Secret-Shopper Scam - "Shopper-WorkAtHome"

Secret-Shopper Scam - Shopper-WorkAtHome

The Secret-Shopper email message below: "Shopper-WorkAtHome," is a scam. 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 secret shopping. 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.

The Shopper-WorkAtHome Secret-Shopper Email Scam

From: Mark Raygoza
Sent: Wednesday, April 20, 2016 5:32 AM
Subject: Shopper-WorkAtHome


We are accepting applications from individuals from all-over the world to become Secret-Shopper. There is no charge to become a shopper and you do not need previous experience.

Your wages would be $250 per assignment. No commitment is made on this job and you would have flexible hours. At least 2 evaluations a week will be assigned to you because this is a part time job and we think this job suits you. We will provide you the money for all of your evaluations.

Money order/Payment check would be in a certain amount which you would be required to cash at your Bank, deduct your salary and have the rest used for the evaluation at the store that would be given to you for evaluations.

Provide the following information if you interested and we will get back shortly with your assignment.

Phone Number:

Mark Raygoza
Head of Recruitment
SS-Network @2016

If you have received similar Secret-Shopper emails, please do not follow the instructions in them. And, always do your research before taking part in any Secret-Shopper promotions.

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  • September 30, 2016 at 11:07 PM by an anonymous user from: Ashburn, Virginia, United States

    I got the email and responded that I was retired Law Enforcement and that I would not provide any personal information, but could be re-connected via email for further information. I researched the providing email "SS-Network @2016" and no response.

  • June 14, 2016 at 6:07 PM by info

    Here is another scam:

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    From: jobs@

    Subject: Job Offer

    Date: Thu, 10 Mar 2016 20:04:16 0100

    We are running a job survey and we are hiring secret shoppers.

    No experience needed, just an honest opinion.

    The job requires you to shop and evaluate our employees.

    You will get paid to shop and keep the products.

    For more information and sign up form click here

  • May 15, 2016 at 11:08 PM by info

    Here is another scam:

    "From: Secret Shopper <>

    Date: 5/10/16 9:22 PM (GMT-08:00)

    Subject: Good Job!

    Dear Sir/ Ma

    Perhaps, this might be the right platform to lessen unpaid bills that triggers unrest. This is an opportunity of a lifetime you don’t want to miss. We are looking for outstanding Brand Personnel (In the name of Secret Shoppers) to evaluate sales performance, market force, and improved customer service in USA.

    It’s a part-time job with basics computing, minimal managerial skills & zero hassle. We operate in a diverse business ventures, such as Production, Distribution, Retail, Hotels, Automotive, Supermarkets, Restaurants, Pub, Banking and more..."

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Secret-Shopper Scam - "Shopper-WorkAtHome"