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Online users, be aware of fake or phishing Careerbuilder email messages like the one below, which appear as if they came from popular human capital solutions website, The email messages were sent by cybercriminals to steal the recipients' personal information, by claiming that there is an open position or a job available for them and asking them to complete an attached form or click on a link to visit a phishing website that steals personal and financial information.

A Fake Email

From: "" - recruit
Subject: Job Offer !!

We have an open position in our team , and we are looking for qualified individuals to apply.If you are interested in working with us download the attached file where you can find the registration form and more information about the position you will fill.

Application Form.html (20)

This bogus email message has a fake application form attached called 'Application Form.html'. Other fake email messages will have links to phishing websites.

A Phishing Attached Application Form 'Application Form.html'

Freelance Market Research Analyst Application Form

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 behaviour.

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 , 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 for a particular assignment , or a monthly salary depending on the number of assignments completed that month.

You are to asses 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 will be evaluating your desired mall.

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 $50 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 10 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.

Any information entered and submitted on the form will be sent to the scammers responsible for the fake email message at the following internet address or location:

  • hxxp://wolter-bonn .de/wp-signin.php

Cybercriminals will sell the stolen information to other scammers, or use it to contact their potential victims and attempt to scam them.

Recipients of email messages that appear as if they came from Careerbuilder, asking them to open an attached form or click on a link to submit their information in order to take up a job offer, should go to Careerbuilder's website at, and sign into their accounts. If there is a job offer for them, they will be notified as soon as they have signed in. This is the best method of protection against Careerbuilder phishing scams that are targeting online users.

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  • May 10, 2020 at 9:14 AM by info

    "From: Amy Crownover <>

    Date: May 10, 2020 at 3:17:45 AM MST

    To: "" <>

    Subject: Re: The occupation is offered

    Reply-To: Amy Crownover <>

    ´╗┐We have an thrilling occupation opportunity in the available job of Package Manager in our expanding logistics organization. We offer a very lucrative base salary with other benefits. We will also coach you so that you be effective in your new job. We received your contact information from CareerBuilder and believe with your experience, you'd be a critical add on to our team. Simply reply to this email and a member of our HR department will get back to you. Pay no mind to this email if you are not attracted by the prospect.

    Vacancy Title: Package Manager

    Salary: $800/week

    This job is allotted solely for home-birds.

    If you are able continuously at dwelling between 9am through 5pm, that assignment must be ideal for you.

    You will carry on to proceed with shipment.

    You are going to carry on to obtain packs, repack them & transmit them to the finish receiver. The mentioned job is very simple and it is ideally suited for homemakers, aged & others which otherwise operate from habitation or are at housing in daytime hours.

    There must be no heavyweight batches. Most bundles comprise of games and gown.

    All post-related expenses are on us.

    To work for ours company you must have a computer with an access to the Internet, a cell phone and means to print necessary documents. The quantum of income you will be receiving depends on the sum of packs you are going to be treating .

    During the probationary days people which are employed by us are able to make up to $800/week.

    For more information, please contact us via email.

    P.S. To capacitate, all ya'll have to make is to stay at home in between 9am and 5pm. Otherwise, this position is not for you."

    Received this scam.

  • June 6, 2019 at 6:58 AM by info

    Received this scam:

    "From: BNY Mellon <>

    Date: June 3, 2019 at 11:15:57 AM EDT

    To: undisclosed-recipients:;

    Subject: Interview Update

    Dear Applicant,

    Your application appeared the most suitable of all that we obtained. From what we can see out of your resume you actually are just the kind of striving staff member our company is seeking for! Our recruitment team has reviewed your resume from CareerBuilder referencing the AD for Administrative Assistant / Customer service rep We are very pleased with your listed qualifications and would like to conduct an online interview to discuss the duties within the job, along with the pay scale. Your information has been forwarded on to the Hiring Superior/Client Services, Mrs Bethzy Wilson, she will be conducting the interview, via Google Hangout.

    This company offers medical and dental insurance, long-term disability, sick leave, life insurance, 401K, and profit sharing are available. This position is

    paying $20.75-$25 Per hour plus incentives.

    You are to set up a screen name with Google Hang Out.After this process, you are to add Mrs Bethzy Wilson, on her google hangout ID ( ) and instant message her for an online interview/briefing exercise.

    Your verification code is EO1490. You are to send her a message with your verification number once you have added her

    Working hours are flexible ... Interview Time / Date : ASAP

    Best Regards

    Human Resources

    BNY Mellon"

  • August 4, 2017 at 8:19 AM by an anonymous user from: Ashford, Connecticut, United States

    Since I used an email unique and solely for CareerBuilder, I wonder when their site was cracked and email addresses stolen? Unless someone logs in and goes name-by-name to collect thousands of names...?

    • August 4, 2017 at 9:28 AM by info

      Personal email addresses can be stolen by malware. Therefore, sending email messages from your unique email address to persons whose computers are infected with malware can cause your email address to be stolen. The malware can go through the persons' email client and harvest the email addresses in their contact books or inbox and send them to cybercriminals.

  • April 26, 2017 at 11:43 AM by info

    Here is another scam:

    "From: []

    Sent: Wednesday, April 26, 2017 8:31 AM

    To: Meier, Henry J.

    Subject: Would You Like To Become A Member Of Our Team?

    We recruit thousands of individuals across the US and Canada to become independent Mystery Shopping sub-contractors. Most of our Mystery Shoppers or Auditors are professionals that work full time jobs, and Mystery Shop part time. Mystery Shopping has many great "perks". Most of the assignments have very flexible time spans and are a great easy way to make part time income. If you are interested, you simply complete our survey in the attachment bellow. It's absolutely free!"

  • July 18, 2016 at 9:18 PM by info

    Received via email:


    I get scams a lot and saw your site plus email to forward them. I checked the IP and was in Japan so figured not right. Didn't find anything at Ripoff Report using entire name with the Inc. But found the Walmart reference in a Yahoo search. Here is the URL this email link took me to "http://www.activitymoney .com/Walmart/freelancesurvey.htm".

    This is a easy way for me to report and I may start sending more. I think I threw away a Secret Shopper letter with a $1,6xx check which I was supposed to forward most of to someone else, sorry.


    - On Mon, 7/18/16, CareerBuiIder. com <> wrote:

    > From: CareerBuiIder. com <>

    > Subject: We have an open position in our team for you!

    > To:

    > Date: Monday, July 18, 2016, 6:00 PM

    > We have an open position in our team

    > as a part time freelance market researcher!



    > If you are interested in this offer..."

    • July 22, 2016 at 2:32 PM by info

      Just got a similar one:

      "From: CareerBuiIder. com <>


      Sent: Friday, July 8, 2016 6:15 PM

      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 please visit this link

      Or visit us at

      We have an open position in our team as a part time freelance market researcher!

      If you are interested in this offer please visit this link

      Or visit us at"

  • January 28, 2015 at 8:30 PM by an anonymous user from: Ghotki, Sindh, Pakistan

    The same phishing scam is located at the following address or URL:

    http://200.89.128 .29/JobDetails.htm

  • September 3, 2014 at 3:21 PM by an anonymous user from: Ferndale, Washington, United States

    I received this same e-mail from "" and the link directed me to a page with a Wal-Mart header. I was redirected to http://111.67.71 .30/OnlineApplication.htm. It just seemed like a phishing scam to me.

  • March 7, 2014 at 12:36 AM by an anonymous user from: Walnut Creek, California, United States

    I noticed on the one I got it's missing the "l" from builder

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