Protect Yourself and Report the Latest Frauds, Scams, Spams, Fakes, Identify Theft Hacks and Hoaxes
Have you received an email like the one below, claiming to be from the "Consumer Business Bureau" and stating "We are a new and innovative site designed to act as an advocate for the consumer to successfully resolve complaints involving consumer to business and/or business to business transactions involving the sale or advertisement of a service or product." The email comes from:
We're currently investigating these. The name and text of the email are IDENTICAL to scams from Ask-America (see this page), a sham company with a fake address that the BetterBusinessBureau gives an unsatisfactory rating to.
More evidence that this is likely a scam is:
It is POSSIBLE that Consumer-Business-Bureau.com is a brand new company, and that's explains the previous evidence. It could ALSO be a phishing scam and/or possible job scam.
We believe the latter is far more likely! We'll keep you posted if we find out more about them.
CFR RECOMMENDS THAT YOU DO NOT GIVE THEM ANY PERSONAL INFORMATION! We recommend you file a complaint with the Better Business Bureau, it is free and easy to do online. Just fill out the simple form on this page: https://odr.bbb.org/odrweb/public/GetStarted.aspx I
Do you have a resume posted online? We'd like to hear from you about your experiences recruiting emails that turned out to be scams or misleading - click here to write us. We suspect these are possibly a new wave of identity theft attacks.
Dear Jessica ,
I recently viewed the resume that you have posted online and have determined that you are an ideal candidate for a position as a Membership Specialist with the Consumer Business Bureau. We are a new and innovative site designed to act as an advocate for the consumer to successfully resolve complaints involving consumer to business and/or business to business transactions involving the sale or advertisement of a service or product.
If you are looking for an opportunity for a true long term career then you may be the candidate we are looking for.
You will be eligible for the following:
- Highly competitive salary
- Medical, Dental, and Vision plan
- Paid Vacation
- Tuition Reimbursement
- Rapid Fast Track Advancement Program
Our Membership Specialists responsibilities include receiving information about registered or searched companies and contacting them in reference to becoming members.
Whether you have extensive experience as a Membership Specialist or are looking to use your abilities to enter the industry with a great future, this is the opportunity for you.
If you feel the Membership Specialist position is right for you, visit the link below and fill out the online application. (If the link does not work in your e-mail, you may copy and paste the address in your browser.)
Once the application is completed, I will contact you directly regarding the position.
Click here to be removed from any future employment offers.
There are a variety of sleazy scams that look, at first glance, like legitimate job offers. Before you write back to them, pause a moment and read about the scams below!
Some of the more common job scams are