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Fake Job Offer Email Claiming to be Norton Tiles Company

This is another one of those fraud emails using a real company to deceit people. The legitimate company is Norton Tiles in UK but there is no way they would start out a campaign or hire people this way. And note, they only want Canadian and Americans! Beware!

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Dear Sir/Madam,


Would you like to work online from home and get paid weekly? If you will like
to work online from home and get paid weekly without leaving or affecting your
present job? I am JOHN COLE, of Norton Tiles Company in UK.

Norton tiles company produces various kinds of hand crafted ceramic tiles,which
we have clients we supply weekly in the states.

My clients make payments for our supplies every week in form of US checks which
are not readily cashable outside the United States, So we need someone in the
States to work as our representative
and assist us in processing the payments from our clients and will pay 10
Percent of every payment processed.

ALL YOU NEED TO DO IS RECEIVE THIS PAYMENTS FROM OUR CLIENTS IN THE STATES, GET IT CASHED IN YOUR BANK THEN DEDUCT YOUR 10 Percent AND FORWARD THE BALANCE TO THE COMPANY. ...THIS POSITION IS STRICTLY AVAILABLE FOR USA and CANADA RESIDENT ONLY...


If you are interested in starting the job, please get back to my email with the
following details:

Email:

Full Name:
Street address:
City:
State:
zIp code:
Age:
Gender:
Phone #:
Occupation:
Job Experience (If any):

Please include the following as your Subject line when replying: Reference Job
Position ID Number T4WXYU75 in the e-mail for easy identification at the
processing office. Once this is done you will receive an e-mail for confirmation within 24Hrs. Thanks for taking time to read our offer.


I AWAIT YOUR URGENT RESPONSE.


Best Regards
JOHN COLE / Norton Tiles Company


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From CAWARDEN BRICK AND TILES Fri Nov 28 16:41:37 2008
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Message-Id: <200811290039.mat0dzsj015106@mail02.syd.optusnet.com.au>
Reply-To:
From: "CAWARDEN BRICK AND TILES"
Subject: JOB POSITION/AWAITING YOUR REPLY...
Date: Sat, 29 Nov 2008 00:41:37 -0000
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3 comments:

  1. rayearth2601 said,

    thanks for your information....
    Now we can beware from that email..

    It's very useful

    on December 2, 2008 at 1:44 AM  


  2. I had a similiar scam e-mail sent to me here recently. I think there are different versions of this floating around.

    on December 9, 2008 at 9:45 AM  


  3. Dale said,

    Still posting on Craig's List.

    on October 6, 2009 at 4:07 AM