Dasani Decal Car Wrap Scam and Fake Check

Scammers are contacting potential victims pretending to be Dasani Water, asking them if they want to wrap their cars in an advertising campaign that pays $500 per week. The scammers will ask their potential victims for their names and addresses. They will then send a check to them. The scammers will then ask their potential victims to cash the check, take their share of the money, and wire the rest to a graphic designer.

Dasani Decal Car Wrap Scam and Fake Check

But, the fake check will bounce. The wired money will actually go to the scammers behind this fraudulent scheme and the victims 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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December 15, 2023 at 1:08 AM by
Dasani Decal Car Wrap Scam and Fake Check
an anonymous user from: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

Yes I was just sent a text for DasanI Water to wrap my car. They said they would send me $2200. Rebecca was her name and then she stated that a company would be getting in touch with me to come and put the decal on. I asked her what the name of the company was and she said "we have an establishment that will come out and install it." Then I asked her who she was with and she said DasanI Water. Yes definitely a scam!


August 22, 2023 at 11:17 AM by
Dasani Decal Car Wrap Scam and Fake Check
an anonymous user from: Ashburn, Virginia, United States

I received a check today for 3500 to run dasanI water devall but I have to send the money back and keep 500 where can I report this scam


July 26, 2023 at 10:07 AM by
Dasani Decal Car Wrap Scam and Fake Check
an anonymous user from: Austin, Texas, United States

Where do I report a wrapping scam. I did the information part of application minus my phone number.and today UPS delivered a check for 6k to cover first month and send a picture of deposit to them the rest is to go to installers of the wrap. Scamm riĝt


July 14, 2023 at 7:42 PM by
Dasani Decal Car Wrap Scam and Fake Check
an anonymous user from: Carlsbad, California, United States

Received letter and cc for $3,990.80, after responding to to an email to advertise DesanI on my car. The letter was sketchy, lots if missing info. Curious why I would have to contract someone to get sign installed and removed. I tried to call the "manager" no vm set up. Sent a text msg. While waiting for response checked for scams. Low and behold, it is a scam! Will contact authorities.


July 24, 2023 at 1:26 PM by
Dasani Decal Car Wrap Scam and Fake Check
an anonymous user from: Quincy, Florida, United States

Yes I received a letter with a desanI and fake check so please be advised to go to your local authorities to make them aware of it.


June 19, 2023 at 9:35 PM by
Dasani Decal Car Wrap Scam and Fake Check
an anonymous user from: Redmond, Washington, United States

The name is a dead giveaway: John Smith

Phone number: 559-663-7471


June 15, 2023 at 12:33 PM by
Dasani Decal Car Wrap Scam and Fake Check
an anonymous user from: Dornsife, Pennsylvania, United States

I don’t understand how people don’t get arrested for ruining people's lives


March 6, 2023 at 11:54 AM by
Dasani Decal Car Wrap Scam and Fake Check
an anonymous user from: Dallas, Texas, United States

I just received a text from Eric Smith Recruitment Manager from DasanI Water using 15077033754 stating receive a check for 2650 and to keep $600 for myself. I am so sick of all these text and calls from people trying to scam others it is beyond revolting I understand the economy is in the sh$t hole but d**n get a respectable job and leave others alone


February 8, 2023 at 5:27 PM by
Dasani Decal Car Wrap Scam and Fake Check
an anonymous user from: Leavenworth, Washington, United States

I was sent a DasanI check and written agreement on what to do I still have the email I corresponded with


February 6, 2023 at 7:39 PM by
Dasani Decal Car Wrap Scam and Fake Check
an anonymous user from: Green Pond, South Carolina, United States

I recieved a real check from Dasani. And I was requested to text my name, the check number, the amount of the check. And also I was asked to deposit the check, and take a picture of it, mark out my account and route number. And text it to them.


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Scammers often update their tactics to keep up with the latest news or trends, but here are some common tactics used in phishing emails or text messages:

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Dasani Decal Car Wrap Scam and Fake Check