Anyone heard of this scam?

Anyone heard of this scam? Topic: Evaluating a research report
June 25, 2019 / By Johnnie
Question: I received a letter from a company called Affordable Research Center. The sent me a check for $4865 and they want me to cash it then wire $4465 to someone in Oklahoma using Money Gram. Then I'm suppose to evaluate Money Gram and send my findings to them. Then I'm suppose to take $100 and spend it at Home Depot, The GAP or WalMart and report my experience. I get to keep $300 for my "pay". they said they sent me this in response to my search for part time income with Consumer Survey Specialists. The company address is in Oklahoma but the letter came from Canada. Go figure. Who do I report this too?
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Habakkuk Habakkuk | 3 days ago
Oh wow. If they sent you a real cheque, that's weird. Most scams require you to pay THEM... Go ask your local police station, or find a lawyer you can talk to for a few mins. JUST NOTICED!! DO NOT wire them money. Their cheque will bounce in a week or two, then you will be stuck in debt $4465, and still have to front the bounce charges. Just shred and toss it.
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Habakkuk Originally Answered: Has anyone heard of Prime liberty as an insurance co. or is this a scam?
According to AM Best which rates insurance companies, there is no insurance company doing business in the USA, named Prime Liberty. But, you applied for quotes online. So, what happens, is your personal information is harvested, and sold as a "lead" to maybe 200 different agents. Prime Liberty is an AGENCY, that bought your lead. Expect a lot of other calls, too. 60/40 is crappy coverage. You need to ask a few things: 1. who is the insurance COMPANY? 2. Is this "insurance", or a "plan" or "benefit" If it's not an INSURANCE policy, they will talk around the word, and say benefits, plan, coverage, without actually calling it INSURANCE. 3. what are the polciy LIMITS? Some cheap health INSURANCE policies, limit coverage to $1,000 a year. Or one doctor visit. Or no emergency. Or $2500 for hospitalization. If you are 30 and healthy, and not overweight, an insurance policy with no deductible, with maternity will cost you $600 a month - AND, it doesn't cover any pregnancy that begins in the first year. If you're already pregnant, it's too late to buy maternity coverage. If you don't want to get scammed, do NOT buy your insurance over the internet. Go to a local, independent agent, who can sit down and explain coverages and pricing, and help you find something that fits your budget.

Dyson Dyson
It is a scam to get your personal information and/or money. Do not respond to it. Report it to yahoo, so they are aware. Forward to [email protected] or [email protected] (If it involves a lot of money) And for your E-mail safety, remember: Never open E-mail unless you are absolutley sure of who sent it, treat ALL others as spam. Never give out your personal information out to anyone, be it E-mail, snail mail, phone calls or at your front door.
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Butch Butch
ITS a complete scam,they will call you and tell, send them there money before that fake check clears your bank..then you will be on the hook for 4865.00.Scam.
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Butch Originally Answered: Has anyone every heard of a "cash gifting." Does it work or is it another scam?
Cash gifting is a program or system that promote the practice of continually inviting, gifting and receiving money among its members. It is not a business and there is not product or service to sell. It is a belief system. Although everybody agree that giving a cash gift to another person is legal, many people still label cash gifting as scams or pyramids. This happen because while the concept of cash gifting is in essence noble, some people have abuse it over the years. Remember the infamous pyramids and chain letters in the 80s and early 90s. But most cash gifting programs today have absolutely nothing to do with a pyramid or scam. Other reason is base on the ethical aspect. They claim that cash gifting participants really Do Not give a gift of money since they actually expect to make money from that gift. But moral and ethical are subjective concepts, and the fact that something does not look ethical to someone does not make it illegal. Some individuals, for instance, think that playing lottery is not moral. However, most people think there is nothing bad about it, and it is perfectly legal. Legal Cash gifting programs in general explain clearly how their systems work, and contrary to most money making opportunities today, all details are explained upfront. You do not have to pay just to know how it works. Before joining a gifting program you have to understand that you will be giving a money gift without expecting anything in return, and that you have to "work the system" by inviting as many people as you can. In most programs you need to promote and keep inviting people continually to receive more gifts. If you think you can do that and dedicate time and effort, or find a good mentor to help you do it, you could really receive some awesome money. One of the most successful cash gifting programs today is Elite Activity Resurrected. Here you only need to bring two invitees to the system, and with only one time $100 out of pocket gift you have the potential to receive up to $83,100 multiple times. You can find all details in their website. It is amazing. http://attlaw.eliteresurrected.org So, do your homework. It is up to each person to decide if a cash gifting is or not for him/her. But you should make your decision based on true facts and not on mere opinions of individuals that probably are not well informed or others that cry "scam" just to try later to entice you with their own "unique" business or money making opportunity. Watch out!

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