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Scam Email #1
From: UNITED BANK OF AFRICA
Reply-To: UNITED BANK OF AFRICA
Subject: Hurry! participate and respond
AmeriCares is an international relief organization whose passion to help is matched by an ability to deliver. Whether it’s an epic disaster or a daily struggle, AmeriCares goes to extraordinary lengths to ensure that medicines, medical supplies and aid reach individuals in need wherever they are, whenever they need it. In a quarter of a century, we have delivered aid to 147 countries through our various donation coordinator consultants around the world.
YOUR PRIMARY DUTIES
Your primary task for now, as an Independent Donation Coordinator is to coordinate donation in your regions,distribute donation materials within your region at your convenience which will be provided for free.We hereby need a Donation Coordinator personnel representative who would form synergy with our donation consultants,handle charity social activities and you would also handle other errand on our behalf.
As a D.C regardless of your role, you will have the opportunity to make an impact. We look for people who are ready to be given responsibility and who take initiative in solving problems. At AmeriCares, you will work with smart and compassionate consultants , be eligible for good benefits, and be a part of a mission driven culture.We seek passionate and dedicated professionals and non professional who are committed to the mission of humanitarian aid and get paid while rendering the services.
1. Distribution of flyers and project T-shirts,Polo shirts,face caps, stickers, and other awareness materials.
2. Promoting donation projects and ultimately maximizing and increasing the referral of potential donors.
3. Collection of donations in your region and take records.
4. Collection of Donation payment and process securely .
5. Purchasing item and sending out of goods to instructed regions.
6. Co-ordination of meeting with prospective donors in your region.
7. Keeping Record of each donation payment received and processed.
8. Posting ads on Internet and news paper once instructed.
9. Distribution of letter’s to prospective donors in your region.
10. Scheduling programmer’s, flights and keeping up to date with them current project of the organization.
11. Your weekly allowance will be $250 and your monthly salary will be discussed and upon confirmation of appointment.
If you are interested in working with us,Kindly reconfirm your information again.
Address(Not P.O Box):
Yahoo Messenger ID:
You will receive another Email once you are finally accepted. But first provide the required information above for verification .If you have a job presently this will not affect your current work.The working hours will be flexible.You will be working from the comfort of your home office.You will be contacted on phone for further clarification once your information has been confirmed.Kindly provide a fax number if you have one to received updated information swiftly once it’s available.Hear from you at your soonest convenience. Have a splendid weekend.
937 412 4155
Scam Email #2
from: Joe Wooves firstname.lastname@example.org
Atlantic Electrical Company. Ltd is a Latvian company based in United Kingdom. We deals with timbers and wood. We need a representative that will be helping us receive Payment from our customers in europe.
1, Receive payment from our customers
2, Get the payment cashed at the bank
3, Deduct 10% for your self as your own weekly income
4, send the remaining 90% to our raw material suppliers
If you are interested in becoming our Payment representative, apply within and
get back to us with the requirements below.
1, You must have computer idea:
2, full name:
3, home address:
6, zip/postal codes:
Send all requirements to:email@example.com
Hope to read from you as soon as possible.
Scam Email #3
from: Celestan, Karen A firstname.lastname@example.org
Good day to you. Anping Wire Mesh Ltd, is company that is engaged in the
manufacture and sales of metal wire mesh and wire mesh products. We are
presently looking for representatives/payment collectors who will represent us
in your region.
Furthermore, you would also be entitled to amonthly salary of $3,000.00 USD.
Human Resources Department based in London, United Kingdom,
Name: Mr. Lee Thompson
Address: Broadwick Street Westminster, London W1F, UK.
Thanks for your anticipated action and we hope to hearing from you soon.
Copyright@ 2009 Anping Wire Mesh Co., Ltd.
All rights reserved
Scam Email #4
Schlumberger Asia Services Ltd.
14th Floor, Tower C, Building No 10,
DLF Cyber City, Phase II,
Gurgaon – 122 002 ,India.
Main Telephone: +91 995 3526 627
Main Fax: +91 124 382 6208
Reply path: email@example.com
REF: SCHLUMBERGER DIRECT RECRUITMENTS OFFER SEPTEMBER 2011.
About Schlumberger :
Schlumberger is the leading oilfield services provider, trusted to deliver superior results and improved E&P performance for oil and gas companies around the world. Through our well site operations and in our research and engineering facilities, we are working to develop products, services and solutions that optimize customer performance in a safe and environmentally sound manner.
Who We Are:
A Tradition of Excellence
Since the early years of the 20th century, Schlumberger has been measuring the world – providing precise analysis and detailed interpretation of the subsurface of our planet. We supply our clients with the advanced technologies and expertise required to identify, develop and manage hydrocarbons effectively.
Our values, conduct and behavior
Three well-established company values underpin our work: Our people thrive on the challenge to excel in any environment, and their dedication to safety and customer service worldwide is our greatest strength. Our commitment to technology and quality is the basis for our competitive advantage. Our determination to produce superior profits is the cornerstone for our future independence of action and growth.
One of our greatest strengths is the diversity of our workforce, with men and women of many nationalities and backgrounds working together and sharing common objectives. Schlumberger does not have a ‘nationality’ that describes its culture, but operates in a truly global fashion throughout the world. As a company, we encourage fair employment practices worldwide and offer equal opportunities to all our employees. We also try to take family considerations into account in any decisions about personnel matters or assignments.
As a business and a community of individuals, Schlumberger is connected to global challenges that also impact our employees, contractors, suppliers, clients, shareholders, families and communities. At Schlumberger, global citizenship reflects the diversity and integrity of our workforce. Drawn from 140-plus nationalities working in approximately 80 countries, our employees embody the qualities of global citizens: maintaining high standards of behavior wherever we operate.
At Schlumberger, we take on some of the most complex technical and engineering challenges in the industry.
From day one, we immerse our people in a culture built on innovation, teamwork and true global thinking. We offer you the training, support and opportunities to enable you to take your talents even further than you
ever thought possible. It takes dedication. Every person in Schlumberger is committed to delivering the best possible performance—anytime, anywhere. It is challenging. Our cutting-edge technology is tested in the most extreme conditions on earth—from arctic, to desert, to more than five miles beneath the ocean floor. You’ll be tested as well—from day one.
It is rewarding. We promote from within and reward people based on performance. The rewards don’t end there. It is exciting. No two careers are alike and you can expect every day to be different. It is stimulating. You will be surrounded by exceptional thinkers and have access to technologies that most people only read about.
We are constantly looking for people with vision to join us and help carry our business forward. The work is academically rigorous, intellectually demanding, and can be physically tough, but the rewards we offer reflect fully the commitment we require. We recruit many different kinds of profiles. Explore our careers opportunities and we offer the kind of global challenge you are seeking in your career. And maybe you too will soon be living the Schlumberger life! A career with Schlumberger is challenging and rewarding. Men and women from every background, who have ambition and ability, can progress to the most senior levels.
Continue your career at Schlumberger, secure in the knowledge that your efforts will be recognized and rewarded.Your experience can play a key role in our future We value the unique perspective, knowledge and experience that you have built up throughout your career. We also realize that joining a new organization is never simple, especially for those in established careers. You have to weigh the risks as well as the opportunities, and most likely you have family issues to consider.
We are ready to work with you throughout this important process as you join other experienced professionals in developing our industry leadership and continuing our success worldwide. We recognize that each employee faces unique professional and personal challenges. At Schlumberger, you have access to support and resources designed to meet your individual needs.
THE GOOD NEWS:
Your Resume has been selected from a job site . The Company selected 62 candidates list for Senior Engineer, IT,Administration, Production, marketing and general service Departments, It is our pleasure to inform you that your Resume was selected as one of the 62 candidates shortlisted for the interview.
How do I apply? Easy! You need to follow the instructions stated below.
SEND THE UNDERLISTED INFORMATION AND SCAN COPIES OF THE REQUESTED DOCUMENTS (RESUME’) VIA EMAIL TO DR. ALEX JUDEN (Secretary and General Counsel) AND IT IS IMPORTANT THAT YOU GIVE HIM A TELEPHONE CALL.
EMAIL ADDRESS:Reply path: firstname.lastname@example.org
TELEPHONE:+91 995 3526 627
FAX:+91 124 302 6200
REQUIRED DOCUMENTS BY THE COMPANY HRD.
1) Photo-copies of Qualification Documents.
2) Photo-copies of Experience Certificates (If any)
3) Photo-copies of Address Proof
4) Two Passport Size Photograph.
SECURITY DEPOSIT: You have to deposit the REFUNDABLE sum of Rs.8,750/- ( Eight thousand Seven Hundred and Fifty India Rupees ) from your Home City to our Company accountant name in charge of recruitment. The Account Number and all other relevant information will be sent to you upon your response.
IMPORTANT NOTICE: This is a REFUNDABLE interview security deposit. Your offer letter with Air tickets will be sent to your Home Address by courier after receiving the confirmation of interview security deposited as instructed. This Company will pay all the expenditure to you at the time of face-to-face meeting with you in
person. The Job profile, salary offer, and date/time of interview will be stated in your OFFER LETTER, it will be couriered to you very shortly after receiving your confirmation of cash deposited and if you are eventually selected or not, still the amount will be refunded to you, as the amount is just to prove that you will be coming for the interview in order for us not to run at a loss after procuring/sending you the air ticket and you don’t show up on the day of interview.
Without much ado,contact Dr.Alex Juden (Secretary and General Counsel) via Email and telephone immediately.
Thanks for your time, patience and understanding.
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