"Advertising for Red Bull" Car Wrapping Money Laundering Scams

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.

Advertising for Red Bull Car Wrapping Money Laundering Scams

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.

Full Name:




Zip code:


Make of car/ year:

Telephone numbers:

We shall be contacting you as soon as we receive this information.

Kind Regards

Mackie Wells

Hiring Manager,

Red Bull™

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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April 29, 2020 at 10:11 AM by
"Advertising for Red Bull" Car Wrapping Money Laundering Scams
an anonymous user from: Orchard Park, New York, United States

RECEIVED A CHECK DELIVERED BY UPS TODAY. There was no information in the envelope except for a check.

It made no reference to car wrapping for Red Bull Drink Advertisements Company. So, I decided to look up information on the computer. And like the old saying goes "if it's to good to be true, then it's not." I am glad I checked this out before I cashed the check that was sent from NABCO Mechanical & Electrical, Inc. So I hope this helps other people that are thinking they are making good money. And as far as these losers, go out like the rest of us and get a real job.


February 21, 2020 at 7:36 PM by
"Advertising for Red Bull" Car Wrapping Money Laundering Scams
an anonymous user from: Defiance, Ohio, United States

I received a check yesterday. But was curious about it. Thought I would check it out on the computer. I am glad I did. Thank you.


November 29, 2018 at 10:36 PM by
"Advertising for Red Bull" Car Wrapping Money Laundering Scams
an anonymous user from: Edinburg, Virginia, United States

So I must be some kind of stupid because I fell for this. What can I do . Just deposited this morning. Please help


May 10, 2019 at 7:30 PM by
"Advertising for Red Bull" Car Wrapping Money Laundering Scams
an anonymous user from: Buffalo, New York, United States

How much they send you?


May 29, 2018 at 9:09 PM by
"Advertising for Red Bull" Car Wrapping Money Laundering Scams
an anonymous user from: Fitzgerald, Georgia, United States

I applied for the red bull car wrap advertisement from an email from the individuals, but I got the check thru the USPS courier.

They wanted me to put it into my account and let it clear but when I got the check I kind of thought that it was no good and I did go to the bank and told them about it.

I didn't think the check was any good and after my bank checking it out plus I also made a copy of the email to the bank with me and I give them all the info and it is a scam.

do not try to cash one or put it into your account because it is a scam. My bank is turning the info over to the proper people.


May 8, 2018 at 7:06 AM by
"Advertising for Red Bull" Car Wrapping Money Laundering Scams
an anonymous user from: Leesburg, Florida, United States

happened to me with kiiva drinks cost me around $3000.00 and the embarrassment of being stupid and gullible


February 5, 2018 at 9:39 PM by
"Advertising for Red Bull" Car Wrapping Money Laundering Scams
an anonymous user from: Walnut Creek, California, United States

I received a text message for the red bull car wrap advertising . The text had a link to click on it which I clicked on and led me to their scam page with a run down of the requirements, payment etc.

I thought it was a scam because it offered a 2 week advance payment delivered via courier and the letter was signed HR department no name,no logo anywhere on the notice,no phone number,no email and was promised a position without them meeting me or even seeing if I would qualify.

Never the less several small red flags I hadn't caught during the first time I read it. Started becoming doubtful of its validity after reading it for the 2nd and 3rd time . I don't understand why the Govt or even the company doesn't pursue looking these scammers up.

Either by tracing it back to "graphic designer" that receives payment or by domain name. It took me 5 mins to research domain name and come up with domain ID registrars email, phone number, address etc. Anyways beware no just emails it's also being done via text especially through those job search texts.


November 30, 2017 at 3:52 PM by
"Advertising for Red Bull" Car Wrapping Money Laundering Scams

Here is another scam:

- Original Message -

"From: ChristianMingle <sddell@comcast.net>

Date: November 27, 2017 at 3:54 PM

Would you have your Car, Truck and Boat branded in America's largest brand and earn a compensation of ((( $350 weekly)).

Interested persons should reply

best regards,

reply back if interested


ROCK STAR | Hype/RED-BULL Energy Drink

@ROCK STAR| Hype/RED-BULL Advertising AGENT Inc

Would you have your Car, Truck and Boat branded in America's largest brand and earn a compensation of ((( $350 weekly)).

Interested persons should reply

best regards,

reply back if interested


ROCK STAR | Hype/RED-BULL Energy Drink



Advertising AGENT Inc"


November 27, 2017 at 7:33 PM by
"Advertising for Red Bull" Car Wrapping Money Laundering Scams

Here is another scam:

- Forwarded message -

From: "David Huntley" <heirique4@gmail.com>

Date: Nov 26, 2017 5:43 PM

Subject: Re: Red-Bull Car Advert Registration Form - David Huntley

Hello, I am happy to inform you that you have successfully been shortlisted for the program after going through your details. Our auto wrap concept is sponsored by individuals/companies/corporate bodies.

A start-up check of $1,950.00 will be issued on your name by one of our sponsors and will be mailed to your address. The amount covers your first-week pay($450.00) and the installer's charges. Your subsequent paycheck will be $450.00 weekly after the wrap has been installed.

You are required to deposit the start-up check into your bank account and when it clears you will deduct your first-week pay and send the balance to the installer. This is to afford mutual relationship between you and the installer. The balance which you are required to send to the installer is the payment for the Auto-Wrap installation,

maintenance, and removal.

As soon as they receive the funds, they will contact you to schedule appointment on when to come over to your location or preferred location to have the wrap installed.

In view of this, please confirm the following details;

How long do you intend to carry the advertisement on your car?

One (1) month, two (2) months or three (3) months?

Do you use your car every day?

Do you have a bank account where you can deposit/cash the check?

NB: You will be informed when the start-up check is being mailed out and an inspection agent will come over to your location from time to time to monitor if you still have the wrap on your car for the period which you stated. Your swift response is needed to this email as soon as you get it so as to expedite the commencing of the processing.

Thank you.


Hiring Manager."


November 18, 2017 at 8:57 AM by
"Advertising for Red Bull" Car Wrapping Money Laundering Scams

Here is another scam:

-Original Message-

From: rachaelht5 <rachaelht5@gmail.com>

Sent: Sun, Nov 5, 2017 8:24 am


This is an opportunity to make $500 weekly by just placing our advert on you vehicle? REDBULL Energy

seeks regular individuals to drive through their daily routine only with a REDBULL decal placed on their

vehicle. the duration of the program is 3 Months and there is a minimum participation of a month.

the compensation is $500/week and you will receive upfront via check in the mail for the first week.it is very easy and simple, no application fees required contact email along with the following if you are interested in these offer.


We will contact you immediately we receive this information.


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"Advertising for Red Bull" Car Wrapping Money Laundering Scams