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#312886 by Jacksfork Wed Nov 23, 2016 6:58 pm
I just went thru the same scam. Thankfully I found this thread before I got into the meat of things.

I did the proofreading of letters step last week.

I was then offered the "representative" position because they were "pausing" the letter editing phase.

I went through the information process as wel as receiving the phone call to make sure I have a working phone number. They also had me take a screen shot of my PayPal home page to ensure that I have an activ validated account.

I'm a skeptical person and no search provided me a warning until I ran their email with only the domain and found this thread.

Here's the longest letter telling me the process they were expecting of me.

"This is the confirmation letter regarding your acceptance of our new offer.

This letter provides you with the details and our rules that will apply to
your new position.

Read it carefully as there are several rules that must be adhere to:

1. Redirect all e-mail traffic that you receive from our clients
directly to us. *Do not under any circumstances reply to the messages or
inquire for more information. Your relationship will be solely as the
transaction processor, all administrative issues or otherwise will be
handled by us. Any disregard of this rule will make our clients nervous and
may cause them to stop any pending transactions. The average questions are
usually about the pending sales or future sales, again this is our
department, please keep in mind that one of your job requirement is to
transfer any/all these inquiries directly to us.

2. Please make an attempt to check your e-mail account twice daily,
preferably in the morning and in the evening. This is a very important
position and it should show that you are available to us at least during the
business day.

3. This is not optional. Please reply to all our email messages that
we will send to you. Most of our transactions will depend on an answer back
from you and we may have to stop a transaction if we cannot get in contact
with you to verify your availability or clarify any errors.


4. Most Important Rule: Please have your phone with you during the business
day. (preferably without a voicemail answering system).


5. Your position will be activated following a call from our company
verifying your identity, the accuracy and operational function of the number
that you have provided.

6. Your 1st payment will be 3-5 business days after we have activated
your account. It takes our company approximately that amount of time to
make a sale.

7. If you encounter any issues of any kind while working with us, Do
Not keep it to Yourself, please inform us immediately of the issue and we
will do everything within our powers to fix it.

8. If anything goes wrong during the process of a transaction, please
report it immediately. Do not ever think that you will be blame, remember
nothing is your fault by letting us know what went wrong; you will help our
company do its job better and improve our systems and quality for our
customers.

9. Please follow each daily instruction to the letter and without
delay. Any delay on your part is a bad reflection on our company and slows
down our processes. These have an effect on production which means poor
profit for our company and for you.

10. If you are planning any trips that will prevent you from fulfilling
your duties, please inform us 2 weeks in advance.

11. We count on you having both a responsible and respectful attitude

towards this job and our team.

12. Please respond with any questions that you may have regarding our rules
and this job. Also state any concerns or issues that you may have which
might conflict or prevent you from doing this job. If you think that you
will be unable to fulfill the required duties of this job please let us
know. A declination will not affect your future with us in anyway, it is
better to tell us now then to fail at the job later.


Please confirm your understanding and acceptance of the job by answering
with "I confirm" as a reply to this e-mail. This answer means that you
assume full responsibility and are prepared to execute the rules (listed
above) in working with us.



!!!
P.S.: We are starting to call you from the same day when we get your
details. Please be reachable by phone to show us your serious attitude to
the job.!!!"

21.11.2016, 21:07


After reading this thread, I immediately sent them an email:

"Do not send any funds to me. You are PapPal scamming criminals. I'm glad I found this out before dealing with your lies.

I have reported this to PayPal and they are blocking any transactions from your "supposed" company and I will not accept any calls and am blocking your email.

Do not attempt to scam me any further. This is now a dead end.

Good riddance."

I then changed my PayPal email address to another email account that I have. I have contacted PayPal to make sure my account stays in good standing.

My skepticism also peaked when they told me they had to use "representatives" to send money to their Polish bank via my bank because PayPal only lets Polish companies receive $350 per month and this is how they get around it.

I was thinking money laundering and cash mule and confirmed it with this thread. I was considering doing this and acting dumb if ever investigated but after reading this thread figured I don't want to have any part of that. Glad I got out before getting more involved.

The contact information from them is as follows, from initial to last:
Emails:
[email protected]
[email protected]
Phone number from their "operator" (an Indian fellow from a California number). +1 (831)540-1052
#317363 by Terminator5 Wed Jan 18, 2017 1:52 pm
If you received and than transferred or wired any money to them , than you need to report this on the IC3 website . You are the victim of a Money Mule Scam .

Blackmail / Extortion / Sextortion . Anonymous Victim Assistance .
http://www.connectsafely.org/faq-on-sexting-and-sextortion/

Reporting Blackmail / Sextortion Scams and Fake Drug Purchase Blackmail Scams
https://www.ic3.gov/default.aspx
#353962 by MasterJedi Sat Jan 27, 2018 4:45 pm
Here is an email I received. I am glad I found this website.
Hi, John ------!

Our fast expanding company is looking for a Business Correspondence Corrector who is fluent in English to assist in communicating with our international clients.
Your professional responsibilities will be reviewing our business text file and fixing spelling or grammatical mistakes.
The work takes approximately 1,5-2 hours a day. You may do it on your own time.

Pay for the services done:
Each 1 Kb. (1024 symbols) of txt content pays 5USD.
This message to you is about 1 Kb. of size.
All in all, it will increase your income up to 2,500USD per month.

To apply for this position you must meet our requirements:
- Country of residence: US
- Have a PC.

For further details about the post, please reply to this mail with the following details about you:
- Your First and second name;
- Country of residence and region.

Regards, Rosana Boyton

It is from an email address ending in wanadoo.fr
#378407 by long4short Fri Dec 14, 2018 3:43 am
Just want to post my email which brought up my suspicion and found this site:

From: Natacha Norvell <[email protected]>
To:<removed> to protect privacy
Subject: long TRUONG we still didn't receive your answer
Date: Fri, 14 Dec 2018 08:45:28 +0300

Good afternoon,
Our quickly growing company is in search of a Business Correspondence Corrector who's
going to be fluent in English language to assist in communication with our international
customers. Your professional duties are to examine our company's textual content data
files as well as cropping and editing grammar mistakes.

This kind of work takes roughly 1-2 hours per day. This can be done during your spare
time.

Income:
5USD for each 1000 symbols. (that is about 1024 symbols of plain textual content).
This letter is approximately 1 Kb.
Therefore, this should improve your regular monthly money flow of up to 2,500usd.

Required skills:
* Country of residence: states.
* A Windows or mac based Laptop.
* Attention to details and precision.
* Prior working experience in translation .
* Optimistic, result driven.
* Captioning translation experience a plus.


For further detailed infos, reply to this e mail with the following information:
* Your name (first and last)
* Country and region

With respect, Natacha Norvell
#381545 by raykro232 Tue Feb 12, 2019 2:06 pm
Hate to say but this scam is STILL going strong. They have gotten a bit smarter but please beware of the following company and emails. "OKAY.CZ" the website looks very legit with logo etc. But the process is just like as described throughout this thread.

I've atached my latest email exchange when questioning them about the 'representative' position and the paypal transfer.


**********************************************************

Thu, Feb 7, 4:00 AM (5 days ago)

to me


Hello Regina !

Your attention, please!
Okay has made some changes in the way we will be doing business in order to improve
customer service and efficiency of transactions. Due to these changes, the position of document editor will be
temporarily suspended.

Please be assured that you will receive your proper and promised payment for the jobs you have already
completed and your funds will be delivered to PayPal in a timely manner.

As you have been an exemplary employee and have proven yourself to be responsible and reliable, we wish to
retain such a valuable individual in our employ. Therefore, we wish to offer you an alternative permanent
position that offers the possibility for career growth and a significant increase in salary.

The new position will not involve any additional time demands than did the editing position. Upon acceptance
of this position, we extend the following financial offer to you: A fixed salary of $1500 every month, plus a
5 percent commission for each completed deal. Most of our representatives earn an average of $5000 to $7000
every month!

Just as was required for the transcribing/editing position, you must have access to a computer, the Internet . Further, this position also allows you to concurrently continue to work
at your regular occupation, if desired.

To accept this offer, please confirm the receipt and acceptance of our offer via email. We will immediately
send you the precise details of your new position and you will be able to start right away! We look forward to
your reply!






Regina Maston2
Feb 7, 2019, 8:54 AM (5 days ago)

to OKAY.cz


Is this email the offer to become a representative?
I do not understand the role of representative. If you look back on my edits you'll see my questions.
Please clarify

Thanks


OKAY.cz SUPPORT
Feb 7, 2019, 12:51 PM (5 days ago)

to me


PLEASE SEE THE DETAILS BELOW:

The position is in details:
The work takes less than 1 hour per day (2-3 days a week).

The process is in the following:
1. We sell an item at auction and receive the payment from a buyer to your Paypal account.
2. We confirm the delivery of the item by providing the delivery proof such as tracking number and company.
3. Once the money is available, You will withdraw the money from your PayPal account to your bank
account to be able to take it for sending to us.
4. We will give you the instructions with contains a calculation, how to send the money to us and how much.
5. In the instructions You will see in details:
Your 5% commissions, paypal fees, transfer fees, and everything else necessary with it.
We pay all expenses ourself and You don't have to cover any of expenses.

You have a fixed monthly salary - $1500 USD and a 5% interest from each signle deal.
The interest is paid at once You accept the payment. A salary - once a month.

ACTIVATION PROCESS AND START:

**************************
Requirements:

Full name...................:
Your phone number...........: (available any time during the day, with no voice machine)
Your Home address...........: (P.O.Box is not acceptable)
PayPal e-mail...............: (same as PayPal login) it should be Verified with limits lifted.
PayPal account creation date:

Attention!
You need to send your contact details to our sales specialists e-mail address:

[email protected]

They will process your information and then contact You by phone to confirm the details of yours.

**************************

IMPORTANT:
You should have 'Verified' PayPal account with transfer, withdrawal and receiving limits lifted.
The best way to lift any possible limits - contact PayPal and ask them to lift all of them.
We will pay You for editing earlier, the 1st payment accepted for a sale will include the payment for texts - $180.
We are waiting for the required details from You, then we will give You the rules for your studying and confirmation.

LAST STEP:
A phone interview with You and You will start working from the same day.


P.S.
Please remember that You need to send your contact details to the new address that was given to You email:
[email protected]




Regina Maston2
Feb 8, 2019, 12:12 AM (4 days ago)

to OKAY.cz


I would need more assurance this is a legal and reputable opportunity prior to pursuing any further.

thank you




OKAY.cz SUPPORT
Feb 8, 2019, 2:34 PM (4 days ago)

to me


Thanks for your reply.
1 - this work is absolutely safe for you. We will never ask for your Bank details.
You don't have to do international transfers.
The money you will need to send us by mail. Usually we use UPS for this.

2 - We will call you only when necessary and at a time convenient for you.
Every day check your email and be in touch with us.

3 - Our work does not require a lot of time from you.

4 - We are going to work with large sums of money. Therefore must trust each other 100%.
We promise you that we will not pass your data to anyone.

5 - We value employees who are worried about security. Safety is our job.



OKAY.cz SUPPORT
Feb 8, 2019, 2:35 PM (4 days ago)

to me


All completely legal. We have been working for a long time.
The meaning of work to save money on international money transfers.
We work only with our regular customers.
All transactions monitored by our experts. This is our business.
Money for the goods take our agents in the United States.
We confirm delivery of the goods and the delivery of the money.
Money that gets our agent will remain with him.
We use them to buy other products in your country.
With our client We expect our money.
So we do not need to make international transfers.
They are very expensive, long time and not safe.
But some representative work for 2 positions.





Regina Maston2
1:40 AM (7 hours ago)

to OKAY.CZ, OKAY.cz


I am still not clear on what my job would be as a representative.
looks like I am withdrawing money put into a paypal account by someone purchasing products. I am to withdraw this money and mail it to you via the post office? This worries me sending cash via UPS. I take it if lost I would become responsible for the money.
You also mention bitcoins and I am unclear how to obtain, purchase, and/or send them to you.
Last question, how does one terminate or end being a representative.

Thanks


OKAY.cz SUPPORT
1:57 AM (7 hours ago)

to me


1. We pay taxes for each of you ourself once a year, but once a year we give you 1099 form to fill out so we will be able to pay your taxes. But you get your salary in full.
2. First, you will receive a payment to your PAYPAL. Then you transfer the payment into your Bank account. When will all of the checks you send cash to our agent in your country. This is a convenient and safe way since you don't have to do international transfers.
3. Currently we have approximately 200 agents in your country.
4. You don't have to be in constant touch by phone. You will not to call your customers. When you receive the payment, our specialist will contact you and give you instructions. This is very important because it is necessary to do everything quickly.
5. According to our laws we cannot take money from our customers. We only provide services.
All legal. We have been working for a long time and our main task is to resist the fraudsters.
We will never ask for your Bank details. We will not ask you to do international transfers.
We do our business safe and give you the opportunity to earn together with us.


OKAY Support
2:14 AM (7 hours ago)

to me, OKAY.cz


You do not have to search for a product or search for a buyer. This is done by special staff.
You need to be in touch with us and manage paypal payments.

1. First, you will receive a payment to your PAYPAL. Then you transfer the payment into your Bank account. When will all of the checks you send cash to our agent in your country. This is a convenient and safe way since you don't have to do international transfers.
2. You don't have to be in constant touch by phone. You will not to call your customers. When you receive the payment, our specialist will contact you and give you instructions. This is very important because it is necessary to do everything quickly.
3. According to our laws we cannot take money from our customers. We only provide services.
4. 1. We pay taxes for each of you ourself once a year, but once a year we give you 1099 form to fill out so we will be able to pay your taxes. But you get your salary in full.
All legal. We have been working for a long time and our main task is to resist the fraudsters.
We will never ask for your Bank details. We will not ask you to do international transfers.
We do our business safe and give you the opportunity to earn together with us.

Lawyers of our company together with UPS representatives composed an explanatory letter about
Sending, transporting, and delivering cash. The document turned out to be very large. It is written
Using complex legal terms and includes many items.
Many of these items do not concern our work.
If you briefly state the information - it sounds like this:

UPS does not prohibit the receipt and dispatch of cash and any valuables in the following cases:
- the parcel is not sent outside the US
- the package is well and high-quality packed (the contents are hidden from the eyes and not palpable)
- the documents do not indicate that this is cash (UPS recommends indicating the marks, documents, collectible cards)
- when sending a parcel, a paid delivery option is selected.

All these measures are necessary to ensure that nothing happens with the delivery in the delivery process.

Follow our instructions exactly. In this case, our work will not pose difficulties.



12.02.2019, 09:40, "Regina Maston2" :


OKAY Support
2:18 AM (7 hours ago)

to me, OKAY.cz


In order to get started you need to follow our instructions. If you want to interrupt the workflow, you will need to notify us about this at least 10 days before this date.


12.02.2019, 09:40, "Regina Maston2 :
I am still not clear on what my job would be as a representative.


OKAY Support
2:19 AM (7 hours ago)

to me


Let us know if you have any other questions. If not, send us your details and start the activation process.
#381730 by Comandox217 Sun Feb 17, 2019 4:22 pm
> On Fri, Feb 15, 2019, 10:26 PM MIKE BROWN <[email protected] wrote:
>
>> I am in good receipt of your mail my dear, bear in mind that your
>> delivery is %100 legit and free from every scam activities ok. The
>> only-thing holding your delivery is the out-standing fee of $100.00
>> only to get the paper needed from the United states I.R.S, but since
>> your condition is too bad right now, i am going to help you with
>> $50.00 and you pay any $50.00 now to complete this delivery
>> immediately and amicably ok.
>>
>> Get $50. iTunes card send now and have your delivery completed ok. I
>> am looking forward to hearing back from you with the reconfirmation of
>> your current delivery address and the payment of $50.00 only via
>> itunes card.
>>
>> Thank you and stay blessed,
>> Agent Mr. Mike Brown.
>>
>> On 15/02/2019, Eli Arzate <[email protected]> wrote:
>> > I don't understand of why you will give me that amount of money, the
>> > fact
>> > that i don't know if this is a scam and i'm also not able to pay 100
>> > dollars because i only have a part time job, i don't make decent money
>> > on
>> > my paycheckscand i'm struggling to find another job and barely keeping
>> > up
>> > with bills and expenses.
>> >
>> > On Fri, Feb 15, 2019, 6:36 AM AIRPORT AUTHORITY <[email protected]
>> > wrote:
>> >
>> >> Good Morning My Dear.
>> >>
>> >> How are you doing today together with your family I hope all is well?
>> >> I am Diplomat Mr. Mike Brown, I am now at Los Angeles International
>> >> airport (LAX) California U.S.A. with your consignment box worth of
>> >> $10.5, million U.S, dollars, I arrived at the airport On Thursday 14th
>> >> of February 2019. I went to the immigration office for meeting and
>> >> after the meeting I meet custom office . And he show me 15 people,S
>> >> which has be scam by Western Union and Money Gram delivering agent by
>> >> DHL UPS and I see your name and your e-mail on the list that is why I
>> >> contact you. To know if this is real or fake???
>> >>
>> >> The funds which they suppose to send to you is $10.5,Million u s
>> >> dollars only. which you have not receive yet. So kindly update me if
>> >> you still want to receive your funds get back to me because am coming
>> >> back to Washington DC by Tomorrow morning. I just contact I.R.S and
>> >> Minister of Finance they told me that before they release the
>> >> documentation which I will use to complete your delivery it will cost
>> >> you the sum of $100.00 so kindly update me with your delivery address
>> >> and make sure that you send the fee of $100.00 via iTunes card to the
>> >> office today and finalize your delivery urgently/amicably.
>> >>
>> >> Update me with the iTunes card and receipt also your current delivery
>> >> address.
>> >>
>> >> Thanks
>> >> DIPLOMATIC AGENT MR. MIKE BROWN.emails:([email protected])
>> >> Call/Text (213)318-3661
>> >>
>> >
>>
>

This man just fraud and stole my money please help take this man down.
#381731 by Terminator5 Sun Feb 17, 2019 5:00 pm
[email protected], +1-213-318-3661

This man just fraud and stole my money please help take this man down.



https://www.whitepages.com/phone/1-213-318-3661

Type: Non-Fixed VoIP (e.g. Skype or Google Voice)




Sorry to hear you were scammed and lost money . Other than allowing posts of Scam Emails and websites, we can't take any action . You need to file a Police Report and / or an IC3 report




https://www.ic3.gov/default.aspx

Blackmail / Extortion / Sextortion . Anonymous Victim Assistance .
http://www.connectsafely.org/faq-on-sexting-and-sextortion/

Reporting Blackmail / Sextortion Scams and Fake Drug Purchase Blackmail Scams
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#382170 by Phennex Tue Feb 26, 2019 4:28 pm
I wastes a week of my time checking my email daily to edit texts as a Business Correspondence Corrector. The language in the texts proved what they were up to! They supposedly only pay once a month, so I would have been working a full month before drawing funds from my PayPal account had I continued with this (only making $30 - $50 a day)!

I am glad I had to since to check, but this was hard to find. They list themselves as OKAY.cz SUPPORT <[email protected]

Same deal as others, but I started looking at the language of the texts; and they seemed off! I will try to copy what they sent.

Hello Sheila !
We approved your candidacy as a text editor and sent a job description.
We hope that you have read it, and made the final decision.
Unfortunately, we have not received a response from you. This could be due to technical reasons.
Please be sure to respond to our message.
If you are not ready to start cooperation, we will delete your profile from our working base and you will no longer receive our messages.
Looking forward to your reply.


OKAY.cя Support
Hannah Pearcy


пт, 15 февр. 2019 г. в 06:58, OKAY.cz SUPPORT <[email protected]>:
Hello Sheila !
We are glad to welcome You!
My name is Hannah Pearcy.
I am a specialist of the OKAY company and I will be your personal consultant.
Company name : OKAY s.r.o
Address : Ksirova 676/259 619 00, Brno, Czech Republic
Data of creation: 1994
Company ID : 60719257
Tax ID :CZ60719257
Account number : 1004039257/5500
E-mail : [email protected]
Website : https://www.okay.cz/

We have RECEIVED YOUR APPLICATION for the work position:

First of all I would like you to study the details below and to make a decision about our partnership.
I am ready to answer all your questions if you have any.
Please learn each part of the position carefully:

JOB DETAILS:
Every work day ( Monday - Friday ) you will receive from us texts for editing to your e-mail.
You will have only 24 hours to complete them. But the job will take only 30 minutes no more.
You can do this work at any time and in any text format convenient for you and use any program.
After you have finished editing the texts - send your corrections back to us.
Every day we calculate the amount of the text content and inform you of your balance.

Attention!
It's very important that you will mark our e-mail address, because it's difficult to communicate
with you if you will not find our letters on time.
Please check emails from us every day and check all folders, because we send you emails every day.

ABOUT OUR COMPANY:
We represent the American agency of a major European company OKAY.
For more information please visit our website: http://www.okay.cz
For many years we have become the largest online-auction in Europe.
The number of our users has exceeded 15 million. Every day there are more than 1 million transactions made.
Currently we develop the North American market . The US economy is the most powerful
economy worldwide and their banking and payment systems work comfortably and stably .
All these factors provide a basis for profitable cooperation of American and European customers.
There is only one problem that must be resolved - the language barrier.
Every day we are in correspondence with our employees and customers from the United States.
English is not our native language. Furthermore, American English and European English
have a number of differences that can bring some inaccuracy in our communication.
Our correspondence has a business character and it is often associated with finances.
Any inaccuracies may distort the text and eventually bring to the complete misunderstanding of the meaning worded.
We hope that you are a responsible person who can proofread our business correspondence.

SALARY:
1. You will be paid by $5 for 1Kb of text (1Kb = 1024 symbols).
You will receive about 8-10 Kb daily.
You can earn $40 to $50 daily. Every day we will inform you of your balance.

2. Payment is made once a month, the first payment is made in 30 days after you have started working.
(1st month is a test period to check your responsibility and communication skills, after this we may
sign a agreement with you. We will list everything in it such as Taxes, expenses, fees, interests and
everything else necessary to have a partnership with You.
After the signed Agreement you will get paid twice a month. Career growth is possible.

3. We use PAYPAL system for payments. It’s very safe.
You do not need to provide us any of your personal information.
You should have a PayPal account (Verified ).
We will send you all payments on your paypal account.

YOUR ATTENTION!

Now you have read and understand job details.
Please let us know if you are interested.
Also please provide us your PAYPAL email to send payments for your service.
WAITING FOR YOUR RESPONSE.


OKAY.cя Support
Hannah Pearcy


I hope this will help others!
#382970 by Shankhead Mon Mar 18, 2019 10:34 am
I, too, supposedly worked for okay.cz for a week, but was never paid.

The proofreading/editing jobs were “suspended” after five days, at which time I was offered a job as an American “representative,” which had something to do with buying bitcoin on “okay.cz”s behalf. No thanks.

The email contact in the scam was:

[email protected]

When I declined the “representative” job offer and asked that they remit the 180 dollars owed for my proofreading work, I never heard from them again. :x

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