Retired and Worker Compensation Board or RWCB Scam

Scammers are cloning Facebook accounts and using the cloned accounts to contact their potential victims, telling them about a Retired and Worker Compensation Board/RWCB program. The scammers trick potential victims into calling them by claiming they are agents working for the federal government, and they currently have a promotional program or grant to help the retired and disable with cash.

Retired and Worker Compensation Board or RWCB Scam

To make their trick more convincing, the scammers will claim they saw your name on a list of people who are qualified to receive money. If potential victims fall for the scam and send money, the scammers will take it and disappear. The victims, on the other hand, will not receive the money they were promised.

So remember, always stop and think carefully when you are asked to send money in order to receive money

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May 24, 2023 at 12:10 PM by
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an anonymous user from: Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada

It's a SCAM for sure. Don’t fall for it. . . .


December 4, 2022 at 5:57 PM by
Retired and Worker Compensation Board or RWCB Scam
an anonymous user from: Hicksville, New York, United States

I just received a call from a friend and told me about this program. I was curious and enter in the web link that she gave me.I got in contact with a woman ... and she asked me information of my name..address..gender... annual income and if I rent appt ... I gave it to her..she told me that I qualified to receive the money ... by the way a large sum.Then she told me that I have to pay for delivery ... $500.00 ... I was in shock.So,I told her that I don’t have that money. For me is an scams.What do you think?


February 22, 2023 at 7:47 PM by
Retired and Worker Compensation Board or RWCB Scam
an anonymous user from: Detroit, Michigan, United States

Same thing happen to me they trying to get me to send 500 on a apple reload card then I will receive a check for 50,000.00 that sounded like a scam nope they not fina get me in they said they will work with your bank also I told him I do deal with banks smh this needs to stop


October 17, 2022 at 6:37 PM by
Retired and Worker Compensation Board or RWCB Scam
an anonymous user from: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States

I also received a FB Message from someone I'd had zero contact with for fifty years. "He" wouldn't answer any personal questions, just wanted me to have info on this RWCB thing. So, I looked it up: scam.


February 16, 2022 at 12:38 PM by
Retired and Worker Compensation Board or RWCB Scam
an anonymous user from: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States

I had a friend request from a person I've know since I was a kid. I friended her and she said how blessed she was because of this program. I replied with a question about who is affiliated with it. A church, etc. Then for some reason I decided to check out who this is because I'd never heard of this program. Sounded sketchy to me and seeing all the warnings here, I'm glad I did.


September 22, 2021 at 4:07 PM by
Retired and Worker Compensation Board or RWCB Scam
an anonymous user from: Downtown Redmond, Redmond, Washington, United States

I received it on messenger. I asked how he knew me and he replied. Childhood friends. Well I knew it was a scam because the person he impersonating I met through my church. I blocked him and reported to Facebook. They do such a wonderful job of preventing


September 5, 2021 at 5:02 PM by
Retired and Worker Compensation Board or RWCB Scam
an anonymous user from: Cambria, Johnstown, Pennsylvania, United States

Is there a law enforcement agency I can give this info to. I sent no money but I would like to see the scammers arrested and deported.


July 19, 2021 at 1:48 AM by
Retired and Worker Compensation Board or RWCB Scam
an anonymous user from: Walle, Bremen, Bremen, Germany

I received the exact same information from a so-called friend. Good thing I researched it before going further and saw the exact same wording that was mentioned above. So convincing but I make a point of always doing my own research.


July 23, 2020 at 11:23 AM by
Retired and Worker Compensation Board or RWCB Scam
an anonymous user from: Zanesville, Ohio, United States

I got a call from this place, they said if I give them 2,000 dollars I would get 200,000, is this true


July 23, 2020 at 4:22 PM by
Retired and Worker Compensation Board or RWCB Scam

It is a scam. Once you are asked for money in order to receive money, it is almost always a scam.


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