PDM Forwarding Reports & Reviews (1)
Victim Location 75235
Type of a scam Employment
'Jelena' from 'PDM Forwarding' sent me an email today claiming she found my resume 'through recruiting agency' and proceeded in offering gainful employment as a part- time "Control Inspector". I would receive packages in the mail(appliances, etc) that needed to be inspected for quality and packaging conditions, then mail them off again and I would receive 2-2,500 in compensation, along with bonuses.
Immediately, I knew this was a scam. The giveaway was the poor grammar of the message, coupled with the informal format of the email, the mystery company and the hefty compensation offered. No employer is going to hire via email, especially without having an interview, or screening references. Also, the large amount of compensation plus bonuses, all seem too generous for such an amateur data- entry type of job.
Please see original email transcript below(My name has been blocked out, all other text unedited):
-------Jelena Jimenez [email protected] via exeter.ac.uk
Hello C***a A***y,
We at PDM Forwarding came upon your resume through recruiting agency. We have a vacancy of a part time Control Inspector.
Selected candidates will obtain a position immediately. The open vacancy is part-time with flexi time.
Movement: is notneeded.
Requirements we have: experience with kitchen and domestic appliances, must be a computer savvy, available printer and scanner, must be trustworthy person,
be able to pay attention to details. The job will be taking about 3-4 hrs per day..
The merchandise will be delivered to your home address. You will need to examing the products and packaging conditions and present a short report with pictures.
Salary will depend on the number of packages and varies from US$ 2,350.00 to 2,500.00 + supplementary bonuses.
Please contact us if you would like obtain this job.
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