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Beware of "Pepsi Auto Advert" Car Wrap Scams

2018-07-11T08:50:27 -  +
Beware of "Pepsi Auto Advert" Car Wrap Scams

Scammers are sending out "Pepsi Auto Advert" 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.

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

The "Pepsi Auto Advert" Scam

From: shelley murphy <mamiekgh@gmail.com>

Date: Sun, Jul 8, 2018 at 1:56 PM

Subject: PEPSI AUTO ADVERT ($500 WEEKLY)

I am happy to inform you that you have successfully been entered into the program. Our auto wrap concept is sponsored by individuals/companies/corporate bodies. A start-up check of $1,950.90 will be issued by one of our sponsors and mailed to your address. The amount covers your first week pay($500) and the installer's charges. Your subsequent paycheck will be $500 weekly after the wrap has been

installed.

You are required to deposit the start-up check into your bank account and when it clears you will deduct your first week pay and send the balance to the installer. This is to afford mutual relationship between you and the installer. The balance which you are required to send to the installer is the payment for the Auto-Wrap installation, maintenance and removal.

As soon as they receive the funds, they will contact you to schedule appointment on when to come over to your location or preferred location to have the wrap installed.

In view of this, please confirm the following details; How long do you intend to carry the advertisement on your car?

One (1) month, two (2) months or three (3) months?

Do you use your car everyday?

NB: An inspection agent will come over to your location from time to time to monitor if you still have the wrap on your car for the period which you stated If you are willing to get started, please reply this email stating that “I understand the payment process and I am willing to proceed”. Please include your name and full mailing address for confirmation and final approval.

Sincerely,

Marketing Manager

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  • Posted: Nov 2, 2018 at 2:07 PM by an anonymous user from or near: Tukwila, Washington, United States

    The scammers are using this website www.dataentrypepsico.com:

    "MOBILE BILLBOARD MARKETING OFFER

    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.Wrap advertising is the marketing practice of completely or partially covering (wrapping) a vehicle in an advertisement or livery, thus turning it into a mobile billboard.

    How it works :

    If you are 18 years old and above, own a vehicle in good condition; commute daily, and simply love to drive, come and join PepsiCo team of drivers and get paid to drive your car. concept of "paid to drive". We seeks people regular citizens, professional drivers to go about their normal routine as they usually do, only with an advert of "PepsiCo DrinkŽ" plastered on your car. 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.

    Drive! :

    Once your stickers are installed, you don't have to do anything different than you would normally do as a commuter: simply drive as you would normally to and from school,work, to visit friends, to buy groceries—that's it! You get paid to advertise just by doing what you would normally.

    Car wrap ad removal :

    You choose how long you wish for the contract to last, If you feel you are no longer interested or wish to sell your car, Our experts will professionally remove our stick-on ads with absolutely no damage to your vehicle. At this stage, your contract will expire, though you may have the option to extend it with a new campaign!

    Remuneration :

    You will be compensated with $499.00 per week which is essentially a "rental" payment for letting our company use the space and no fee is required from you.The first step is to provide registration details. Rest assured that all of your personal information is kept in strict confidentiality and is never shared with a third party.

    Applicant information for registration and Paycheck Payroll"

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  • Posted: Jul 11, 2018 at 8:56 AM by info

    Here is another scam:

    ---------- Forwarded message ----------
    From: shelley murphy
    Date: Wed, Jul 11, 2018 at 2:06 AM
    Subject: Re: PEPSI AUTO ADVERT ($500 WEEKLY)

    Good Morning,i just want to give you updated about the payment for the Pepsi Car Advert,the funds has been mail out and will be delivered to you through USPS on Thursday Morning or Friday so once you receive it,do notify me here and through the number in the letter that follows the check.

    Thanks

    delete


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