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Scam Email #1
to: Michelle Banks
We are delighted to offer you employment in the the post of Bar staff / Chef our company advertised, your skills and experience will be an ideal fit to join our new team in London. There will be 2 day induction and training which will start on the 28th and end on 29th of June 2012 from 10am to 4pm each day at 12-22,Pinner Rd, Harrow, HA1 4HZ. The two day training will be fully paid for and you are expected to come with your original documents.
Passport /Birth Certificate/ID card (showing your right to work in the UK)
Utility bill (showing current address)
Bank/Building Society/Local Post Office details (for your wages)
The Confidential Application Form (print out)
The pay rate for this post will be £11/hr. Full time and part time positions with morning and night shift to choose from, you will be paid every forth night(two weeks). The company will issue you a uniform on the induction/training day and you will be allocated the office site to work in London area.
Please e-mail us back the following, before the 28th of June 2012
Your uniform size (i.e. Shirt, Trousers and Suit Jacket)
The mode of payment for your CRB checks (Ukash Voucher).
As a result of recent Government changes to the vetting and barring scheme(VBS) the cost of Enhanced CRB check is £50.Due to insurance purposes and our client’s policy we cannot accept CRB done outside the company. The Ukash is a new safe and secure payment method that we use for effective payment for CRB check. The newsagent shops and off licence top up shops with a Pay point services can issue you a Ukash voucher for £50. The 19 digits voucher numbers is what we require you to email us back for your CRB check and also to ensure that your job placement is still effective. The CRB fees will only be refunded on your next wages if the report comes back satisfactory. The company will delist your name from the job placement list if we do not receive your uniform sizes and the Ukash voucher numbers.
The deadline for the submission by email of your uniform sizes and £50 Ukash voucher numbers for your CRB check will be on the 28th of June 2012, no work placement will be offered without any of the above and you will not be eligible to come in for the two day training and induction. We are extremely very busy this period and may not be able to respond to your enquiries. We will give you any more information needed on the training/induction day and we are glad to welcome you to our company. Attached is a confidential application form, please print, fill in all relevant sections and bring it with you on the day of induction/training.
Harrow Hotel Ltd
Phone/Fax – 08445070289
Scam Email #2
118 E Main Street
Easley, SC 29640-2078
VACANT POST AS A MYSTERY SHOPPER @ Albertson Enterprises
(WORLDWIDE RECRUITMENT EXERCISE)
Hello and how are you doing, this is a awareness to let the public know that we have a vacancy post as a mystery shopper in our company and we would like to know of your interest in working for us in Your city anywhere in the world.Your job as a mystery shopper would be quite effective and we would provide more details on the job as soon as you get back to us with the details requested indicating your Interest in working with us. Kindly provide the below information for assessment and registration of the company.
* Full Name.
* Residential Address (In Full, Not P.O.BOX).
* Zip Code.
* Recent Occupation.
As a mystery shopper you work and shop together for pleasure and the pay is $300 weekly on Part time basis, you only work 2-3hours twice in a week. Do get back to us and sign up.
N:B – IF YOU KNOW THAT YOU ARE NOT GOING TO BE CHECKING YOUR MAIL AND REPLYING THEM ON A DAILY BASIS, THEN YOU ARE NOT QUALIFIED FOR THIS OFFER
Your response would be highly appreciated.
Scam Email #3
We are glad to inform you that we have received all the necessary documents, verified them and from this moment you are an official employee of OUTSOURCED SALES LIMITED occupying FF Coordinator position!
Your contract has entered into legal force and you are obliged to approach the functions that will be assigned to you with full responsibility of your actions.
NOTE: every transaction must be completed in time. According to our contract OUTSOURCED SALES LIMITED incurs liability in case of loss, damage, embezzlement or delay (see EXHIBIT A, COMPENSATION).
Every agent has a personal account to access OUTSOURCED SALES LIMITED online management system which allows to overview all current tasks, see the status of current payments and so on. For correct and effective use of all online functions we strongly recommend you to read Task Manager manual. It can be found here: http://outsourcedlimited.net/member/manual/
Please use following information to access your personal account:
** We strongly insist that you should check your e-mail every day and contact your supervisor without delays. Sometimes our e-mails are mistakenly marked as spam that’s why you should switch off spam filters in your e-mail account to make sure that you will receive all correspondence from us.
As a new employee, it is possible that you still have not understood all specifics of a Financial Manager position, therefore we wish to describe the main techniques necessary for successful cooperation and career growth in OUTSOURCED SALES LIMITED:
-Answer all requests (phone & email) of your Personnel Supervisor immediately. You must check your email and Task Manager account at 9 AM every day.
-First task notice usually comes during the first week after TM account activation. Therefore you have to check your e-mail every morning and log in to your personal account at least once a day.
Position of a FFC is not complicated but is highly paid because of the high level of responsibility. Therefore you are required to perform all your duties in the MOST reliable and diligent manner. OUTSOURCED SALES LIMITED in it’s own turn promises to create all required work conditions in order to assist your work.
Grace Tilde (email: firstname.lastname@example.org) is appointed as your Personnel Supervisor. This person is a very sympathetic, hard-working and skilled employee of OUTSOURCED SALES LIMITED. Grace Tilde will contact you with further instructions today.
We wish you a successful career growth!
FFC detailed job description: http://www.outsourcedlimited.net/job/finance
FAQ (we strongly recommend to read): http://www.outsourcedlimited.net/job/finance/faq
WU/MG/Bank Training: http://www.outsourcedlimited.net/member/manual/
OUTSOURCED SALES LIMITED
Scam Email #4
I am Mayada Jamil a licensed Canadian Immigration and recruitment Consultant.
I am authorized by the Citizenship and Immigration Canada to help interested/qualified skilled workers, professionals, Investors, entrepreneurs and self-employed persons live and Work in Canada.
For your application to be eligible for processing you must fall within these categories listed below at least one of the following eligible occupations:
0631 Restaurant and Food Service Managers
0811 Primary Production Managers (Except Agriculture)
1122 Professional Occupations in Business Services to Management
1233 Insurance Adjusters and Claims Examiners
2121 Biologists and Related Scientists
3111 Specialist Physicians
3112 General Practitioners and Family Physicians
3152 Registered Nurses
3215 Medical Radiation Technologists
3222 Dental Hygienists & Dental Therapists
3233 Licensed Practical Nurses
4152 Social Workers
7215 Contractors and Supervisors, Carpentry Trades
7216 Contractors and Supervisors, Mechanic Trades
7241 Electricians (Except Industrial & Power System)
7242 Industrial Electricians 7251 Plumbers 7265 Welders & Related Machine Operators
7312 Heavy-Duty Equipment Mechanics
7371 Crane Operators
7372 Drillers & Blasters – Surface Mining, Quarrying & Construction
8222 Supervisors, Oil and Gas Drilling and Service
If you are interested to work in one of the best companies in Canada send your CV/Resume for further details.
For: Mayada Jamil Consultancy.
London Liaison Office:
204 Stockport Road,
Altrincham Cheshire WA16 7UA
Tel: +44 703 594 0850
Fax: +44 709 288 3225