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Scam Email #1
Thank you for applying in a part-time position with Total City Group. We’ve reviewed the resume, and I’m pleased to offer you a chance to apply for our Sales Assistant Agent vacancy.
Please follow this link to read to familiarize yourself with the detailed job description: http://www.totalcitygroup-inc.com/vacancies-details.php?id=payment
Please read also our FAQ here: http://www.totalcitygroup-inc.com/faq.php#fq_1
You’ll find the answers to most questions.
You may also hold a position in a different company as our vacancy won’t occupy a lot of time.
Requirements for the Sales Assistant Agent position:
– THE CITIZENSHIP OF THE USA is a must.
– Over 18 years old
– 1-4 hours of free time per week
Sales Assistant Agent position obligations:
– Work efficiency
– Monthly report under performed operations
Sales Assistant Agent position payment:
– every transaction’s commission is not less than 8%.
– the first probation month – $2,300 (it’ll grow up to $3,000 in future)
Our company undertakes to cover transmission and all other expenses at its own cost.
If you agree to work for our company, it is necessary for you to:
1) To register yourself on the company’s web-site as a Sales Assistant Agent.
WHEN REGISTERING, FILL IN YOUR DATA CORRECTLY.
Please register using the link below :
2) Follow the instructions indicated on the site in the course of registration (fill in the Contract, etc).
Our web-site is: http://www.totalcitygroup-inc.com
Total City Group
Scam Email #2
Thank you for the interest to our offer!
Our company currently seeking Customer Service Representative to join our team.
Employee Type: Part-Time Employee
The major duty of the incumbent is to promptly receive and process stockbrokers payments to further transfer them applying specified method. Please inquire for detailed work scheme.
– Expert skill in managing payments and transfers between our company and clients.
– Knowledge of basic payment systems.
– Ability to schedule working hours effectively.
– Availability of spare time (3-4 hours per day).
– Advanced user ability to operate computer and to use Internet and e-mail.
– Legal age.
Payment basis: During the trial period you will be paid 1500 GBP per month. You will also be keeping 5% commission as bonus from every payment received from a client.
With the current volume of clients on average your overall income will add up to 3000 GBP per month. After the trial period your base salary will go up to 2000 GBP per month, plus 8% commission (11% for financial agents with corporate bank account).
– Flexible work schedule.
– Possibility to combine the job with primary employment.
– Free training course.
If you would like to apply to this vacancy and inquire more detailed information, please reply email to our Customer Service Representatives Manager.
Western Trust Solutions Plc.
Scam Email #3
HINO MOTORS LTD
Lot P.T. 24, Jalan 223, Section 51A
46100 Petaling Jaya,
Selangor Darul Ehsan,
I am Mr Tadaaki Jagawa Chairman of the Board of Hino Motors. Hino Motors was Founded 1910 and Established May 1, 1942. Our Group’s principal activities are to develop,manufacture and market diesel trucks and buses, passenger cars and pick up trucks,semi-tractors, special purpose vehicles such as large-sized sight seeing and route buses,internal combustion engines and spare parts. The Group’s main products are diesel trucks and buses,special-purpose vehicles, industrial and marine diesel engines and commissioned vehicles.
The operations are carried out through following divisions:Trucks and Buses;Consigned Production;Replacement Parts and Others. People around the world expect more than ever of trucks and buses. Hino has adopted a global perspective in addressing needs in trucks and buses.
Ever true to the spirit of Customer First, Hino has evoked that spirit in building operations around the world. The company’s management vision for 2010 calls for positioning HINO as a truly globalbrand, and everyone in the Hino organization is working hard to achieve that goal.
The purpose of us contacting you is because you live outside MALAYSIA and the reason we seek your assistance is that American, Canadian and Europe cheques take a long time to clear here in MALAYSIA, thereby holding business down for my associates and us. Presently, we already have customers who are ready to remit payment to us, and for every payment made through you to us, 8% commission will be given to you as our representative. Please to facilitate the conclusion of this transaction if accepted, Do send your information below
1.Name In Full:
2.Full Contact Address/State:
NOTE: You do not have to leave your present job and no money will be require from you. My regards to your family and associate.
Await your responce as soon as possible.
Mr Tadaaki Jagawa,
Hino Motors Ltd.
Scam Email #4
STANLEY FURNITURE COMPANY
We have a job opening for the position of Accounts recievable position.
Would you like to work from your home and get paid weekly?
We are offering this position to all interested applicants.
Please carefully read through.STANLEY FURNITURE COMPANY is a well established Manufacturing
Firm,That delivers high quality precision furnitures products to some of the
largest and best known companies in far back Asia ,the Regions Of America and Rest of The world for a long time.
You will find our high quality furnitures in the BEST products on the market today.
We serve the entire United States and a growing export market in the United Kingdom and Europe,
particularly in the supplies of selected products. Superior products including Sofas &
Loveseats,Bedding Ensembles, Chairs & Ottomans. Your primary task for now , as
a representative of the company is to coordinate payments from customers and
help us with the payment process.You are not involved in any sales. Once orders
are received and sorted we deliver the product to a customer. After this has
been done the customer has to pay for the products but in most cases we make
our clients prepay for orders or items they order for.
About 90 percent of our customers in the United Kingdom and Europe
prefer to pay through Certified Checks or Money Orders drawn from the United Kingdom and Europe.
We have decided to open this new contract -to-hire job position for solving this problem.
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 freetime doing
another job, because this job is part time, you’ll get good income.But this job
is very challenging and you should understand it. We are considering your
application because you satisfy our requirements and we are sure you will be an
earnest assistant till we start running our branch office in your state.Get
back to us with information below information , so that we can add your mailing
address to our Regional database and forward it to our customers for them to
Address Line 1……………
Address Line 2……………
YOUR PREFFERED MODE OF COMMUNICATION EITHER BY PHONE OR BY EMAIL.
Your response to this email is needed , so that we can reconfirm your mailing
address details we have in our database.
We will be updating you as soon as the payment is being sent to you and you
will be directed as to where to have the remaining 90% of the money sent to,
after the deduction of your 10% pay on any payments received and processed by
A swift acknowledgement of the receipt of this email will be appreciated.
Thanks For Your Total Understanding.
Staffing and Recruiting Dept,