Beware of "Advertising for Red Bull" Car Wrapping Money Laundering Scams
May 12, 2015
The car wrapping advertising offer below: "Advertising for Red Bull (Energy Drink)," is a money laundering scam. Scammers are sending out fake car wrapping advertising emails to thousands of people claiming that motor vehicle owners can be paid to drive, by placing an advert for Red Bull on their cars or trucks.
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The Red Bull Car Wrapping Advertising Scam
Subject: Advertising for Red Bull (Energy Drink)
We are currently seeking to employ individual’s world wide. How would you like to make money by simply driving your car advertising for RED BULL.
How it works?
Here’s the basic premise of the "paid to drive" concept: RED BULL seeks people -- regular citizens,professional drivers to go about their normal routine as they usually do, only with a big advert for "RED BULL" plastered on your car. The ads are typically vinyl decals, also known as "auto wraps,"that almost seem to be painted on the vehicle, and which will cover any portion of your car's exterior surface.
What does the company get out of this type of ad strategy? Lots of exposure and awareness. The auto wraps tend to be colorful, eye-catching and attract lots of attention. Plus, it's a form of advertising with a captive audience,meaning people who are stuck in traffic can't avoid seeing the wrapped car alongside them. This program will last for 3 months and the minimum you can participate is 1 month.
You will be compensated with $600 per week which is essentially a "rental"payment for letting our company use the space no fee is required from you RED BULL shall provide experts that would handle the advert placing on your car. You will receive an up front payment of $300 inform of check via courier service for accepting to carry this advert on your car.
It is very easy and simple no application fees required contact email along with the following you are interested in these offer.
Make of car/ year:
We shall be contacting you as soon as we receive this information.
The scammers behind the fraudulent scheme will send fake checks to their potential victims, ask them to cash the check, take their share of the money and wire the rest to a graphic designer. But, the checks are fakes and will bounce. The wired money will actually go to the scammers behind the fraudulent scheme.
The victims will then be left to pay back the bank the wired amount and other charges associated with the processing of the check.
Remember, when you receive an offer that is too good to be true, please do your research before participating, even if the offers seem legitimate.
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