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Sunday, 10 April 2011

wug-hire.com fake job offer

Yet another installment in this endless series of fake job offers, the domain wug-hire.com is being used as a reply-to address for this particular scam. The "wug" name has been used before in this spam run.

Subject: We have vacancies to be filled by Europe residents only

Good afternoon!

I am writing to you in the name of the corporation the Human Resources department of which I represent.

Our enterprise has a lot of different lines of business.
-real property
-business support
-company dissolution
-private firm service
-etc

We propose the opportunity for jobseekers in Europe:
-compansation 2.600 euro + bonus
-taskwork
- flexible hours

If our offer kindled your interest, please feel free to contact us. Brooks@wug-hire.com
First Name:
Country of living
City
mail address:
Contact telephone number



Attn! You can apply for this vacancy if you have a permission to work in Europe!

Please e-mail your name and phone number and we will invite you for interview. 

Usually these fake jobs involve laundering stolen money via wire transfer, but sometimes they involve other "back office" functions such as registering fake businesses, identity theft, auction fraud and many other things which are best avoided unless you really want to spend time in jail.

The WHOIS details are almost definitely fake, but for the record they are:

    Vilechka Pelka
    Email: rewerta12@yahoo.com
    Organization: Nord Atlantic.
    Address: 15 Av Albert Ier 143
    City: Braine l'Alleud
    State: Braine l'Alleud
    ZIP: 1420
    Country: BE
    Phone: +3.3223874153
    Fax: +3.3223874152

2 comments:

Ornitolog5614 said...

Thanks you for that information. I get the same e-mail like your's and I was starting think about what's going on. But now I know everythink:)

Tony Schoen said...

Thanks for the blog. My invitation came from

Albert Oomen
New Clinton
Hr Manager
WUG Corp

Contents of the mail was similar to the one you described - too good to be true.