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Monday, July 13, 2009

Richard Hough


Fraud. Usual rubbish. Don't touch it.

Note that I think the web site is genuine and that the company itself is very reputable. It's just that the e-mail address in this spam e-mail is very different to the one on the web site.

One out of five!

Richard Hough Limited - The Calender Roll Specialists Mill Hill Street Mill Hill Bolton, Lancashire England BL2 2AB

Dear Prospective Employee,

Richard Hough is in need of individuals who can help us receive payments from our customers in your city here in the UK as we do not run an account in those regions.

Salary: 10% of any transfer made to your account
Position: Payment Officer
Experience: None - We will guide you through!
Requirements: Positive Attitude, Honesty and Integrity.
Schedule: 5+ hours/week.

You choose your hours! Note that your bank account details are not needed and there are no hidden cost for your services.

For more information, contact

Mr Richard Johnson,
Regional Representative,
E-mail :

Copyright © 2009 Richard Hough Ltd.. All rights reserved. Registered in England No. 00101147.

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.



Anonymous Keith said...

A professional company would not spell calendar CALENDER - A twat of a scammer would !

Saturday, February 13, 2010 5:33:00 pm  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

The email for the company is

So, why would the email be as shown on the scam email??? Also, ask yourself, why is the CEO/owner doing the recruiting and/or allowing his name on the email to do so???

If the email actually came from a company employee then the proper email would be

Tuesday, March 02, 2010 10:47:00 pm  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Keith.. You Chutiya..! The technology area in which Richard Hough works is calendering and they manufacture calender rolls.. Yes, it's pronounced "Calender" and not "Calendar".
FYI - Calender is a technology.. Use google to know and understand rather than ranting out your little ill-informed brains here..!

Sunday, May 25, 2014 6:27:00 pm  

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