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Shut Down This Scam

By Nyya

This is to report a scam that from individual(s) who are using AOL.  Their email addresses are:; and

I was searching the internet for a home-based opportunity and came across Smarthunt.job where the above individual(s) ask you to set up a paypal account, and they will forward training materials to you on how to type and entered data from their vendors.

The prospective employee would send them a certain amount of money from $28.99 to $200 for training materials. The training material that was forwarded to me from at this address md=_xclick&business=redenae11%40aol% ecom&no_shipping=0&no_note=1¤cy_code=USD are attached.  They have copied and pasted certain clerical ads, provided information on how to go to the different free sites for posting the jobs, and creating a website.  Fake websites: as well as

Here are a few samples of the emails, and the training materials.  If you are unable to read the training materials and follow the information through, please advise via email.

I have contacted the FBI and the local law enforcement authority who is looking into this and thought you should be advised.  I want this exposed so no-one else is caught up in sending monies they don’t have.  THere are instances in the training material where this individual gloats about there is no personal information, unable to find out who they are, and paypal will not refund this money.  I don’t care about the $28.99 as long as they are stopped.  I don’t know what you can do, but I pray this warrants an investigation.

Here are a few of the emails and training material.  Please advise after your investigation what can be and will be done to shut down this scam.  I mentioned to them in one email that they are possibly the same, and after that, I didn’t hear anything else from them or him/her.

—–Original Message—–
From: []
Sent: Tuesday, July 26, 2005 11:20 AM
To: Crenshaw, Nyya

If you decide that this is not for you, we understand and wish you Luck with your search, and Thank you for applying! We are only sending you this on your request!

Training: (Someone is always on line to send you assignments and to help there is no quotas)

This email is non reply (auto email) do not reply

Our newest and updated training material packet is full of examples as well as company information and how to receive and earn bonuses, this packet will give you step-by-step instructions on how we like documents done. We will also send you a form to fill out for a free company logo T shirt, also you will get a code that you must use each time you email us back a completed document .We tell you about how to do reports and you may decide that reports are all you want to do they pay $20.00 and up, since they do take more time completing. Every month you are sent a questionnaire to let company know how we can improve our service or if you have any complaints, or ideals to improve. When you receive your training materials you may begin working as soon as you have gone over them. YOU WILL RECEIVE YOUR TRAINING MATERIALS VIA YOUR E-MAIL. How long is the training?

Most applicants typically complete the training within 30 min. or less

There is a “One Time non-refundable Fee” of $28.99 for cost of training materials sent to you. If you feel that you can not pay this fee then we invite you to come and work at one of our four locations, home base is just a option for you, not a requirement, and training is free to on site employees Once you process your very first document you will have made back this fee “GUARANTEED”! . It is not complicated you just follow the instructions.  Once you have processed your first document you will have made back the cost of the training materials. When you receive your training materials, you may begin working the very same day.

WHY FEE?   No business can afford to cover administrative costs, wasted time or provide costly materials to everyone who inquires about this position, now that we charge a fee for the T/MS and we get good quality work back. This is not at all hard work, and pay is very good for sitting home typing, we have to cover our expenses in training individuals, processing their applications, and keeping someone on line to send you the assignments or to answer any questions you may have. Compare us to other staffing firms; they take a percentage of your pay for the duration of your employment with their clients. That’s a lot of money! We require a low one time non-refundable fee of 28.99 and no other fees are incurred upon you. Once you have paid and your payment is verified by paypal you can expect your training ­­­­­­­materials to arrive anywhere from 1 hour to 3 business days depending on if you just opened account, other wise they are sent right away! Please remember someone is here on line to answer any questions or help you in anyway. ecom&no_shipping=0&no_note=1¤cy_code=USD

—–Original Message—–
From: []
Sent: Tuesday, July 26, 2005 11:36 AM
To: Crenshaw, Nyya


—–Original Message—–
From: []
Sent: Tuesday, July 26, 2005 12:22 PM
To: Crenshaw, Nyya

In a message dated 7/26/2005 12:00:03 P.M. Eastern Daylight Time, NCrenshaw@acipco.comwrites:
Please send me the weblink again for purchasing materials.

Nyya J. Crenshaw
Tel #: (205) 325-8939
Fax # (205) 325-8941

—–Original Message—–
From: []
Sent: Tuesday, July 26, 2005 1:43 PM
To: Crenshaw, Nyya
Subject: Re: CLERICAL – Job Id 35273

First let me say please take time to really read this. We are getting a lot of responses just for people to turn around and email questions that we are clearly answering in this reply. In my opinion if you cannot read this with understanding you cannot hold this position.

However if you have a question that is not covered by all means email us that is what we are here for. If you want to be home based you must have a computer, our main office is located in Frankfort Kentucky also Long Beach California you will be keying in documents these could be reports/newsletters/or just plain written documents, depending on what our clients needs. Some that you do are used for preserving for future use from clients. We also have some that may need proofreading. We started outsourcing clerical work, because we saw the need of skilled people wanting to work at home, it saves us money and easier for our employees can be done from any state as long as you have an email, and a paypal account.

We started using paypal when several employees checks were lost in the mail, now we do not have to worry about this. Our company has been doing this for three years now. We have received awards from Mayors for giving homebound people legitimate employment opportunities. You do not have to contact anyone, all contacts will be made via E-mail There is no contract to sign You will need an E-mail account as that is where all your documents will be sent.   You will receive your pay through Paypal. You are not going to be paid on a weekly basis; you will be paid for each document that you process. Paypal is a safe and secure site and it is free, for those who are not familiar with Please understand that this does not mean we have full access to your account, only you can do that we ask for NO PASSWORDS just a link to your account as though we were purchasing something from you .

For example the way ebay works. In this case documents. We add funds to your account, and then you can transfer it to your bank account. Paypal will email you saying YOU GOT CASH. Paypal keeps all the records of transactions so you yourself can see or check your account at anytime you feel like. How much is your compensation  $15.00 up to $23.00  this work from home opportunity is legitimate. What kind of documents am I processing? The documents will vary depending on the type of client you will work with but do NOT involve anything illegal or pornographic in nature).

Also to process just one document usually takes about 15-20 minutes to type. You can do as many as you like, there is no quota as soon as you are done with one you can do another etc. You must have or open a paypal account, which is free so you can receive your pay. We are also starting something new where our company gets all employees’ who would like to get together to meet for two days and nights. There will be entertainment and accommodations food everything will be paid for you and a guest. When final arrangements are made you will be told.

If you are truly interested please email back for information on getting started.  Remember there is someone on line 24-7 to help and send assignments.

Please visit our web site at

If you decide for what ever reason this is not for you we understand we wish you luck on your search and thank YOU FOR APPLYING!

Posted: May 8, 2012 at 8:18 am

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