Company Representative scams, Payment Processing scams and other Employment scams.
#75619 by Innocently Mon Nov 28, 2011 1:09 am
Hi,
Can anyone help us please?
Last week, me and a colleague of mine, try to apply from this job site. Fortunately, she was the first one to received an email from the "supposed-to-be" agency, redirected from this so-called company which will hire her as office assistant to UK.
She was able to send some answered online interviews, employment form and contract signed. Then here came the Appointment letter and a attached UK board agency email add which i guessed is not the real email add.

[email protected]

could somebody tell us if its scammer or not? thanks..
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#75622 by AlanJones Mon Nov 28, 2011 2:00 am
Hi Innocently,

Yes it is a scam. Here is the WhoIs information for the domain ukvisas-ukba.org.uk
ukvisas-ukba.org.uk

Registrant:
UK Immigration Centre

Registrant type:
Unknown

Registrant's address:
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Nigeria

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Renewal date: 25-Jan-2013
Last updated: 27-Jan-2011

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Could you post up the emails that your colleague has received so that we can get this domain closed down.

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.
#75623 by Dotti Mon Nov 28, 2011 2:02 am
Your guess is correct.
This is a typical employment scam in which the victim is promised a (nonexistent) job, and sent to a bogus agency address, where he/she will be asked for various "fees" to get a visa, etc.

The address is not associated with the real uk border agency. If you could post an email you or your friends received from that address, with headers (remove your own email address), it will help our site killers in their efforts to get the domain killed.

Please cut off all contact with these scammers. Do not, under any circumstances, send any money.

Need to post photos? http://scamwarners.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=28&t=3219
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#75635 by Innocently Mon Nov 28, 2011 3:33 am
Thank you alanjones and dotti.
At last we were enlightened, and would not want also an opportunity to pass us.
Yes, As I was searching for answers, I came across this site. Good work.
As for the scammers , they are upgrading and reformatting their modus.
I wasnt able to find same letters here.
#75639 by Innocently Mon Nov 28, 2011 4:50 am
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#75640 by Innocently Mon Nov 28, 2011 4:52 am
ONLINE JOB APPLICATION RESPONSE

Dear Applicant,

Warm greetings to you from Aasperon Group Recruitment Agency, we received your application to the advertised vacancy on the internet and we are glad to inform you that your Education Qualification and Experience meet up with one of our registered Europe Based Employer (Greens Horticultures Ltd in UK) requirement for the advertised position. In response to our proposal on your behalf from their end, we were sent the enclosed attachment for you to provide answers to the questions in the attached file as best to your understanding & knowledge.

As a recruitment agency our job is to link job seekers to reputable employer as ordered, hence go through the enclosed attachment and send your answers directly to the Employer Human Resources Department at [email protected] by making your message subject (Vacancy number: VN-49-11-2011) and be informed that this job opening is only available in Bristol City, United Kingdom and any corresponding applicant must be willing to relocate to UK and can start immediately.


Note: Company Sponsorship and Accommodation are available for successful applicants.

Best of Luck!

Best Regards,
Human Resources Management,
Aasperon Manpower Pte Limited.
13 Neythal Road, Singapore 628579.
#75641 by Innocently Mon Nov 28, 2011 4:56 am
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#75642 by Innocently Mon Nov 28, 2011 4:57 am
Dear Applicant,

We acknowledge your response to the Online Interview Questions and we would subject you to fill the enclosed Employment Application Form attachment file in PDF format to proceed on your application with us. Be informed that this file must be printed and filled in your hand writing and signature with a BLUE or BLACK Pen ink and you are required to submit the filled form within the filled scanned copies within the next 24hrs of receiving.

Important Note: Application that doesn't arrive before time due is subjected to auto refusal and may result in disqualification of such applicant.

Regards,
Human Resources Management,
Green Horticulture Ltd United Kingdom.


Dear Applicant,

We are totally impressed with your performance so far as your Education Qualifications and Experiences suit our requirements and we do belief you could be an asset to our ever growing organization. Attach above is the recruiting Employment Contract Agreement Form in PDF format. Kindly download, print and go through it carefully. You are subjected to sign below the Employment contract if only you agree with the terms and Law of the company and get back to us with a neat scanned copy of both forms within the next 24 hours of receiving. Failure to meet up with the time given, application will be cancel immediately without prior notification.

Regards,
Mr. Davis Ledgerwood,
Human Resources Manager,
Green Horticulture Ltd United Kingdom.


Dear XXXXXXX,

We are pleased and overwhelmed to confirm your Offer of Appoint as we believe your knowledge, skills and experience will be among our most valuable assets. Enclosed is your Letter of Appointment Signed by the Managing Director of this company, you are required to print, sign and return a neat scanned copy back to us within the time due as mention in the Letter and so also at the same time, you are to contact the United Kingdom Immigration Home Office with a neat scanned copy of the signed letter of appointment to proceed on your application VISA application only if you agree with the entire Terms and Conditions of the company.

Contact the United Kingdom Border Immigration Head Quarter Visa processing department at the enclosed detailed address with your signed Letter Of Appointment (scanned and email)

We have also written to the UK Border Agency for your VISA application and also we will submitting all necessary requirement base on the company sponsorship for the processing of your Traveling documents within the next 24hrs, we wait to receive from their end your Approved Certificate Of Sponsorship (COS) which guarantee the Government awareness of your migration to United Kingdom to come and work as a Staff of this company but this certificate (COS) will not be release to us until you apply for your VISA in their Home Office as instructed above.


Hence we wait further update from your End as you contact the UK BA and also we wait to welcome you into our ever developing Organization soonest.

Congratulations!!!

Regards,
Mr. Davis Ledgerwood,
Human Resources Manager,
Green Horticulture Ltd United Kingdom.
#75644 by AlanJones Mon Nov 28, 2011 5:02 am
Don't worry about the forms, but could you post the email that actually gives the visa office email address.

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.
#75658 by Innocently Mon Nov 28, 2011 7:32 am
its in pdf file... we downloaded it and opened and so with the letter of appointment...


UK BA APPLICATION FOR NON-EEA Tier 2
VISA IMMIGRANTS
© 2011 United Kingdom Border Agency, Surrey, United Kingdom. All Rights Reserved
UK BORDER AGENCY CONTACT INFO
United Kingdom Immigration Bureau Home Office:
Address:
UK Border Agency, Lunar House, 40 Wellesley
Road, Croydon, Surrey, United Kingdom.
Visa Application Unit email address:
[email protected]
#75661 by sameersthakur Mon Nov 28, 2011 8:11 am
Hi Guys,

Even i received the same mails, there is no difference between mails received by you & me.

1 :- One thing i have noticed that is, if you submit your queries they will never answer. They will just send diff-diff mails.

2 :- If you do Google search for address which is mentioned in "Appointment Letter" (Aasperon Pte Limited -Totterdown Bridge Trading Estate, Albert Road, London BS2 0XH, United Kingdom) you will not find any Aasperon offices located in London-Uk.

Please confirm what salary they have offered you. I received £5000 per month.

Please post on salary part as well. If we received same offer then consider this as Scam Mail.

Regards,
Sam Thaku
#75663 by AlanJones Mon Nov 28, 2011 8:15 am
Details received from 'visa agency'

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@sameersthakur - It is a scam no question about it. The only way that you can apply for a visa to the UK is in person at the embassy/consulate in your country.

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.
#75671 by Innocently Mon Nov 28, 2011 8:40 am
@sameersthakur .... actually the quoted salary is £5800 per month.
Free accomodations, meal& entertainment in total to £1200 per month. Too good to be true, isnt it? googled the salary rate for Bristol as office assistant would only be 1200 to 1600/mo. :D

Anyway, they are already in some jobsites with agencies posted around the world. Googled it.

Hope no one will fall victim of this scammer.

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