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woodsmithshop

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04-19-2014 10:23 PM

anybody ever hear of the “ms group” ?
this is the email I got today

MS Group. <zcen667>
4:43 PM (35 minutes ago)

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Job Descriptions :

1. You will be assigned to visit a shop.
2. You need to pretend to be a normal potential customer who is looking for a particular service or product.
3. You will then finish an online questionnaire to share with us your customer experience.

Requirements :

1. 19 Years old or above
2. Can speak local language well
3. Can read and write English
4. No experience needed like shopping

Job- pay :

1. You will get $200 for each assignment
2. Most of the time you will only need to spend 20 minutes on the visit

Give me your information for register : 1. Name : 2. Physical Address : 3. City / State / Country : 4. Zip Codes : 5. Phone : 6. Gender : 7. O.c.c.u.p.a.t.i.o.n : 8. Ages :

Your response would be greatly appreciated,

Regards,
David Muller
Agent Recruitments

I have never heard of this before, any idea what it is please let me know.

-- Smitty!!!


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BJODay

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#1 posted 04-19-2014 10:53 PM

It must be a phishing scam. Who would pay a stranger $200 for 20 minutes of work?
BJ

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waho6o9

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#2 posted 04-20-2014 12:37 AM

1) John Smith

2) 1313 Mocking Bird Lane

3) Disney Land, California

4) 90024

5) Give em the FBI’s identity hot line # 1 310 (477) 6565

6) M

7) Professional LumberJock

8) 47

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Monte Pittman

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#3 posted 04-20-2014 01:10 AM

Sounds like a scam to me.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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squaretree

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#4 posted 04-20-2014 01:17 AM

Scam for sure

-- if you can't find me, just follow the extension cord

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#5 posted 04-20-2014 01:22 AM

MS = “Mystery Shopper”

http://www.snopes.com/fraud/employment/shopper.asp

-- “That it will never come again / Is what makes life so sweet. ” ― Emily Dickinson

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tefinn

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#6 posted 04-20-2014 02:16 AM

Definitely a scam. I get emails like this all the time in my spam folder.

-- Tom Finnigan - Measures? We don't need no stinking measures! - Hmm, maybe thats why my project pieces don't fit.

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Tedster

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#7 posted 04-20-2014 02:27 AM

DO NOT REPLY TO THAT EMAIL. Doing so will only verify that they have a valid email address. Mark it as spam and forget you ever saw it.

-- I support the 28th Amendment. http://www.wolf-pac.com/28th

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revieck

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#8 posted 04-20-2014 09:28 AM

SCAM!!!

-- Some minds are like concrete - thoroughly mixed up and permanently set.

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woodsmithshop

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#9 posted 04-20-2014 03:16 PM

scam, my thoughts exactly!!!

-- Smitty!!!

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