Scam Emails Archive : Generic



This email with the subject "PERSONAL ASSISTANT WANTED URGENTLY" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 22 Apr 2011 13:36:03 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.

The sender was STEVE MILLER <>, although it may have been spoofed.

Dear Applicant,
I run a Small Art Gallery store and i am in need of personal assistant. I am Steve Miller, Where 
are you located? I would love to meet up with you to talk about this job but I am currently away on 
business. I am presently in the Australia so there will be no interview, I will pre-pay you in 
advance to do my business errands. I will also have my mails and packages forwarded to your 
address. If you will be unable to stay at your house to get my mails, I can have it shipped to a 
post office close to you and then you can pick it up at your convenience. When you get my 
mails/packages; you are required to mail them to where I want them mailed to. You don't have to put 
money out of your pocket, all you have to do is have packages shipped to your house and do my 
shopping. You are allowed to open the packages to reveal its content.
The content of the packages are artworks, drawing and paintings and personal letters. All expenses 
and taxes will be covered by me.You will work between 18 and 20hrs a week How much will you charge 
per-week ? I will be paying $500 per-week for this position. That is not a bad offer is it? I need 
your service because I am constantly out of town. I work in real estate and I own Small Art Gallery 
in Victoria { Australia }. I will return to the Country by May 30 2011 so this process will be 
going-on till I get back in May 30 2011. If you don't mind, I will meet up with you when I return 
and then we can talk about the possibility of making this long term.
Well, let me know if you are able to handle the position. I will email you the list and pictures of 
what to shop for when I am ready. No heavy packages is involved! You can do the shopping at any 
nearest stores. You will be shopping for artworks, drawing and paintings. I will provide you my 
personal UPS account number for Shipping. All you have to do is provide my account number to UPS 
and shipping charges will be applied into the account. I will provide clear set of instructions for 
each task I need done as well the funds to cover them. If I were to mail you money to do my 
shopping plus upfront payment for your service, where would you want it mailed to? How should your 
name appear on the money? Maybe you can provide me with the following details below.
Full Name:
Full Address:
Age and Sex:
Phone Number:
Get back to me with the required details above , So that the pay-check can be forward to you as 
soon as possible and I will appreciate quick response from you.Thanks and please get back to me 
asap and confirm this mail asap