Overpayment Scam Articles
Craigslist Overpayment Scam Warning Message
Message circulating on Facebook describes a Craigslist user's experience with an an overpayment scam and warns other users to watch out for such criminal tactics.
Published: April 23, 2013
Rockstar Energy Drink Car Decal Wrapping Money Laundering Scam
Emails purporting to be from Rockstar Energy Drink offer to pay recipients a generous weekly fee for displaying an advertising decal on their vehicles.
Published: December 19, 2013
Red Bull Car Adverts Money Laundering Scam
Email purporting to be from Red Bull offers to pay the recipient for placing Red Bull advertisements on his or her car.
Published: November 9, 2011
Modelling Agency Overpayment Scam
Emails claim that a modelling agency wishes to use your photograph for a billboard advertisement and ask that you reply to give approval for use of the image and to arrange payment
Published: March 21, 2011
Analysis of a Hijacked Account Overpayment Scam - Boat and Trailer For Sale
Person agrees to purchase an expensive item advertised online such as a boat and trailer. The buyer advises the seller that he will be including an extra amount over and above the agreed price that he wishes the seller to wire to a third party to cover shipping costs.
Published: February 15, 2011
Website Advertising Enquiry Scam
Email sent to website owners claims to be an enquiry about buying links on the targeted website
Published: February 5, 2008