DETROIT – The fake scammer pretending to be Eminem struck Metro Detroiters for donations, and now the impostor is playing on their emotions to rip them off.
Local 4 first exposed the scammer in February when he targeted a Allen Park man tricking him into thinking he would help his injured nephew instead, he was just working to get his personal information.
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Then over the summer he again encountered people from out of state offering private gigs with one take you needed so he could get your personal information to make reservations.
Over the weekend, the Help Me Hank team received several emails from people claiming that someone claiming to be from Eminem’s foundation had asked for donations for Toys for toddlers in Detroit.
If you don’t have a toy, that’s okay. The scammer has just asked you to provide personal information and a credit card number; his guys will do the shopping.
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