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Friday, 28 October 2011

Fake jobs: jobbslists.com, jobbsearcher.com, gbjobb.com and greecejobb.com

Yet more fake job offers, following on from this long-running scam. This time the following domains are in use to solicit replies:


The spam emails adveritising these may appear to come from your own email account (here's why). The "jobs" on offer are actually illegal activities such as money laundering.

For the record, the registrant details for those domains (which are almost definitely fake) are:

    Lorian Kern
    Email: loorjaan@yahoo.dk
    Organization: Lorian Kern
    Address: Sonderskovvej 22
    City: Lystrup
    State: Lystrup
    ZIP: 8124
    Country: DK
    Phone: +45.83743412 

If you have any example emails, please consider sharing them in the Comments. Thanks!


The Dragon's Claw said...

This is one I received;

Subject Line: Open Position
We have an excellent opportunity for an apprentice applicant to join a rapidly expanding company.

An at home Key Account Manager Position (Ref: 27066-146/3HR) is a great opportunity for stay at home parents or anyone who wants to work in the comfort of their own home.

This is a genuine offer and not to be confused with scams!
The successful candidate must have the ability to handle calls efficiently whilst maintaining the highest levels of customer service and being courteous.
Applicants must have an excellent telephone manner, have a friendly approach, excellent communication skills and be computer literate.
You must have the ability to type and talk at the same time to customers,
as you will be taking customer details over the phone and inputting data onto company database.

Requirements: computer with Internet access, valid email address, good typing skills.
If you fit the above description and meet the requirements, please apply to this ad stating your location.

You will be processing orders from your computer. How much you earn is up to you.
The average is in the region of US$600- US$750.00 per week, depending on whether you work full or part time.

If you would like more information, please contact us stating where you are located and our job reference number - 27066-146/3HR.
Please only SERIOUS applicants.

Our contacts: Estella@jobbsearcher.com

breezylee said...

I get several per day like this:

Dear job seeker,
Let me introduce myself. My name is Elvin Howe, and I am an assistant HR director.
Your email address was found in the internet resources, and since I am responsible for recruiting in our company,
I would like to offer you a job of mystery shopper.

Our company is one of few companies in the marketing business which offers such service as mystery
shopping all over the country, and thus we need workers in each state. Our other services include online surveys,
development of strategies and their implementation in online business as well as offline.

It all comes to real customers in the end, so it is important to know how people react
to the sales techniques and other parameters we test when sending our mystery shoppers on a mission.
This vacancy is suitable for all categories of population, but if you are a student or just a person
with considerable amount of free time who loves to shop this kind of job suits you best.

Among several advantages I might mention are free meals if you investigate quality of service in a restaurant,
some merchandise you are allowed to keep or money reimbursement if you test some services.

In any case this job offers enough rewards to be entertaining and fulfilling.
There are no special requirements for applicants.
All you need to be skilled in is attention to details and good memory,
although a recording device would be of great help to anyone.

Workers at the place designated for your scrutiny should not notice anything weird about your behavior,
or that would distort the results of your job. After you have made your observations,
conducted conversations if necessary and completed all other necessary procedures,
it is time to write a detailed report about what you have seen and heard.

Usually there is a certain set of questions to answer that give you sort of
structure to follow while doingactual shopping, and to complete a report.
So if this sounds interesting, and you are ready to try something new in your life,
we invite you to join our ranks and become a mystery shopper.

More details you can learn contacting us at Elvin@jobbslists.com
Please send us your CV.

Best regards,
Elvin Howe
Assistant HR director

Any idea of who to report this to?

SamBrez said...

This was sent from my own email address, which I am unsure about now cause I change passwords so many times (Daily) and still get them.

I would like to take this time to welcome you to our hiring process
and give you a brief synopsis of the position's benefits and requirements.

If you are taking a career break, are on a maternity leave,
recently retired or simply looking for some part-time job, this position is for you.

Occupation: Flexible schedule 1 to 3 hours per day. We can guarantee a minimum 20 hrs/week occupation
Salary: Starting salary is 3000 EUR per month plus commission.

Region: Europe

Please note that there are no startup fees or deposits to start working for us.

To request an application form, schedule your interview and receive more information about this position
please reply to Ernie@gbjobb.com with your personal identification number for this position IDNO: 4968

Free Speak said...

I have been getting 20 - 30 a day from this lot. Each time it is from my email address with a return email address of a different person @gbjobb.com.

Fortunately they all fall in my spam box so easy to delete. I have just got so fed up with it I have created a filter to take all mail from these email accounts to trash.

Lets hope it works.

AFK said...

The one I received is

Θα ήθελα να επιστήσω την προσοχή σας και να σας ενημερώσω ότι η West Union Group Company
ξεκινά την διαδικασία πρόσληψης και να σας δώσει μια μεγάλη ευκαιρία για να ξεκινήσει την
καριέρα σας ΤΩΡΑ με πολλά οφέλη και πλεονεκτήματα θέσης.

Αν αποφασίσατε να κάνετε διάλειμμα στην καριέρα σας, ή είστε σε άδεια μητρότητας,
συνταξιούχος ή απλά ψάχνετε συμπληρωματική δουλέια μερικής απασχόλησης, αυτή η θέση είναι ακριβώς για εσάς.

Ώρες εργασίας: ευέλικτο ωράριο 1 με 3 ώρες την ημέρα.
Εγγυόμαστε περίπου 20 ώρες απασχόλησης την εβδομάδα.

Μισθός και Οφέλη: αρχικός μισθός κυμαίνεται από 2000 έως 2500 ευρώ το μήνα συν πρόσθετη προμήθεια,
αν εκπληρωθούν όλα τα καθήκοντα με ακρίβεια.

Περιοχή: Ευρωπαϊκή Ένωση.

Παρακαλώ σημειώστε ότι δεν υπάρχουν πληρωμές ή οποιαδήποτε άλλα τεχνάσματα για να αρχίσετε να εργάζεστε για εμάς.

Αν ενδιαφέρεστε και θέλετε να ζητήσετε το έντυπο της αίτησης για τη θέση αυτή,
να συνεννοηθείτε για την συνέντευξή σας και ή απλά να λάβετε περισσότερες πληροφορίες σχετικά με αυτή τη θέση
πριν την εφαρμογή, απαντήστε σε αυτό το email και στείλτε μας τα στοιχεία σας.

Στο θέμα του e-mail παρακαλούμε να εισάγετε έναν προσωπικό αριθμό αναγνώρισης σας για αυτή τη θέση IDNO:184

Αν ενδιαφέρεστε, παρακαλούμε να απαντήσετε σε αυτό το Ferdinand@greecejobb.com,thank you!

Conrad Longmore said...

@SamBrez: you don't need to change your email password.. these only APPEAR to be from your own email account, it is a simple forgery.