...

Don't think I will provide my info and don't think this is a real buyer.

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Mikel Morgan (mikelmorgan8@gmail.com) or (mmorganmikael20@yahoo.com

AUTHOR: Yves Beaulieu - ()

Is still alive and uses the same way with false Paypal account. He wanted to buy my keyboards for 6400$ and wanted a pick up agent to pick 'em up but i had to "help him to pay that agent" by sending him 950$ via moneygram. Is cell phone number is (848) 467-8306

Hello Again,
 I just want to inform you that i have just completed the payment and i hope you must have been notified in your email about the payment made, you can check both your spam and bulk e-mail for confirmation of
payment, I have just make the payment of $7,650.00 CAD,i have added the amount of $950.00 CAD,So i will like you to help me send the sum of $900.00 CAD to my agent via moneygram so he can be able to come for the pick up and also PayPal said they won't release the funds until they get the moneygram transfer information from you due to the fact that i emailed them about the excess payment i made.i will need you to send the $900.00 CAD  to my pick up agent Headquarters address below where they  normally confirm any commission payment made from anywhere in the world to via moneygram money transfer (this can be done from the post office,or online at www.moneygram.com So kindly go ahead with the transfer of the said amount through moneygram,i added extra $50.00 CAD  to cover the moneygram charges which shouldn't be more that $50.00 CAD  but just to be sure i added $50.00 CAD, Here is my pick up
agent Headquarter info needed to get the money  sent through moneygram transfer Name:Gregory Taylor
Address: 428 N Emporia St
City: Wichita
State: Kansas
Zip-Code: 67202
Country:United States.

Please kindly email the necessary details to PayPal :the mtcn which will be given at the  moneygram office after the $900.00 CAD has sent as well as the sender's name and address used to send the money
through moneygram,so i can forward it to PayPal or better still you can email it to PayPal directly.

False Paypal message 1

Dear Ycwa Beaulieu, This is to Notify  you  about the Payment made by Mikel Morgan to your PayPal account. The  payment  has been successfully made but due to security reasons we have to receive the MoneyGram transfer information before your account can be credited.   This is a new measure we are taking in order to protect both Sellers and Buyers. Have the funds sent across to the given  address and get back to us for verification in other to complete this transaction.

Note:Your Account will be credited accordingly upon the receipt of details requested: Sender's Name; Receiver's Name; MTCN; Amount Sent;

You may  customershelpdesk@secureroot.com or reply to this message directly using the reply button in your email to submit the required information or to contact the PayPal Customer Verification Department and include either transaction ID or reference number (PP307) quick recognition of this transaction at customershelpdesk@secureroot.com as its same email use to monitor this transaction.

Please, understand that this is a security measure to help protect both the Buyer and the Seller.Therefore, we apologize for the inconvenience that we may have caused you.

 False Paypal message 2

Dear Ycwa Beaulieu,

This email is sent to you to get you informed that a payment has been made for (Kronos & G8 Pianos) from one of our clients "Mikel Morgan". So we request that you wire the Money in the next 24 hours and send the MTCN (Money Transfer Control Number) ,Sender's name and Address used to make the transfer and the secret question and answer to us so that we can verify  that the  money has been sent,as fund will be credited into your account and any effort not to do so will cause the stoppage of your money  until we verified  you have sent the money to the address provided.This is just to make sure that both the buyer and seller are satisfied and to protect them from been fraudulent transaction.

This PayPal payment has been deducted from the buyer's account  and has been "APPROVED" but will not be credited to your account until the (Money Transfer Control Number) , sender's name and address used to make the transfer and the secret question and answer is sent to us for Wire verification so as to secure both the buyer and the seller. Below are the necessary information requested before your account will be credited. Send MTCN number and the receipt given to you at the western union office to us or email us through this mail:Customershelpdesk@secureroot.comour customer service care representative will attend to you. As soon as you send us the MTCN number to us for security purposes and the safety of the buyer and the seller,the money will be credited to your account.

                                     **PLEASE NOTE** 
Once Money has been verified  and the MTCN number send to us, You will receive a "CONFIRMATION EMAIL"  from PayPal informing you that the Money has been credited. ------------------------------ --------------------------------------------

Never give your password to anyone, including PayPal employees. Protect yourself against fraudulent websites by opening a new web browser (e.g. Internet Explorer or Netscape) and typing in the PayPal URL every time you log in to your account.

Thank you for using PayPal!
Duly at your service.
The PayPal Team.

 False Paypal message 3

Hello Ycwa Beaulieu,
This email confirms that you have received an Instant payment of $7,650.00 CAD from Mikel Morgan (mikelmorgan8@gmail.com) via PayPal MERCHANDISE Payment Service. 

View the details of this Transaction here:

Payment Details
    Item #  Item TitleQuantityPriceSubtotal   N/A   Kronos & G8 Pianos2$6,700.00
Pick-up & Delivery: (includes any pick-up delivery fees)     $950.00
  Shipping Insurance:
(optional)    $0.00
This is to inform you that you are required to send a sum of $950.00 CAD to the address below via MoneyGram Transfer and get back to us with the relevant information's which you will be provided with after the money has been sent. You are requested to give us the MTCN# (Money Transfer Control Number) and the Sender's Name and Address used in making the transfer after which we will then credit the total sum of $7,650.00 CAD into your PayPal account. Below is the Address where the money is to be sent using MoneyGram Transfer.

 Agent's Info:Name: Gregory Taylor
Address: 428 N Emporia St
City: Wichita
State: Kansas
Zip-Code: 67202
Country:United States.

 Address Status:Confirmed 
 Please note:
  We wish to inform you that Mikel Morgan has made his intentions known to PayPal that he will like $950.00 CAD to be sent to the recipient's address above via MoneyGram Transfer.

 Note:As this transaction was done via our e-mail payments service, any inquiries and necessary information should be sent to us by directly replying to this message, because of the status of this transaction, it has not been passed on to our customer care phone service section,and all inquiries should be directed to this e-mail address as it is the one monitored for your transaction.

 This payment has been deducted from the buyer's account and has been " APPROVED" but will not be credited into your account until the MTCN # is sent to us for verification, so as to secure both the buyer and the seller. Below are the relevant information required before your account will be credited.

All you have to do is to reply directly to this email with the MTCN and the Sender's Name and Address used when sending the money through MoneyGram Transfer. You will receive a "Confirmation Email" from PayPal Service informing you that your PayPal account has been credited with $7,650.00 CAD as soon as the above information's has been received and Verified by us.

------------------------------ ------------------------------ ------------------------------ ---------

Please, understand that this is a security measure intended to help protect both the Buyer and the Seller.We apologize for the inconvenience that has caused you.
Because of the inconvenience this causes we are giving you the next two incoming transfers for free! You will pay no fees for your next two incoming transfers*.  PayPal will be responsible for any loss incurred during the course of this transaction.

With more than 147 million accounts worldwide, we are a leading online payment method you can trust!
Thank you for using PayPal.
PayPal Team.
Scott Thompson
PayPal, Inc

PayPal Email ID PP307Copyright 1999-2013 PayPal. All rights reserved. PayPal (Worldwide) Limited is authorized and regulated by the Financial Services Authority in the United State of America as an electronic money institution. PayPal FSA Register Number: 226056.

PayPal Email ID PP307


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