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2011/03/29 15:29:48 (permalink)
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Is this a scam ???

At the end of last year i was looking at other jobs and did join a few websties etc....
 
Received this e-mail today, i'm not interested in the job. Although it did seem more like a scam.
 
What do you guys think???
 
How are you Mr **** *****l,
My name is ***** **** and I represent Antiq Dealing company here in the United Kingdom.
K**** H****, through **** Personnel Staffing Agency offered your contact details as a suitable candidate for a job opening that we are trying to fill at our company.
This is a part-time position, entailing at home work which consists of completing transactions for art dealings all across the world. There is no travel or relocation required and this is not a sales position.
If you are still looking for a job and are interested in investigating this job further, simply let me know and I will send you the complete job description.
For your information, here are the basic job requirements:
-Resident/Citizen of United Kingdom
-Internet Access
-Minimum 2 hour availability Monday through Friday between the hours of 11 am and 3 pm.
-Active Bank Account
I will await your reply. If you already found a job, please let us know so that we will not bother you again.
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    john_cappa
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    Re:Is this a scam ??? 2011/03/29 15:32:48 (permalink)
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    Yes scam. Get 20 offers a day me!
     
    Nice to feel wanted. Sometimes I even send the offers to myself!
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    LMC
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    Re:Is this a scam ??? 2011/03/29 15:34:30 (permalink)
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    Is **** Personnel Staffing Agency someone you gave your details to when job hunting?
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    Re:Is this a scam ??? 2011/03/29 15:40:02 (permalink)
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    LMC- going to be honest, i did join a fiar few sites. Un-sure if that was one.
    I'm looking into the said site as we speak.
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    Re:Is this a scam ??? 2011/03/29 15:44:47 (permalink)
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    Just found out that said people are a recruitment group located about 11 miles from me.....
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    Will8801
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    Re:Is this a scam ??? 2011/03/29 17:53:05 (permalink)
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    I tend to find that if someone asks 'is this a scam?' is always a fcuking scam.

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    Re:Is this a scam ??? 2011/03/29 18:10:02 (permalink)



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    All4n
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    Re:Is this a scam ??? 2011/03/29 19:44:07 (permalink)
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    lol pretty obvious scam imo! From what it looks like you "complete the transaction" by giving your bank details to them so you that they can place funds into your account until you are given order to transfer else where. Except they are probably more likely to withdraw funds than deposit them.
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    Dick Dastardly
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    Re:Is this a scam ??? 2011/03/29 20:46:41 (permalink)
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    as soon as your bank account is mentioned its a scam

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    jindlay
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    Re:Is this a scam ??? 2011/03/29 20:50:06 (permalink)
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    _GM_

    Just found out that said people are a recruitment group located about 11 miles from me.....

     
    Didn't realise you lived near Lagos OP?!
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    timbo2000
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    Re:Is this a scam ??? 2011/05/02 16:15:16 (permalink)
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    Yes I think a scam, requesting an active bank account, sounds like money laundering, being an accountant we are bound by money laundering rules and this sounds like it. stay clear I say.
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    Re:Is this a scam ??? 2011/05/02 16:54:51 (permalink)
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    Antiq Dealing lol
    yeah scam we will pay your travel or pay month in advance just give bank details etc

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    kaldog
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    Re:Is this a scam ??? 2011/05/02 17:06:56 (permalink)
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    genuine question....why bump this thread timbo? its a month old and the op's question has been answered with that link to fraudwatchers :s

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    westbelfastguy
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    Re:Is this a scam ??? 2011/05/02 17:38:16 (permalink)
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    i would imagine that any personnel firm would contact you regarding any job opportunities and not the potential employer themselves
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    dan20uk
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    Re:Is this a scam ??? 2011/05/02 18:38:13 (permalink)
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    I've been flat hunting and I got this message a few hours ago...
    All you need to do is to make a transfer of a month rent plus the deposit to any of your friend or your partner via Western Union,Once you make the transfer to your friend or partner via Western Union,The Western Union will issue you a confirmation receipt of the transaction,It means your friend or partner has the access to withdraw the money for you any time any day from Western Union,But before your he/she can go and withdraw the money for you,Just get back to me first with a scan copy of the receipt to my email,So i can confirm it.
     
    Initial price was 700/month after I told him my budget is 450 he matched my offer which was generous of him :D

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