Car wrapping scam – WABI-TV

Russ Van Arsdale and Joy discuss a scam alert press release from Department of Professional and Financial Regulation.  E-mail contact offers opportunity to make money with advertising wrapping of target’s car. The scammer then sends the individual a check asking victim to wire back most of the amount and 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

FTC website to check out about fake check scams.

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