|Job Hiring Scams:
Most of these want you to act as
a third party representative by putting scammed payments into your
bank account. You are supposedly paid a commission. In the past what
happens is that they have you put the money in your own account.
Work you for a couple of days or even a week, then drain your
whole account. You have taken money that the scammers have
bilked from others, put it in your account and given them access to
take the money when they can.
In the end you are in trouble financially and legally, because the
illegal money can be traced to you. They wanted YOU to take it so
that the person they were scamming would think that they had a trail
that could be followed to the end. In the end both of you are bilked
only you may face lawyer fees to prove you were not involved in the
Here is my first example of a Job Hiring Scam:
Rating: Dangerous, to a point. Seems like a real solicitation.
Fairly well written, none of the usual indicators. No misspelled
DAMIEN ROBERT TEXTILES AND FABRICS
10 Bootee Road
Sutton Cold field
United Kingdom B72 1DW
TEL NO: +44 (0) 702 408 0349
How would you like to get your job independence and work freely from
the comfort of your home without losing your present job. My name is
Damien Roberts and I am the CEO of one of the biggest and most
successful Textile, Fabrics and antique wears company here in the UK.
I am contacting you because we are in need of a Payment
Representative in the United States and Canada. So I would like to
offer you a part time job as our payment representative with which
you can earn twice your monthly salary depending on your Speed,
Accuracy and Devotion to your work.
All you will be doing for us is to receive our payment on our behalf
from our client's (which is always in the form of Money Orders or
Cashier Checks), Process the payment and deduct your commission which
is going to be ten percent (10%) of total amount processed and remit
the balance to any of our offices via Electronic Transfer.
WHY WE NEED YOU:
We need a representative because it takes a longer time period
cashing checks that was sent from the USA to us in the united
kingdom because it take like a month to clear the checks and sending
someone over to
the USA to collect the checks usually consumes a lot of money so
that why we are willing to part with 10% of the total sum so that we
can always get the cheques cashed in a timely fashion since they are
coming from the USA and Canada and our representative would also be
in the USA and Canada.
The Scope of Your Work is as Follows:
Receive Payments on behalf of the company, Cash the Payments in your
bank and deduct your 10% commission and Forward the balance to the
If interested please reply with the following information below:
FULL RESIDENTIAL ADDRESS WITH ZIP CODE :
Damien Roberts Textiles & Fabrics
Analysis: Its a hoax because you did not apply for a job. Beyond
that why do they need YOU specifically to take the money? Why take
the money and deal with it through a Local Bank that provides that
kind of service legitimately?