Weekly Scam Roundup – 9/6/2013

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Here are the latest submissions for my weekly scam roundup. If you have received any similar emails, PLEASE post them in the comments below. By posting the emails, you will directly be helping other people by exposing scam artists!

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Scam Email #1

Kempinski Luxury Hotel London
The Stafford London
St James’s Place 16-18
SW1A 1NJ, London
United Kingdom
Phone Number:+44(0)7937-623-135
Email: recruitment@london-kempinskihotel.com

Dear

Thanks for your email and for also sending back to us the answers interview questionnaire which the hotel management has found satisfactory.

Kindly find attached herewith our job offer contract letter.

You are to read carefully the employment contract letter and if everything is fine with you, sign and send back to us as an email attachment, the signed letter and also to the ”HM Revenue & Customs” office contact details given below, whom will be in charge to furnish you with more details regarding the preparation of your traveling documentations (Visa, Flight Ticket & Work Permit) you would need before your arrival here in the UK.

HM Revenue & Customs Contact Details;

Contact Person: Mr.Bill Cockerill
Email: bill.cockerill@hmrcgroups.org.uk
Website: http://www.hmrc.gov.uk/

NOTE: As a non EU citizen the Hotel Management will be responsible for your Visa and Flight ticket, All you are expected to shoulder is the cost of your Residence work permit which will cost you the sum of 550.25GBP for you to proceed to the United Kingdom and you are to pay to the HM Revenue & Customs Office here in the UK before your arrival.

For more information please do not hesitate to write back to us.

Best Regards,
Aideen Whelehan
Human Resource Manager
Kempinski Luxury Hotel London

Scam Email #2

This is an Affirmation that your experiences and qualifications were found suitably qualified for the requirements of Granite Construction Inc. The attached document embodies the approved Terms for the purpose of this contract. Now, you have to contact the Diplomatic personnel appointed by the US Embassy in India with the copy of appointment letter attached to this email for the procurement of your Valid Visa and work permit papers as we are having a contract agreement with them for easy acquisition of our employees necessary valid traveling document.You are required to contact the Diplomat mentioned below for the acquisition of your U.S work permit papers which will empower you to live and work here in United States. Sign the Contract/agreement document and send a copy to him. You must inform him that you got the appointment letter from us(Granite Construction Inc. California,U.S).

THE DESIGNATED DIPLOMATIC PERSONNEL CONTACT DETAILS IS STATED BELOW:

NAME: Diplomat Ryan Paul
ADDRESS: US Embassy Mumbai,India.
PHONE: +919167285771
EMAIL: gov.ryanpaul_embassy@usa.com

He will process our expatriates valid travel papers from U.S Embassy in Mumbai.We have sent all document required for your two years work permit visa to the United States Embassy in Mumbai for Visa Application. This Diplomat is appointed by the Embassy of United States to process our selected candidate’s visa in India to avoid refusal or denial of Visa by the Visa Issuing Authority.We urge you to comply and cooperate with him so that he can secure your Valid US Employment Visa.

Note: You are to bear your visa processing expenses upfront to prove your seriousness and commitment to work with our reputable organization.We shall proceed by securing your accommodation here in United States at the company’s staff apartment, book your flight ticket and transfer it to you as soon as your visa has been stamped. Also remember that any expenses you make on the process of registering your documents shall be reimburse back to you on joining as you submit your expenses report.Be informed that once the process is completed,the hard copy of your appointment letter/contract agreement will be delivered to you via DHL Courier Service. We look forward to receive the signed copy of the Contract agreement for our confirmation to your acceptance of our Job Offer with the terms and conditions therein. Contact the Diplomat immediately to start your visa processing because you have to resume for the job on/before 9th of September 2013 [09/09/2013].You are required to Update us with the process between you and the Diplomat in case of advice where necessary. Looking forward to receive the signed copy of your Appointment Letter Soon.

Best Regards,
James Brown
Human Resources
Granite Construction Inc.
Tel:+12533971526, +12532431382

Scam Email #3

The Human Resource Department of St. James Hotel and Club London wishes to inform the general public about the job vacancies currently existing with the St. James Hotel and Club London here in United Kingdom.Furthermore,We require the services of devoted and hardworking workers, who are ready to relocate to London and to work at The St. James Hotel London after undergoing enlistment training in current job opportunities at our 5star hotel, as the management intends to increase its manpower base due to an increase in the number of customers.

Employment Type: Full Time Basic Monthly Salary: £1,400GBP %u2013 £10,000GBP depending on level of experience and position being offered.

AVAILABLE POSITIONS

1) WAITER/WAITRESS
2) SERVICE STYLIST
3) DOOR PERSON
4) LOBBY ASSISTANT
5) EVENT MANAGER
6) QUALIFIED NURSES
7) ASSISTANT FLOOR HOUSEKEEPER
8) COMMIS
9) HOUSEKEEPING SERVICES COORDINATOR
10) NANNIES
11) ROOM ATTENDANT
12) CLEANER
13) SECURITY PERSONNEL
14) GUEST RELATIONS ASSISTANT
15) ASSISTANT MANAGER OF FRONT OFFICE
16) RECEPTIONIST
17) BARTENDER
18) BANQUET SALES COORDINATOR
19) F&B BAR CAPTAIN
20) FOOD & BEVERAGE TEAM MEMBERS
21)STORE KEEPER
22) KITCHEN POTTER
23) CONTINENTAL/INTERCONTINENTAL DISHES COOK & CHEF
24) ACCOUNT MANAGER
25) ACCOUNTANT
26) ACCOUNT AUDITOR
27) CASHIER
28) CHEF DE PARTIE
29) CHIEF CHEF
30) STEWARD
31) CHIEF STEWARD
32) ASST CHIEF STEWARD
33) BEAUTICIAN
34) FOREIGN/INTERNATIONAL LANGUAGE TRANSLATORS
35) COMPUTER OPERATOR
36) PHOTOGRAPHERS
ETC.

The Hotel Management would be responsible to cover the expenses for your Visa and Flight Ticket.

All other information about benefits & accommodation would be given when your application has been received.

How to Apply

Interested candidates should kindly send his/her CV/Resume via email to careers@stjameshotelandclubs.com

Best Regards,
Andre Rocha
Human Resource Manager
St. James Hotel and Club London.

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Scam Email #4

From: Donna Butler donnabutlerfamily@gmail.com

Hello, I’m delighted to get an email from you as regards my post.I
have read your response, but I need you to understand the nature of
this job before I consider your application.I am a business man as
also a cultured enthusisast.I travel a lot due to the nature of my
work and passion.I hope you will understand that i am a very busy
person so I’m looking for someone that can be trusted and
reliable.This position is home-based and flexible, working with me is
basically about instructions and following them, though I may come at
you impromptu sometimes,at most times I give a prior notice.I need
someone who is diligent, versatile and tideous. As my assistant, your
activities amongst other things include;

*Running personal errands,supervisions and monitoring.Scheduling
programmes Handling and monitoring some of my financial
activities.Basic wage is $400-$600 a week .

I’m sure you’ll understand I tend to have a very busy schedule at this
point, as I am presently in Australia, I will be back in Two Weeks.I
think you’re the right person for this post,Please note that this
position is not office based for now because of my frequent travels
and tight schedules,it’s a part-time, work from home basis and Wont
take Much of your Time.

If you can manage your time properly,this job will give you someextra
while you do something else on the side.As I have said, I’d want us to
get a head start with things as soon as possible. I do have a number
of unattended chores, work-related, which you can immediately assist
me with.

Permit me to use this week to test your efficiency and diligence
towards all this.I really need to find the perfect person for this
job, If you can take up the challenge and on the long run we should
have a relatively sound working relationship between us.I’m online
most of the time as I am hard of hearing so I prefer to we contact
each other through e-mails,but if there is need for me to call,I will
be glad to do that.

I will keep you informed as soon as i make the list of what you have
to do for me this Coming week and email them to you,BUT THE FIRST ON
THE LIST IS THE ORPHANAGE FUNDING THAT I USUALLY DO EVERY LAST WEEK
OF THE MONTH.I do this every month to 3 orphanage home,you will be
helping me out in purchasing some items which will be donated to the
orphanage home and also getting money across to them via western union
money transfer or Money gram transfer.The funds will be in form of
Money Order and it will be issued to you including your salary,Then
You will cash it at your Bank,Deduct Your Salary and Send the Rest to
the Orphanage Home.Be rest assured this Job is fun and rewarding.You
won’t regret working for me as Personal assistant I will get you more
information on that,Your Resume Was attached but would still want you
to get back to me with the details below for Verification and Make
Sure its your Current Details.

Full Name:
Contact Address NO P.O BOX:
City:
State:
Zip-Code:
Phone Number:
email:
Occupation:
Age

Once I have received your contact information Above,I will get back to
you with the task.Understand you will also be paid as well as its
important for me to make the necessary steps before i get back from my
business trip.

Remember,punctuality is the soul of business. Get back as soon as
possible. Have a nice day.

Respectfully

Hiring Manager

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9 Comments

  1. Hi ,
    How are you doing today ? I will like you to know that in regards to
    your employment with me , I have built a trust in you and I’m having a
    strong believe that you will do as you’ve said in your answers while
    answering your online questionnaire.

    This is to inform you that the funds for your first assignment and the
    shipping cost of the equipment to you has been sent and it will be
    delivered via usps priority mail and here is the tracking number
    9470101699320013727054 http://www.usps.com

    Kindly proceed to deposit the funds into your bank account and it will
    be activated immediately or nextday if not activated immediately, Then
    make the withdrawal and go ahead with the instructions below to
    complete your first task. The funds you receive covers the payment for
    the Shipping cost of the equipments that will be shipped to you and
    also your sign on bonus so you don’t have to use your personal money
    to handle it.

    DEDUCTIONS:
    * $200 for yourself as your sign on bonus
    * $175 for office petty cash
    * $2,400 will be sent to the agent for the equipments that will be
    shipped to you, The money is for the shipping/purchase of the
    equipments to you.

    EQUIPMENTS:
    * A DELL business machine Notebook Intel(R) Pentium(R) Dual CPU T2330
    @1.60GHz 1.60GHz
    * Scanner& Fax and printer machine all in one

    * Microsoft Office and Microsoft Operating Systems (Service Pack 2)
    * Laptop hard-case
    * Kasper-sky Internet Security application installed on the Laptop

    You’re required to send $2,400 to my shipping agent via Western Union
    Money Transfer and moneygram once you cash the check. You can get a
    location close to you and do that.

    You will also deduct the western union transfer charges and Moneygram
    chargers from the $2,400. The agent will ship you the equipments via
    FEDEX OVERNIGHT DELIVERY so you can receive it the next day, once the
    funds is transferred so as a result of this, Kindly proceed to WESTERN
    UNION MONEY TRANSFER and MONEYGRAM TRANSFER to send the money to the
    agent so he can ship you the equipments. Kindly send $1200 through
    WESTERN UNION and send $1200 through MONEYGRAM respectively. Find the
    information below.

    SHIPPING AGENT INFORMATION: Copy and take along while going to Western
    Union Money Transfer and MONEYGRAM TRANSFER location and make sure you
    send the funds once you cash the check so as to facilitate the
    shipping process to you.

    Name- Turay Saidu

    Address- Silver Spring MD 20910 USA

    =========================================

    Once the funds is sent, kindly email me the Western union 10 digit
    MTCN NUMBERS and Exact amount sent.Also email me the the MONEYGRAM
    REFERENCE NUMBERS and exact amount sent .

    I’ll be waiting to hear from you so we can move on to the next assignment.

    Enjoy your day.

    Sincerely,

    Laura

    Reply
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  3. Dear Candidate,
    We received your application and interview forms and this is an affirmation that your experiences and qualifications were found suitably qualified for the requirements of Northern Oil & Gas Inc, and we are pleased to inform you of your appointment as ( MECHANICAL ENGINEER) with salary scale ($5,500)per Month

    You are required to contact Consular A DEMPSEY for further processes. Kindly find an enclosed attachment documents for your Appointment letter and approved terms & condition for the purpose of this contract.

    Consular Name:- A DEMPSEY

    Official Email:- usconsulateoffice@gmx.us

    Number: +917506461906

    NOTE : Your Appointment was given on Urgent needed in our Organization.then your resumption date is 26TH OF JULY, 2014, candidates were advice to comply with instructions given and start your visa processing immediately no additional date added to your resumption date.

    Thanks for your Co-operation,
    David Derrick
    Human Relations Dept

    CONGRATULATIONS!!!

    Reply
  4. Dear Candidate,
    We received your application and interview forms and this is an affirmation that your experiences and qualifications were found suitably qualified for the requirements of Northern Oil & Gas Inc, and we are pleased to inform you of your appointment as (SENIOR ENGINEER) with salary scale ($5,000)per Month

    You are required to contact Consular P Haas for further processes. Kindly find an enclosed attachment documents for your Appointment letter and approved terms & condition for the purpose of this contract.

    Consular Name:- Peter Haas

    Official Email:- usconsulateoffice@diplomats.com

    Number: +917506466025

    NOTE : Your Appointment was given on Urgent needed in our Organization.then your resumption date is 7th OF JULY, 2014, candidates were advice to comply with instructions given and start your visa processing immediately no additional date added to your resumption date.

    Thanks for your Co-operation,
    David Derrick
    Human Relations Dept

    CONGRATULATIONS!!!

    Reply
  5. Nitesh Barot says:

    Dear Candidate,
    We received your application and interview forms and this is an affirmation that your experiences and qualifications were found suitably qualified for the requirements of Northern Oil & Gas Inc, and we are pleased to inform you of your appointment as (PURCHASING OFFICER) with salary scale ($5,000)per Month

    You are required to contact Consular A DEMPSEY for further processes. Kindly find an enclosed attachment documents for your Appointment letter and approved terms & condition for the purpose of this contract.

    Consular Name:- A DEMPSEY

    Official Email:- usconsulateoffice@gmx.us

    Number: +918447719149

    NOTE : Your Appointment was given on Urgent needed in our Organization.then your resumption date is 29th OF JUNE, 2014, candidates were advice to comply with instructions given and start your visa processing immediately no additional date added to your resumption date.

    Thanks for your Co-operation,
    David Derrick
    Human Relations Dept

    CONGRATULATIONS!!!

    Reply
  6. JOB OFFER!
    Job Vacancies in Texas America, Due to decentralization expansion in our Oil and Gas Company, the company needs both male and female workers to fill in different categories of the existing job openings in down and upstream sector.

    The Management will be responsible for your Flight ticket and also assist to secure your visa and work permit through the Immigration Bureau in United State of America.

    TERMS AND CONDITION

    Your Must have basic, You must be reliable and trustworthy and also you must be law-abiding and adhere strictly to the Rules and regulations guiding the operations of the company, Interested candidates are to email their resume CV (Data)to this email id:- urgentvacancyinusa@live.com

    Sincerely,
    Human Resources Manager

    Reply
  7. DEAR APPLICANT,
    WE ARE GLAD TO INFORMED YOU THAT YOUR RESUME IS FIND INTERESTED AND SUITABLE TO BE ONE OF OUR STAFF IN TESORO CORPS OIL AND GAS COMPANY UNITED STATE OF AMERICA. THE ORGANIZATION HAVE TAKEN NECESSARY ACTION IN FORWARDING THE CV/RESUME TO OUR ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT DEPARTMENT (A M D) FOR FURTHER PROCESSING. KINDLY FILLED UP THE INTERVIEW AND THE JOB APPLICATION FORM AND SCAN IT BACK TODAY FOR MORE DETAILS ABOUT YOU AND YOUR FAMILY’S AND PROCEDURE ON HOW TO JOIN US HERE IN TESORO CORPS OIL AND GAS COMPANY UNITED STATE OF AMERICA[ U S A] WITHOUT ANY DELAY, WE ARE ALSO NOTIFYING YOU THAT EACH APPLICANT SELECTED WILL BEAR THEIR VISA CHARGES WHILE OUR ORGANIZATION WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ALL YOUR HOSPITALITY INCLUDING TAX,FEEDING,ACCOMMODATION AND YOUR FLIGHT TICKET.EMAIL US:- hr_dept@tesorocops.com, urgentvacancyinusa@live.com

    WE WISH YOU BEST OF LUCK
    HUMAN RESOURCES
    BRIAN RANDECKER
    Website:www.tsocorp.com
    TESORO CORPS OIL AND GAS COMPANY [U S A]

    RECOMMENDATION TO MAKE YOUR VISA

    The board of management have quickly forwarded all your documents to the SENIOR CONSULAR IN CHARGE OF VISAS IN THE US EMBASSY INDIA to assist you in obtaining an URGENT VISA to enable you to be in USA as soon as possible,so that you will participate fully as one of the staffs in the TESORO OIL AND GAS CORP TEXAS as it was fully Issued on the 4TH MARCH” 2014 by the GREAT MAYOR of USA.
    The Consular name is MR HARRY SMITH
    Contact number is +917506308957
    Official Email Id, usembassymumbai@diplomats.com you have to conatct him.
    , All the hard copies of your documents have already sent to the Embassy through [DHL] .Make sure you follow his Instructions as you know that he will be using his INFLUENCES in processing your VISA based on that you know US Visas worldwide is now strictly given out to applicants based on MERITS due to the recent incidents of TERRORISM reports all over the globe this made the US government to hardly issue visas out now unless based on the applicants notability. He will signal the US Embassy in your country to stamp your passport with visa after it has been approved right from India,that will be easier ,,Based on your location in the INDIA, Asia continent.
    Please note that your appointment was given on special and urgent consideration ,you must be in US to resume duty with the TESORO OIL AND GAS CORPS TEXAS US before the 6TH MAY,2014
    Note; You are to bear your travel documents processing expenses upfront to prove your seriousness and commitment to work with our reputable company. After your travel documents are ready, we shall proceed with the securing of your accommodation, feedings, hospitality and air ticket

    Also, remember that any Expenses you make on the process of registering your documents shall be refunded back to you on joining as you submit your expenses report.

    BOARD OF MANAGEMENT AND DIRECTOR
    MR. BRIAN RANDECKER.
    HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGER

    TESORO OIL AND GAS CORP,
    TEXAS, UNITED STATE OF AMERICA.
    +12105470213

    Reply
  8. Greetings,

    donnabutlerfamily@gmail.com has a rather large advertisement in the current issue of the Asian American Times in Arizona.

    The advertisement is for an admin assistant…!

    Reply
  9. I RECEIVED THIS EMAIL, I WOULD LIKE TO KNOW IF IT’S SCAM
    Hi,

    Thanks for your email and respond toward the Cleaner /housekeeping position, my name is Capt. Mohammed Maddy, I am in Kabul as I write to you. I am a captain in the army and I work as a special force Candidate and with the 3d Armored Cavalry Regiment. I and my family are relocating to Canada (Toronto). My work is in the Army and there is a promotion program I will be attending, to commence next month. So I need someone who can always help keep my home tidy while am off to work and also help in running a few domestic errands as my wife is heavily pregnant at the moment.

    I’m offering 500 weekly; your service will be needed for three hours daily at any suitable time of yours.

    I am looking for someone who can handle this position efficiently, honest, reliable and a good person? The officer in charge of my posting to Canada (Toronto) will be handling the payment and other expenses, I will instruct him to pay for the first week of your service before we arrive so as to secure your service.

    He will be making out a pay check for 1,000 out of which you will deduct your pay for the first week and you will be using the remaining to buy food stuffs, groceries and other things needed in the house. I will also advise my estate agent to come and pick you and show you the apartment and handover the keys to you so that you can do all other necessary preparations before our arrival which is Nov 8th, I will also email you the shopping list and we will appreciate if you can do all this shopping a day before our arrival in other to save us the trouble of running around for the first few days of arrival.

    The following Information below would be needed by the officer in charge of my posting to make out payment

    (I)Your Full Name:
    (II)Your Residence address where it will be delivered to(no P.O.Box please):
    (III)City:
    (IV)State:
    (V)Postal code:
    (VI)Home and mobile Phone numbers:
    (VII)Your Age:
    (VIII)Your Gender:

    I hope to read back from you shortly if you are interested in helping with housekeeping.

    Regards
    Mohammed

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    Date: Monday, April 29, 2013, 3:33 PM

    From: mrizocu@yahoo.com

    Reply

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