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.

Friday, August 28, 2009

Thuong Hang Lu Woollen Textile Co.,Ltd. (not)

I get the impression that there is a scammer out there (this one) who does nothing but impersonate various Chinese textile companies -- or just make up names of Chinese textile companies -- I'm not sure which. Anyhow, this one is targeting folks from New Zealand, which is something I don't see much.

The scam is a money mule scam: the scammer wants to send you fraudulent money orders or something like that, and have you send back cash via Western Union.

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Mr.Zheng Choua <[redacted (unverifiable, probably false)]>
Date: 2009/8/12 UTC
Subject: Company Representatives Is Needed (Job Offer)

Dear Sir/Madam,

I'M Mr.Zheng Choua, the Sales Manager of (Thuong Hang Lu Woollen Textile Co.,Ltd.), the major producer of textile and fabric material in China.

We are looking for a trustworthy representative in New Zealand that can help as a link between our company and our client over there.we would like to know if you are interested to work from home for us and earn up to $800 to $1,500 Dollars weekly for your services.

(Thuong Hang Lu Woollen Textile Co.,Ltd.) needs a book-keeper or representative in New Zealand,so we want to know if you will like to work from home and get paid weekly without leaving or affecting your present job?

Our company produces various clothing materials, batiks, assorted fabrics and traditional costumes.We have clients we supply goods weekly in New Zealand and our clients make payments for our supplies every week in form of money orders and Bank Transfar which are not cashable here in China,so we need someone in New Zealand to work as our representative to assist us in processing payments from our clients and we will pay him/her weekly wage.

All you need to do is to receive this payment from our clients in New Zealand on behalf of our company and get it cashed at your bank then deduct your 10% and forward the balance to our company here in China.


1.Full Names______________________________
2.House Address___________________________
6.Phone Number____________________________
10. Sex___________________________________

Thank you as we await your further response.
In Trust And Good Faith

Mr.Zheng Choua, Sales Manager,
(Thuong Hang Lu Woollen Textile Co.,Ltd.)
Contact Phone: +8613691160645
Address: 508 Bohaisan Rd., Binzhou city, Shandong province, China
8 East Guangdian Road,
Hutang Town, Wujin,
Ghangzhou City,
Jiangsu Province.China
Zip: 213161

Global Shipping Agency

If you've arrived here wondering if this is a scam, then YES IT IS. It's a big league theft, fraud, and money laundering scam. They need suckers to act as "money mules" -- people who unwittingly launder money on behalf of these crooks. For much more extensive coverage of this scam than I can offer, see bobbear's coverage of the scam.

These folks have been hitting the spam folder A LOT in the past week or three. I've counted somewhere on the order of seventy spams, and they may not be finished yet. The folks behind this spam are obviously the more serious criminal types, since they're doing a fair bit to muddy the waters: they use multiple domain names for their website, and they never use the same name (in the "my name is" phrase) twice.

Domain names seen in this scam to date include (registered 01-aug-2009), (registered 01-aug-2009), (registered 05-aug-2009), (registered 05-aug-2009), (registered 12-aug-2009), (registered 12-aug-2009), (registered 12-aug-2009), (registered 12-aug-2009), (registered 12-aug-2009), and (registered 12-aug-2009).

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Global Shipping Agency <[redacted (false, random)]>
Date: 2009/8/10 UTC
Subject: Got free time? Become richer!
To: [redacted (false, random)]

Dear Sir/Madam,

My name is [Random Random], I am a Personnel Department manager in Global Shipping Agency Ltd and I would like to offer you a job of Customer Service Financial Assistant in our company.

First of all, I would like to make a brief review on our company. Global Shipping Agency Ltd. (GSA Ltd.) was formed in 1996, we are an International Shipping Company based in Hong Kong. We aim to deal with both the intricate logistics and freight forwarding requirements of major companies and PLC's as well as smaller companies and household removals. With everybody receiving the same high level of professional service - whether using our express air services or cheaper freight forwarding or groupage freight shipping services.


For more information, please visit our web-site

Today we would like to offer you a position of our Customer Service Financial Assistant with a prospect of a career growth.

In January, 2009 our Marketing Department started a research in the USA to determine the places with the highest customer activity. By the time research finishes, there will be up to 5 cities chosen, with the highest level of clients' activity. We will be happy to offer you a position of a full-time manager at one of our newly opened American offices, once you perform well at a part-time position.

As for now, let me tell more about a part-time position of a Customer Service Financial Assistant.
At this position, you would be responsible to deal with the payments form our European customers; these can be companies or private individuals. You will be a middleman between our customers based in Europe and the regional branches of the company. Your mission will be to fasten the process of payment delivery, so that to help us get the payments in regional branches efficiently, deal with each of the customer orders in shortest possible dates, attract extra customers and improve company's total profit.

Moreover, it is important to notice, that we work on special program under patronage of US Government for reducing cheap-contracts taxes. The reason we join that program is the European Union economic restrictions that affect us. If the payment is forwarded directly to one of our European accounts, our customers would have to pay another 25%-27% as a fee to the European government, which would make their expenses much higher. This 27%-Law was made by European Bank Association to protect the interests of European banks, but it affects us as well.

This is a step-by-step description of your responsibilities on a position during the approbation period:

You will have to deal with the customer payments, arranged by the Company Head Office for you. Our Head office will arrange every new coming payment with you in advance over the phone ( so that to make sure you are available) and then send you an e-mail with all the details that you might need, a step-by-step instruction, exact amount transferred, the name of the customer who made the payment and the details of the regional branch the money is supposed to be sent to.
So, after the customer makes a payment to your bank account, we will send you an e-mail with all the details of the payment. Once the payment is shown at your available balance, you are supposed to deduct your 10% commission first. Out of the 90% left you are supposed to deduct the related charges for the Western Union fee. The amount left after all the deductions are made is supposed to be transferred by Western Union to one of our regional branches (depending from and to what destination the transportation is required).

We use Western Union service to fasten the process of payment delivery – this I an instant money transfer service, and the money you sent is available for the receiver immediately.

As this is a part-time job position – you will get 2 payments a week to deal with during the approbation period and then up to 3-4 payments a week once we sign up a working agreement with you. Once you get some experience, you will probably need less than 1,5 hours to finish the whole task.

We offer that for the approbation period for the incoming customer payments you either use the existing bank account of yours or open a separate bank account for the company needs ( the amount of each payment on the trial period will not exceed 10000 usd). Once we sign up a long-term working agreement with you, we will assist you in opening a business account for the company payments as we will expect more payments of larger amounts to be arranged for you to deal with. The business account takes some time and effort to be opened, and so that not to lose time (as we are just going to test each other) we advice to start with some private account first.

The approbation period lasts for 2 weeks, which allows both of us make sure we are comfortable to deal with each other. We will sign up a pre-contract agreement with you, which will be valid through the approbation period only. Once the approbation period has gone through successfully, we will be happy to sign up a long-term working agreement for part-time employment on a regular basis with you. Some of our lawyers come to the USA every 1-2 months, so once a lawyer comes to the USA, we will arrange a meeting for you, for all the papers to be signed up.

This position offers excellent benefits and basic salary of $2000 a month, along with long term career progression opportunity. Apart from a basic salary, we also offer you a 10% commission out of each project you are dealing with, so that to encourage you to deal with more payments and keep your interest in finishing any new coming task in shortest possible dates.

Once you get more experienced and are able to come with your duties easily, you will be offered to take more responsibility on a position. Experienced managers normally do all the arrangements regarding new coming customer orders themselves – communicating with the customers and regional branches, making lists of transportations, authorizing each new customer order with the company Head Office, dealing with the payments and sending them to the final destination. These responsibilities involve more time to be spent, but as well higher earnings. For all the business calls to go through successfully, you will be equipped with an iPhone. As well we will cover your international call expenses.

If you have any questions, please, do not hesitate to e-mail us.
We are looking forward to hearing from you ASAP.

Syfer Technology Limited UK (Impostors)

Note that is a real company -- these scammers do not have anything to do with it, however. They are just using Syfer's name as a cover story. The WHOIS data for lists their address as Old Stoke Road, Arminghall, Norwich, UK -- not the address listed in this spam. In any case, the scam is probably cheque fraud (receive and cash fraudulent cheques, forward the money, then lose out when the cheque bounces).

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: SYFER TECHNOLOGY <[redacted (unverifiable)]>
Date: 2009/8/8 UTC

7 Jupiter House, Calleva Park,
Aldermaston, Berkshire,
RG7 8NN,

Dear Sir/Madam,

I am Mr. Michael Williams am 45 years of age am the Chief Executive Officer Of Syfer Technology Limited UK, I am introducing this proposal to you to work for the company as a representative in Canada/United States Of America as a part-time worker and you would paid 10% every payment you receive for the company.

In regards to this we deal on sales of computer products/software to our clients in Canada/united States, and we would be most grateful if you could accept our offer in other to strengthen the Relationship between you and our numerous clients overseas There are certain criteria's that have to be met while we get a response from you, the company would issue out a form for you to fill And get back to us as soon as possible.

Your job will be to receive payment (on our behalf) from prospective clients, which will be sent to you via mail or courier service  ( payment is a check, money order or draft) and have it cashed at your bank or any designated cashing point.

Whatever the form of payment is you are to immediately deduct your commission (10% of the money) and forward the balance to us or any of our various branches as you are instructed to do.


FULL NAMES: .....................................

CONTACT ADDRESS: ...............................

OCCUPATION: ................................................

MARITAL STATUS: ...............................................


NATIONALITY: ...............................

COUNTRY OF RESDENCE: ..................................

MOBILE NUMBER/ FAX NUMBER: ...............

OFFICE ADDRESS: .....................................

Do you have checking account? YES/NO.................

Bank name:.........................

Once more we would appreciate your urgent response to this mail
Thank you and God Bless.
>From Management and Staff of Syfer Technology.
Michael Williams

Executive Service Manager

This job offer has no copmany name, and no details. At a guess, it's a money mule scam of some sort (most scams are). If anyone has more correspondence from these scammers, however, please share it here.

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: MCINTYRE CHARMAINE <> [SPF verified]
Date: 2009/8/4 UTC
Subject: Part-time job (792).
To: [redacted (privacy)]

Req'd Education: High School
Job Location: United States
Citizenship or Work-Visa: US
Base Pay: 72,000/year
Employee Type: Part-Time/Home-Based
Bonus: Yes

Executive Service Manager - 20 hours a week (four days a week). If you
are interested in working with a strong leadership team, evolving our
products and a team that feels more like a family than co-workers…than
this is the place for you! You will enjoy a business casual work
environment, with fun and rewarding career advancement opportunities.
Flexible scheduling possible.

High School required. PC and Internet, MS Office or compatible. Must
have strong writing and communication skills.

To Apply:
Forward your phone number and other contact details to : and wait for response next 24h - 48h.

Have a good day!


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This is a money mule job scam.

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Addie Reid <[redacted (unverifiable)]>
Date: 2009/8/4 UTC
Subject: Guaranteed Income from 1 hour a day
To: [redacted (privacy)]

Hello Dear,
We at  MVRDC Inc., a company specialised in handcut diamonds have a position available for you in
response to your initial request for employment in search directory for USA, CANADA, UK AND EUROPE.
We are based outside the United States Of America

Handcut diamond orders has been coming from North America  lately and we have not been able
to process these orders completely since we do not have a payment receiving personnel in this area.
So we have decided to recruit Payment Officers via the Internet hence we will  be needing a
representative to process our payments in this area. payments come in money orders or wire transfers
Every  payment made attracts a 10% commission for a prospective empolyee.
Interested persons should send the below information only to

First name :
Last name :
Full Address (NOT P.O BOX) :
City :
State :
Country :
Zip Code :
Tel numbers :
Age :
Best means of communication?email/phone

Please reply only to our special e-mail:

Thank You
Stephen Passlack

Changzhou Changrun Imp. & Exp. Co., Ltd.

This is a scam -- probably cheque fraud or money order forgery. It seems to target Australians, which is odd. Usually when Australians are targeted, it's a money mule scam involving direct transfer. If anyone has acutally conversed with these scammers, I'd be interested to see the details.

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Lifu Gu <>
Date: 2009/8/3
Subject: Company Book-keeper Representative Is Needed (Job Offer)

Dear Sir/Madam,

I'm, Mr.Lifu Gu, the Sales Manager of Changzhou Changrun Imp. & Exp. Co., Ltd.), the major producer of textile and fabric material in China.

We are looking for a trustworthy representative in Australia that can help as a link between our company and our client over there.we would like to know if you are interested to work from home for us and earn $1,500 weekly for your services.

Changzhou Changrun Imp. & Exp. Co., Ltd.) needs a book-keeper or representative in Australia,so we want to know if you will like to work from home and get paid weekly without leaving or affecting your present job?

Our company produces various clothing materials, batiks, assorted fabrics and traditional costumes.We have clients we supply goods weekly in Australia and our clients make payments for our supplies every week in form of money orders and Bank Transfar which are not cashable here in China,so we need someone in Australia to work as our representative to assist us in processing payments from our clients and we will pay him/her weekly wage.

All you need to do is to receive this payment from our clients in Australia on behalf of our company and get it cashed at your bank then deduct your 10% and forward the balance to our company here in China.



1.Full Names______________________________
2.House Address___________________________
6.Phone Number____________________________
9.Age ____________________________________
10. Sex___________________________________

if you interested to assit our company kindly Contact us via.

Thank you as we await your further response.

Main Contact Person: Lifu Gu,
Changzhou Changrun Imp. & Exp. Co., Ltd.
Address:Room 709, Suite 8,
8 East Guangdian Road,
Hutang Town, Wujin,
Changzhou City,
Jiangsu Province. China
Zip: 213161
Phone Number:  - 86-13691160645

Mega Establishment Co. Ltd.

This is a scam -- probably cheque fraud. All "payment processor" jobs are scams, by the way.

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Mr. Richard Wang <[redacted (unverifiable)]>
Date: 2009/8/2 UTC
Subject: Be our company representative

Mega Establishment Co. Ltd,
Import and Export Deport,
29060 Wang Yuen, Hong Kong,

My name is Richard Wang, the secretary to Mega Establishment Co. Ltd here in Wang
Yuen, Hong Kong. We are group of enterprise established to import and export all
Kind of goods including companies/Industries Machineries, Electronics and
Spear-Parts ordered by our customers around the Globe, especially Europe, America,
Africa, Asia and Canada.

On behalf of the Mega Establishment/Board of Director, I am pleased to inform you
that Vacancy is open for foreign employment for those who can work as our company
International Representative that can handle the position of Payment receiving

If you know that you can handle the position, please kindly let us know and forward to
us the following datas:

1. Full Names:
2. Contact Address:
3. Sex:
4. Date of Birth/Age:
5. Phone/Fax Number:
6. Occupation:
7. Company Name/Company Address:
8. Bank Name:

IMPORTANT NOTE: You must be over 21 years of age.

We await your Complete Data for Job processment.

Yours Faithfully,

Richard Wang
Mega Establishment Co. Ltd
Wang Yuen, Hong Kong.


This is a money mule job scam, also reported by bobbear early this month.

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Luella Blue <[redacted (unverifiable)]>
Date: 2009/8/8 UTC
Subject: Job for you
To: [redacted (privacy)]


My name is Alisa Miller. I am a manager of 2Consumer company.
We would like to offer the perspective career to you. We propose a vacancy of the regional agent. The average salary will be about $2000-4500 monthly. You can familiarize with our current vacancy.

REASON : Most customers prefer to pay within their own country and it's much faster than sending an international Money Order. Small companies can't transfer
international transactions. And have restricion to do international transfers. But our personal clients have business in Russia, Ukraine and other CIS countries, and they can't receive international payments. Your task is receiving and transferring payments to our clients.

You will receive and cash out several types of payments: PayPal payments and Direct Bank Deposit.

1) Your salary is 7% of each payment.
2) You don't need to wait end of month to get paid. Your salary share included to each payment.
3) You not spend your own money. All charges to withdrawal or transfer money shared at payment.
4) Your financial information will never reach to third parts. It's safe, private and secured type of PayPal payments.
5) You can work 1-3 hours per day or fulltime.

To apply for this position or to make an inquiry, please email us ONLY at:

Please use the following vacancy code in the header of your email: 2C. Also, please do not forget to include your contact
information (phone and email) in your message.

2Consumer company
Ukraine, Odessa
2 Kulikovskij per 5
Ukraine Support:
+380 (44) 36-29-367
US Fax: 1-800-622-8610

Wednesday, August 12, 2009

Milet Business Company

This spam was sent from IP address, which is allocated to an ADSL pool in Turkey. I mention this because it more-or-less explains the weird "from" and "reply-to" addresses on this spam, although I doubt that they were intentional. In any case, the scammer really wants a reply to the "" address mentioned at the end of the message. As for the scam itself: "finance manager" just screams "money mule scam". Do you really need any more details?

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Buddy Hammond <>
Date: 2009/8/1
Subject: Part time job
To: [redacted (privacy)]

Milet Business Company has an open vacancy for a FINANCE MANAGER position.

We do our best to fit all our customers needs as soon as possible. That is why our staff is a professionally trained team, that can solve any problem that occurs on their way. We are not just a group of people, we are a family. We offer you, our potential colleague, to join us. See below, what we can offer you.

General Requirements:

- Be at least 21 years old.

- No special Qualifications Needed.

- Minimal experience and knowledge of basic bank operations.

- Ability to maintain confidentiality of all information.

- Willingness to work at home, take responsibility, set up and achieve goals.

- The ability to create good administrative reporting.

- Honesty, responsibility and promptness in operations.

- The ability to operate with more than one task effectively, and have an adaptable, flexible, professional attitude.

- The ability to keep us in touch, on-time and detailed reporting.

- Ability to work on-line, Internet and e-mail skills.

What we offer you:

- Generous salary (over 3,000.00 USD per month).

- Social benefits and medical insurance.

- Free training and seminars.

- Paid Holidays plus 3 weeks of Paid Time Off (PTO).

This is an easy job, but your help is very important for us and our clients. This job does not require any special education. You wouldn't have to pay us for taking you on our list. However we guarantee stable income.

If you wish to apply for a position, please send your resume only to our e-mail:

Team Hot Jobs

This spam originated at, which WHOIS reports as assigned to Nigeria, the world capital of Advance Fee Fraud and various other misdemeanours. The jobs that they offer you are likely to be "hot" in all the wrong ways -- not to mention that it's a bad idea to hand out loads of personally identifying information to potential fraudsters.

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Dr. Qumrul Ahsan <[redacted (unverifiable)]>
Date: 2009/7/29
Subject: Need A Plum Job

Top Of The Day To You,

Need a Plum Job? Do you want us to do your entire job search while you relax
and wait, instead of starring at your pc without tangible result of a good
and exciting job offer? For the last two years, our team of expect has
been studying Europe and Australia cravings for workers but their citizens
are reluctant towards the jobs which are offer to them because of one
reasons or the other; whereas there a lot of people all over the world in
need of the job opportunity.

So a couple of months ago our directives and expert took a big step by
contacting all companies, factories and industries; mega and upcoming for
allow us access to there job vacancy database, so as to make contact to Job
seekers when there is a vacancy in
any of the company... About two months ago, we sent curriculum vitae or
Résumés which were forwarded to us to the companies that had vacancies;
though we did
this as a test every single one of the applicants got a job in with
respective qualification.

If you want that dream job in the EU and AU, contact us with your detailed
C.V attached to your email then we will get back to you within 72hrs

Team Hot Jobs
making job seeking a lot more easy.


This is a check fraud scam: you receive fraudulent checks, deposit them in your account, draw on them, send money to scammer via Western Union, then lose everything when the check bounces and the bank accuses you of fraud.

The formatting in this spam is odd (all the "@^}." stuff). I expect that the message was sent by exploiting a bug in a web-to-mail feedback form, and this is a side-effect of the exploit.

This report is nearly a month late because I've been too busy to deal with spam lately.

---------- Forwarded message ----------
Date: 2009/7/19
Subject: KINDLY READ!!

@^}.A new job opening in your Area, It's a work from home/office position and you are not required to pay any registration fee or pay for any application form before you
get employed.

@^}.Get/receive payment from Clients/Customers.
@^}.Process Payments at your Bank.
@^}.Deduct 1/10 which is your commission/Payment on check
@^}.Forward the remaining 9/10 to the information that will
be provided later on.






@^}.ZIP CODE:-




@^}.PHONE NUMBERS (Home and Mobile):-


Fill the above application so as to qualify you for the
position and send via e-mail to: CONTACTSINOCHEM@AOL.COM
This space is opened till the 4th of August, 2009 (for
USA/CANADA Residence only). Mr. CHEN Guogang Chief Financial

YOKOHAMA Trading Company

This is a scam. It's a money mule scam, or more specifically a check fraud scam. All job offers which involve "payment processing" of this sort are scams, and not actually offered by any legitimate company. The fraudsters want victims to bank forged checks on their behalf, or sometimes receive fraudulent money transfers of some other kind.

The idea that "Yokohama Trading Company" would be based out of China seems a little incongruous. I don't think these scammers are from Asia. (My guess is they're from Africa.)

This report is a month late. I've been busy.

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Ajin pimkilin <> [SPF verified]
Date: 2009/7/11
Subject: JOB OFFER

YOKOHAMA Trading Company
Payment Managers Wanted for 2008 Quarter Job Processing Unit     
Dear Candidate,   
We have a partime job offer available for you that will not disturb  your present occupation. We are an International trading company with  our corporate headquarters based in CHINA  Since establishment in 1988  we have done our business in Mainland Asia, and U.S, in 1990 we  extended our Region of supplies due to continuous demands to Northern  America and Europe at large.
We deal on raw factory materials and  finished personal care products including live long products. Due to  our competent records for treating customer demands and supplies,  customers have referred us to other possible clients and we have been  receiving orders from Northern America, Europe and Australia.   
This is one of many few important factors causing setbacks to our  organization to which we have been looking into possible ways of  solution and that is why I am contacting you today.
Most of our  customers would like to pay with their cashier check, Money order, or  wire transfer into a bank account but our organization is facing  serious problem in accepting any form of these payment and this is  what  has limited our sales and patronage to the statistics as given above. 
It is estimated that we have a multiple of the recorded statistics if  we can accept such customers willing to have such payments as it is  recorded now that we have more demands than supply.
We are in  desperate  need of representatives in your country who will be able to  receive  cash on our behalf and will at the end of the week send accumulated  cash to our depository account in the United Kingdom. And this is my  proposal to you, I would like to offer you an opportunity to  represent us and you will be a beneficiary of a whooping sum as cash flows  in. 
We have two options depending on how you wish to be paid.   
1. You could earn monthly, for which we will be paying you a fixed  sum of 10,000 US Dollars 
2. You could be earning as cash comes in, that means you will have a  percentage from every money that comes in, we will pay you 10 percent  of the total cash you send into our account at the end of every week  or fortnight as you choose to remit payment.
For informational purpose  we rake in between $2,000-10,000 weekly on the average provided our  products and services get to our customers according to schedule and  this is expected to increase in the next few months.   
I would like to know if you accept my proposal and if you would like  to take part so I could let you know how we are going to go about  this and I would tell you what to do. If you are interested in this  proposal, I will advice you to provide us the following information;   
(I)Your Full Names 
(II)Mailing address, city, State, Zip code 
(III)Phone and or fax numbers 
(IV)Present job(Optional) 
(VI)Mode of Identification (If Any) 
(VII)Bank name (If Any)   
All correspondence email should be email to the payment Job  Processing Unit. Time: 24 Hours daily by e-mail using the contact  information as  set below and we'll respond to you within 24-48 Hours with more  informations about our business and your duty as a payment officer. 
Best Regards, 
(Job Processing Unit) 
Payments lnstructor

Post Express Inc

This looks like a reshipper scam: a job that involves receiving packages and re-sending them elsewhere. Credit card fraudsters need reshippers so that their fraudulent credit card purchases look less suspicious. Anyone who gets involved in this sort of work can expect an awkward visit from the police sooner or later.

This report is about a month late, sorry.

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: <[redacted (unverifiable)]>
Date: 2009/7/10
Subject: Part-time employment
To: [redacted (privacy)]


Post Express Inc is currently hiring for the position of Mailing Assistant. If you feel that you are a self-motivated and career-oriented person, we highly encourage you to spare a minute and learn more about our current openings.

Primary job requirements:

* Basic knowledge of the computer
* Ability to print and scan documents
* Knowledge of such programs as Adobe Acrobat Reader and Microsoft Office
* Ability to pick up packages weighing up to 30lbs.

If you believe that you can meet these basic job requirements and are interested in joining our company as a well-paid Mailing Assistant, please email us at Our Human Resources Manager will contact you within the following 24-48 hours.

Best Regards,
Scott Newton
Post Express Inc, HR Department

BorGoss Company

This is a scam. It looks like credit card fraudsters are recruiting people to reship their fraudulently-obtained goods, but the description is sufficiently vague that other illegalities could be involved.

I'm late in reporting this. Sorry. I've been busy.

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Graham Pacheco <[redacted (unverifiable)]>
Date: 2009/7/6
Subject: Part time work
To: [redacted (privacy)]

BorGoss Company provides storage, transport and multi-facetted value added services along the entire value added chain. BorGoss Company thereby helps you to optimize all of your processes related to your special logistics requirements. The logistics product portfolio comprises complex solutions in the areas of procurement, production supply and disposal, and distribution.
50, 100, 250: Many figures speak for BorGoss Company. The number that counts for us, however, is 120. What is the significance of this number? It stands for the strength of our workforce, whose members are linked by a strong sense of community. Our employees do not just carry out orders; they think entrepreneurial. When BorGoss Company calls upon them, they work together to achieve a logistic tour de force.

We are looking for ambitious and high qualified person (male or female) with highest aspirations and the willingness to work with our team, we are looking for Supply Chain Coordinator, the person who will be responsible for coordinating of all our merchandise movements. Payment depends of your personal skills and experience. More details in our future communication.

Your profile:
Ability and willingness to supply internal and external customers with optimal performance at any time
Ability to build and foster long-term relationships
Ability to assert oneself
Fluent in spoken and written English
Contact phone (preferably Mobile)

Our offer:
The opportunity to work and develop within an international, fast growing company
A modern, supportive and friendly work environment
Being part of a skilled and motivated team
Insurance & 401(k) plan

Please be free in any additional questions regarding this position.
Attaching your cover letter as well as your detailed CV. This will enable us to provide you with the best service.
Please note that no document should exceed 1.5 MB in size.

Please reply only to our e-mail:

We should be grateful for an early reply, thank you.

Contact info: Mr. Volt,

BellHouse Fabrics & Interiors

I've been slack on the scam-reporting front of late, so this one is over a month old now. I don't have a lot to say about it: it's a money mule scam of some sort. The theme of "fabrics company" is surprisingly popular with scammers: just search this blog for "fabrics" and see.

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Rev Richard Cooper. <[redacted (unverifiable)]>
Date: 2009/7/4

BellHouse Fabrics & Interiors-
Cranbrook,Kent. UK - TN17 3DN

My name is Rev Richard Cooper, I am emailing you on behalf of BellHouse Fabrics & Interiors, United Kingdom. I would like to know if you would like to work online from home and get paid without affecting your present job or even affecting your day-to-day activities of any kind, actually we need a representative who can work for our company as an Online Payment Processor.

We are presently making waves in the United Kingdom & Northern Ireland fabric markets, we intend expanding our business towards the United States of America by accepting orders from both individuals and companies within USA. We recently placed Ad's on online websites for sales of our fabrics and got a very good number of requests for our products,however it is against our company policy to accept International Payments such as : UK Bank Wire Transfer , USA Bank Wire Transfers. Therefore, we are requesting your partnership to assist in receiving payments on behalf of our company.

We are willing to pay you 10% for every payment processed through you from our clients/customers who will pay for their products which are purchased from our secure website stated above. These payments are coming from these clients within USA and will be sent to you directly from our customers, all you have to do is lodge and cash each payment, deduct 10% and forward 90% to our Payment Processing Center via Western Union Money Transfer / MoneyGram Money Transfer. All sending fee's are to be deducted from our 90%, however you will be required to have a valid checking account in which our customers might request to make payment either via Wire Transfer (Bank to Bank Transfer) or either via Certified Check.

You do not require any special skills to work with our firm, however in order to apply for this job you need to ensure you have access to your e-mail regularly and reply to our e-mails promptly. You will also need to provide us with a valid phone in which you can be reached at anytime in case of any special update, in order to accept this job kindly fill the form stated below :

Please if you are interested forward to us your following details:

1. Full Names: ................
2. Contact address: ...........
3. Telephone/mobile and fax number...
4. Gender......
5. Age.......
6. Occupation: .......
7. Bank Name.......


P.S: You must have a valid checking account in which can be used to receive payments being sent from a customer, this might be via Wire Transfer or Direct Deposit.

Kindly get back to me ASAP by filling the form stated above, once i hear from you i will immediately send you a reply with further information.


Rev Richard Cooper.