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Scam Email #1


> We have found your resume in database and believe you
> are a perfect candidate for a part time position available.

> Basic Requirements:

> – Be Available 6-10 hours per week;
> – AU Citizenship
> – Responsible
> – Over 18
> – PC/Home office
> – Computer skills, personal e-mail address
> – You may combine this work in our company with your main job

> If you are interested, please reply to : with your short resume.

> Have a good day,
> THL Team

We would like to consider you for the position of administrative assistant/sales support. You’ll work at the convenience of your home, part-time.

THL, a luxury goods company, presents the best off-season luxury finds from the most prestigious international designers and collectibles from the rarest collections at irresistible prices.

Candidates for the job should possess excellent organizational skills as well as the ability to efficiently multi-task. Ideal candidates have a strong focus on day-to-day operational excellence, and a personal style that builds trust, and inspires loyalty. The candidate should be motivated, proactive, be able to learn and adapt quickly.

Other duties of the Administrative Assistant/Sales Support include, but are not limited to:

?Incorporating effective priorities for the virtual office function
?Administer day-to-day financial responsibilities for clients
?Reporting online daily
?Preparing brief summary reports, and weekly financial reports

Salary part-time: 1,800AUD/month, plus commission.

In the attachments you will find the agreement with a detailed job description. If you are interested in this trial period, which will last for one month, during which you will receive training, salary, and commission, please see the attached agreement. Upon successful completion of the trial period you will receive a contract to continue working with THL, have an option to change from part-time to full-time or continue working part-time.

Please read carefully the trial period agreement, complete, sign, and
forward back to us either via email or by fax +1-323-843-3874. If you have any questions please email.

Thank You,
Carolyn Sanders

Scam Email #2

Dear Sir/Madam
I am Doug Adams,the new Human Resource Manager (International
Operations) of Holland and Sherry Textiles, UK.We are an international
textile company dealing on the importation and exportation of Textiles
and Apparels to America , Canada , Australia and some other European
We are presently having problems handling our logistics from America
and Canada as well as trying to tackle how our payments are remitted to
us back here in the United Kingdom . hence, we need to recruit a
Book-Keeper/Representative. I will like to know if you will be
interested in working online from home and get paid weekly without
creating inconvenience to your present job. As a
book-keeper/Representative for the company all you have to do are below:
*. Recieve Documents/Payments in form of Check, Money Order, Bank
*. Deduct 10% which will be your percentage
*. Forward balance after deduction of percentage to the company.
* The average monthly income is about $3000 to $4000.
* No form of investments from you.
* This job takes Less than 1-2 hours per day.
* You do not pay any form of taxes.
LAST NAME……………….
Your provided information will be sent for the first internal screening
and comparation of applicant’s information. Please if you are interested
in this position don’t hesitate to get back to me SWIFTLY.
Doug Adams
The H.R.M
Holland and Sherry Textile
66-67 Savoile Row
N1 8AB, London,
United Kingdom.
Fax: +44-7006-015-677

Scam Email #3


19100 Ridgewood Parkway
San Antonio, TX 78259-1828, United States
Tel:+1 213 261 7612

With the approval of the Board of Directors of TESORO CORPORATION,we are delighted to formally offer you an appointment to work with us in TESORO CORPORATION.Please find attached Soft Copy of employment contract agreement which contains terms of employment for your perusal and immediate action if you find the terms acceptable. Upon thorough review and acceptance of this Contract Package, dot your signature in the space indicated in the last page of the Offer Letter and return same back to us via email attachment within a period of 5 working days for further proceedings.

Should you require more information, please feel free to contact us immediately; we await your prompt reply.



Craig M. LaTorre
Vice President, Human Resources and Communications.
Tel:+1 213 261 7612

Scam Email #4

I would like to thank you for taking the time to apply for our job position.

I am glad to hear from you. Lets go over the description requirements for the job. The following are some of the responsibilities you will have:

* Answering general phone calls for our department.
* Schedule appointments and coordinate customers.
* Handle bank deposits and outbound errands such as for company purchases.
* You will be responsible for a company fleet vehicle.
* You will also be responsible for one of our company credit cards in all official business.

After reviewing your resume, your qualifications are clear and I believe that you are better suited for this position than the other applications I received. I would like to begin the hiring process with you. Now, before I can schedule an interview, company policy dictates that you obtain a recent credit report (from past 2 business days). This policy was created ever since an issue we had with a few of our employees abusing the company credit card accounts.

I prefer and recommend you obtain your credit check here (Credit Report) since we have found them to be the most accurate and their service is free, however you are welcome to use any provider.

After you register with them, you will receive your report. Please do not send me the report via email since it has sensitive information. Instead, have a hard copy with you when we conduct your interview. Also, this report is just a formality and a low credit score will not disqualify you for the position, we will just discuss it together.

When you have obtained your report, email me your telephone number where I can contact you along with what day this week you would like me to schedule the interview on.

I am ready to fill this position this week and am looking forward to meeting with you.

Victoria Sweet
ATN Corporate – Human Resources

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  • Nehal



    The board of management have quickly forwarded all your documents to the SENIOR CONSULAR IN CHARGE OF VISAS IN THE US EMBASSY INDIA to assist you in obtaining an URGENT VISA to enable you to be in USA as soon as possible,so that you will participate fully as one of the staffs in the TESORO OIL AND GAS CORP TEXAS as it was fully Issued on the 4TH MARCH” 2014 by the GREAT MAYOR of USA.
    The Consular name is MR HARRY SMITH
    Contact number is +917506308957
    Official Email Id, you have to conatct him.
    , All the hard copies of your documents have already sent to the Embassy through [DHL] .Make sure you follow his Instructions as you know that he will be using his INFLUENCES in processing your VISA based on that you know US Visas worldwide is now strictly given out to applicants based on MERITS due to the recent incidents of TERRORISM reports all over the globe this made the US government to hardly issue visas out now unless based on the applicants notability. He will signal the US Embassy in your country to stamp your passport with visa after it has been approved right from India,that will be easier ,,Based on your location in the INDIA, Asia continent.
    Please note that your appointment was given on special and urgent consideration ,you must be in US to resume duty with the TESORO OIL AND GAS CORPS TEXAS US before the 6TH MAY,2014
    Note; You are to bear your travel documents processing expenses upfront to prove your seriousness and commitment to work with our reputable company. After your travel documents are ready, we shall proceed with the securing of your accommodation, feedings, hospitality and air ticket

    Also, remember that any Expenses you make on the process of registering your documents shall be refunded back to you on joining as you submit your expenses report.



  • me

    Here is another ACAM received 24 July 2012, at 00.22am Australian Eastern Time:


    We have found your application on website and thought you as a prospective employee.

    Brief Overview:

    – Over 18
    – Location: Australia
    – Citizenship or Work-Visa: Yes
    – PC/Home office
    – You may combine this work in our company with your main job
    – Responsibility
    – Available 5-10 hours/week;
    – Know MS Office

    For more information, please reply with your contact details.

  • Bob

    Here’s another one…

    My name is Laura Panu, I am a HR Manager of a G Consulting company.
    We are more than 470 people in 18 countries and work with clients in nearly every major industry worldwide. Our main services include but are not limited to Human Resources Consulting, Risks Consulting, Logistics Consulting, Financial Consulting, Business Technologies Consulting etc..

    Now, we have an immediate need to hire a Supply Manager to be based in the USA.

    Position name is: Supply Manager
    Salary: $85 000
    Timing: Full-time
    Location: in each state

    Supply Manager will have a global role to:

    – Work closely with vendors to maximize sales and increase profitability
    – Ensure cost savings measures are employed and effective
    – Manage supply chain activities in the USA
    – Ensure an overall professional manner in which customer inquiries are handled
    – Assist in specification development

    Knowledge and Experience:

    – Strong communication skills
    – Ability to manage and analyze data
    – Ability to work and operate under pressure, ability to multi-task and effectively set priorities
    – Confidence in representing the team and own ideas and intents at all levels of the business and parent corporation
    – No criminal background
    – US Citizenship
    – Undergraduate degree

    If you are interested, please reply with your resume.

  • Sheila

    I love your updates and newsletter! It’s so hard to keep up with the scams out there and you do an incredible job of it. Thanks!

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