Here are the latest submissions for my weekly scam roundup. If you have received any similar emails, PLEASE post them in the comments below. By posting the emails, you will directly be helping other people by exposing scam artists!
If you’re researching a “job offer” and it is listed on this page, it is 100% absolutely guaranteed to be a scam. Stop talking with your “employer” AT ONCE. You are at risk of losing thousands of dollars and your identity. You could even end up with a criminal record if the authorities get involved. Do NOT do work for them and click on the links below to find out what to do next.
Scam Email #1
Kempinski Luxury Hotel London
The Stafford London
St James’s Place 16-18
SW1A 1NJ, London
Thanks for your email and for also sending back to us the answers interview questionnaire which the hotel management has found satisfactory.
Kindly find attached herewith our job offer contract letter.
You are to read carefully the employment contract letter and if everything is fine with you, sign and send back to us as an email attachment, the signed letter and also to the ”HM Revenue & Customs” office contact details given below, whom will be in charge to furnish you with more details regarding the preparation of your traveling documentations (Visa, Flight Ticket & Work Permit) you would need before your arrival here in the UK.
HM Revenue & Customs Contact Details;
Contact Person: Mr.Bill Cockerill
NOTE: As a non EU citizen the Hotel Management will be responsible for your Visa and Flight ticket, All you are expected to shoulder is the cost of your Residence work permit which will cost you the sum of 550.25GBP for you to proceed to the United Kingdom and you are to pay to the HM Revenue & Customs Office here in the UK before your arrival.
For more information please do not hesitate to write back to us.
Human Resource Manager
Kempinski Luxury Hotel London
Scam Email #2
This is an Affirmation that your experiences and qualifications were found suitably qualified for the requirements of Granite Construction Inc. The attached document embodies the approved Terms for the purpose of this contract. Now, you have to contact the Diplomatic personnel appointed by the US Embassy in India with the copy of appointment letter attached to this email for the procurement of your Valid Visa and work permit papers as we are having a contract agreement with them for easy acquisition of our employees necessary valid traveling document.You are required to contact the Diplomat mentioned below for the acquisition of your U.S work permit papers which will empower you to live and work here in United States. Sign the Contract/agreement document and send a copy to him. You must inform him that you got the appointment letter from us(Granite Construction Inc. California,U.S).
THE DESIGNATED DIPLOMATIC PERSONNEL CONTACT DETAILS IS STATED BELOW:
NAME: Diplomat Ryan Paul
ADDRESS: US Embassy Mumbai,India.
He will process our expatriates valid travel papers from U.S Embassy in Mumbai.We have sent all document required for your two years work permit visa to the United States Embassy in Mumbai for Visa Application. This Diplomat is appointed by the Embassy of United States to process our selected candidate’s visa in India to avoid refusal or denial of Visa by the Visa Issuing Authority.We urge you to comply and cooperate with him so that he can secure your Valid US Employment Visa.
Note: You are to bear your visa processing expenses upfront to prove your seriousness and commitment to work with our reputable organization.We shall proceed by securing your accommodation here in United States at the company’s staff apartment, book your flight ticket and transfer it to you as soon as your visa has been stamped. Also remember that any expenses you make on the process of registering your documents shall be reimburse back to you on joining as you submit your expenses report.Be informed that once the process is completed,the hard copy of your appointment letter/contract agreement will be delivered to you via DHL Courier Service. We look forward to receive the signed copy of the Contract agreement for our confirmation to your acceptance of our Job Offer with the terms and conditions therein. Contact the Diplomat immediately to start your visa processing because you have to resume for the job on/before 9th of September 2013 [09/09/2013].You are required to Update us with the process between you and the Diplomat in case of advice where necessary. Looking forward to receive the signed copy of your Appointment Letter Soon.
Granite Construction Inc.
Scam Email #3
The Human Resource Department of St. James Hotel and Club London wishes to inform the general public about the job vacancies currently existing with the St. James Hotel and Club London here in United Kingdom.Furthermore,We require the services of devoted and hardworking workers, who are ready to relocate to London and to work at The St. James Hotel London after undergoing enlistment training in current job opportunities at our 5star hotel, as the management intends to increase its manpower base due to an increase in the number of customers.
Employment Type: Full Time Basic Monthly Salary: £1,400GBP %u2013 £10,000GBP depending on level of experience and position being offered.
2) SERVICE STYLIST
3) DOOR PERSON
4) LOBBY ASSISTANT
5) EVENT MANAGER
6) QUALIFIED NURSES
7) ASSISTANT FLOOR HOUSEKEEPER
9) HOUSEKEEPING SERVICES COORDINATOR
11) ROOM ATTENDANT
13) SECURITY PERSONNEL
14) GUEST RELATIONS ASSISTANT
15) ASSISTANT MANAGER OF FRONT OFFICE
18) BANQUET SALES COORDINATOR
19) F&B BAR CAPTAIN
20) FOOD & BEVERAGE TEAM MEMBERS
22) KITCHEN POTTER
23) CONTINENTAL/INTERCONTINENTAL DISHES COOK & CHEF
24) ACCOUNT MANAGER
26) ACCOUNT AUDITOR
28) CHEF DE PARTIE
29) CHIEF CHEF
31) CHIEF STEWARD
32) ASST CHIEF STEWARD
34) FOREIGN/INTERNATIONAL LANGUAGE TRANSLATORS
35) COMPUTER OPERATOR
The Hotel Management would be responsible to cover the expenses for your Visa and Flight Ticket.
All other information about benefits & accommodation would be given when your application has been received.
How to Apply
Interested candidates should kindly send his/her CV/Resume via email to email@example.com
Human Resource Manager
St. James Hotel and Club London.
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Scam Email #4
From: Donna Butler firstname.lastname@example.org
Hello, I’m delighted to get an email from you as regards my post.I
have read your response, but I need you to understand the nature of
this job before I consider your application.I am a business man as
also a cultured enthusisast.I travel a lot due to the nature of my
work and passion.I hope you will understand that i am a very busy
person so I’m looking for someone that can be trusted and
reliable.This position is home-based and flexible, working with me is
basically about instructions and following them, though I may come at
you impromptu sometimes,at most times I give a prior notice.I need
someone who is diligent, versatile and tideous. As my assistant, your
activities amongst other things include;
*Running personal errands,supervisions and monitoring.Scheduling
programmes Handling and monitoring some of my financial
activities.Basic wage is $400-$600 a week .
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 Two Weeks.I
think you’re the right person for this post,Please note that this
position is not office based for now because of my frequent travels
and tight schedules,it’s a part-time, work from home basis and Wont
take Much of your Time.
If you can manage your time properly,this job will give you someextra
while you do something else on the side.As I have said, I’d want us to
get a head start with things as soon as possible. I do have a number
of unattended chores, work-related, which you can immediately assist
Permit me to use this week to test your efficiency and diligence
towards all this.I really need to find the perfect person for this
job, If you can take up the challenge and on the long run we should
have a relatively sound working relationship between us.I’m online
most of the time as I am hard of hearing so I prefer to we contact
each other through e-mails,but if there is need for me to call,I will
be glad to do that.
I will keep you informed as soon as i make the list of what you have
to do for me this Coming week and email them to you,BUT THE FIRST ON
THE LIST IS THE ORPHANAGE FUNDING THAT I USUALLY DO EVERY LAST WEEK
OF THE MONTH.I do this every month to 3 orphanage home,you will be
helping me out in purchasing some items which will be donated to the
orphanage home and also getting money across to them via western union
money transfer or Money gram transfer.The funds will be in form of
Money Order and it will be issued to you including your salary,Then
You will cash it at your Bank,Deduct Your Salary and Send the Rest to
the Orphanage Home.Be rest assured this Job is fun and rewarding.You
won’t regret working for me as Personal assistant I will get you more
information on that,Your Resume Was attached but would still want you
to get back to me with the details below for Verification and Make
Sure its your Current Details.
Contact Address NO P.O BOX:
Once I have received your contact information Above,I will get back to
you with the task.Understand you will also be paid as well as its
important for me to make the necessary steps before i get back from my
Remember,punctuality is the soul of business. Get back as soon as
possible. Have a nice day.