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.
Scam Email #1
Ferguson Plumbing Supplies Company
12500 Jefferson Avenue,
Newport News, Virginia
23602, USA .
If you have access to a computer, and have up to three hours spare time per-week. you can get paid, would you like to work part or full time online, and get paid weekly? If yes,then please read carefully.
Ferguson is a diverse wholesale distributor with operations spanning multiple business groups. The company is ranked as the largest plumbing wholesaler in North America. Ferguson is also the industry’s second largest distributor of pipes, valves and fittings, waterworks, and heating and cooling equipment in North America.
We are currently seeking part or full time employees for our ever-growing accounts receivable department. Through extensive demographic research, we have discovered a wealth of untapped human resources that, for one reason or another, need the freedom to work from home. If this sounds like you, please read on, and consider becoming part of our company family.
as part of our ongoing Multi Level Marketing Network,we seek capable individuals to work for us as our representative.You can easily make $700-$2000 or more in a week by working for us as Sub-contractor in your geographical location, you will be in charge of collecting payment on behalf of our affiliates and Small
business organizations that are registered under us. Does it sounds like your dream job? Well, it certainly for 10,000+current members who are making $700- $2,000 weekly online with this system.
Note that no form of investment of is needed from you and this job will take only 1-3 hours of your time per week.
The position of Accounts Receivable officer entails the following duties: coordinate payments from our clients, receive payments which come in form of certified checks or united states postal money orders, process payments at your local bank, and forward 90% of funds received to the proper branch office, as instructed. The remaining 10% is your wage. Since this position is need-based, you will have plenty of free time while enjoying a good income.
Every assignment in form of payment received from clients, you’re entitled to 10% which excludes the cost of processing western union to any regional office accountant
Also you get a monthly salary of $1500 which comes at the end of every month, plus other incentives and benefits that accrue, which includes tax holidays.
INTERESTED APPLICANTS (HOW TO APPLY)
Interested applicants should reply with full name, full residential address, phone numbers, and email address, so that one of our Human Resource Managers can contact you through email, with an approval letter if the management decides youre a successful candidate. Please specify the best way to contact you in your reply email.
We appreciate your interest in Ferguson Plumbing Supplies Company.
Human Resources Department,
PO Box 2778,
12500 Jefferson Avenue,
Newport News, Virginia,
Scam Email #2
I have received on my e-mail an employment contract from Banco popular and I guess it is a fake one… please advise me… below is a copy and paste from the email content and the contract was attached….
As per the result of the screening, we are to announce to you that you have been successfully accepted as one of the chosen international applicants at Banco Popular.
The hard copies of the contract documents has been dispatched to our nominated travel company, because they are in charge of all the issuance of Work Permit and Flight ticket to our chosen applicants.
Kindly contact EZ-DANIEL Travel according to their contact information as stated in the contract, you should have to indicate the following (ID# 523), as to enable them to give you an immediate attention.
Note: 1. Your contract is valid for 12 months, a final confirmation and endorsement of your contract shall be made upon the confirmation of the Prototype copy of your work permit and flight ticket.
Note: 2. You have to make sure that you secure your traveling documents and flight ticket within 1 week of confirming Soft copies of contract / offer documents.
Congratulations, we hope to confirm and endorse your contract documents within the next 1 week, you should secure your traveling documents and flight ticket within 1 week, all the expenses which you are going to make during the processing of your traveling documents and flight ticket with our nominated travel company shall be fully reimburse upon your arrival.
Find attached below, the Contract Terms and Agreement, It is required that you go through the Contract Terms and Agreement and if it’s okay by you, sign and return to us with copies of your academic records.
Graduate Development & Recruitment Coordinator
80 Kronprindsen Gade, Charlotte Amalie
St Thomas, VI 00802 USA
Tel:- (877) 207-8099 Ext. 719
Scam Email #3
For more than 100 years Bassett has provided families with well-made, affordable home furnishings. It was the mission of our founders to make quality furniture at a price that families could afford. That same goal remains today. Today’s Bassett is a group of over 130 stores located in the United States, Puerto Rico and Canada. Bassett stores offer affordable, finely crafted furniture, lamps, rugs, mirrors and artwork for every room of the home.
Much of Bassett’s furniture and accessories can be delivered almost immediately. Bassett also offers customization programs for upholstery, dining, home storage and home entertainment furniture. The customization programs are sophisticated – offering multiple customizable options for each piece of furniture, with delivery in as little as 30 days.
Bassett shopping experiences are easy and enjoyable thanks to the services of professional Design Consultants. Design Consultants can coordinate an entire house full of furniture purchases including in-home visits or simply offer an opinion. All Design Consultant services are complimentary.In recent years, Bassett has expanded its offerings to include a wide range of stylish, high-quality lamps, rugs, mirrors, artwork, bedding and accessories so that it’s easy for customers to furnish an entire coordinating room with one visit if desired.
We serve the entire United States and a growing export market,particularly in the supplies of selected products. Superior products including Sofas & Love seats, Bedding Ensembles, Chairs& Ottomans.Your primary task for now, is to receive excess funds from My company Gross Profit and Income Revenue,so that the GOVERNMENT can reduce the total TAX and EXCHANGE rate on GOODS AND SERVICES of my company.
This is an opportunity for us to help the less PRIVILEGE,RETIRED PERSONALS AND SENIOR CITIZENS. We doing this to serve GOD better as a good Christian,due to the global down fall of the economy.I hope you understand that charges and tax are much more cheaper to individuals than companies.So we are making use of this opportunity to help others and our company.If you are satisfied with this kindly email me back so that I can forward details that will be needed from you in other to get the Money.Bank account will be the preferred mode of payment to you . I hope you understand all of I said.It is Absolutely Legal.A swift acknowledgment of the receipt of this email will be appreciated.
Thanks for Your Total Understanding.
Social and Environmental Development Dept,
Email Mr John for more details: email@example.com
Phone Number: (773) 789-7002
Scam Email #4
From The Human Resource Manager of CHEV OIL. Our company is the one of the leading oil selling company in Europe. We sell OIL to clients in U.S.A, Europe, Australia and Asian countries.
A new job is open for you in your area, it is a work from home office position. If you choose to work with us, you do not need to quit your present job, or have problems with your employers as this is on a part time basis.
Our Company seeks the service of a part time employees for our ever-growing Accounts Receivable Department. Through extensive demographic research, we have discovered a wealth of untapped resources. Please read on, and consider becoming member of our company family, as part of our ongoing Multi Level Marketing Network, we seek capable individuals to work for us as our representative. You can easily make $400-$600 or more in a week by working for us as Sub-contractor in your geographical location, you will be in charge of collecting payments from our distributors and Small business organizations that are registered under us.
Note that no form of investment is needed from you. This job will take only 1-3 hours of your time per week.
THIS IS WHAT IT ENTAILS:
1. Get/receive payment from clients/Customers.
2. Process Payments at your Bank.
3. Deduct 10%, which is your commission/Payment on each payment received.
4. Keep record of all payments received/processed
5. Forward the remaining 90% to the information that will be provided later on.
18 Years or older
With PC knowledge and e-mail and Internet experience (minimal)
Dr. Raymond Walter,
Human Resource Dept.