Did you think somebody will try scamming you only when you have a good paying job and loads of money? Think again. Because these rascals are not going to leave even the poor, jobless fellas. Here is a job offer scam doing rounds in the name of one of the reputed consumer durables major, Videocon.
The ‘from’ address, ‘to’ field and the subject looks something like this:
From: “Videocon Electronics India Ltd” <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: JOB OFFER
And Now the Mail..
Your resume has been selected for our new plant. The Company selected 62 candidates list for IT, Administration,Production,marketing and general service departments. It is our pleasure to inform you that your resume was selected as one of the 62 candidates shortlisted for the interview. The Company VIDEOCON is a brand name in Electronics manufacturing business in India, The Company is recruiting these candidates for our new plants in Delhi,Bangalore, Pune and mumbai.
Your interview will be held at The Company Corporate office in New Delhi on 2ND of OCTOBER at 11.30 AM, You will be pleased to know that The 62 candidates selected will be giving appointment, Meaning that your Application can progress to final stage. You will have come to the Company’s corporate office in New Delhi. Your offer letter with Air Ticket will be sent to you by courier service before date of interview. The Company will offer you a salary with benefits for this post, 35,000.00/- to 2,000,000/- P.M. + (HRA + D.A + Conveyance and other Company’s benefits. The designation and Job location will be fixed by our Company’s HRD. at the time of final processing. You have to come with photo-copies of all the required documents below:
REQUIRED DOCUMENTS BY THE COMPANY HRD.
1) Photo-copies of Qualification Documents.
2) Photo-copies of Experience Certificates (If any)
3) Photo-copies of Address Proof.
4) Two Passport Size Photograph.
You have to deposit cash sum of Rs. 10,200/- ( Ten Thousand Two Hundred Rupees )as an initial amount in favor of Company HRD. Department. Deposit should be made through any [STATE BANK OF INDIA ] Branch from your Home City to Company Senior HRD. Account NO, which will be sent to you upon your response. This is a refundable interview security deposit. Your offer letter and Air tickets will be sent to your Home Address by courier service after receiving the confirmation of interview security deposited in STATE BANK OF INDIA. This Company will pay all the expenditure to you at the time of face-to-face meeting with you in our Company. The Job profile, salary offer, and date/time of interview will be detailed in your offer letter. Your offer letter will dispatch very shortly after receiving your confirmation of cash deposited in STATE BANK OF INDIA.
We wish you the best of luck for the subsequent and remaining stage. The last date of security deposited in bank 5TH of OCTOBER2010. You have to send the information after depositing the security amount in bank to the Company’s HRD – direct recruitment via email. Your Letter with supporting document will be dispatch same time by courier to your postal address after receipt of security deposited confirmation in bank. The interview process and arrangement expenditure will be paid by VIDEOCON. Lodging, traveling and local conveyance actual will be paid by VIDEOCON as per bills. The candidate has to deposit the initial refundable security as mentioned by HRD.
NB: You are advice to reconfirm your mailing address and phone number in your reply. and 10,000/- ( Ten thousand rupees ) will be the refundable amount, while 200 rupees will be deducted as bank charges for funds deposit. and if you have been selected or not, still the amount will be refunded to you, as the amount is just to prove that you will be coming for the interview in order for us not to run at lost after sending you the air ticket and you don’t show up for the interview.
Wishing you the best of luck.
MR.SOPHIYA SHARMA – (Executive – HRD)
Videocon Electronics India Ltd.
H.O. – 174, Videocon House,
G.K. Part – 1, Greater Kailash.