Monday, May 2, 2011

Scammers making it look like they are part of a big corporation

So the other day I saw an ad on Craigslist for a work at home position. What these scammers do is want you to think they are part of a big corporation and then want you to do payment processing. That involves you opening a bank account in your name, they send you a check, you cash it and then take money out and you send them some of it for their "fee's". These are fake checks that they give you and they will clear from the bank right away. The bank then a week later finds out the check is a fake then you are responsible for the money. Here is an example of a scam e-mail I received.

JOB OFFER OPPORTUNITY

Honeywell International Inc.
101 Columbia Road
Morristown, NJ 07962

Pleasant day,

If you have access to a computer, and have up to three hours spare time per-week. you can get paid, would you like to work part or full time online from home and get paid weekly? If yes,then please read carefully.

ABOUT US
Honeywell International is a diversified technology and manufacturing leader, serving customers worldwide with aerospace products and services; control technologies for buildings, homes and industry; automotive
products; turbochargers; and specialty materials.

With roots tracing back to 1885, Honeywell employs more than 100,000 people in 95
countries. Under the leadership of Chairman and CEO Dave Cote, we focus on our Five Initiatives: Growth, Productivity, Cash, People and the Enablers, Honeywell Operating System and Functional Transformation.

JOB POSITION
We are currently seeking part or full time employees for our ever-growing Accounts Receivable Department. Through extensive demographic research, we have discovered a wealth of untapped human resources that, for one reason or another, need the freedom to work from home. If this sounds like you, please read on, and consider becoming part of our company family.

as part of our ongoing Multi Level Marketing Network,we seek capable individuals to work for us as our representative.You can easily make $700-$2000 or more in a week by working for us as Sub-contractor in your geographical location, you will be in charge of collecting payment on behalf of our affiliates and Small business organizations that are registered under us. Does it sounds like your dream job? Well,
it certainly for 10,000+current members who are making $700- $2,000 weekly online
with this system.Note that no form of investment of is needed from you and this job
will take only 1-3 hours of your time per week.

JOB RESPONSIBILITY
The position of Accounts Receivable officer entails the following duties: coordinate payments from our clients, receive payments which come in form of certified checks or united states postal money orders, process payments at your local bank, and forward 90% of funds received to the proper branch office, as instructed. The remaining 10% is your wage. Since this position is need-based, you will have plenty of free time while enjoying a good income.

RENUMERATION
Every assignment in form of payment received from clients, you're entitled to 10%
which excludes the cost of processing western union to any regional office accountant Also you get a monthly salary of $1500 which comes at the end of every month, plus other incentives and benefits that accrue, which includes tax holidays.

INTERESTED APPLICANTS (HOW TO APPLY)
Interested applicants should get back to me,so that one of our Human Resource Managers can contact you through email, with an approval letter if the management decides you are a successful candidate. Please specify the best way to contact you in your reply

We appreciate your interest in Honeywell International Inc.

Silion Cost
Consultant Manager
Honeywell International Inc.
101 Columbia Road
Morristown, NJ 07962

Notice how they claim they are part of a big company. Why would they send me an e-mail from a .yahoo e-mail address. Also, notice the grammer mistakes "pleasant day" that makes no sense. If you get any of these opportunities please disregard them immediately. You WILL be burned! P.S. Google Honeywell International scams and you will see plenty of websites explaining these scams.

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