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If you are not sure if an e-mail offer is a scam or not, just look at the English with which it is written.
Almost all scam letters have ungrammatical, awkward, stilted and sometimes outright laughable English (or, “Scamglish”) since the text is copied and pasted many times over during the life cycle of the scam, without hardly any proofreading or anybody taking the time to make sure it is a grammatically correct letter. I doubt if some of them can even write or speak standard English.
Scam artists do not have the time for such niceties, thanks goodness. Otherwise how would we immediately recognize them?
Here are some recent gems that ended up in my mail box today… Enjoy!
“You would be paid $450 every two weeks to a total of $900 per month.”
“Commission: 10% of every money order/check that is cashed instantly “cash in hand”
or “cash on counter” is what you get from the total cashed amount.”
“…our company supports any fees.”
“Thank You for taking your time to read our offer.”
“…we do not have a payment receiving personnel in these Areas.”
“I am very happy to inform you about my success in getting those funds transferred…”
“Furnish him with your informations like; Your full name………….”