Employment Scams

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Unresolved

Job Scam

  • by: thuywarner
  • #54202
  • Feb 4, 2019
  • Monetary Loss: $0
Someone from Allecra Therapeutics will email you and offer you a job based on our job resume. They got my information from ZipRecruiter and offer you a job that you can do from home. Then they send you a check, ask you to deposit it, the left over sum is to buy equipment through their approved vendor and ask you to pay this vendor via bitcoin. They like to use google hangouts but their video chat don't seem to work when you want to see them.
Names reported:
Thomas Moller
Identity Theft Risk:

 HIGH RISK  Click here for the explanation.

Unresolved

Work from Scam

  • by: TMJIRKA62
  • #54160
  • Feb 2, 2019
  • Monetary Loss: $0
Received email below. Thinking it was a real job interview I got on the arranged Skype "interview" and the interviewer would not turn their video. I could hear all kinds of traffic sounds behind his voice. He wanted me to agree to job and then he would turn on his video. Notice the email is addressed to "Dear Applicant" not yo me directly. Suposedly the 2 week traing is paid for as well as a full office set up. See attached Skype transcript and original email. These people are scammers.
Names reported:
Joseph Walthour, Shawn Porter
Web/emails reported:
[email protected], [email protected]
Identity Theft Risk:

 HIGH RISK  Click here for the explanation.

Unresolved

HR Scam Quest Diagnostics Inc.

  • by: scripta_artista
  • #54126
  • Feb 1, 2019
  • Monetary Loss: $0
Got an email from Michael Mattasits, HR Resources Department from Quest Diagnostics Incorporated on January 31, 2019. Content indicated that they found my resume on ZipRecruiter and he indicated to go to Google Hangout on Feb. 1, 2019 ('8:00 am my time') and speak with Ms. Cecilia McKenney using mailto:[email protected] using Google Hangout. Person came online late and discussion sounded professional but ended with "also discuss with the Human Resources Board of the Company, will talk to you right here. Remain on standby". I dropped out of the communication and found an HR scam warning on the website of Quest Diagnostics Inc. I immediately sent an email to mailto: [email protected] and she confirmed that this was a scam. There was no financial loss was encountered during this attempted scam but it is important to warn the community of it.
Names reported:
Cecilia McKenney, Michael Mattasits
Web/emails reported:
[email protected]
Identity Theft Risk:

 HIGH RISK  Click here for the explanation.

Unresolved

Scam Interview/Job

  • by: ashleemarie
  • #53963
  • Jan 26, 2019
  • Monetary Loss: $0
My resume is on Ziprecruiter, indeed, and linkedin. I've been actively applying for positions at many different companies. One of them finally e-mailed me back about a position as an administrative assistant. They asked me to download "google hangouts" to have a interview/conversation. So I thought that was fishy, but I wanted the job so I figured okay. The lady started with " Before we proceed further I would love to know more about you. That would help where to categorize you and how best to interview you. I'm Mrs Sharkynn Carreto , Age 43.The personnel manager of Heart-land Payment-Systems Company. Please introduce yourself indicate your location?" Then told me "You can visit the company at https://www.heartlandpaymentsystems.com for more information.You may review the website while we proceed .... Okay ?" and I went to the website, and found the location of the company in my area. I thought okay maybe this job is real so I continued speaking with "Mrs. Sharkynn Carreto". She then explained to me the job was going to be a work from home position that paid $30 an hour and I thought oh awesome but strange because the office is so close to me. She told me the company would handle the cost of supplies for me to work from my home. She then asked me a bunch of interview questions which made it seem very real. Afterwards she sent me "Congratulations, your performance ensured you had a good score eligible for enrollment into our weekly routine training programmed. You scored 7.5 out of a possible 10. , you have just been confirmed qualified for this position
You are now offered the job position...you are HIRED!
You are welcome to ( Heart-land Payment-Systems Company).
You are now given a chance to show your commitment,charisma,diligence and be a productive employee."
So, I was a little excited but still felt like it wasn't right. I asked her if I was able to come in person to fill out any forms etc, and she responded with "Your W2/W4 forms will come along with your working materials
To enable you sit for this job and position there are working equipment and software's which are required for this job and position this is because you will be working from home and you will not be using any of your equipment due to the new version of software's that is required for this job, note that all expenses are handle by the company. So there for, the company will be sending you a check for the Purchase of all your working materials." A check sent to my house? Weird, because the office is literally right by my house... So she then said she needed my home address "In the mean time i need you to provide me with these following information to enable the company's secretary's department put you into register. Full names, state, city, address, zip code and cell #" and that's when I knew it wasn't right. I asked her "can I come in person I live close to the office, thank you" and she BLOCKED ME! I spent an hour having this "interview" and then was blocked because I didn't want to send my PERSONAL information over the google hangouts.
Also reported:
Heart-land Payment-Systems Company
Names reported:
Sharkynn Carreto
Web/emails reported:
[email protected]
Identity Theft Risk:

 HIGH RISK  Click here for the explanation.

Unresolved

Falsified work opportunity

  • by: Lomax415
  • #53882
  • Jan 23, 2019
  • Monetary Loss: $116.00
I was called about a work opportunity at the moscony center and worked four hours. As i arrived they had me fill out an application and I wrote down my social security number. As I questioned them they looked suspicious and sneaky as they had no integrity. This was yesterday and was
Phones reported:
415-399-1700
Identity Theft Risk:

 HIGH RISK  Click here for the explanation.

Unresolved

Not getting paid

  • by: Comptech123
  • #53768
  • Jan 18, 2019
  • Monetary Loss: $300
I have been working for Grace in living for about 4 months now. Eveything was good at first but After Christmas Alexandra stated that she didn't receive my timesheets so she couldn't pay me. I emailed her the timesheets Monday when they were due. Ever since then she has not been filling my payments through the payroll but offered to cashapp me the money. I declined at first and wanted to wait and have the money through my payroll. A week went by I'm becoming behind on rent and so I agree to the cashapp of 400$ the following week she cashapped me 100. And that's all the payment I have received in a month. She continues to say next week and then that week comes and she says next week again. Something weird is going on with this business. It's not listed anywhere on The internet, no corporate number can be found.
Also reported:
Grace in living
Names reported:
Alexandra
Phones reported:
561-945-1672
Identity Theft Risk:

 HIGH RISK  Click here for the explanation.