The scammers are getting bolder...

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Roberto Rogness
 
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The scammers are getting bolder...

Post #1  Postby Roberto Rogness » October 15th 2011, 11:14pm

At nearly 11pm on a Saturday night a woman came in and wanted to know "can we open an account here?" and showed me a list of things that she would need a CASE each of delivered to "a video shoot" on Sunday:

Cristal and Ace of Spades Champagne

Hennessey X.O.

Glenmorangie Nectar d'Or

Moet Nektar

They wanted this billed on a weekend evening to Interscope Records (who are four blocks from here and ALWAYS use corporate credit cards) but delivered on Sunday in another location.

I politely sent her to BevMo up the street.....
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Re: The scammers are getting bolder...

Post #2  Postby Joseph R. » October 24th 2011, 8:16pm

I'm in New York, and they are indeed getting bolder here as well.

Sending them up the street works like a charm.
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Re: The scammers are getting bolder...

Post #3  Postby Randy Bowman » October 24th 2011, 8:48pm

Roberto,

I have a police flyer with the a pic of one of the females involved in the scams in CA. They've hit Napa, Sonoma, San Francisco, L. A., Beverly Hills and one other L.A. basin city.

The two women are described as Black, in their 30's or 40's, one is medium build the other heavy, both casually but neatly dressed. Vehicles used are usually rentals.

They are evolving. They used to be wedding planners, then major event planners. It could be they have decided to use the names of reputable companies on weekends.

Or, they are just scammers trying anything they think they can get away with.

Even though I'm not a fan of bev mo, I wouldn't make them the victim. Mmmmmmm, then again.
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Re: The scammers are getting bolder...

Post #4  Postby Ken V » October 25th 2011, 7:26am

Joseph R. wrote:I'm in New York, and they are indeed getting bolder here as well.

Sending them up the street works like a charm.

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