Scammers Targeting Web Designers! Beware About Scam Projects & Mails

Fraud Email Examples Below:

Antonio Friedman <antoniofriedman87@gmail.com>

Hello,

I am Anthony  I need your service to Design a website for my new company. kindly get back to me ASAP for the job details if you got interested.

Thank you.


Hello,

Thanks for your response, My business needs upgrade from it’s present scale to larger scale, We deal in importing and exporting Agricultural products of all kinds. Here’s a sample (http://www.agroamerica.com) to look into but I will prefer something more perfect than that if possible. And the site would only be informatinal with the best of the best layout. This will include hosting so I want you to give me an estiamte based on the site sample provided above. My private project consultant has all content and logos for the site and NOTE:

1. I want the same number of pages with the example site i gave you to check excluding videos and blogs.

2. I want only English language

3. I don’t have a domain yet but i want the domain name as bestfarmproduce.org

4. you will be incharge of updating the site for me.

5. I will be provide the images, logos and content for the site.

6. I want the site up and running before ending of next month.

7. My budget is $4000 to $8000

Let me know the grand total cost.. Thank you.


Hello,
Thanks for your response, i am okay with the domain name and I’m the estimate is fine too. So  i want proceed so with the depositing $2000 using credit card so work can commence ASAP, i understand the content for this site would be needed so as for the job to commence so regarding the content i will need a Lil favor from you and the reason i need this favor from you is because the consultant does not have the facility to charge credit cards and i also am presently in the hospital for surgery so i will be glad if you can help me out with this favor,The favor i need from you is. i would give you my card info’s to charge for $6000. so $2000 would be a deposit payment for my website design and the remaining $3900 you would help me send it to the project consultant that has the text content and the logo for my website so once he has the $3900 he would send the text content and logo needed for my website to you also the funds would be sent to him via cash deposit into his account, sending of funds would be after funds clears into your account and also $100 tip for you stress.


Design companies and designers must be aware about these kind of frauds.