Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Scammers Impersonating Total Oil & Gas / from / Fake Job Scam Fraud

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Image ImageFrom: "Total Oil & Gas" <>
Date: 3 Jan 2017 2:14 a.m.
Subject: Re: Letter Of Employment
To: Victim

Total Oil & Gas
1201 Louisiana Street
Suite 1800 Houston,
Texas 77002. USA

Hello Victim 

We received the documents you attached and I wish to congratulate you on your passed interview and inform you that we have gone through the answer scripts and your resume. We are satisfied with your answers and an offer letter has been attached to this email for your reference. 

We have contacted the United States Immigration department here in United States in regard to your urgent visa processing and you are expected to get all your travel documents ready with you and forward them to the assigned Immigration diplomat at the United States Embassy /Consulate in India. His Information's has been given below to assist you regarding your employment visa processing. You will have to immediately contact the Immigration diplomat at the United States Embassy /Consulate in India who is representing a higher percentage of expatriate status employee in Asia, Middle East, Australia, Europe and Africa with relations to these procedures. I have also attached his US Embassy Card to this email for your reference. 

Contact Person:  Diplomat James Stein
U.S. Embassy
Shantipath, Chanakyapuri
New Delhi - 110021, India
Direct Contact Numb: +919643381156 

NOTE:  In regards to the short period of time for the resumption of your work with us and to save time, we have directed you to contact Diplomat James Stein at the UNITED STATES Embassy /Consulate there in India for fast processing of your employment visa and work permit approval.

You are requested to forward a copy of your Offer Letter and copy of your travel passport to the office of Diplomat James Stein to prove that you are our candidate whom all the necessary assistant should be availed to enable them proceed urgently with your registration to avoid delay or cancellation of your employment visa with the Immigration services due to the late process.

Other documents required from the company has been forwarded to the office of (Diplomat James Stein) for further processing. Your file will be opened through the Immigration services in the name of (Total Oil and Gas Company) on your behalf to fasten up your visa process as soon as you meet up with the Immigration service requirements.

We have agreed that the cost of the visa should be paid by you" This is in accordance to the Contract Agreement Letter. However, the company management will send your flight ticket when we are informed that your employment visa is ready and the housing accommodation that befits family size not exceeding 4 occupants in its housing estate has been provided for you.  The cost of visa expenses incurred on the cause of procuring your papers will be refunded back to you within couple of days of your arrival here in the United States upon the presentation of receipt as evidence of payment. Note that you are expected to resume duty on or before February 13 2017.

You will have to immediately contact the Immigration Diplomat who is in charge of documentation & visa control department for urgent visa processing.  He will be assisting you in getting the Employment visa approval and you are requested to forward scanned copies of your qualification certificates and other required document stated below to him for your employment visa registration. 

1)  Scanned copy of your employment letter
2)  Company Contract Agreement Letter
3)  Scanned copy of your travel passport (First & Second Pages) and passport sized photograph.
4)  Your current residential address proof and a National identity card of your country of origin.

Note:  Your monthly take home salary will be directly credited to your bank account that will be opened for you by the Company. The payroll administrator will provide the details to you immediately you arrive here. You are entitled to ALL allowances, free accommodation, fringe benefits and other terms and condition of your employment which will be as per Company policies as applicable from time to time. You will be entitled to monthly starting salary of ($8,500 USD after all taxes has been deducted) 

You shall receive your payment on or before 30th of every month. Please endeavor to update us on your successful process with Immigration Services for liaison purpose.

Thank you for choosing a career with us.

Best Regards,

Mr Michael Moore
Senior HR Manager  
Total Oil & Gas
1201 Louisiana Street
Suite 1800 Houston,
Texas 77002. USA

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  1. I received the same scam offer from the same sender, only the contact phones are different:
    Mr Michael Moore
    Senior HR Manager
    Total Oil & Gas
    1201 Louisiana Street
    Suite 1800 Houston,
    Texas 77002. USA
    Tel: +1 (832) 478 8374
    Fax: +1 (832) 478 8375

  2. i received the same email with same contact person no. this seems total fishy. i received same from 2-3 email ids. one with domain and other from please beqare of such emails.


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