Princess Cruise Line Australia Employment Recruiting Scams

The Princess Cruise Line Australia has been made aware of a series of fraudulent offers, or scams, for Princess Cruise Line Australia employment. The scammers falsely claim to be representatives of Princess Cruise Line Australia recruiting potential employees on behalf of Princess Cruise Line Australia. They’ve been known to offer assistance in securing work permits and visas in exchange for money.

Princess Cruise Line Australia Employment Recruiting Scams

The Princess Cruise Line Australia employment scams typically:

  • use the Internet or local newspapers to advertise false job openings.
  • request applicants send their application, resume, or CV to an illegitimate email address or fax number.
  • request that applicants wire funds to a bank account to cover processing and/or immigration fees.

A Sample of a Princess Cruise Line Australia Employment Scam

Subject: Australia Job Opportunities Open Attach, Apply Now

Dear Applicants

The Princess Cruise Line Australia urgently needs the services devoted and hard working people who are ready to work after undergoing enlistment training in Australia.

Open the attach document for more details on how to apply or you can send us your complete CV/Resume/Application Letter to ( for consideration.

NOTE: we offer paid training as we are interested in your personal development. Your timely response matters a lot!

Thank you

Human Resources

Princess Cruise Line Australia


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July 14, 2020 at 10:47 AM by
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an anonymous user from: Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

Hi-I recieved the same email-was it legit?


June 26, 2020 at 2:03 AM by
Princess Cruise Line Australia Employment Recruiting Scams
an anonymous user from: KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Hi, can someone confirm for me if this is legit or scam?

"Hello Bertus,

Congratulation; your Job application has been approved. Attachment bellow is the Job employment contract on your name. You are required to sign and return a copy of this contract letter before the management completes your working file.

As soon as we received your signed contract; we will send your Visa Application letter to Australia Immigration and Citizenship so they will start your Visa procession immediately to enable us meet up with your Job starting date.


Mrs. David Haddack

Human Resources Assistant Manager

Princess Cruise Line Australia


The information in this email is confidential and is intended solely for the addressee(s). Access to this email by anyone else is unauthorized. If you are not an intended recipient, you must not read, use or disseminate the information contained in the email. Any views expressed in this message are those of the individual sender, except where the sender specifically states them to be the views of PRINCESS PLC.

PRINCESS Cruise Line - Celebrating of cruising holidays


June 26, 2020 at 10:22 AM by
Princess Cruise Line Australia Employment Recruiting Scams

It is a scam.


October 7, 2019 at 3:01 AM by
Princess Cruise Line Australia Employment Recruiting Scams
an anonymous user from: Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

I have got the very same email word for word.


August 5, 2019 at 2:19 AM by
Princess Cruise Line Australia Employment Recruiting Scams
an anonymous user from: Sandton, Gauteng, South Africa

Hi, can someone confirm for me if this is legit or scam?


Your signed contract is well received. Your working file is now fully registered today. Company management sent Application letter for your Entry Maritime Crew Visa and Tour Working Permit to Australia Immigration and Citizenship. The Immigration Experts will contact you as soon as possible to start your Application.

In case if you receive a notice from Immigration Office; don`t delay to inform us so that we can follow up your Visa processing to enable us meet up with your Jobs starting date. You will receive your Visa working permit in less than 14 working days.


Mrs. Linda Fletcher

Human Resources Assistant Manager

Princess Cruise Line Australia



August 4, 2020 at 4:30 AM by
Princess Cruise Line Australia Employment Recruiting Scams
an anonymous user from: Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

I got the same response just from a different person


August 5, 2019 at 2:31 AM by
Princess Cruise Line Australia Employment Recruiting Scams

It is a scam.


August 5, 2019 at 1:53 AM by
Princess Cruise Line Australia Employment Recruiting Scams
an anonymous user from: Sandton, Gauteng, South Africa

I am in the process of being employed to work in Australia, yet so far I have received an appointment letter, No requests of payment so far I am hoping that this is not one of the scams


April 19, 2019 at 4:35 PM by
Princess Cruise Line Australia Employment Recruiting Scams
an anonymous user from: Oye, Ekiti, Nigeria

My name is Olusegun. An offer letter was sent to me after filling and sent to

I was asked to pay 385 dollars to receive my Australian Security Identification Card (ASIC)to an African country - in Giunea to a named receipient in line with Australian Immigration law, of which ofcourse, I did.

After a day I was sent certain document that showed that visa fee and some other fees has been paid on my behalf that made my visa working permit ready. I was now asked to pay 485 dollars to be able to receive the document thereafter visa.

It is at this junction I applied caution and determined to verfy the authenticity of the offer.

Pls. How can I genuinely start the process bcos I have interest in working in Austalia especially this princess cruise company.



April 19, 2019 at 6:37 PM by
Princess Cruise Line Australia Employment Recruiting Scams

It is a scam. Once the email came from, it is a scam.

Here are some email addresses being used by the scammers:


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Princess Cruise Line Australia Employment Recruiting Scams