Beware of "Walmart Freelance Market Research Analyst Application Form" Phishing Scam
Sep 5, 2014
Sep 3, 2014
The Wal-Mart Freelance Market Research Analyst application form below, which appears as if it came from Careerbuilder.com or www.jobs.com, which is own by job finding website www.monster.com, is a fake. The email address where the fake message appeared to have been sent from was spoofed, to make it appear as if it came from CareerBuilder or Jobs.com, when it was actually sent from some other email account. Also, the attached application form is also not associated with Wal-Mart. It was created by cyber-criminals to trick their potential victims into sending them their personal information, which they will attempt to use to scam the potential victims.
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The Fake Careerbuilder or Jobs.com Email Message
From: CareerBuiIder.com support@careerbuiIder.com
Subject: We have an open position in our team for you!
We have an open position in our team as a part time freelance market researcher !
If you are interested in this offer, you can find all informations in the attachment bellow or
If you are interested in this offer please visit this link
Or visit us at Careerbuilder.com/OpenJob"
The Fake Freelance Market Research Analyst Application Form
Freelance Market Research Analyst
We are the experts in market research. We help companies find the market data and industry analysis they need to make informed decisions.
Our collection provides information on products, trends, regions, demographics, industries and companies updated daily from over 700 research publishers worldwide.
Robust intelligence on over 13 million US, Canadian and Mexican public and private companies, as well as over 16 million executive decision makers and hundreds of industries.
The goal of marketing research is to identify and assess how changing elements of the marketing mix impacts customer behavior.
The Market Research Analyst is principally responsible for interpreting data, formulating reports and making recommendations based upon the research findings.
Stores and organizations such as McDonald's, Anytime Fitness, BEST BUY and STARBUCKS amongst others pay for market researchers to evaluate their activity and report their experiences.
Freelance market researchers are either paid a pre-arranged fee, or a monthly salary depending on the number of assignments completed that month.
You are to assess one of our employers business by visiting the location and making several observations about the customer service, shelf arrangement, product shelf life.
First evaluation - You will receive a form that you are required to fill after you visit one of the locations in your area.
You are required to evaluate the customer service and quality control after their services are rendered to you.
You would require filling a form to rate the employee(s), the form would be given to you after the assignment evaluation.
You will earn the minimum of 100$ per assignment plus expenses by working as a freelance market researcher for us and your weekly pay will increase after we evaluate your ability.
Depending on your free time and ability you can receive up to 5 assignments a week.
Your employment package includes an evaluation form and training assignment which we will be sending to you after you received payment for the assignment.
The fake application form is currently located at the following websites:
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Information submitted on the form will be sent to the cyber-criminals who created it, who may sell the information to scammers. The scammer will then use the information to contact their potential victims to trick them into sending money, disclosing their credit card and other sensitive information.
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