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Old 07-12-06, 07:40 PM
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Got a call from somebody to make money from your home

So Jim from Ohio called me and directed me to this website

http://www.globallookonline.com/

He asked me a few questions and I exagerated. I asked him if they had any online pr0n jobs and he said unfortunately no so I said I wasn't interested but he gave me his number the website to check out.

He never asked for a deposit but I am sure he would have. Anyone heard of this website. Probably a pyramid scam, he wasn't very professional since he used the words aint, cool, and other slang.

I enjoyed putting him on hold every 30 seconds while my cat meowed in the phone.
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Old 07-12-06, 08:01 PM
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From my local Police news blotter thingy

Possession of Fraudulent Money Orders

Thursday, July 6, 2006; 3:30 p.m.; 1275 Fell Street

Beware all of you who answer on-line offers that sound too good to be true, read on…

A woman entered the Bank of America with four $850.00 money orders. She told the clerk that she wanted to open an account and that she would need $250.00 cash back. The clerk called to verify if the money orders were valid and she was told that only one was valid for the amount of $10.00. The clerk then called police. Officers arrived and the woman was taken into custody pending further investigation. This is what happened. She answered an ad on Craigslist for stay at home work. The 'work' was receiving money orders and merely cashing them, the employee would receive 10 percent of the actual cash value. A Chinese company needed U.S. citizens to receive the money orders as the 'company' could not open a U.S. account. The woman corresponded with the company for two weeks before any checks were sent, adding to the credibility of the whole thing. The woman provided officers with a copy of the on-line ad, and it does look legitimate. Officers contacted our Fraud unit and found out that the woman most probably was an unwitting victim as this crime is being seen more and more. The woman was released from the station, the money orders booked by Postal Inspectors who also responded to investigate.
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Old 07-12-06, 08:15 PM
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I like how she needed $250 cash back which represented 10% of $3400.
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Old 07-12-06, 08:18 PM
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How are you gonna make money from my home?
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Old 07-12-06, 08:27 PM
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He is going to steal your bike!
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Old 07-12-06, 09:06 PM
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Originally Posted by MartinBlank
How are you gonna make money from my home?
By pimping it out beeyahtch.
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Old 07-12-06, 09:59 PM
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I got a real check for $3,000 for a British Lotto that I did not enter. The check was cut in WV, the letter came from Canada and the bank was located somewhere in Sweden. Yeah, sent that one onto the police. But it was totally freaky; the check was very real...
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Old 07-13-06, 08:32 AM
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I have been getting a lot of e-mail from "an aritst in the UK" who needs someone to launder... er... cash money orders in the US for him.

I am tempted to e-mail back that I would like to buy a painting from him.
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Old 07-13-06, 12:46 PM
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Originally Posted by Kittydreamer
I got a real check for $3,000 for a British Lotto that I did not enter. The check was cut in WV, the letter came from Canada and the bank was located somewhere in Sweden. Yeah, sent that one onto the police. But it was totally freaky; the check was very real...
Yep, this happened to my girlfriend two days ago. Received a *real* check drawn from a real company on a real bank in Jersey. The letter accompanying it claimed she won a Readers Digest sweepstakes and the check was to cover ancillary charges. The letterhead contained information pertaining to a "processing" center and an address in Ontario, Canada. The phone number was a Canadian area code but in the province of Manitoba. Now, my business is located in a law office and I had one of the attorneys call the number. Dude answers and claims we called a wrong number. I googled the "Insulation" company, a legitimate firm in Jersey, from the check ($2400) and the woman said she received 5 other calls that same day from people receiving similar checks with her company name, address etc. written on it. She had already called the state's attorney general office to report the fraud.

What a complex but utterly ridiculous scam.

Unbelievable.
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Old 07-13-06, 01:13 PM
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Originally Posted by Mrs. Danger
I have been getting a lot of e-mail from "an aritst in the UK" who needs someone to launder... er... cash money orders in the US for him.

I am tempted to e-mail back that I would like to buy a painting from him.
You should totally do it, Mrs. D. Then report back here, of course.
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Old 07-13-06, 02:17 PM
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I never answer phone calls that have caller ID name & number unknown, but last night I felt like f'ing with them... so I just picked up the phone and let it sit there on the table while I fed my 6-month-old. Then 10 minutes later after not hearing the dial tone, I listen in and it's my mom trying to dial my wife's cell phone without realizing I had not hung up on her.

She was calling while on vacation from the Philippines. Whoops!
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Old 07-14-06, 07:22 AM
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So Jim from Ohio called me and directed me to this website

http://www.globallookonline.com/
Any website that looks like that can't be trusted.
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Old 07-14-06, 10:07 AM
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Originally Posted by ElementZ
So Jim from Ohio called me and directed me to this website

http://www.globallookonline.com/

I asked him if they had any online pr0n jobs and he said unfortunately no

he wasn't very professional since he used the words aint, cool, and other slang.

I enjoyed putting him on hold every 30 seconds while my cat meowed in the phone.

I can't believe he didn't make some mention of you being all about the pussy. He must be a professional despite his verbiage.
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Old 07-14-06, 10:07 AM
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Originally Posted by MartinBlank
How are you gonna make money from my home?

That was my exact first thought as well.
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