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Reporting User, Fraud

I would like to report user Susan W. 

I recieved an invitation to a job

https://www.peopleperhour.com/job/web-designer-1863207

I was instructed to conduct an interview via GoogleHangOuts, despite messages requesting to communicate with me through PPH. Here is the chat. They claim to be hiring for SAP SE. 

I will need a time you will be available tomorrow morning to get started ..
 
 
 
 
Tomorrow anytime after 7am
 
 
Admin desk
 
 
Alright i will be available waiting for you .. Message me once you are available tomorrow morning .. Okay
 
 
 
 
Sounds good. Thank You.
 
 
Admin desk
 
 
You are welcome .. Have a good evening .
 
Admin • Thu, 7:05 PM
 
 
 
Good Morning. 
 
Fri, 6:52 AM
 
 
Admin desk
 
 
Hello. I am available now 
 
Let me know when you are available to further more ..
 
Admin • Fri, 8:47 AM
 
 
 
Are you available ? 
 
 
Admin desk
 
 
Yes i am here now
 
I believe you are available for the job briefing/interview.
 
Admin • Fri, 9:32 AM
 
 
 
Good Morning. Are you available ? 
 
6:35 AM
 
Admin desk
 
 
Yes i am available .. How are you doing ?
 
 
 
 
Not too bad, and yourself ?
 
 
Admin desk
 
 
Great thanks for asking ..
 
 
 
 
Who am I speaking with ?
 
 
Admin desk
 
 
I am Mrs. Gesche Joost and i believe you are available to get more information about the company ..?
 
 
 
 
Correct
 
 
Admin desk
 
 
Alright good.. As we proceed further with the briefing and interview, you will get to know more about the opening position.?
 
 
 
 
ok
 
 
Admin desk
 
 
You have a total of (60) minutes for the Job briefing detail and requirements few questionnaire for the Interview session part ... You will be allowed to ask questions later.With each line just respond with an "OKAY" and a "Yes/No" when necessary Okay? A swift response is required and How are you today and are you prepared to proceed further?
 
 
 
 
Okay
 
 
Admin desk
 
 
To acquaint with, I'm Prof. Dr. Gesche Joost, Supervisory Board Committees, Now appearing to you as your Interview and Employee Relation Manager for SAP COMPANY. I am a Professor for Design Research at the Berlin University of the Arts and since 2005 is heading the Design Research Lab. I conducts research and development projects with international partners in the areas of human-computer-interaction, wearable computing, as well as user-centered design and participation .
 
 
 
 
Okay
 
 
Admin desk
 
 
Up until 2010, I was a junior professor for Interaction Design & Media at the Technical University of Berlin in cooperation with Telekom Innovation Laboratories. As a visiting professor, I taught Gender and Design at the HAWK Hildesheim. In 2009, I received the Young Talent Award for Science from the mayor of Berlin. I am the chairwoman of DGTF e.V.[German Society for Design Theory and Research] and a board member for the Technologiestiftung Berlin. I am also a board member of the German National Academic Foundation (Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes), an appointed member of the Synod of the Evangelical Church in Germany (EKD) as well as a full member of the Goethe Institute. 
 
 
 
 
Okay
 
 
Admin desk
 
 
INTRODUCTION: As the market leader in enterprise application software, SAP is at the center of today’s business and technology revolution. SAP helps you streamline your processes, giving you the ability to use live data to predict customer trends – live and in the moment. Across your entire business. When you run live, you run simple with SAP..
 
 
 
 
Okay
 
 
Admin desk
 
 
I am now Hiring for the SAP COMPANY and am here to brief and interview you more about the opening position. More About Me: www.sap.com/corporate/en/company/leadership/supervisory-board/gesche-joost.html
 
To ascertain more information about us visit our Official Website: http://www.sap.com/and https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SAP_SE . As we proceed further you can open another Tab and go on our websites while responding you're required to use 5 minutes of your time. I believe as we're proceeding further you're on our webpage because I will like you to know the process of this interview?
 
 
 
 
Okay. I have your website up.
 
 
Admin desk
 
 
An online interview is an online research method in which participants are asked a series of questions, given description of the company and the job position aided by the use of computer-mediated communication tools such as instant messaging, email, or video chat technology, but what we are doing now is the instant messaging method. I will brief you about the JOB but before that I will like to know what you learned from our company website?
 
 
 
 
That all of the information you provided has been copied and pasted from that website.
 
Almost verbatim.
 
 
Admin desk
 
 
Yes correct .. There is some information not listed on the website which i will like to provide them to you as we further more .. Okay
 
 
 
 
Okay
 
 
Admin desk
 
 
Here are some interesting facts we think you'd like to know about the job and our company: Soon we will be setting up a few branches near your location. That is why we are looking for 16 new hires to work from home. Once the new branches have been built at your location, you can either chose to work in the office or continue working from home.
 
 
 
 
Okay.
 
 
Admin desk
 
 
You will be working online and from home, the working hours are flexible and you can chose to work from anywhere of your choice, the pay is $60 per hour during full working hours and the training is $30 and you will be getting your payment weekly or bi weekly via direct deposit or paycheck and the maximum amount you can work a week is 40 hours. if you are employed you are going to be working as a full employee or part time employee. and not an independent contractor.
 
 
 
 
Okay.
 
 
Admin desk
 
 
JOB REQUIREMENTS:
-Must be USA/Canada/Uk Citizen Green -Card Holder
-Must be fluent in communication and English
-Must have a clear criminal charges
-Must be at least 40 wpm average
-Must be above 18 years
-Must be Independent
Hope you possess the above listed and Let me know if you are fully interested as we proceed further?
 
 
 
 
Yes I meet the criteria. 
 
Proceed
 
 
Admin desk
 
 
I will be giving you everything you need to know about the company (SAP), However before that we have a routine of confirming the identity of the person seating for the interview to enable us further more. The online HR Team will send you a text message shortly. Kindly provide me with your cell phone number so I can confirm your seating for the interview and we are good to go. 
 
 
 
 
Will disclosing my phone number am I submitting to any third party marketing attempts ?
 
 
Admin desk
 
 
How do you mean ?
 
 
 
 
If I give you my phone number am I going to get phone calls for sales or surveys ? 
 
 
Admin desk
 
 
You are needed to provide me with your phone number so you can get a code and further more with this..
 
Not at all ..
 
You will only receive a code from the google team .. Provide me with your number so we can proceed further ..
 
 
 
 
How can I verify your validity ?
 
 
Admin desk
 
 
I just provided that to you in our last conversation.. You don't have anything to be worried about . okay 
 
 
 
 
You provided me copy and pasted information off of a website.
 
SAP SE doesn't list this as part of any hiring process. In fact several scams were carried out and all "applicants" were suggested to interview via google hang outs. So, I ask. How can I verify your validity ?
 
 

3 comments

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    Kelly Official comment

    Thank you Kayla,

    Have you used our 'report' and 'send feedback for this job' function to enable us to act swiftly on both the job and user? 

    These functions can be found at the bottom of job posts or profiles/job invites.

    Thank you again.

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    Susan

    Wow.. so there is fraud in the hiring process as well!? People Per Hour is one big FRAUD site! Do not Use them!! If you decide to.. do Not give them Any of your personal information. I was a buyer and was working on a game app. I needed a sellers help on applying leaderboards, IAPs, etc. It has been a Nightmare ever since and PPH Customer Service literally does Nothing about it. Kurt aka Spun1k is the sellers name. He has stolen my personal information from when i had to give him access to my gmail account so that he can work on my game that was on google play store. While he had access to my gmail account he had changed all my passwords, pins, backup emails, etc. He even took control of my phone, pictures, web, Credit Card info, etc and gave all my personal information to complete strangers so I was stuck having to deal with ID Fraud. He also deleted all my photos, contacts, Everything! by factory resetting my phone. I have advised PPH Customer Support of all this.. even probided detailed information and Picture proof. He even clearly states in the workflow that "I gave all your personal information to the black market ...something is coming.. dont you worry, etc".. all because i wouldnt release $40 to him for an incomplete job. PPH still has done Nothing. In fact these morons had the balls to ask me for Proof that I ever contacted the FBI, etc. Tuh! Can you believe it!? It has been almost a Year now and they refuse to give me my $40 refund. I have contacted authorities, given them all the information they needed, etc. and this business will surely be shut down soon. But until then I warn you Not to use these people. It is Not worth the headache. Not to mention he never could complete the task at hand but kept feeding me Lies to try and get more and more money out of me. Giving me excuses as to why it was taking so long, etc. Id post pictures of the workflow but conveniently they dont provide this option. YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED! FRAUD 100% ! BEWARE!

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    Ellis

    Just Happened to me!... CARLA C. level 5... yea right.

    Freelancer with stolen account identity!

    I posted a simple job, change the layout of pre-existing packaging, sent images of the old look with a good brief and new pics.

    freelancer CARLA C. was chosen because they were level 5 and had nice looking portfolio work and fair price.

    CARLA C was "allegedly" from Canada, It was clear from the interactions this person was not who they claimed to be.

    They never read the spec, this was clear from the start!

    The grammar was very off, words not making sense in the work stream, then when I felt something was up, I confronted the person outright and they replied that I had no evidence to prove this and bombarded me with random work just so they could claim they have done many revisions  and wanted to be paid.

    I am knew to PPH, but I know a scam when I see one, and its my belief this person has acquired an old clients account or stole details from some where, then does the basic rubbish job with fake portfolio, which gives false confidence in the freelancers ability and the scamming freelancer knows the rules at PPH in order to get paid and the client gets screwed over! 

    This is criminal and serious data protection issues. PPH has serious security issues.

     

     

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