This email with the subject "COMPANY REPRESENTATIVE REQUIRED" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 08 Dec 2008 14:40:50 -0500 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "TEIKOKU OIL CO. LTD"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
TEIKOKU OIL CO. LTD., JAPAN www.teikokuoil.co.jp 31-10, Hatagaya 1-chome, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 151-8565, Japan Dear Representative, COMPANY REPRESENTATIVE REQUIRED I am Mr.Masatoshi Sugioka, Representative Director and President of TEIKOKU OIL. Teikoku Oil was founded in 1941 as a semi-governmental company in accordance with the Teikoku Oil Law to unify the existing Japanese oil exploration companies at the time, continues to operate with corporate strategies to keep pace with changing times and maintain the momentum of its progress in the steel industry as well as the other businesses in which the Company engages. Based on the above management principle, Teikoku Oil has been instrumental in securing both domestic and international energy resources as a pioneer of Japans' oil & gas development over the past 65 years.The structures of many industries are changing at breakneck speed as mergers and restructuring proceed apace. In the thick of these changes, TEIKOKU OIL is working with affiliated companies to attach more weight to well-coordinated management throughout the Group. Specifically, TEIKOKU OIL is positioning three of its businesses-steel sheets, silicon, and steel tubes and pipes, in particular seamless steel pipes-at the core of the Group's operations. The Company is working hard to bolster the efficiency and speed of its management and strengthen its operations by improving costs, quality, delivery times, and R&D capabilities. The Company is constantly aware of its environmental responsibilities, contributing to environmental preservation on a global scale and the realization of a recycling society. We wish to crave your indulgence that we are searching for representatives (Reputable Individual/Business owners who can help us establish a medium of getting to our customers in the Canada/ America/ Europe and other nearby countries as well as making payments through you to us. You do not have to leave your present job for this one because this job offer will be on a part time basis as it comes once in a while and remuneration is on a percentage basis of 8% of the total amount you receive from my customers at any time on my behalf. The reason I seek your assistance is that American and Canadian cheques take a long time to clear here in Japan, and when it's by wire transfer, we pay huge taxes on them. Thereby holding business down for my associates and me.Now I already have customers who are ready to remit cash to me. Please to facilitate the conclusion of this transaction if accepted, do send me promptly the following below by my private Email: email@example.com (1) Your full names & Contact address: (2) Company Name & address & position (3) Tele/cell numbers: (4) Occupation: (5) Age: (6) Sex: (7) Annual income: We would be glad to have you as one of our esteemed Representative in your location and be rest assured that adequate pecuniary and lucrative compensations will be given and other benefits follows. Upon appointment, you are allowed the opportunity of determining the method or mode through which you would be paid for your services as our Representative in any of these Regions. NOTE: Our stocks/shares are currently for sale as a way of investment. If you would like to invest in our company please indicate so that we can give you the procedure. We await your response. Regards, Masatoshi Sugioka (President) Website: http://www.teikokuoil.co.jp/eteiseki/company/outline.html Email: firstname.lastname@example.org FMEWWFPYRNMWRPLVSPYLQMIYNCBZEQMHQXLDWJ