Am i committing fraud?

I just turned 17 and i recently got an e-mail saying that there was a job opening around my area for a mystery shopper role. The e-mail looked like it was from a real person not just a automated machine. The e-mail stated: We are a charter member of the Mystery-Shopping Provider's Association (MS-PA), You... show more I just turned 17 and i recently got an e-mail saying that there was a job opening around my area for a mystery shopper role. The e-mail looked like it was from a real person not just a automated machine.
The e-mail stated:

We are a charter member of the Mystery-Shopping Provider's Association (MS-PA),
You have been selected for assignment as a mystery-shoppers in your area.
You will get $200 as a commission per assignment, your employment packet will
include funds for the shopping. There's no charge to apply to become a shopper.

Payment check or money order will be a certain amount which you would be
required to cash your bank then deduct your salary, and have the rest used
for the evaluation.

Please provide the following information below if you interested.
All fields are required in order to serve you better.

- First/Last Name :
- PhysicalAddress :
- City :
- State :
- ZipCode :
- PhoneNumber :
- Sex & Age :
- CurrentJob :
- EmailAddress :

You will have access to training materials after this one complete and your full
Job Description will be sent to you prior in your assignment.

Thank you for responding, we waiting your good response.

Sincerely,
HARLEY J. ROLE
m a n a g e r


I answered everything and replied. 2 days later they said to confirm all my info again and a check would be sent to my house and further directions with it.

Today i received a check in my name for $930.00 and signed off.
Think i should cash it in?
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