PepsiCo Car Wraps Advertisement Scams

Scammers are sending out PepsiCo® Car Wraps advertising scams to thousands of persons via email messages, Craigslist, and other advertising media. The scams claim that vehicle owners with a driver's license can be paid a certain amount of money weekly via check (cheque) through a courier service to have their vehicle wrapped with a PepsiCo advertisement. But, the scammers behind this fraudulent scheme will send you fake checks, ask you to take your 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 this fraudulent scheme. You will then be left to pay back the bank the wired amount and other charges associated with the processing of the check.

PepsiCo Car Wraps Advertisement Scams

Whenever you receive offers that are too good to be true, please do your research before participating, even if the offers seem legitimate.

A Sample of the "PepsiCo® Car Wraps" Advertisement Scam

From: Pepsi Co® <brighterday00012015@>
Date: 3/7/2016 7:28 AM (GMT-05:00)
Subject: Re: Car choice for wrappping

Dear Applicant ,

We appreciate your interest in our advert program. Hence, we implore you to carefully go through the concepts of the advert program clearly explained below before you take further actions on registering for the program. The Advert opportunity is open to all eligible candidates from all the States in United States. It is very easy and simple, no application fees required.


Thinking about today’s state of economy, more and also more investors are turning towards an affordable form of advertisement to market their brand. While social media marketing has served the purpose well for international marketing, businesses choose making use of affordable Car Wraps for local marketing of their services as well as solutions. The conventional form of advertising being pricey, this kind of advertising has captured the marketplace since its advent.Colorful graphic designs on the body of cars or some other vehicles are most likely to capture attention of people on road. These Car Wraps are also loved mostly by car lovers as they create a terrific vehicle face-lift. Sometimes, driving the equivalent car just for a long time may be monotonous, as well as buying a completely new one might be too pricey just for the time.This is a comparatively less high priced way of modifying the looks of your old car to a bright, funky one. 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.


Several businesses realizing the affectivity of Car Wraps have implemented this into their organization method. Custom vehicles with wraps on them, driving over the high way or on a road jammed with visitors, supply the passengers a chance to read and also subconsciously remember the advert. Countless company owners have seen a substantial increase in organisation due to advertising via the vehicle wraps. It is regarded to be both productive and cost-effective.


PepsiCo Car Wraps could shield the original factory paint of your car, which remains intact as long as the vinyl film stays on it. A vinyl design of 3M quality is the easiest to remove as well as leaves no residue behind, after removal. So, it is recommended to use a 3M certified car wrap from a registered company to find the ideal and long lasting wrap on your ride.


If you don't have a car, you can also participate if you have a bike or boat and if you are a resident in the United States above eighteen (18) years old, and you are a competent driver.


Once the wrap has been installed, minimum term is 4 weeks (1 MONTH) and maximum is 12 weeks (3 MONTHS).


You will be compensated with $500.00 per week which is essentially a "rental" payment for letting our company use the space and no fee is required from you.

PepsiCo® shall provide experts that would handle the advert placing on your car which would also include the installation of a GPS System on your car for determining the average weekly mileage covered by your car. You will receive an upfront payment of $500.00 in form of a check via courier service for accepting to carry this advert on your car.You would also be requested to append your signature on the hard copy of the contact at the point of wrapping your car with the vinyl decal by the decals expert.There will be no fee for gas since you are not driving to anywhere else apart from your daily routine. Please provide the following information so that we can confirm you for this position and send you further information:

*Full Names :
*Physical Address :
*City / State / Zip Code :
*Tel :
*Best time to call

I..............Confirm to have received this email and understand the content.

We shall be contacting you as soon as we receive this information,PepsiCo® looks forward to working with you. Let me know if you are committed and ready to start when we need you.I look forward to hearing from you soon.

Best Regards

Alexis Smith
PepsiCo® Regional Advert Coordinator
858 504-7501
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October 10, 2023 at 4:40 PM by
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an anonymous user from: Florissant, Missouri, United States

Anybody cash the check?


September 24, 2022 at 5:47 PM by
PepsiCo Car Wraps Advertisement Scams
an anonymous user from: Ellendale, North Dakota, United States

I just received a 2200.00 check in the mail from M & T Bank! I threw it away immediately but it's sad that there are crooks who try to rob people of their money. Times are hard enough as it is then we have to worry about buttholes like this.


June 23, 2021 at 11:39 AM by
PepsiCo Car Wraps Advertisement Scams
an anonymous user from: Sauk, Baraboo, Wisconsin, United States

I see this has been going on for awhile...I just got one for the first time in my email.


May 7, 2019 at 8:10 PM by
PepsiCo Car Wraps Advertisement Scams
an anonymous user from: Los Angeles, California, United States

I received the following text messages on my cell phone today from the following number: 1 (410) 200-534

"1 of 2


MSG:Hello, can you accept $500 weekly from Pepsico to have their sticker on

your Car/ SUV. Text 'OK' for more.

(Con't) 2 of 2

This Mobile Text is brought to you by AT&T(End)

1 of 4


MSG:I'm Andre Aaron, a promotional manager at (Pepsico). We are in need of

people who can stand as an excellent carrier to have

(Con't) 2 of 4

our advert stickers on

his/her car and program is lasting for 6 month. Are you a good driver? You

are to get $500 weekly plus bonuses

(Con't) 3 of 4

and its being paid via cashier check

through mail. Your duty once the sticker is on your car is to drive at

anytime/miles of your

(Con't) 4 of 4

choice. Get registered by sending your Full name &

Address, Car model to move on how sticker will be installed.(End)c


June 10, 2019 at 5:51 PM by
PepsiCo Car Wraps Advertisement Scams
an anonymous user from: Bedminster, New Jersey, United States

I just received a text from a guy named Jon presenting himself as a rep for Pepsi. He said they put a check in the mail and that once I receive it to let him know and they'll send out a specialist to my home.

I got suspicious at the fact they supposedly mailed a check and I hadn't done anything yet. I started researching and my gut feeling was confirmed. this is a scam, and he just sent another text promising the tracking number when the Check is mailed. I'm going to mail it right back, but not before I report it to the local authorities.


April 1, 2019 at 5:03 PM by
PepsiCo Car Wraps Advertisement Scams
an anonymous user from: Venice, Florida, United States

I am glad I did my research to the opportunity to advert on my car...They claim the avert decal is small and all the things that you showed in the scam sample.! If you are interested in the names and contact information please let me know...Thank You,

Annette K.


April 1, 2019 at 6:14 PM by
PepsiCo Car Wraps Advertisement Scams

Please post any information you have in this comment section.


April 10, 2019 at 2:27 AM by
PepsiCo Car Wraps Advertisement Scams
an anonymous user from: Littleton, Colorado, United States

Can you please provide the contact info. I just got a text message from the scammers.


March 25, 2019 at 7:41 PM by
PepsiCo Car Wraps Advertisement Scams
an anonymous user from: Washington, District of Columbia, United States

I also got the PepsiCo wrap text yesterday. But only wanted to pay 400 a week, never did they mention how I would be paid, said to fill out the section but didn't say what to fill in because there was place for your name and address.

They did ask what country I was in and what kind of car I just blocked the number.

I knew all that stuff is just scammers then I googled it and was shocked how long it's been around that and people selling fake puppies are the biggest scams yet moneygram won't do anything.

You know whom ever picks up money, there cameras here in the states, yet I goto send a friend $50 and I couldn't.


February 28, 2019 at 3:58 PM by
PepsiCo Car Wraps Advertisement Scams
an anonymous user from: Fresno, California, United States

Here is the latest Pepsico car wrap scam details I received by text message yesterday. Please bear with me since it is somewhat lengthy. I also show my responses to their text messages by indicating ~I REPLIED~ "MY RESPONSE" using all caps.

"FRM:Simon Walters

MSG:Pepsico want to use your car/suv for displaying their imprints on your

request and get $500 weekly. Send OK for more.

= =

This Mobile Text is brought to you by AT&T(End)




MSG: I'm Andre Aaron, a promotional manager at (Pepsico). We are in need of people who can stand as an excellent carrier to have our advert stickers on his/her car and program is lasting for 6 month. Are you a good driver? You are to get $500 weekly plus bonuses and its being paid via cashier check through mail. Your duty once the sticker is on your car is to drive at anytime/miles of your choice. Get registered with your Full name & Address, Car model to move on how sticker will be installed.



SUBJ:Re: Re:

MSG: To get started reply back with the below information : Full name, Mailing/Street Address, City, State, Zipcode, Email address, Car Year/Model/Mileage.


Well I have not received a response from them nor do I expect to after my reply since it sounds like I'm a little too skeptical for their choosing. I'm sure they still get people jumping at the lucrative sounding offer, so why bother with someone like me who may question their validity.

I really hope people do a little research before falling for these scams. It only took me about 5 minutes to figure out this was probably fake by going directly to the Pepsico website. It's a really small amount of time to spend in order to prevent something that could potentially turn out to be quite costly. And it's such a shame that the majority of people that would jump at this offer are probably people like myself, who don't have much to begin with and could really use a bit of extra cash each week/month. All I'd like to see is that people be more aware of these fake offers. Good luck to all."

KJK...somewhere in California


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PepsiCo Car Wraps Advertisement Scams