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Beware of Auto Car Wrap Advertising Scams and Fake Checks

Scammers are sending out Auto Car Wrap advertising scams to thousands of persons via email message, Craigslist and other advertising medium. The scams claim that vehicle owners with a driver's license can be paid $200 or more weekly via check (cheque) to have their vehicle wrapped with an advertisement.
Beware of Auto Car Wrap Advertising Scams and Fake Checks
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Beware of Auto Car Wrap Advertising Scams and Fake Checks

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Beware of Auto Car Wrap Advertising Scams and Fake Checks

Scammers are sending out Auto Car Wrap advertising scams to thousands of persons via email message, Craigslist and other advertising medium. The scams claim that vehicle owners with a driver's license can be paid $200 or more weekly via check (cheque) to have their vehicle wrapped with an advertisement.

Please continue reading below.

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.

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

A List of Some of the Fake Vehicle Wrap Advertising Scams

We are currently seeking to employ in the USA How would you like to make money by simply driving your car advertising for HP.

How it works? Here’s the basic premise of the "paid to drive" concept: HP seeks people -- regular citizens,professional drivers to go about their normal routine as they usually do, only with a small advert for "HP" plastered on your car. The advert 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.

What does the company get out of this type of ad strategy? Lots of exposure and awareness. The auto wraps tend to be colorful, eye-catching and attract lots of attention. Plus, it's a form of advertising with a captive audience,meaning people who are stuck in traffic can't avoid seeing the wrapped car alongside them. This program will last for 12 months and the minimum you can participate is 1 month.

You will be compensated with $450 per week which is essentially a "rental"payment for letting our company use the space no fee is required from you HP shall provide experts that would handle the advert placing on your car. You will receive an up front payment of $450 inform of check via courier service for accepting to carry this advert on your car.

We will contact you immediately we receive this information. Kind Regards!

© ®HP Car Advertisement. All rights reserved™.

Subject: RE: JOB OPENING :ROCKSTAR ENERGY DRINK®

Would You Wrap Your Car in an Ad for $300 Weekly? If you have got a car, truck or a bike you are qualified. The wrap doesn't damage paint. Reply if interested.

Best Regards,
David Christian
Hiring Manager,
ROCKSTAR Energy Drink®

Earn $400 weekly by driving your vehicle to your routes. Johnnie Walker company is offering a 3 months advertising program for decal (Auto Wrap) You must have a car or any moving around vehicle...If interested contact John on johnterry704 @gmail.com

Our Company is asking all car owners with driver's license , who are above 20 years of age to advertise with there car for JOHNNIE WALKER .You will be receiving $500 weekly as the payment for allowing JOHNNIE wrap your car, if interested email back asap.--

Hello,
Our company is one of the most innovative Advertising agencies with clients allover the world. We have a target to advertise so many products for a number of companies mostly in USA, as a whole and we also have representatives in this regions.

The adverts 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.
What does the company get out of this type of advert strategy?
Lots of exposure and awareness. The auto wraps tend to be colorful and eye-catching and attract lots of attention. Plus, it's a form of advertising with a captive audience, this means people who are stuck in traffic can't avoid seeing the wrapped car alongside. This program will last for 3 months and the minimum period you can participate is 1 month.

You will be compensated with a sum of $400 ( four hundred dollars per Week), which is essentially essentially a "rental" payment for letting our company use the space.

We shall provide experts that will handle the advert placement on your car. You will receive an upfront payment of $300 ( Three hundred dollars) for accepting to carry this advert on your car and other weekly payments.

AUTO WRAP seeks people -- regular citizens, professional drivers to go about their normal routine as they usually do, only with an advert for "AUTO WRAP" plastered on your car. The ads are typically vinyl decals, also known as "AUTO WRAP s" that's almost seem to be painted on the vehicle and which will cover any portion of your car's exterior surface.

You will receive an up front payment of $400 inform of check via courier services for accepting to carry this advert on your car. It is very easy and simple, No application fees required, Contact the E-mail along with the information's as requested, if you are interested in this offer.

Hello ,

Most companies spend their money on ad agencies, TV commercials, radio spots, and billboards to tell you how good their products are. At Monster we choose none of the above.Instead, we support car Wrap advertising. We back athletes so they can make a career out of their passion. We promote and sponsor concert tours, so our favorite bands can visit your home town. We celebrate with our fans and riders by throwing parties and making the coolest events we can think of a reality. We are currently seeking to employ individuals worldwide, to help make our products known worldwide by simply branding your car with a Monster ad. It sure sounds cool driving your car with the Monster Energy Drink® ad and make money out of it for doing this.

You will be compensated with $400 (Four hundered dollars per week),which is essentially a "rental" payment for letting our company use the space and we shall provide Experts that would handle the advert placing on your car.

Interested person should please feel Free to fill out the information below and send it back to us today and we will get back to you with details.

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  • Posted: 3 months, 3 weeks ago by an anonymous user from: Los Angeles, California, United States

    I also received a text stating i could make $500 a week and to email sherryj32743@gmail. Of course i ingored it and put it on my spam-block list. These texts are ridiculous & the phone calls are extremely annoying-why do i even receive them in the first place?

    Something should be done to stop these scam artists-i feel for those that fall for them.to say the people who who get scammed by them are stupid is such a derogatory comment.

    Not only does it show your complete ignorance and lack of empathy for others, it proves that the only one who is truly "stupid" is the people making that comment-what ever happened to compassion & empathy for others?

    Is this what we have become as the human race? Oh what a sad day it is----make a difference, help one another-protect those that are unable to protect themselves-love, smile and be blessing to someone else- fight the good fight!!!
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  • Posted: 4 months, 3 weeks ago by an anonymous user from: Boston, United States

    I am shocked at the amount of people who are questioning this offers. I could assume after reading the article and seeing how almost EXACTLY the same they are, people would run away screaming. Goes to show why these scammers keep doing it, many just want to believe these injustices posing as revenue streams are real. 😢
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  • Posted: 6 months, 4 weeks ago by info

    Here is another scam:

    "From: energydrinkconsultant@ hotmail.com
    Subject: RE: Redrain AD
    Date: Sun, 14 Feb 2016 14:49:15 0000

    Would you wrap your car, bus, truck, van, boat or bicycle in an Ad and earn $300 Weekly at no cost by just going about your normal routine only with an advert of RedRain energy Drink plastered on your vehicle without affecting the painting or the body?

    Reply if interested.

    Lee"
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  • Posted: 10 months, 4 weeks ago by an anonymous user from: Fairfield, Connecticut, United States

    Samsung car wrap scam. Check for $2300.told to take out our money and send the rest to them! Right!!!
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    • Posted: 10 months, 4 weeks ago by info

      Wrong, it is a scam. Do not lodge the check, or else you will pay for the bounced check and the money you will receive from the bank. You may even get arrested.
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  • Posted: 11 months, 4 weeks ago by an anonymous user from: Los Angeles, California, United States

    Hi. I received one today in a text message from terresaegw@gmail.com. It said pay $500 a week. Email contact sherryj32743@gmail.com.

    I also received a text from p.mehta@chester.ac.UK. Text said western union grant send email & name to mosterjohannesalbertus @yahoo.co.za.

    I don't know why I'm starting to receive these text messages. I replied STOP & added them to my black list.
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  • Posted: Dec 20, 2014 by an anonymous user from: Stony Point, New York, United States

    Hi, just received a check for samsung auto wrap saying I should take out money for 3 months worth and send out rest western union to someone in another state far away Sandra Boone was my contact.
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    • Posted: Jun 3, 2015 by an anonymous user from: Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States

      Charles Life was my contact. Can we stop these people?
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    • Posted: Jan 21, 2015 by an anonymous user from: Killeen, Texas, United States

      Happy I came across this. I have a check on the way. And I stopped responding to them, now I'm getting threats that they will be calling the FBI.

      LOL. I know I will not be doing that again. Thanks to this page I know better. Thanks SAMSUNG :)
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    • Posted: Dec 20, 2014 by info

      It is a scam, do not fall for it.
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  • Posted: Dec 18, 2014 by an anonymous user from: Texas, United States

    I need a job real bad, and this sounded good. But my husband kept telling me look further into it to make sure it's legit. So I did. What a bomber!!
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  • Posted: Nov 19, 2014 by an anonymous user from: Phoenix, Arizona, United States

    I received an email asking me if I wanted an extra 300.00 dollars for wrapping my truck in an Apple Vinyl Wrap. I am kind of suspicious.
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    • Posted: Nov 19, 2014 by info

      Never trust offers like that sent by email.
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  • Posted: Oct 17, 2014 by an anonymous user from: Grove City, Ohio, United States

    stengerb325@gmail.com scam email for Vehicle Wrap on facebook
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  • Posted: Aug 11, 2014 by an anonymous user from: Colorado, United States

    I got an email from trinitymyf @gmail.com about the auto decal job offering from (R) samsung galaxy s5 corporation, USA. It said I could make 500 dollars a week to let them put a decal on my car for 7 wks to 3 months.
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  • Posted: Aug 10, 2014 by an anonymous user from: United States

    Is this a scam?

    Hello make $400 weekly for carrying an advert on
    compensation: $400
    carrying an advert on your car,truck or
    vehicle ...text preferred (615) 669-6834 for more details
    do NOT contact me with unsolicited services or offers

    Hello,

    We are currently seeking to employ individual's world wide. How would
    you like to make money by simply driving your car advertising for
    SAMSUNG .

    How it works?

    Here's the basic premise of the "paid to drive" concept: SAMSUNG seeks
    people -- regular citizens,professional drivers to go about their
    normal routine as they usually do, only with a big advert for new
    "SAMSUNG GALAXY S5" plastered on your car or truck. 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.



    What does the company get out of this type of ad strategy? Lots of
    exposure and awareness. The auto wraps tend to be colorful,
    eye-catching and attract lots of attention. Plus, it's a form of
    advertising with a captive audience,meaning people who are stuck in
    traffic can't avoid seeing the wrapped car alongside them. This
    program will last for 3 months and the minimum you can participate is
    7 weeks.


    You will be compensated with $400 per week which is essentially a
    "rental"payment for letting SAMSUNG use the space no fee is required
    from you SAMSUNG shall provide experts that would handle the advert
    placing on your car/truck.


    It is very easy and simple , no application fees required contact
    email along with the following if you are interested in these offer.


    Do you have a driver's license?
    Full Name:
    Address:
    City:
    State:
    Zip code:
    Age:
    Make of car/truck year:
    Exterior Color of car/truck:
    Telephone numbers:
    Email:


    We will contact you immediately we receive this information.

    Kind Regards!

    (R)SAMSUNG GALAXY S5 Corporation, USA. All rights reserved..SAMSUNG GALAXY S5
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    Raylene
    To Me
    Today at 11:20 AM
    Hello,

    How are you today? I hope you are fine.....This is just to know if
    you are still interested in the advert..
    If so get back to us with the information requested below:
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    Send

    Enjoy the view.
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    • Posted: Aug 11, 2014 by an anonymous user from: Lithia Springs, Georgia, United States

      Yeah, I checked into same thing on Craigslist, and same phone number, but different email address.
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    • Posted: Aug 10, 2014 by info

      Yes, it is a scam. Click here to read more.
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  • Posted: May 13, 2014 by an anonymous user from: Forked River, New Jersey, United States

    This was sent to me:
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    Sent By:Samsung Galaxy S6 New Version.WatchOutFor It. All rights reserved™. On:May 05/05/14 1:35 AM

    Good Day. We are currently seeking to employ individual’s in United State to participate In our New Samsung Galaxy S6 product launching and advertisement. How would you Participate? Read Below

    Do you have a reliable CAR, BIKE or TRUCK? If yes you can Participate. New Samsung Galaxy S6 advertising department seeks Individual -- Regular citizens, professional drivers to go about their normal routine as they usually do, only with a big advert for "Samsung Galaxy S6 LAUNCHING" plastered on your Car, Bike or Truck. 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.

    ....last for 3 months and the minimum you can participate is 1 month.

    You will be compensated with $450 per week which is essentially a "Rental" payment for letting our company use the space, No fee is required from you, Samsung Advertising department shall provide experts that would handle the advert placing on your car. You will receive your first week upfront payment of $450 inform of check Via UNITED POSTAL Service for accepting to carry this advert on your car.

    NOTE: We are not asking you to drive to different location. You are to continue driving your car to the normally location the way you normally do and this can not cost any damage to your car. If there is any damage incured during the process, the company will be responsible for any damages.

    It is very easy and simple, No application fees required. If you are interested in these offer. Reply back to this email along with the following information so your application can be review.

    Full Name:
    Address:
    City:...
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    • Posted: Jun 11, 2014 by an anonymous user from: United States

      I got this email:
      -------

      Jun 2

      Hello,
      We are currently seeking to employ individual’s world wide. How would you like
      to make money by simply driving your car advertising for SAMSUNG .

      How it works?

      Here’s the basic premise of the "paid to drive" concept: SAMSUNG seeks people --
      regular citizens,professional drivers to go about their normal routine as they
      usually do, only with a big advert for new "SAMSUNG GALAXY S5" plastered on
      your car or t...


      What does the company get out of this type of ad strategy? Lots of exposure and
      awareness. The auto wraps tend to be colorful, eye-catching and attract lots of
      attention. Plus, it's a form of advertising with a captive audience,meaning
      people who are stuck in traffic can't avoid seeing the wrapped car alongside
      them. This program will last for 3 months and the minimum you can participate is
      7 weeks.



      You will be compensated with $500 per week which is essentially a
      "rental"payment for letting SAMSUNG use the space no fee is required from you
      SAMSUNG shall pro...

      It is very easy and simple , no application fees required contact email along
      with the following if you are interested in these offer.

      Full Name:
      Address:
      City:
      State:
      Zip code:
      Age:
      Make of car/truck year:
      Exterior Color of car/truck:
      Telephone numbers:
      Email:

      We will contact you immediately we receive this information.

      Kind Regards!

      ®SAMSUNG GALAXY S5 Corporation, USA. All rights reserved..
      SAMSUNG GALAXY S5
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      • Posted: Aug 10, 2014 by info

        This is a scam.
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  • Posted: May 7, 2014 by an anonymous user from: Mission Viejo, California, United States

    I got this from Leo Burnett , christina6xy @gmail.com, jenna3wu @gmail.com:

    Thanks for the response, My name is Leo Burnett. We are pleased to confirm your status as our brand representative. A payment package will be mailed out to you in a short notice. The payment will include your compensation for the ad run and that of the decal specialist which has to be transferred.

    Note that the wrapping of the car will be done at your residence and does not take long and you could be present while the wrap is done. Do acknowledge you have received this email and we will be in touch with further updates at the best time possible.

    You will be compensated with $470 per week which is essentially a "rental" payment for letting our company use the space. No fee is required from you, SAMSUNG MARKETING DEPT shall provide experts that would handle the advert placing on your car. Adequate arrangements will be made as regards payment prior to making the ad visible on your car.


    It is very easy and simple with no application fees required, we look forward to reading from you soon. If the terms of the above works with you, do provide the information below:

    Full Name:
    Gender:
    Age:
    Address:
    City:
    State:
    zip code:
    country:
    Mobile phone number:
    Car maker/year:


    Kindly get back to us as soon as possible hope to hear from you.

    Leo Burnett

    Samsung Marketing
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  • Posted: Feb 14, 2014 by an anonymous user from: Hartsville, Tennessee, United States

    I have received several emails and phone texts from a man named Bryan Kessler. I have received an envelope supposedly containing a check for $2550.00. I am supposed to deposit it in my bank, keep $600 out for the first two wks for myself and write the remainder of the check to the person who will wrap my vehicle. I am apprehensive and skeptical to even open the envelope. He is really pushing me to go to my bank asap, and have my car wrapped tomorrow.

    I think I'm going to the local police station in the morning to see if this is something they need to check into. I will then go talk to an officer at my bank. There is just something about this thing that doesn't smell right. Who sends a total stranger they know absolutely nothing about a check for $2550 to begin with?

    BTW, this is a Monster Energy Drink ad. Have you heard anything about anyone using them to pull off scams similar to this?
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    • Posted: Mar 17, 2014 by an anonymous user from: Van Nuys, California, United States

      Definitely a scam, a Jeffery Riccielli sent me a check. I destroyed it and reported it.
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    • Posted: Feb 14, 2014 by info

      It is a scam. They will use different advertisers.
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