With a week to go before his next court appearance in his felony trial, it seems blogger/travel strategist/social media engagement wizard Steven Frischling is losing it even more than usual. Check out this pile he posted on twitter today:
Who except for Steven Frischling and his gullible sidekick would believe this?
First, you don't receive checks from "very large corporations" for no reason.
Second, checks from "very large corporations" don't have descriptions as stupid and Frischling-contrived as "Social Media Engagement Advancement - Twitter".
Third, no corporation is going to pay someone who is not under contract. No corporation is going to suddenly track you down via your online profile and send you a check unbeknownst to you. You want to know why? Because every penny they spend must be and will be reported to the IRS. Before they will send you a penny, they will determine you are legally able to work in the United States and will send you paperwork to fill out that requires your Social Security number. (Unless this "very large corporation" is an international one.... which is even more laughable.)
A commenter on our previous post nailed it on the head: Receiving a surprise check is every freelancer's fantasy. Getting paid to Tweet is Frischling's wet dream. And as we have all witnessed through the years, Frischling loves to share his daydreams as though they actually happened.
Here's the cash Frischling got when he took the check to the bank: