A Scam Email with the Subject "Part time job/job offer" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 09 Nov 2008 14:42:37 -0500 and has been classified as a Employment/Job Scam. The sender was "Paul Davis Art world"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
My name is Paul Davis; I am an artist together with my wife Susan
Davis, we are the Owners of Century Art Works in London (United
Kingdom) I live in London United Kingdom, with my two kids, our cat and dog, and the
Love of my life my wife Susan Davis. It is definitely a full house, I
Have been doing artworks since I was a small child that gives me about
23years of experience I majored in art in higher school and took a few
College art courses Most of my work is done in either pencil or
Airbrush mixed with colored pencils.
I have recently added designing and creating artwork on the computer, I
Have been selling my arts for the last 3 years and have had my work
Featured on trading cards, prints and in magazines, I have sold in
Galleries and to private collectors from all around the world. I am
Always facing serious difficulties when it comes to selling my art works to
Americans, they are always offering to pay with MONEY ORDER, which is
Difficult for me to cash here in London United Kingdom.
I am looking for a reliable representative in the
States who will be working for us on par time basis and I will be
Willing to pay 10% for every transaction, which wouldn’t affect your
Present job, someone who would help me receive payments from my
Customers in the states, I mean someone that is responsible and reliable because
The cost of coming to the states and getting payments is very expensive and
Time consuming; I am working on setting up a branch in the states for
Now I need a representative in the United States who will be handling the
Payment aspect for our company until we are able to set up a USA branch.
These payments are in money order and they would come to you in your
Name if you are willing to assist as a representative, all you need to
Do is cash the money order, deduct your percentage and Western Union
Charges then wire the rest back to us in the UK.
But the problem i have is trust, even though i have my way of getting
Anyone that tries to get away with our money, I mean the
FBI branch in Washington gets involved. It wouldn’t cost you any
Amount, you are to receive payments which will be sent to you by FedEx or ups from
My business partners, which will come in form of money order or cashier
Checks then you are to cash it and send the cash to me via Western
Union or Money Gram.
NOTE: All charges will be deducted from the money sent to you. You are
Therefore rest assured that you wouldn’t send a dime out of your
Personal money. If you are interested, please fill the application form below and
Send it back to me as soon as possible.
PAUL ARTS AND CRAFT APPLICATION FORM
1. FIRST NAME AND LAST NAME
5. ZIP CODE
7. PHONE NUMBER (S)
9. MARITAL STATUS
According to how you have been briefed earlier by me.
You are required and mandated to receive payment on behalf of the
You are to deduct 10% of all funds processed on a
Particular Transaction and forward the balance payment via Western
Union Money Transfer.
You will notify me a week ahead if eventually you want to discontinue
This job so as to terminate all payment coming your way to avoid conflict.
GET BACK TO ME VIA THIS E-MAIL BOX (email@example.com)