I am sorry that you were taken advantage of while trying so hard to find a legitimate job. I am SUPER THRILLED that you did your due-diligence and trusted your instincts and ultimately avoided losing a lot of money to a scammer.
There are MANY scams of this nature and the more people speak openly about them,the easier it is to spot the scam and avoid it.
I hope more and more people start closely analyzing job offers, especially if it is for a job to which you didn't apply.
I am sorry that you were taken advantage of while trying so hard to find a legitimate job. I am SUPER... see more
Just got the same thing, I told them no thank you
Same thing just happened to me, I'm glad I found your website.
Omg I went through the same exact scam except it was Cardinal Health and the oay was 30 for training and 25 for job. Was the recruiter Mary Wind? Just so you know red flag 1 is how legit employers gave you get materials. I worked from home for a guy my then husband knrw and that was how it was set up. He researched computers and printers sent me a check and I paid for it. The only time I had to front the money was supplies because that was variable. Slow months I didn't need that many paper packs and ink lasted longer but I would keep the receipts and once a month mail them and he reimbursed me. Legit home employers don't have specific vendors you have to go through. Though. He sent me to best buy cause that was where he found the computer with the price he wanted to pay.
Omg I went through the same exact scam except it was Cardinal Health and the oay was 30 for training and 25 for... see more