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Re: Company Rep

Published / by Dave McDave / 1 Comment on Re: Company Rep

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: *********** <*********@********.com>
Reply: "[email protected]" <[email protected]>
Date: Mon, 17 Sep 2018 07:00:10 +0000
Subject: Re: Company Rep

Hello,

I am **************************, a private steel enterprise in China. ****  is in need of a reputable individual or company in the United States to act in the capacity of an account receivable agent owing to customers’ preference. As an AR agent, you will be responsible for collection of outstanding invoices due to *** in the North America (US and Canada) to directly support sales operation. Please advise if interested or have questions about this opportunity. For more information about ***, please visit our website at 

We look forward to hearing from you.

*******************


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One Comment

  1. Hello!

    I was the person that was attacked. This email was sent on my behalf by an unknown party, and I can attest that it caused a big headache for my personal brand, as well as my day-to-day operations as a Technical Recruiter.

    I just wanted to comment that it has been resolved, and my account is now secure. Please let me know if there is anything I could do to further this.

    Side note: Because this shows up on the second page of Google when searching my name….. is there any timeline or thing I can do to get this removed from showing up when people type my name? Thanks!

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