Saturday, June 5, 2010

Yup, it is a Scam

I have received a few of these and I know a few of my unit members have as well.. Warning to all consultants, if it seems too good to be true.. beware..
(even if it is sent thru your marykay website .

Here is the email I received:

Attn: Independent Beauty Consultant,

Greetings to you.. I will like to make inquiry for the products listed
below in your store. Kindly confirm the availability of the order.
Below is the lists of my inquiry.

TimeWise?? Age_Fighting Moisturizer (normal to dry)_(2 qty)
TimeWise?? Age_Fighting Moisturizer (conbination tooily)_( 2 qty)
TimeWise?? Day Solution Sunscreem SPF 25* (1 qty)
TimeWise?? 3_in_1 cleanser (Normal/ Dry)_(6 qty)
TimeWise?? 3_in_1 cleanser (conbination/Oily)_(2 qty)

Ship To:
8300 Wyoming Blvd NE #824
Albuquerque, NM 87113

Kindly advise back as soon as possible with the quotes excluding the
shipping costs from it. We will be responsible for the pick up of the
order at your location once the payment is confirmed. My shipper will
be making the pick up arrangement once i get the receipt of the
payment from you .

Lastly, i will like to notify you that the payment of the item will be
made with a Certified Cashiers Check cashable at any local store or
Local banks. Email back with the payment details of where to have the
check mailed to. Name, Address, City, State, Zipcode and a working
phone number.

Kindly advise back as soon as possible with the quotes . Hope to read
from you soon.

Best Regards
Debbie Williams


  1. Bad grammar + cashier's check promises = scam-a-lama!

    Shame on these people. I hope they go to prison. I hate thieves!

  2. another scam... would people really give out this information?
    (These was sent to a hotmail account)


    Dear Account User,


    This is email from Windows Live Hotmail® and we are sending to all account user for safety. Due to the anonymous registration of our account which is causing congestion to our service, so we are shutting down some account and your account was among those to be deleted,so the purpose of this email is for you to verify that you are the owner of this account and you are still using it by filling the information below after clicking on the reply button:

    You will have to confirm your E-mail by filling out your Login Info below after clicking the reply button or your account will be suspended within 48 hours for security reasons.

    *User Name:
    *Date Of Birth:
    *Country Or Territory:

    Windows Live Alert Team
    Microsoft Corporation

  3. Because, you know, the people who work at Microsoft know nothing about grammar... Wrong! It's so easy to spot this crap.

  4. the thing that amazes me is... obviously if they are sending you the info... it is working and they don't need or require that information ever (except to verify age) - and if you look at the return email address, it isn't from Microsoft, etc... it is from a personal address... I am sure people do fall for it too, which is really sad...


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