I got an email too, identical and trying to do research as well.
Update: Did more research and all evidence is coming back very shady.
Here is what I found.....
First, original email received:
Dear Jeremy M***,
Firstly, let me introduce myself – Gia Smith, official representative of
Multiconcept Group Inc.
We were lucky to find your resume at hotjobs.com! After careful resume reviewing
I'm glad to propose you a FINANCIAL AGENT position.
Few words about Multiconcept Group. Our company was founded in the USA.
For a long time we have been dealing with financial services like escrow for
buyers and sellers at online auctions. Our business is also connected with
ebay.com, amazon.com, yahoo.com.
Our Company offers part-time job with a great flexible schedule. Work only 2-3
hours a day (Mon- Fri) from your home! Requirements: Internet access and e-mail.
It's a real job so no need to invest your own money to apply! All fees related
to this employment opportunity are covered by the company.
We offer trial period (30 days). During this period you will be trained by our
specialists, while working and being paid. Contract termination can be
recommended by supervisor, during or after test period.
Base salary is $2,300 per month + 8% commission from every payment processed.
So, you have an opportunity to earn $4000+ even during your first month of
After the trial period:
- monthly salary will be increased up to $3k + commission.
- you may ask for additional hours or full-time job.
If you are interested in financial agent vacancy, please fill in the form below
and email to: email@example.com
Country of residence:______________________
Preferred call time:______________________
Our personnel managers will reply within 48 hours.
We found your resume at www.hotjobs.com. This letter confirms that your resume
has been duly processed and your skills completely meet our requirements for
Financial Manager vacancy.
The email I received had an IP address that I traced back to:
IP Address: 126.96.36.199
Location: Iran, Islamic Republic Of
The website came back with this registered information:
Domain Name: MULTICONCEPT-GROUPLI.CC
Registrar: BIZCN.COM, INC.
Whois Server: whois.bizcn.com
Referral URL: http://www.bizcn.com
Name Server: NS1.PARTY-REUNITE.CC
Name Server: NS2.BUBBLE-PREORDER.INFO
Updated Date: 19-mar-2009
Creation Date: 14-mar-2009
Expiration Date: 14-mar-2010
As you can see, its domain was just created less than a month ago.
The hosting company is an asian-based company with a website in a foriegn language.
My last researched item was the business address:
1301 Race St.,
Penn, PA 19107
That address in the beautiful....
Hampton Inn Philadelphia Center City-Convention Center
1301 Race Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA 19107
Tel: +1-215-665-9100 Fax: +1-215-665-9200