i) On the 'About Us' page of their website
claim: "American Finance
company was founded in 2006 and obtained a license for activity
engaging at the same time". However their domain a-f-company.com
was only registered with HOOYOO
(US) INC. on 11-Mar-2009
for the usual criminal's minimum domain period of one year. Clear evidence of
misrepresentation and fraud.
Finance" is a pretty generic term, but I couldn't find any sign of
these serial criminals in the first ten pages of Google when I searched. I think it
fair to say they have absolutely no web presence.
The payload of the site is a clear illegal
money laundering mule job under the 'Jobs
For You' tab, under the
heading 'Vacancies': Financial agent Candidate requirements:
* Willingness to work
from home, take responsibility, set up and achieve goals
* Ability to create
good administrative reporting
* Prior customer
service experience is a good benefit, but not a must
responsibility and promptness in operations
interaction with customers
* Familiar to working
online, Internet and e-mail skills
* USA resident.
This job will allow you to:
* Work efficiently
* Increase available
* Achieve financial
independence in half the normal time (1-3 hours per day)
* Develop high
self-respect and esteem.
What exactly will I do?
You will work as a Financial Agent, meaning you will perform e-currency
exchange operations, communicate with other agents to facilitate the
process, fund closed transactions, receive other funds collected at
closing and disburse all proceeds to appropriate parties.
Our employees hired for this job assure the foundation of our business
and that is speed and reliability in dealing with our clients money and
delivering a highly respected service in our branch.
You will work 1-4 hours a day in your area, depending on how many tasks
are assigned to you.
What will I need to get started?
In order to get the job, we recommend that you read this page and apply
to the job by sending your resume to
firstname.lastname@example.org ,then your resume will be directed to our contact
manager. Не will contact you by e-mail very soon.
All the data you will be providing to us is to be considered sensitive
and not to be disclosed to anyone, under any circumstances except if
legal measures are applied and we are ordered to do so by a court of
What if my application is
1. Required document for verification: a state or nationally issued
photo ID card with an expiration date, for example, a Passport,
National ID Card or a Driver's license.
Note: We require the above documents since you will be hired over the
Internet, in order to verify your identity, location and background.
This is done to protect ourselves and our clients from fraud.
2. You need to open a new checking account that you will use only with
us, to receive and forward payments and to receive your commission.
Note: You can use
your current account.
3. We will require your bank account information from the newly opened
account, needed only to forward wire transfers to your account. This
information consists of the following: Bank name, Bank address, Account
Holder, Account number, Routing number.
4. You will be verified by phone at your home land line phone number,
to confirm your location and the accuracy of the information provided
What if my application is not
Whether you meet our conditions or not, you will be notified by email
or phone within the next 24 hours from submitting the Online Job
How much will I earn?
You will work for commission that will be calculated for the amount of
every transaction that is forwarded through your account, as follows:
4% from the total transaction amount for transactions smaller than
$10,000.00 US dollars.
from the total transaction amount for transactions larger than
$10,000.00 US dollars.
You will earn a minimum of $3000 and up to $10000 per month, depending
on the transactions that are forwarded to you.
If you do not total an earning of $3000 at the end of the month, we
will pay you the difference up to $3000.
If you earn more than $10000 during a month, the commission you will
get from each following transaction from that point on, until the end
of that month will be 1.3% regardless of the amount of the transaction.
Your commission will be paid to you upon completing a task that was
assigned to you, this means that you will get your commission daily for
the work done in that day.
Is there another question that is not answered here ?
You can contact us
regarding our job opening at
iv)That is the usual
crystal clear money mule function that will get
your bank account
closed, your assets frozen, earn you a visit from the police and
possibly a criminal record. Do not be tempted. It is also the identical
job as posted on many of the criminal's previous aliases as listed
No legitimate company would advertise for private citizens to operate
as unlicensed and
illegal money transfer agents. To do so clearly
defines the company American
as both criminal and
There is also a 'phishing' for
identity theft aspect due to the nature of identity proof requested,
National ID Card or a
Driver's license.' Clear
evidence of criminal fraud.
vi) Another alias,
another set of fake contact Details
from the website:
23, Paderborn, D-33098,
Telephone number :
+49-52-51644-77 Department head:
Address: P.O. Box 4279 ,
CA, 91791, USA Telephone number: (626)
593-9569 Fax number: (888)
839-6837 Department head: Michael
• - A Google search for the
address Rathausplatz 23, Paderborn, D-33098, Germany returns
just their fake Browncorp
Financial Services page and my listing of it -
the crooks have used the same address as for their previous
They only list a PO Box for their American "Customer Service
• - A Google search for the telephone
number +49-52-51644-77 returns
just their own fake website.
• - A Google search for the telephone
number (626) 593-9569
returns just their own fake website.
• - A Google
Search for the telephone number (888) 839-6837 returns just their
own fake website and an anonymous proxy website for some reason.
viii)It's a pretty generic company
name, but this particular American Finance are not registered in the California
state company register
- Clear, verifiable
evidence of a
fake company - check
for yourself. The above evidence is clear
proof that the American
website is a fraudulent website set up with intent to deceive. If you
are an abuse team that has received an abuse report regarding these
fraudsters, please consider immediate termination of their services in
view of the absolutely undeniable evidence of criminal fraud - please
don't delay - these criminals will not respond to any communication
from you, (all their whois data is invariably false), but will simply
take advantage of any attempt at communication as a delaying tactic to
allow them time to carry on their criminal activity and prepare their
Register.com Inc (22-Jan-2009)
Key: Active Suspended/Disabled Parked DNS Data: (Valid for a-f-company.com)
How I am
Searching for a-f-company.com A record at c.root-servers.net
[22.214.171.124]: Got referral to A.GTLD-SERVERS.NET. (zone: com.) [took
Searching for a-f-company.com A record at A.GTLD-SERVERS.NET.
[126.96.36.199]: Got referral to ns2.srvdns.co.uk. (zone:
a-f-company.com.) [took 89 ms]
a-f-company.com A record at ns2.srvdns.co.uk. [188.8.131.52]: Reports
a-f-company.com. [took 220 ms]
Looking up at the 2 a-f-company.com. parent servers:
The host for this
criminal fraudster is listed as Cayman
British Islands Offshore
IP address 184.108.40.206.
This host and
IP address have also been used for other frauds, including
Trust, LLP, Great
Expedition, AST Finance & Consult, Komerset
Financial Services and
has been implicated in
hosting Zeus attack sites. Reverse IP checks show a whole host of
attack and fraud sites on this IP - a cess-pit of criminal activity. This host appears to have no internet presence and the Google hits it returns are mainly related to criminal activity. IP contact data:
Information related to '220.127.116.11'
18.104.22.168 - 22.214.171.124
Cayman British Islands
George Town, Cayman Islands,
was only registered with Network Solutions, (XiaMen BizCn Computer &
NetWork Co.,Ltd as reseller), on 16-Nov-2008 and is
currently resolving as a suspended account on a Russian host, OTCEK.com***Latest
News*** Webpage set
up 24th. May 2009