Work-at-Qantas Scam E-mails Circulating
According to a warning published in softpedia.com dated October 14, 2013, Internauts, especially those seeking jobs, must tread cautiously, as scam e-mails are circulating providing employment at Qantas, the Australian airline.
Addressing recipients as sir/madam, the fake e-mails tell that Qantas Airline provides services internationally in a diverse manner employing more than 10,000 foreign staff. The Airlines is proud to deliver this service to a number of different countries. Its local as well as international crew flies more than 900 trips every 7-days, usually via the brand-new A380 airplane.
The e-mails continue that Qantas' flight attendants work in a most natural, authentic as well as engaging way that's an additional feature of the airline's world-renowned premium service. Being part of Qantas opens huge scope to anyone who joins the airline's vibrant work-group environment. An everyday occurrence of coming in contact with new people, and journeying to different places worldwide, offer a thrilling experience in life.
Notably, the scam e-mails promote an aggregate of 39 separate kinds of jobs, including for cabin crew, administration, accounting, customer relations, air traffic regulation, pilots, chefs, maintenance, cargo, flight simulations, ticketing along with reservation, sales, retail, marketing, etc. Employees are promised of contract renewal every 5-yrs.
The messages invite all those wishing to apply to send personal curriculum vitae via the e-mail id firstname.lastname@example.org.
Nevertheless, the e-mails aren't any Qantas communication, but a ploy for deceiving employment seekers into establishing an online touch with crooks. Anybody that believes the e-mails and dispatches his CV is sure to get an answer supposedly promising him a position in the airline. There'll likely be fascinating pledges of high salaries and excellent working environment in the text, caution security analysts.
Alas, the e-mails further assert that prospective candidates must wire money as upfront fees for meeting different expenditures.
Certainly, the victim won't ever have the opportunity to start the (fictitious) employment, while the miscreants would vanish into nowhere with the so-called fee money.
Evidently, scammers have been exploiting Qantas' name again-and-again beginning early 2013, when Qantas itself cautioned consumers for being vigilant about fake e-mails regarding receipts and itinerary within e-tickets, during August 2013.
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