Thursday, April 24, 2008

Job scams in the internet

OFWs beware! The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration received reports of Filipino workers victimized by the following employment scams in the internet:

Reserve Petroleum Nederland BV (
Copied the website of a legitimate maritime contracting company, and posts fake offers for jobs in dredging and marine projects in Europe
Asks applicants to pay fees for visa or work/residence permit, additional fees to cover registration of documents
Targets OFWs in the Middle East

Western Nursing & Day Care Services Ltd. (
Offers caregiving jobs in Canada
Applicants to pay visa fee and medical insurance
Uses free e‐mail and website hosting services

First Global Manpower (
Offers jobs as fish packers, garden workers and office cleaners in Ecuador, USA,
Canada and Turkey
Lists office address in Ivory Coast
Uses e-mail in recruitment (The POEA Administrator actually received such e-mail)
Charges service fees for processing of visa

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