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  • Nancy

    I received a check for $5000.00 told to keep $500 and give the installer $4700. When he comes to do my car I went to my bank and they filed a report I knew it was a scam next I will be going to the police


    • Steve Razinski
      Steve RazinskiFounder

      Good catch Nancy. Unfortunately, there’s not much the police can do, but having a report on file is still good to have.

  • Jan

    I received an offer from Busch beer for a car wrap. I am older looking for an income boost. I was on my way to $400. a week and caught myself. Decided to check and see if there were this type of scams out there? Thank you! I immediately cancelled and every text he sent me disappeared. Glad to be rid of him! As a senior citizen I get at least one new scam a day! I have been waiting for the law to pick me up for weeks because of a fine I owe! No show! It worries me about the people that get their life savings taken because of the crooks out there!

    • Steve Razinski
      Steve RazinskiFounder

      Glad you took the time to research Jan. You saved yourself from quite a few headaches and even more lost money.

  • Steven

    I got this text from (708)476-5079
    Hi there, would you allow NOS ENERGY DRINK to paste a small sticker/decal on your vehicle and get paid $500 on a weekly basis? Just as you drive your car as usual. To know more, click the following link and apply. Thanks.
    I filled out the application and a check for $2980.30 came in the mail 2 weeks later. The same day the check arrived I began receiving text messages from (346)278-5166. Hello STEVEN, we are texting you regarding the NOS car wrap advert offer you applied for. Just so you know, a payment check including the decal specialist fee, has being mailed to your address via USPS on this tracking#9405536895232023364298, It’s most likely to be delivered to your address today,please watch out for the delivery and get back to us on this same number as soon as you got it for futher instructions. Please reply with “YES” to be sure you got this text! Thanks
    The check looked kind of suspicious to me so I googled it and I found this page, glad I didn’t deposit it first.

    • Steve Razinski
      Steve RazinskiFounder

      Good call on taking the time to research this. You just saved yourself $2980.30 and quite a few headaches with legal and bank fees.

    • Krystal

      Hello Steven, I am curious as to what you did with the check? I am in the same situation, just received the check today.

  • Jhordin

    I received something very similar to this and was very close to participating. I was a bit skeptical but left the email in my inbox for a few weeks. Somehow the conversation popped up about it with my mom and I told her about the deal and she was telling me I should take it! I was really surprised because she’s usually very skeptical to all things like this. She told my dad and he was all for it as well. They both said $300 just for driving around was a great deal. My mom made me forward her the email so she could apply as well. Then she told her friends about it and they also loved the idea and wanted to apply. I’m so glad I came across this post because otherwise we could have all been in big trouble. Here’s the emails I received! (They first sent me something about a driving while advertising open positions and I replied that I was interested)

    Dear Andell,

    How are you doing today?I appreciate your willingness to participate in this program.My name is Bryan Lee and I am the Logistics Supervisor for McCann.

    McCann, formerly McCann Erickson, is an American global advertising agency network, with offices in 120 countries. McCann is part of McCann World-group, along with several other agencies, including direct digital marketing agency MRM//McCann, experiential marketing agency Momentum Worldwide, healthcare marketing group McCann Health, branding firm Future-Brand, and public-relations and strategic-communications agency Weber Shandwick.

    As the world’s leading ad agency network, McCann provides an unmatched combination of award-winning creativity, strategic insight and innovation globally, regionally and locally within each of the 100+ countries in which we operate. Our strategic approach, evolved from our founding and enduring Truth Well Told philosophy, is built on our core belief that brand truths can serve as a catalyst for generating powerful ideas that succeed because they help brands to play a meaningful role in people’s lives. Through our integrated world-class capabilities, McCann today helps our clients to drive their brand growth across disciplines, media platforms, technologies, languages and geographical boundaries.

    The Group offers a broad range of communications services, including digital, advertising, direct marketing, media planning and buying, corporate communications, sales promotion, design, human resources, sports marketing, multimedia interactive communications, public relations and innovation consulting.

    As part of Our Good works, we have been contacted by Sponsors of the “2019 World Beach games, officially known as the “2019 ANOC World Beach Games” and commonly known as “Doha 2019” to carry out a sucessful Campaign for the upcoming world class event which will take place at San Diego.

    Apart from carrying out TV commercials and Bill Board which we normally use as a wide range to reach out to people,We have decided to take our marketing practice to another level by adding automobiles and trains to the campaign list so as to reach a broader audience thereby passing out the message to a large audience which is why we seek interested candidates to go about their normal routine with the advert of the “2019 ANOC World Beach Games” on their Car,Bus or Truck.We have chosen sharp colors so the decal will be eye catching and attract lots of attention to people whenever the car pulls up or stucked in traffic.The program will last for 6 months and the minimum a candidate can participate is 2 months.If thereafter a candidate chose not to participate anymore,The decal can be removed.We have recruited professionals in each selected cities to carry out the process so no damage will occur on any participants car.

    Participants will be compensated with $300 weekly which includes gas.The payment will arrive every Friday in form of a certified cashier check.Each participant will be provided with Face Cap and T-Shirt with the “2019 ANOC World Beach Games” inscription boldly written on it.The specialist will provide this material after he as placed the decal on the car.

    McCann do not require any fee or cost to place the wrap as the application form is free.You can find below the application form to apply for this offer.Only successful candidates will be contacted for wrap Schedule and Placement

    Full Name:

    Residential Mailing Address (Not PO BOX):



    Zip code:


    Make of car/ year:

    Telephone numbers:

    Warm Regards,

    Bryan Lee

    Hiring Coordinator/Logistic Supervisor

    I then replied with my information and received this

    Dear Andell,

    How are you doing today?It is important we get started so that you can get your car wrapped and begin participation.The least you can participate is 2 Months and as I informed you earlier, you will be compensated $250 as well as $50 for gas each week but for the first week, the payment will be coming with your weekly pay as well as additional funds to pay the Specialist who is coming to place the wrap on your car so all you are to do when you receive the payment is to get it deposited into your account so that funds can be released to you and when they are you let me know so I can inform the Specialist to meet with you.Placing the wrap on your car should not take more than 30 minutes.All you are to do is to meet him with your car. I shall provide him with your cell number so you can both be in touch and fix where and when to meet.Before the wrap is placed on your car, you are to sign a document he would be bringing so you are to read carefully before appending your signature and ensure to get a copy from him for your records in case of any damage.

    Less I forget,You are to pay the specialist with the rest of the additional funds after you have deducted your weekly pay ,Though work as been quite hectic as we are looking to take the campaign to all states,I shall contact you as soon as am less busy to attend to any questions you might have and also to discuss at length.I hope your provided cell number is still available?


    • Steve Razinski
      Steve RazinskiFounder

      Damn, that’s one of the more convincing emails I’ve seen yet. I found myself reading it twice to make sure it was actually a scam. It is, of course, but it’s scary at just how good these scammers are getting at ripping other people off.

  • david stottsberry
    david stottsberry

    car wrap scam rush energy drink they sent me a check for 2754.11 instructed me to mobile deposit it that was the first suspicion that this was not legit. they put a lot of pressure then to get me to send cashers check in amount of 2200.00 I started lying to them which saved me from being scammed out of 2200.00 dollars these people do not care that they was scamming a disabled senior citizen on fixed income. I filed a police report but that’s probably will be the end of that. this just happened august 15 2018

  • Tamara Hughes
    Tamara Hughes

    Thank you so much for information on your web site. I was checking it out before I did anything. This has saved me.

  • Char s
    Char s

    I was scammed as well i dont know what to do

  • Kelly

    I have received 2 of these, one for Amp and one for mystery shopper, what should I do with the cashier checks and can they do Anything to me or whatever, since I have the checks and am not depositing them, or doing anything with them? I took one to the bank and they told me it was fraudulent and kept that one. Then a few days later I received the second one. What do I do now?

    • Steve Razinski
      Steve RazinskiFounder

      You don’t really have to do anything. Depending on how much information you’ve given the scammers, you can consider identity theft protection or even a credit freeze. But if all they know is your name and address, you can just ignore them and block all contact with them.

    • Deborah Freeman
      Deborah Freeman

      Was it a cashiers check?

  • Thomas Thomas
    Thomas Thomas

    I was sent a bogus check from a Jared Rivers today. His new scam involves purchasing your car at full price plus monies to hold the car for “the moving company”. The check was a company check from Barker and Castro, LLC out of Chicago. I took the check to the issuing bank and they verified it was bogus and not a real check. Prevented some pain and suffering. Anything from Jared Rivers is air and a scam.

  • Robert Harrison
    Robert Harrison

    Hello I dont remember the specifics but I had my bank check it out and found was a scam so they handed it over to the authorities so God bless anyone who fell victim to these horrible people and hope u recover ok

    • D.

      I need help i replied with my address and name and phone number what should i do i need help asap

    • Steve Razinski
      Steve RazinskiFounder

      Just ignore anything they mail to you or any messages they send you. Definitely do not cash any checks.

  • Hollie

    My husband just got a check shipped overnight to him from “bud light” in the amount of $1900. Yeah…hard pass. He said there were no instructions about sending the money elsewhere though.

  • Timothy

    Hello I almost played fool into a car wrap scam 4 Starbucks doubleshot I was smart did my research the check came in the mail for $2,700 500 was supposed to be mine 22 was supposed to go to a graphic installer that will show up at my house to wrap my vehicle I took the check to the bank and talk to my bank representative and they were able to spot right away it was a scam I was fortunate enough not to try to deposit it in my account my bank is a great Bank it wouldn’t let me deposit it even if I wanted to reading everything you had to say really helps me out I’m thinking about taking this check to the authorities but on the other hand I want to keep it and frame it LOL and I will post on Facebook so other people don’t get scammed because you’re right the less fortunate like myself could really use that kind of money but when you have no money kind of hard to pay back something you don’t have I want to thank you very much for all your Intel and the 411 sincerely your friend Timothy

    • Steve Razinski
      Steve RazinskiFounder

      Glad to hear the bank caught the fake check before you were able to deposit it! Most people aren’t so lucky unfortunately.

  • Robin Phillips
    Robin Phillips

    Just got a text on my phone for the car advertisement. I have been expecting check. Just deposited the check in savings….UGH!!!! What should I do now. I wont do anything to it fully clears. But I have asked questions and They haven’t been answered.
    UGH,,,WHAT SHOULD I DO NOW!!!!!!!!!

    • Steve Razinski
      Steve RazinskiFounder

      Best to be proactive and tell the bank the check you deposited is fake.

      It’s possible that the check will actually clear or the funds made available to you, but that money WILL 100% eventually be caught as fraudulent and be removed from your account. DO NOT send any money to anyone and do not spend it!

    • Dasharatha Reddy
      Dasharatha Reddy

      I received the check for Bang Energy car decal. The person (Robert) is asking me to deposit the check. I told him bank will not allow me to deposit the check as it is suspicious. I requested him to send the cashiers check. No response so far!

    • david

      what is the phone number they used?

  • Carlos

    Wow! Your article was super useful and you did a great job in both the writing and collecting proof. I’m very skeptical about what’s scam because people call anything scam lately. but in your case you documented everything pretty well. Awesome job. Thank you

  • Guy

    Just contacted for the bud light wrap.
    Don’t know if I’ll take to the authorities .
    Of just frame it and hang it on the wall.

  • Kathy

    Well – they are getting a little more advances. Payment with with bitcoins but you have to link you bank account/debit card to access your money…ugh…NO

    Auto Wrap Campaign LLC is an advertising company that specializes in mobile adverts/billboards. These advert are typically vinyl decals that almost seem to be painted on the surface but are not. They cover any portion of a Bike/Car/Truck/Boat/Suv/Lorry/Cart’s exterior displaying adverts for our clients (Pepsi Co., Starbucks, Lays, Red Bull, Seven Up Inc. ETC).
    We are currently employing individuals nationwide, regular people that will go about their normal routine as they usually do, with an advert for any of our clients plastered on their vehicle making it a mobile billboard to help create awareness for the products and services our clients have to offer.
    We have partnered with installation companies in almost every city so installations are completed in a few hours.
    Wrap Coverage Levels:
    1. Lite: (Vehicle Hood)
    2. Partial: (Both Sides Of The Vehicle)
    3. Full: (The Whole Vehicle Body)

    This is a guideline for the Auto Wrap Campaign you signed up for. An additional $200 Amazon Gift Card will be sent to you if installation is completed within 4 business days.

    STEP 1
    Register on Coinbase
    Verify your account with a Government issued I.D
    Link your Debit Card and Bank account to your Coinbase account
    Follow this link for a step by step guide

    STEP 2
    Once your coinbase account is fully verified, proceed to your bank to make a deposit of the check you received.
    The funds will be available to you in 12 to 48hrs.

    STEP 3
    Once funds are available, go to your Coinbase account and place a BITCOIN buy order for $3550 using your linked Debit card or Wire Transfer for the instant purchase option.
    Follow this link for a step by step guide
    Bitcoins will be credited to your Coinbase wallet in minutes, Transfer the bitcoins from your coinbase wallet to the Wrap Installation Company’s wallet by the scanning Bitcoin Wallet QR Code or by copying the Bitcoin Wallet Address below: 14nFC5ZD2env11DW1ErJbBdQmADMuZV7fk
    Follow this link for a step by step guide

    14nFC5ZD2env11DW1ErJbBdQmADMuZV7fk Bitcoin Wallet QR Code

    Once completed text or email the following to 415-888-7720 or
    1. Coinbase Transaction I.D
    2. Date and Time you will be available for installation
    3. Preferred Address for Installation
    4. Your Coinbase Bitcoin Wallet Address (For your weekly payment)

    1: How long is the campaign for?
    Answer: Campaign lasts for 8 to 24 weeks (You decide duration suitable for you)

    2: Who will be responsible for removing the wrap at the end of the campaign?
    Answer: Money paid for installation also covers the un-installation.

    3: How will I be receiving my weekly payment?
    Answer: Exactly 7 days after installation, you will receive $450 to your coinbase wallet which you can withdraw to your bank account instantly.

    4: Why are you not paying the installer directly?
    Answer: Payments are sent from our sponsors and they will not send two different payment at a time and local installers are assigned after their head office receives payment.

    5: Why is Bitcoin used as mode of payment?
    Answer: As one of the growing fastest payment methods, Bitcoin payments are cheap, fast and very secure.

  • Wanda J West-Turner
    Wanda J West-Turner

    I receive an email about Dr Pepper decal have not gotton. Check nor instructions yet. Djd not research first. I want to Thank You for your experiences. What should i do at this point? Please reply :(

    • Steve Razinski
      Steve RazinskiFounder

      There’s nothing you can do. Just don’t deposit the check and stop communicating with the scammer. If you’ve given them any personal details, make sure you take the right steps to protect your identity.

  • Nicholas Anderson
    Nicholas Anderson

    Attn; Nicholas,

    I am writing to confirm to you that we received your detailed information which you sent regarding the Product advertisement on your car for the earlier mentioned period of time. Below are the terms and conditions guiding the business:

    Be informed that a CHECK payment for this purpose, which will cover for the first-week compensation and also money to execute and pay the decal specialist would be mailed out to your Address/Name which you had earlier submitted to us. We resolved to have our finance associate make out this payment to you as a show of commitment through this campaign/promotion process of our product and we urge you to follow instructions and in handling things accordingly when the specialist arrives at your location.

    Kindly reconfirm your full Names and Address where the payment check should be mailed out to;

    Nicholas Anderson
    4651 36th Ave n Minneapolis MN 55412
    Cell Phone 7633707175

    I will look forward to your early reply.


    Eric Wilson

    Budweiser Promotion Campaign Team


    1. The Product advertisement on your Vehicle will be for minimum of 10 weeks
    2. The payment which would come in the mail include/cover all the expenses of the specialist/expert in fixing the Budweiser advert decal on your Car
    3. You are expected to deduct the sum of ($500) will be your first week upfront payment and also ($100) for your running around expenses from the total paycheck of($2600) that will be mailed to you. The remaining balance will be relayed to the specialist who will come to install the wrap on the car either at your residence or any chosen location.
    4. Note that the decal will only cover a small portion of your car that will be visible. The adverts would attract lots of attention which people can’t avoid to see
    5. Budweiser will take full responsibility for placing and removing decal on your car.
    6. Further information/instruction and update on how to follow through with the process will be made available to you, so please be at your best to check your email regularly and also be able to reply to messages in a timely manner.

    NOTE: ALWAYS CONTACT YOUR MAIL FOR ANY INFORMATION. Information will be sent to you through your mail.

    We are happy that you will be part of this Program.

    Good luck!!!!!!

    What do you mean? This is real and legit. Your check was mailed out but we don’t know why it wasn’t delivered to you. Okay?
    Show quoted text

  • Jack Clarke
    Jack Clarke

    I got a text from “Budweiser” at 9:30 last night- for a “BUD LIGHT DRIP” wrap ! Every word the same as you posted…. thanks ! And your correspondence was hysterical, I do the same with Nigerian inheritance scammers ! lol

  • Holly Mortensen
    Holly Mortensen

    I received one of theses checks, the emas and texts…is there anything I need to do outside of ripping up the check and ignoring messages etc?

    • Steve Razinski
      Steve RazinskiFounder

      Nope, that’s about all you can do. Make sure you block the numbers/email addresses used by the scammers just to get a peace of mind.

  • Dawn Garrett
    Dawn Garrett

    I received a check for $4,980…. They claim I keep 2 grand and give the remainder to the tech for installation of the Dr Pepper Decal when he comes to my house to install it…. They also ask for proof of deposit with a deposit slip but tell me to black out any account information and details on it…. And they’ll send me an additional $200 Amazon card…..I have a photo of the check and the letter … Claiming to be a Mr Steven Phill Auto wrap campaign manager…. The check is on Bank of America the business name on the check is Shi government solutions out of Austin Texas and The envelope has a real business out of Oakdale California that sent it Micro Machine Shop they have got to be something that can be done to these people….. I mean damn it’s not right they get away with this kind of crap….

    • Steve Razinski
      Steve RazinskiFounder

      Unfortunately, these guys are often overseas, pros at hiding their identities, and outside of the jurisdiction of any US law enforcement. The best we can do is make sure people are informed about the scam to help prevent it from happening.

  • Freedom Bray
    Freedom Bray

    I fell for it my check Was actually from a law firm lol and when I called it she said I was proudly the 10th person to call to day

  • Rick Planos
    Rick Planos

    I received my check this am. I guessed it was a scam and have been hit before with a similar deal and luckily did not fall for it. So what is best way to get beck at these scumbags? Who can I report this to?

    • Steve Razinski
      Steve RazinskiFounder

      There isn’t really much we can do unfortunately. These criminals are operating overseas somewhere and it’s impossible to trace them. This is not advised, but at best, you can waste their time or ask them to send more checks by saying you never received them.

      Your best course of action is to forget this ever happened, rip up the fake check, ignore the scammer, and move on.

  • Jessica Rogers
    Jessica Rogers

    It’s crazy how many scams are going around. Glad I’m not as easily convinced cause I knew it was all a bunch of b.s… I received a text, replied, and then received this email.

    Hello, This is to inform you that you have been successfully entered
    into the Advert of AMP ENERGY DRINK program.

    The Advertisement period for now is six months and You will therefore
    receive your payment alongside the money that will be paid to the
    national car Detailer (expert) in the mail. A check of $3,520 would be
    mailed to you to cover your 1st week rental payment paycheck and for
    the Vinyl decals designer’s expenses for affixing the decals on your
    vehicle and also for its removal cost at the expiration of the advert
    program. So, when you receive the payment, you will take out your
    first week pay of $500 and the rest of the funds should be forwarded
    to the decals expert that will put the decal on your vehicle.

    In view of this, please confirm the following details:

    (1) How long do you intend to carry the advertisement on your car? One
    (1) month, two (2) months or three (3) months?
    (2) Do you use your car everyday?
    (3) Re-confirm your Name and Address as it should be on the check, so
    the payment won’t delivered to wrong address…?
    (4) Did you have bank account to deposit the check ? We are not asking
    for your account details

    Marketing Manager
    Desmond Whitley

  • Ippolyte

    I am really sorry to admit i was scammed into this car wrapping and lost $2500

  • Arzella Simmons
    Arzella Simmons

    I was sent a text message saying Budweiser is looking for people to advertise by car wrapping. I KNOW ITS A SCAM!! I’ve been sent this same emasil for different well known companies. DONT FALL FOR IT!

  • Burt

    Yea this was ebay dont trust it…. His cell phone number is (731) 798-2184

  • Lilly

    I got a check in the mail and been texting 707-872-7342 about the Starbucks wrap decal. They asked me to send 3,000 in money orders and keep 500. The address they want me to send it Emma Isaac 6228 Lakeview Dr Indianapolis Indiana 46224.

    • Steve Razinski
      Steve RazinskiFounder

      Please do not cash it! It is 100% a scam and will cost you around $2,000 of your own money, plus bank fees and potential legal headaches.

  • Jeanine Miranda
    Jeanine Miranda

    AMP Energy drink
    Bruce Howard
    Hiring manager 5/20/19

  • Alexis

    MONSTER ENERGY 5/20/19
    Almost responded but then I decided to see if it was a scam because it was a bit off putting. So glad I checked it out first. Thank you!

  • Brenda

    Scam from red bull 5/18/19 wanted to send check for car wrapping,resurfaced beware!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Valerie

    Same here, filled out the G-shot energy drink logo email that I received concerning getting paid for a vehicle wrap for their advertisement. About a week later, I received a priority mail express envelope with a check for $3600. Instructions told me to text Mr. William before depositing check to verify it for deposit. The number given to text was (435)677-6227. Mr. William instructed me to deposit the check online banking or through ATM and keep my $500 fee and to wire through the postal service the $3100. I smelled scam, so I told him I would send the check back and he stopped texting me.

  • Betty Barrilleaux
    Betty Barrilleaux

    I received a check for $3750 and they offered to pay me $600 a week for 6 months. Thank goodness I checked this out first!

  • Clarence

    I appreciate the head’s up everybody. I’m glad I googled this before I made a big mistake. All the stories are exactly the same as mine.

  • Tammie Hollands
    Tammie Hollands

    Seems everyone ( regardless of the ad ) starts out the same. I was sent e-mails from Robert T.D. and check was sent from Asad Jafry [ in washington via amazon.cominc]BUT UPS sticker was from my post office !!! WTH ??? This is actually sad – most companies would ask for more info on you or your car. I asked in email how checks are issued and what day – the VERY next morning was a check for $2848.00. Wow ! I never signed up for anything. At least your checks LOOK real !! Mine had no names / numbers or adressess on it. I took it to the bank and asked to call BB&T and my teller told me no need – its an absolute fake. When i txted Robert to tell him it was rejected – he immediately asked me for a credit card #. Sry but i just took check to local police department and reported all the names and addresses to the FTC and FBI. So i dont know what comes next ! But at least im not oitta my mind !

  • Labyrinth

    I recieved my check yesterday for rockstar decal check is blue and for 2,9500.00 from get this… Gove Law Office, LLC 358 sewall st Ludlow, ma 01056 and bank is Berkshire Bank 431 center st Ludlow, ma… So the graphoc artist are coming from ludlow also… Funny im sure there are lots of graphic artists here in Texas that could have done it…. My usps priority mail envelope was sent from Martha Tessema 824 Eureka st Pittsburgh Pa 15210-1028… Im fixing to google law office and see what they say….

  • Sinbad

    same circumstance, Miller Lite decal, the cashier’s check was issued from First Security Bank(no address) in the amount of $2,900. I google the sender address, in Biloxy MS and it was a property that’s on the market for sale. I called First Security Bank, gave them the info on the check… fake and scam. The bank was in Arkansas, the sender Robert Moore somewhere else, the “ remitter” of the check, Stephen Pedro.

  • Brian

    Similar circumstances for me to wrap my car in Bud Light Decals, Pushed and pushed me to deposit the $4000 check..Area Code north west Ohio..

  • arkbgirl

    I got one better I’m waiting this morning because he wants me to a rush to the bank this morning to deposit that check I sent him a text and said you know if this goes over good here in Arkansas maybe I could advance and I can actually recruit some people

    so I’m going to tell him I got a lot of people recruited to get all these car wraps but a man in black came to visit And put a tracker on my phone and my emails and they should be knocking on your door any minute now maybe you could find something to do in prison that you could make some change doing What you do best Because you sure are good at being a brown eye I got a feeling he won’t bother me anymore once I give him that message scaming SOBs i’m also disabled a been a nurse for 20 years and I was looking to do something from home to make some extra money I will make sure that they are prosecuted I am going to get in touch with the FBI this is not my first rodeo I’ve contacted FBI over Nigerians before if it was my 88-year-old mother I’d probably shoot somebody over it Well thanks everyone I had no idea what the gut told me thank you again beware stay away from scams when in doubt always check it out 👩🏼‍✈️🏦🏦🏦

  • Stacy

    Received this today via text message.

    Can you allow Blue Bell Ice Cream® to put small Logo on your VEHICLE &
    get paid $500 weekly income? Open link to Apply……. For more details.

    When I clicked on the link it took me to a page that said…

    Drive Concept By Blue Bell Ice Cream
    You can actually get paid to drive your own car–whether to church, school, work, grocery store, or wherever else you drive to in your daily life.You can’t expect to get rich doing it, but its guaranteed $500 weekly to put Wrapify Ads on your vehicle.
    We pays you to drive your own Vehicle!
    Our clients advertise on many vehicles and yours could be one of them. We will pay you $500 per week to wrapped your vehicle with advertisement on it at no cost. Imagine what you can do with $2000 every month! From helping to cover your car payments, Gas, insurance or even helping to fund your family vacation. You can get that extra cash you wanted without driving any differently than you already do right now.

    What are the benefits of participating?
    Get paid to Drive!
    Drive your own vehicle!
    Drive regular route!
    We will wrap your vehicle at no cost!

    Why do it?
    The wrap will protect your paint from fading and prevent small stone chips, while keeping it looking new and increasing the resale value. A wrapped vehicle is less likely to be stolen or broken into because it stands out. Driving a wrapped vehicle can be a great way to meet new people as they will often approach you about it. Wrap Direct shall provide experts that would handle the advert placing on your car..we will take full responsibility for placing and remove decal on your car.

    I thought it was “too good to be true” so I searched car wrap scam & found your link. I plan to just ignore & delete the text message.

  • Luis Morales
    Luis Morales

    Jochen Clemens
    Sun, Mar 31, 11:06 AM (4 days ago)
    to me

    Dear Applicant,

    Thank you for your interest in working with us. Please read instructions Carefully
    G-SHOT ENERGY DRINK CAR Wrap advertising is the marketing practice of completely or partially covering (wrapping) a vehicle in an advertisement or livery, thus turning it into a mobile billboard. This can be achieved by simply painting the vehicle surface, but it is becoming more common today to use large vinyl sheets as decals. These can be removed with relative ease, making it much less expensive to change from one advertisement to another. Vehicles with large, flat surfaces, such as buses and light-rail carriages, are fairly easy to work with, though smaller cars with curved surfaces can also be wrapped in this manner. Wrap advertising is available to anybody irrespective of the vehicle you drive.

    We are currently seeking to employ individuals in the United States of America. How would you like to make money by simply driving your car or banner wrapped for G-SHOT Energy Drink®

    How it works?
    Here’s the basic premise of the “paid to drive” concept: G-SHOT Energy Drink® seek residents in the United States who are professional drivers to go about their normal routine as they usually do, only with a big advert for “G-SHOT Energy Drink®” plastered on your car. 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.

    Don’t Have a Car?
    If you don’t have a car, you can also participate if you have a bike.

    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 a month.

    What is the Contract Duration?
    Once the wrap has been installed, minimum term is 4 weeks and maximum is 12 weeks.

    Would the wrap/decal damage the paint of my car?
    The decal doesn’t damage the paint of car and will be removed by our representative once the contract expire. We will be responsible for installation and removal of the wrap.

    You will be compensated with $500.00 per week which is essentially a “rental”payment for letting our company use the space and no fee is required from you. G-SHOT Energy Drink® shall provide experts that would handle the advert placing on your car. You will receive an upfront payment of $500.00 in form of a check via courier service for accepting to carry this advert on your car.

    It is very easy and simple no application fees required.Kindly confirm the following details below if you are interested in this offer.

    We shall be contacting you as soon as we receive this information.

    Name :
    Full Street Address(not PO BOX) :
    APT #:
    City,State,Zip Code:
    Cell Phone Number:
    6 Karl Drive
    Best Regards,
    Jochen Clemens
    Hiring Manager,
    G-SHOT Energy Drink®

  • Callieann

    I got text messages about this and a check for 4000. I asked for the number and they said number for what? So I can call the company. I called the number the texts were coming from and it said something about Google. It’s a scam

    • Callieann

      I forgot to write its supposedly for AMP energy drinks

    • Rich Freeman
      Rich Freeman


      Bud-Light® is delighted to have you on board as part of the current “ADVOCATES” marketing strategy with the concept of Vinyl decals on Vehicles in order to increase awareness of the company’s new sleek platinum brand, product and services all across the States. Auto wraps have become a very important strategy for business promotion in the 21st century and we’ve been quite successful reaching our target audience and now its your opportunity to drive your car with the new Bud-Light® ” Vinyl Decal big advert on it. So, Your information has been received, Below are some questions you need to answer before we can proceed.

      1. How long do you intend to carry the advert on your car 1 month, 2 months or 3 months?
      2. Do you have a drivers license?
      3. Do you use your car everyday?
      4. Do you have an existing checking account/Credit card where you can deposit your check for letting our company use your car?

      Note: Please be informed that Bud-Light® will take full responsibility for the placing and removal of the decal on your car in a way that it will not resort to any damage and you will receive a Check from us in the sum of $3,850 which will cover your first week salary of $500 and the Specialist (installer) FEE. The Specialist will be responsible for the placing and removal of the decal on your car (which can be done at your Residence) in a way that it will not resort to any damage. So, when the check Arrives, You are to deduct your First week $500 wage and then have the remaining money from the check sent to the Specialist. Always Check Your Email Every Day To Get Updated As To When The Upfront Payment Will Arrive Your Place and also for further information. We look forward to working with you and We do hope you will be one of the successful applicants.

      Best Regards.
      Micheal Neaty
      Head Of Advertising Team.

  • Michele

    I received same type of check. Did not even realize they were sending me one but when I saw instructions I knew it was a scam. Should I just burn the whole thing?

  • deontaine Katrice bayne
    deontaine Katrice bayne

    Good News We are glad you are willing to be a part of FRITO LAY’S SNACKS car advertisement and we would like to inform you that everything is in place for you to get started. Adequate arrangements have been made for your car to be wrapped and the check should be delivered to your mailbox now . Here is the Tracking # ( 9405501699320147759222 ) from USPS for further update and confirmation for the delivery of the payment. Check Payment Amount is : $3050.

    Once you receive the check at hand I will like you have the check deposited into your Bank Account for further verification by your bank. The check will take 24/48 hours to clear . Once the Fund is available I will like you deduct the total amount of your first BI-WEEKLY salary payment as we agreed which is $1300 for the service you are rendering (wrapping your car) also deduct $40 for your running around for the Gas Expenses Making $1340.. ( NOTE ): As you were aware that the payment would be sent in an excess amount to cover the Graphic Artist fee that will come down to your location for the responsible for the Advert placement on your vehicle,.

    The decal company has graphic artists nationwide who will come to your residence to get the installation done. A graphic artist will be assigned in your state to get the wrap done. The balance of $1710 should be transferred to the Graphic Artist Head Office Rep. Receiver’s Information, So on receiving it, they will send down the wrap installer along with the wrap to get the Car wrap done. The money should be transferred Through ( CASHED DEPOSIT AT THE BANK ) to the Graphic Artist Head Office Rep. Receiver’s Information: At the Bank agent location near you,..


    Once you complete the transfer, The Graphic Artist will come for the decal graphic . This should not take long, So you might choose to watch them do it.. Pls also email/text me the best time you want the Graphic Artist to come for the decal wrap and the car location..

    Thank and hope for your urgent response to complete this transaction ASAP

    The tracking number was fake there is no tracking number for UPS please delete all my information do not contact me again or I will have the police involved..
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  • Angela

    I think this is s scam
    HEINEKEN Advertisement Campaign Program
    Thank you for your interest in working with us. Please read instructions Carefully & Apply if Interested

    A new marketing/promotional campaign was launched again by Dr Pepper in other to promote itself in the market with the competition the company is facing presently with other brands. In the United States, HEINEKEN does not have a complete network of bottlers and distributors, so we decide to use this concept to gain more attention from consumers nationwide. Presently, HEINEKEN relies on its own bottling group to bottle and distribute its products in more than 30 states.

    We are currently seeking to employ individual’s Nationwide, Regular citizens, Professional drivers to go about their normal routine as they usually do, only with a big advert for “HEINEKEN” plastered on your Bike/Car/Truck/Boat/Lorry/Cart. The advert are typically vinyl decals that almost seem to be painted on the vehicle, and which will cover any portion of your Bike/Car/Truck/Boat/Lorry/Cart’s exterior surface.

    What does the company get out of this type of ad strategy ? We get lots of exposure and awareness from doing this. The adverts tend to be colorful, eye-catching and attract lots of attention which people who are stuck in traffic can’t avoid seeing the wrapped Bike/Car/Truck/Boat/Lorry/Cart alongside them. Plus, it’s a form of advertising with a captive audience. This program will last for 16 weeks and the minimum you can participate is 10 weeks.

    Compensation/Reward : You will be compensated with $600 per week which is essentially a “RENTAL” payment for letting our company use the space & no fee is required from you. HEINEKEN shall provide specialist that will handle the advert placing on your car. You will receive an up front payment inform of check via courier service for accepting to carry this advert on your car.

    It is very easy and simple and no application fees required to get started, fill the form below




    Street Address

    Address Line 2


    State / Province / Region

    Postal / Zip Code


    Cell Phone Number



    Car Model

    Car Year



    Let me know

  • Chad

    Have you heard this same scam from Starbucks, posted on LinkedIn?

  • Ken

    I had the same issue…. recieved the text below:

    Hello,This is Logan Parson The Manager of Apple Wrap Campaign you Applied for .. We receive your information that you are interested and we would like you to confirm this information so we can proceed Ken Lxxxx 1234 Number Street, Los Angeles Ca 92706 All Correct ?

    I confirmed and then got…

    Hello Ken Lxxxx This is Logan Parsons for Apple car advert. Just got confirmation from that the advertisement check will be delivered to your address today And here is the tracking number to track it through 774628500324 kindly get back to me Asap for procedures thank you

    Upon checking the v tracking number ot reflected nothing.

    I called the number that texted me and it’s a Google voice number. 🤦🏾‍♀️

  • Shar

    Got the same email and the check

  • Peggy Kitchens
    Peggy Kitchens

    I guess I have been scammed I checked address out where check came from ,it is a residence 8913 Caitlin st. ,Foley, Al 36535 I looked at a picture of it on maps they can’t get anything from me because I don’t have anything haha

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