Sunday, April 14, 2013

Melissa S. Kelty / Jimmy A. Soares Hammond Garant Limited Job Scam Application

And our kind reader also provided us an email copy of the actual application for "employment" below. Notice as you read through the application the scammer can't even spell "major" correctly:


-  Last _______________________    - First ______________________________________


-  Street ___________________  -  City/State _______________________  -  Zip ______________                       

Contact Information:

- Home Telephone +44 _____________________________________
Available on the phone from: ____________ (AM/PM) till ____________ (AM/PM)

- Mobile Telephone +44 _____________________________________
Available on the phone from: ____________ (AM/PM) till ____________ (AM/PM)

- Emai: ________________________________

Date of Birth: _________________________

Nationality: _______________________
 Language skills: ___________________________

Have you been convicted of or pleaded no contest to a felony?    ______________

Have you ever had any bank account in United Kingdom ?    ________________
 (On this account you will receive money for the training courses from the company side and money for your job (daily or weekly). All given information as strictly confidential will not be shared with any third parties.
- If yes, please, specify:
Ø     Bank Name:   ________________
Ø     Account Number:  ____________________
Ø     Sort Code Number:  __________________

Days/Hours Available: 

Monday          _____________
Tuesday          _____________
Wednesday     _____________                
Thursday         _____________
Friday              _____________

Work experience (not obligatory): ________________________________________

Employee  ________________

Job Application Form
United Kingdom

This Agreement is a Contract between you (hereinafter referred to as theEmployee”) and Hammond Garant Limited  (hereinafter referred to as the Company”) "we", "our" or "us" as appropriate.
This Agreement describes your and our rights and responsibilities in the context of providing services related Finance Assistant training courses.

NOW, THEREFORE, in consideration of the mutual covenants herein contained, the Parties hereto agree as follows:

1.1. The present Agreement comes into force and is considered valid provided the following conditions are observed.
1.2. The Agreement is signed by both parties or all incurred terms and conditions are observed by the Client.

2.1. The Parties acknowledge the legal force of documents' records received via communication channels equal and as effective as the documents made in writing.

3.1. Finance Assistant is liable to:
3.1.1. Follow the provisions of the present Agreement
3.1.2. Provide and confirm the following data: Legal status of the residence in the country. Bank account valid for accepting payments from company side for the job and money for the training courses. Telephone number available to be contacted by the Senior Manager.
3.1.3. Devote 2-3 business hours per day of free time to be spent for training courses.
3.1.4. Receive money on his/her account for the following purposes: salary, money for the training, payment for taxes and fees to Employee from Company.

3.2.1. To follow all the provisions of the Agreement.
3.2.2. Starting salary is £400 per week (full -time) and £340 per week (part - time) , paid in biweekly installments by your choice of check or direct deposit.
3.2.3.. Performance Bonuses: Up to three percent of your annual gross salary, paid quarterly by your choice of check or direct deposit. The training period wage shall amount £300 for 10 training days, £30 for each training day.
3.2.4. To provide Employee with all company benefits during the training period.
3.2.5. To advise Employee on all questions related to cooperation during the period of the Agreement as stipulated herein.

Company benefits shall include:
4.2 Annual stock options
4.3 Child daycare assistance
4.4 Education assistance
4.5 Health, dental, life and disability insurance
4.6 Sick leave
4.7 Vacation and personal days
4.8 Money from company side for all purposes related to the job: Internet, cell phone, training, bank fees and taxes.

5.1. The Parties bear responsibility for non-performance or inadequate performance of their liabilities in the context of the present Agreement in accordance with the governing law of the UK and with respect of the provisions of the present Agreement.

6.1. Neither Party shall be liable for any delay or nonperformance of any provision of the present Agreement due to force majeure circumstances arising after the date of conclusion of the Agreement.
6.2. The following circumstances shall be acknowledged as force majeure events: fire, explosion, flood or other natural and industrial catastrophe; terror; warfare; strikes or labor difficulties; other unforeseen or precluded circumstances preventing the Parties to follow their liabilities stipulated by the Agreement.
6.3. The Party shall notify the other as promptly as practicable, but no later than 3 (three) working days of the occurrence of a force majeure event herewith. Failure or the delay to notify the other Party of force majeure events shall not release the Party from its liabilities hereunder.


After the first part of the training in e-Commerce Services for payment systems I will be available to meet my manager face to face in my local area for the continuation of the training.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF the undersigned have executed this Agreement as of the day and year first written above. The parties hereto agree that facsimile and E-mail signatures shall be as effective as if originals.

Hammond Garant Limited
Jimmy A. Soares                                                                   

Melissa S. Kelty Hammond Garant Limited Fake Job Scam

I apologize for being missing in action. Below are the details on a scam that was alerted to me by a reader I'll call James. It's for sure a scam but he wanted to be sure we shared it with our readers so hopefully nobody will get caught up in the scam.

Below is the job description:

Hammond Garant Limited

60 Wall Street, New York City, NY 10005, USA, registration number – 771045227  

Hammond Garant Limited  is the world's favorite provider of online Internet foreign exchange tools and services. Independent rankings consistently confirm that more people - and websites - use our wide variety of currency tools than any others.

Our company is continuously moving forward, as we have traditionally emphasized the quality of our services. In nearly all of the promising areas of development in the Forex industry Howell International Management has developed and implemented its own proprietary solutions, which often do not have analogues on the market. Since June 2012 we have offered trading accounts which often do not have any analogues on the market. Now, along with the advantages you get from trading with the immediate execution of orders in Forex Mini and Forex Classic accounts, our clients have access to all the possibilities of direct access to interbank liquidity in Forex ECN accounts!

Our aim is to provide a fully transparent brokerage service that prides itself on delivering clients interbank prices, licensed and regulated services and a secure trading environment. Traders are provided with first-class support giving clients worldwide complete confidence in our business as their preferred forex broker.

Vacancy Information-Finance Assistant

We are hiring people from UK willing to work in an international team of high-skilled professionals of economy and finance for all the positions listed below. Any special experience is not required because our training managers ready to prepare you and provide all the information.

The position is considered as office-based and home-based, so that you may choose flexible working hours and your future schedule for part-time or full-time-employment.


-          Effective Account management to deliver against agreed plans.

-          Manage the day-to-day running and coordination of accounts and projects.

-          Onsite Project Management.

-          Inform and communicate with Project Coordinators to ensure the smooth running of events.

-          Develop and monitor project timelines, in conjunction with Account Director and project team.

-          Monitor sales and stock performance of customer.

-          To ensure that all relevant compliance tasks are completed within timescale.

-          To provide assistance and support to the all members of staff where required.

-          To undertake any other duties as requested by management on an ad-hoc basis.

Working hours:

-    Full Time - Monday to Friday (09.00 – 18.00)

-    Part Time - 2-3 hours during the day (3-6 days per week)


The company are offering a salary FULL TIME £22000; PART TIME £15500 and a full package to include:

-          25 days’ holiday plus 8 public holidays;

-          Bonus,

-          Pension and bonus schemes;

-          Fully expensed car;

-          Pension;

-          Life assurance and healthcare.

Starting  salary is £400 per week (full -time) and £340 per week (part - time), paid in biweekly installments by your choice of check or direct deposit (it will be agreed with you personally already on 1st interview).

Performance Bonuses:  Up to three percent of your annual gross salary, paid quarterly by your choice of check or direct deposit.

Company is a professional trader education company that provides education to its students regarding trading on financial markets of USA and Europe. Before you start to work you should pass a free 10-days training course to practice with company’s software and several financial services to be prepared to perform any of your responsibilities for the position. After you successfully finish the training courses, you become a company’s employee and will get a certified specialist.

If you are interested in the position and ready to start working, please fill out the attached employment application and send it in reply to this e-mail address.  You can fill it out on your PC or print it out and fill it by hand (in that case please write block letters; illegible applications may be excluded from consideration).  You will be contacted by a company manager within 48 hours. You can start the training course within 1-4 business days after signing the application.