Consumer Contact: Car Wrapping Scam

Updated 2 years ago

Russ Van Arsdale was in for this weeks consumer contact segment, telling us about a scam asking people to have their car wrapped to advertise an energy drink. The scammer then sends the individual a check asking them to wire them back a portion and for the person to keep a few hundred dollars. This scam is known as an advance check scam.To get help if a victim of this scam or to get more information on scams like these you can contact, Maine’s Office of Securities at 1-877-624-8551, or you can call the Bureau of Consumer Credit Protection at 1-800-332-8529 or visit their website at credit.maine.govAnother website to check out about fake check scams is Federal Trade Commissions Consumer Information…