Fake Nanny Jobs
The POEA Administrator Hans Leo J. Cacdac said that swindlers are targeting unsuspecting applicants offering them job as Nanny in
Cacdac said he received last week a memorandum from Labor Attache Luzviminda
Padilla of the Philippine Overseas Labor Office (POLO) in
endorsing Washington DC
the case of a Filipino national who requested assistance from the POLO to verify a
job offer from Barrister Martin Bishop, as Nanny for Mrs. Julie Adams of 206
In the job offer, a certain Martin Bishop represented himself as a Barrister associated
with Macroberts Solicitors based in
Cacdac said the victim has remitted US$276.99 via
Western Union to a certain
Qunesha Clewis of
1520 Sepulveda Ave.,
Apt. G, in San Bernardino, California
connection with the job offer.
Upon verification, the Washington POLO found out that Martin Bishop, Julie Adams,
and Qunesha Clewis were all fictitious names invented by the scammer.
Fake Nursing Jobs
After offering Filipino medical workers non-existent jobs in
United Kingdom, and United
Stated of America, swindlers are now luring them to “work” in . Singapore
Administrator Hans Leo J. Cacdac said Mr. Tan Zhiyi, the Human Resource Division of Singapore General Hospital has alerted him of numerous inquiries they received from Filipino workers asking about the authenticity of the job offers sent through email addresses firstname.lastname@example.org, singaporegeneralhosp @ojooo.com and
Cacdac said Mr. Tan has denied the emails came from them, adding that
their official emails use the internet address sgh.com.sg.
The target victims were required to pay PhP3,800 for visa interview preparation fee through a bank account, which Mr. Tan claimed was not owned by the hospital.
Typical of other fake e-mails, the sender assures the worker of nonpayment of placement and processing fees, and free accommodation and food allowance, but they have to undergo seminars such as visa interview coaching or English/British language training prior to signing an employment contract.
Cacdac said the scammers have previously sent emails offering Filipino
applicants nursing or caring jobs in
UK and . USA
Cacdac said recipients should not even consider answering such emails or
entertaining supposed job opportunities spread though social media like
Facebook and Twitter.
“It is safer for our jobseekers to submit their applications through licensed
recruitment agencies in the
Cacdac added. Philippines