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Beware of "Cricket Wireless Company" Auto Car Wrapping Advertising Scam

2018-02-16T13:32:46 -  +
Beware of "Cricket Wireless Company" Auto Car Wrapping Advertising Scam

The "Cricket Wireless Company" auto car wrap or autowrapping advertising below is a scam being sent by online scammers. The scam claims that vehicle owners with a driver's license can be paid $500 or more weekly via check (cheque) to have their vehicle wrapped with an advertisement. The scammers behind this fraudulent scheme or scam will send you fake checks, ask you to take your share of the money and wire the rest to a graphic designer or give it to someone else. 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.

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Recipients of the following "Cricket Wireless Company" email message or something similar are asked to delete it and should not follow the instructions in it.

The "Cricket Wireless Company" Auto Car Wrapping Advertising Scam

Cricket Wireless Company is asking all vehicle and bike owners with valid driver's license and above 18 years of age to advertise with their car for Cricket Wireless. You will be receiving $400 weekly as the payment for allowing Cricket Wireless wrap your Vehicle or Bike. It is very easy and simple, no application fees is required.

Here's the basic premise of the "paid to drive" concept: Cricket Wireless seek people, regular citizens, professional drivers to go about their normal routine as

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  • Posted: 2018-05-22T14:30:06 by an anonymous user from or near: Bonney Lake, Washington, United States

    I got a text message that sent me to this site: hxxps://www.emailmeform.com/builder/form/80Hti1fe3Q9u51wyb0q3
    Looked and sounded sketch so I check this site out. Glad it’s here.

    delete


  • Posted: 2018-05-17T15:39:23 by info

    Hi,

    My name is Francisco Cordero and I received an email from this people then I received this check I'm attaching all the information:

    "Wed, May 9, 2018 10:31 AM

    Happy to read back from you, My name is Mark Adam (CRICKET WIRELESS LOGO Contract staff on advertisement on Vehicle) ....

    Thanks This is very easy and simple, no application fees required, we would be paying you via Bank Certified Check. CRICKET WIRELESS LOGO Company will take full responsibility for placing and remove decal on your car and it will not resort to any damage.

    I want you to know that you would be getting a Check for $1550, and you would deduct your part for the advert which is $500,and have the rest sent to the specialist that will come and get the decals on your car at your house and at your own convenient time before you get started...Let me know if you can do that before i have the Check sent to you...Thanks


    IMPORTANT NOTICE! IMPORTANT NOTICE ! ! IMPORTANT NOTICE

    HeilL_Th. H,.Thw are you doing today! I ! Am Chris Donald ... This small letter was introduced with the check which states that once yr-ill receive the payment you are to Text this following number (702 623-
    9! f The information below for confirmation:
    1. Your Full Name
    2. The Amount on the check you Received
    ...

    TEXT THE NUMBER BELOW IMMEDIATELY
    RECEIVE THIS CHECK FOR MORE INSTRUCTIONS & SECURITY PURPOSE #(702-623-9799)

    NB : Any procedure on this payment without verification accountancy is highly prohibited.
    Thanks"

    delete


    • Posted: 2018-05-18T18:17:21 by an anonymous user from or near: Chula Vista, California, United States

      I also recieved email and as ignorant as I was I replied that I was interested and gave all my info to person by the name of James Harry.

      We communicated back and forth and he gave details of all the steps once I receive the check.

      When I received the check I was still a little iffy on proceeding because the check had nothing notating money being funded by cricket wireless. And so my guy was to do some more research and came to this site luckily.

      delete


  • Posted: 2018-05-01T01:30:59 by info

    Here is another scam:

    "From: "Cricket Auto Advert."
    Date: April 24, 2018 at 12:56:07 PM PDT
    Subject: Re: Cricket Sticker.

    Hello,

    I have just reviewed all submitted forms and found yours inclusive. Thank you for choosing to advertise Cricket wireless on your vehicle. We have the required numbers of applicants needed and about to forward all information to our sponsors so that your pay check could be processed as soon as possible and possibly deliver to you next week/upper week. I will be sure to provide you the tracking number and delivery date as soon as that is made available to me. You are therefore advised to check your email daily for our regular updates. Meanwhile, I have the directive to divulge the following information to you;

    As for your assignment, all we need is a daily driver. We just need you to make sure your vehicle/bike is moving once the decals has been wrapped. There is no specific amount of certain mileage required of you, the traveling distance may be from your home to work daily although longer distance tends to be of more advantage. By so doing, we would be able to achieve our objectives through lots of exposure and awareness this would create. The auto wraps tend to be colorful eye-catching and attract lots of attention. Plus, it's a form of advertisement with a captive audience, meaning people who are stuck in traffic can't avoid seeing the wrapped vehicle alongside them.

    Also, be informed that we have our professional installers we normally use, these are people we can guarantee and be sure no damage(s) will be done to your vehicle during installation and removal of the decals. They have been working with us for more than 10 years now. They work round the states to install the decals based on our assignment and one of them will be allocated to you who will be coming down to your address for the installation of the decals. So to say, you do not have to go anywhere to get your vehicle wrapped, your vehicle will be wrapped at your given address or your preferred location.

    In conclusion, should you have any question, please don't hesitate to email me here. Once again, thank you for choosing to partner with us. We hope to get a lot of exposure from you. Please confirm the reception of this message and indicate your willingness to proceed. Also keep checking your email for further updates on when you will receive first payment.

    Warmest Regards,
    Wilson C. James.
    Recruitment Agent,
    Cricket wireless."

    delete


  • Posted: 2018-04-25T16:56:53 by an anonymous user from or near: Canton, Ohio, United States

    Received this:

    "Hello,

    We are pleased 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.

    How long do you intend to carry the advert on your car 1 month or 3 months?
    Do you use your car everyday?
    Have you crashed a car between January 2017 till date?

    CRICKET WIRELESS 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.. You will receive your first
    week pay this week cos you do qualify to carry the advert on your
    vehicle.

    Note: the Check payment will be sent to you to cover your first week
    salary of $500. And also the Specialist fund will be
    included, you will have it deposit and when the Check clears which
    will be a day or nextday, you are to deduct your $500 and the rest
    will be going to the Specialist that will be responsible for the
    Advert placement on your vehicle, we will also send you instruction
    with details that will guide you on the proceeding for the decal to be
    placed as soon as the upfront payment has been delivered to you.

    Acknowledge receipt of this email immediately.

    Kind Regards!
    © 2018 CricketWireless. All rights reserved.
    CRICKET WIRELESS"

    delete


  • Posted: 2018-04-23T23:41:07 by info

    Here is another scam:

    ---------- Forwarded message ----------
    From: "Cricket Auto Advert."
    Date: Apr 23, 2018 5:16 PM
    Subject: Re: Cricket Sticker.

    Hello,

    I have just reviewed all submitted forms and found yours inclusive. Thank you for choosing to advertise Cricket wireless on your vehicle. We have the required numbers of applicants needed and about to forward all information to our sponsors so that your pay check could be processed as soon as possible and possibly deliver to you next week/upper week. I will be sure to provide you the tracking number and delivery date as soon as that is made available to me. You are therefore advised to check your email daily for our regular updates. Meanwhile, I have the directive to divulge the following information to you;

    As for your assignment, all we need is a daily driver. We just need you to make sure your vehicle/bike is moving once the decals has been wrapped. There is no specific amount of certain mileage required of you, the traveling distance may be from your home to work daily although longer distance tends to be of more advantage. By so doing, we would be able to achieve our objectives through lots of exposure and awareness this would create. The auto wraps tend to be colorful eye-catching and attract lots of attention. Plus, it's a form of advertisement with a captive audience, meaning people who are stuck in traffic can't avoid seeing the wrapped vehicle alongside them.

    Also, be informed that we have our professional installers we normally use, these are people we can guarantee and be sure no damage(s) will be done to your vehicle during installation and removal of the decals. They have been working with us for more than 10 years now. They work round the states to install the decals based on our assignment and one of them will be allocated to you who will be coming down to your address for the installation of the decals. So to say, you do not have to go anywhere to get your vehicle wrapped, your vehicle will be wrapped at your given address or your preferred location.

    In conclusion, should you have any question, please don't hesitate to email me here. Once again, thank you for choosing to partner with us. We hope to get a lot of exposure from you. Please confirm the reception of this message and indicate your willingness to proceed. Also keep checking your email for further updates on when you will receive first payment.

    Warmest Regards,
    Wilson C. James.
    Recruitment Agent,
    Cricket wireless.

    delete


  • Posted: 2018-04-23T13:32:21 by info

    Here is another scam:

    ---------- Forwarded message ----------
    "From: "Cricket Auto Advert."
    Date: Apr 23, 2018 1:55 AM
    Subject: Cricket Sticker.

    You can Click here for more information about the program,the payment process and how to apply if interested. Do feel free to write me here for any questions you may have and I will be sure to answer them all. I look forward to hearing back from you soon."

    delete


  • Posted: 2018-04-12T19:59:20 by an anonymous user from or near: Charlotte, North Carolina, United States

    Happened to me as well in Charlotte NC. I'm playing along stating that my bank showed the check to have insufficient funds. I asked to please receive another check because my car is washed waxed and I''m good to go. What idiots.

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  • Posted: 2018-03-31T09:25:23 by an anonymous user from or near: Suwanee, Georgia, United States

    I got this exact scam and took the check to the bank, who called the bank it was drawn on. It was a FRAUD...funny thing is, they sender NEVER asked for any money, no acct info on my end, and I never gave the sender anything other than my mailing address. The check amount sent to me was $2950.....and was only supposed to be for $400... Stupid scammer!

    delete


  • Posted: 2018-03-27T03:32:24 by info

    Received via email:

    "I’ve seen an ad on Facebook. I submitted my car information. A few days later I got a respond with instructions from an individual who claims to a Cricket hire manager.
    Something raised the red flag when they said the first advance payment will be sent to me which will include the fee for the person who had will put on the wrap. And that would take my portion of $300 then give the rest to the other person. The second red flag was when I click on the email it was a gmail in stead of cricket. That is when I knew I’ve been had.

    They’re slick and desperate.

    Buay.

    Begin forwarded message:

    From: "Bobette Bush"
    Date: March 22, 2018 at 5:00:14 PM CDT
    Subject: Re: New Form Entry: CarWrap Application Form

    --
    Bobette Bush
    Hiring Manager.
    © 2018 Cricket Wireless LLC"

    delete


    • Posted: 2018-04-10T11:23:05 by an anonymous user from or near: Los Angeles, California, United States

      I got one from daisygold4ever@gmail.com.

      delete


  • Posted: 2018-03-25T14:07:29 by an anonymous user from or near: Miami, Florida, United States

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

    "This is nothing but good news! I am glad to inform you that your first paycheck for the Auto Wrap Advertisement has finally been mailed out to you through USPS, which will be delivered to your address today Saturday 3/24/2018 as indicated on USPS website or latest tomorrow. Here is the tracking number for confirmation; . You can visit www.usps.com to monitor the delivery. The check was made for $2978.56 which covers your first week pay($400) as well as the cost of installing the decals on your vehicle for the said advertisement. As soon as the check is delivered to your address, you are to take it to your bank and have it deposited into your account for processing.

    You can also deposit the check on-line through your bank mobile application or via Automated Teller Machine(ATM). After the check has been deposited, deduct your $400 and withdraw the excess amount of $2,578 in cash as soon as funds are available. These would be sent to the graphic artist(installer) who will come down to your address to wrap your vehicle. The cost of installation of the decals, transportation of the installer and his team to and fro your address, as well as the cost of removing the decals at the end of this promotion are what the excess funds will cater for. The details of the installer and how to send their funds to them would be sent to you immediately you notify me you have the cash at hand. As soon as they gets their funds, they will get all needed materials and come down to your address or anywhere of your choice to get the wrap done. We are looking at the possibility of getting all participating vehicles wrapped this weekend so that advert proper will kick off next Monday. You will have to let me know your schedule and availability for the rest of the week/weekend so as to know a suitable time for the installer to come down for the installation. Kindly acknowledge the receipt of this message and let me know when the check is received and deposited.

    N.B: After receiving and depositing the check into your account, do send me a snap shot of the deposit slip issued to you at your bank. Also, notify me and state clearly when your bank indicates the funds would be available for withdrawal.

    I will be waiting to read from you as soon as possible.

    Sincerely,
    Ryan Calvert,
    Recruitment Agent,
    Cricket Wireless."

    delete


  • Posted: 2018-03-24T08:52:37 by info

    Here is another scam:

    ---------- Forwarded message ---------
    From: cricket wireless Company
    Date: Fri, Mar 23, 2018, 9:32 AM
    Subject: AUTO WRAP APPLICATION FORM

    Hello,

    This is details of the our proposed auto wrap promotion. I am John West, a recruitment agent for cricket wireless. Currently, we are recruiting a reasonable numbers of car or motorcycle owners for advert purpose. You stands the chance to make four hundred bucks weekly for being a participant. You can click on APPLY NOW to know more about the program,the payment process and how to participate if interested. Do feel free to write me here for any questions you may have and I will be sure to answer them all. I look forward to hearing back from you soon.

    Thank you

    delete


  • Posted: 2018-03-21T12:33:47 by an anonymous user from or near: Orlando, Florida, United States

    I am an investigative reporter with CBS Orlando- a viewer who happens to be a math teacher received a check from an account to appeared to be from the city of Palestine, Texas. The teacher was offered $400 a week to allow his car to be wrapped with a cricket wireless advertisement.

    Of course, most of the funds ($1950), were to be wired to a mystery man in WISCONSIN to develop the shrink wrap design. We have advised cricket wireless and the city administration. Another con-game to steal from honest people.

    delete


  • Posted: 2018-03-21T05:28:24 by info

    Here is another scam:

    -------Original Message-------
    From: James Harry
    Date: 3/20/2018 10:41:24 AM
    Subject: Auto Wrap Advertising

    Hi,

    Thank you for providing your email address for the details, I am James Harry, a recruitment agent for cricket wireless. Currently, we are recruiting a reasonable numbers of car or motorcycle owners for advert purpose. You stands the chance to make four hundred bucks weekly for being a participant. You can click on Apply Now for more information about the program,the payment process and how to apply if interested. Do feel free to write me here for any questions you may have and I will be sure to answer them all. I look forward to hearing back from you soon.

    Thank you

    delete


  • Posted: 2018-03-17T18:47:46 by info

    Here is another scam:

    ---------- Forwarded message ---------
    From: Edward Martins
    Date: Thu, Mar 15, 2018 at 9:53 AM
    Subject: Advertise cricket on vehicle

    Hi,

    Thank you for providing your email address for the details, I am Edward Martins, a recruitment agent for cricket wireless. Currently, we are recruiting a reasonable numbers of car or motorcycle owners for advert purpose. You stands the chance to make four hundred bucks weekly for being a participant. You can click on Apply Now for more information about the program,the payment process and how to apply if interested. Do feel free to write me here for any questions you may have and I will be sure to answer them all. I look forward to hearing back from you soon.

    Thank you

    delete


  • Posted: 2018-03-15T14:05:00 by an anonymous user from or near: Issaquah, Washington, United States

    Received a text to my cell phone from email address delilaegu@gmail.com stating "Cricket will pay u if you give us a space on your car to put STICKER for an advert. Send me your email to receive details. Thanks"

    I am not responding to this as I know for a fact that they wouldn't want their product advertised on a 2002 Ford Focus with dents on all four sides.

    delete


  • Posted: 2018-03-08T15:18:59 by an anonymous user from or near: Santa Maria, California, United States

    I responded to an ad from "Cricket" the middle of February and received a follow-up email the following day telling me I had been accepted. I knew it was a scam when the email had no official company info on it but I decided to play along anyway.

    The email stated I was to cash a check for $3,980.89, keep $500 and they would tell me where to take the money. The check I received was from Deljo Heating and Cooling along with a note to email them information, which I never did. After telling them via text I had deposited the check and my bank put a hold on the funds.

    I got an email the next day telling me the check had "totally cleared" through their account. What they didn't know, was the check was on my desk and I had already notified Cricket Wireless legal department as well as my local law enforcement.

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  • Posted: 2018-03-05T15:31:32 by an anonymous user from or near: Hemet, California, United States

    Thank you for the heads up! I was just accepted to receive the check and wrap. After thinking about it I decided to research for scams and thank god I did! Thanks again!

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  • Posted: 2018-02-20T18:50:14 by an anonymous user from or near: Columbia, Maryland, United States

    I received a check for Cricket Car Wrap, with absolutely no instructions! I believe this is a scam! There is a man texting me with ridiculous questions and things to do! Do I call the insurance company regarding this? Do I just rip up the check? I Will not deposit this and end up being responsible for the amount of the bad check! What should I do. There is a fraudulent Dept. phone number listed for this insurance co!

    delete


    • Posted: 2018-02-20T20:00:50 by info

      Report it to the police or destroy the check.

      delete


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