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Scam Email #1
ASC Financial Management
If you would like to know more about our company, please visit our site
ASC Financial Management registered office 15, Knollpark Drive, Clarkston, Glasgow,
Lanarkshire G76 7SY are authorized and regulated by the Financial Services Authority.
Company is registered in England and Wales with company registration number 259982370
Our company has representative offices in such countries of the world as: Great Britain, France,
Japan, Spain, Germany.
We are hiring people from USA willing to work in a team of high-skilled professionals for all the
positions listed below.
Information about the Position
Gather all the information about the position that you can. All vacant position information can be
Read the Job Description and the Advertisement carefully to understand what the position is
All these positions are considered as a Full Time and Part Time job.
Job Positions Job Duties Working hours
Full Time Part Time
manager The job of an e-commerce marketing manager combines basic business management
skills with a knowledge of Internet-based computer applications. Successful candidates should
not only enjoy and be proficient at working in a technical environment, they should have the
ability to work effectively with a team in a leadership position. Monday to Friday (9 a.m till 6
p.m) 2-3 business days during the day
clerk(manager) On a typical day a correspondence manager first goes through the mail and
e-mail, arranging it so that the most important letters and e-mails will be answered first.
After putting together the necessary facts, the correspondent either types or dictates replies.
The remainder of the day is spent answering less pressing correspondence. Companies
frequently expect their correspondents to meet quotas—that is, to produce a certain number
of replies each day. By the end of the day all letters and e-mail dictated by the correspondent
are typed and proofread. The correspondent attaches the necessary enclosures and puts the
letters in the mail. Monday to Friday (9 a.m till 6 p.m) 2-3 business days during the day
Some correspondence manager specialize in a particular aspect of their company’s business. For
example, credit correspondents are skilled at writing letters urging customers to pay bills. Other
correspondents answer product queries regarding, for example, what a product does or how
much it costs. Still others deal only with customer complaints.
Typist Operates keyboard or other data entry device to enter data into computer or onto magnetic
tape or disk for subsequent entry: Enters alphabetic, numeric, or symbolic data from source
documents into computer, using data entry device, such as keyboard or optical scanner, and
following format displayed on screen. Compares data entered with source documents, or re-
enters data in verification format on screen to detect errors. Deletes incorrectly entered data, and
re-enters correct data. May compile, sort, and verify accuracy of data to be entered. May keep
record of work completed. Monday to Friday (9 a.m till 6 p.m) 2-3 business days during the day
ORDER MANAGER Processes orders for material or merchandise received by mail, telephone,
or personally from customer or company employee, manually or using computer calculating
machine: Edits orders received for price and nomenclature. Informs customer of unit prices,
shipping date, anticipated delays, and any additional information needed by customer, using mail
or telephone. Writes or types order form, or enters data into computer, to determine total cost
for customer. Records or files copy of orders received according to expected delivery date. May
route orders to departments for filling and follow up on orders to ensure delivery by specified
dates and be designated Telephone-Order Dispatcher (clerical). May compute price, discount,
sales representative’s commission, and shipping charges. Monday to Friday (9 a.m till 6 p.m) 2-3
business days during the day
Our commitment to being a Preferred Employer starts with how we meet the benefit needs of our
staff. Our benefits package offers a variety of choices to protect the welfare of each employee
and the employee’s family.
MEDICAL AND DENTAL INSURANCE Eligible employees may choose from a variety of
plans to meet their medical and dental insurance needs.
RETIREMENT PLANS Two retirement plans are offered to meet the retirement planning needs
of our employees: a 401(a) and a 403(b).
PAID LEAVE We provide a generous Paid Time Off and Holiday Leave plan.
DISABILITY AND AD&D) Provided at no cost to our employees.
LONG-TERM DISABILITY INSURANCE Employees may purchase Group Long-term
Disability coverage on a cost-share basis.
ASSISTANCE Educational Assistance is available to employees for work-related courses,
certificates, and degree programs.
DEVELOPMENT FUNDS Employees are encouraged to attend non-degree courses and
seminars and to participate in other professional activities.
PROGRAM We provide an interest-free loan to qualified employees.
OTHER BENEFITS Free parking or Metrochek available Flex-time Employee recognition
programs Employee assistance program
You will receive training before starting work.
The company will provide FREE On-line Education Training.
-You don’t need to attend seminars, lectures etc and pay for the training courses.
-You don’t need any special education.
-You don’t really need to buy any special equipment, just use your computer and internet
We are providing E- Commerce Level 2 Training for you absolutely FREE. There are no hidden
The course is 10 days and will be run on the next day after you fill out your application form,
and send us an Internet message.
You will be paid during the training courses daily.
The training period wage shall amount $50 for each training day (2 hours training day, $25.00
per hour), $500 for 10 training days.
On-line Training is a proven, flexible way for you to take training courses at a time and place
that suits you.
Our interactive online training courses are detailed-guided courses that reinforce lessons with
interactivity, assignments and self- tests.
We know that how we develop our employees and their skills will determine our future success.
We continually encourage employees to enhance their skills and knowledge, and have created a
organization focused on providing new opportunities for growth and professional development.
Your pay will be deposited to an account at a bank or credit union of your choice.
After you finish the training courses, you become a company employee and will get a certified
Should you accept this offer, your BASE will be :
FULL-TIME -$36500 PER YEAR*
PART-TIME -$14500 PER YEAR*
Starting salary $22.50/hour (full-time) and $19.50/hour (part-time), paid in biweekly installments
by your choice of check or direct deposit.
Performance Bonuses: Up to three percent of your annual gross salary, paid quarterly by your
choice of check or direct deposit.
The training period wage shall amount $50 for each training day (2 hours training day , $50.00
per hour ), $500 for 10 training days.
During the training period you will be paid daily.
*PAYABLE IN BIWEEKLY INSTALLMENTS BASED ON 26 PAYS PER YEAR.
In the future, after raising the level of skills, there is a possibility of having business trips to
Great Britain (all the expenses, including abode, traveling expenses and travel allowance, are
paid by the company).
NO MONEY NEEDED FOR JOB [TRAINING COURSES] OR ANYTHING. THE
COMPANY WILL PAY FOR IT ALL.
HOW TO APPLY
If you are interested in the position and ready to start working, please fill out the attached
employment application and send it in reply to this e-mail address. You can fill it out on your PC
or print it out and fill it by hand (in that case please write block letters; illegible applications may
be excluded from consideration). You will be contacted by a company manager within 24 hours.
Scam Email #2
On Thu, Jul 29, 2010 at 6:23 AM, Construction Services and Sales Inc
This is Gloria Jacobs. I am recruiter of our Staff Department. We read your
information & We sure you’re great candidate for the vacancy of Financial
For more information about available vacancy, go to this link:
this position could be the great complement to your during work.
Pls see there to find info about our company:
If you are interested, e-mail me immediately.
Scam Email #3
We are accepting applications from qualified individuals to become Paid
Surveyors. We have an assignment in your area and we would like you to
(DIVINE CONSULTANCY SERVICES) is an internet based customer experience
management agency. Our clientele includes businesses in many countries.
We serve clients in every region and have a growing membership of about
20,000 members worldwide.
We provide customer experience management services to our clients and
businesses worldwide. By so doing our clients are able to serve their
own end customers better. One of our tasks is to evaluate the quality of
businesses and financial services in your area, businesses like Wal-Mart
Western Union, Banks, Moneygram, Hospital, Restaurants, Hotels and other
business franchise or financial services etc.
This is done through your assistance as a Paid Surveyor. As a Paid
Surveyor you get paid to conduct a Simple Survey and provide valuable
Customer Service Feedback to us.
Your feed back is used to prepare our evaluation which is then presented
to our clients that is all. You will be required to visit businesses and
franchise locations like stores, restaurants, banks, movie theaters,
hotels and other businesses in your area as an ‘undercover customer’.
Your job is just to act like any regular customer and perform a normal
business transaction while you conduct a simple survey and gather
information about the quality of service by staff, behavior of staff and
other issues at such locations.
You will be given an assignment to perform which will deal with reported
issues about businesses in your area and you will be asked to go as a
undercover customer to such locations. During the assignment you will
visit the locations and make several observations as regards the
customer service. You will be required to interact with the shop clerk
or staff. Please note; you are not spending your own money for any
assignment. All funds required will be provided by our clients and sent
to you to complete your assignment. You only need to perform your task
successfully and give us feed back.
Registration is FREE. Your payment will depend on the actual assignment
you choose to undertake. You will be paid in full in advance to perform
your assignment. The minimum pay is 200 dollars per survey and up to
500 dollars per survey assignment you undertake. Also on top of being
paid you are also allowed to keep purchases made if any purchase was
done by you during any assignment.
If you are interested then kindly send us your:
SIGN UP INFORMATION
Cell Phone Number;
Home Phone Number;
Current Occupation (If employed);
Prefered Email Address
For membership and join a growing network of about 20,000 members in the
US, Canada, China, Asia, Europe, Middle East and Africa. I assure you
that we will respect your privacy and your information is very well
protected with the very best and robust encryption technology in the
market place and very safe with us. Note; we reserve the right to
decline any application for membership.
Kindly send us an email with ALL the details requested above. Incomplete
information will not be accepted. We will get back to you shortly with
an assignment in your area.
NOTE: IF this message is in your bulk/spam folder transfer to your
in-box before you reply..
Note: Send your response to: email@example.com
Thank you for your time. We look forward to working with you.
(DIVINE CONSULTANCY SERVICES)
Scam Email #4
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Date: Sun, Jul 25, 2010 at 7:11 AM
Subject: Re: Customer Service Position
Company Name ; Premier Textiles Ltd
Detailed Job Description – Entry Level; Data Entry.
The primary goal of the Data Entry Agent is to provide local customer support to our clients within North America. This includes providing convenient payment options and informing them of shipping and the terms of sale.
You will be assisting our clients within North America, the assistance to be provided will include: payment collections and customer service via email..
Your duties will include:
– Collecting Local Payments
When a buyer in the US decides to purchase an item through an online auction from our sellers he has the following payment options: pay pal, international wire transfer, international check, local certified check or local wire transfer. The quickest option of these is local wire transferring. Local wire transfers and certified checks are the options that the sales support representative will provide to the clients.
– Managing Data
Along with the payments received from buyers you will be receiving details for these sales. These details will include items sold, price, and buyer’s information. You are to file and maintain these purchasing records and transactions.
– Forwarding of the Payments
Once you receive each payment you will be keeping 8% as commission and forwarding the rest to the seller or representative, whose information will be provided prior each transaction. It is crucial to complete forwarding of the payments in a time efficient manner.
You will be submitting brief reports, weekly reports, and monthly reports. Weekly and monthly reports are to be done in Excel format and are to summarize all transactions completed within the week, or month.
Here is an example of a brief report:
Date: Jan 30 2009
Buyer: Amber Simonds
Item: Plastic Rubber
Price: $ 1,850
Commission 8%: $ 148
Fees: $ 85
Total Forwarded: $1617
Forwarded to: Godwin Newton, Whitefield ,United Kingdom
Reference Numbers: 23497839
– Fees, and Transferring Procedures
All fees are covered by the company. The fees for transferring are simply deducted from the payments received. No client will contact you during initial stage of the trial period. After three weeks of the trial period you will begin to have contact with the buyers via email in regards to collection of the payments. For the first three weeks you will simply receive all of the transferring details, and payments, along with step by step guidance from your supervisor. You will be forwarding the received payments through wire service.
During the trial period, you will be paid 1,800USD per month while working on average 3hours per day, Monday-Friday, plus 5% commission from every payment received and forwarded. After the trial period your base pay salary will go up to 2,400USD per month, plus 5% commission.
You will receive a monthly invoice stating your total income. All applicable taxes are covered by the company.
Your First Primary task (Collection of Payments)
1. Receive payment from our Customers or Clients.
2. Cash Payment at your Bank or any cashing facilities near you.
3. Deduct 10 % which will be your percentage/pay on Payment processed
4. Forward balance after deduction of percentage/pay to any of the offices you will be contacted to send payment to, you’ll have a lot of free time doing another job, because this job schedule is flexible,you’ll get good income .This job is very challenging and you should understand it.
– To Apply
Kindly fill in the needed information below and have it emailed to ( firstname.lastname@example.org ) so we can have your application processed and shortlisted applicants will be notified through email.
* Full Names:
* Address(Not A P.O BOX):
* Apt Number :
* Postal Code:
* Present Occupation:
* Marital Status:
The employee,acknowledged the Trial and Detailed Job Description
and signed _______________
(First Name and Last Name of Employee)
Kobe Brooks & Molly Geodecke