Job scam quick guide: it's a scam if...

  • they want you to collect and forward money in any way (a "money mule" job). You'll wind up engaged in money laundering, personally defrauded via expertly forged cheques, money orders, etc, or defrauding someone else who pays for goods that never arrive.
  • they want you to receive packages and reship them somewhere else. The goods will have been obtained fraudulently, and they're just using you to make the shipping address appear local. You will be aiding fraud.
  • they want up-front payment (either to them or someone else) of any sort for anything before you can get the job. This is advance fee fraud: there is no job -- it's just a big con to extract money from you.
  • they want you to buy any kind of "membership" or "kit" in order to start. Forget it -- it's not a real job at all: they're trying to sell you something, and they're probably making a bunch of other false claims about it if they're pitching it as a "job".
  • it's a job offer, and it's spam. There are LOTS of these scams about, as you can see.

Monday, July 10, 2006

Need extra? (Best Fast Job is now hiring...).

From: Ines <>
Date: Jul 10, 2006 8:13 PM
Subject: Need extra? (Best Fast Job is now hiring...).

Dear Sir/Madam everyone!

Need money? Please start job!

The best 2006 Offer for Ausralian Citizen. We make good offers for
everyone who's seeking for a better or additional job. We are
currently located in Europe, but we will open our australian business
offices in 2007.

This offer does not require any experience or any school degree. It
is the way for you to earn money without any serious effort. Job is
called Bank Courier. All the information available on our website ,
please visit:


-> 1.18+years old.
-> 2.You have to have a bank account in one of the following banks
(National Bank, Commonbank, Sancorpbank, Bendigobank, Credit Union).

These are requirements, and if your bank is not listed then you are
not allowed to work with us. You will get paid in time and in big
amounts. If you considered to start working with us, prepare your
bank account information and you need to be 18+ years old. To begin
your registration visit our website.

Best Regards
Australian Fast Job Company

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