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  • 'Interested in Your CV' Money Laundering Scam
    Email claims that a company is interested in your CV and invites you to apply for a job involving the 'payment control' of clients.
    Published: October 6, 2014

  • Red Cross 'Job Offer' Scam Email
    Email purporting to be from the American Red Cross claims that the organization is recruiting staff to work in a disaster zone and will pay workers $250 per day. To procure one of the positions, you are instructed to fill in a membership form and pay an 'enrollment' fee.
    Published: October 6, 2014

  • 'HP Car Advertisement' Money Laundering Scam
    Email purporting to be from a firm called 'HP Car Advertisement' claims that you can earn $450 per week just by placing an 'auto wrap' advertising decal on your car and driving around as you normally do.
    Published: September 25, 2014

  • Disney Cruise Line Job Offer Scam
    Email purporting to be from Disney Cruise Line claims that a number of positions are currently available and invites recipients to contact a "client service officer" to get an application form.
    Published: May 1, 2014

  • Rockstar Energy Drink Car Decal Wrapping Money Laundering Scam
    Emails purporting to be from Rockstar Energy Drink offer to pay recipients a generous weekly fee for displaying an advertising decal on their vehicles.
    Published: December 19, 2013

  • Qantas Job Offer Scam Email
    Email purporting to be from Australian airline Qantas claims that a number of jobs are available at the company and invites interested applicants to email their resume for consideration.
    Published: October 14, 2013

  • Radisson Blu Hotel Job Vacancy Scam Email
    Email purporting to be from international hotel chain, Radisson claims that jobs are available at a Radisson hotel in London and interested applicants should email their CV's or call for further discussions.
    Published: September 18, 2013

  • Western Union Mystery Shopper Money Laundering Scam
    Email offers the recipient work as a mystery shopper evaluating Western Union outlets. The message claims workers will be sent certified checks to cover evaluation costs and their pay.
    Published: August 26, 2013

  • 'Personal Assistant' Money Laundering Scam
    Email claims that the sender requires a part-time personal assistant to handle financial activities and run various errands in return for a generous weekly wage.
    Published: September 18, 2012

  • 'Mystery Shopper' Money Laundering Scams
    Emails offer recipients part time work as secret or mystery shoppers and promise to send cheques or money orders for them to use in their shopping evaluations. Workers will be instructed to cash the cheques, deduct a percentage as their wage and then "evaluate" a specified service before sending the remainder of the funds back to the "employer" via a cash money transfer.
    Published: July 24, 2012

  • Modelling Agency Overpayment Scam
    Emails claim that a modelling agency wishes to use your photograph for a billboard advertisement and ask that you reply to give approval for use of the image and to arrange payment.
    Published: 21st March 2011

  • Apartment Cleaner Overpayment Scam
    Email offers the recipient a part time job cleaning an apartment for a quite generous fee. The cleaner is advised to deduct this fee from a cheque made out for a considerably larger amount and then wire the remainder to the landlord via a money transfer service.
    Published: 11th March 2010

  • Hilton Hotel Job Offer Scam Email
    Email purporting to be from Hilton Hotels in London, offers the recipient a lucrative job with the company.
    Published: 8th November 2010

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