Here are some of the job offers I have received recently:
Helga Meyer: looking for staff to for the vacancy of rental manager
Posted: 14 Feb 2017 23:14
From: Brigitte Vinson < email@example.com >
Sent: Mon, Feb 13, 2017 4:15 am
Subject: Vacancy Good morning. I hope this e-mail finds you excellent. ... (more)
Cara Barajas: be paid every 2 weeks together with the salary
Posted: 10 Feb 2017 19:24
From: Cara Barajas < firstname.lastname@example.org >
Date: February 7, 2017 at 11:49:41 AM CST
Subject: We are more than glad to let you know that Evec. Company has selected you to take part in the screening procces and apply for a vacancy available in your area. The position you will apply for is that of Logistics Supervisor, it is distant, thus you will
be working from home.
Due to the fact that this is a remote position, you will be able to work with a fixed or flexible work schedule during business hours per your convenience. Additionally, you will be trained on the company. Once you pass the probation, you will have an excellent
opportunity to work in one of our warehouses.
Your duties and responsibilities as a Logistics Supervisor will include:
PIERCE, Anthony: have any questions on the role
Posted: 09 Feb 2017 23:06
De: PIERCE, Anthony < Anthony.Pierce@inspectorate.com >
Enviado: quinta-feira, 9 de fevereiro de 2017 08:34
Assunto: Good Day
We are currently recruiting companies and individuals on behalf of a IWAIZUMI INTERNATIONAL(HONG KONG)COMPANY LIMITED for a number of account receivable agents in North America,Europe and USA on a 12 month contract basis. As an
Marcia Dean: Core skills that the employee should possess include the ability to write and speak
Posted: 06 Feb 2017 22:23
On Monday, February 6, 2017 5:04 PM, Marcia Dean < email@example.com > wrote:
Hi dear JobSeeker, Are you seeking part-time employment? In connection
with the expansion of, UsaLine Group needs self-motivated and
resultsaEURO "oriented people for the position of Package Handler in USA. Our
firm provides cost reduction and business processes automation services in
the field of international logistics for the b2b and b2c market segments.
The Package HandleraEURO s tasks include product compliance checking as per
the customersaEURO requirements, briefing customers through the CRM software
about the work progress, using international delivery services and
completing the relevant paperwork. Core skills that the employee should
possess include the ability to write and speak clearly, and a keen sense of
observation, and to ensure the clientsaEURO merchandise is what the client
ordered, and is in good condition. No experience is required. If you want
Zou Jixin: remit the funds to us after receiving your compulsory
Posted: 03 Feb 2017 17:01
From: Wuhan Iron Steel < firstname.lastname@example.org >
Sent: February 2, 2017 4:05 AM
Subject: REPRESENTATIVE ACCEPTED: See Details
Melisa Brooks: Fast Career offers basic salary of $2850 a month
Posted: 20 Jan 2017 09:14
De : Melisa Brooks < email@example.com >
Envoye le : Je, 19 Jan 2017 16:20
Sujet : We will be glad to start working with you ... (more)
Fast Career Inc: remote part-time job (fliexible hours)
Posted: 18 Jan 2017 14:20
De : Aida Bond < firstname.lastname@example.org >
Envoye le : Je, 12 Jan 2017 16:27
Sujet : Hello, good evening JobSeeker Good evening JobSeeker,
E-Currency Exchange Manager
Fang Lee: (CMEC HUBEI CO.)We requires the services of willing
Posted: 13 Jan 2017 09:31
On Monday, January 9, 2017 7:49 AM, Fang Lee < email@example.com > wrote: I am Mr.Fang Lee,managing Hubei Machinery& equipment Import& Corporation (CMEC HUBEI CO.)We requires the services of willing and efficient Individual/Companies willing to represent us in their location If Willing,please reply Thanks Fang Lee On Monday, January 9, 2017 11:15 AM, Fang Lee < firstname.lastname@example.org > wrote: ... (more)
Kelvin Hawk: Deduct 10% which will be your commission/pay
Posted: 05 Dec 2016 21:59
From: Mr. Kelvin Hawk < email@example.com > Date: Mon, Dec 5, 2016 at 11:45 PM
Subject: Re: We are seeking for reliable and trustworthy representative.
Greetings, It is my pleasure to write you in respect of Huajia Electronics/Gallery London,United Kingdom.We have our head office in Hong Kong and our Europe Head Office in London, United Kingdom, we produce and export high quality electronics, textile materials, fine art prints, posters, framed arts and gifts items. We are seeking reliable and trustworthy representative who can help us establish a medium of getting to our customers in USA and CANADA. As our representative, you will be receiving all forms of payment on our behalf from our customers in USA and CANADA.This offer will not affect your present job, its strictly online job and absolutely legal.You are entitled to ten percent commission (10%) on every payment made through you as your remuneration. You can make over $3,700 U.S dollars weekly depending on your response to the job. JOB DESCRIPTION: 1. Receive payment from customers 2. Process Payments 3. Deduct 10% which will be your commission/pay on Payment processed. 4. Forward balance after deduction of percentage/pay to any of the offices you will be contacted to send payment to If you are interested, please furnish us with the following details below: 1. YOUR FULL NAMES: . 2. YOUR RESIDENTIAL ADDRESS: " Where payments will be delivered to (NOT A P.O BOX ADDRESS) :. . . . . . . 3. YOUR AGE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4. YOUR GENDER: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5. YOUR OCCUPATION :. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6. YOUR TELEPHONE NUMBER . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7. FAX NUMBER. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8. WHY DO YOU HAVE ANY CRIMINAL CONVICTIONS?. . . . 9. ARE YOU EMPLOYED?. . . . . . . . . . 10. HAVE YOU WORKED AS A REPRESENTATIVE BEFORE?. . . . . . . 11. IF YES,IN WHAT CAPACITY?. . . . . ... (more)
I received the following letter from a friend. She was a victim of a work-at-home scam:
To Whom It May Concern:
I am the victim of an Internet crime. I recently received an email for a job opportunity. The job duty is to
help this company clearing checks and they let me keep 10% commission for
the transaction. All fees including money transfer agency commission and
bank charges should be taken from the remaining 90%. The rest amount should
be sent to the authorized recipient for this money transfer.
On May 29,
2007, I received an USPS Priority Mail from Finecorp USA Inc. P.O. Box 7983
Van Nuys, CA 91409-7983. Inside this envelope enclosed a check from a
person name: Adam Shihadeh Ward at 7709 E. Appaloosa TRL, Orange, CA 92869. This check look real and I did not know it is a counterfeit check until
June 1, 2007. I deposited this check on the same day of May 29, 2007. My
bank Washington Mutual told me the fund would be available to withdraw after
two-business day, which is May 31, 2007.
On May 31, 2007, I double-check
the fund to make sure it was available to withdraw. Then I got en email
from this Finecorp to give me an instruction of what to do with the fund.
The check amount was $4,220.00 minus my 10% commission and minus Western
Union wire-transfer fee $175.00. The remaining amount of $3,623.00 will be
wire-transfer to Philippines to the person name Manuel Jr. Alegria. I am so
happy that I receive my first commission money of $422.00.
On June 1, 2007,
it is my first nightmare when I find out my bank account negative. I call my bank right away and I find out the check I deposit on
May 29, 2007 from Adam Shihadeh Ward was a counterfeit check. I feel like I
am the stupid person in the whole that I will fall for this job opportunity. I hope I can reclaim my $3623.00 back but I know 99.99% I will not see my
Therefore, I want everyone out there, please be careful about these "job opportunities".
|- 10% commission
|- transfer fee
|Sent via Western Union
|+ transfer fee
I received the following letter from another friend. She was almost the victim of a work-at-home scam:
Hi I have received four $500 American Express gift cheques. I was looking online for some part time work in order to stay home with my son more and received an email requesting me to be a representative. I was asked for my name, mailing address and phone number. A few days later I received an email stating I will be receiving some mail that will commence their business with me. Anyways, I have been out of town for a few weeks and when I got home last night I went through my mail and got a letter from Msla in Montana.
When I opened it up there was another thin brown envelope which only had my name and address on it. So I opened that one to find a "cashing and payment information" sheet telling me to immediately sign in black ink each one of the enclosed gift cheques. Afterwards to take them to MY bank to be cashed, that gift checks are not deposited checks, they are to be cashed immediately. Once I cashed them to deduct 10% from the funds.
It goes on to inform me that most of their agents supply them from South Africa, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Morocco and also Nigeria. Once I had deducted my 10% to proceed to the nearest western union office to make the payment payable to the agent in Africa. Plus, I was to take out the western union wire charges after I send the balance via Western Union to:
Name: Mark Smith
Destination: 1 Kingsley drive, Isolo
Lagos 23401 Nigeria
Test question: Who do you trust
Answer: In GOD
Also stating that, from time of receipt from the transfer I would be expecting another payment in at least 5 days. Ending with : Thanks and God bless, Barry Willy of Barry Travels
I found four $500 American Express Gift Checks with this letter. I have had an American Express Gift check before and the ones I have look totally legit. So I signed them, then thought "this is too good to be true". I called my fiance and was told "no way!" So I got online and did some searching, called American Express and found out that the checks I have in my possession are counterfeit.
I almost fell for it!!!!
I would have been held liable for $2000 and the money would have been transferred out of the country with no way of getting it back and no way of prosecuting before the check were found to be counterfeit.
American Express informed me to send them to:
Salt Lake City, UT
I hope these people are out of some money themselves. And to close their letter with: THANKS AND GOD BLESS!!
Please use my letter to stop someone else from making a mistake! And help find these people responsible.
Thanks and good luck!! Your collection of stories are very informative.
I also received this letter from a friend that got arrested:
|Dear Miss young:|
My name is xxx and i was stupid enough to fall for this fake job offer that was posted on graigslist some time ago i was desparate and couldnt find a job i tried to cash the check they sent me with my name already printed on it. As soon as i tried to cash it i got arrested and charged and convicted of first degree forgery i got three yrs probation and a forgery conviction on my record. Prior to this my criminal record didnt have anything closely related to forgery nothing i never stole or committed a identity theft in my life and now i have to live with this for the rest of my life i feel i was set up and convicted wrongly i lost thousands of dollars of my own money in lawyer fees probation fees.and much more. I know its not your fault but i thought id share my nigerian nightmare scam and what it did and still doing to my life. Thank You for listening.