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From: "Richard Adams" <email@example.com>
Date: Sat, 25 Feb 2006 23:10:12 +0000
Subject: Part time job offer for you.
My name is Richard Adams,I live in London,Uk with my wife and two kids.I
majored in business management and have been working in a small firm till i
recently inherited my late uncle's company a year ago,H & S TEXTILES AND
The company produces various clothing materials,batiks,assorted fabrics
and traditional costume which we have clients we supply weekly in the
states. When my uncle passed away he was in the process of expanding to West
Africa and the US.I am at our company in UK,though we have just completed a
base in Africa and i might be visiting and we have made such a large client
base in the Us but I am always facing serious difficulties when it comes to
transacting with Americans,they are always offering to pay with a US MONEY
ORDERS OR CASHIERS CHECKS, which is difficult for me to cash here in United
Kingdom and even Africa.
I am looking for a representative in the states who will beworking for me
as a part-time worker and i will be willing to
pay 7% for every transaction,which wouldnt affect urpresent state of
work,someone who would help me recieve
payments from my customers in the states and get them processed at US banks.
I mean someone that is responsible,trust worthy,honest and reliable,cause
the cost of coming to the state and getting payments is very expensive,i am
working on extending a branch in the states,so for now i need a
representative in the united states who will be handling the payment aspect.
These payments are usually in money orders and they would come to you in
your name, so all you need do is cash the money order deduct your percentage
and wire the rest back. It wouldnt cost you any amount,you are to receive
payments which will be sent to you by fedex or usps from my business
patners, which would come in form of a money order then u are to cash it and
send the cash to me via western union money transfer,all western union
charges will be deducted from the money.
Kindly get back to us as soon as possible if you are interested in this
job offer and i will brief you further with what this job will entail.
+ 44 70230554609
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