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 Post subject: New Caregiver (employment scam)
PostPosted: Sat May 07, 2011 10:37 am 
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I had applied for a part time Caregiver position, and here is a job offer (scam offer) I received...

(This clown has basically hired me from just an emailed cover letter/resume to take care of his 140 pound, 5 ft 8 in SISTER. Who, (in their right mind) would hire a total stranger to come into their home and take care of a loved one, even offer them a place to LIVE without checking references, criminal background, meeting them face to face, or even talking to them over the phone. What an idiot!! I could be some whacked out freak, thief, serial killer...whatever.) By the way...why wouldn't she speak good English, with her last name being Lowe and she's from Philly? Northern accents aren't that hard to understand. These scammers kill me :lol:



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John Lowe to me
show details 4:48 AM (6 hours ago)


Good Morning

I have received your response,My sister will be coming from
Philadelphia,Pa.And she will be moving on 25th of May 2011.She is
24years, Her name is Jessica.14olbs and 5.8ft. She speaks English
Fluently.We really need you to be honest and thrustworthy in the
work.Your work are basis are:

- You are to be checking on My Sister at least 4 times in a week for
proper caring and to know how well about her health and i think you
have little medical experience.
- You will be earning $500 for 1 week of handling this work properly.
- You will be driving her to hospital when she need arise for
propermedical check up at least once in a month and if you don't know
how to drive, you will hire a car.
- Your working days will be Mon,Wednesday, Friday and Saturday.

You will have to prescribe the convenient hrs during each of this days
which will not affect your other regular work as this will be a part
time work for you and if you want to live with her in the house for
other assistance there will be no problem.So kindly provide me your
full name and mailing address so that we can ensure the housing agent
get her an apartment which will be more closer to your house and I
hope about 10 miles will not be too far from you.Also we will be
paying you the first week wages upfront via a Certified Check because
you will help her to get some medical tools like one touch basic
machine,acu-check machine and test trips in any nearest pharmacy store
around. So I want you to get back with the following details so that
we can ensure you are ready for the work.


1. Full Name
2. Mailing Address,
3. City
4. State and Zip Code
5. Phone Number
6.Age and marital status.



I will be sending you her living address very soon so that you will
know where you will be working.I will give you her living address once
the rental agent find her a suitable house. I will be awaiting your
email soonest and we can proceed as you can understand that the date
is getting approach.



Thanks.


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 Post subject: Re: New Caregiver (employment scam)
PostPosted: Tue May 31, 2011 5:10 pm 
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Hi, My wife got hit with this one too, basically the same word for word, except where the sister is from.

Things progressed on this one until they actually shipped via UPS a check for $2500.00. Of course, my wife didn't do anything with the check over the weekend and the following monday got a threat that the FBI will be knocking on our door because it looks to them like she is going to "keep" the money. We were advised by our local police to simply delete all email, shred all pertaining documents (and the check), and block the email addy of the perp.


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 Post subject: Re: New Caregiver (employment scam)
PostPosted: Mon Jun 13, 2011 12:35 pm 
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I got the same email!! this guy thinks he's slick and all any idiots would've believed him!!! Spelling and Grammers are all wrong!! Why would an employee asks for your informations AGAIN when he "allready looked at your resume and cover letter". You know what's funny I didn't replied to any job postings that's related to this field. For some reason this idiot got my email from a job website or something. His email is "michealloe@gmail.com" this dumbfuck couldn't even spell his name and the subject name correctly! Subject says "Amada Chery re Hiring Caregivers". Freaken scammers, no life ppl!! Get a damn job/career and make some real monies! They couldn't even spell!! If I was going to scam millions of people I would've done a better job than this. Freaken Idiots!! :evil:


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 Post subject: Re: New Caregiver (employment scam)
PostPosted: Wed Jul 06, 2011 2:24 pm 
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I dont understand how this can be a scam...? what are they getting out of it.? there just wasting there time to send people false checks so the people can get in trouble by the FBI.?


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 Post subject: Re: New Caregiver (employment scam)
PostPosted: Wed Jul 06, 2011 7:28 pm 
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Hatescam8716 wrote:
I dont understand how this can be a scam...? what are they getting out of it.? there just wasting there time to send people false checks so the people can get in trouble by the FBI.?



This scam works because sadly some people will cash the check and send some ot the "money" via money wire transfer to either the scammer or someone else the scammer is working with. When the bank realizes the check is fake the person who deposited it will have to pay the money back to the bank.

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 Post subject: Re: New Caregiver (employment scam)
PostPosted: Sun Nov 06, 2011 2:37 am 
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I actually came across this scam and linked it to your forum Lol. I told them that all I had was a scooter and if I could take the sister to the hospital on it. I then told them that I have had several DWI's and lost my drivers license and that I like to drink on the job and if its ok.

They responded that "You should do what your professional" ??????????

I love messing with them.


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