Friday, November 1, 2013

VCConscious Fake Job Scam Fraud

VCConscious job scam

Here is another Paypal job scam:
Comapny name is VCConscious (
E-mail listed doesn't work
Phones are never answered
Company not registered
Names of "Directors" don't exist anywhere
Michael Balck, John Kirk (HR)
I received this letter:

We would like to congratulate you on your status of team member of VCConscious Inc.

We hope you will be one of our best customer service representatives.

My name is Michael Balck . I am the head of the Regional Department VCConscious Inc.

I'm your chief.I'll send you a task and instructions.

You should full fill the registration form and send it back.

To start working and in order to begin processing the sales order you have to create a PayPal account to accept payments from our costumers.

You need to create a PayPal account to accept payments from our costumers. You must create a Business account.

You must select the following plan is Standard .Your business type is Individual.

In the second step (Business information) you register, you must complete the following fields:

Legal business name : (Your name) Conscious.

Date your business was established : 08.2013

Category : Service-other

Subcategory : Consulting service

What will your average monthly payment volume be? : 5K-25K

What will your average transaction amount be? 250$-500$

What percentage of your annual revenue will come from online sales? Less than 25

Do you sell on eBay? No

Your customer service email address ?your e-mai

Primary contact information

Your infornation.

Business phone: your phone

Home address: Same as business address

Then your account's status must be verified. You also need to remove limit Withdrawal and Sending.

You should follow the instructions that I gave you.

You must provide a report on this and also provide e-mail address to which a registered PayPal account.

Kind regards,

Michael Balck

The Head of Regional Department VCConscious Inc,

22 W Washington St, Phoenix 85004, AZ USA

After I told them that they were fake I got this reply (note the bad english):

If you will cause damage to the reputation of our company, we will hold you accountable in court our detriment. We are a real company. Our business is legitimate. You can report to the authorities, we are not afraid of audits of our business. But you have to understand that if you are wrong you will be punished according to the law of defamation and we will pay the damage. Now I will send all the information to our Law Department.

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