Thursday, November 27, 2014 / Fake Job Scam Fraud

Please read carefully because this applies to every job offer you receive!  99% of email job offers are scams!  No real company hires you without an in person, face to face interview.  An email, online or telephone interview is always a scam!  No real company ever charges any money for a job  for any reason whatsoever!  Not for a visa or work permit, deposit, housing or courier charges! Read:  Scammers will ask you to send money to a fake embassy official, travel agency or lawyer who is a really the same or a different scammer!!  No real company, government or visa agent ever uses a free or public email address (, etc.)  Email addresses like,, etc. are also free email addresses. Read: No real visa agent ever requests money via wire to a bank account or by Western Union or MoneyGram. Read: No real company uses a telephone number that begins with +44 70, +44 871, +44 870, +44 844, or +44 845. Those are forwarding numbers which are not in the UK.  Read: If the company does not have a website or the website does not work, it is a scam!  Do not assume a website is legit!  Read  

There are no exceptions!  Don't let a scammers convince you otherwise!  A scammer is only as smart as his victim is naive!  If something sounds too good to be true, it is a scam!  Publicity defeats scammers.  Post the scam emails you receive and warn your friends  Always "Google" all telephone numbers, email addresses and websites in any job offer to see if it has already been posted as a scam!     

3rd message from this email
  Department of Immigration and Border Protection
Wellington Central, West Perth,

Western Australia 6005,



Welcome to Australian Immigration & Border Protection National Process unit. Kindly peruse the attachment and return scan copies of listed requirements as soon as possible. Endeavour to urgently contact your new Australian employer, Hancock Petroleum Refinery for your offer letter of employment as well as assigned Australian immigration lawyers through:  for your assessed Penal clearance certificate respectively.


Hon. George Smith,
National Process Coordinator,
Department of Immigration and Border Protection,
Wellington CentralWest Perth, 
WA 6005, Australia.

This is the 4th message and file from this email
​​Department of Immigration and Border Protection Building
15 Harwood Road London,
England SW6 4QP,
United Kingdom.
Attention:                                                                                                                                                                                                       CASE IDENS-SSS-AIBP-GRS-457;          

The ENS Scheme enables Australian employers to nominate or recruit skilled overseas workers to fill job positions outside the Australian labour market or through the employer's own training programs especially where it deems fit to cut costs on recruitment process and remuneration package in general. Positions must correspond to employers present vacancy and proof of appointment letter be issued by hiring employer to be qualified for this emergency and lean visa/work permit process. 

Thus, related employer must pay at least the minimum salary specified for the occupation in a government Gazette Notice, where advertised positions must be full-time and available for a period of 4 years. Positions must also be in accordance with the standards for working conditions provided for in relevant Australian workplace legislation. 

In addition, applicants must ensure they have the skill and any necessary qualification to do the Australian job for which they have been nominated & recruited. Applicants must as well undergo Australian Immigration monitored Penal assessment & clearance in one of diplomatically assigned regions depending on applicants country of residence during the period of application to ensure that the security state of Australia in general is not altered through skill migration of illegal personnel. 

According to Australian Immigration & Border Protection regional classification, your country's Penal screening & assessment is under United Kingdom Province. Therefore, Your file was transferred to the Australian Immigration & Border Protection Regional office in London, United Kingdom and have been assigned a personal caseworker who will guide you through every step of the process, from confirming your eligibility and gathering documents to, lodging, soliciting and administering your Penal clearance to Australian Immigration & Border Protection and legally ensures that your emergency visa and work permit are processed and issued swiftly under the new emergency lean process routine.

Thus, the total cost of Australian Immigration & Border Protection Penal assessment, screening, clearance and certificate is £475 GB Pound Sterling for each applicant/family member relocating to Australia under ENS job offer at Hancock Petroleum Refinery.

 To meet up with urgent nature of emergency process time range, payments are remitted and received via Moneygram money Transfer to facilitate same day financial remittance and clearance as required in Australian Immigration lawyers lean process routine. The Moneygram must be paid via and received same day by your Australian Immigration Regional senior caseworker; Barrister Jackson Wayne, at Australian Immigration and Boarder Protection Regional Building London, United Kingdom. 

Ensure to copy Australian Immigration Lawyer's caseworker detail & information correctly to the Moneygram agent in your resident country and send your fee as swift as possible via:

MoneyGram Detail:
Mode of Payment: MoneyGram International
Receivers Name: Jackson Wayne
Receivers Address: London, England, United Kingdom.
Amount: £475 GBP (each applicant)

Your prompt payment is highly required to finalize your Penal assessment, screening, clearance and certification as swiftly scheduled. You must complete and return your signed family declaration form with a copy of your penal clearance moneygram payment slip as urgent as possible. We shall authenticate your completed family declaration form with your Penal clearance certificate once your Penal assessment fee has been received. Endeavour to forward your Penal clearance certificate immediately it is processed with your notarized ENS family declaration form to Australian Immigration & Border Protection national process using email attachment as they instructed earlier. 

Thanks for your cooperation and wish you and your family a swift and successful relocation to Australia.

Barrister Jackson Wayne,
Australian Immigration Lawyer/Case worker,
Department of Immigration and Border Protection Building,
London Regional Chamber, England United Kingdom.


  1. I was so stupid to believe them! This is their 3rd email to me after I got "accepted" by their company - MINERVA OIL AND GAS - which, apparently is non-existent!! At first I thought the company was legit. It appears on many job search links (they have done pretty well on baiting other people). Ugh. Job seekers PLEASE BEWARE!

    Department of Immigration and Border Protection
    170 Clarendon Street, South Melbourne,
    Victoria, 3175,


    Welcome to Australian Immigration & Border Protection National Process unit. Kindly peruse the attachment and return scan copies of listed requirements as soon as possible. Endeavour to urgently contact your new Australian employer, Minerva Oil & Gas Refinery for your offer letter of employment as well as assigned Australian immigration lawyers through:  for your assessed Penal clearance certificate respectively.


     Hon. Richard Green,
    National Process Coordinator,
    Department of Immigration and Boarder Protection,
    Clarendon Street, South Melbourne,
    Victoria, 3175 Australia.

  2. PLEASE BE WARNED!!! This is a scam. I almost fell for this but I caught on after googling the email and seeing this website. OZ Oil & Gas is a FRAUD! the company does not exist!. This is their second email to me after I completed their online application and interview form.
    Subject to your recent application and swift skill assessment as required by Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) International graduate recruitment scheme, we are happy to inform you that you are successful and qualified to work and join our elite team here at OZ Oil & Gas Limited Annex as: Petroleum Engineer.

    Kindly complete attached EOI form and forward completed copy to Australian Immigration & Border Protection as been instructed on attached skill assessment confirmation note above.

    Thanks once again for your intent, drive and interest to progress your graduate career with us at OZ Oil & Gas Limited, South Australia.


    Mark Rankmore,
    Recruitment | HR Manager,
    Corporate Headquarters,
    OZ Oil & Gas Limited,
    163 Greenhill Road | Parkside | Adelaide | SA 5063 | Australia
    (: 061-8-7200-6695 | Fax: 061-3-0543-1080,

  3. Please Beware of this fake people using fake email address like, fake big company name like Raptis construction Company. of a truth Raptis Comapny exist with the same address the scammers were using but the real company those not know anything about them. please be carefully they are 419.

    check this out

    To our valued Employee,
    Sequel to Raptis Constructions’ Labour Market Testing & skills assessment through Australian Standard
    Classification of Occupations (ASCO) standards, the recruitment team as well as the HR executives congratulates
    you officially, on behalf of the company management, on your successful application and employment skills
    assessment. In correlation with the corporate assessment indicators, we thereby confirm that you have required
    skills, experience, intent, drive and qualification necessary to join our elite team here at Raptis Construction
    Limited Australia. Kindly fill & sign attached Sub-Class 457 ENS Expression of Interest (EOI) form and forward the
    completed copy to your Australian Immigration and Border Protection regional process coordinator via email:
    As stated initially on your completed recruitment application form, your terms and conditions of employment must
    be no less favourable than those that are provided to an Australian performing equivalent work with graduate
    level remuneration package.
    Due to urgent nature of our advertised vacancies, we have concluded a successful Labour Agreements with the
    Minister and Australian Labour Union, sealed by a diplomatic undertaking that enhanced diplomatic flexibility to
    tailor our new sub-class 457 skilled workers relocation arrangements other than Sub-class 457 traditional
    mainstream & hierarchical application routine. Consequently, Raptis Construction Limited must ensure that
    successful applicants’ Temporary Work (Skilled; (ENS subclass 457); 4years) visas’ and work permits’ are processed
    and issued under stated diplomatic emergency routine’s lean arrangement to enhance their prompt relocation to
    Australia. Therefore, new international employees with post-secondary qualification/certificate taught in English
    are exempted from further English tests. Moreover, all our advertised vacancies are under graduate level
    remuneration status and exceed the English language requirement exempt amount.
    Since (subclass 457) program provides a way for multinational employers with skill shortages to recruit overseas
    workers, while ensuring to also invest in the training of Australians, be informed that after a period of employment
    of two years in the same position, we may be able to nominate/sponsor interested employees of the subclass 457
    holder for permanent residence through the Temporary Residence Transition stream of ENS or RSMS.
    Thus, your employment reference number, job specification, remuneration package, fringe benefits, official
    resumption date, annual tax, contract duration and the company's brief code of conduct shall be listed on the
    appointment letter of employment {offer letter} which shall be sent to you subsequently as shall be instructed by
    Australian Immigration & Border Protection.
    Once again, we appreciate your drive, interest and intent to join our elite construction team here at Raptis
    Construction latest annex, Queensland Australia.
    Dr Jeff Farrell,
    HR Director | Recruitment Manager,
    Raptis Construction Limited,
    23 Ferny Ave, Surfers Paradise Queensland 4217 Australia.
    : 061-8-7200-6695 | Fax: 061-87200-6694,


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