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Anonymous
Savannah, GA, United States
2017-07-30 09:11:14
Job Scam
Craigslist (craiglist.com)
+2 Craigslist Job Scam   
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
James Decker
Email Address:
jamesdecker085@gmail.com
Country of Scam:
United States (US)
Dear Applicant,

Hello, I am replying back to your message concerning the job posted on Craigslist… I have to start by saying thanks for showing interest on the job but unfortunately, the position your requested for has been taken. So therefore, I'm presenting you another position to work as my Personal Assistant.
ABOUT ME:
My name is James Decker, I am 54 years old and i am into Estate Managements. I'm a Venture Capitalist maintaining established business correlation with diverse companies within and across the globe. My present day engagement and successive business expansion demands the role of a Personal assistant who will help support my work load in order to establish timely delivery of services and attendance to Important matters. The sensitivity of this position warrants the office holder to be upright, responsive, accountable, trustworthy, emphatic, persevering and honest. Unfortunately i am out of the states on a business trip in Canada so there will be no much to talk about than to give you the job description. I need someone to start working for me prior to my arrival and can give me these services:
JOB DESCRIPTION:
Running errands within the city like paying of bills, picking up orders at stores when needed and making drop offs at FEDEX maybe needed also. I am looking for someone that is ready to start the job as soon as possible, this job is flexible so you can do it wherever you are and i don't mind you doing all of the tasks during your spare time outside of work or school.Mostly you work for 3 hrs each day for 3 days a week and i will start with $550.00-$600.00 as your weekly salary. I think that is a good salary for a start and I really need you to start today or tomorrow if you are ready to work and not lazy, also if you can work with little or no supervision for now, email me with the following information so i can reconfirm your readiness to get started and proceed on interview if necessary. This is just an illustrative message, soon as I'm back to the states in three weeks time, I will arrange a proper meeting for us both, during which proper documentation will be done and then we can talk about the possibility of making this long term. I have a couple of things you could assist me with at the moment, if you will be within reach for me which could act as a good start to our working relationship.
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 AND PLEASE SUPPLY ALL INFO REQUESTED:
Full Name:
Full Mailing Address :
Apartment # :
City, State, Zip Code :
Cell Phone Number:
Preferred email:
Name of Bank(for payment purpose only):

James Decker.
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Falconsfan   (Savannah, GA, United States) Added the following extra information on :2017-08-03 17:56:38
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
James Decker
Email Address:
jamesdecker085@gmail.com
This is a coy a lot of scammers use to try to rip people off. This is a lie. The money goes to the scammer by money gram,western union,bank transfer,cash deposit. The check will be counterfeit.
What do you mean? What if it was your kid or nephew that needs a surgery at the orphanage is this what you will be saying? Its a transfer that you should have done since yesterday so why cant you do it on your phone...Whats my business with you being on vacation

Falconsfan   (Savannah, GA, United States) Added the following extra information on :2017-08-03 15:12:57
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
James Decker
Email Address:
jamesdecker085@gmail.com
Goodmorning Melinda, How are you today? Like I said Testing your efficiency and diligence is to run an errand of an orphanage home for me, which I do every month and I am pleased to inform you that the funds for the orphanage and your weekly payment has been sent and you it would be delivered to your provided information any time from now today through FedEx. The payment was sent to your home address, So make sure you stay at home, so you can sign for the delivery of the Envelope from FedEx to proceed with your First assignment. The Envelope was sent via FedEx tracking # 779785601839 The Envelope contain an Official Business Check for the sum of $3,170 from LEGACY BANK TEXAS. However, I have been contacted by the woman orphanage home in charge and taking care of the home, she told me about 2 of the kids under their care that as a heart disease, she made me to understand that those kids need to undergo a surgical heart transplant which as to be carried out on the 4TH AUGUST, 2017 .. I promised the woman that we will do anything we can to help out by providing some funds to them along with the normal monthly contribution I use to do.I have been given the list of the items they needed, The items are much and it will cost a lot of money to get them shipped, so i reached an accord with the woman that they need to get all those items themselves since they know am not in town for now, She agreed that they will be getting the items themselves.I also have made it known to them that i have a new Personal Assistant that is working with me in the states, as for now, I don't need to send you the list any more, since they will be getting all the items themselves, I think that should be relief for you for running around purchasing items and shipping. NOTE: All you have to do once you receive the payment take it directly to your Bank and have it deposited at your bank and the funds should be available overnight then when its morning you can go to Bank to withdraw the funds. You will have to deduct you weekly Salary of $550.00 from the amount you received, then you transfer the rest funds to the orphanage home through MoneyGram or Deposit the cash at the bank I will get the details across to you. After you have the payment in cash remember you have to deduct your weekly Salary of $550, the rest of the fund is to be transferred to the woman in charge of the orphanage home....I will send you the lady’s Info once you have the payment cash and ready to transfer the funds to them. After you get this first assignment done email me so as to plan on the next task and your next payment.I want you to be rest assured that I'll never stress you at all in any assignment given to you and i promise to pay your fee weekly as we both agreed. Take good care of yourself and have a blessed day. Waiting to read from you soon. James Decker

Scam Email
Subject: Details Regarding your First Assignment
From: James Decker received: by 10.31.242.198 with HTTP; Wed, 2 Aug 2017 06:00:22 -0700 (PDT)
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