Scammers Try to Get You Coming and Going

HOTEL CREDIT CARD SCAM ALERT!!!!!!!!!!!
You arrive at your hotel and check in at the front desk. Typically when checking in, you give the front desk your credit card (for any charges to your room). You go to your room and settle in. All is good. The hotel receives a call and the caller asks for (as an example) room 620 – which happens to be your room. The phone rings in your room. You answer and the person on the other end says the following: ‘This is the front desk. When checking in, we came across a problem with your charge card information. Please re-read me your credit card number and verify the last 3 digits numbers at the reverse side of your charge card.’ Not thinking anything wrong, since the call seems to come from the front desk you oblige. But actually, it is a scam by someone calling from outside the hotel. They have asked for a random room number, then ask you for your credit card and address information. They sound so professional, that you think you are talking to the front desk.
If you ever encounter this scenario on your travels, tell the caller that you will be down to the front desk to clear up any problems. Then,  go to the front desk or call directly and ask if there was a problem. If there was none, inform the manager of the hotel that someone tried to scam you of your credit card information, acting like a front desk employee.
This was sent to me by someone who was  duped……..and is still cleaning up the mess.
Please, consider spreading the word by forwarding this e-mail. Who knows, you might just help someone avoid a nasty experience. ANYONE traveling should be aware of this one!
LOTTERY AND SWEEPSTAKES SCAMS ALERT!!!!!
Also beware of the lottery and sweepstakes scams. If a stranger should contact you via email, Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, etc., stating you’ve won the lottery or some sweepstakes, please don’t send them any money to complete the transaction. Matter of fact if you don’t recognize an email sender don’t open it. If you receive such a text on your phone, erase or delete it. Don’t correspond with the scammers on social media. REMEMBER, if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is.
Our neighbors are ending up on the 6’oclock news complaining about scammers ripping them off. Knowledge is power. Lets help our neighbors, family, friends, co-workers, etc.,  by getting the word out. No matter how professional or smooth they sound, how attractive they are, don’t be fooled by these unscrupulous shysters.

***SECRETSHOPPER(URGENT RESPONSE NEEDED)***

Seed money for the part-time ‘secret shopper’s’ job I never knew I had

WE HAVE COME TO RIP YOU OFF – THE SCAMMERS HAVE MADE CONTACT

Several weeks ago I received a $975.00 money order out the blue from one Tom A. Lee. Sent USPS Priority Mail there was only the money order inside the envelope. According to my research a letter of instruction should’ve been included. These shysters either assumed I was desperate, gullible or both and didn’t even bother sending a letter. I’m really insulted.

Making a living working from home and getting something for nothing are like hitting the lottery. Everybody want it but the odds are long. So be wary when something too good to be true appears: In your ‘snail mail box’, ’email box’, in the guise of a smooth or fast-talker on the phone, in a business establishment’s parking lot, or right at your door. Fraud-committing snakes bound and determined to separate you from your money are slithering out sh*tholes here and abroad. Be knowledgeable. Ask the right questions and they’ll go back down that cesspool they came from. More on this in a future post.

JUST WHO ARE THESE SCAMMERS?

Scammers are unscrupulous characters who think it’s their God-given right to make a living off you. Only you can prevent that from happening.

For example, a Canadian scammer using the lottery or sweepstakes scam, not all that long ago depleted the life savings of an elderly North Carolina couple. In so doing, he also created dire financial straits for the couple’s grown children. After his arrest and subsequent prison sentence was he the least bit remoresful? Well, you decide. Responding to an interview request, Atkinson (the scammer) sent The Associated Press a three-page, expletive-laced letter, cursing prosecutors, his lawyer and America’s “corrupted justice system.”

“i am angry and miserable everyday,” he wrote in his unpunctuated, ungrammatical reply. “my life is (expletive) ruined now you think i care about the parkers. (actual victims in the case)”

MY SECRET SHOPPER/MONEY ORDER SCAMMERS FIRST CONTACT:

Secret Shopper® peterfredson2135@mail.com via entercomp.com          Jul 18
to undisclosed recipients

Hello there,

A response concerning the funds in your possession is needed and also confirm if you have completed the assignment at
this time.

We are auditing our firms so we need to know the situation of your assignment.

I also tried calling your telephone number but I couldn’t get through.

Regards,

Peter Fredson.

SECOND CONTACT:

Secret Shopper® peterfredson2135@mail.com via entercomp.com      Jul 21 (11 days ago) 
to undisclosed recipients

Hello there,
A response concerning the funds in your possession is needed and also confirm if you have completed the assignment at
this time.

We are auditing our firms so we need to know the situation of your assignment. (Notice the addition of this sentence stressing why my attention to the matter is needed. It appears to lend legitimacy to the scheme – see we’re serious. We’re ‘auditing’ our firms.)

I also tried calling your telephone number but I couldn’t get through.

Regards,
Peter Fredson.

THIRD CONTACT:

Secret Shopper® peterfredson2135@mail.com via entercomp.com        Jul 26 (6 days ago)

to undisclosed recipients

Attention:
An update is needed regarding your assignment.It shows on my memo that payment has since been delivered to your location
for your assignment..

I await your urgent response to this email.

NOTE:Correspondence is a major factor as stated in the prior E-mail sent to you about this part time job.

Best Regards,

Peter Fredson.

No other contact at this point.