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.

Thursday, April 12, 2007

I have a resume at It clearly states that it's there as scam-bait. This is a money mule scam.

   Domain Name: MONEY-WORLD-FIRST.COM <-- scam
   Whois Server:
   Referral URL:
   Name Server: YNS1.YAHOO.COM
   Name Server: YNS2.YAHOO.COM
   Updated Date: 11-apr-2007
   Creation Date: 11-apr-2007 <-- new
   Expiration Date: 11-apr-2008

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: CareerBuilder <>
Date: 12-Apr-2007 05:31
Subject: Information for your job
To: Deception Spotter <>



Dear Deception Spotter

We have found your resume at
indicate that the cached entity differs from the current entity (as

We would like to suggest you a job of a Transfer Manager in our
would be indicated by a change in Content-Length, Content-MD5, ETag
or Last-Modified), then the cache MUST treat the cache entry as
Your goal will be to process payments between
our company and our clients through the bank checques with remote

Internet operations. There will be detailed instruction with each

payment order. It is a commission based position. We guarantee that

you will get about 10% of each processed payment.

This job allows you to:

- Get financial independence working only 3-5 hours per day;

- Efficiently work at home;
Fielding, et. al. Standards Track [Page 50]
- Get additional free time;

- Develop high selfrespect and esteem.
RFC 2068 HTTP/1.1 January 1997

Common requirements and abilities:

- Internet and e-mail skills; Experience in online work;

- Prior customer service experience is a good benefit, but not a must;
9.5 POST
- Ability to create good administrative reporting;

- Willingness to work at home and take the responsibility to set up and
The POST method is used to request that the destination server accept
achieve goals;
the entity enclosed in the request as a new subordinate of the
- Effective interaction with customers;
resource identified by the Request-URI in the Request-Line. POST is

Salary: $700-$1300 per week
designed to allow a uniform method to cover the following functions:

Current Vacancies: 5

If you are interested, or if you need some more information,
o Annotation of existing resources;
please contact me directly at via my personal email address.

I will need
o Posting a message to a bulletin board, newsgroup, mailing list,

- your full name
or similar group of articles;

- mail address

- your mobile telephone number

o Providing a block of data, such as the result of submitting a
so I can send you the contract and other paperwork necessary for
form, to a data-handling process;
you to get started. I am looking forward to hear from you soon

as possible.


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