CFWRPA immigration scam
"Canadian Foreign Workers Recruitment Program (CFWRPA) is a scam targeting would-be immigrants into Canada from developing countries. No such organisation actually exists in Canada. All they want is to steal money from people who hope they will get a visa through these criminals.
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CFWRPA immigration scam (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Sample email from the scammers:
How are you doing today, my dear? I hope everything is going well with you. It's a privilege to meet and become friends. Thanks for your nice mail, you sound good and lovely. We seem to have the same view about friendship; I cherish friendship and nurture it with love, care and understanding. Regarding the program, even if you are not interested, I believe you can still relate it to the people around you.
I believe in sharing with friends, any opportunity that I know will benefit all that I consider to be in association with me, this gives me the privilege to inform you about the opportunities that are currently open in shell, I do very much believe in friendship as a spice of life.
In keeping with good spirit of honesty and friendship, I do believe that the Canadian Foreign Workers Recruitment Program, will benefit you and other responsible young people around you. CFWRPA is inviting foreign workers to explore this great opportunity.
This Program is widely sponsored making it almost free for all applicants of young people around the world. And the application is out right now, as a friend, l wish to let you know about it, since it will benefit you and the youths around you. Our independent donors have almost sponsored the program.
All you needed to start with, is a valid international passport and other necessary requirements that will be made available for you as soon as you contact our Head-Office in Canada. You should pass the program information, to other youths around you, to take advantage. Single applicant is allowed but group applicants are given more preference. Only 4(Four) to 15(Fifteen) applicants are accepted to participate together as a group from any country. Two (2) groups of 30 applicants are also acceptable from the same country.
If you are interested in this program or anyone around you is interested to take the chance, contact our head office through this e-mail address(es): email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org or by fax: +1-502-470-9532 for more information.
I will stand by you during your registration processing and make a possible follow up to ensure that you are part of this recruitment program, if you will keep with all the registration procedures. Make sure you work in line with all instructions given to you. To start with, contact our head office with your / your group c.v, for application procedures.
Sorry for taking much of your time here. My regards to your friends and family, have a nice day and hope to hear from you soon. Below is my contact information;
175 Queen Street,
Suite 2300, Montreal,
Quebec, H3C 2N6,
I will send you some pictures when next I write. Have a nice day and hope to hear from you soon.