Would-be secret shopper scammed in Eagle
Eagle, CO Colorado
EAGLE, Colorado “-An Eagle, Colorado woman who signed up as a secret shopper was apparently conned.
The woman reported she received a check for more than $2,000 from an out-of-state company. She was instructed to deposit the check and then wire money to one of three addresses specified to rate the wire company’s service.
She waited until the check cleared her account and then did as instructed. However, after she wired the cash, the company stopped payment on the check. Eagle police instructed the woman to work with her bank, the Federal Trade Commission and the Social Security Administration.
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