ScamVictimsUnited.com

There is strength in numbers.

Scams in Today's News:


Bookmark and Share
It is currently Sun Sep 21, 2014 9:11 pm



All times are UTC - 6 hours [ DST ]




Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 2 posts ] 
Author Message
 Post subject: Counterfeit Money Orders....costing me my family
PostPosted: Wed Nov 23, 2005 11:41 am 
Offline

Joined: Wed Nov 23, 2005 11:21 am
Posts: 1
Location: virigina
Funny how things go. A person who was suppose to be my friend whom i met online, said he'd help take care of my family. He asked me my husband's name, so without thinking I gave it. The money orders finally arrived, 5 of them for $925 each, totalling $4625. Wal-mart Financial money orders. We cashed them at a local store. A week later, found out they were counterfeit. Meanwhile, the person who sent them was having a fit, because we used the whole of the money,(orginally told to use them as we needed to). He wanted me to send him some of the money back. We were told we could be facing up to 12 different federal charges, which means we could lose everything, and my husband could lose his daughter if we went to jail. I filed a police report with the sheriff's department. God knows, if I had known they would be counterfeit, I would not have allowed this to happen. This person has refused to make good on the money orders, said he lived in New Orleans, La. but was in West Africa w/ his mother. Go figure. The money orders were written in Texas, and sent from California. Now I have to figure out how to pay for these, to clear our names, so I can get this guy prosecuted. He said his name was Solomon David. I need help. Ifanyone can help me get these paid or knows who can (I'd pay them back as I could) PLEASE let me know. I can't let my husband lose his daughter or anything over this. I shouldn't have given his name to this guy, let alone my own name. Would someone please help me fix this, please. I didn't know the money orders were counterfeit. So please, for the sake of my husband's child, someone please help me.

_________________
Jasslynn


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Wed Dec 28, 2005 1:35 pm 
Offline
Site Admin/Co-Founder

Joined: Mon Mar 31, 2003 10:09 pm
Posts: 2921
write a letter/summary of what happened to you (you can view mine at http://scamvictimsunited.com/our_story.htm )

Then go to http://scamvictimsunited.com/resources_cashier's_check.htm and send that letter to every place on that list. I would also suggest sending that letter to the media to try and get even more attention to this scam and your case.

_________________
Shawn Mosch
Co-Founder of http://ScamVictimsUnited.com
There is strength in numbers!

Share your story with the media and educate others about scams! Details here http://scamvictimsunited.com/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?f=28&t=6319
Sign our petition http://www.change.org/actions/view/crea ... s_programs
Follow our blog http://scamvictimsunited.wordpress.com/
Find us on Twitter, Facebook and more http://www.retaggr.com/page/ShawnMosch
_______________________________________________
Has this site helped you?
Buy us a coffee to say thanks ~ http://www.scamvictimsunited.com/donations.htm


Top
 Profile  
 
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 2 posts ] 



All times are UTC - 6 hours [ DST ]


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 2 guests


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Search for:
Jump to:  
Untitled document



Disclaimers, Message Board Guidelines and Privacy Policy   

Powered by phpBB® Forum Software © phpBB Group