I answered this ad on employed online: http://www.employed-online.com
The title of the message post was Online Store Evaluators Jobhttp://www.employed-online.com/feed/search.php?d=1740
This is the email I got back from them:
Adecco Group <firstname.lastname@example.org>
date Tue, Aug 4, 2009 at 3:31 PM
subject RE: I would like to apply for your position.
hide details Aug 4 (2 days ago)
Hello Mystery Shopper,
Thank you for your swift e-mail response , Your information has been accepted and imputed into our database. Your assignment shall be as follows;
You are to shop at Wal-Mart and give a report on customer service, quality of product, and cleanliness of the establishment. I hope there is a Wal-Mart store in your area. Money will be provided for you to shop..
1. You will also ascertain the ease of sending Money Gram from Wal-Mart.
2. You will also be paid a commission of $200 for your assignments
3 We are going to send you a check or making a wire transfer to you for the assignments.
4. You are not to use any money from your pocket.
5. I need you to Confirm the following information below,
This is a reply email address: email@example.com
that they have listed from the ad on http://www.employed-online.com
Note: PLEASE ALWAYS MAKE SURE YOU ARE ALWAYS CLOSE TO YOUR PHONE TO ANSWER IT AND ALSO CHECKING YOUR EMAILS REGULARLY BECAUSE THIS HAS A LOT TO DO WITH COMMUNICATION.
After shopping at Wal-Mart, you will send the balance through Money Gram so as to ascertain the ease of on-line and instant transfers as against check and money orders. Adequate information will be provided as to where to send the balance as soon as payment arrives.
Let me know if you can handle this. I await your reply.
Dear mystery shopper,
We are very happy to inform you that a payment has been sent to you via ups courier service with tracking #1Z2F9T340196574551 . You will receive it this morning. As soon as you have the check, proceed to your bank to get it cashed then proceed with your assignment as a mystery shopper. All you need to do is go to any walmart of your choice and carry out your evaluation by recording any flaws noticed during your shopping time at the store. Deduct $200 commission covering costs to be spent at Walmart and extra $200 for your work making the sum of $400, when you are done proceed to moneygram but it is better to use the money gram service around you. Please have it at the back of your mind that no staff of the store you are evaluating should know you are a mystery shopper. Below is the name and address of the Mystery shopper whom You have to transfer the funds to so that she can continue with her Evaluation . Be aware that money gram is going to charge you a token to get this money sent, deduct the money gram charges from the balance you have with you after deducting your own commission and get the remaining transferred.
REMIT FUNDS TO:
Miss Hillary Brandon
73 Wanderer Drive
As soon as you are done with the transfer get back to us with the details below:
1. Sender's name and Address as used to fill the Money Gram form.
2. Total Amount sent
3. Transfer Reference Code.
Send me a copy of the Money Gram transaction as soon as you are done with the transfer.
I will wait to hear from you...
Within a day they sent the check right away, I did not cash the check. The check says it's from
NACCO Materials Handling Group, Inc.
From: 1400 Sullivan Dr. , Greenville North Carolina, 27834http://www.nmhg.com/
The bank were the check is coming from is One Mellon Bank:
One Mellon Bank Center,
Pittsburg PA, 15259- 0003
Date Check Mailed: 8/5/09 with check number at the top right hand corner: 5885
Check and Routing Number: 5885|:043000261|:0917353
At the very top of the check it says: THIS DOCUMENT HAS A COLORED BACKGROUND AND MICROPRINTING. THE REVERSE SIDE INCLUDES AN ARTIFICIAL WATERMARK.
I Then went on to ask the man were was he from and he said New York.
Can I just shrewd this fake check because I know its a scam, or can I just send it to the bank listed on the check.