"Windermere Hotel London" Job Application Scam

Scammers are sending out fake "Windermere Hotel London" job application emails like the one below, requesting personal information from their potential victims. The scammers trick potential victims by claiming the Windermere Hotel, London has received their Curriculum Vitae (CV), has considered hiring them and wants them to complete a questionnaire. But, why would "Windermere Hotel London" want your personal information (name and telephone number) when it is already included in your CV? The reason, scammers are phishing for personal information from their potential victims. Therefore, recipients of emails similar to the one below are asked not to follow the instructions in them. They should instead, delete them.

Windermere Hotel London Job Application Scam

For those who have already responded to the fake email message are asked to be careful going forward, because the scammers will contact them using the information that they have sent and will use it in an attempt to scam them. So, do not be fooled by scammers because they know your name and other personal information.

The "Windermere Hotel London" Job Application Scam

From: Windermere Hotel London <windermere-hotel-london@live.co.uk>

Date: 05/10/2017 11:02 a.m. (GMT+00:00)

Subject: Dear Applicant,

The Windermere Hotel And Brasserie

(Winners of Bed & Breakfast 2013-2014)

Address: 142-144 Warwick Way, Victoria,

London, SW1V 4JE, England

+44 (7) 0359 01319

Dear Applicant,

I will like to inform you that we received your job application for a job placement here at the Windermere Hotel And Brasserie, After going through your CV, the management has considered hiring you for your service.

Below are some questions we would like you to answers. Please kindly read the questions carefully and provide us with your honest answers.

1- What is your full name?

2-Why do you want to work in Hotels?

3-Why do you want to work here? Why should we hire you over the others waiting to be interviewed?

4- What can you do for us that others can’t?

5- Can you work well under deadlines or pressure?

6- What are three positive things your Last Boss would say about you?

7-What are the things you like most?

8-What is your greatest strength? Why did you leave your last Job?

9-What do u mean by the words 'Service'?

10- What three specific job positions do you target from this company?

11- What salary are you seeking?

12-Are you willing to relocate to United Kingdom to do your duty as soon as possible?

13- Give three reasons why you want to work in United Kingdom?

14-Will you comply with the company laid down rules and regulations?

15-Will you be able to be patient with a customer when they are insulting you?

16- What’s your nationality?

17- Do you currently have a Visa and Work Permit?

18-The CV you sent, are they for you, and best describe you

19-Your personal Phone Number?

We are expecting the answers to these questions as soon as possible to enable us carry out further examination. As soon as we receive your answers we will furnish you with more information as regard your job application.

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September 10, 2018 at 11:15 AM by
"Windermere Hotel London" Job Application Scam

Here is another scam:

"The Windermere Hotel And Basserie

(Winners of AA Guest Accommodation 2017)

Address: 142 –144 Warwick Way

London, SW1V 4JE

Tel: 44 (7) 0359 01319

The Windermere Hotel And Basserie urgently needs the services of devoted and

immediately for job placement here at The Windermere Hotel And Basserie

as the Hotel Management intends to increase its man

power base due to increasing number of customers in the Hotel.


Employment Type: Full Time

Monthly Salary: 4000GBP and above depending on level of experience

Preferred Language of Resume/Application: English

Years of Work Experience: One year minimum


















































INTERNET SERVICE EXPERT working workers, who are ready to work after undergoing enlistment training in all sectors. Qualified persons should

contact us

If Interested, please forward your CV/RESUME via email to Mr Roland Shaw

for fast processing of application.

EMAILS: windermere-hotel-london@live.co.uk

send your reply to the above Email.


Wayne Johnson


The Windermere Hotel And Basserie"


June 8, 2018 at 9:44 AM by
"Windermere Hotel London" Job Application Scam

Received via email:

"Thank you for your advice in web.

I was wondering why they send me offer even without interview 😂

Thank you so much

God bless you xxxx

Sent from Yahoo Mail for iPhone

Begin forwarded message:

On Friday, June 8, 2018, 10:10, Windermere Hotel London <windermere-hotel-london@live.co.uk> wrote:

The Windermere Hotel And Basserie

(Winners of AA Guest Accommodation 2017)

Address: 142 –144 Warwick Way

London, SW1V 4JE

Tel: 44 (7) 0359 01319

Dear: Brian Sanjaya Dimor,

We have received your response to our questions sent to you in our previous email addressed to you. The management of The Windermere Hotel And Brasserie found your answers satisfactory. You have shown us that you are

competent and capable of delivery quality service here at the The Windermere Hotel And Brasserie.

The management of The Windermere Hotel And Brasserie will like to use this

medium to inform you that you have been accepted and offered a job placement here at

The Windermere Hotel And Brasserie. We are acknowledging you as our

latest worker. The management believe that you carry out your duties industriously.

This is an Affirmation that your experiences and qualifications were

found suitably qualified for the requirements of The Windermere Hotel And Brasserie,

London.This document attached embodies the Agreement Letter of the job

that is been offered to you. You are expected to sign and send back

scanned copy to us if you agree with the terms and conditions.

The hotel management will bear the cost of processing your Visa

and flight ticket. When your travel documents are ready, we shall

proceed with the securing of your accommodation here in London at the

company's Staff Quarters. We must have confirmed your visa, your

seriousness and willingness to join our team here in London.

You have to write a letter via email to our UK Visas And Immigration,

our Consultant here in the United Kingdom for the processing

of your Immigration Documents such as Work/Resident Permits Documents,

Foreign Affairs Certification and other supporting Immigration

documents before your job commencement period. You will also have to

forward scanned copy of your signed Agreement/Contract Letter to them

for confirmation that The Windermere Hotel And Brasserie, London employed

you, so as to enable them proceed further with the processing of your Immigration


NOTE: You are to bear some of your travelling documents processing

expenses upfront to prove your seriousness and commitment to work with

our reputable organization. You are to bear the cost for obtaining

your Foreign Affairs certification and Work Permit/Resident Permit documents

and if you know you are not capable of bearing it for prove of seriousness and willingness to join

this great company you are free to decline from this offer this company is rendering you.

The contact details of the UK Visas And Immigration are given below.

UK Visas And Immigration

Visa/Permits Services Directorate

Lysander Grove, London N19 3QY,

United Kingdom

Email: ukba.enquiries@live.co. uk

Tel: 44(0 )70111 30005

The reason for this personal processing of Immigration Documents by employee, is due to the fact that in the past after processing the documents for some employee they don't show up for job duty, where by incurring cost for the company. We therefore advice you to carry on every due processing with our immigration consultant for the procurement of your Immigration Document.

Also remember that any Expenses you make on the process of registering your documents shall be refunded back to you on joining as soon as you submit your expenses report.

Best Regards

Mr Wayne Johnson

HR Manager

The Windermere Hotel And Brasserie"


February 2, 2018 at 4:27 PM by
"Windermere Hotel London" Job Application Scam
an anonymous user from: Accra, Greater Accra, Ghana

Please I have received And açcept such informationwhich I am to pay for work/residence permit. thank you for your concern please how can I reject them because all my information are with them including scan of my passport and other document.


February 2, 2018 at 4:34 PM by
"Windermere Hotel London" Job Application Scam

Report it to the police.


January 30, 2018 at 8:50 PM by
"Windermere Hotel London" Job Application Scam
an anonymous user from: Jakarta Pusat, Jakarta, Indonesia

Dear Windermere Hotel London,

I've already got job application scam. From The Windermere Hotel And Brasserie

(Winners of Bed & Breakfast 2013-2014)

Address: 142-144 Warwick Way, Victoria,

London, SW1V 4JE, England

44 (7) 0359 01319 and also wants my personal information. Regards, Dee


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