Scam Email received November 30, 2020 from firstname.lastname@example.org
JOB OFFER – email@example.com
Hello, My name is Jim Gerken Owner and Chief Recruiting Officer here at Norwalk Furniture. In light of the COVID-19 Pandemic, We have decided to employ contract staffs that will be working from home, We are taking precautionary measures to contain the spread of the virus without affecting our daily business operations. We are seeking Sales Representatives that will handle our numerous clientele demands and finances in your region.Our company plans to create employment for about 15,000 people across North America within the third quarter of 2020. Our vision is to improve the standard of living during this Pandemic and reduce the unemployment rate. We&re currently seeking Sales Representatives to carry out this project with us. This&s a legitimate job offer and our attorneys will be happy to provide you with more information.Furthermore, Your duties as our Sales Rep / Book Keeper are as follows: • Receive and Disbursement of payments in our name• Perform official assignment to detail/ instruction• Up to date inventories of payment made to you and payment made out to us.Type: Part-TimeHours: 4 Hours per week Days: 3 days per weekWeekly Pay: $650.00Kindly reply to this ad if you&ll be interested in working as our sales rep with the information below:Full Names:Mailing Address:Phone Number:Age / Date of Birth:Sex:Present Job (If Any)Regards,Jim Gerken Owner/ Chief recruiting officerNorwalk Furniture. firstname.lastname@example.org
The above email is a scam. If you still think is legitimate, but you’re still concerned, then follow these steps:
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