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.

Saturday, October 07, 2006

Debt Chamber Inc

From: Lee [address redacted]
Date: Oct 7, 2006 8:40 PM
Subject: urban job
To: [address redacted]

Good day,
Debt Chamber Inc. is an established player within the insurance
industry of UK who is currently looking for a part-time Regional
Manager to join our team.
We need Regional Managers who are Results Orientated, with Strong
Communication Skills for Established Organization.
This role will see you making financial operations, as well as
developing other business opportunities through the promotion of
insurance retail and other products to new clients.
The ideal candidate must have an understanding of managing accounts
and developing business or a knowledge of the motor dealer network;
excellent communication skills and the ability to work in an
autonomous capacity.
We offer good salary plus commission.
For further information, please e-mail to
There are no entrance fees.
Only people with the right to work in Australia or New Zealand may
apply for this position.
For advice on obtaining an Australian visa visit

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