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.

Sunday, June 03, 2007

Elite Service Int.

Money mule scam, as made obvious by the part of the job description I've highlighted.

   Domain Name: ELITESEIRVICEINT.COM <-- scam
   Whois Server:
   Referral URL:
   Name Server: NS1.MYHOSTSERV.COM
   Name Server: NS2.MYHOSTSERV.COM
   Updated Date: 15-may-2007
   Creation Date: 15-may-2007 <-- new
   Expiration Date: 15-may-2008

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: <no_reply[@]>
Date: 26-May-2007 04:38
Subject: Elite Service Int.Company. Job

Job on

We  received your  contact on  CareerBuilder and would

like to consider you for the position of  Transport

operator  for Elite Service Int.Company.

Ћelite service intЛ  Cargo Company provides all types

of transportational services and cargo transportation.

The company s main field of work. We deal with cargo

transportation both in the USA and the whole world.

Considering present market, consumer who orders

transportational service expects timely and

high-quality cargo transportation all over the world.

High-quality fulfillment of the customer s

requirements is the result of well-coordinated and

organized work of personnel of the whole cargo

company, no matter if it s a manager, a driver or a


We are now seeking administrative/transport operator

to work at the convenience of their home, part-time..


The agent has to take the payment from the client and

transfer it to our main office or to one of our

regional subsidiaries depending on the client s


Salary 1000$ per month  + % . Agent s fee   5% from

each deal  (example: you get 1000$ to your bank

account, you take the money, 50$ is yours).

All transaction and further expenses concerning money

transference are paid by our company.

You will earn from 3500 to 6000 euro per оne month

In the attachments you will find the agreement with a

detailed job description

If you are interested in this trial period, which will

last for two months, during which you will receive

training, salary, and commission, please send your CV

to  Upon successful

completion of the trial period you may receive a

contract and continue working with elite service int,

change from part-time to full-time or continue working


If you have any questions please email

Thank You,

Elite service int


rachel said...

they contacted me and would not tell me why they were not registered with the BBB and kept wanting my bank account and routing number and a copy of my social security card and drivers liscence!!!

Spotter said...

Crumbs! That's an awful lot of personal information! Looks like these guys want to top it all off with some identity fraud.

Anonymous said...

Assholes, they want us to give our whole identity out to them, and they wouldn't even tell u their contact info, and there address is based on a PO Box #, which can never be true with real companies. Fucking Assholes. I Hate this shit.

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