MSPA Headquarters has been notified of scams that we want to warn you about.
It has been reported there is currently an influx of messages from Western Union Malaysia saying the recipient is approved to receive $1.5 million dollars. The reply email is wu.payout.my.com.
Look out for scam emails masking any Mystery Shop Provider’s name in an email (for example firstname.lastname@example.org) offering cash for mystery shopping in return for personal details.
There is currently a scam where a masked email that seemingly comes from an MSP but then the Reply To address is Eric Jennings at email@example.com and the scammer is offering $500 per shop, after asking for personal details. Legitimate Mystery Shop Providers (MSPs) have a shopper sign up process which does not typically include emailing detailed personal information.