"G-Shock Promotion" Car Wrap Advertisement Scam

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.

G-Shock Promotion Car Wrap Advertisement Scam

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The "G-Shock Promotion" Car Wrap Advertisement Scam

Beware of "G-Shock Promotion Mix"

From: HUBLOT <sabrinadgwa@gmail.com>

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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November 14, 2022 at 8:02 AM by
"G-Shock Promotion" Car Wrap Advertisement Scam
an anonymous user from: Tukwila, Washington, United States

This is the second email I got from my reply.


We are please to inform you that you meet our laid out plans for this advertisement as your information has been received.Below are some questions you need to answer before we can proceed.

1. How long do you intend to carry the advert on your car 1 month, 2 months or 3 months?

2. Do you use your car everyday? Have you crashed a car between Jan 2022 till date?

Your upfront payment would made after you have sent a reply with answer to the questions above and a confirmation email saying we should go ahead and mail out funds.

Note: JOLT COLA will take full responsibility for placing and remove decal on your car and it will not resort to any damage. Also we have OUT-SOURCED the payment of funds to you by another Agency so please do not be alarmed by the payment not coming directly from JOLT COLA.

Acknowledge receipt of this email immediately.

Kind Regards.


December 10, 2018 at 1:46 PM by
"G-Shock Promotion" Car Wrap Advertisement Scam
an anonymous user from: Napoleon, Ohio, United States

I to have been sent an email on this scam as well. When I replied back to them that this is a scam the other end told me that they were afended by my comment. It took them some time to reply back to me.

I was asking questions like where is the so-called company located. They gave me false information, because everything the sent me I could not find anything on line about what they sent me then I came upon and abuot gshock watch car advert. Years ago I was scammed and it will not happen again.


July 2, 2018 at 7:50 PM by
"G-Shock Promotion" Car Wrap Advertisement Scam
an anonymous user from: Burlington, New Jersey, United States

Okay.,.so I received a check in the mail for having this decal placed on my car allegedly advertising Casio G-Shock. 1st red flag why isn’t this check issued

L gg. B through G-Shock, Company name on the check is (Freight Carriers)..

2nd red flag why doesn’t the graphic designer deposit the check in his or her account take what is needed for the decals install them on my car and then give me what ever they will pay me...3rd and most important “IF IT WALKS LIKE A DUCK AND QUACKS LIKE A DUCK!” “ITS A B****Y DUCK”


March 27, 2018 at 7:10 AM by
"G-Shock Promotion" Car Wrap Advertisement Scam
an anonymous user from: Newark, New Jersey, United States

Now they have taken it to the next level. They offered me a personal assistant job for $370 a week. Run the first errand and see if I'm a good fit. Then they may offer me long term weekly employment.


March 1, 2018 at 8:04 PM by
"G-Shock Promotion" Car Wrap Advertisement Scam
an anonymous user from: Bedminster, New Jersey, United States

Definately a scam...Casio's Edifice Car Wrap! Need to be put down! Anyway can help will do.


January 13, 2018 at 11:58 PM by
"G-Shock Promotion" Car Wrap Advertisement Scam
an anonymous user from: Kingman, Arizona, United States

Even though I assumed this was a scam, I answered some basic questions but when the questions got too personal regarding information I clicked off. After receiving a text thanking me for my interest and advising me my check was in the mail with instructions, I texted back "don't bother, not interested."

The check arrived the next day by FedEx anyway. The check was from Chicago and obviously phony. The word "deposit" was misspelled. A little research confirmed that even though the bank on the check existed the address was wrong. The name of the Company on the check was a furnished housing complex in Chicago. The name of the person the check was to be mailed to had a bunco history according to Truth Finder.com. As the old saying goes: "If it sounds too good to be true it usually is."


November 13, 2017 at 9:50 AM by
"G-Shock Promotion" Car Wrap Advertisement Scam

Here is another scam, please do not follow the instructions in it:

"- Forwarded message -

From: "Cedric mrs" <cedric6584@gmail.com>

Date: Nov 10, 2017 1:14 PM

Subject: Re: G-Shock Promotion Mix [#68]

You're to deduct your first week pay of $500 and have the rest balance of $1430 send to the specialist that will come to your place via MoneyGram wire transfer for them to use the funds to get all the materials needed for the job cause we have 834 cars and trucks to wrap in your state, Our specialist will use the funds to get all the materials needed for the job and gas for transportation, Deduct whatever MoneyGram charges from the rest $1430.

Casio will take full responsibility for placing and remove decal on your car and it will not resort to any damage,You will receive $500 Pay check every week for 3 months

Here is the specialist information where you need to send the funds to via Moneygram

Name: Craig Vanitem

City: Nashville

State: Tn

Zip: 37011

Once you have the funds sent i will need all this information below.

1- Sender's full name and address

2- 8 Digit ref #

3- Total amount sent

4- Date and time with your address where you want the specialist to meet you to wrap your car.



October 20, 2017 at 11:39 AM by
"G-Shock Promotion" Car Wrap Advertisement Scam
an anonymous user from: Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States

Received my check today in the amount of $1980.00 Casino G-Shock Promotion Mix. They first contacted me via text message. Then email, from Ben Woodbrun. I called the bank that was on the check Northwest Bank out of Iowa. They assured me it was a fraudulent check. This promotion is a scam!


October 18, 2017 at 3:15 PM by
"G-Shock Promotion" Car Wrap Advertisement Scam

Received via email:

"On the 10th of this month, I was supposed to receive my 1st payment of $500.00 which I was to receive weekly for Casino's G-shock Promotion Mix to put their promotional sign on either side of my truck.

It sure seemed authentic, however it wasn't revealed to me yet that I was to cash a huge check and send pieces of it to different people, all this info would be in the letter that was to come with the check for my payment which I thought was a bit different getting paid before I even did any advertising.

The package was to be at my address on the 10th of this month however it didn't come, they had sent me a tracking No. So I used it and this is when I found out they had forwarded it to another address in Bullhead City, Az, so being upset I wrote them back and told them what I thought and how irresponsible it is to run business this way plus I wrote to Casino's home base because I knew now it was bogus.

Today I received a letter out of the blue from another person and in it is a letter with instructions on what I'm to do and a check for 3,550.82. This letter is from a guy named Franklin Morgan, Marketing Manager(CASIO INC) also the funds less $500.00 I'm supposed to buy 5 postal money orders in the amount of $600 each and post it overnight delivery with a sending fee of $50.00 included.

These supposedly are the funds for the specialist company in charge of placing/removal of the decal, which none of it makes sense but this is what letter says(one would have to be extremely stupid or just willing to do it)and then send it all to Melissa Benz, 10221 Hornbeam Blvd. Louisville, Ky 40228

Then kindly send photo of receipt of postage and tracking No. To: 304-303-5846

/Feedback@casioinc.com... wow! Just SAD! Thank you for being here, Kelly

P.S. if u would like the letter and check please let me know otherwise I will shred them."


October 11, 2017 at 2:32 PM by
"G-Shock Promotion" Car Wrap Advertisement Scam

Received via email:


I received the check from "Barbra Diamond," and although I blocked her number, she is texting me off other numbers now. Let me know if you would like a copy of the check. Otherwise, I will shred it.




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"G-Shock Promotion" Car Wrap Advertisement Scam