SUSPECTED SCAM!

Job Scam
Kylie (fake recruiter claiming to be from Hireminds)

Date03/09/2024
PseudonymKylie (fake recruiter claiming to be from Hireminds)
Scam contentsThis is a task scam - from a fake recruiter pretending to be from Hireminds.

They will claim " we are hiring for an SEO (search engine optimization) role, where your primary responsibility will be to increase movie ratings in order to keep box office figures"
Comment / ReviewA stranger (often a fake recruiter) will adversities and offer part/full time remote work and claim it's easy, click to "optimize" products or review/book hotel listings.

Often they are using a script so the responses will be lengthy trying to sound legit. They may even throw in real company names or pretend to be said company (amazon, marketing firms, brand names etc)

Signs of a task scam are but no limited to:
- Daily high wages (it ends up being in crypto)
- Offering full/part time remote easy work
- No experience, just a computer/laptop and good internet
- Age or citizen restriction

Often you'll be taken to whatsapp or telegram for your "training.". You might even be put into a group chat with other "employees" to make it seem legit - they're all just fake accounts however.

The have you sign up on a website or app and make an account. You'll usually get options to do a set number of tasks (40/40 orders, journeys etc) and also can "upgrade" the level to different tiers with the promise that it'll give you more commissions and better tasks.

Sometimes the scam site might even pay out to your wallet. This is just an incentive to make it seem like the site is lelgimate.

You'll do these tasks, but eventually a "bonus" task will appear with the promise of big payout - but this is a trap and your account will not be able to continue without paying to finish.

If you go to their support or your manager they'll say you need to pay to finish. There's no other way. They say it's your own fault and they can't do anything about it.

One user that lost their money to this scam - got a Recovery scammer contact her, saying if she paid a upfront fee they could get her money back. They can't help. They are scammers that continued to to scam her. Recovery scammers never have your best interest in mind.

DO NOT FALL FOR THIS SCAM. There have been many many people falling victim to this fake job scam - here are a few articles for more info:

Behind the global scam worth an estimated €100m targeting WhatsApp users with fake job offers

euronews.com/next/2023/10/23/behind-the-global-scam-worth-an-estimated-100m-targeting-whatsapp-users-with-fake-job-offe

Fake Job Scam: App Reviewer
cybertrace.com.au/fake-job-scam-app-reviewer/

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Don't click on that "Premium services" above the comments and below this report either. It's VERY unlikely they will be able to get your funds back.

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