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I'm in desperate need of a job and responded,this is what I got back. What do you think fraud or legit?

Thanks for your email and respond toward the house keeper position i
post on Craigslist, Am sorry for my late response, I'm david, my family
and i are relocating to the City from Spain.We are coming there on
some contract basis with my research for a Oil company {SHELL OIL} as
i work presently with the shell oil here in Spain as a research
contractor manager and we are relocating to the USA for 6months on my
research and arrangement has been made with my wife's uncle who has
helped us to buy a house before he passed away last week ,So i need
someone who could work as a good housekeeper . I will be offering you
$400 a week, i will be needing your services for three hours at any
suitable time of yours , Mondays through Fridays also i need to get
you informed that i have financier in the state who will be handling
payment for your service,if you will be interested in working with the
david's family i will like you to get back to me with requested
information below.

Your full name
zip code (Pls no P.O Box)
Your home phone number and cell phone
How old are you?
Are you married?
Direct Email?

DO YOU HAVE ANY CRIMINAL RECORD? Don't mean any offense

All we need from you is total honesty and sincerity. I know you will
be committed to the work, You will also have a nice period of working
with my Family. I will be waiting to hear from you.

Best Regards,



Asked by MarGeee at 12:15 PM on May. 2, 2011 in Money & Work

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Answers (18)
  • Anything where someone is coming from another country or mentions another country 9especially over seas) immediately be suspicious. Also- they do not need to know your marital status or age for any reason!

    Answer by meandrphoto at 12:18 PM on May. 2, 2011

  • Spam

    Answer by SleepyCupcake at 12:15 PM on May. 2, 2011

  • fraud.

    Answer by zoejains_momma at 12:15 PM on May. 2, 2011

  • I would be very leary of that.

    Answer by ria7 at 12:16 PM on May. 2, 2011

  • I thought so too. Problem is he has a copy of my resume.

    Comment by MarGeee (original poster) at 12:16 PM on May. 2, 2011

  • I wouldn't worry too much - but I would definitely report it.

    Answer by SleepyCupcake at 12:17 PM on May. 2, 2011

  • spam, as long as he doesn't have your bday, ssn and that kind of personal should be fine. All the other info is public record anyway.

    Answer by how_reb at 12:18 PM on May. 2, 2011

  • I would say that is Spam/Junk

    Answer by PrissyT at 12:19 PM on May. 2, 2011

  • okay good thank you I was starting to freak out.

    Comment by MarGeee (original poster) at 12:19 PM on May. 2, 2011

  • I agree with everyone else on this.

    Answer by yummysmummy at 12:20 PM on May. 2, 2011

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