Weekly Scam Roundup: 9/16/2010

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Here are the latest submissions for my weekly scam roundup. If you have received any similar emails, please forward them along to Steve@IveTriedThat.com. I’ll post them here to help protect others from falling for these scams.

Click here for more details on these scams and how they work.

Scam Email #1

Dear Sir/Madam,

We are Oriental Petrochemical Company, We are interested in employing your service to work with us.

Also you do not need to resume at any office to get started , Its a work from home and you do not pay any fee to get started . Try now without risking your current job by sending us an email with the following informations.

Full Names……………..
Residential Address………..
Country…………………
Phone………………….
Age………………
Please if interested send your mail to me in my personal email address at
orientalpetrochemical.com@w.cn

I awaits your prompt response .

Thanks

Mr. Ben Bruce
ORIENTAL PETROCHEMICALS COMPANY
UNITED KINGDOM BRANCH OFFICE.
YORKSHIRE SO51 0HA,
ENGLAND
Phone: +4470359 84836
+4470359 54998
Fax: +44-870-490-8976
E-mail: orientalpetrochemical.com@w.cn
Website: http://www.opcegypt.com/index.htm

Scam Email #2

Costa Coffee,
Exporters of Cocoa.
20 Holloway Road,London,N8 8DB.
Company Reg NO: 3019628
VAT Reg NO:735 773 701
Phone: +447024035992 .
Fax: +44870-974-3658.
http://www.costa.co.uk

Dear Sir/Madam,
The above named company based in the United Kingdom needs Representatives world wide. As our Representative in your country, you will receive payments from our customers and also establish a medium of contacting
our customers in your country.

COSTA COFFEE
We are recruiting individuals to work for the Company as a representative/Book Keeper in the United States, Canada, United
kingdom,Australia, Germany, Sweden, Scotland, Poland, Belgium etc.

COSTA COFFEE
We have Customers we Supply Weekly around the world. Our Customers make payments for our Supplies every Week in form of Money Orders, Bankers Draft and Cashier’s Checks. Checks which are not Readily Cashable Outside the United States and the country of issuance.
So we need someone in the States and the above listed Countries to work as our representative and Assist us in processing the payments from Our Customers and COSTA COFFEE PLC. is offering 20% of the payment received which will be your percentage/pay on Payment processed.

For example you’ve got 3000.00USD
You take your 20% income: 200.00 USD Send to us 80%: 1,800.00 USD.

After establishing close co-operation you’ll be able to operate with larger orders and you’ll be able to earn more. Our payments will be issued out in your name and you get them cashed in your bank, deduct your weekly salary and forward the balance to the company via Western Union money transfer or Money gram money transfer.This job takes only 3-7 hours per week.

Please if you are interested, forward all required information below to our Enlisting officer;

1. Your Full Name
2. Mailing Address:
3: City
4. State:
5. Zip Code:
6. Phone Number:
7. Country:
8. Age:
9. E-mail address:

The above information should be forwarded back to Mr.John Campbell via e-mail:
costacoffe2010@rediffmail.com

We are glad to offer this job position to you. If you feel that
you are a serious and earnest worker and if you want to work for COSTA COFFEE We Await your Urgent Response.

Regards
The COSTA COFFEE CREW
United Kingdom
+447024035992
costacoffe2010@rediffmail.com
http://www.costa.co.uk

Scam Email #3

Hello Prospective Employee,

At HABITAT FOR HUMANITY, We work hard to improve and provide training, technical expertise and support in fund-raising to the national organizations in all the regions of the world. However, the actual work of HABITAT is carried out at the community level by affiliates that have been officially approved by the HFHI Board of Directors. The International Board of Directors (IBOD) are volunteers from around the world who share a deep concern for the problems of poverty housing.

JOB DESCRIPTION:
You’ve got a chance to be one of our representatives and earn a commission for funds raised.This Could earn you an average of $300-$500 weekly.
You can be rest assured that you WOULD NOT be required to pay any fees upfront and this won’t affect your current job earnings or disability payments in any way and you can conveniently work from your desk at home.

Private donations will be made in your name from our esteemed Voluntary Donors in your region and you’ll be allowed to deduct 10 percent (10%) of the total amount on these donations. This serves as your remuneration for the great service you would be rendering in support of saving lives in the third-world countries. Balances (after the 10%) shall be required to be forwarded to the Regional Co-ordinators of the various charitable projects we are involved in around the Globe.

Please Note: You won’t have to do any traveling and WILL NOT be required to pay any fees, this position won’t affect your present employment.

To apply, Kindly forward the following info: to our Human Resource Department at the email listed below for further instructions.

FULL NAME :
FULL ADDRESS :
CITY :
STATE:
ZIP CODE/POSTCODE: ..
PHONE NUMBER (S) :(must be valid) would be called to confirm.
EMAIL ADDRESS:…

Your prompt response is solicited
Coordinator’s Desk,
Habitat for Humanity
121 Habitat Street
Americus, GA 31709
USA
1-800-800-2190
Registered No. MHQLTH1084442
REPLY TO BE SENT THROUGH : habitatdonate1@gmail.com

Scam Email #4

My Name is Bruce Wilson and I am your group regional Instructor for Simon Survey
Shoppers Inc.. Henceforth. We are looking for a secret shopper around your city
and your wage is $200 per assignment.

ASSIGNMENT PACKET :
Before any assignment we would provide you with the resources needed {cash}
Mostly our company would send you a cheque Money Order which you can cash and
use for the assignment. Included to

the check / Money Order would be your assignment packet .Then we would be
providing you details on here. But you follow every single information given to
you as a secret shopper. So if you are

interested KINDLY Email me the below details to this following Email :
brucewilson@sify.com

INFORMATION BELOW TO PROCEED ON FIRST ASSIGNMENT:
Full Legal Name :
Address ( NO PO BOX ):
City :
State :
Zip code :
Country :
Nationality :
Home and Cell #
Alternate Email Address:

I will await your prompt response.
Best Wishes and Regards .
Regional Hiring Manager/ Instructor,
Contact Person: Mr Bruce Wilson
Contact Email Address : brucewilson@sify.com

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One Comment

  1. Wow, these are so obviously fake and sketchy. It’s so sad there’s still people that fall for them. :(

    Reply

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