Scam Emails and a bit of baiting

Human Resources Department Dear Applicant

Published / by Dave McDave / Leave a Comment

WARNING: These are scams. They are Emails sent to a honeytrap address only ever used for this purpose. Do not reply to these people, they will try to con you into paying out money in return for nothing.

CAVEAT: Please note that some of these Emails may be impersonating a genuine company or person. We wish to make it clear that any such name mentioned within these Emails has no connection to the scam. For the sake of searching, we leave these messages untouched, but we will respond to any concerns left in our comments.

From: Human Resources Department <[email protected]>
Date: Fri, 04 Aug 2017 18:23:00 +0200
Subject: Dear Applicant

Dear Applicant,

Administrative Assistant/ Customer Care Service Position is needed in out company urgently, if you are interested, You are to create or use an existing gmail account (hangout) to proceed with the job and to know more about the company, locations, positions, pay scale and duties.

You are to set up a screen name with Google Hangout messenger and add up the company’s head of operation ID to your contact list, Hang Out ID of head of operation ([email protected]) and instant message him for an online interview/briefing exercise.

You are to be available on Google Hangout for the interview (ASAP), Your swift and timely response matters to this position as well as the job interview. I wish you all the very best of luck in the interview.

Please feel free to email ark lliams more details.

Time: Asap
Pay: $30 – $35 hourly
Position: Administrative Assistant
Venue: Google HangOut (Gmail IM)

Best regard,
Human Resources Department.

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