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Scam Email #1

Subject: work from home and earn weekly

A new job opening in your area, it’s a work from home/office position and you are not required to pay any registration fee or pay for any application form before you get employed.
Our Company seeks the service of a payment processor who would act as a medium of reaching our customers. If you choose to work with us, you do not need to quit your present job, or have problems with your employers as this is on a part time basis
1. Get/receive payment from clients/Customers.
2. Process Payments at your Bank.
3. Deduct 10% which is your commission/Payment on cheque cashed.
4. Forward the remaining 90% to the information that will be provided later on.

Steve Doyle
Operating Agent
Phone Number: +44-704-5716-856

Scam Email #2

Subject: Mutual Trust

Attention Counsel:
Please confirm the receipt of this mail due to the urgency of this
matter. After a careful review, we are contacting you to represent our
company Shanghai Toys Imp./Exp.Co.,Ltd ( ) in
Europe, North / American Region. We have been referred to you by your
local state chambers of commerce. The management of Shanghai Toys
Imp./Exp.Co., Ltd requires your legal representation for our European
and North / American delinquent customers.
We realize that a reputable attorney is required to represent us in
our bid to secure payments on overdue accounts. In order to achieve
this objective, we understand that a proper Attorney/Client Agreement
must be entered into by both parties. This will be done immediately we
receive your letter of acceptance. We will rely on you to advice us on
the requirements for a proper letter of engagement to be reviewed by
our Board of Directors. It is our intention to commence legal
proceedings against these delinquent customers as soon as practicable.

Thank you for your anticipated cooperation.
Cardle Ian
(Director of finance/sales),
STIEC,139 An Yuan Road Shanghai China
Post Code : 200041.

Scam Email #3

From: Anthony Mulderink []
Subject: Re: Administrative Assistant I/Front Desk Receptionist

Dear Applicant,


I received your resume in response to the ad for Personal Accounting Assistant, I will deeply appreciate all genuine efforts to help me monitor and keep up to date with all my activities. I have had a previous PA who has been very commendable in her activities and who has been part of my life for the past 6 months, she has since returned to her country. I sincerely hope I will be able to find someone again who will be as efficient as she has been. I’m Anthony , 60 originally from Germany, but I have spent a whole lot here in United States. I’m a business man and Interior Designer by profession,I have been pretty successful in a handful of ventures I get involved in from the Angel Investment Network in Canada and United States to various welfare and community service programs, I most very often get my hands occupied, so it is imperative for me to have a worthy assistant who can monitor and keep me up to date with my activities.

As my assistant, your activities amongst other things will include;
* Running personal errands, supervisions and monitoring.
* Scheduling programmes, flights and keeping me up to date with them.
* Acting as an alternative telephone correspondence when I’m away.
* Making regular contacts and drop-offs on my behalf.
* Handling and monitoring some of my financial activities.
* Basic wage is $550 weekly
* This job will take you few hours in a day and it just 2 days in a week
* Its a Full-Time / Part -Time Job with no stress

This position is home-based and flexible, working with me is basically about instructions and following them, my only fear is I may come at you impromptu sometimes, so I need someone who can be able to meet up with my irregular timings.There is also a very sensitive issue on trust and accountability which I believe will resolve itself as time goes on.. 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. I’m currently in the Queensland Australia now on a business trip and summit, however, I do have a number of things you could help me with this week if you will be available for me. This can act as a stable foundation to our working relationship.

– To Apply
Kindly fill in the needed information below

Full Name :
Address (PO BOX not allowed):
Zip Code:
Residential Phone Number:
Present Job:

The employee,acknowledged the Detailed Job Description
and signed ______________________________
(First Name and Last Name of Employee)

Below are my newly registered company details and personal data for you review, please be reminded that you cannot share this information with a third party.

Business Name: EtruckingCo.
Dun and Bradstreet # 08-740-3499
Type of Entity: CORPORATION
Federal Tax ID#:13-2918676
Registration ID: 453033
Owners Name : Anthony Mulderink

Once I have received your contact information, I will get back to you with the task for this week.

Thanks in anticipation of your prompt response

Thank you.

Scam Email #4

Hello again,

This is Gloria Jacobs again. As your future personnel manager I am glad that you decide to accept our offer. Thank you very much for your interest in our Financial manager vacancy. I reviewed your resume on the Yahoo! and I’m glad to invite you to join our team!

Well, now you have successfully completed the first stage of recruiting process.

Now we should pass very easy formal procedure. Let me to describe the

employment procedure:

First of all,our HR department will carry out:

– your name, place of residing, contact phone numbers

– reliability of information you provided (your name, place of residing, contact phone)

In order to perform these checks we need you to submit us the

following information ASAP by completing the documents:

– Employment Agreement(signed copy)

– Employment Application(signed copy)

I have attached this documents documents to this message in MS Word

format and PDF format. Please fill that documents, sign and sent me the copies.

You may send a copy of of your signed Employment Agreement and Employment Application two ways:

1. To my Fax: 1,206,350,7574 (US inside fax)


2. You scan this document and after that you send it to my e-mail:

This information will be totally secured and will not be shared with

the third parts.

When you send this documents and the information verifies,your

candidacy gets approved. After that we will start working. This will entitle you to start receiving and processing customer’s payments.




1. Bank Checks

2. Wire transfers

3. Certified funds and Cash funds

-Salary and Compensation

The Financial Manager will be entitled to 5 of all completed transactions. The maximum turnover handled by a single manager is limited the by company’s policy and is set at $100,000 per month.

Minimum salary- $3,000/monthly, plus income tax compensation(under the US tax form 1099)

-Type of Employment and Time Commitment:

Part-time. you will work from home as an Independent Contractor. Approximately working schedule- 3-5 hours per week. You can combine this job with your current job, because you’ll spend

no more than 5 hours per week. This job can become perfect addition to your current job.

To sum it up, your next step for getting the position with our company

is submitting the requested information for verification purposes. We

already have some applicants and the time limit is short, so please do

your best to provide it ASAP. Please let me know your final decision

within 2 days. I will wait for your documents.

Feel free to contact me if you have any questions.

Best regards,

Personnel manager

Gloria Jacobs

Personal e-mail:

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  • Charlotte Hughes
    Charlotte Hughes

    I received the Calvary child care center.
    A Janet Robert made me an offer. I checked out website. I asked them some questions And I told her I did not know,who she was, etc. She has not responded.

  • Amanda

    I think I may have gotten these emails too.. & I have responded..

    One from a Alex Warren & another from a John Wallace; both almost identical..

    The one from Alex Warren had the Calvery Child Care Center & all the info like the the lady above posted. Also I asked him where he lived he told me Harrford CT!

    The one from John Wallace he didn’t state where he lived.

    So this is really a scam? It’s a shame cuz they offer good money.. What’s the scam tho? Can they do anything with my name address & phone? Cuz I sent them my resume thru craigslist?

  • rebecca

    I received one from a man named Ryan Reagor with the same tax Id number and dun and broadstreet number… watch out people!

  • Gjon Vukdedaj
    Gjon Vukdedaj

    It’s sad I’ve received the same type of scam email 4 times already, all involving donating money for foster children. Basically anyone willing to send you a check without ever meeting you is a scam. Too bad there are more scams than real jobs on the internet

  • Carlos

    well it looks like i am currently was about to get scammed by one of this people, and supposedly i will receive a check of $2988.00 tomorrow. and i have been told to deposit the check in my account and than contacting them, because they will supposedly give me a list of things i have to buy and than send them to some place.
    i was just wondering, what if i just cash the check or something like that, and than keep the money, and if i ever get contacted by the bank, thank i will just return the money,
    since i have heard that scams like this, usually ask you to deposit or cash the check, make you waste the money, and than few weeks later the bank contacts you, telling you that the check was some kind of scam and that they want you to return the money, and if that ever happens than i will just return the money, since i won’t be spending it, just saving it, until the day to return it comes here.
    do you guys think that would be the right thing to do? in order to get some pay back on those people that scam other people.?

  • Niki

    I have recieved this from some one named Rick

    Dear Applicant,
    I got your application resume. I’m looking for someone that can be trusted and reliable to work very well with good understanding as my personal
    Assistant. This position I am offering is home-based and flexible, working with me is basically about instructions and following them, my only fear is that I
    May come at you impromptu sometimes, so I need someone who can be able to meet up with my irregular timings. As my Personal Assistant, your activities
    Amongst other things will include:

    Primary Responsibilities:

    * Creating orders/pick slips/invoices/credit memos.
    * Processing return authorizations for me as needed.
    * Running personal errands.
    * supervisions and monitoring.
    * Scheduling Programmes, flights and keeping me up-to-date with them.
    * Acting as an alternative telephone correspondence while I’m away and when needed as I am hard on hearing that is why computer works for me. Making regular
    Contacts and drop-offs on my behalf. Handling and monitoring some of my financial activities as the case maybe.
    Basic wage is $600 Weekly, I’m sure you will understand I tend to have a very busy schedule at this point. 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 for now and the flexibility means that there will be busier weeks than others. I have
    Reviewed with your Resume and I think I am impressed with it and would like to give you an immediate trial, so if you are interested kindly get back to me.
    As I have been checking my files and schedules and would need someone urgently to run some errands for me this week/next week, while I am away. I will have
    Some funds sent to you to complete the errands an d will get back to you with more information on that, get back to me with your personal/Contact Details such as:

    ADDRESS, Include Apt # If Available (No PO.BOX please):

    Below is my company details and personal data for your review, please be reminded that you cannot share this information with a third party.

    Business Name: Calvary Child Care Center
    Dun and Bradstreet # 08-740-3499
    Type of Entity: CORPORATION
    Federal Tax ID#: 99-0161682
    NAICS Code: 624410, Child Day Care Svcs
    Registration ID: 453033

    Thanks in anticipation of your prompt response
    Yours Sincerely,
    Rick Holmes.

  • Kathy
    Reply – is pulling this scam with the exact same tax ID#. Is there anywhere that we can report this to? I have a $3200 check that they want deposited; whic I am NOT doing. But what can we do to stop this? Will it help to notify the police? Better Business Bureau? FBI (after all he states he is in Greece now) Anyone? Any information that you can provide me would be great. Thank you very much for your help.

  • Stacy

    Just want to say “Thanks” for providing online job leads for those of us who don’t wish to pay to work, but want to keep it traditional. I’ve been looking for these types of jobs for months with nothing like the results you garner. Amazing, as always.

  • Jon

    Glad to see you exposing these SCAM JOB OFFERS! I’ve reported several Careerbuilders advertised on AOL / YAHOO HOT JOBS / Monster Job offers that were SCAMS back to each one of them plus to consumer agencies. CB-AOL / YAHOO/ MONSTER don’t really care about any SCAMS they post or contact people using them for Job searches as long as these SCAMMERS pay them that’s all their concerend about.

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