Scam Alert: Man Uses Mary Kay Business As Front

Krista Sonka is a stay at home mom, but uses Mary Kay as a side business.

She claims she nearly fell for an international scam by a man who used her business as a front.

The scammer went by the name of Carlos Deby, and was calling from a California area code, but Deby said he was in Wisconsin.

Deby ordered dozens of bottles of perfume, then asked Sonka to mail them to Gauna.

Later, he contacted Sonka through the internet, asking her to also ship cell phones to the same overseas address.

Sonka refused, and contacted police.

The suspect is using the internet to find other potential victims.

The Better Business Bureau is also looking into the case.


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  • by Anonymous on Oct 10, 2007 at 04:09 AM
    Stay at home mom
  • by Fred Location: Lexington on Oct 9, 2007 at 12:04 PM
    I'd be a little suspicious of a man selling make up anyway...
  • by alex Location: hazard on Oct 9, 2007 at 07:46 AM
    this man was obviously doing this to make easy cash. he probably wanted to make sime drug money. he sucks
  • by c Location: fkt on Oct 8, 2007 at 04:44 PM
    Thank God she did not fall for this scam! You just cannot trust anyone these days! Before during ANY business with anyone, check with the BBB first! I'm a stay at home mom and have looked into several business opportunities and they ALL are SCAMS. I just gave up on the idea of extra income via the internet!

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