Scam Emails Archive : Employment/Job


From: "Paul Shelton"<>

This email with the subject "MYSTERY SECRET SHOPPER NEEDED" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 22 Sep 2010 18:31:12 -0700 and has been classified as a Employment/Job Scam.

The sender was "Paul Shelton"<>, although it may have been spoofed.

Good day,

My Name is Paul Shelton, I work with GRASS ROOT SHOPPER.We seek the service of a mystery shopper in 
our Organization.There is no charge to become a shopper and 
you do not need previous experience

We are a company that conduct surveys and evaluate other companies. We get hired to go to other 
peoples companies and act like customers in order to know how the 
staffs are handling their services in relation to their customers .Once we have a contract to do 
you would be directed to the company or outlet and you would be 
given the funds you need to do the job either purchase things or require services) after which you 
would write a comment on the staffs activities and 
give a detailed record of your experience.

Examples of details you would forward to us are

1) How long it took you to get services.
2) Smartness of the attendant
3) Customer service professionalism
4) Sometimes you might be required to upset the attendant to see how they react 
to clients when they get tensed under pressure).

We turn the information (you gave us) over to the company executives and they would carry out their 
own duties in improving there services.

Most companies employ our assistance when people give complaints about their services or when they 
feel there are needs for them to improve their customer 
service. Your Identity would be kept confidential as the job states (secret shopper) you would be 
paid $350 for every survey you carry out bonus on your 
transportation allowance and funds would be given to you if you have to dine as part of the duty.

Your job will be to evaluate and comment on customer service in a wide variety of shops, stores, 
restaurant and services in your area. No commitment is made on 
this job and you would have flexible hours as it suits you. If you are interested do send in your::

(I)Your Full Name:
(II)Your Residential address:
Zip Code:
(III)Present work address:
(IV)Home and mobile Phone numbers:
(V)Email address:
(VI)Your Age and Current Occupation:
(VII)Your Gender:

So we can look at your distance from the locations which you have to put your service into, and 
your address would also be needed for your payments. We also 
implore you to send a scanned copy of any form of Identification for the processing of your 
application form and also for record purpose but if you 
cannot provide it presently then you can provide it later..


Hiring Manager
Paul Shelton
Tel:773-701-5567 EXT 648