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Beware of Paid Surveys Secret Shoppers Inc Scams

Beware of Paid Surveys Secret Shoppers Inc Scams

Below are samples of Paid Surveys Secret Shoppers email scams that scammers are currently sending to potential victims. The victim of this scam will be provided with a fake or counterfeit check (cheque) and is advised to cash it and then asked to use some of the proceeds to do some form of mystery shopping and send the rest to someone. Also, the victim may be asked to take part in surveys or other promotional services. But, the counterfeit check will bounce and the victim who cashes the check will be held responsible for the money lost in the transaction and any additional fees imposed by his or her bank. They may even get arrested for fraud.

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Samples of the Paid Surveys Secret Shoppers Inc Scams

Date: Sun, Nov 20, 2016 at 1:12 PM
Subject: Welcome to First-Selections


We have a customer service survey assignment in your location and we will pay $283(USD) for each assignment.

Which would come in the form of a cashiers check for you to perform your assignment.

The job entails an Evaluation process such as visiting Wal-mart/K-mart,e.t.c

Send below information to get started If you are still Interested Applicants are to forward Information below:

Names: ______
Your Address: ______
C.i.t.y: ______
S.t.a.t.e: ______
C.o.d.e Zip: ______
Phone: ______
Age/Gender: ______

Barbara Morgan
Recruitments Department

From: Mike Smith
Date: Wed, Nov 30, 2016 at 11:06 PM
Subject: Re: Welcome to First-Selections

Dear Representative,

Congratulations, we thank you for your response to our email. We would like to let you know that you have been selected in your area. Thanks for the response and expression of interest. We do have all the required details needed and we are happy to congratulate you on your new part-time employment. So I have documented a file for you and it's in record.

Shopper's Guide wants you to run a survey on two prominent companies in your area.

The First is to Evaluate any : WALMART , CVS-PHARMACY, KROGER , RITE AID , KMART,7ELEVEN OR DOLLAR-GENERAL store location nearest to you by buying any product of your own choice Which you will be provided with funds to purchase .

Financial Sector


There has been reports about laps in the services of their Management and some of their staffs,the complaints were based on reports which their customers forwarded anonymously and Phone calls which were also made to the head office due to Negligence for the following reasons:

I) Customers have reported their money missing

II) Slow services

III) Unbalanced transfer charges

The 2nd company was reported to be rendering

(I) Poor services

(II) Rudeness to customers

(III) Excess charge

(IV) Late opening time and Closing before time. Your Secret Evaluation would be

Note: You Are not required to use your money upfront for any reason. We would be sending funds for the survey.

1) You will be sent a certain amount of money to perform your survey evaluation on the stores or restaurant close to you.

2) You would have to record the time at which you go to the location and how many minutes it took you to get service.

3) You would be sent a check/Money order which would cover your payment of $300 and also for the duty. As soon as you receive the check/money order, you would cash in at your bank, and deduct your $300, and use the rest of the money for the services.

4) Upon receiving the funds and after processing the funds, you are to go into one of these stores which you will indicate in your report the one in which you evaluated , most times it is easier you evaluate the closest store to you and You would have to keep a comprehensive report on every activity you carry out.

5) You would also provide me with the name of the cashier that attended to you. Note: Please, confirm that you did receive this message so that we can process funds that would be sent to you for the assignment.

We want your total Co-operation, Support, Availability and Trust.

****Please confirm****(Acknowledge)**** receipt of this email, by writing back before we proceed confirm with , Your NAME and ADDRESS for Payment Delivery .

Thanks for your anticipated co-operation in order to start work soon.

Mike Smith
Paid Surveys
Secret Shopper Inc USA/Canada
Secret Shopper

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