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: Israeli Brokerage Services Ltd

The "Israeli Brokerage Services Ltd" money mule job scam is a continuation of others we've seen here previously, and also related to the "Bronsard Advantage" one reported a here recently. I mention it here specifically because the spammers are now trying a new tactic: leaving out the hyperlink to their website. In the most recent instance of this spam, the instructions are, "to take a visit to our web site please enter in address line in your Internet browser." The URL in question is At a guess, their motive is to avoid spam filters, and it worked to some degree. This particular spam was tagged as "suspected spam" by one filter, then forwarded to a Gmail account which correctly classified it as spam.

Note that because the spam text is presented in a GIF image, the recipient really does have to type the address by hand -- a kind of CAPTCHA, really.

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