Victim Location 80011
Total money lost $1,999.91
Type of a scam Fake Check/Money Order
I recently responded to a post on a friend’s (*** ***) Facebook page regarding a fast way to make money on December 9, 2015. We had a conversation via chat on Facebook for a while regarding how it works. She told me she is a currency exchange agent and that I would get a reward for helping in a money transfer she needed to complete. Upon her reassuring me that it was legit, I only needed to provide her with my online banking log in details to make a transfer into my account in which a certain amount would be sent back to her. The deposit/transfer was made on December 11, 2015 into my account for $1,999.91 and she requested I wire $1700 through Walmart. I sent $1700 through MoneyGram at Walmart to Kaslon Lacey (male) in Illinois on December12, 2015 and kept the remainder in my account to pay bills. On December 17, 2015 I saw that my account was overdrawn by the item that was deposited (a check) as fraudulent. I have filed a complaint with the FTC and fraud department at MoneyGram. My mother, *** ***, who is also a signer on my account, had absolutely no knowledge of the transaction being completed until she noticed the account overdrawn by looking at her online banking on December 17, 2015.