Company Representative scams, Payment Processing scams and other Employment scams.
#399492 by Sandythescamslayer Thu Oct 31, 2019 6:02 pm
*EXAMPLE OF EMPLOYMENT SCAM EMAIL* : Don't respond to emails like this. Don't contact this person. Don't let them know they are on this site.

Congratulations!
We would like to offer you a position of Investment Consultant to represent the company in the US.
Please read very attentively the information given below and if you are ready to move ahead and accept this job offer, please, put your electronic signature in Employment Contract.

The government requires verifying your employment eligibility before you can start working.
THEREFORE YOU HAVE TO UPLOAD A COPY OR DIGITAL PHOTO OF YOUR ID/DL/PASSPORT.

ABOUT US:
ICO Limited is an independent, privately-owned money management firm serving institutions and affluent individuals primarily in the United Kingdom and now in the USA! We offer a range of ICO and Pre-ICO investments for Venture Investors and Business angels investors. The company seeks to provide its investors with superior risk-adjusted returns in a management structure that closely aligns the interests of investors and managers. The company prides itself on its unparalleled client service, flexible investment approach, and specialized business model.

Proving of Legitimacy!
Check out our company by following the link: https://wck2.companieshouse.gov.uk
Use company number: 04650718, You can find Incorporation certificate in the attached file.

POSITION OVERVIEW:
• Position Title: Investment Consultant
• Job Type: Contract Position for one year with prolongation option
• 1099
• No license required



DUTIES:
1) Attract investments and promote the company's projects in the USA on behalf of the wide variety of development companies.
2) Communication with investors via communication means (e-mail, phone) from any place or device.
3) Writing proposal letters to attract investments for ICO projects and sell their token's.
4) Explaining all the details of the proposed projects
5) Assistance in a choice of the right projects for the investments
6) ensuring the convenient investment methods between investor and project.
7) The database of Investors and Projects will be provided to you
8 ) Online through 9.00am to 5.00pm your time.

SALARY:
• Compensation paid to the Employee for the services rendered by the Employee as required by this Agreement (the "Compensation") will include a monthly base salary with rate $8,000.00 plus an additional commission fee (5%) of the total processed investments.
• This Compensation ($8,000.00) takes place in 30 days after the end of the training period In the case you attract one or more investors who have invested in our projects within a month.
• The commission 5% of attracted investments - is guaranteed right away!
• The training will be remote via control panel, e-mail, and phone.
• Usually, the training period lasts up to 3 working days in the case tasks are not being delayed.

PAYMENT METHOD:
• Direct Deposit/International Wire Transfer

REGULAR BENEFITS:
• Paid holidays, vacation/personal days.
• Commission/Bonus structure
• Free Training

OUR WORKING METHODS:
ICO Limited reviews ICO and Pre-ICO projects and that with the same level of rigor as traditional Venture Capital companies. We screen all offering applicants using specific criteria – an evaluation of suitable risk, a likelihood of profitability, willingness to give up an equity stake in exchange for capital, etc.—and select only the projects that fit a specific profile. The process looks like this:

1. A Company Applies to Offer on ICO Limited:
They provide us with crucial information about the project, team, financials, and a pitch deck summarizing their business.
2. We Perform Institutional Level Due Diligence on the Company: ICO Limited team examines every aspect of a company before it listed on the platform. This includes criminal background checks on the founders, the examination of a company's financial statements, and may even interview a company's investors. It helps us weed out the fraudulent activity and make sure we only select the Project with the best possibility to succeed.
3. We Negotiate with ICO and pre-ICO projects: ICO Limited will negotiate with projects we believe are pricing themselves too high so that our investors get the best value. If a startup doesn't compromise on valuation, they may not get listed.

This year our company is planning to open a representation office in the US.
You have a great chance to prove yourself as a responsible person with a desire to work in a team and promote our services in the US.
My positive feedback on you and your productive work will allow me to recommend you as the manager of our new department.
The career growth can be fast it all depends on you.
We look forward to receiving your acceptance of this offer and to a mutually beneficial relationship.

ICO Limited
Registered in the UK

https://ico-limited.com/
[email protected]

Company ID: 04650718
Head office address: The Control Tower Witchcraft Way,
Norwich, NORFOLK NR13 6GA
USA phone number: +1 (650) 318 5203
UK phone number: +44 (0116) 318 4282


Scam type: this appears to be a bitcoin laundering scam
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#405370 by Knowbetter22 Tue Feb 25, 2020 4:00 pm
I just fell for this . Instead of ico limited it’s Token Capital ltd. Website is token-Capital.net . It’s the same as ico limited . Just different names . Based on your post I’m guessing you didn’t go far with it ?
#405375 by Shushi Tue Feb 25, 2020 9:49 pm
My friend just got a job opportunity in the email he doesn’t remember which website he signed exactly that sent him the job but anyway they introduce the company as a real estate from Europe and that they are paying 3,000 dollars every 2 weeks ..
The position he got was a real estate consultant.. he doesn’t have real estate license so he wasn’t sure why they offered him the job ..
The woman that was in charge of him name is Rita Potak and she never answer her phone but she called him few times ..giving him strange assignments such as real estate report about where we live etc... like why would they hire someone for 6,000$ a month to do something they can just find in google..
He asked me about it I told him to wait and follow Rita’s instructions and if he will see something that doesn’t sound right to just quit and tell her that he is leaving the job..
A week later they really sent him assignment- to deposit a client check into his personal account to take his commission like 6% of check and to transfer the remaining money to them.. this assignment is where we were like “ok here’s the catch” . It’s illegal to deposit a business check to employee private bank account and they probably wanted him to deposit it and when the check return to press him to still send the money he owes them and to threat him ..
So when she asked it he emailed her back saying he won’t do it and please cancel the client check .. she just kept emailing him back that she will file a suit agains him and that he have to follow the instructions since he signed an employment agreement.. she never gave him w9 form or any employer form.. do you think he should be worry about it? For now he just blocked her so I just hope they will stop bothering him anyway I’m glad he told me this from the beginning so I can always tell what happened in case she will really step against him ...
sorry about my english I just hope I could at least make someone who familiar with the company name to avoid contact with them ..
#405406 by Knowbetter22 Wed Feb 26, 2020 1:34 pm
That’s sucks I’m sorry to hear that . Did your friend have out any information? See the mistake i made was as filed a payroll form and all. They still haven’t touched my bank or my credit yet . I still haven’t told them that I know they’re scamming, I just stopped communication . How was the interview process like for your friend ? And did they tell him upfront about checks being deposited?
#405746 by Emy1 Mon Mar 02, 2020 5:11 pm
I also fill the payroll form, and everything was good until I started to ask for my paycheck
#405945 by Knowbetter22 Thu Mar 05, 2020 3:49 pm
Okay . I stopped replying to the manager . And nothing has happened yet . Have you noticed any of your information being messed with ? Like credit and bank information and stuff ?

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