Scammers Go Away

October 27, 2012 @ 4:48 AM | General with Comments Off on Scammers Go Away | Print This Post

So, I’m still looking for a part time job. Been applying anywhere from 5-10 jobs per day if I can find them. I’m going all across the board for this too. Hospital, admin to IT jobs since I have experience in all of it and do have 1 degree with another one coming next spring in the IT field.

I have even been trolling craigslist, knowing full well, that most of the jobs posted are scams. Today I hit the jackpot of scams. The posting title was for a Desktop Support & Computer Technician. Sadly, I saw the ad again and flagged it which they have already removed.

The Desktop/PC technician role is to provide a point of contact for end users to receive support and maintenance within the organization’s desktop computing environment. This includes installing, diagnosing, repairing, and upgrading all PC,The and provide end-user assistance where required

Troubleshoot and resolve end-user issues related to computer desktop
applications such as Microsoft Word, Outlook, Access,
Troubleshoot and resolve issues related to desktop/laptop computers and
peripherals.
Perform desktop and laptop re-imaging tasks.
Install software updates to desktop and laptop computers.
Install computer operating systems such as Windows 7
Install business software applications such as MS Office.

The preferred candidate will possess skills, traits and experience in the following areas: Must have a can do attitude focused on providing quality customer service.
Troubleshooting and repairing of computer hardware (desktop computers, laptops, printers, etc.)
Resolving technical issues with the Windows XP and Windows 7 operating systems and basic network issues.

Location: xxxxxxxxxxxx
Compensation: Good Hourly Wages
This is a part-time job.
Principals only. Recruiters, please don’t contact this job poster.
Please, no phone calls about this job!
Please do not contact job poster about other services, products or commercial interests.

I did get a response back though which you can see below. You tell me all the things wrong in it you see first.

nistued alowredst – brianjonesrepairit@gmail.com (hovering comes up with Brian Jones)

Hello xxxxxxx,

I have 10 of my company’s laptops (HP dv2500)for upgrading/reformatting, advice if both is part of your service line . All i need is you to remove Trojan virus that attacked all seven computers and re install avg free anti virus, And i want you to upgrade all computers from window vista Business to windows 7 professional. i have back up files for all computers,They have been attacked by various Trojan. Kindly advise the service charges for all the 10 laptop computers asap.

All computers are the same model,i want AVG home edition free anti virus,I will be providing windows 7 Professional Cd and License keys.

Looking forward to read from you.
Regards.

CEO

Brian Jones
BRIANPRVTTECH O Computer Systems, Inc

Screams scam to you too right?

I did a search on just Brian Jones Repair IT and got sent to scamwarners.com immediately. The dude didn’t even change the email except add a few extra pc’s in the beginning of the response as you see above but in the middle it goes to a different number.

I kindly wrote back stating that I did a search and that it was a scam and saw that there was another post exactly like the one I responded to on craigslist and I reported it. Let’s see if I get a response back from that now. :nono:


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