Company Representative scams, Payment Processing scams and other Employment scams.
#384107 by Joseph Tobias Thu Apr 11, 2019 8:47 pm
Dolphin Hotel
32-34 Norfolk Square,
London, W2 1RS
England
United Kingdon


Our Ref: DOSH-LCH-RC-2019/447MZ


Dear,

This is to officially confirm the receipt of your signed Employment Agreement. The entire board members and management of Dolphin Hotel are very pleased to have you as part of this great establishment. The entire board members and management heartily congratulate you on the success of your job application. We do hope that you will put in your best to ensure the steady growth of this company.

However, employees who are Non-Citizen and Non-Resident in the United Kingdom are required to proceed with the application, processing and procurement of all required legal immigration documents. This is in accordance with the amendment to the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act of 2006, effective from 29 February, 2008. All employees seeking to live and work in the United Kingdom who are currently Non-Citizen and Non-Resident in the United Kingdom are required to provide proof of the Right to Live and Work in the United Kingdom. In line with Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act of 2006, it is required that all employees who are Non-Citizen and Non-Resident in the United Kingdom obtain all necessary immigration particulars to enable them live and work legally here in the United Kingdom.

In accordance with the British Constitution of 1963 reform section 102 Act Decree 881 of the Federal Law of Immigration, it is the duty of any Foreign Contractor/Agent/Employee to pay responsibly for the procurement and acquisition of his/her Foreign Affairs Certificate, Expatriate Work Permit, Workers Registration Scheme and National Insurance. According to the Law, the Employer will take the responsibility of obtaining Flight Ticket and Visa Application fee, DER Expatriates Quota Approval Charge in relevant categories (if required) for the Employee while the Employee will carter for his/her Foreign Affairs Certificate, Expatriate Work Permit, Workers Registration Scheme and National Insurance.

In view of the above, We contacted our Immigration Consultant of the UK Immigration Consultants as to enable them solicit on your behalf here at the Home office Headquarters of the UK Visas and Immigration. However, our Immigration Consultant will contact you via email to provide you with all necessary information relating to the application, processing and procurement of all the required immigration documents and also give you step by step guidelines on how to successfully apply and procure all required legal immigration documents needed for you to be able to legally live and work here in the United Kingdom. You are advised to frequently check your email (including spam folder) and respond to them in due time. Please note that due to time factor among other reasons, all immigration documents will be processed here at the Home Office Headquarters of the UK Visas and Immigration.

Charlse Coleman of the UK Immigration Consultants has been our affiliate Immigration Consultant for over a decade now and he has been assisting all our foreign employees who are Non-Citizen and Non-Resident in the United Kingdom to apply, process and procure all immigration documents required to enable them live and work here in the United Kingdom. We advice that you cooperate fully with our Immigration Consultant to enable him provide you with all the needed assistance to ensure the swift application, processing and approval of all your required immigration documents.

In keeping to our promise to fully support you in acquiring your immigration documents, Dolphin Hotel shall shoulder all cost relating to the processing and approval of your Visa (NON-EU), DER Expatriates Quota Approval Charges and also carter for your Flight Ticket. Any other cost of obtaining documents not mentioned above will be paid by you.

This means that processing of the supporting immigration documents not mentioned above are the sole responsibility of the employee. However, the cost of your Visa and Prepaid Flight Ticket will been undertaken by the Management. You are only required to pay for the cost of other supporting documents. The reason for this personal processing of Immigration Documents by employee, is due to the fact that in the past after processing the documents for some employee they don't show up for their job duty, where by incurring cost for the company. You are to bear some of your travel documents processing expenses upfront to prove your seriousness and commitment to work with our reputable organization. We therefore advice you to carry on every due processing with our immigration consultant for the procurement of your Immigration Document. Also remember that as stated in the contract, any Expenses you make on the process of registering your documents shall be refunded back to you on joining us as soon as you submit your expenses report.

I advise that you proceed with the processing of your immigration documents to enable you resume your duties in due time. Also note that as clearly stated in the Employment Agreement "One months’ salary (inclusive of all Travel/Relocation Allowances & Benefits) shall be paid in advance before Employee relocates to Primary Job Location after confirmation of procurement and verification of all required employment and immigration documents. All payments of salary after assumption of duty in the United Kingdom shall be paid 100% into a bank account to be provided by the Employee. This is in line with the United Kingdom Expatriate Financial Statutory Laws. The Employer shall reimburse the Employee in full amount for all reasonable expenses incurred during the process of travel and procurement of immigration documents and any other required certification. You are strongly advised to keep original receipts and evidence of payment(s) made before arrival in the United Kingdom as reimbursement applications made without receipt or evidence of payment shall be denied".

Your response to the above directive is needed urgently. If we do not receive a confirmation from our Immigration Consultant within the next seven working days that you have commenced with the processing of your documents, we will immediately withdraw our job offer to you as we have some other qualified applicant applying for the same position that has been offered to you.

For further inquiries and detailed information relating to your job status please do not hesitate to contact us immediately via email or call the number below and we shall respond to all your questions.
+44 116 326 1722


Regards
Aldrich Culbert
Human Resources Manager
Dolphin Hotel


UK Immigration Consultants
135 Commercial Rd,
Whitechapel,
London E1 1PX,
United Kingdom


ATTN:

UK Immigration Consultants is a truly global company, formed by the merger of immigration leaders of all continents and the internal expansion. UK Immigration Consultants can boast of over 60,000 successful immigration cases completed worldwide over our collective history and hundreds of years of immigration experience on staff. UK Immigration Consultants is now one of the largest immigration firms worldwide and a clear leader in technology and service innovation.

This email is in reference to the application and issuance of all immigration documents required for you to legally live and work in the United Kingdom. We have been contacted by your employer, Dolphin Hotel, in this regard and they have sent to us your Letter of Sponsorship and Employment Contract in accordance with the amendment to the Immigration, Asylum, and Nationality Act 2006, effective from 29 February 2008 which clearly stated that all employee seeking to work in the United Kingdom who are currently Non-Resident in the United Kingdom are required to provide proof of the Right to Work in the United Kingdom. Herewith are detailed information regarding the application and processing of all required immigration documents.

We currently act for over 50 multinational corporations, taking in almost every area of commercial activity is an indication of our flexibility, adaptability and success in meeting the varied immigration needs of the corporate world's growing, diverse business immigration service needs. Our founders, principals and professional immigration talent are recognized as opinion leaders internationally. Moreover, UK Immigration Consultants acts exclusively as the preferred immigration services provider to international relocation companies, top ranking accounting practices and international law firms..

Your employer Dolphin Hotel have asked us to contact you on requisite information required to process supporting documents that would aid your travel down to your duty location to resume duties in record time. However included herewith are details and information regarding procurement of your travel documents and other supporting documents.

Dolphin Hotel has mandated us to procure as well as process your relevant travel documents, immigration particulars and other supporting documents to facilitate your travel to United Kingdom for commencement of work in due time. With respect to the requirements and certifications and other supporting documents to be acquired, we wish to inform you of the Department of Expatriate Resources (DER) requirements which states that all expatriates who intend to work in United Kingdom must have attained all DER Certifications in various categories with respect to their contract engagements.

The reason for the review of this policy as communicated by the DER is to ensure that expatriates without Letter of Contract do not have to travel down to United Kingdom for any other reason other than the primary aim of commencement of work as required.

The DER Certifications will cost you the following:

1. DER Application Form/Approval - £144.00GBP
2. Flight Ticket and Visa Application fee - £920.00GBP (will be paid by Dolphin Hotel)
Work/Resident Permits Registration fees:
(a) Expatriate Work Permit - £260.38GBP
(b) Foreign Affairs Certification - £150.10GBP
(c) Workers Registration Scheme (WRS) - £100.80GBP
(d) National Insurance (N.I) - £105.50GBP
3. DER Expatriates Quota Approval Charge in relevant categories £197.63GBP (will be paid by Dolphin Hotel)

Total £760.78GBP (To be paid by you)

Please note that the cost of Visa and Prepaid Flight Tickets has been undertaken by your employer also.

This will enable us commence and finalize all your necessary Work Permit/Visa and registration of documents as we need to reach out to our contact in your embassy for immediate procurement of your visa and other supporting documents in record time.

As a result of time constraint for expatriates owing to the work commencement date, we ensure that you forward the information needed for the procurement of your required documents and thereafter we shall inform you on prompt.

Payment Procedures for All Permits Charges:

This would enable us initiate procurement of requisite documents which should be through by a week time if we receive all information after which documents (Hard Copy Agreement Letter, Prepaid Flight Ticket) would be packaged and sent to you via Courier Service Speed Delivery to enable you travel down to your duty location to resume duties in record time. You will also have to indicate in your response, the convenient hours to receive package on procurement to enable us make appropriate adjustments with the Courier Service.

However as regards your payment, the UK Visas and Immigration have instructed that all payment should be made directly to them.The UK Visas and Immigration have instructed that application and processing charges should be made via International Wire Transfer (MoneyGram or Westren Union Money Transfer). Transfer should be made with your name in the payment receipt as the sender. The money transfer should be made payable to their Accredited Account Officer (as the receiver) with the details stated below:

ACCREDITED ACCOUNT OFFICER:
Receiver: MR. Daniel Bricks
Address: 135 Commercial Rd, Whitechapel, London E1 1PX, United Kingdom

You will be required to scan and send immediately copies of the following:

1.An address reachable by courier services for documents delivery
2. Application Forms that are attached to this email.
3. A copy of International Passport or National Identity Card.
4. Proof of payment (payment receipt)

Other immigration formalities as well as travel tickets will be provided by Dolphin Hotel, and delivered alongside with your relevant documents and other supporting documents (Contract Engagement Documents after endorsement)

Note that processing of requisite documents takes 3-7 working days, and as soon it has been completed, we shall furnish to the British High Commission in your country as regard to update of schedule of your meeting with the British High Commission in your country for formal verification.

NOTE: If there is any part of this information that you do not understand perfectly, please do contact us immediately via email or contact your employer and we will get back to you Immediately with all the necessary information required.

As soon as we receive your filled forms and scan copy of your Proof of payment (payment receipt), we will immediately effect the processing of your documents. Do get back to us in due time. You should also be informed that you are required to fill and send these forms as soon as possible to enable us commence the processing of your immigration documents in due time. We hope that you do understand the content of this email and act as instructed.

Regards
Charlse Coleman
Processing Officer
UK Immigration Consultants
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#384109 by AlanJones Thu Apr 11, 2019 11:38 pm
What are the email addresses they are using?

Please do not tell scammers that they are listed here - it will take them seconds to change their fake details and their new details will not be listed for any future victims to find.
#384118 by AlanJones Fri Apr 12, 2019 6:24 am
The email addresses confirm that it is a scam - they are both free email addresses, which are not something that a ligitimate company or Government department would be using.

Please do not tell scammers that they are listed here - it will take them seconds to change their fake details and their new details will not be listed for any future victims to find.

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