A SCAMMER claiming to be a beauty agent convinced a woman to shave her head for thousands of dollars.
Megan Randolph, from Layton, Utah, said her confidence has been “rocked” after the con artist targeted her via text and convinced the model to shave off her hair and eyebrows for an “online campaign” in exchange for cash.
But the money never came and the scammer, who claimed to be a rep for Redken beauty and hair care products, vanished along with the phone number which is now out of service.
Randolph, who has been out of work since last year, told KUTV: “I am a little devastated… but it is just hair and it will grow back. I wasn’t scammed out of anything but it’s malicious; it’s 100 per cent cruel.”
Now she wants to spread the word about the scam and make sure others don’t fall prey to the same trick.
When Randolph first received the text, she and her husband tried to verify the number and it did show it was registered to Redken – but it was probably a phone trick used to mimic numbers for caller ID.
The husband also called the number to hear a voicemail service,…