With the confirmation of scammers using high-paying jobs as bait, we are putting up an earlier subsmission on similar scam.
This email offers a high-paying freelance job as a representative for
an organisation called “Donation Europe”. As a representative, you will
only need to work 2 – 3 hours a day so as to earn 1500 to 3500 EUR per
1) The originator uses a free email address, email@example.com. Note that
gala.net is portal providing free email address, and is no different
from major portal sites like yahoo, hotmail, etc.
2) ‘firstname.lastname@example.org’ and ‘Donation Europe’ sounds fishy doesn’t it? It
sounds like some kids in Europe trying out the scam, and if you bite
the bait, then your ‘advanced fees’ will be a ‘Donation’ to them.
3) They did not provide credible information about their organisation,
and the email offer appears to be for someone in Europe. If ‘Donation
Europe’ do exist and confirmed by the respective authorities, then call
them up and check with them.
Attached is the email for your reading:
Delivery-date: Thu, 01 Feb 2007 09:56:55 -0600
Received: from [188.8.131.52]
From: “rails” <email@example.com>
Subject: Freelance job
Date: Thu, 1 Feb 2007 17:57:05 -0200
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Job for students, home-workers and people
which have free 2-3 hours a day.
We’re glad to
offer you a position in our company Donation Europe.
We are a charity
organization in Central Europe.
We help and support the community in Europe
to help children of all ages.
Donation Europe is an organization which
supported by donations.
All information about us you can read at our
You can earn money and help children with us.
We are looking for
freelance representatives in EUROPEAN COUNTRIES.
Donation Europe receive
donations in Europe, you have a possibility to
become a “Freelance
representative” of our company.
You do not need any funds to work and you do
not need to find anybody.
We hire people for freelance work.
combine it with your full-time work, 2-3 hours a day is required from
The salary is 1500 – 3500 EUR per week.
If you have an interest to
our proposition and have a desire to help children
send your reply to email@example.com
Our manager will send you
more information about the job and terms of employment.
[REPLY TO firstname.lastname@example.org ONLY]
Nowoursynowska st. 119,
Phone/Fax: (+48) 22 389 7424
Charity Registration No.:
Company Registration No.: 2350841