Is this job from career builder a scam?

Having seen your resume I would like to offer you a position with our

company. My name is Eileen Bell and I am the International Human Resource

Manager of Lab Corp Center Solution PLC. I am pleased to inform you that we

have an open position for you within our company.

Before we start I want to point out that you can work for us part time also

even if you had a prior job before talking to us. All you have to do is

check your e-mail a couple of times per day, a trip to your bank and a trip

to a Western Union office or agent. You can use the "Find Agent Location"

search function on the Western Union website to find an office close to you.

With every check that you process you instantly earn 10% from its total

value cash in hand and also a consistent bonus. How does it work: you will

receive the first check as soon as you send back the filled contract with

your actual name and address which we need to be able to send the check to

you. Depending on how fast you will send the funds from the check back to us

you will receive the next two checks and so on, each fast processed check

yields two new checks to process. This is the dream job for many people that

have joined us. There is no trick to it. You help us clear our funds from

orders we receive from our customers in the US and we will repay you

handsomely. You have our monies with you all the time while processing a

check so you will keep your commission plus bonus instantly and at the end

of the month you will receive the $1,000 salary as a fixed income at the

address you specified in the contract (which can be changed afterwards if

you relocate). Ask for the contract today and we can start in a few days as

soon as we finish processing your information and a few verifications for

safety. If you sign today you will receive your first check within one week.

Don't miss out on this great chance to increase your income, ask for the

contract and further details right now!

Our company was founded in 1972 and it has quickly grown to be one of the

largest resellers in United Kingdom of medical equipment and apparatus as we

as in the rest of Europe. We have contracts exclusively with hospitals and

other medical companies and groups supplying several hundred types of

products ranging from surgical needles and syringes to MRI and EKG machines

and everything in between. Our partners include top manufacturers around the

world such as GE Healthcare, Medtronic, Baxter International, Tyco

Healthcare, Philips Medical Systems, Cardinal Health, Siemens Medical

Solutions, Zimmer Holdings, et cetera. Our company has grown very fast

during the last few years and now we have expanded our market and business

to the United States. As such we have a high demand in terms of job openings

in almost every state and we are looking for dedicated and hardworking

individuals to work for us and help us expand.

Our success is due to the fact that we are able to meet our customer's

demands in every shape or form and at any time. We are very flexible and we

can honor our orders when others cannot. Very fast delivery system combined

with the fact that we accept almost any type of payment and great customer

support are the reasons why we have been able to grow so fast and took us to

where we are today. We take great pride in what we do because it is not

always easy to satisfy all customer demands while still processing the

orders very fast and receiving payments for the products in a timely manner.

We need you to work for us and bellow you will find the job description and

what will be asked of you should you decide to accept our proposal.

Job description:

-       NO SALES INVOLVED! Very limited contact: you will not be involved in

any kind of sales or contact with our customers;

-       Zero fees policy: while performing this job you will encounter no

fees to be paid in advance whatsoever;

-       Respect privacy: no employee from our company will ever ask you for

any sensitive information;

-       Total transparency: everything you will do is legal under the

European Union/United States and International laws as they are currently


Your duties are:

-       To receive payments from our customers which are mainly in form of

checks (only U.S. emitted checks, no international checks will be sent to

you; All check will be written in your name);

-       Cashing the checks using your existing bank account; do not use

checks-cashing stores, they charge too much, sometimes even 10% of the total

value of the checks

-       Forwarding as'' money in minutes'' by Western Union, we will pay all

money transfer fees after you will deduct your 10% commission from each

order you process.

Your benefits are:

-       Commissions: 10% from each check your will process in the first


-       Salary: within one month after receiving the first check you will

receive $1,000 as fixed sala


This is a commission based job, the faster you process orders the more your

income will increase. This bonus is given to also cover internet, phone or

gas bills. Please note that this salary will be sent after 30 days have

passed since you received your first payment to process.

-       Rewards for good performance: after two months of working for us an

increase to 15% commission from all payments might be applied to your

contract if you process and send all the transfers to us in a timely manner.

In this case you will be earning around $1,200-1,300 per week as well as the

$1,000 salary at the end of the month.

-       Education reimburse

-       Vacation (2 weeks for Exempt employees)

-       4 paid Company Holidays / 2 paid floating holidays

-       Large and stable corporation

There are also bonuses for cashing the checks and sending the payment to us

very fast:

-       Cash the check same day: $150 for each check;

-       Cash the check within 24 hours: $100 for each check;


12 Answers

  • 9 years ago
    Favorite Answer

    100% scam.

    There is no job. There is only a scammer trying to steal your hard-earned money.

    The next email will be from another of the scammer's fake names and free email addresses pretending to be the "secretary/assistant/accountant" and will demand you cash a large fake check sent on a stolen UPS/FedEx billing account number and send most of the "money" via Western Union or moneygram back to the scammer posing as the "supply company" while you "keep" a small portion. When your bank realizes the check is fake and it bounces, you get the real life job of paying back the bank for the bounced check fees and all the bank's money you sent to an overseas criminal.

    If you google "fake check cashing job", "fraud Western Union scam", "check mule moneygram scam" or something similar you will find hundreds of posts from victims and near-victims of this type of scam.

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  • Dopler
    Lv 7
    9 years ago

    "All you have to do is

    check your e-mail a couple of times per day, a trip to your bank and a trip

    to a Western Union office or agent."

    That's all I need to read. Yes, this is a scam. It's the standard cheque cashing scam, and it can land you in hot water in addition to having your money stolen.

    Here's how the scam works:

    1) Scammers use Western Union because it's anonymous and untraceable. You have no idea who you are really dealing with. So the scam begins with them sending you a money order based on a fake cheque. The money doesn't actually exist.

    2) They tell you that you have to cash the cheque, and then send money to a third party.

    3) Banks have to honour cheques at the moment they are cashed, but they take a few days to actually clear. So within that time frame of a few days, the scammer wants you to cash the cheque, and then send the money on to a third party before your bank catches onto the fact that the cheque was bogus to begin with.

    4) You send the money off to the third party, who is in fact the scammer.

    5) Your bank sees that the cheque was fake. Now you're the one in trouble. The bank already sent that money to the third party person, and they have to honour payments that you made from your account even if the money was never really there. Thus, you now owe the bank the entire amount of the fake cheque, and the 10% that you deduct to keep from the original cheque was never really there anyway. Plus, you can end up in further trouble for cashing illegal cheques.

    6) The scammer buys hookers and booze on your dime.

    Notice how they encourage you to process these money orders as fast as possible. They want you to get through as many cheques as you possibly can within that short time frame before the bank catches on to the ruse. The more cheques you cash before the bank realizes the money isn't real, the more money the scammer makes off of you, and the more money you end up losing.

  • Anonymous
    5 years ago

    It is a SCAM. I just received the same type of email today from Linda at the same website with her last name the same as mine. I am a AML Investigator so of course I did a search for the company which was not found. I clicked on the link which takes you to a website in which the first thing you see is a form to fill out ALL your information. Repeat it is a SCAM. DO NOT FILL OUT THE FORM

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  • 7 years ago

    I received multiple calls for interviews for jobs that seem above my knowledge and experience, then the jobs say free training, but full time and/or management? I was nervous as hell to go to my first interview with one company but had to cancel. Just got 2 more calls for interviews and I lost one but got one still and figure if I go I will find out if its a scam. I will/would not give money to an employee for any reason. So I am nervous, because they all said dress professional, bring resume (hard copy) and I am using my temp job pay Friday for clothes, shoes&makeup for this interview.

    Is there any chance? or am I being played? Unemployment so high how could I of little experience be chosen after reume reviewed?

  • califf
    Lv 4
    4 years ago

    Careerbuilder Healthcare

  • Anonymous
    9 years ago

    This job is definitely a scam, if you look at the reply email it says I got that exact email yesterday. Here's an article from 2006 with a general idea of how the company operates

  • Anonymous
    9 years ago

    This job is a SCAM!!! Just like everyone else said, any job that sounds too good to be true, is too good to be true. I got this same exact email yesterday and it is the third type of scam email I have got this month. It disgusts me that people like this prey upon good people who are actually trying to make an honest living. Please, everyone that has recieved this email, report this to the FTC. Please help stop this before any more people are duped.

    Here is the link to the FTC website

  • Anonymous
    4 years ago

    Hey I am here for the first time. I came across this question and I find the replies truly useful. I'm hoping to offer something back to the community and assist others too.

  • Judy
    Lv 7
    9 years ago

    Sure is.

    First clue - they offer you a job without even interviewing you.

    Second clue - mention of Western Union.

    Either of these tells you it's a scam.

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