There are numerous versions of this scam but a typical one is to offer a distributorship for some standard business product or a franchise for a very successful business or a reseller opportunity.
The price is kept low so as entice people desperate to make money.
A typical example email:-
I wanted to follow-up from last week.
28 year old U.S. company needs additional distributors world-wide.
US distributorships not available.
We make dangerous, slippery floors slip resistant and safer.
Our customers include McDonalds, Burger King, Holiday Inns, Toyota, Pfizer etc.
Award winning safety products. Big profit margins.
Minimum $500 product investment required.
There’s no company name, no contact details, no website for the product, no photos of the product etc. so clearly it’s all just a simple scam.
The email address is @yandex.com which is one the biggest Russian Internet businesses and is a favourite for scammers to use for their email.
No thanks – you can keep you safety products, even if they exist.
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