Scam Email received 4/17/2022
K K Intl Limited
Employment Letter – email@example.com
Dear Sir/Madam, I’m Kanoute Kanu, the Sales Manager of K & K International Limited, a major wholesaler and distributor of rough and uncut diamond and raw gold, jewelries etc. We are looking for a trustworthy representative in China, Hong Kong, UAE, Singapore, within Asia and Middle East region, and Europe, that can help as a link between our company and our client over there. We would like to know if you are interested to work from home for us and earn up to 2,000 to 3,500 usd, weekly for your services. K & K International Limited needs a book-keeper or representative, so we want to know if you will like to work from home and get paid weekly without leaving or affecting your present job? Our company is into marketing, distribution and sale of diamond and gold, including jewelries, We have clients we supply goods weekly in China and throughout, and our clients make payments for our supplies every weekly, due to the financial laws and regulations in our country, we avoid receiving transfers of international payment, so we need someone in China to work as our representative to assist us in processing payments from our clients faster and we will pay him/her weekly wages. All you need to do is to receive this payment from our clients on behalf of our company and get it cashed at your bank then deduct your 10% and forward the balance to our company here in Sierra Leone. BELOW IS A LETTER OF EMPLOYMENT FORM OF OUR COMPANY WHICH YOU HAVE TO REPLY AS SOON AS WE CONFIRM ANY PAYMENT COMING TO YOU, I WILL LET YOU KNOW AND I WILL GIVE YOU THE NECESSARY INFORMATION NEEDED FOR THE TRANSFER OF THE COMPANY BALANCE. YOU COULD JUST FILL IT OUT THIS FORM BELOW. APPLICATION FORM 1. Full Names: —————– 2. House Address: —————– 3. City: —————– 4. Phone Number: —————– 5. Country: —————– 6. Occupation: —————– 7. Age: —————– Thank you as we await your further response. In Trust and In Good Faith Kanoute Kanu K AND K INTERNATIONAL LTD 55 Babadorie Hill Freetown Sierra Leone ________________________________ Important: This email is confidential and may be privileged. If you are not the intended recipient, please delete it and notify us immediately; you should not copy or use it for any purpose, nor disclose its contents to any other person. Thank you. K K Intl Limited – firstname.lastname@example.org
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