Woman out of $2,000 due to 'mystery shopper' scam

Woman out of $2,000 due to 'mystery shopper' scam

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - An Arizona woman lost nearly $2,000 from a "mystery shopper" scam.

Marsha Barcafar said she received a check for $1,997 and a set of instructions on becoming a mystery shopper. She deposited the check, and her bank cleared it two days later.

However, she followed the instructions, which included sending almost the entire $2,000 to two people.

She received a letter from her bank a few days later saying the check was invalid.

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