Lastest Nanny Scam Ad on Craigslist

Posted on by Deborah | in Scam Alerts

This was listed in as “carer needed.” We have underlined some of the details in this letter that tell us without doubt that this is a scam attempt. Please become familiar with their tactics. Your knowledge is the only defense against online scams.

Hello ,
Thanks for your response concerning the NANNY position. My mum and my sister will be moving back to the States by March 5th and am actually looking for a responsible Nanny that can be taking care of my mum coz she got disability (blind) when my sister is not around my sister will be attending school between the hours of 9:00am to 2:00pm on Mondays Wednesdays and Fridays so I am looking for a nanny that can be available at this times. I believe you are fit for this position in as much you will prove yourself a reliable,honest,humble, loyal and good person.She will be arriving on the 19th of Feb. I will prefer if you can make yourself available to meet her at the airport , I am offering you $700 weekly and I will want you to know this is a permanent job. You will make yourself available on the scheduled dates .. I am

    presently out of the States

now so I have instructed my Client in the State to

    send you a US postal money order

that will cover your first week payment which is $700 and my mum travel expenses from the United Kingdom down to the States all you need do when you receive the money order is to have it cashed deduct your first week payment and then

    send the remaining funds to her Travel Agent

in the UK so that they can take care of her travel expenses , Accommodation and any other expenses . The money order can be easily cashed because we don’t want to have any delay. All details regarding her travelling will be provided to you as soon you receive the payment. Get back to me as soon as possible with the following details so that the payment can be mailed out to you ASAP:

(1)Full Name…………….

(2)Mailing Address In Full and Please NO……….

(3)Telephone Number Home and Cell……………

(4)Acceptance of my offer ?……….

(5)Your Age……………


Hope to hear from you soonest. Thanks for taking time to read my mail and am looking forward to read your swift response. God Bless You and have a good day.

Best Regards

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