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From: "LLYODS SHIPPING COMPANY INC" <email@example.com>
Date: Mon, 25 Dec 2006 21:53:13 +0000
Subject: ''JOB OPPURTUNITY'' REPRESENTATIVE NEEDED.
LLYODS Shipment International Limited is a British Shipping company.
We are into Shipping of Goods and Services.
crafts,assorted fabrics and traditional costume worldwide.We have
reached big volume of Shipping in the Europe and now are trying to penetrate
US market.Quite soon,we will open representative offices or
authorized sales centers in the US and therefore we are currently looking
for people who will assist us in establishing a new distribution network
fact is that despite the US market is new for us we already have regular
clients also speaks for itself.
WHAT YOU NEED TO DO FOR US.
But we have a problem thats setting us back.We have some problem
collecting our payments from our US clients.The international money
transfer tax for
legal entities(companies) in Latvia is 25%,whereas for the
individual,it is only 7%.There is no sense for us to work this way,
while tax for international money
transfer made by a private individual is 7%.That's why we need you!
We need agents to receive payment for our Shipping Compnay( in money
orders,cheque or bank wire transfers) from our clients in the US and to
resend the money to us via Money Gram or Western Union Money Transfer.This
way we will save money because of tax decreasing.
1. Recieve payment from Clients.
2. Cash Payments at your Bank.
3. Deduct 10% which will be your percentage/pay on Payment processed.
4. Forward balance after deduction of percentage/pay to any of the
offices you will be contacted to send payment to(Payment is to be
forwarded either by Money Gram or Western Union Money Transfer).
(1).18 years or older legally capable,responsible and ready to work 3-4
hours per week.
(2).You must have PC knowledge,e-mail and internet
experience(minimal). And please know that Everything is absolutely
legal, that's why you have to
fill a contract! Our payments will be issued out in your name and sent to
your contact address. If you are interested, please get back to me as
soon as possible via
email. N: B, Please
send to me the listed information below:
First name :
Last name :
Full Address :
Zip Code :
Tel numbers :
Date of birth :
Are you employed/self employed?
Do you have a checking account?
Best means of communication?email/phone
I will need this informations from you for my record,also if you
require more information ,do not hesitate to contact me,i will give
you a call
YOUR REPLIES TO firstname.lastname@example.org
Thanks and God bless.
Sharon Castellano (LLYODS SHIPMENT)
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