Financial Officer – Secure IT Business Inc – Vanessa Darrington Scam 7

Two readers have forwarded me this scam.  To see how these payment processor scams work, read the scam victims page of this site.

My second reader replied to the first email  and received a second email full of links to an impressive looking website – all of which is fake.  The website was registered on 19 July 2010 and is hosted on an Eastern European server that is also used to host other scam sites.

For anyone that is interested – here the details from “whois”:

  Domain Name: SECUREIT-BUSINESS.NET
   Registrar: PAKNIC (PRIVATE) LIMITED
   Whois Server: whois.paknic.com
   Referral URL: http://www.paknic.com
   Name Server: NS1.STARYJSLEDOPYT.NET
   Name Server: NS2.MIROSLAVANABZ.CC
   Name Server: NS3.KOTAPOPUSU.NET
   Status: ok
   Updated Date: 19-jul-2010
   Creation Date: 19-jul-2010
   Expiration Date: 19-jul-2011

The Email sent to my first reader

Dear Reader,

Our HR Department has found your resume on line and would like to offer you a Payment Processing Agent position.

The job we offer is a part-time with a flexible schedule. Working hours: 2-5 hours a day, Monday through Friday. It’s possible to work from home and communicate via internet & cell phone.

Job requirements:
– 18+ y/o;
– Computer at home;
– 24/7 internet access;
– No criminal background;

No need to pay for enrollment! All fees and expenses are covered by Secure IT Business Inc.

We offer a training (30 days) for employees whose application forms are approved.

During this time you’ll be getting all detailed instructions and training from our online support.

GBP 1,800 is paid at the end of probationary period via wire transfer to your bank account plus commission.

If you would like to learn more, please email us at darringtonvanessa@gmail.com

Note: we apologize for using a Gmail account and not a company one, it is necessary to avoid getting SPAM letters that can damage our system.

Awaiting your prompt reply.

Vanessa Darrington

The Email sent to my second reader – via a legitimate jobs site

Dear Mrs xxxxxxx,
We’ve found your resume at totaljobs.com and would like to offer you an Independent Agent position.
This is Vanessa Darrington and I represent Secure IT Business  Inc. After carefully reviewing your resume, I’m pleased to inform you that your skills meet our basic requirements.
Our company is a well-known worldwide. We offer our customers Information Technology services via outsourcing work to the best candidates from all around the world.
Working schedule is a very flexible and can be made convenient for both of us upon negotiation.
NOTE: Internet and e-mail are required.
There is no participation or any other fees. The company covers all fees in connection with the hiring process.
It is possible to work from home and keep in touch using the internet & phone.
After the first 20 days, we evaluate whether an employee is ready to work with us on a permanent basis as a regular employee. Your supervisor will recommend either contract termination or permanent status once the probationary period is over.
The salary for the first 30 days is GBP 1,500 + 8% commission for every completed transaction. If your work is satisfactory and you are assigned a number of permanent customers, your gross pay could amount to GBP 2,500/month. After the probationary period monthly, your monthly salary will be raised.  You will have the opportunity to earn up to GBP 1,800 plus 8% commission.
NOTE: After your probationary period is over, you may request additional hours or a full-time position.
If you are interested in knowing more about this Payment Processing Agent position, please send your updated contact information and send it to: darringtonvanessa2010@gmail.com
Sincerely yours,
Vanessa Darrington
Secure IT Business  Inc.

My reader replied that she was interested and received the following email.  Fortunately, she then did some internet research and found this blog.

Hello,

Thank you for your reply and interest in a part-time position with Secure IT Business Inc.

In the future please e-mail me at job@secureit-business.net

The main strategic aim of our company is to provide quick, easy, efficient and secure ways for businesses to outsource services locally, nationally and globally, to maximize their competitive advantage and cost effectiveness.

The goal of our company is to ensure both, the most reliable security level and simplicity of use and availability.

To find out if you’re a good match for this position, take our test: http://www.secureit-business.net/registration/need_quiz/?reg

We are happy to offer you the Payment Processing Agent position.

Here are the job Requirements:
– 18 years of age or older;
– internet access to promptly reply to emails;
– availability by phone (1-2 hours a day);
– a bank account to process payments

We welcome competent and reliable approach to work, responsibility and initiative in search of the most efficient ways of job implementation.

Each Payment Processing Agent is provided with employment benefits after successful completion of probationary period (30 days).

The employment benefits include:
– Stock options;
– 401k;
– Flex-Time;
– Health & Dental;
– Professional development programs

You will find detailed description of the job following the link:

http://www.secureit-business.net/vacancies/payment

We strongly recommend to read our FAQ:

http://www.secureit-business.net/vacancies/payment/faq

Details about our company you can find here:

About Secure IT Business Inc : http://www.secureit-business.net/about/us

Management Team: http://www.secureit-business.net/about/team

Some important facts:

1. You don’t need to invest your own money to get started;
2. This is not a sales position. While employed with us, you are guaranteed a Base Salary as well as commission per task processed;
3. Each remittance will be accompanied by an invoice ensuring legality of transaction.

If you are interested in the offered vacancy or have any questions please contact us at job@secureit-business.net

We appreciate your time and sincerely hope to see you in Secure IT Business Inc team!

Best Regards,

Vanessa Darrington
Secure IT Business Inc
job@secureit-business.net
Phone: 20 3239 0663
Fax: 20 3163 1857

*Please note that some e-mails may enter your SPAM folder and may delay our process of communication. Please add our e-mail address to your filter/safe list to ensure that you receive our e-mails without any delay. If for some reason you do not hear from us within 24 hours with further information, please give us a call at 20 3239 0663 and we will provide you with the necessary information.

7 thoughts on “Financial Officer – Secure IT Business Inc – Vanessa Darrington Scam

  1. Reply Chloe Sep 11,2010 1:39 pm

    What does the scam involve. bank details or identity? anyone know much more than it just being a scam? watch out for .exe file that they ask you to download…..this has been reported to the local police authorities as well!

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  2. Reply Jamieg Aug 12,2010 9:25 am

    I hope everybody who recieves these emails are clever enough to disregard them.

    If you every find an email like this, first check the sending blahblah@gmail.com is not going to be legit enough to pay you 1800 a month.

    if they were involved in british business they would no we dont use resume’s only CV’s.
    Poor Scamming at its best.

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  3. Reply S Banerjee Aug 11,2010 3:05 pm

    Dear Mr Banerjee:

    My name is Vanessa Darrington and I represent Secure IT Business Inc.

    We have evaluated your resume and believe that your skills and past work experience meet our basic requirements. At this time, we invite you to apply for our position as part of a small pool of final applicants.

    A few words about us: a large company with a good reputation is finally expanding and looking for new representatives in the UK.

    Two to three hours a day performing your duties from your home over the Internet is all that is required for this position.

    We provide a one month paid training period. During your training, you receive free and unlimited online support. A personal supervisor guides your training. At the end of the training, the personal supervisor will make the final decision as to whether or not to extend a permanent employment offer.
    NOTE: During the training period, the personnel supervisor can recommend termination for failure to comply with rules or the other simple attendance and performance requirements.

    Your salary during the training period will be GBP 1,500 per month plus 8% commission from each transaction. Total income, with the current volume of clients, will be about GBP 2,500 per month. After the training period, your base salary will increase to GBP 1,800 per month, plus 8% commission.

    If you are interested in this offer and would like to learn more about it, please send a completed form with your updated contact information to darringtonvanessa@gmail.com

    ********************************FORM************************
    Your Full name:_______________
    Your Country of residence:_________________
    Your Contact phone:__________________
    Preferred call time:___________________
    ********************************FORM************************

    We guarantee to reply within 48 hours.

    We have found your resume at http://www.totaljobs.com. This letter confirms that your resume has been duly processed and your skills meet our basic requirements for the Payment Processing vacancy.

    Yours faithfully,

    Vanessa Darrington
    Secure IT Business Inc.

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  4. Reply Emma Twentyman Aug 7,2010 1:57 pm

    I too got this email i replied to the first one and then got the last green message written on this website am so glad i did my research first.

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  5. Reply Kenny Clapham Aug 6,2010 7:16 am

    Dear Mr Kenneth Clapham,

    A large international company Secure IT Business Inc. is expanding and looking for new employees with your qualifications!

    We are now searching for independent agents who will represent our company in different regions. The job entails receiving and processing payment orders from our customers.

    This is a part-time job and you’ll work 2-3 hours a day on average. A full-time job can be offered if requested after the training period, pending a positive employment evaluation consisting of prompt, regular attendance and attention to detail regarding the transfers.

    We pay more than other online organizations! Minimum salary is GBP 1,500 a month but after the training period your salary will be increased up to GBP 1,800/month.

    If you would like to learn more, please email us at darringtonvanessa2010@gmail.com

    Our human resource managers will contact you within 2 business days.

    NOTE: This is not a sales position.

    Yours faithfully,

    Vanessa Darrington

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  6. Reply Mark Gillard Aug 5,2010 6:46 pm

    I too have had this SCAM email

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  7. Reply Mo Farooq Aug 5,2010 10:11 am

    I received the following email today (5th August 2010).

    From: Vanessa Darrington
    Date: Thu, 05 Aug 2010 11:22:18 +0200
    Subject: Online Position for you, Mr Mohammed Farooq
    To:

    Dear Mr Mohammed Farooq,

    Secure IT Business Inc. is pleased to offer you a job as a Payment
    Processing Agent. We trust that your knowledge, skills and experience
    will be among our most valuable assets.

    We are now searching for bright people who will represent our company
    in different regions. The job consists of receiving and processing
    payment orders from our customers.

    This is not a job that you see being offered every day, but it is
    available and your name came up as a qualified candidate.

    We pay more than other online organizations! Minimum salary is ?1,800
    a month plus commission.

    If you would like to learn more please email us at
    darringtonvanessa@gmail.com our human resource managers will contact
    you within 2 days.

    Please complete a form below if contact information in your resume is
    not up to date.

    ========FORM*********FORM==========
    Full name: ____________________
    Country: ________________
    Contact phone: __________________
    Call time: ______________________
    ========FORM*********FORM==========

    I look forward to hearing from you soon.

    NOTE: This is not a sales position.

    Yours faithfully,

    Vanessa Darrington

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