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A Sophisticated Scam That almost Looks Legitimate (2007)

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Today I received this email offering me a job. Little work 2-3 hours per day, excellent reward 1000-2000 EUR per month. Here's it as an image. Email Scam

Here's the text. Better than usual English though with some daft stuff- what is an "Assured Reason"? The REGISTER HERE site I've removed. It's dead anyway, and thius is just 3 days after the email was sent.

So how did I know it's a scam? Because it is just too good to be true. I think it's a variant of the old money laundering trick. People get sent cheques to pay into their account and then pay the money on, minus the fee. Of course where the original money came from is another question and not one you can answer easily when the Police come knocking. If you get these emails just delete them pronto. If you don't you'll most likely end up in jail and/or out of pocket as an associate and/or accomplice to money laundering.

CAUTION! PROPOSAL FOR EU APPLICANTS ONLY!

Our Staff Managers found your resume and due to some assured reasons you have been chosen as one of our potential applicant suitable for the Job listing.

We want to suggest you a vacancy of a Transaction Manager in your area in our company.
You will process payments between our corporation and our customers through your bank account with distant Internet operations.
There will be complete instruction with each transaction operation.
It is a part-time commission based job opening. We guarantee that you will get about 7% of each processed payment.

This job allows you to:
- Get financial independence working only 2-3 hours per day;
- Efficiently work at home;
- Get extra free time;
- Develop high self-pride and esteem.

Common requirements and abilities:
- Internet and e-mail skills;
- Knowledge in online work;
- Earlier customer service knowledge is a good benefit but not necessary;
- Capability to form good administrative reporting;
- Enthusiasm to work at home and take the responsibility to set up and achieve goals;
- Good contact with clients.

Wages: 1000-2000 EUR per month.

If you are interested, or if you need some more information, please REGISTER HERE!
Registration is FREE. Initial teaching is provided!
Please DO NOT REPLY to this message use the link above to contact us.

Thank you!

 

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