I was sent the following email. It’s called a money mule scam, basically money laundering. Taking part in these scams is illegal, and in some cases they even ask you to buy things to get you started (making it an even greater scam).
The email looks like:
Point Focus LLC is now expanding! To deal with the international payments processings we are now looking for people willing to facilitate establishing of our all-round-the-globe business connections and assist saving considerably by tax disbursing reduction. This position of the Financial Assistant involves accepting payments from our Australian, UK and US ( rarer Spanish) clients to your account and resending to our partners.
You are getting paid right by the moment you cash the payment. It’s the commission in amount equal to 4% out the sum posted on your account. This very amount you’re deducting before sending anything out. So,estimated roughly, you can make up to 2000$ extra monthly.
Plus, you get:
– flexi-time (usually 2-3 hours a day)
– Saturdays & Sundays off
– Have to be aged 21 or above
– No criminal record
– Regular Internet access
– Ability to accept payments using your bank account
– Ability to resend the money through Western Union
If feel qualified, please, attach the following info to start up with:
– Fist Name:
– Last Name:
– State, City, Zip
– Phone number (home and cell)
– Valid email address
NOTE!!!! the email address you use to contact us for the first time is: pointfocusgo@—.com , in the subject field put “interested”. Please, use only mentioned email address, otherwise we’ll fail to receive your response.
Remember if you receive an email like this delete it, don’t reply to it.