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Scam Email #1
As per the result of the screening, we are to announce to you that you have been successfully accepted as one of the chosen international applicants at Banco Popular.
The hard copies of the contract documents has been dispatched to our nominated travel company, because they are in charge of all the issuance of Work Permit and Flight ticket to our chosen applicants.
Kindly contact EZ-DANIEL Travel according to their contact information as stated in the contract, you should have to indicate the following (ID# 523), as to enable them to give you an immediate attention.
Note: 1. Your contract is valid for 12 months, a final confirmation and endorsement of your contract shall be made upon the confirmation of the Prototype copy of your work permit and flight ticket.
Note: 2. You have to make sure that you secure your traveling documents and flight ticket within 1 week of confirming Soft copies of contract / offer documents.
Congratulations, we hope to confirm and endorse your contract documents within the next 1 week, you should secure your traveling documents and flight ticket within 1 week, all the expenses which you are going to make during the processing of your traveling documents and flight ticket with our nominated travel company shall be fully reimburse upon your arrival.
Find attached below, the Contract Terms and Agreement, It is required that you go through the Contract Terms and Agreement and if it’s okay by you, sign and return to us with copies of your academic records.
Graduate Development & Recruitment Coordinator
80 Kronprindsen Gade, Charlotte Amalie
St Thomas, VI 00802 USA
Tel:- (877) 207-8099 Ext. 719
Scam Email #2
Red Cross Job Approval Letter
Thanks for your application and we have complete the process job application with us. You will be working as a “Donation Officer” with Red Cross Donation department within your region.
The American Red Cross helps prepare communities for emergencies and keep people safe every day thanks to caring people who support our work. Please support Red Cross by working with us as DONATION OFFICER to helps vulnerable people and communities around the world prepare for, respond to, and recover from natural disasters, humanitarian emergencies and health crises by mobilizing the power of the world’s largest humanitarian network.
Your starting monthly salary is $5,000.00USD monthly and your first salary will be paid by September. 19, 2011 while you will have additional $200.00 on every task you fully complete according to the instructions given to you by the customer service department. You are required to start working with us asap and you have to check your email messages twice daily.
Finally, you will receive donations from clients through bank cheque payment, direct deposit and money order. You will have to get back to us with all the information below:
** Your Full Name:
** Your Full Address:
** Your Post/Zip Code:
** Home Phone Numbers:
** Mobile Numbers:
** Yahoo Messenger Email:
** MSN Messenger Email:
Kindly get back to us with all the details requested above and we will be waiting to hear from you asap.
American Red Cross
2025 E Street, NW
Washington, DC 20006
The American National Red Cross
Scam Email #3
Professional requirements, skills and experience needed:
* Minimum of 1-2 years work experience needed
* Must be adept at multi-tasking
* Have excellent verbal and written skills
* Must have strong computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, and Powerpoint
* Basic knowledge and ability to do desktop publishing Design and Photoshop a definate plus.
Mrs. Chrstine Donelly
B&H Lighting and general supply,Inc.
Am Mrs Christine Donelly the Hiring Manager of B&H Lighting and general supply,Inc. and i am here to brief you more about this job.
B&H Lighting and general supply,Inc. is a Covington based corporation that owns and operates various e-commerce shopping sites,B&H Lighting and general supply,Inc. was founded in 2001 and is located in Covington, Georgia but has branches all over the usa.
We are into Security distributing Creative, Innovative and Quality products,Control Equipment & System Monitors, Burglar Alarm Systems – Dealers, Monitoring & Service, Home Automation, Internet Shopping, Product Sales – General, Safety & Rescue Equipment Sales & Services.Being a certified supplier we understand cultural diversity and our attractive bilingual packaging has far reaching appeal. We continually strive to understand our customer and provide products that they can depend on.
This is a work from home position and strictly online the working hours are flexible and you can work from anywhere of your choice,the pay is $17 per hour training is $15 per hour and you will receive your pay bi weekly via check or direct deposit working within 20 to 40 hours weekly Monday- Friday.
The duties are: Inputs information from a variety of sources into a computer database. May take customer orders and enter them into a pre-established tracking system
Assignments will be sent to you via e-mail or IM and you will report directly to your immediate supervisor
Scam Email #4
My name is Erika Levski. I am hiring manager of QNX Group Ltd.
Recently you have applied for a Regional Agent vacancy through Careerbuilder system. Please see the detailed description of the position in response to your request about the job (Attached Job_Description.doc). Please read it carefully.
If you are interested in this vacancy, fill out an application form (attached file Employment_Application_Form.doc), then e-mail it back to me. While filling out the form, please, provide the correct information to avoid delays by checking your data.
QNX Group Ltd
**Did all the paperwork, checked the website, seems legit, then got this last email from this person:
Thank you. I have received your bank account details. Now we’re ready
to assign you to one of our financial managers. Mr. Mark Fischer will
contact you soon via e-mail (email@example.com) with all
Let me wish you more customers and more transactions. Don’t hesitate
to contact us with any concerns you might have in process. Have a
QNX Group Ltd
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