Michael Carvalho
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Please Be Aware of Paul Gant

He is posting for Car Wraps, please read this? Have you seen ads promising easy money if you shrink-wrap your car — with ads for brands like Monster Energy, Red Bull, or Pepsi? The “company” behind the ads says all you have to do is deposit a check, use part of it to pay a specified shrink-wrap vendor, and drive around like you normally would. But don’t jump onto the bandwagon. It’s only easy money for the scammer who placed the ads.

How you spot the “offer” You might see an ad on a job board or on social media. Or someone might send you a message — maybe because they saw your profile or resume on a job site.

How the scam works The message says you’ll make a couple hundred bucks. But when the “company” sends you a check, it’s for much more than that — a couple thousand dollars. They tell you to deposit the check, keep part of it as your share, and wire the rest to another company that will wrap your car.

Weeks after you wire the money, the check bounces and your bank tells you it was a fake. The money you kept as “your share” disappears, and the money you wired is long gone — no getting it back. On top of that, you’re on the hook for paying your bank back for the fake check. And, of course, no one’s wrapping your car.

How you can tell it’s a scam If you get a message urging you to deposit a check and wire money back, it’s a scam. Every time. No matter the story. And if this were a legitimate car wrap opportunity, wouldn’t the company directly pay the car-wrapping vendor, instead of asking you to do it?

Has this happened to you? File a complaint at ftc.gov/complaint — select Scams and Rip-offs, then Counterfeit Checks. Want to know more? Read our articles to learn how to spot variations on fake checks and money wiring scams.

#workfromhome #coronavirus #interview #healthcare #deliverydriver #hiringevents #ridesharedriver #application #jobsearch #foodservices

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Carol Williams
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Then why don’t they remove him. He posted a comment on my post...

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John Biddle
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Carol. Spot on. If Job Case would remove these scum bags instead of leaving their posts up for days, maybe they would get a hint!! Frustrating.

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Lynn C
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I got that as a text msg, then replied that I forwarded it to the FBI. Never heard from them again.

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Carol Williams
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I mean we are seriously looking for legit employment and you have scumbags like Paul grant scamming good people. I see their is more then just him based off of this post #workfromhomejobs.

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Suzanne Vargo-Cakmur
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This nearly happened to me. The check never cleared up front so fortunately I never lost money. There will be more of these “schemes” now that people are affected by the situation at hand.

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Laila Nashat
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Hi all,

Jobcase is committed to preventing scammers from gaining a foothold in our community and we regret that their presence impacted your experience here on our site. We are listening to your complaints and are working hard to creatively and effectively improve our response time to scammers.

The threat scammers pose to our members is real, and we urge anyone who identifies a scam account to report their content. To report a scam: click on the three dots in the upper right-hand corner, then click “Report.”

Thanks very much for contributing your thoughts on scams and continuing to be active and valuable members of the Jobcase Community.

All the best, Laila

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Bill Perrino
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Job case is also BS!! The trick you into their website by saying FEMA is hiring in your area. Ask a few questions and you end up here. They suck

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France Dudoit
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I was almost scammed last year. I was asked to purchase a bunch of iTune cards from various stores and text the receipt. I did receive a money order prior to use for purchases. I did some research on these types of scams as I noticed a lot of misspelling and poor grammar. I was contacted again to do the same but I declined. They kept bugging me until I said I reported to my local police. SMH

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