I have been struggling so much in regards to asking for some assistance with the current situation I a dealing with in my life now. No matter how humiliated, violated, less than smart, alone, sad and depressed I feel at this very moment; I heard a voice while I was sleeping, that urged me to get on this website and explain why I am in this horrible situation.
I am a single mother with a son in his first semester of college. I work a full time job, but needed to earn some extra money, because everything falls on me. About three weeks ago, an advertisement was sent to my cell phone in regards to earning extra money and that’s when my entire life was turned upside down!! The advertisement stated that this company will pay people (me) to advertise the company’s energy drink product on my car via getting it wrapped by a car wrap specialist. I called myself doing my due diligence by researching the company online. Sure enough, it was a legitimate company selling various energy drink products, so I responded to the advertisement. Two weeks go by and then I get a message from Ryan Smith (Auto Wrap Campaign Manager) stating that the company is sending me a package in the mail explaining the process and how to start earning money after getting my car wrapped.
I received my package with instructions on what I have to do in order to start making some extra money. Everything still seemed legit from the name of the company on the packaging, the instruction letter and the cashier’s check in my name (yes, every time I think about this situation, I feel horrible and truly less than smart for allowing myself to fall victim to this fraud scam). The Cashier’s Check was to cover me getting both of my car doors wrapped with the energy drink logo (I pay the Car Wrap Specialist) and my first week’s pay from the 12 week campaign this advertisement was for. I actually spoke to Ryan on the phone several times, which assisted with me still believing that this advertisement car wrap campaign was real.
Needless to say, I fell for what my mom said to me a long time ago….if something seems to be too good to be true, don’t believe that it is!! I didn’t realize that I was being scammed, because I was desperately trying to earn some much needed extra money for me and my son and now I have a bank account that is largely overdrawn by almost $6,000. I am truly embarrassed to even say that in this plea. I did report this fraudulent scam to my banking institution and I also filed a police report. Unfortunately for me, I know neither will be able to get the money back.
When I stated above how this entire ordeal has turned my life upside down; I meant every word! I have been praying to God for some guidance during this time and beyond. My faith is strong and I have learned a valuable life lesson during this ordeal. I have to just pray and wait on God always!! If I don’t pray and ask for guidance first, there is always a chance that I will get burned just like I did in the above situation.
I do need some assistance to bring my bank account back to a positive balance and pray that someone will find it in his/her heart to help me with this urgent matter. Please send donations to:
I want to THANK YOU in advance for your kindness and know that going through this ordeal (as painful as it is) has sparked a fire within me to assist others (in the future) going through similar situations.
Thank you so much for your time and/or just reading to my story. God Bless You!!