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Crystal Lake Man Charged With ‘Secret Shopper’ Fraud Scheme

Federal prosecutors have alleged 46-year-old Michael McKay sent out fake money orders – ranging from $900 to $2,000 – to more than 600 homes across the U.S., asking people to be “secret shoppers.”


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Police: Beware Of The Secret Shopper E-Mail Scam

An old scam is making the rounds of email inboxes, and police in Crystal Lake say some are residents have become victims.

CBS Chicago–11/16/2011