Job and Recruiting Emails: PromoGroup
Have you received an recruiting email like the ones below, claiming to be from
We have yet to hear from A SINGLE PERSON who has received a job through them. If you have received a job through PromoGroup or the others above, or have anything positive to say about them - PLEASE WRITE US! So far, all we have seen is very suspicious, at best.
CFR RECOMMENDS THAT YOU DO NOT GIVE THEM ANY PERSONAL INFORMATION UNTIL WE CAN CONFIRM MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THEM!
According to at least one website, a man using multiple aliases, most commonly variations of Difrawi or Defrawy, is behind many of these fake jobs emails. See this page for more information: http://www.klaasdevriesjr.nl/k-files/talentrock/instant_human_resources_instanthumanresources_usa_voice_usavoice_ask_america_askamerica_goodgradezone_goodgradesnow.htm
We can not independently validate these accusations, but they certainly are prevalent on the internet. RipOffReport.com ( http://www.ripoffreport.com/reports/0/101/ripoff0101448.htm ) and others (http://www.dynamoo.com/diary/alec-defrawy-july-07.htm ) also identify this "Defrawy" as a kingpin of porn and jobs scams. If this is the case, we have to wonder why the FBI hasn't arrested him?
We will continue to investigate and report what we find.
Do you have a resume posted online? We'd like to hear from you about your experiences recruiting emails that turned out to be scams or misleading - click here to write us.. We suspect these are possibly a new wave of identity theft attacks.
Note: There ARE legitimate recruiting and employment firms on the internet, and some with very similar names to those above. We recommend you check any company out before you give any personal information to them. If they do not have a posted address and phone number, or don't answer the phone, don't give them any personal information! The legal recruiters will be happy to give you contact information, return calls and act in the open!
What to do, if you DID fill out their form:
Report it to the following government agencies:
Below is one of these suspicious emails received by our staff:
Other Jobs Scams
There are a variety of sleazy scams that look, at first glance, like legitimate job offers. Before you write back to them, pause a moment and read about the scams below!
Some of the more common job scams are
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