Company Representative scams, Payment Processing scams and other Employment scams.
#94280 by alejandroqg Wed Apr 04, 2012 12:59 pm
Hi, I want to share a scam I was just involved in. Everything seemed very strange and easy, that´s why I searched and researched and saw here posted very similar scams. I was looking for a job at www.infoempleo.com and OCCmundial.com and saw this add posted:

Finance Manager Virgin Islands
Oferta de empleo como Finance Manager en First Bank VI, Virgin Islands

Esta oferta ya no admite más candidaturas pero tenemos mas ofertas de trabajo en FINANZAS, CONTABILIDAD, AUDITORÍA -

Empresa
[First Bank VI]
First Bank VI

First Bank currently operates a total of 140 service facilities throughout Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, the British Virgin Islands, Barbados, and Florida, including subsidiaries Money Express, First Truck & Car Rental, FirstBank Insurance Agency, Inc., FirstBank Insurance Agency Virgin Islands, Inc., First Trade, Inc., and First Express. As the largest consumer and commercial banks in the Virgin Islands and the second largest commercial bank in Puerto Rico, FirstBank Virgin Islands is always there to meet the challenges of the future.
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Finance Manager
Fecha: 07/03/2012
Lugar: Virgin Islands - - Estados Unidos
Puestos vacantes: 1
Referencia 1412915
Funciones:

Salary and career prospects $150,000 - $170,000

First Bank currently operates a total of 140 service facilities throughout Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, the British Virgin Islands, Barbados, and Florida, including subsidiaries Money Express, First Truck & Car Rental, FirstBank Insurance Agency, Inc., FirstBank Insurance Agency Virgin Islands, Inc., First Trade, Inc., and First Express. As the largest consumer and commercial banks in the Virgin Islands and the second largest commercial bank in Puerto Rico, FirstBank Virgin Islands is always there to meet the challenges of the future.

First Bank Virgin Islands is accepting applications for the position of Finance Manager, located in the Virgin Islands, U.S.

Reporting into the Senior Manager your initial responsibilities will centre around:-



Requisitos:

Reporting to and working closely with the General Manager, you will be responsible for managing the entire finance function and assisting the business to realize its strategic objectives. Specific responsibilities will include (but are not limited to):

• Managing the statutory returns including company and payroll tax
• Cash flow reporting and management
• Monthly Balance Sheet Reconciliations including preparation and posting of accruals and prepayments
• Development and preparation of the Monthly Management/Board Pack
• Managing the weekly payroll and the Accounts Payable and Receivable functions
• Ad-hoc duties as directed and required by the General Manager
• Building and developing an administration/finance function and team in line with corporate growth targets
• Developing and implementing process improvement initiatives and robust reporting framework

I sent my Resume and after 2 weeks I got an email and a contract:

CONTRACT REF: FBVI/ BFDP/ 2012
APPLICANT ID#: XXXXXX
FOR THE ATTENTION (my name)
This is to inform you that your qualification is found suitable for the job. Respect to
this, you are required to go through our contract terms and agreement and if
acceptable, you are required to sign and return it by email attachment and contact
us immediately for further directives.
NOTE: Candidates are chosen based on experience and previous
work/qualifications, First bank provides three weeks training and development
opportunities before the commencement of duties.
AURELIO ALEMAN (Chief Executive Officer)
PLACEMENT TERMS FOR FINANCE MANAGER
1.0 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY:
First bank offers to employ your services as finance manager.
Other Requirements are as defined below.
1.1 Employment requirements:
Prior to employment or commencement of Services, the Employee shall provide
Employer with the following:
U.S working/residence permit.
This is in line with the statuary law of the US Ministry of Interior, in compliance
with the U.N. Terrorism Act.
However, employees who do not presently posses their valid Residence/Work
Permits papers and Visa, you are to make contact with our nominated travel
company “WD Travel ” address given below for directives and assistance on the
acquisition and procurement of their US entry clearance/visa, valid residence, work
permits papers and air-ticket.
WD Travel
21C Strand Street,
Frederiksted, St. Croix VI, 00840
E-mail: [email protected]
2.0 CONSULTING PERSONNEL:
You shall be expected to work with a team of prime experienced Professional.
3.0 ENTITLEMENTS:
All salary and expense figures shall be in United States Dollars.
4.0 SALARY:
Salary per annum $134,046.00 (after tax). Work time shall be 40 hours, 5 days work
schedule in a week.
Work exceeding the stipulated 40hrs, 5 day work week shall be paid an overtime
sum at the hourly rate of $125.00.
5.0 EXPENSES:
Expenses incurred by the employee related to job before commencement of duties
will be substantiated with receipts and the employee will be reimbursed by the
employer not later than Seven (7) working days after submission of employee’s
expense report and receipts.
5.1 LODGING:
The employer will provide for first class accommodation. Accommodation shall be
of first class international standard. Finance manager shall be eligible for Quality
single or family housing in company communities, and will be required to apply
during the job processing which shall be issued on employer discretion only as
necessitated by employee eligibility.
5.2 TRAVEL:
$3,000.00 (three thousand) flat rate travel/entertainment allowance shall be paid to
employee by employer for each intercontinental trip. Travel shall be by business
class/first class.
However for the purpose of commencement, the cost of travel ticket shall be paid in
addition to travel/entertainment allowance. Cost shall be substantiated and shall be
the rate charged at the period/time preceding purchase.
5.3 MEALS:
An extra $40.00 per diem/day shall be paid to cover for meals throughout the
contract duration.
5.4 MOVING EXPENSES:
The employee will be reimbursed by the employer for reasonable moving expense
incurred only as a result of relocation or early termination of leases, storage
charges, procurement of travel documents, immunizations etc. Reimbursements
shall be paid not more than Seven (7) working days from submission of report/and
receipts as proof of payments.
5.5 MEDICAL EXPENSES:
Employer will provide the employee with comprehensive health care for the term of
contract, and follow-on care for injuries suffered during the term of contract.
5.6 OTHER ALLOWANCES AND/OR BENEFITS:
Monetary aspects shall be provided for as deemed appropriate, and will be paid by
employer.
• An open-ended contract with high savings potential
• Personal effects shipment and excess baggage allowances
• Access to some of the finest expatriate social and recreational facilities in the U.S.
5.7 VACATION:
Employees shall be authorized three weeks of paid vacation twice during the term of
the contract, to be used at the employee’s discretion after duly informing and
receiving approval from employer’s management.
Employer will pay for travel expenses (i.e. flight tickets) and flat rate travel
allowance of $3,000.00.
6.0 MOBILIZATIONS:
The first monthly salary shall be paid in advance along with other pre resumption
benefits stipulated in contract upon arrival.
ARTICLE 1: CONTRACT PERIOD
The contract period shall be for Three hundred and sixty days (360) days or for
such time required for the execution of contract, whichever is less. This is with effect
from 7th of May, 2012 when the contractor/consultant assumes duties on project site.
ARTICLE 2: ASSIGNMENT
3.1 The CONTRACTOR shall not assign or transfer any or all of its rights,
responsibilities or obligation under this Agreement without the prior written
consent of “First bank ", which consent shall not be unreasonably withheld.
However, " First bank " shall be entitled without such consent to assign the transfer
of any or all of its rights, responsibilities, obligations and liabilities under this
Agreement to any affiliate of " First bank " or its co-ventures subject to prior
written notification.
ARTICLE 3: INDEMNITY
The CONTRACTOR agrees to indemnify and hereby indemnifies “First bank” in
respect of all third party claims arising from the performance of this contract.
ARTICLE 4: FORCE MAJEURE
5.1 notwithstanding anything herein stated, neither party shall be considered in
default in the performance of its obligations under this Agreement as a result of
Force Majeure.
The term "Force Majeure" shall include but not limited to Act of God, War, Nation
wide strike, Lockout, Riot and Civil Commotion. A strike or Lockout embarked
upon by only the CONTRACTOR’S personnel shall not be deemed to be included in
this term.
5.2 If an interruption of work occurs as a result of "Force Majeure" for up to seven
(7) days, 70% of the basic daily fees shall be paid as standby.
However, if such suspension results in CONTRACTOR not being able to perform
its duties for more than seven (7) days, then “First bank " may at its option elect to
continue the implementation of this Agreement at adjusted standby rates to be
negotiated by " First bank " and CONTRACTOR or to terminate the contract.
ARTICLE 5: TERMINATION
6.1 This Agreement may be terminated: -
(i) If the services stated in Article 1 and are not rendered satisfactorily.
(ii) If the duration of the Agreement stated in Article 2 expires and no extension has
been given.
(iii) Under Force Majeure as stated in Article 7.0
ARTICLE 6: DEFAULT OF CONTRACTOR
7.1 In the event of default by CONTRACTOR or non-compliance by
CONTRACTOR with the terms and conditions of this Agreement, notice shall be
given by “First bank " to CONTRACTOR specifying areas of default and
CONTRACTOR shall have ten (10) calendar days to rectify to " First bank "
satisfaction, the said default(s). If CONTRACTOR does not rectify to “First bank s"
satisfaction, the said default(s) within ten (10) days of receipt of the notice,” First
bank “may proceed with termination of this Agreement subject only to settlement of
all payments due and outstanding at the time of termination.
ARTICLE 7: ADDRESSES FOR NOTICE
All notices and other communication required to be given hereunder by one party to
the other shall be in writing and shall be sufficiently given if sent by post, mail
attachment, faxed or delivered by hand to the addresses hereunder.
THE CONTRACT ADMINISTRATOR
FIRST BANK
4001 RAPHUNE HILL ROAD,
ST. THOMAS, VI 00802 USA
ARTICLE 8: ENTIRE AGREEMENT
This Agreement embodies the entire understanding of the parties hereto and any
prior representation or arrangements are hereby superseded.
ARTICLE 9: ATTESTATION
I HAVE READ AND AGREED TO THE FIRST BANK TERMS OF SERVICE
AND POLICY.
NAME: …………………………………………………………
ADDRESS: …………………………………………………….
SIGNATURE: …………………………………………………
DATE: ………………………………………………………….
Official use:
SIGNED AND DELIVERED FOR AND ON BEHALF OF:
FIRST BANK
BY:
SIGNATURE
CONTRACT ADMINISTRATOR
FIRST BANK

Be careful, WD travel at St. Croix VI is the scammer. [email protected]
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