This email with the subject "Need Money? Let's Start Working." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 17 Jan 2008 12:47:50 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "Mr. Story" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear Sir (or Madam), please read the entire job's description and answer to all five questions mentioned: Due to a high success of our company in trading fields(at least 800.000 satisfied clients),and also to some various complains concerning the large period of time to accomplish payment transactions between US and Europe, we have decided to draft US personnel in order to facilitate this process. In order to be able to charge the client we have to keep the supplier's identity secret so we will redirect the client's payment to you. After you will receive the payment and keep our errand(15%),you have to send the rest of the money to the supplier by using his preferred payment method. We can attach, on your request, a picture which will provide you the business's steps : 1.Our company invested and invest in all the major trading markets. 2.The supplier contact us with a offer. 3.After a review is made we decide if we (or not) engage on promoting their products. 4.A contract is made between supplier and our company. 5.The clients contact us in order to purchase these products and after they'll sign an agreement contract, we'll start the transaction. 6.We redirect the client's payment to you and after you'll keep our(and yours) earnings, it is your obligation to transfer the rest (85%) . All the transfer fees will be supported by the supplier. Our company will never ask you to support or to invest a penny from your own pocket. Requirements : 1. Elementary knowledge of payment transactions. 2. The possibility to accept at least one of this payment methods : a) Wire transfer b) Checks c) Money orders 3. Promptitude in sending the payment to the supplier. 4. Due to the high taxes concerning the transfer of money between US and Netherland, you have to keep our fee until the amount will become more than $1000 . 5. Ability to send us our commission on request. Earnings : 1.Our company charges every transaction with 15% : a) 10% is your earning to every transaction b) 5% is our company fee 2.After you sign our contract, no matter how many transactions you will intermediate, our company will offer you a minimum income of $1,000.00 per month . Interdiction : 1.Not to fulfill the of confidentiality between our clients. 2.Delaying the payment to our suppliers, after you have already received the buyer's amount(in the most cases our company shall request you to transfer the payment in the same day after you will get your errand). 3.Impossibility of transferring our earnings on request. Note : If you don't respect one of the mentioned above, our collaboration will be over. Top 5 earnings for the last month : xxxxx - $14,970.00 xxxxx - $13,697.00 xxxxx - $11,658.00 xxxxx - $10,171.00 xxxxx - $8,519.00 If you fulfill our demands and you want to become one of us then answer the following questions: 1.Are you interested on a Full time or Part time job? 2.If you work part time then let us know how many hours per day . 3.Which bank are you collaborating with right now? 4.What payment method do you prefer ? 5.Do you have a negative background ? Contact US: email@example.com Kind regards Mr. Story