Deputies warn Volusia residents of secret shopper scam

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VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. —

The Volusia County Sheriff's Office is warning residents of a scam disguised as a secret shopper job.

Scammers sent checks to two residents to deposit into their bank accounts and were told to put the money on prepaid cards to shop.

However, when the victims tried to use the cards, they discovered the checks sent to them were fake.

Deputies encourage residents to fully investigate any job offering before responding.