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Job and Recruiting Emails: AdminSolutionsGroup.Net, EbandSearch.com and others

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 AdminSolutionsGroup.net 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.

We noticed a pattern when our own staff started receiving them (mid-January 2007). We created a dummy resume with a fake contact address, phone and email that we set up to receive the response.  After we filled out their online form, the screen went to a blank page, no confirmation, no statement of what is next, etc.  These REALLY look suspicious. Even more suspicious, there is NO contact information on their website at all; no address, no phone numbers, not even an email address or feedback form. There is only a form to enter your information and a cryptic login (with no way to register for it).

CFR RECOMMENDS THAT YOU DO NOT GIVE THEM ANY PERSONAL INFORMATION UNTIL WE CAN CONFIRM MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THEM! BASED ON THE QUESTIONS THEY ASKED, IT LOOKS LIKE TRYING TO SELL LOAN SERVICES! Another possible goal appears to be referral fees by getting you to sign up for online colleges. We can't tell WHAT they are up to, but, as stated above, we can not find anyone who has received a job through them, nor any means to contact them, to hear their side of the story. If they ARE legitimate, then they certainly act in very suspicious ways!

If they contact you back with a login, as they did us, you will be presented ads for online colleges - see this screenshot we obtained by logging in. Also see this page for our technical investigation of these emails.

Finally, see this page for emails and this scam from victims and near-victims.

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 are a number of these suspicious emails received by our staff:

Dear Fred,

I recently saw your resume online and I feel you would be a good candidate for Technical Director position we are offering at Administrative Solutions. We are a company that combines the best of both worlds; high tech and business support services in order to provide the best administrative services to businesses and executives worldwide.

As a Technical Director you will oversee a staff of 12 to 16 programmers providing technical services to clients. We offer the following:

* $90 - $115k salary and bonuses
* Paid Vacation
* Medical and Dental Insurance
* Tuition re-imbursement
* Advancement opportunities


If you would like more information or would like to apply for this position, please follow this link. If the link does not work in your browser, you may copy and paste the link to go to the webpage. http://www.adminsolutionsgroup.net/default.cfm?fuseAction=oppPage.cfm&J=2174147

Once you have completed the application, we will contact you via e-mail within one to three business days to schedule an interview.

I look forward to hearing from you soon and I wish you the best in your future endeavors.

Peggy Marshall
Administrative Solutions Human Resources

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From: careers@adminsolutionsgroup.net
Sent: Tuesday, February 20, 2007 11:58 AM
Subject: Thomas , in regards to your online resume

Dear Thomas ,

I recently saw your resume online and I feel you would be a good candidate for Training Manager position we are offering at Administrative Solutions. We are a company that combines the best of both worlds; high tech and business support services in order to provide the best administrative services to businesses and executives worldwide.

As a Training Manager you will oversee a team of 12 to 18 individuals who provide education for students K-12. We offer the following:

* $60 - $85k salary and bonuses
* Paid Vacation
* Medical and Dental Insurance
* Tuition re-imbursement
* Advancement opportunities

If you would like more information or would like to apply for this position, please follow this link. If the link does not work in your browser, you may copy and paste the link to go to the webpage.

http://www.adminsolutionsgroup.net/default.cfm?fuseAction=oppPage.cfm&J=5039515

Once you have completed the application, we will contact you via e-mail within one to three business days to schedule an interview.

I look forward to hearing from you soon and I wish you the best in your future endeavors.

Peggy Marshall

Administrative Solutions Human Resources

Click here to be removed from any future employment offers.


Dear Thomas ,

I recently saw your resume online and I feel you would be a good candidate for Training Manager position we are offering at Administrative Solutions. We are a company that combines the best of both worlds; high tech and business support services in order to provide the best administrative services to businesses and executives worldwide.

As a Training Manager you will oversee a team of 12 to 18 individuals who provide education for students K-12. We offer the following:

* $60 - $85k salary and bonuses

* Paid Vacation

* Medical and Dental Insurance

* Tuition re-imbursement

* Advancement opportunities

If you would like more information or would like to apply for this position, please follow this link. If the link does not work in your browser, you may copy and paste the link to go to the webpage.

http://www.adminsolutionsgroup.net/default.cfm?fuseAction=oppPage.cfm&J=5024716

Once you have completed the application, we will contact you via e-mail within one to three business days to schedule an interview.

I look forward to hearing from you soon and I wish you the best in your future endeavors.

Peggy Marshall

Administrative Solutions Human Resources

Click here to be removed from any future employment offers.


Dear Fred,

Etherlude Marketing is seeking a top-quality candidate for our Assistant Technology Manager position. My assistant recently viewed your resume online and I feel that you meet the qualifications needed for this challenging career. The ideal candidate will be familiar with aspects of online business development and have strong team management skills that can bring projects through tight deadlines.

We have a number of clients, which we work with very closely to bring top-tier e-commerce solutions to. We are heavily involved with building a site from the ground up so that all aspects of someone's business online can be properly handled -- this includes user interfaces, backend functionality and security. The Assistant Technology Manager will be involved from the very beginning of this process and have a hand and a stake in the future of the site's success.

Major responsibilities include:

  • Managing a team of programmers.
  • Scheduling projects and summarily following through on deadlines.
  • Close communication with our design department in order to create functional websites that are attractive to users.
  • Multi-tasking and the ability to handle several projects at once.

We at Etherlude Marketing pride ourselves on our employee's well-being, and should you be accepted for this position, this is what you can expect:

  • Minimum of $80,000 annual salary, to be discussed at your interview.
  • Profit-sharing and bonuses based on website revenue.
  • Great, friendly work environment.
  • Very flexible scheduling.
  • Full health and dental.
  • Paid vacation, sick leave.
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • 401K

Overall, we are seeking someone with discipline and a sharp mind. You do not need to be a guru of a given coding language, but you need to know how to talk to programmers and how to manage a team well.

If you would like to be considered for this position, please follow the link below and fill out the application:

http://www.instanthumanresources.com/job.cfm?E=15046&J=10144&A=2174147

Once you have filled out the application, expect to hear back from me directly within a day or two to set up an interview time.

Regards,
Rachel Simmons

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Another from "Rachel":

Dear Dennis ,

Global Prism Marketing is seeking a top-quality candidate for our Assistant Technology Manager, and we would like you to apply for the position.. My assistant recently viewed your resume online and I feel that you meet the qualifications needed for this challenging career. The ideal candidate will be familiar with aspects of online business development and have strong team management skills that can bring projects through tight deadlines.

We have a number of clients, which we work with very closely to bring top-tier e-commerce solutions to, so apply today and become a member of our tech team. We are heavily involved with building a sites from the ground up so that all aspects of someone's business online can be properly handled -- this includes user interfaces, backend functionality and security. The Assistant Technology Manager will be involved from the very beginning of this process and have a hand and a stake in the future of the site's success.

Major responsibilities include:

Managing a team of programmers.

Scheduling projects and summarily following through on deadlines.

Close communication with our design department in order to create functional websites that are attractive to users.

Multi-tasking and the ability to handle several projects at once.

We at Global Prism Marketing pride ourselves on our employee's well-being, and should you be accepted for this position, this is what you can expect:

Minimum of $80,000 annual salary, to be discussed at your interview.

Profit-sharing and bonuses based on website revenue.

Great, friendly work environment.

Very flexible scheduling.

Full health and dental.

Paid vacation, sick leave.

Tuition Reimbursement

401K

Overall, we are seeking someone with discipline and a sharp mind. You do not need to be a guru of a given coding language, but you need to know how to talk to programmers and how to manage a team well.

If you would like to be considered for this position, please follow the link below and fill out the application:

http://www.instanthumanresources.com/cmanager_global_tech_manager.aspx?A=5244968

Once you have filled out the application, expect to hear back from me directly within a day or two to set up an interview time.

Regards,

Rachel Simmons


Dear Fred,

I recently saw your resume online and I feel you would be a good candidate for the Web Developer position we are offering at eBandSearch.  We are a company that combines the powers of the Internet, television, and local events to truly select the top musical artist/group in the country.  

Our tech department involves working as a team to constantly maintain and upgrade our website. The majority of our programmers/developers work from home maintaining contact by telephone, e-mail, and instant messaging.  

We offer our Developers the following:

  • Highly competitive salary  
  • Bonus plan that can add 25% or more to Base Salary  
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision plan
  • Paid Vacation
  • Expense Account  
  • Tuition re-imbursement
  • Rapid Fast Track Advancement Program

Fred, if you feel the Web Developer position is right for you, visit the link below and fill out the online application.  If the link does not work in your browser, you may copy and paste the link to go to the webpage. 

http://ebandsearch.com/careers/opportunities.cfm?jpID=2174147

Once I receive your online application, I will contact you within one to two business days.

I look forward to hearing from you soon and I wish you the best in your future endeavors.

Joyce Tomlinson
eBandSearch

Click here to be removed from any future employment offers.


Dear Fred,

Recently my assistant saw your resume online and forwarded it to me as a possible candidate for a tutor position with our company. Based on your credentials, it appears you may be qualified for the Tutor position we currently have available in your local area.

Good Grades Now is a service that provides children K – 12 with tutors in all subject matters (including sports and arts). Tutors may work full-time or part time.

We offer the following:

  • $22.50 per hour
  • Full medical, dental, and vision insurance benefits (for tutors averaging 25 hours or more per week)
  • Flexibility - you can work your own hours,
  • Tuition reimbursements.

The person we are looking for is reliable, consistent, hard working, and loves to work with Children. If you would like to pursue this highly rewarding career please visit our site (link below) and fill out the online application. I will contact you within 1 – 3 business days.

http://www.goodgradesnow.com?J=2174147

Best regards,
Jennifer Luetner

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Dear Sandra,

I have received your application for the tutor position with Good Grades Now. Based on your initial application I feel you are qualified to be a tutor with our organization.

I need some additional information regarding hours you can work and geographic locations which you would be able to work in. Please log in to our site with the username and password I have issued for you and complete this information below.

Username: sandy@aol.com

Password: Schwind-Walsh

Please use this link:

http://www.goodgradesnow.com?J=0

(If the link does not work, please copy & paste into your browser)

Once we have received your information we will contact you to get you started.

Regards,

John C. Willingham

Director of Tutor Programs

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Dear Fred,

I recently saw your resume online and feel you would be ideal for an immediate opening as a Website Developer with our company. We are TooSpoiled.com, one of the most exciting website launches in the last few years.

Fred, if you are looking for a real opportunity and a real long-term career with an exciting cutting edge company, you may be the person we are looking for.

TooSpoiled.com is a combination of a modeling and acting database and MySpace.com with much more. We offer Models and Actors the opportunity to gain international exposure, interface with the world's largest entertainment industry network, and make money through advertising.

And, best of all, TooSpoiled allows Talent to earn money instantly. TooSpoiled allows each member to earn money by displaying ads on their portfolio page.

Unlike many other sites in the entertainment industry, TooSpoiled is 100% free for Models and Actors to join.

Our tech department involves working as a team to constantly maintain and upgrade our website. The majority of our programmers/developers work from home maintaining contact by telephone, e-mail, and instant messaging.

We offer our Developers the following:

  • Highly competitive salary
  • Bonus plan that can add 25% or more to Base Salary
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision plan
  • Expense Account
  • Paid Vacation
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Rapid Fast Track Advancement Program

Fred, if you feel the Developer position is right for you, visit the link below and fill out the online application. (If the link does not work in your e-mail you may copy and paste the address in your browser.)

http://www.TooSpoiled.com/Careers/opportunities.cfm?jp=2174147

Once I receive your online application, I will contact you within one to two business days.

Regards,
Bethany Reagan

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Open position available for right individuals

We are looking to train 8 hard-working, dedicated individuals to work from home no matter if your background is in: Admin, customer service, or marketing.

You can now put your computer to work in the comfort of your own home with our expanding company.

Are you stuck in a dead-end job?
Are you tired of spending more time at work then with your family?
Are you not being rewarded for your hard work with more income?
Do you ever wish you had more control of your work schedule?

If you have answered yes to any of these questions, then take the next step by http://western-solutions.eu/vacancies_form.html

In this business, we have learned that you can have any level of education and work experience. We have guided many individuals in the USA, Canada, Australia, UK, and worldwide who are seeking to earn an extra income or find a new career towards financial freedom. It doesn’t matter if your background is in Admin, Sales, IT, Customer Service or even Consulting.

By using our simple system, you can learn step-by-step how to get started on the path to becoming financially independent.

Please reply so that we could email you more information about this position. No financial contribution of any kind required.

Regards,
Mike Lee


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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