Employment Scams

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Unresolved

I have been scammed by Dr Megan Bryan

  • by: odie
  • #2647
  • Mar 10, 2016
  • Monetary Loss: $1690.00
I applied for a forklift job on line (craigslist or indeed). I received and email from Megan offering me a office assistant position. She would send a check (1896.00) and all I had to do was purchase some items for and ship to an orphanage. Got the check, deposited it then was told that a child was sick, needed an operation, MoneyGram 875.00 to Yolanda Napier in Michigan. I checked with my bank, asked if the check had cleared and was told that it had and that the funds were available so the money gram was sent. Next day 820.00 was sent and on Sunday the 6th she ask that I send another 130.00 but my account was froze.
Names reported:
Megan Bryan, Ylonda Napier
Phones reported:
801-923-2098
Web/emails reported:
[email protected]
Identity Theft Risk:

 HIGH RISK  Click here for the explanation.

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Unresolved

I was hired to work for Mr Goodiing Jr TWICE TO HANDLE FINANCES FOR CUBA GOODING JR FOUNDATION

  • by: chughes01
  • #2700
  • Mar 10, 2016
  • Monetary Loss: $4000.00
Aug 2015 3400.00 was deposited into a business account I setup to take on this opportunity money was wired from Australia requesting I transfer funds to Nigeria without prior discussion with me. I was out of state. Unable to even bother with this. My Credit Union immediately felt it was a scam notified me long distance closed the acct returned funds to sender. This ended in arguments with the Cu a assistant accusing me of taking funds etc. I told them 8 no longer wish to be involved with them as they appeared to be dishonest ans SCAMMING. THIS WENT ON TIL OCT 2015. I WAS NOTIFIED AGAIN JAN 201Y AND THE OPPORTUNITY WAS PRESENTED TO ME AGAIN AND THESE INDIVIDUALS APOLOGIZED FOR WHAT TRANSPIRED PREVIOUSLY ASSURED ME ME THEY WERE LEGIT. I TOLD THEM ALL BUSiNESS WOULD BE LEGAL PROFESSIONAL AND CONCISE. I DID NOT WOULD TO BE INVOLVED IN ANY FALSE REPRESENTATIONS ETC. I FINALLY DECIDED TO REOPE AN ACCOUT E D OF FEB. THEY HASSLED ME AS TO WAT WAS TAKING ME SO LONG I CO STANTLY SHARED MY DOUBTS CONCERNS ABOUT THE LEGALALITIES. THEY CONTINUED TO REASSURE ME. .MARCH 4,2016 3785.00
Also reported:
CUBA GOODING JR FOUNDATION
Names reported:
DAVID REYES PERSONAL ASSISTANT TO MR GOODING
Phones reported:
608-575-9739
Web/emails reported:
[email protected]
Identity Theft Risk:

 HIGH RISK  Click here for the explanation.

Unresolved

Job Offer

  • by: scamReporter
  • #2754
  • Mar 12, 2016
  • Monetary Loss: $0
Got a announcement in the mail concerning job opportunities in Istanbul, Turkey. Responded and a wonderful job offer followed. Just needed to pay for the necessary Turkey work visa at a Divine Grace Travel Agency. Company website exists. The travel agency exists. However, company formed in 2003 and yet no Google information at all. Website obvious fake.
Also reported:
Kadikoy Oil and Gas Engineering
Names reported:
Hammad Khan
Phones reported:
+90-538-257-0981
Web/emails reported:
www.kadikoyoilgas.com
Identity Theft Risk:

 HIGH RISK  Click here for the explanation.

Unresolved

Identity theft scam

  • by: Aknowles
  • #2990
  • Mar 16, 2016
  • Monetary Loss: $0
He was asking for all my personal information to apply for a job working with a painter and a new house and he just bought from giving him but he's out of the country overseas said that he would mail me a check or his financial agent will be mailing me a check of course there shouldn't be no check mail.
Names reported:
Clifton Willard
Web/emails reported:
[email protected]
Identity Theft Risk:

 HIGH RISK  Click here for the explanation.

Unresolved

Internet job scam

  • by: KARMA
  • #3148
  • Mar 19, 2016
  • Monetary Loss: $0
On 18 March 2016 I built and submitted a resume from the vets.gov website for companies hiring veterans. I received 3 emails from different companies offering jobs via online interviews. All three requested I contact them via Google Hangout for interviews. I googled the companies and they were all legitimate. I interviewed with Teleperformance and was offered a job. I was told I would receive a paper application in the mail and a check to purchase necessary computer equipment. I was also told to be on Google Hangout at 8 am the next morning. Afterwards, I contacted the company via phone and was eventually told that there was no record of Mr. Harris working for them and it was probably fraudulent. I'm assuming the others were as well. I was contacted at 9am the next morning but I didn't answer. I have the conversation saved on my phone as well as the emails.
Also reported:
Teleperformance USA
Names reported:
Mr. Kevin Harris and Mr. Thomas Weigold
Web/emails reported:
[email protected]
Identity Theft Risk:

 HIGH RISK  Click here for the explanation.

Unresolved

Assistant scam

  • by: mlpooley
  • #3250
  • Mar 21, 2016
  • Monetary Loss: $0
Frank contacted me needing an assistant while he was in town having a meeting with his realtor scouts. He wanted me to find 4 hotels to pick from for his 2 day stay for his meeting. He would pay me $200 for every errand I ran for him. He said he was in the navy and he would invest in real estate for for business investments. He needed me to open a bank account so he can transfer money in it to pay his scouts, hotel, rental car, and myself. He just wanted the account # to do the transfers. Then when it came time for him to arrive he wanted my bank Id name and passwords I told him now way do I give anyone my personal information that is when he got upset saying all this work we did and you are going to refuse this simple request. I told him he didn't need my personal bank info. He said his accountant needed it to track all transfers Made. i told him the bank has records of that he didn't need my personal info and then accused him of being a scammer. He called me and had a heavy foreign accents, sounded Nigerian which I called him on it and all communication stopped.
Names reported:
Frank Williams
Phones reported:
510-698-9490
Web/emails reported:
[email protected]
Identity Theft Risk:

 HIGH RISK  Click here for the explanation.