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Readers Respond: Top Internet Job Search Job Scams

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Payroll Assistant Part Time Offer

This company wants you to cash money orders and then send money to them. I received emails from morrismark11@aol.com and garymiles01@aol.com. Stay away from these creeps!
—Guest Trim Fabrics

Immediate Hire SCAM!!!!

Dear Applicant, We have reviewed your resume/letter and you seem qualified for the position.You need to undergo an online (job briefing) interview, it is now required for you to have the Hiring Manager added to your Yahoo Messenger or Hotmail Messenger contact list for the interview. If you don't have a yahoo messenger ID ,create one now at (http://messenger.yahoo.com/) and IM me .My yahoo ID is (immediatehire2011). I will be online ASAP and Instant message him whenever you are ready.Feel free to email me back if you have questions. Regards Human Resources. This was the Ad on Craigslist (We at Immediate Hire need the above clerks. Duties include answering phones, typing and filing.​ Must have experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook and possess excellent people skills.​ This is an home office job and its for our busy online team. We offer benefits)
—Guest Immediate Hire SCAM!!!

Customer service/personal assistant

I saw a job posting online at indeed.com seeking a Customer service/personal assistant so I went ahead and filled it out. After two days I received a long email congratulating me that I got the job. It sounded very true. So I replied back with my name and address and telephone number. Then he told me that he has a task for me and I shoul be receiving a payment soon. Today I woke up to find a fedex letter with a check for $2,880 in it in my mail. I was sooo happy! I got ready and I went to cash the check and bam! It was fake! I emailed the guy back and he didn't reply anymore. So beware of fake Scams as this! I wish I read this scam site before going on with this job. But lucky for me I didn't get in trouble.
—Guest 77 orphan home scam

Customer Service

Customer Service/Personal assistant 77 Orphan Home - Raleigh
—Guest Customer Service

environmental chemical waste cleaning

SCAM! career builder AKA IMPACT bio-HAZARD chemical INC.
—Guest SCAM! career builder AKA IMPACT bio-HAZA

Scam- Claude Bieber starpersonnelsdesk1

Star Computers Limited --- anything from them is a scam. They send you money. Its a scam!!!! Run..........
—Guest Online Admin Job

State-jobs.com

"Your resume posted on State-jobs.com was presently reviewed by our Head Department and you have been selected for an online interview with me." Next text was to instant message her on her yahoo messenger IM (interviewclerk00) for the job briefing and interview now online with her. Sounds a lot like the scam reported by MD Guidelines Inc Brenda Lewis. above. Beware!!
—Guest State-jobs.com

Kim Cummings

Dear Applicant The Human resources have just reviewed your resume due to the one you posted on www.craisglist.org .You are now scheduled for an interview with the hiring manager of the company.She is Ms Kim Cummings ,you are required to setup a yahoo mail account(mail.yahoo.com) and a yahoo instant messenger (http://messenger.yahoo.com).After this process is done,you are to add up her yahoo id (kim.cummings98@yahoo.com) to your yahoo buddy list for the interview.add her up now.she is online waiting for you Regards Human Resources Dept Roche Inc
—Guest NV job Hunter

TALENT GROUP

Office assistant position. They called and appointed the interview date. I had to come a very long way through traffic. The first interview seemed to be ok, nothing sounded suspicious. So they called me the second time "to meet with the assosiate" who will introduce me to my new duties. When i come the second time, straight ahead they tell that the opening is already (what for they called me then, you will ask). Well, they had another "openning" for me: to take shifts chating to people (when i asked what for, the answer was the following: so that some lonely man who comes tired from work had someone to chat with. Do not worry, they said, you wont post your real name. the only thing that you do, is pretend to be a "next door american girl", they like it) I have several educations, including masters degree...and when i heard that... I wish you never to experience that humiliation that i had there. That is the purpose of my post. NEVER LOOK FOR THE JOB ON CRAIGSLIST!!!!
—Guest ARIZONA

another scam!

Dear Applicant The Human resources have just reviewed your resume due to the one you posted on www.craigslist.org .You are now scheduled for an interview with the hiring manager of the company.She is Ms Sarahs Mills,you are required to setup a yahoo mail account(mail.yahoo.com) and a yahoo instant messenger (http://messenger.yahoo.com).After this process is done,you are to add up her yahoo id (gullco101@yahoo.com) to your yahoo buddy list for the interview.add her up now.she will be online waiting for you We have openings for Data Entry,Admin Assistant,Receptionist,Front Desk Asst,Accounting Clerk AP/AR,Medical Billing Positions Compensation: $20 per hour Working time: Part time- Mon-Fri 9am-2pm Full time- Mon-Fri 8am-5pm Benefits include: Health Insurance, Dental,holidays and lunch off paid etc... NOTE: Full time and Part time position is open Regards Human Resources Department
—Guest Tatianna

Admin Asst

Your resume has been reviewed and forwarded to the Head of Operation of Aetna insurance company and you have been considered and scheduled for an online interview to discuss more about the job position of a Administrative Assistant position that you are to occupy. You are required to set up a yahoo messenger account or download a Yahoo IM (http://messenger.yahoo.com/) on your desktop if you don't have one. After this process. you are to add Mr Mike Powell on his Yahoo IM, email is (interview.partners@yahoo.com) to your yahoo buddy list ASAP for the job briefing and comprehensive details. He will be online waiting to talk to you ASAP.
—Guest Chris

job scam

fradulent email address:-jobs-star-energy@w.cn From: Star Energy Job Section Sent: Wed, May 25, 2011 2:19:34 PM Subject: You have been shortlisted for employment Star Energy Weald Basin, Humbly Grove Oilfield, Weston Common, The Avenue, Lasham, Alton Hampshire, GU34 5SY UNITED KINGDOM Attention, We wish to alert you on the present recruitment vacancies available in Star Energy, Hampshire, UK.After a brief view of your profile in timesjobs, I wish to invite you to join our team. GENERAL REQUIREMENTS * at list 2 years working experience in Oil and Gas or related Industry * applicant must be ready to travel abroad. * applicant must know at least 40% spoken English language If interested to join up, send me your updated and detailed resume and if you match our requirement, you will be hearing from us so that we can commence preparations immediately. Further details will be provided when we have received your CV, ensure that all
—Guest hero

job scams fradulent email address :-

Star Energy Weald Basin, Humbly Grove Oilfield, Weston Common, The Avenue, Lasham, Alton Hampshire, GU34 5SY UNITED KINGDOM Attention, We wish to alert you on the present recruitment vacancies available in Star Energy, Hampshire, UK.After a brief view of your profile in timesjobs, I wish to invite you to join our team. GENERAL REQUIREMENTS * at list 2 years working experience in Oil and Gas or related Industry * applicant must be ready to travel abroad. * applicant must know at least 40% spoken English language If interested to join up, send me your updated and detailed resume and if you match our requirement, you will be hearing from us so that we can commence preparations immediately. Further details will be provided when we have received your CV, ensure that all information provided therein is true and correct. Your return mail should also contain the below: Full names: Present Job Designation : Applying For: Present Location:
—Guest hero

MD Guidelines Inc Brenda Lewis

I wish to inform you that you have been selected for an online interview ..Your resume was review by the Hiring Department of the company and you have been selected for an online interview. It is required for you to have your resume sent for future reference and also have the Interview Manager of the company added to your Yahoo Messenger list for the job briefing and interview Her ID is (interviewclerk00@yahoo.com ). She will be online and ready whenever you are for the job briefing and interview. Time: ASAP Salary: $23 hourly Venue: On line Via Yahoo Messenger Positions available : Data Entry/ Payroll, Bookkeeping, Customer Service,Accounting Clerk, Admin Administrative/ Medical Biller . Best Regards, Announcer : Brenda Lewis Department: MD-Guidelines Inc I searched around the net and found out that it's a scam.
—Guest Guesttt

Christine Collins, aka Christine Sierra

This woman deserves to go to prison. She ran her scams in Las Vegas, too. She's back in fallon after leaving Las Vegas she goes in a circle -- Las Vegas, Fallon, Reno, then Las Vegas and all over again. She's in Fallon NV now and she and her mother placed an add on Craigslist. They are renting the house they just remodeled with money scammed from the people of Reno. There's more info on her at www.whoscammedyou.com.
—Guest whoslaughingnow?

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