Current Status

This blog is not frequently updated because most case-by-case scam reports are now listed in subordinate blogs. At this point in time, most of my efforts are targeted at documenting employment scams in the Suckers Wanted blog.


Job Scam:

I haven't investigated this as deeply as I might, because the scammers in this case haven't set up their website properly. It probably works in Internet Explorer, but I never use it. Anyway, I received job offer spam from (; WHOIS claims location is Williamsville, NY, USA) on Wed, 15 Jun 2005 05:44:41 +0000. The spam is as follows.

Dear friend,
Thank you for the interest to our company!

We are happy to offer you the position of Client Manager in our company
This is a unique chance to raise your incomes by doing a simple but responsible work.

Job Description:
To serve private clients of the company living on the territory of the USA
Domestic work, free work schedule (2-4 hours / day).
Salary: start at $4000 / month

To get the application, please, use the following link:

Department of Personnel
IFX Trading Ltd.

The defanged hyperlink actually pointed to, for what it matters. The entire site appears to be a rip-off of Apparently this has happened before, with the domain "", and they aren't happy about it. It's not clear whether they know about the new rip-off, though, so I've sent them a note about it. The WHOIS record for the rogue site, "", says it was created on 2004-12-24.

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