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The following job offer was sent out as spam by an organized crime group. The domain was only created three weeks before the spam was sent. The objective of this job offer is to trick people into moving of stolen money out of the country for the gang.

Are you bored by low salary?
Do you want to earn more?
Aren't you spending too much time for your business activity?
Would you like to work less than 3 hours a day and to earn MORE money, than
you are paid today?
Do you have any energy to walk your dog out or to play with your kids when
you come back home after the working hours?
Is there anyone in your environment, who earns more money than you do?
Have you ever been told that your salary is not sufficient?

If you answered "YES" at least once, it's time to change your life for the
McKennel Finance Group has launched a recruitment campaign. The target
persons are smart, reliable and sociable people, looking for opportunities
to work with clients all over the world. If you have reached the maturity
age, have a PC with Internet access and have computer basic skills, this is
your dream work!

Let's start from description of our company and the history of MultiPay.
external financial management system. 
McKenell was founded in 1997, when MultiPay. was actually developed. At
that time Internet-companies were looking for the system to cater for
solvent clients, who used e-payment systems and bank transfers to pay for
goods and services. Our input to expansion of sales market of these
companies was enormous. Please visit our site to know more about us and
MultiPay. system.

Hundreds of companies and dozens of independent publishing houses and
finance & audit experts highly appreciated services provided by McKenell
Finance Group. These are some of quotes:
"Our congratulations to McKenell Finance Group with development of a unique
MultiPay. product. The system has a strong possibility to become a sample
product for external financial management in e-commerce"
Jimmy Hansberg, e-Business News Independent Consultant,
 An extract from MultiPay. Review, 1997

"We are happy to cooperate with McKenell Finance Group. At the moment we do
not see any real alternative to MultiPay. system."
Nicolas Brail, Apple Computers Manager,
From the interview to "Business Solutions" 

The list of positive comments about our activity might be very long, but we
would prefer to save you time and to go directly to our proposal.
As we have already mentioned, we are looking for honest and responsible
people for the vacation of Transfer Manager. This job is related to
processing of payments from our clients. Your commission will equal 5-10% of
EACH processed payment.
" This job will take minimum of your time (no less than 2 hours per
business day)
" Flexible working schedule
" No special skills are needed 
" Higher education is not necessary
" On-the-job training (You will be able to earn money already during the
training process!)
" Career opportunities  
" Working with a big corporation is the guarantee of a stable salary 
" Part-time job opportunities 
" No initial investments are needed. You don't need any money to start
working with us! 

Our requirements:
" Maturity age
" Basic PQ skills (Internet, e-mail)
" To spend 2-3 hours per day for the job  
" Honesty, sociability
" Experience in financial sphere is preferable, but not obligatory!

What to do to start the job?

Please e-mail us your application form to the following address:


Full Name (First, Middle, Last):  
Home address:  
Home phone #:
Cell Phone # (if possible):  
Contact email address and ICQ (if available):  
Are you familiar with PayPal / E-Gold / Western Union payment systems? :  
Employment desired (Full-time only / Part-time only / Full- or Part-time)
If you have a bank account write the bank name (only the name please no
other info): 
Your comments and questions:

If you have any further questions, please write them in the field Your
Comments and Questions. Please, attach your resume / cover letter /
references if you have it.

All email should be sent to:

As soon as we study your application, we'll send all necessary forms and
Now you are confident, that this is a real offer, which you cannot reject
so easily! After you send us your resume, your life will change
dramatically. You'll see how easy and challenging can be the job and the way
of earning real money!

Thank you for the attention to our offer!

Best Regards,
Alicia Campell
McKenell Finance Group Administration.

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The same scam also operates using the domain "", which was registered earlier.

Corporate Headquarters
The McKenell Finance Group, LTD 
300 Lanidex Plaza
Parsippany, NJ 07054

44-20-8181-6706 (London, UK)

General Information:
Technical Support:
Customer Service:
Personnel Department: job@

Why would a company headquartered in New Jersey, USA use a UK fax number? Why would it use a New Mexico address in its domain registration? Why would a company that claims to have been around for over a decade not have any Google matches on the company name listed in its domain registration?

Here is a reply from the "company":

Your application was received, thank you. 
Please send me a scan of any id of yours (for example,
driver's licence) for verification and 
the signed contract so we will start working. You can
send it safely via email 
or via FAX to our London office: 44-20-8181-6706  
I was informed that the most effective way to transfer
money to your region 
is wire transfer. 86% of our clients have bank
It allows them to transfer money fastly and securely. 
So, in order to process high money transfers
(3000-10000 USD per week) you 
should open a bank account - personal or business. It
can be an empty account with no 
money on it. Or you can use your current account. 
To process the transfer you should: 
1. Go to the bank and cash out the money 
2. Deduct your 5% comission 
3. Send the other 95% to our Representative 
The WU transfer fees should be deducted from our 95%
not from your 5%. 
If you will process it quickly and accurately we will
send you more transfers 
to process next day. 
Is everything clear?

Alicia Kampell,
Personnel Manager, 
The McKenell Finance Group, LTD 

File: "AGREEMENT 2.doc":
Author: VadiLena
Company: Home

Here are the job descriptions from the following page:


Description Your role will include to handle the administration and processing of clients' orders and customer support cases in general, assist in pre-sales activities, work on documentation, develop a cash-flow scheme for each order, calculate service commission, and handle consulting activities on payment conversion details, etc. The training course is enclosed. We hope you to fulfill the following requirements:
  • Willingness to teach oneself on complex technical matters;
  • Ability to analyze complex problems and propose solution scenarios;
  • Willingness to convert telephone inquiries into paid orders;
  • Strong customer, interpersonal, sales and telephone skills;
  • Ability to work efficiently and achieve good interaction with potential customers.
The payment range is from $1000 - $1400 per week depending on individual willingness to work.

  • Age range from 26 to 45 years.
  • Prior payments management knowledge (bank transfers, checks, postal money orders, wire transfers) is a must.
  • Basic knowledge on most frequently used e-currency and e-payment systems (E-gold, PayPal, E-bullion, etc) and how they work.
  • Ability to conduct consulting.
  • Well-balanced personal and managerial style.
  • Be able to perform well under situations with tight time-requirements.
  • Computer proficiency (advanced user level).
  • 3+ years in finance environment is a benefit.
  • Office environment
  • Full-time employment and commitment required

A competitive salary, outstanding benefits package and professional support is offered to individuals willing to work and to achieve top-notch professional level.


Job Description
The task of the Processing Manager is to process payments between our partners' clients and our company, in particular, to manage cash and balance receipts, follow up on accounts, etc. The job is related to remote Internet operations. Every payment order will be accompanied by detailed instruction. The brief training course is enclosed.

5% from each transaction

Candidate requirements
  • Willingness to work from home, take responsibility, set up and achieve goals
  • Ability to create good administrative reporting
  • Prior customer service experience is a good benefit, but not a must
  • Honesty, responsibility and promptness in operations
  • Effectively interaction with customers
  • Familiar to working online, Internet and e-mail skills
  • One or several personal bank accounts.
General: This job will allow you to:
  • Work efficiently from home;
  • Increase available personal time
  • Achieve financial independence in half the normal time (1-3 hours per day)
  • Interact and associate with other members in order to benefit from their knowledge and experiences
  • Become able to share time and money with others less fortunate than yourself
  • Develop high self-respect and esteem.

Job Description We are looking for a new talent to strengthen our Support Team. We are mainly looking for candidates to receive and redirect phone calls to consultants if necessary, react to the calls and consult on various items himself. The brief training course is enclosed. Please contact us to know more about this job.
$700-$800 per week

Candidate requirements: Ability to work well in a team
Nice voice
Ability to eliminate stress and good communication manners
Customer service attitude, and ability to handle different kinds of people
PC User skills

Type of Activity:
Full-time occupation
Office environment

If this sounds like a match, please send us your application to You can speed up the process by including your CV as plain text at the end of the email message and not as an attachment.

WHOIS details for domain "":

Domain ID:D105687831-LROR
Created On:06-Feb-2005 17:51:13 UTC
Expiration Date:06-Feb-2006 17:51:13 UTC
Sponsoring Registrar:Tucows Inc. (R11-LROR)
Registrant ID:tuJzjy2d0W6RPaim
Registrant Name:Jesus Lopez
Registrant Organization:NA
Registrant Street1:Fresno 4 col. la Cruz
Registrant Street2:
Registrant Street3:
Registrant City:Magdalena Contreras
Registrant State/Province:DF
Registrant Postal Code:10500
Registrant Country:MX
Registrant Phone:+55.55688732
Registrant Phone Ext.:
Registrant FAX:
Registrant FAX Ext.:
Admin ID:tuJzjy2d0W6RPaim
Admin Name:Jesus Lopez
Admin Organization:NA
Admin Street1:Fresno 4 col. la Cruz
Admin Street2:
Admin Street3:
Admin City:Magdalena Contreras
Admin State/Province:DF
Admin Postal Code:10500
Admin Country:MX
Admin Phone:+55.55688732
Admin Phone Ext.:
Admin FAX:
Admin FAX Ext.:
Tech ID:tuJzjy2d0W6RPaim
Tech Name:Jesus Lopez
Tech Organization:NA
Tech Street1:Fresno 4 col. la Cruz
Tech Street2:
Tech Street3:
Tech City:Magdalena Contreras
Tech State/Province:DF
Tech Postal Code:10500
Tech Country:MX
Tech Phone:+55.55688732
Tech Phone Ext.:
Tech FAX:
Tech FAX Ext.:
Name Server:NS1.NS555.BIZ
Name Server:NS2.NS555.BIZ
Name Server:NS3.NS555.BIZ
Name Server:NS4.NS555.BIZ

WHOIS details for domain "":

from [cached Thu Mar 24 23:45:23 2005 UTC]
from [cached Thu Mar 24 23:45:24 2005 UTC]
Registration Service Provided By: ESTDOMAINS
Abuse Desk Email Address:

Domain Name: MCKENELL.COM 

    McKenell Investiments Ltd.
    Kelly B. Potts        (
    7204 Secret valley Ct SW
    Tel. +505.2648443

Creation Date: 20-Jan-2005  
Expiration Date: 20-Jan-2006

Domain servers in listed order:

Administrative Contact:
    McKenell Investiments Ltd.
    Kelly B. Potts        (
    7204 Secret valley Ct SW
    Tel. +505.2648443

Technical Contact:
    McKenell Investiments Ltd.
    Kelly B. Potts        (
    7204 Secret valley Ct SW
    Tel. +505.2648443

Billing Contact:
    McKenell Investiments Ltd.
    Kelly B. Potts        (
    7204 Secret valley Ct SW
    Tel. +505.2648443


E-Qwells Group S.P.A (domain "" created 2005-05-12)

This scam is connected to the "McKenell" money transfer scam (see above) and uises identical text on its website. In both scams the fake company recruits victims for "Transfer Manager" jobs, in which the victims are tricked into wiring their own money abroad after having received an authorized payment from a hacked account in their own bank account.

Emails sent from an account in Estonia ( suggest a connection to organized crime in the Baltics / former Soviet Union, as is typical for this type of scam. The website of this supposedly UK-based company is hosted in Russia.

Corporate Headquarters:
E-Qwells Group S.P.A 
317 Lanfine View
Darvel, KA17 0FE

United Kingdom: +44-808-208-3589 Toll Free (voice/fax)

General Information:
Technical Support:
Customer Service:

If you have been recruited, notify your bank and report this to the police in your country.

WHOIS details for domain "":

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    (1)allow, enable, or otherwise support the transmission of mass
    unsolicited,commercial advertising or solicitations via e-mail(spam).
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	 E-Qwells Group SPA +44.324432344
	 E-Qwells Group SPA
	 317 Lanfine View
	 Darvel,Darvel,UNITED KINGDOM KA17 0FE

Record last updated at 2005-05-12 08:09:56
Record created on 2005/5/12
Record expired on 2006/5/12

Domain servers in listed order: 

	 name:(E-Qwells Group SPA) 
	Email:( tel-- +44.324432344
	 E-Qwells Group SPA
	 317 Lanfine View
t Darvel

 zipcode:KA17 0FE

Technical Contactor:
	 name:(E-Qwells Group SPA) 
	Email:( tel-- +44.324432344
	 E-Qwells Group SPA
	 317 Lanfine View
t Darvel

 zipcode:KA17 0FE

Billing Contactor:
	 name:(E-Qwells Group SPA) 
	Email:( tel-- +44.324432344
	 E-Qwells Group SPA
	 317 Lanfine View
t Darvel

 zipcode:KA17 0FE

Registration Service Provider:
	name: Rustelekom Ltd. 
	tel: +1.8666254678
 	fax: +1.9782465632