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Scam Email #1
From: Gregory Myers [mailto: email@example.com ]
Subject: Job opening
Multinational corporation Centre Live Auction, settled in the USA, is looking for new representatives for work at distant office, in the UK. We propose flexible schedules full-time and part-time available. These careers concentrate on granting administrative help in online auction sales.
Centre Live Auction provides with best auction decisions, based on market research and development as well as database control.
The particular duties of the job as a Assistant will include but are not limited to: compiling and maintaining records of business transactions; preparing and sending out invoices and checks; performing basic bookkeeping and routine tasks such as operating the administrative and partially financial fields of the Centre Live Auction businesses, working on payroll, and other clerical activities.
– Giving a priority to customer needs manager
– Shows a high level of personal reporting
– Thinks about the team first over individual agendas
– Internet Access
– Microsoft Office
– Basic Accounting Skills
If you are intrigued in above-mentioned proposition please contact us via email.
Have a happy day,
Centre Live Auction Team
Scam Email #2
From: “Larry Davis”
Thank you for taking your time to read this email and I humbly hope it will be the beginning of new opportunities.
I am looking for someone who can handle my personal and business errands at his or her spare time.
Someone who can offer me these services:
* Mail services:
This will include receiving my mails and dropping them off at the post.
* Shopping for gifts:
I will pay you in advance to do my shopping. I will also have my mails and packages forwarded to your address.
* Bill Payments:
Paying bills on my behalf.
* Sit for deliveries (at your home) or pick items up at a nearby Post Office at your convenience:
If you will be unable to stay at your house to get my mails, I can have it shipped to a post office near you and then you can pick it up at your convenience. When you get my mails or packages, you will be required to mail them to where I want them mailed to. You don’t have to put money out of your pocket, all you have to do is have packages sent to any address given to you.
Finally, I would have loved to meet up with you to talk about this job but I am currently away in Spain for business purposes. Consequently, there will be no official interview for this job. However, I will conduct a basic background check before reaching my final decision.
Contact me via email(firstname.lastname@example.org)
Scam Email #3
From: MSN UK
Subject: JOB OFFER!
CAPITAL INTERNATIONAL HOTEL LONDON
67 Leicester Square
London, WC2H 7LA.
+44 70 170 29585
As per above request we need manpower to work in Capital International Hotel in UK. The total requirements will be 150 workers. Workers that have the ability to work hard only need to apply and must agreed to abide by the hotel´s rules and regulations.
Bio-data’s of these workers in advance for us to do the shortlist before conduction of interview .Also important they must speak some English during interview.
Capital International provides opportunities in the following fields for the qualified personnel for the last many years.
Engineering, Marketing & Sales Skilled Labour, Computer and Telecoms, Geology, Project Management, Receptionist, Computer Engineering, Service Technicians, Maintenance, Technical/Design Engineering, Information Technology, Administrative, Commissioning and Medical Experts, Front Desk Officer, Front Office Assistant, Front Office Executive Female, HR Manager, Accountant, Bell Boy, Laundry Man, Continental Cook, AC Mechanic, Chef De Partie, Sous Chef, 1st Commis, 2nd Commis, 3rd Commis, Kitchen artist, Baker, Butcher, Restaurant Manager, Waitress, Waiter, Order Taker, Book Keepers, House Keepers, Laundry Staff, Stewarding Staff, Gym Instructor, Drivers etc…
They will be tested on the spot and interviewed by the hotel management. Salary: is very attractive depending on experience to be found in our salary and benefit which will be forwarded to you for your perusal. Overtime: 2 hrs/day . Public Holiday / Sunday: Double Pay
If you can meet our requirement please reply with your resume for further procedures to this email address email@example.com The management will take care of your feeding, accommodation including your air ticket. We will provide all the relevant backup documents to enable the applicant get his or her visa at UK-Embassy in the applicant´s country. For more details and procedure send your Names, Country of origin, sex and age. These required data can even be written in C.V / Resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
Group Application :
Applicants can apply in group of 1 – 15 – 30 men / women.
Single Application :
A single applicant accepted
Elegant International Hotel London
Vacancy Manager & HR Officer
Mr. Lester Ray
Tel: +44 70 170 29585
Scam Email #4
Attention : Sir/Madam
JOB OPPORTUNITIES IN SHELL OIL COMPANY MALAYSIA.
This is to Let the General Public Know about the Job Openings at Shell Oil
In the below Message you will find the current positions where expatriates are
needed in our Company.
All the positions include these below benefits:
1. Five Bedroom Flat Duplex
2. Free Medical & Travel Insurance
3. 10 Days Leave/break/Vacation after every 90 working days
4. Flight Fares (Air Tickets)
5. Free Toyota Camry 2007 Model.
A. Current CV/Resume
B. One Reference Letter.
C. Passport Copy.
The Documents ABC should be provide to us through scan e-mail attachment For
fast processing, because all the Listed positions Below need expatriates” who
Can be able to start up employment on November/December 2010, and all the
Arrangement need to be made as fast as possible.
So kindly reply us with your current CV/Resume for our confirmation to enable
to proceed regarding to employ you in our organization and also indicate the
position you are interested in.
THE FOLLOWING ARE THE VACANCIES WE HAVE:
Marine Operations Manager
Geo technical Engineer
Marine Project Engineer
H SEQ Manager
Production development Executive
SHELL Oil Company has welcomed this noble call. Do you have a dream of working
in SHELL Oil Company Malaysia contact us for more details you may wish to call
undersigned for urgent response!
Shell Oil Company Malaysia
Address, 10th Floor, Bangunan Shell
Off Jalan Semantan
PO. Box 11027, 50732
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Dr. Abdul Rahman
Head Recruitment Manager