• Report: #772716
Complaint Review:

"US Grant Department'

  • Submitted: Sat, September 03, 2011
  • Updated: Sat, September 03, 2011

  • Reported By: lsowulewski — Franklin North Carolina United States of America
"US Grant Department'
Internet United States of America

"US Grant Department' Really not sure who these people are these people truly are and what company they really are They insisted I'd been chosen to receive a grant just need to give my checking or savings number Internet, Internet

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A guy with an Indian accent called me and told me I was chosen from a once a year selection of people to recieve a grant for $7,ooo. Of course I did not believe him so I kept asking him for verification of his company. He just kept repeating that he worked for the U.S. Grant Dept in Washington, DC. He insisted that I immediately give him a checking or savings account number so that they could proceed with the offer. I asked him if I could recieve it in a check form since it was from the government. He said no only electronically. I said I think I have a prepay card to make a deposit on, and he said it was imparitive to use my bank. I kept telling him that I was not going to give my back account information to anyone that I do not know or have ever heard of. I asked him for the company or government sector website address and he told me usgrant.gov. Of course when I tried to look up this website it did not exist. I told him that and basically after a while of me explaining to him that there was absoutely no way I was going to give him my bank account numbers until he had real proof then I wasn't going to give him my information. In the end he figured out that obviously I was not stupid enough to fall for this lie he hung up on me.

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