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Anonymous
Wilmington, DE, United States
2011-11-29 13:04:14
Job Scam
+4 Untitled Job Scam , #1136
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
   Hankins International Group
Scam Website:
   Hankins-ig.com
I just received this email from a company called Hankins International Group.
They were offering me a possible job as an operations clerk if interested.I filled out some more info and then they responded back with a written job offer and questions about bank info for depositing my paycheck.Serious bells going off in my brain right now.
They have an interesting website at hankins-ig.com which is full of info but no real details about just who they are.
Supposedly in geneva and ny are there two main locations.
I would like to know if they are a legit company or what. I wont give them the bank info until I know more about them.
Its interesting because after I rec\'d their first email yesterday I then received an email from someone else with a very similar job info.
Follow Ups/Extra Information. Most recent is listed first.
Scott   (Alhambra, CA, United States) Added the following extra information on :2012-01-04 13:14:55
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
   Jennifer Green
Email Address:
   job@hinkinsinternationalgroup.com
Fax:
   none
I, too think this is a bogus company. I only read the initial email. That was enough for me. Had I responded i am sure that i would have the same result as most of you. I have copied and pasted the entire email i received. BE CAREFUL! The following is the email beginning with Jennifer Green.
Jennifer Green job@hinkinsinternationalgroup.com via hotmail.com 11:10 AM (22 hours ago) to K_Kalbfleisch
Hi,
A position of Operations Clerk is currently open for individuals motivated in freelance job.
We provide services in the field of "company - client" cooperation. Operations Clerk will keep accurate records of operations, direct and coordinate organization's financial and budget activities. We offer competitive payment, excellent benefits, and flexible schedule.
Position requirements: high School or GED some college preferred; attention to details; excellent communications skills; ability to meet deadlines.
In case of your interest please send us a reply to job@hinkinsinternationalgroup.com and we'll provide you with detailed information!
Best Regards,

Anonymous   () Added the following extra information on :2011-12-07 13:15:48
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
   Karen E. Curtis
Email Address:
   curtis.karen.e@gmail.com
I also received an employment offer from Hankins International Group - Gevena from a Ms. Helen G. Mayfield. After reading your notes here on Scamdex and talking with the wire expert at my local credit union, I stopped myself from sending any personal information. It sure sounds like a scam from my perspective here in Northwest Indiana. Let's get them.

Tom Deveny   (Minnetonka, MN, United States) Added the following extra information on :2011-12-03 08:41:39
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
   Hankins International Group
Email Address:
   job@hankinsininternationalgroup.com
Fax:
   323-214-8106
I got an email from Hankins International Group offering a potential job. I sent an email saying I was interested. I get a lot of job inquires as I am posted on online job hunting sites. I got a job response from Robert Hipkis from a group Pariole LLC. Pariole has an address in Madrid Spain. A reverse phone look up of a US number showed an address in Los Angeles. Sent in the application and was, on the same day sent a job offer, a contract and a form to give them my bank account numbers. No company I have delt with would do this. Pariole has a very nice web site but it does not appear to be connected to a search engine. Nothing I could find would indicate they are anything but a shell.

Linda S. Staggers   (Meeker, CO, United States) Added the following extra information on :2011-11-30 17:26:42
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
   Linda S. Staggers
Email Address:
   stagg49@bellsouth.net
I received an email from Job O - associating themselves with Hankins International Group. I felt suspicious of the email also of how it just appeared in my email. It was advetising an Operations Clerk The email was signed: Regards,Helen G. Mayfield Hankins International Group -Geneva: (22) 534 98 34 --New York: (347) 467-1171 I was ask to fill out papers for employmt with no person.contact.I wanted to talk with a person,before giving out anymore personal info.Received another note this morning saying that I would get a call.I just received the call from a man with a asian(?)accent.Still not giving me a name but that he was calling about the job and my note representing Hankins international Group.Our phone call was disrupted so I tried to call number back -- It had a recording that it was not assigned to anyone, & prob.being used illegally and to report to local police department The Number was 661-380-3000. Catch these Scammers.

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