We received this letter in the mail today and it seemed too good to be true.....I'm really glad that I did a little research before we went for it. The letter states that you applied for a secret shoppers position on thejobplanet.com and that you have been accepted to join in.
620 Mendelssohn Ave N Suite 190
Minneapolis, MN 55427-431
REP ID # TR 7920-23
Position: Customer Service Evaluator
We are a mystery customer employment firm that specializes in assisting corporations improve the most important fact of their business, customer service. As one of the most respected firms in the country, we represent 150 companies, ranging from small to midsize businesses, to fortune 500 corporations. Mystery shopping enables companies to improve their services by identifying gaps in the way they deal with the customer.
Congratulations!!!! You have been selected to represent out company as a mystery-shopper. We have helped thousands of people generate substantial cash flow from mystery shopping. And now, for a minimal investment of time and no risk to you, you too can take advantage of this opportunity and increase your income.
It is important to ascertain your skills as a potential mystery shopper. The first probation training task is a PAID ASSIGNMENT and is to be completed as directed by any of our assignment coordinators, so please contact us at 1-888-625-5198 to connect to a coordinator for detailed instructions."
I just called the number and it is a recorded message that says you are calling the job planet. You are on hold after you punch the right numbers and then after about 30 seconds the system says that job planet is not available please leave your name and number or press another number for fax.
The check sent to us was Drawn from: Woodforest National Bank the bank is legit and the routing number on the check is legit
rt # 113008465
phone # 888-262-0332 (did not call this number to check)
check made out for: $3875.00
job: cash check for $3875.00
salary for assn. 200.00
walmart purchase 40.00
Money Gram 3560.00
svc. fee +/- 75.00
I just want to put this on here and it is very similar to another one that I found on here so they are going around
Our letter was received 3/3/09
check dated 2/18/09
Bank is in Texas
jobplanet.com is in Minnesota
envelope came from Canada (always suspicious)
here are a couple of good links for information
Thanks for listening and I hope that this catches a few of you in time.