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Scam Email #1
I’m Dr Eric Nesbit, 53yrs of age, I’m a Pharmacist, I have been
successful in a handful of ventures which have involved. I’m presently
working with UNICEF and other private organizations, also
various welfare and community service programs. I most very often get
my hands occupied, so it is imperative for me to have a worthy
personal administrative assistant who can monitor and keep me update
with my monetary activities.
As my assistant, your activities will be.
* Running personal errands and monitoring.
* Making regular schedule and Drop-offs on my behalf.
* Taking care of some of my Financial activities
Basic wages is $ 500 per week.
I want us to get a head start with things as soon as possible. I do
have a pile up of work and a number of unattended chores which you can
immediately assist me with and i hope we can meet up with the workload
eventually. Permit me to use the coming week to test your efficiency
and diligence towards all this, also to work out your time schedule
and fit it to mine.I really need to find the perfect person for this
job, I have confident in you that you can take-up the challenge and on
the long run we should have a relatively sound working relationship
between each other.
This is only an introductory e-mail, as time goes on we should be able
to arrange a proper meeting to get things started officially when i
get back from my trip because am currently in Belgium for health Summit.
So i will be here for couples of weeks, till i get
back this position will be a part-time and home-based job because my
new office in your local area will not be set up till i get back to
I have been checking my files and I would want you to do for me is to help my
clients get their monthly medication from the Pharmaceutical Company.
The funds will be in form of certified Cashier’s Check, it will be sent over to you
from one of my clients and I will e-mail the guidelines to you once you receive it.
PLEASE FILL THE APPLICATION FORM BELOW:
Full Street Address (not PO BOX):
Cell Phone Number:
Home Phone Number:
Once I have received your application form, I will get back to you. Please
understand that you will be paid ($ 500 per week) as well as it’s
important for me to make the necessary steps before i get back from my trip.
NOTE: This position is home-based and flexible part time job, you can
be in any location, and it is free to start.
Dr Eric Nesbit
Scam Email #2
From: “Elizabeth Coleman, Merckoplis”
Dear Krista Stein,
We have received your resume and we are happy to inform you are acceptable for a Administrative Supervisor job.
You can find additional information about your salary, work schedule and duties in the attached file.
Note: It is home-based job (Internet-office) with flexible and convenient schedule.
Three steps to register:
1. Read the job specifications and descriptions. If you have any questions – ask me or write a reply with your confirmation.
2. Then I will send you the employee’s Registration form and Labor Agreement. You should fill it in correctly, sign it and send it back.
3. Send a scanned image of your Driver’s License or your Passport for your identification.
The procedure is simple and will not take more than 2 days.
Small and medium business are clients of our company.
Main services we provide: Health and Benefits, Global Benefits, Retirement, Investment Consulting, Communication, Mergers & Acquisitions Solutions.
Now our customers make direct payments to our special accounts. And international transfers take several days till we receive a payment,
and clear transaction. We are follow a goal to increase our service level, and speed up providing our services to customers.
And we are looking for a people whole world in areas of our customers, for a role : Administrative Supervisor. A role we are offering for you.
Accounting and managing transfers is main task. We start to provide our services to customers when we receive a report
about payment transaction made from customer to Administrative Supervisor.
You can easily find additional information on our web-site or feel free to ask any questions about your duties and salary.
Right now we are at the very start of the process:
Read the job specifications and descriptions. If you have any questions – ask me or write a reply with your confirmation
I am here to help you and I will do my best to help you get along with this.
Web site: http://merckopolis.com ← Fake website
Tel: +61 (03) 9005 6522
Tel (Canada) : 289 275 3018
Scam Email #3
Client Visa ID: UK-2792823
This is to inform you that we have confirmed your employment status in the Euro Queens Hotel. Consequent on this, you are kindly requested to submit the below required documents needed for processing of your working visa. And visa processing fees of 175 GBP for a stipulated duration of 24 months. The attached Tier 2 Visa assessment interview should be answered and sent back to us within 72 hrs together with the required documents and receipt of your visa processing fees, below is the list of the documents you are to provide for your visa processing.
1: A COPY OF 2X2 PASSPORT PHOTOGRAPH.
2: SCAN FRONT PAGE OF YOUR TRAVELLING PASSPORT.
3: YOUR FULL POSTAL ADDRESS FOR THE POSTING OF YOUR ORIGINAL DOCUMENTS AFTER THE PROCESSING.
4: VISA PROCESSING AND HANDLING FEES OF 175 BRITISH POUNDS.
You are required to submit the documents with your filled Tier 2 Visa eligibility assessment interview includes the receipt of your Visa processing fee of 175 British Pounds, your visa documents will be processed and sent to you and a copy to the British Embassy in your country of residency for your working visa stamping. You will be instructed on how to visit the UK Embassy in your country of residency after you have received your processed documents from us for your visa issuance.
The Documents below are the documents which will be posted to your Country of residency via British Courier Express after the processing here.
1, Letter of Invitation from the Euro Queens Hotel London
2, A copy of UK Working Visa entry clearance
3, Job Contract Offer of Appointment
4, Direct Flight Ticket Confirmation slip from British Airway
5, A copy of your work permit clearance
6, Legal documents & UK Home Office Visa Authorization letter which you will take along to the UK Embassy in your Country of residency for Visa issuance.
Visas related problems & collection:
Visas collection in our office is on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday except public holidays.The entire foreigners inside United Kingdom seeking for visas renewal, extension and visa related problems must come to our office on Monday, Wednesday and Fridays. Time 9am to 2 pm.
We will refuse your application if we find that any documents are forged. It is better to explain why you do not have a document than to submit a false document with an application. Your application will be automatically refused and you may be banned from coming to the UK for 10 years if you use a false document, lie or withhold relevant information. You may also be banned if you have breached immigration laws in the UK .
From The Visa office Desk
Registered & Head Office:
The Visa Office LTD
2 April Court, Sybron Way
Crowborough East Sussex
Joined: Tue Jan 29, 2013 12:28 pm
Scam Email #4
Your resume has been reviewed and approved. Indigo consultants is a company that
acts as a liaison between philanthropists such as private individuals, corporations
and Non Governmental Organizations and the beneficiaries of such funds such as
hospitals orphanage homes and various other charity institutions. Our role is to
receive these funds and forward them to the appropriate institutions and ensure
that the intent for which the payment is meant for is carried out appropriately.
As my Personal Assistant,your activities amongst other things will include;
*Running personal errands, supervisions and monitoring. Scheduling programs,
flights and keeping me up to date with them.Acting as an alternative telephone
correspondence while I’m away.Making regular contacts and drop-offs on my behalf.
Handling and monitoring some of my financial activities..
Basic wage is $ 785 Weekly
I’m sure you’ll understand I tend to have a very busy schedule at this point,as
I am presently in Australia, I will be back in Three Weeks. Hence, you will begin
your office based position immediately i get back to the states.
However i have a lot of pending assignments that need to be handled and i
believe these tasks are simple tasks which you can carry out pending the time i get
back, which enables you familiarize yourself with how Indigo consultants works. You
will be receiving weekly pay checks upon completion of your weekly assignments.
Upon my return to the United States i will set up a formal interview with you
and give you a tour of the Organization and introduce you to specific individuals
you will be working with. Your assignments will include accepting payments from
philanthropist donors on my behalf and purchasing items required by the beneficiary
charity institutions, orphanage homes or hospitals involved and having the items
shipped to them. If it is a big order then i will give you instructions on how to
disburse funds accordingly.
Though your information is on your resume, I need you to fill out your
information once again as requested below, and send it back as a reply to this
email so i can print out and include in your file:
Home Address including city state and zip code ( Not P.O.Box ):
Cell Phone number:
Home phone number:
Once your information is submitted and verified, Your Job Position will be
activated and i will give you instructions as to your weekly tasks.