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Hello Dear Friends/Co-Designers, Received this text today. 9/17/2017
SCAM ALERT=PLEASE SHARE if you or your friends do Web Design. Hello Dear Friends/Co-Designers, Received this text today. 9/17/2017
Do you do web design?.
I have a job for you, send me your email address and i will send you the job details.
Email sent, kindly get back as soon as possible… thanks
THIS WAS THE EMAIL=
Here is the job details
I have small scale business which I want to turn into large scale business now it located in ALPHARETTA, GA and the company is based on importing and exporting of Agriculture products such as Kola Nut, Gacillia Nut and Cocoa so I need a best of the best layout design for it. Can you handle that for me ?. so I need you to check out this site but I need something more perfect than this if its possible CarGill.com the site would only be informational, so I need you to give me an estimate based on the site I gave you to check out, the estimate should include hosting and I want the same page as the site I gave you to check out and I have a private project consultant, he has the text content and the logos for the site. I found you through internet search.
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 bestproduces.farm
4. you will be updating the site for me.
5. I will be proving the images, logos and content for the site.
6. I want the site up and running in a month time.
7. My budget is $8,000 to $10,000
I will like to know if you are the owner ? Kindly get back to me with an estimate.Hope to read from you…
I told them I received the email and would promptly get back to them. After doing some research on the name to see if this is a real person I found this blog showing me it was a scam. Hope everyone else learns before they get taken advantage of.
Johnathan Woodward (Owner/CEO)