Here's a stupid one that I just received:
Good day to you Sir/Madam,
Brad&Sons needs a book-keeper/company representative in the states.This project has been developed in a way neither to affect your present job nor bring you any form of stress but in order to help take care of those extra costs.
Brad & Sons is a small company thats deals in the production of various clothing materials, batiks,assorted fabrics and traditional costumes.
The handling of the company is in the care of myself and two elder brothers.As the Public Relations Officer of the company,it came to my knowledge that there are a lot of lapses in handling funds that come in from the states which come in forms of cashiers checks,company checks and money orders and 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 various clients which come in on a weekly,monthly and annual basis.This is why we decided to get a representative over in the states to help us pick up our payments at your contact address you shall be providing us,in order to process our payment from our clients.Our website is currently under construction and which should be ready in the month of February.
Your Job description is as follows:
1)You would receive payment on our behalf from any of our various clients which would come in the form of cashiers checks,travellers checks and money orders.
2)You then get the payments cashed/deposited at your bank.
3)As soon as the payment has been cleared by your bank,you then deduct a commission of 10% of each payment you would be receiving on our behalf which you are entitled to as been our representative
4)You thus send the remaining funds back via western union to details you would be given as soon as it has been confirmed you have received payment.
Our payments will be issued out in your name as we would inform our clients to do so.Therefore the following details would be needed from via email.
1)Your Full name
2)Your Address( Not P.O.Box)
3)Your Phone numbers
5)Your present Occupation
6)Do you have a checking account? Yes or No
Once we have confirmed your details,it would be forwarded to one of our clients and they will start making payments to you as the company\\\'s representative in the states .We would notify you as soon we confirm that one of our clients has mailed out payment to you.
I await your urgent response.
Head Human Resources Department.
Brad&Sons Holdings Ltd.