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Scam Email #1

Dear Candidate,

We have a mystery shopping assignment in your area and we would like you to participate Certified Marketing Services Inc® is accepting applications for qualified individuals to become mystery shoppers. Its fun and rewarding, and you choose when and where you want to shop. You are never obligated to accept an assignment.

There is no charge to become a shopper and you do not need previous experience. After you sign up, you will have access to training materials via e-mail, fax or postal mail. Here’s your chance to get paid for shopping and dining out. Your job will be to evaluate and comment on customer service in a wide Variety of shops, Stores, restaurant and services in your area.
Mystery shoppers are needed throughout United States/Canada.

You’ll be paid to shop and dine out-plus, you can also get free meals, free merchandise, free services, free Entertainment, Free travel and more. Great Pay, Fun Work, Flexible Schedules. No experience required. If you can shop-you are qualified! We have over 2,500 companies that hire mystery shoppers in your area, and for the last 2 weeks, they have literally been SCREENING at U.S for qualified mystery shoppers.
You will be required to interact with the shop clerk.
You may conduct the shop alone or as a couple.
The assignment will pay $250 / Assignment

“Is This Real?”

Absolutely! Mystery shopping is a well-established industry used by thousands of top retail and food service companies. Virtually every top retailer in the nation uses shoppers like YOU to help them test out their products and services.

“Will I Make It?”

You Bet! You won’t get rich quick but you will get paid a fair wage every time you mystery shop and may receive free products doing what you already do in your spare time. Our top shoppers even get paid to shop while on exotic cruises!
Mystery Shopping or Secret Shopping jobs can be performed by anyone from all backgrounds including: part time, receptionist, medical assistant, nurse, warehouse, sales, truck driver customer service administrative, manager, data entry, construction, accounting, retail, receptionist, representative
marketing, plan, electrician, clerical .

You must be RELIABLE, detail-oriented, and write reasonably well, and have access to a computer with Microsoft Word and a reliable Internet connection, must be 18 years old and above, No experience needed.
Kindly Fill Out the application form below and we will get back to you shortly with the assignment:
* AGE:
* SEX:

Kindly send the above information to the company Email:
We are well registered by the appropriate authorities and we are licensed to operate under legal and licensed organization of the better business bureau of the U.S.A Working with our company guarantee’s you a safe relationship and licensed establishment.
Yours Sincerely,
Gary Wimbrough.
Master Hiring, HR Department
Certified Marketing Services Inc
Certified Marketing Services Inc,
Inc Copyright (c) 2010
All Rights Reserved

Scam Email #2


Fast growing and fast-paced WPacific Ltd. Co. is looking for a Regional
Executive for the long term. The RE has the responsibility to regulate and
execute the operations of the client. The RE reports directly to the
supervisor, and will perform the duties as required to run smoothly.

Requirements :

– Great verbal and written communication skills
– Great attention to details
– Familiar with all MS Office products, especially Excel
– Ability to work in team environment and support client tasks in project

A salary – GBP600-1200 / week

Please note: the position is available to UK applicants only.

To apply please send your reply to :

Have a nice day,

HR Dept.
Leonard Bernstein Strasse 10
1220 Vienna, Austria
WPacific Ltd. Co.

Scam Email #3


I wish to invite you to participate as broker/agent to SHUAA Capital individualized equity investment portfolio management program. SHUAA Capital PSC maintains a leadership position in its five core business lines Investment Banking, Asset Management, Brokerage, Private Equity, and Finance. SHUAA Capital is a public shareholding company regulated by the UAE Central Bank and listed on the Dubai Financial Market.

Shuaa Capital PSC is a Dubai-based international investment company with a primary focus on private and public equity in the Middle East with over $500 Million private and corporate investment portfolios.

We are privately looking for fiduciary agents and management experts who will be willing to act as investment portfolio holders and administrators. We currently have a back-log of an Excess Maximum Return Capital Profit (EMRCP) of an average of 1.2% on each private investment and corporate portfolio under our administration and control.

And we wish to re-invest this fund by putting it into the management of private businessmen and corporations with good business ideas that can generate at least 10% ROI per annum over maximum of 5 years duration. The fund will be disbursed based on a clear loan of 4.5% interest rate per annum for 5 years renewable tenure.

All sign-up contracts briefings and investment portfolio management files will be handled in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. For further details please contact me directly with the contact information below.

Best Regards,

Mr. Sameer Al Ansari

Chief Executive Officer

Shuaa Capital PSC

United Arab Emirates

Scam Email #4

From: Southcoast Solutions
Subject: New Position

Southcoast Solutions is announcing a new job opening and proposes you
to join our team. The company specializes in Adhesives, Sealants and
Mechanical Fastener Technologies. With over 20 years experience in this
field, we have represented some of the world’s leading companies in
mechanical fastening and bonding technologies.

Due to our increasing customer base globally, we are seeking for
representatives to assist us in establishing a medium to connect to our
customers more efficiently. If you choose to join our company as a
representative, your basic task will consist of checking emails,
processing orders and receiving payments on behalf of the company.

Note that for every transaction processed, you will receive 10% of the
total amount. Our product price range starts at $3,000. So at 10% you’re
guaranteed a minimum of $300+ per order. We guarantee that you can start
making money as early as possible and you don’t need to invest your
money, just your spare time to process orders via email.

Please note: This job takes 2-3 hours a day and gives much free time to
be employed elsewhere. We are looking only for applicants who meet our
requirements and can be successful employees in nearest future.

Financial Agent position is offered on a trial period basis. If you are
interested in this position, kindly reply to this email with the
following information:

(1) Full Name
(2) Contact Address
(3) Telephone Number (Home and Mobile inclusive)
(4) Occupation
(5) Age

Best Regards
Paul Richards

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Join the Discussion

  • JimEd

    I have worked with Market Force ( They are a legitimate company; however, you should go to their website directly if you want to sign up to become a mystery shopper. Someone is apparently using their website to steal personal information.

  • David Ford
    David Ford

    I have been reading your news letters and I am sending you this web site address I have recieved in an email:
    Please let me know what you think about this.Your opinion is valued
    Thank You,
    David Ford

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