Bogus recruiting scam ‘Amy Carter’ claiming to be from ACE Group insurance co. Contacted for ‘interview’ as ‘interviewdesk987’ via Yahoo Messenger. Asked my full name, age, location, described job as: interviewdesk987: This is strictly an online and work from home job the working hours are flexible and you can chose to work from anywhere of your choice, the pay is $25 per hour training is $20 per hour and will be get payment bi weekly via direct deposit or paycheck working 40 to 45 hours weekly, if you are employed you are going to be working as a full employee and not an independent contractor. Benefits: Health, Dental, Life and AD&D Insurance, Employee Wellness and 401k plans.Paid Time Off and Holidays with Generous Company Discounts. interviewdesk987: Working hrs are flexible.All activities and corresponding time are to be recorded in excel spreadsheet.As for your duties, i will assist you with any difficulties by email. interviewdesk987: OK. The company will provide you with a free Hp laptop with a fast internet connection and your W4 form will be coming along with the working materials you need to start working with.therefore you are needed to make purchase for the software programs you need to start working with and the company will have you reimbursed for the order of the software programs.You are to make the purchase for the programs the company does not specialized on the software programs you are to get it from the company certified vendor that is the third party to the company she will have them install with disc and shipped to you overnight via FedEx. I requested an ‘official company email’ describing the position and reimbursement methods. When I received an email from [protected]@yahoo.com with bogus note and homemade forms, I ended the ‘interview’.
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