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Englewood, CO, United States
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|+3 A job with Bilcare to work at home ? I wish . . .|
I set up a Yahoo account, and got interviewed the next day by Sarah Brad. She told me the job was $14.00/hr for training and then $25.00/hr and I could work at home. They would send me a check to get the software I needed. After a while she told me I was hired, and that HR would be sending me some paperwork to fill out.
I thought I was smart because I didn\'t give out my SS#. I also thought I was smart because I did a web search on Bilcare Research and it looked like a real company. I even found employee reviews of the job.
I followed up with Sarah the next morning, and she then asked me to get check-writing software and MICR ink. She said she could begin to train me as soon as I had this stuff. She wanted me to get on the internet and find the closest store which I could get these things. She asked how many minutes it would take for me to get back to her. All the red flags were flying. I told her I would get back to her when I had it. She could be waiting a long time.
I called the local police who gave me a number for economic crime. I left a message there and was called back quickly. Yes, Virginia, this is a scam.
The officer told me to just stop now, because I could have gotten involved in a check fraud scam. She told me to not contact them again, even if I wanted to tell them off. So I deleted all the Yahoo IM and other stuff. She does have my name, address, phone number, and E-Mails, but no more. I wish she didn\'t have that much.
OK, I feel like a fool. It\'s hard to keep up hope when you are really looking for a job. But, at least I\'m not a criminal fool.
|Anonymous () Added the following extra information on :2012-09-28 11:32:15|
I got the same email and messages from the same company, different woman.
|Katherine Samson (Whittier, CA, United States) Added the following extra information on :2012-09-21 11:20:19|
|Katherine Samson (Whittier, CA, United States) Added the following extra information on :2012-09-21 11:01:44|
Same thing happened to me, I sent them my address but it sounded very fishy. I checked online and found your experience.
Watch out, these scammers are terrible! Please catch them so that they can be bought to justice!