Scammers are sending out G-Shock 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 G-Shock 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.
Whenever you receive offers that are too good to be true, please do your research before participating, even if the offers seem legitimate.
The "G-Shock Promotion" Car Wrap Advertisement Scam
Beware of "G-Shock Promotion Mix"
From: HUBLOT <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: September 14, 2017 at 4:52:08 AM CDT
Subject: Re: G-Shock Promotion Mix
Top of the day to you,
Thank you for your swift response and your willingness to work with us, to this effect you are advise to check your email regularly to get update as to know when your upfront payment will arrive.
All materials to wrap the decal on your vehicle will be ordered by the graphic artists company, you will receive $500.00 as your up-front payment along with the graphic artist payment. The rest of the funds should be transferred to the Graphic artist head office that will wrap the decal on your vehicle to get the materials ready.
G-SHOCK will take full responsibility of placing and removal of the decal on your Bike/Car/Truck/Boat and it will not cause any damage on it.
Note: Please, Kindly acknowledge the receipt of this message so that we can proceed by issuing the upfront payment which is the rental fee for letting our company to use your Bike/Car/Truck/Boat exterior surface for the advert of the G-SHOCK.
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