FBI Warns of Mystery Shopper Scam

Posted by on Oct 16, 2012 in Mystery Shopper, Spam, Work From Home

Here’s a quick summary of the Mystery Shopper Scam, courtesy of the FBI, as they warn Dayton-area residents of the potential dangers. A snippet: In other versions of mystery shopper scams reported to IC3, victims were contacted via e-mail and U.S. mail to apply to be a mystery shopper. Applicants were asked to send resumes and […]

The Work From Home Scam

Posted by on Aug 21, 2012 in Money Laundering, Mystery Shopper, Spam, Work From Home

The Work From Home (WFH) scam is also known as the Mystery Shopper or Personal Assistant scam. It’s not new on the scene, but enough people get caught by it every day that it’s worth taking a deeper look at. The primary objective of the scam is to get people (usually the honest ones) to send […]