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Thursday, December 11, 2008

Electronics Central


Fraud. Note the spelling! Kinddom? The address are a block of serviced offices, which must be ideal for a big trading company.

One out of five!

Dear Sir/Madam,

Are you based in the United States or Canada? Do you have the Honesty, Positive Attitude and Integrity to operate a legitimate business, would you like to

work online from Home/Temporarily and get paid 20000US$ Monthly? We are glad to offer you for a job position at our company ELECTRONICS CENTRAL LTD., Ltd. We

need someone to work for the company as a Representative/Account Officer in your country.

Please allow us to disturb your precious time! We are the United Kingdom biggest foreign trade wholesaler. ELECTRONICS CENTRAL LTD, based in based in

COMMUNICATIONS HOUSE United Kinddom, ELECTRONICS CENTRAL LTD.,is sourcing for a payment representative in USA, Canada. The Representatives will act as a

receiving payment agents and also placing orders for goods and products from customers and remit the money to our correspondents close to your country of


Our client is only making payment via CHECKS FOR DEPOSIT Transfer and Cash, And direct to bank account depending on our representative bank.
we need your help as a payment account officer to receive funds in your country to avoid delays in transfer to China which takes over 3 to 4 weeks, and it

definitely causes delay in customer's order shipment.

If you are interested in working for us, send your Name and Mobile Phone Number to email:

Fill the application form below:
Full name:
Phone number:
Marital status:

Thank you.

Note:Please make sure you fill the above application form and provide all the information required.

Important Notes :-

1. Whatever you do, do not respond to any e-mail like this. If you have given bank details to any fraudster like this, then inform your bank immediately and also make sure that you close the account.

2. If the e-mail mentions a well known e-mail address such as from,, etc., then why not forward the offending e-mail to, etc. Hopefully, they'll remove the e-mail address, which will stop people being sucked in.



Blogger Unknown said...

There are loads of frauds like the example above. I recently replied a advertisement on Gumtree and it turned out to be a fraud. Here you have a copy of the advertisement and the e-mail received:
Advert on gumtree:
We are a fast growing UK marketing company specialising in e-commerce and recruitment .
We are looking for full time Data Processors in the UK to fill a number of positions. The role consists of collation and distribution of data from various sources across our network . You should speak English and be IT literate. An understanding of mainstream office software packages is essential and a knowledge of the recruitment/marketing industries would be benificial however we will consider applicants who meet the first 2 criteria.

Please forward CVs with a covering letter FAO Ms Warner
E-mail received:
Dear Ester ,

We have recieved your CV in response to the vacancy advertised on JobcentrePlus/Gumtree/S1jobs for Data Processors.
You meet the criteria to be considered for this position although if successful you will have to complete an aptitude test specific to the role
You will be working from home supporting our current e-commerce team dealing with general enquiries via email and updating / processing customer enquiries, this position is initially contracted for 6 months although there will be oppurtunity to progress within the company.The training for this position will take approximately 14 days for which you will be paid an hourly rate of up to £10 .Please note that due to unforseen response to the advertisment which went live nationally on the 21/06 there is a fully refundable £7.50 deposit (Returned to you upon completion of your training) for the training package as quite simply time-wasters were applying, accepting the package and not continuing with their application and as we require this vacancy to be filled asap this was unnacceptable .
Please visit our website if you have any questions . 24-7 support=2 0at Uniq oMarketing /

Kind Regards
Julie Warner
HR Agent

A 24hr company needing 24hr people.

Monday, July 06, 2009 11:10:00 am  

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