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:

This is a modestly fancy job scam, but it has all the hallmarks of a money laundering scam for those who care to look. It arrived by spam and offers a large cut for shifting money around -- that should be enough. But this one does go the extra mile and provides a sleek-looking (but poorly written) website to represent the fake "escrow" company for which you are invited to work. was registered through on 04-Apr-2006 for one year. Here are the registration details.

    Joshua        (
    Tel. +999.999999999

It's clear how much effort the registrar is putting into the verification of these details. Anyhow, the text of the spam follows, for reference.

From: Steven <>
Date: 19-May-2006 22:40
Subject: There are a lot of opportunities in our company

International escrow company provides a unique opportunity for a part-time or full-time job.
This is not a marketing, no initial expenses!
Don't miss your chance to make some extra income!!!

Have you ever dreamed about working part-time and earning much money?

Now your dream can become true with us as soon as you register as an escrow agent in our company.
On average you will be making 1500 USD a week.
If you want to make your escrow agent career with us, you need to register on our home page. Your main task will be accepting money payments from clients on your credit card or personal bank accounts and routing them to other bank account of the escrow process according to our instructions.
You will benefit from the commissions, which are 3-10% of every transaction and depend on the quantity of completed transactions and the speed of your work.

If you want constant earnings, growing career and confidence tomorrow, If you are energetic, and alert person, we will be able to cooperate successfully and give you all possibilities for the career growth.

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