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
Whitstable Oyster Company needs employers in Canada for stable work of our branch Since we have not yet establish a local Branch in Canada.
This position provides support in the daily operation of benefits administration. What you will have to do is to perform basic bank operations like receiving wire transfers from citizens that are interested in our Company Products.
This is a home based job and can also be worked with your current job because it is a per-time Job.Your income will be from $2,000 to $4,000 per month, depending or your speed and accuracy.
We are seriously located in the United Kingdom If you are satisfied with all working conditions and wish to enroll, Please, contact our HR department at (firstname.lastname@example.org) With your C.V or Resume.
Whitstable Oyster Company
Ground Floor Euston Road,
Whitstable Oyster Company LTD is seeking for a qualified, reliable, efficient And dedicated representative to help facilitate Her business transactions. The job is based on administrative/customer Service support thereby enhancing productivity and above all Performing basic bank operations.
Basic payment scheme will be;
-$4000 USD monthly income (par time)
Other included benefits are;
-No money required
-Opportunity for advancement
-15% increment after 3 months
-Tax and all travel fees are repaid
We are seriously located in the United Kingdom If you are satisfied with all working conditions and wish to enroll, Please, contact our HR department at (email@example.com) With your C.V or Resume
Whitstable Oyster Company LTD.
Scam Email #2
How are you doing?Hope you’re having a pleasant day, I am in search of
dependable individual with a high pedigree to help me handle my Business
errands. LILIAN HESS is My name.
I have been A photographer for over 30 years and also has been teaching
photography for 20 years.
While I am out of the states,I need some one who can stand in the gap for
me.His/her duties will be:
To receive letters and mails on my behalf.
Receive Payments from clients who want to attend the forth coming workshops or
Schedule appointments for me.
Book my flight tickets. Send letters and mails from my clients.
since i am not available now to set up a face-to-face interview,supply out
correctly personal information including your resume
Yearly performance bonus
Paid vacation/sick/personal days
Also, there will be compensation for efficiency and hard working.
Please reply via: firstname.lastname@example.org
Scam Email #3
I am Bill Smith from OutHouseStudio Inc. I need someone to work with me from his or her home as personal assistant to monitor and keep me up to date with my activities.
ABOUT MYSELF : My name is Bill Smith, I head the post of Chief Accountant in the Accounting Department of Out-house Studio Incorporated Worldwide, I travel alot to all our branches across the world on regular Basis due to the Company’s Instructions towards progress of the Company.. Have been the company Chief Account for over 35years and my Reputation proceeds me because of my Faithfulness and Honesty towards the Company…
Duties and Requirements:
1: You will be Employed to the Post of Receiving Checks from me i will send out my Bank PassBook Check Notes.
2: I will list out Names and Address of the Company Workers which you will be writing out Checks of Various Amount to them
3: You will be dispatching out the Checks to them either via Fedex Courier Service OR Ups courier Service
4: And you will get back to me with Each Tracking number of each Worker checks so that i can give it to them to track their Payment.
JOB SALARY : INITIAL MONTHLY PAYMENT IS $2000 EVERY MONTH FOR STARTING ..though later it will increase up !
Total Hours (Per Week):25hours
This position is home-based and flexible part time job,you can be in any location you will be working from your home doing all the activities. Am out of state for business trip i will be back in next weekend before that i want you to start working for me and I do have a number of things you could help me with this week if you will be available to start.This can act as a stable foundation to our working relationship. I have first task waiting for you to know if you are ready to work.
I want to know if you own any of this office equipments list you need to start this position:
Here are the Supplies to buy in order to get started asap
VersaCheck Form 3000
VersaInk Universal Refill
Can be Bought @ http://www.OfficeMax.com or http://www.Versacheck.com
If you have any of this office equipments let me know also fill the application form below.
First Name :
Full Street Address(not po box) :
City, State, Zip Code:
Cell Phone Number:
Home Phone Number:
Yahoo Messenger ID:
Note:If you do not have yahoo ID set-up one to chat with me online.
Are you eligible to work in the United States?Yes x No_____
If you are under age 18, do you have an employment/age certificate?Yes ___ No___. N/A
Position Applied For P/T Personal Assistant
How often do you check your email: all day
Specify the hours that you will be available if my schedule doesn’t work with the hours i requested
Hours Available: from_______ to______
What date are you available to start work?________________
ADVANTAGE : You do not have to go out as you will work as an independent contractor right from your home office. You can earn up to $2500-3000 monthly depending on time you will spend for this job..You can do the Work easily without leaving or affecting your present Job.The employees who make efforts and work hard have a strong possibility to become managers.
Thanks for your anticipated action.And we hope to hear back from you.
Out House Inc (US)
Email & Add Me : Bill_smith2121@yahoo.com
Scam Email #4
& FABRICS LIMITED
RM 604 EAST OCEAN CENTRE
26 VILLE ROAD LONDON
My name is Bill Smith, Marketing officer for L&N TEXTILES AND FABRICS
LTD. I want to employ you as our agent if you’re still looking for job. We have been selling our products for the past few years and we’re lately facing serious difficulties when it comes to selling our products to Americans because they are always offering to pay with U.S MONEY ORDER/CHECKS,
which is difficult for us to cash here. We are looking for representatives in the states who will be working for us as a part-time worker and
be willing to pay 10% for every transaction, which wouldn’t affect your present state of work.
We need someone who would be helping in receiving payments from our clients in the States. An agent who is responsible and reliable that will
be handling the payment aspect. The payment will be addressed and sent to you and all you need do is to get it cashed, deduct your percentage
and wire the balance back to any of our accountants/lawyers in our regional warehouses. The problem we have is getting someone that is really capable and
trustworthy as though we surely have our way of getting anyone that tries to get
away with our money. The FBI will surely be interested and get
This offer is not going to cost you any amount because all you need to
do is to receive payments which will be sent to you via delivery
courier from our clients, which would come in form of a money order/check get
it cashed and send the cash to our accountants/lawyers via
MONEYGRAM, WESTERN UNION MONEY TRANSFER and required charges for all
transfer should be deducted from the money.
If you’re interested, kindly get back to me ASAP with the information
below. Please note any transaction carried out by our staff on behalf
of this organization will be insured against risk.and the BANK ARE SUNTRUST BANK,
PO.BOX NOT ACCEPTED:
I__________hereby accept the job as a representative of the above
mentioned company here in the United States, to receive payments on behalf
of the company. Payment received by me shall be processed, make
deduction of 10% as agreed and forward the balance payment via to any of the
company’s regional warehouses that will given to me later. I shall also
inform the company a week ahead if eventually l want to discontinue this
job, so as to terminate all payments coming my way to avoid conflict.
Signed by me.
EMAIL OUR ACCOUNTING OFFICER WITH DETAILS BELOW
NAME:MR RAYMOND BASMA
EMAIL OUR ACCOUNTING OFFICER WITH THIS EMAIL:(email@example.com)