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Detroit, MI, United States
2012-09-20 15:58:38
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+4 Personal Assistant Ad on Indeed  
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
   John Williams
Email Address:
   johnbwilsmss@yahoo.com
I am looking for work and innocently answered an ad on Indeed. I was sent a check via express mail, now my bank account is frozen and might be closed because of this!

On Fri, Sep 14, 2012 at 12:36 PM, John B Williams wrote:
Hello ,
JOB DESCRIPTION
I will prepay you in advance to do my shopping. I will also have my
mails and packages forwarded to your address. When you get my mails /
packages; you are required to mail them to where ever 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. All
expenses and taxes will be covered by me. You will work between 15 and
20hrs a month. I will be paying $400.00 per week

I need your service because I am constantly out of town. I will
return back to the state real soon so this process will be on going
till then. 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. No heavy
packages is involved! You can do the shopping at any nearest stores.
You will be shopping for Electronics and clothing. 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
payment? Maybe you can provide me with the following details below;

If you\'re interested kindly get back to me with the following information:-

FULL NAME:
ADDRESS:
CITY:
STATE:
ZIPCODE:
PHONE#:
SEX:
Email Address:

I will be looking forward hearing from you and then proceed.
John

Follow Ups/Extra Information. Most recent is listed first.
Lisandra Faez   (US) Added the following extra information on :2016-11-04 13:49:17
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
   Sean Brown
Email Address:
   seabrwn@gmail.com
Telephone:
   +18577768029
He contacted me via text message saying that he got my info through an application that I did on Indeed.com and told me to check my email. The email is shown below
Thanks for the response to the job posting, your Resume has been reviewed.Unfortunately the position has already been filled but another offer still available if you are interested. I have gone through your resume and I'm impressed, which is the Personal Assistant Position.
My name is Sean Brown, 50 years of age and i live 18 miles from your Zipcode. I'm a business entrepreneur, a human capital investor and philanthropist maintaining established business relationship with diverse companies within and across the Globe. Due to my, recent engagement and subsequent business expansion, my schedule necessitates the role of an Assistant who will help leverage my work load in order to ensure timely delivery of services and attendance to matters of concern and as such eschew excess backlogs and unattended briefs.
The sensitivity of this position warrants the office holder to be upright, responsive, accountable, trustworthy, emphatic, persevering, honest and willingly ready to go an extra mile.
· Receiving Phone Calls from my clients. · Making Regular Drop offs at FedEx Stores for letters meant for my clients. · Basic wage is $400 weekly. Working 3 to 5 hours Daily, and 3 Days weekly. ( you can choose your working days because it is flexible )
I tend to have a very busy schedule at the moment, please note that this position is not office based for now due to my frequent travels. It's a part-time work from Home for now. I'm currently away for some property survey in the North American Caribbean Island, Puerto Rico, Europe and Kuala-Lumpur Malaysia. I'll be back to the states in three weeks time. So, I need an assistant to handle dealings for me on the home front when away on business which is habitually quite often. I need someone who can be able to reply to Emails in a prompt manner and has good communication skills.
This is just an explanatory message, as time goes on we should be able to arrange a proper meeting upon my arrival. I do have a number of things you could help me with this week if you will be within reach for me. If you're interested in the offer, this could act as a good start to our working consanguinity.
DO CONFIRM ACCEPTANCE OF THIS POSITION BY PROVIDING THE BELOW DETAILS. DECLINE THE OFFER BY NOT REPLYING, OR SAYING NO. PLEASE COMPLETE THE APPLICATION FORM REQUIREMENT BELOW :
*FULL NAME: *HOME ADDRESS WITH APT # : *CITY,STATE & ZIP CODE : *MOBILE & HOME PHONE#: *SEX: *AGE: *PRESENT JOB: *NATIONALITY: *DO YOU HAVE A BANK ACCOUNT: *HOW SOON ARE YOU AVAILABLE TO START?
Best Regards.
Sean

Anonymous   () Added the following extra information on :2012-10-09 04:49:00
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
   karen proctor
Email Address:
   karenproctor68@hotmail.co.uk
Hi i also got the identical job offer except mine was from a guy called Mr Joe Williams, It read :For your safety, email addresses are now masked by Gumtree. Replying to this email (s.1001240035.00LE0@mail.gumtree.com) will send your reply via Gumtree for your protection. Find out more.
Report this reply if you suspect it is spam or fraud.
Hello Applicant,
I am in need of a Representative Position, I'd like to meet to talk about this job first but I am currently on a business trip outside the Europe so there will be no face to face interview but i will surely like to have your profile page and if possible reference also. I will pre-pay you in advance to do some shopping for my charity organization. I will also have my mails and letters transmitted to a post office near you. If you can not stay at your house to get my mails, so you can pick it up at your convenience with your photo I'd at the nearest post office or store. if you must, when you get my mails, you will necessary need to send them to where I want them sent to.
You do not have to pick money from your pocket, all you have to do is have mailed mails to your house and do my shopping. You are allowed to open letters to reveal its contents for security reason and you will re-sealed all letter back after opening. All expenses and taxes will be covered by me. You will work between 15 and 20 hours weekly. How much will you pay per week? I'll pay £250 Weekly for your position.
This is not a bad offer is it? I need your service because I am constantly out of town. I work in the oil and gas and I have an art Gallery in Scotland. I will be back hopefully by end of October, so this process is going on until I return If you do not mind, I'll meet 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 hope to have send you the list and pictures of what to shop for when I am ready. Not heavy packages is involved! You can do the shopping at any nearest stores. You shop for electronics and textiles. I'll give you my personal UPS account number for shipping. All you have to do is provide my account number UPS and shipping charges will be applied to the account. I will give you clear set of instructions for each task I need to do as well as funds for cover.
If I were to send the payment for my shopping plus upfront payment for your services, where would you like to receive the payment? Please fill out the short form below and send save it for me. Full Name Full address; Postal code; City; Age; Phone number Email Address
Return to me with the required details above, so that the payment by travellers checks can come to you as soon as possible for your first week salary and some other bills need to sort out. Look forward to read from you as soon as possible
Thank you and please get back to me as soon as possible and confirm the receipt of this mail. Your Sincerely.
Mr.Joe Williams Iceage Consult,
Permanert Office, Ken Palace Ellisland kirkintiloch glasgow, scotland G66
Branch Office 133 Warwick roads Zurich, Switzerland 447405147154 I havent replied ,i am interested though how this person benefit from this ,

Anonymous   () Added the following extra information on :2012-10-09 04:48:51
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
   karen proctor
Email Address:
   karenproctor68@hotmail.co.uk
Hi i also got the identical job offer except mine was from a guy called Mr Joe Williams, It read :For your safety, email addresses are now masked by Gumtree. Replying to this email (s.1001240035.00LE0@mail.gumtree.com) will send your reply via Gumtree for your protection. Find out more.
Report this reply if you suspect it is spam or fraud.
Hello Applicant,
I am in need of a Representative Position, I'd like to meet to talk about this job first but I am currently on a business trip outside the Europe so there will be no face to face interview but i will surely like to have your profile page and if possible reference also. I will pre-pay you in advance to do some shopping for my charity organization. I will also have my mails and letters transmitted to a post office near you. If you can not stay at your house to get my mails, so you can pick it up at your convenience with your photo I'd at the nearest post office or store. if you must, when you get my mails, you will necessary need to send them to where I want them sent to.
You do not have to pick money from your pocket, all you have to do is have mailed mails to your house and do my shopping. You are allowed to open letters to reveal its contents for security reason and you will re-sealed all letter back after opening. All expenses and taxes will be covered by me. You will work between 15 and 20 hours weekly. How much will you pay per week? I'll pay £250 Weekly for your position.
This is not a bad offer is it? I need your service because I am constantly out of town. I work in the oil and gas and I have an art Gallery in Scotland. I will be back hopefully by end of October, so this process is going on until I return If you do not mind, I'll meet 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 hope to have send you the list and pictures of what to shop for when I am ready. Not heavy packages is involved! You can do the shopping at any nearest stores. You shop for electronics and textiles. I'll give you my personal UPS account number for shipping. All you have to do is provide my account number UPS and shipping charges will be applied to the account. I will give you clear set of instructions for each task I need to do as well as funds for cover.
If I were to send the payment for my shopping plus upfront payment for your services, where would you like to receive the payment? Please fill out the short form below and send save it for me. Full Name Full address; Postal code; City; Age; Phone number Email Address
Return to me with the required details above, so that the payment by travellers checks can come to you as soon as possible for your first week salary and some other bills need to sort out. Look forward to read from you as soon as possible
Thank you and please get back to me as soon as possible and confirm the receipt of this mail. Your Sincerely.
Mr.Joe Williams Iceage Consult,
Permanert Office, Ken Palace Ellisland kirkintiloch glasgow, scotland G66
Branch Office 133 Warwick roads Zurich, Switzerland 447405147154 I havent replied ,i am interested though how this person benefit from this ,

cathy o\'neill   (IE) Added the following extra information on :2012-09-21 16:15:26
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
   Mr.Bond Mash
Email Address:
   bondmash@gmail.com beecoopharmaceutical@gmail.com
Telephone:
   447405147154
This is an email I received from a job I applied for in rural Ireland, on the 20/9/2012 I am in need of a personal assistant, I'd like to meet to talk about this job first but I am currently on a business trip outside the Europe so there will be no face to face interview but i will surelly like to have your profile page and if possible reffrence also. I will pre-pay you in advance to do some shopping for my charitty organization. I will also have my mails and letters transmitted to a post office near you. If you can not stay at your house to get my mails, so you can pick it up at your convenience with your photo I'd at the nearest post office or store. if you must, when you get my mails, you will necessary need to send them to where I want them sent to. You do not have to pick money from your pocket, all you have to do is have mailed mails to your house and do my shopping. You are allowed to open letters to reveal its contents for security reason and you will re-sealed all letter back after opening. All expenses and taxes will be covered by me. You will work between 15 and 20 hours weekly. How much will you pay per week? I'll pay 300 Euro Weekly for your position.
This is not a bad offer is it? I need your service because I am constantly out of town. I work in the oil and gas and I have an art Gallery in Scotland. I will be back hopefully by end of October, so this process is going on until I return If you do not mind, I'll meet 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 hope to have send you the list and pictures of what to shop for when I am ready. Not heavy packages is involved! You can do the shopping at any nearest stores. You shop for electronics and textiles. I'll give you my personal UPS account number for shipping. All you have to do is provide my account number UPS and shipping charges will be applied to the account. I will give you clear set of instructions for each task I need to do as well as funds for cover.
If I were to send the payment for my shopping plus upfront payment for your services, where would you like to receive the payment? Please fill out the short form below and send save it for me.
Full Name Full address; Postal code; City; Age; Phone number Email Address
Return to me with the required details above, so that the payment by travellers checks can come to you as soon as possible for your first week salary and some other bills need to sort out.Look forward to read from you as soon as possible
Thank you and please get back to me as soon as possible and confirm the receipt of this mail.
Your Sincerely.
Mr.Bond Mash, IceAge Consult
Permanert Office, Ken Palace Ellisland kirkintiloch glasgow, scotland G66
Branch Office 133 Warwick roads Zurich, Switzerland beecoopharmaceutical@gmail.com 447405147154
When I checked his details and found no links, apart from a facebook account in his name opened on the 4th of september. I checked for scams and found the same wording on your site.

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