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Cornelius (Neels) Marthinus Tromp
Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
2014-03-25 09:50:27
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+1 I was contacted via Job Rapido to apply for a job with Exxon MobilEmail Attached  
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
   ExxonMobil Stephen Leonard
Email Address:
   Hendrick Chambers
Fax:
   +59789973979
Advertisement placed via \"Job Rapido\". You apply and they come back to you with a offer of employement. Not to long after that some more info is given, but all lead towards you paying money for VISAS ect.
Luckily I could not believe a well organized company like Exxon Mobil would have such poor employment arrangements. Herewith the mail received on my further requests:-

HENDRICK CHAMBERS
ADDRESS: Rode Kruislaan 14,
Paramaribo, Suriname.
Telphone: +597 899 7401


SIR

I am Barrister Hendrick Godfried Immigration Consultant Mandated by ExxonMobil Suriname Limited to assist you on the immigration procedures.

There are three stages involved in the employment of expatriates in Suriname
1, Request for cable visa
2, Application for subject to regulation visa (STR VISA)
3, Regularizations of stay.

Firstly before I proceed with the application to the Suriname Embassy in your location to give you a STR VISA, I have to first of all get your Expatriate Quota Approval Letter and Cable Visa from the Suriname Immigration service here in Suriname.

You are to send me the following required documents so that I can make an application for you with the Suriname Immigration Service for the approval of your Resident/worker\'s Permit, Cable Visa (which is a per-requisite for STR Visa) and Expatriate Quota.

1. Proof of vaccination against yellow fever.
2. Expatriate traveler’s insurance policy certificate (ETIP)
3. A scanned copy of your international passport.


Once the Suriname Immigration Service has approved the request for cable visa, it will be forwarded to the Suriname Embassy in your country that will issue you a S.T.R VISA. The regularization of stay is done here in Suriname on your arrival.

THE EXPATRIATE TRAVELERS INSURANCE POLICY (ETIP) COVER, is a mandatory requirement by the Suriname Immigration Service this is because the policy is a prove that you are medically fit, to work in Suriname and also it is a per-requisite to renew your resident/worker\'s permit every year.
The ETIP have benefits to the tune of $4,950,000.00(FOUR MILLION NINE HUNDRED AND FIFTY THOUSAND US DOLLARS) and the duration is one year, it should include benefits for loss of luggage, repatriations, medical,permanent disability and death etc.

The preferred insurance company by the Suriname Immigration Service is SURINAME INSURANCE PLC.

On confirmation from the Suriname Immigration Service for of the approval of your cable visa, expatriate quota resident/worker\'s permit, it will be forwarded to the Suriname Embassy in your location you will be invited from the Suriname Embassy in your location for a brief interview for your S.T.R visa. These are the vital procedures which you must adhere to because it is in accordance to the\" Expatriate Statutory Laws of the Republic of Suriname.


Regards,
Barr Hendrick Godfried.
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Anonymous   () Added the following extra information on :2014-03-27 02:38:07
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
   Engr. Stephen Leonard
Email Address:
   stephen.leonard
Fax:
   +597 899 73979
If you reply you must pay for the visa. Contacted the comp (Exxon mobil) directly their is no job like this or any offer
EXXONMOBIL SURINAME LIMITED
12, Kafiluddistraat P O Box 105, Paramaribo Suriname Email: info@exxonmobil.ws Telephone: +597 899 7397 Fax number: +597 899 73979
Attn:
With the approval of the Management of ExxonMobil Suriname Limited (ESL), we are delighted to formally offer you the Employment to work with ExxonMobil Suriname Limited, for the provision of Expatriates Relation Services for the period duly specified in your offer letter. Please find attached Copy of your Employment Letter for your perusal and immediate action if the terms of work are acceptable to you. Upon thorough review and acceptance of this Employment Package, dot your signature in the space indicated in the last page of the offer letter and return same back to us via email attachment within a period of 7 working days.
Once you accept and sign this offer, you are to contact the immigration lawyer with the below email address and request for information required to enable him process your STR visa .Please note that your consistency is highly needed to enable him do his job and get you STR visa on time, also endeavour to keep us posted as regards your progress with the lawyer.
NOTE: You will be paid monthly. Both during your time on-site and your time off-site.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION
Visa Information:
The below email and phone number belongs to the immigration lawyer who will be charge of your STR visa, once you agree to the terms and condition of this offer by signing your signature on the space provided, you are to immediately contact the below email address and phone number and let the lawyer know that you have accepted the job, request STR visa requirements from him.
HENDRICK CHAMBERS ADDRESS: Rode Kruislaan 14, Paramaribo, Suriname Telphone: +597 899 7401 E-mail: hendrickchambers@hotmail.com Barrister: Hendrick Godfried
Upon receipt of the required documents from your side the immigration lawyer will secure your residence / work permit here in Paramaribo Suriname and will contact the Suriname Consulate in your country and fax all your documents to them to facilitate your visa.
Within a space of 7 working days after your papers have been faxed to the consulate, we shall notify you on when to go to the Consulate Office in your country for the endorsement of your international passport, brief interview and issuance of visa.
Yours faithfully,
Engr. Stephen Leonard Head Human Resources Department.

Scam Email
EXXONMOBIL SURINAME LIMITED 12, Kafiluddistraat P O Box 105,Paramaribo Suriname Email: info@exxonmobil.ws Telephone: +597 899 7397 Fax number: +597 899 73979 26th March 2014 ATTENTION: Name EXXONMOBIL APPOINTMENT LETTER To confirm the recent screening process, which was conducted by the Head Human Resources Department of ExxonMobil Suriname Limited, we are pleased to offer you an initial position as the: POSITION: ELECTRICAL MAINTENANCE ENGINEER JOB LOCATION: PARAMARIBO, SURINAME STARTING DATE: 9th June 2014 on this date, you are to report at 8:00 a.m. to the Human Resources Department, where you will be provided with package containing information on ExxonMobil Suriname Limited benefits, facilities and services as well to attend an orientation program before job commencement. Should you accept this job offer, per company policy you\'ll be eligible to receive the following beginning on your hire date. Salary: Monthly Net starting salary of 10,000 USD exclusive of any taxation. All payment of salary after assumption of duty in Suriname shall be 100% paid into an foreign account to be provided by employee. This is in line with the Suriname expatriate financial statutory laws. Performance Bonuses: Up to Eleven percent of your annual net salary, paid by your choice of cheque or direct deposit.     Rotational: 28 Days on / 28 Days off Contract Duration: 2 Year (Renewable) Benefits: 1.Visa: Expatriate should note that ExxonMobil Suriname Limited shall duly secure their visa from the home office of the Suriname Immigration Services here in Paramaribo Suriname for every Expatriate coming from outside Suriname. 2.Work Permit: ExxonMobil Suriname Limited shall secure your work permit papers from the home office here in Suriname which will enable you to live and work legally here in Suriname. 3.Flight Ticket: Your flight ticket shall also be sent to you, a week before your departure. You are to provide a working and valid postal address where your ticket shall be delivered through a courier service agent. Inclusive of the Hardcopy of your Offer Letter and Certificate of Employment. 4.Accommodation: ExxonMobil Suriname Limited provides accommodation to all foreign nationals at the Company estates located in Paramaribo. Employees are entitled to take meals free of charge at the General Staff canteens. Dietary options, Customized cooks and Dieticians are available options. 5.Orientation Program: Candidates are advice to arrive a week before job commencement date in order to attend the orientation seminar. Note there will not be further interview as your appointment is basically on the information which you have provided on your resume before screening. There will be a routine check of your credentials on arrival by the Human Resource Department to confirm validity. 6. Reimbursement: All expenses you incurred during the period of processing your STR visa application with Immigration Consultant Mandated by ExxonMobil Suriname Limited will be reimbursed before you embark on your journey. The first month upfront salaries shall be paid only if you provide immigration lawyer with the entire documents during the period of processing your STR visa application. 7.Safety and Security: Safety and Security of personnel (Local/Foreign) and facilities on job locations and communities are no small issues, and have been seriously considered to ensure and assure hitch free operations. All operations on job location are designed to adhere strictly to the Health Safety and Environment (HSE) Policy as applicable in the Company Sector. All expatriates are entitled to a free and mandatory safety courses on job locations to be delivered by qualified safety and environment experts. 8.Medical and Life Insurance: Employer will provide the employee with comprehensive medical care and Life Insurance for the contract duration and free medical care for the family. 9.Communication and Internet Facilities: Laptop Computer, Intel Pentium M Processor, 1 GB RAM, 48XCD-RW, 20GB Hard Drive, Floppy Drive, Integrated Network Adapter, Internal 86K Modem, Spare Battery and Necessary Software’s. 24 hours Internet access is also available. The company will also provide the employee with one land line phone at home and one mobile phone both will have a reasonable credit amount each month. 10.Allowance/Entitlements: Hazard/inconveniences $1,500 (Monthly),Site bonus $1,000 (Monthly) and Travel & Events: $4,000(Monthly). Yours faithfully, ExxonMobil Suriname Limited ENGR. STEPHEN LEONARD Head Human Resources department. ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… Enclosures: EMPLOYEE NAME:………………………………………………………………………………………… DATE:………………………………………………………………………………………… SIGNATURE:……………………………………………………………………………

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