Maxim Magazine scams

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We are happy to inform you that you are one of the few Make up Artist chosen out of the screening exercise performed for us by Model Mayhem, you have got the physical Requirement we need for our Maxim Magazine update (www.Maxim.com) 19th - 20th febuary 2009 issue, We here by decided as a committee to offer you this pay Fashion and make up job I will be very happy if you could send me more pictures of your work. My client wants to update her Catalogue with her New Year Release Fashion,make up and hairstylist outfits work and I'm interested in you for the professional work, So if you are interested you can get back to me. The shooting will hold at a rented photographers studio very close to your location,the shoot will be 7hrs,all expense will be taken care off through out te photo shoot by our company and the make up, the invitation letter would be mailed to you, all make up will be done and taken care of in the studio.
You have the opportunity to bring along an Escort which we would handle the expenses along with your own just for you to feel comfortable throughout the shoot and when you are doing your work.
the Job is Urgent so you are to get back to us as soon as possible so that I can arrange on how to get you the part payment. You would be paid the initial payment of $300 to guarantee your participation in the shoot and in the work you are doing for us, as part of our working policy and ethics of our company, we give part payment to any client before we proceed with any job and balance of $150 immediately after the work.
As I told you earlier this project is very urgent will be taking care of your payment, accommodation and other expenses. The payment would be mailed directly to you along side with the model and the studio payment that will be used for the shoot.
As soon as you get the payment, you will take out your $300 and send the remaining balance to the model.
If you are interested kindly get back to us with your details as follows:

MAKE UP ARTIST INFORMATION

1. Name on check:
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2. Complete Mailing Address:
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3 City:
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4.State:
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5.Zip Code:
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6. Phone#:
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7.Age:
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OTHER NAMES:
List any stage or professional names, maiden name, aliases, or any
other name you have ever used.
_____________________________________________
_____________________________________________
_____________________________________________
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_____________________________________________
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I here by represent and warrant that the above information is true and correct.The names listed above include my present name and every name that I have ever used including my maiden name, alias,nickname,professional or stage name.

Kindly know that P.o.Box are not applicable.
Tel: +447031955926
www.Maxim.com
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Hello Model,
My name is Catherine Harrison from London United kingdom,am Freelance
modeling agent working under Maxim Magazine (www.maxim.com),i came across your profile on Model Mayhem
while surfing on internet it's really great and i will like to do some
work with you, I got a fashion outfit which will becoming up in United
States,around your location between 10th and 11th of April 2009 for
you,get back to me for more details,if you are interested in this job
because it is urgent.
i hope to read from you soon
Regards

*as well as:
we are happy to inform you that you are one of the few model chosen out of the screening exercise performed for us by Model Mayhem, you have got the physical Requirement we need for our maxim Magazine update (www.maxim.com) 10th and 11th April 2009 issue, We here by decided as a committee to offer you this pay Fashion job I will be very happy if you could send me more picture.. My client wants to update her Catalog with her New Year Release Fashion outfits and I'm interested in you for the professional shooting no nudity, fetish, bondage, escort and other adult content stuff. So if you are interested you can get back to me. The shooting will hold at a rented photographers studio very close to your location,the shoot will be 2hrs daily,we would be responsible for your transport and feeding throughout the photo shoot, the invitation letter would be mailed to you, all make up will be taken care of in the studio.
You have the opportunity to bring along an Escort which we would handle the expenses along with your own just for you to feel comfortable throughout the shoot.
JOB DETAILS:
You have 5 different Fashion outfits to cover, which would be provided by our client on the day of the shooting and the shoot is just for 2 days and you will be paid $1,280 for the whole project, the Job is Urgent so you are to get back to us as soon as possible so that I can arrange on how to get you the part payment. You would be paid the initial payment of $300 to guarantee your participation in the shoot, as part of our working policy and ethics of our company, we give part payment to any client before we proceed with any job and balance immediately after the work.
As I told you earlier this project is very urgent will be taking care of your payment, accommodation and other expenses. The payment would be mailed directly to you along side with your cloth allowance, shoes and costume fee for the shoot.
As soon as you get the payment, you will take out your $300 and send the remaining balance to the wardrobe stylist, including your shoe and cloths size.
If you are interested kindly get back to us with your details as follows:

MODEL INFORMATION
1. Name on check:
_____________________________________________
2. Complete Mailing Address:
_____________________________________________
3 City:
_____________________________________________
4.State:
_____________________________________________
5.Zip Code:
­­­­­­­­­_____________________________________________
6. Phone#:
_____________________________________________
7.. Color of eyes:
_____________________________________________
8.Hight:
_____________________________________________
9.Statistics:
_____________________________________________
10.Shoe Size:
_____________________________________________

11.Age:
_____________________________________________
OTHER NAMES:
List any stage or professional names, maiden name, aliases, or any
other name you have ever used.
_____________________________________________
_____________________________________________
_____________________________________________
_____________________________________________
_____________________________________________
_____________________________________________
I here by represent and warrant that the above information is true and correct.The names listed above include my present name and every name that I have ever used including my maiden name, alias,nickname,professional or stage name.

Kindly know that P.o.Box are not applicable.
Tel: +447031995859
(www.maxim.com)

*Please tell me what you guys think.
RL MONAGO
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  • Hanh

    i got the same thing! I’m searching around to see if it’s a scam.

  • Hanh

    i got the same thing! I’m searching around to see if it’s a scam.

  • thoai

    i got this email is it aq scam? i got the 4000 check mail to me from some paramount energy corp/.

  • thoai

    i got this email is it aq scam? i got the 4000 check mail to me from some paramount energy corp/.

    • patyuen

      No it’s not a scam you fucking idiots. That’s why I posted it under the title Maxim Magazine scams in the section titled Modeling and Photography scams!

  • Zoe

    Geez, I am glad I looked up all this stuff first. I am getting these e-mails from all kinds of people.

  • Zoe

    Geez, I am glad I looked up all this stuff first. I am getting these e-mails from all kinds of people.

  • Kay

    Catherine harrison seems legit. is she?

  • Kay

    Catherine harrison seems legit. is she?

  • oh

    i sent my information all ready! WHAT DO I DO!! it was a mistake! PLEASE HELP ME!

    • patyuen

      Do nothing. When the check comes, just throw it away.

  • oh

    i sent my information all ready! WHAT DO I DO!! it was a mistake! PLEASE HELP ME!

    • patyuen

      Do nothing. When the check comes, just throw it away.

  • Duh…

    You guys are all on someone’s “stupid” or “sucker” list.  Get your head out of your azz and wise up!  Geeezzz.