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Payment Receiving Agent? Please help me verify this. Scam or real deal?

Discussion in 'Making Money' started by tgpycq, Aug 14, 2011.

  1. tgpycq

    tgpycq Supreme Member

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    Hi guys,

    I received this in a mail after responding to an online ad, on a major freelancing site. This is what I received:

    "We are Internet telemarketer with tons of products and Customers buying our products everyday, but due to Limitation on our PayPal, we are unable to accept more payments, which is slowing down our sales, That's why we are looking for PayPal payment receivership agent who can who is capable of receiving large numbers of payments with no limitation for Long term partnership, If you are ready to work with us, Let us know and when can you start. We will be paying you on Monthly basis which $ USD 1,000 at the end of every month, and 10% as also be deduct for you on every sales.


    Payment daily average you will be receiving per day is range of $1,000 - $2,000 from customers, We will need to embed your PayPal Buy Now button in a shopping cart, You just need to receiving the payment and send the fund to our preferred e-currency exchanger company via Western Union. That's all. We are looking for Long term partnership.
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    Do you smell BS with this? Sounds too good to be true, if you ask me. But whats the risk? It seems that they should be more worried about me running away with the money.

    I don't understand why they need this? They just need an email account and multiple Bank Accounts to solve their issue, instead of paying me money to receive payments. I can easily setup a new Paypal account to take up this job. Being cautious, I just thought I should check with you guys to see how legitimate this is.
     
  2. super11

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    The only risk is that Western union doesn't allow refund whereas paypal refund can be claimed until 45 days.

    Let's say, you receive $5000 by week one and you send that money through western union on the 8th day. What is there is a refund through Paypal on the 9th day. 5k gone
     
  3. zen19

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    Total scam - avoid avoid avoid
     
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    BS BS BS

    You'll lose big time with them. Think, why wouldn't they have someone among them open up another paypal account if one got limited?
     
  5. tgpycq

    tgpycq Supreme Member

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    I know. I'm definitely staying away.

    But if i create a new Paypal account for this deal, get the payment and transfer the funds to my account. And then, just close the account or something.

    What the hell can they do? They will be the ones scammed by me!
     
  6. bewithme465

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    AVOID THIS SITE BROTHER IT IS PURELY A SCAM,
    Most of the scams shows legitimate have to be cautious
     
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    I have a naive friend who did exactly this and she is now a convicted felon as a result. Steer clear it is definitely a scam an can land you in hot water when you get burned. My friend was on the hook for $32,000+
     
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    I think it is scam! be aware!
     
  9. onlythabst

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    Make a stealth account using a VPN. And you can get tons of money!
     
  10. d1129

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    Yeah, a Nigerian prince emailed me the same thing once. Apparently his friend died in a plane crash and had no relatives so his lawyer wanted to transfer the money to me, it was something like 100,000,000 dollars. I was totally down to do it since I felt bad for the prince, you know, losing his friend and all, but damn paypal limits prevented me from doing so.
     
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    another perfect scam to avoid, you don't know how caning this guys could be, they will tell you perfect lies that seems to be true avoid avoid avoid avoid avoid
     
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    its the usual money mule scam, ive done it before but i scammed them back lol theres a thread about somewhere,

    but they usually want to transfer funds to your bank acc then get you too wu to them, this is a new twist on it using paypal
     
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    Paypal seems like a safer way to scam them. How much did you scam them for?
     
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    Like i said, I will use a new Paypal registered using a VPN. After I clean out/abandon the account, will Paypal be so stupid to refund them the money?
     
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    haha no thanks, i didnt care back then... i wouldn't take the risk now
     
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    It is a scam, do a search for 'Money Mule'

    They aren't too worried about you taking the money beause it's stolen anyway, they will ask you for a scan of your ID & other info to try to control you.
     
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    You guys are awesome!