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Somewhere in United States
2017-07-09 03:28:10
Job Scam
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Craigslist Job Scam   
Michael Gibbons
Email Address:
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United States (US)
From: Michael Gibbons
Sent: Saturday, July 8, 2017 8:52:16 PM
Subject: Re: car wrap


I received your information and this is to inform you that your first assignment will be in the next few days. A check in the amount of $2,810.35 will be issued in your name and it will be delivered to your mailing address in the next coming days. You will start to work on the day you receive the check, The check will cover your first week pay of $550 and the rest amount will be for errands you will be handling on my behalf. You will need a bank account to process the check so i hope you do have a bank account? In case you do not have a bank account at this time i will advice you set up a bank account before the check arrive in your mailbox. All errands will be within your neighborhood and you do not need to travel at any time. I need you to please make your cell phone number available so i can reach you from time to time about what errands you will be handling at each time.

Note: I'm requesting that you send a reply confirming that you receive this message that way i will be sure you are ready to work.

Best Regards,
Michael Gibbons
Sat 7/8/2017 12:01 PM
Dear Applicant,

I received your interest to the job posted. Unfortunately the position is taken but at the moment i have a different job offer for you.

My name is Michael Gibbons. I work as an Independent Auctioneer, I'm in need of an individual who can handle the responsibilities of a Public Relations Officer at his/her spare time. My Public Relations Officer got married and moved to Canada after working with me for 3 years of good job relationship between us. I'm willing to pay you $550 for an approximately 10 hours weekly if you can work as my Public Relations Officer helping me handle my personal errands while I'm with my other schedule.

Your duties will be collecting donations for foster homes, collecting my outstanding payments from my clients, taking charge of my mail pick ups and drop off. It's not a must that you have a car because you will be working within your neighborhood

This is as a Part-time job and it doesn't stop you from your other work as it will only be a duty of few hours a week. You must be 18 years and above to qualify for this position. You will be making report to me through email on daily basis. There are somethings you could help me with this week if you will be available for the tasks and this can act as a foundation to our working relationship.

If Interested and accept to be my Public Relations Officer, Kindly provide information below:

Full Name:
Mailing Street Address or P.O BOX:
Apt/Suite, If Any:
Zip Code:
A Working Cell for Phone Number / Text:
Photo ID:
Present Job, If any:

As soon as receive your information, Payment will be made available to you in form of check. The check will cover your first week $550 pay with amount for errands you will be handling.

Be assured your information is safe and will not be shared.

Best Regards,
Michael Gibbons
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