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Another Job Scam

boatcrew's picture

Warning, it appears that a new jobs scam is going around yacht job websites.

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Please note that this is a scam:

Dr. Adrian Ferguson

Bio: My name is Dr. Andria Ferguson, i,m a medical doctor here in United Kingdom, i live in Plot 11,Hilltop House Station Road,Essex CM16 4HH,London
[This is a scam]

I,m a divorcee looking for a chef to take care of cooking activities in my house cause i,m always occupied with my Job in the hospital .

I,m willing to hire some one that is trust worthy and reliable ,loves to cook good dishes or can also cook his/her native dish some times.

[This is a scam]

I will like to hire some one that is willing work in United Kingdom,especially some one that we can share our different culture with happy hospitality.

If you accept my Job offer you will be paid 2500Gbp for a month with weekly allowance of 500Gbp.

I,m willing run the expenses needed for processing my intending chefs visa,work permit and resident permit including your flight tickets needed for your arrival down here in UK.

[This is a scam]
Send your resume to me through my email address for perusal

Dr Adriana Ferguson

No employer is going to pay for you to move to the UK without meeting you, especially when there are so many unemployed persons in the UK already.


katovee123's picture

Re: Another Job Scam

hello I am new and I am still not sure where I can put my experience but I recieved an e-mail that was offering me a job as a cook on princess yatch (that's how they spelled it)
The salary is obviously too good to be true but I found it on a very trustworthy job listing facebook page. I would really appreciate it if somebody could read through it and tell me what they think.

Dear Applicant

WEBMASTER'S NOTE: this job listing is an example of a scam

We appreciate your interest in working with us and we have opened an application file with reference number 2013/UK/November/SEA/3458. We have gone through your CV and We found the post of Cook crew and for you with salary amount of 10,500 GB Pounds per month.The destination is always from London to France,Ireland,Belgium,Norway,Wales,Scotland and USA.

The company will provide free accommodation ,Insurance (NIN) ,Flight Ticket,Tax Free and many more benefit you will see in your Appointment Letter.

Working Schedule:
Working Days & time: Monday to Friday: 8:00 AM - 6:00PM (GMT)

Saturday & Sunday: Off Day

Shift Time: Morning and Night.

Contract Period: 2 Years contract and it can be extended if only you wish to remain with our company

Vacation : 4-5months on /2-4months off

As a notice of acceptance of job offer , we shall send you appointment and invitation letter for you to sign and return the sign copy back to us for record purpose . so therefore kindly let us know if you are satisfy with the salary rate above in order for us to proceed further.

WEBMASTER'S NOTE: this job listing is an example of a scam

We await to hear from you ASAP.

WEBMASTER'S NOTE: this job listing is an example of a scam

boatcrew's picture

Re: Another Job Scam

Yes, that is a scam. Who is going to hire someone online for 10,500 pounds per month without meeting them? There are many clues in the message that it's a scam. Posts on Facebook are not inherently trustworthy -- anyone can post on Facebook and pretend to be someone else...