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Employment Scam – Blue Cross Blue Shield Impostor
September 12, 2023
Total Dollars Lost
First an email from email@example.com saying
Dear Prospective Employee,
We saw your profile on LinkedIn and we are really impressed by your experience and background. Here at Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield, we are always looking to grow with talented people and achieve great things together.
Kindly advise back to the below contact if you’re interested in the available position for full Job Details.
We are an equal opportunities employer. All rights reserved.
Then after contacting the email listed I get
Dear Prospective Employee,
Thanks for taking time to apply for our Data Entry Clerk Job, this position will be a work from home (100% REMOTE).
Your application has been reviewed by our HR department, your qualifications match our requirements.
This position has great benefits which includes:
Paid time off
Days/hours for Full-Time: 35-40 Hours per week. Monday Through Friday from 9 AM to 5 PM.
We also offer part-time shifts, hours will be scheduled according to your availability. (15-20 Hours weekly)
Full-Time Weekly Salary: $1600.00
Part-Time Weekly Salary: $900.00
Collecting and digitizing data such as invoices, canceled bills, client information, and financial statements.
Maintaining a detailed and organized storage system to ensure data entries are complete and accurate.
Keeping a record of hard copy data such as invoices, inventory checklists, and other financial documents.
Establishing data entry standards by continually updating filing systems to improve data quality.
Addressing data inconsistencies by working with administrative staff to locate missing data.
Attending to data queries and reporting any major data errors to management.
Adhering to best data management practices and maintaining a high standard of accuracy and efficiency.
Answer the interview questions below if you are willing to be part of Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield.
1. How do you ensure you are staying on top of your data entry clerk calendar?
2. What has been the most challenging data entry project you’ve worked on?
3. What data entry skills are you working on improving right now?
4. How would you update an existing digital storage system to improve efficiency?
5. How do you ensure your data entries are detailed, organized, and error-free?
6. What would you say is the most important duty that an data entry clerk performs?
7. When working with confidential information, how do you maintain confidentiality?
8. What types of data are you familiar with entering?
9. Is there a part of being an data entry clerk that you like the best?
10. How did your previous experience and educational background prepare you for this role?
11. How do you handle the repetitive nature of data entry?
12. What are the top three skills that make for an excellent data entry clerk?
13.What do you think are your biggest strengths that make you a great data entry clerk?
14. Do you have a workstation at home for the remote job?
Thanks for your time. We look forward to having you onboard.
I reply to all the questions and In one day i get this
Good Morning *******,
Congratulations!!! Your experience is satisfactory and impressive, and we have offered you the position of an Data Entry Clerk (Remote).
The company’s HR department reviewed your answers to the Interview questions and gave their report. The good news is you’ve just been confirmed qualified for the position. You would be placed on a paid 2-week probation in order for the management to access your work ethics and efficiency. You will be fully paid for the 2 weeks probation.
You will be enrolled for top-of-the-line training that includes online training, and new hire class orientation. We are committed to helping you build a solid foundation and do your job to the best of your abilities.
Testing your efficiency for the week is to be in charge of the purchase and delivery of the company’s branded materials and equipment for your orientation and workstation. A payment in the form of a Certified Company Check would be issued to you by the company’s financial manager to take care of the expenses. More information on the task would be communicated to you.
Kindly fill the following information below to enlist into the Company’s Register for proper documentation, it is also required by the HR Department.
Cell number (For SMS):
What’s the name of institution do you bank with, so we can determine the payroll portal to put you on ?
Your paperwork (USCIS Form I-9 and W-4 forms) will be sent to you via FedEx after the probation period. I will be here to inform you before it is sent so you can be on the lookout for it.
At that point i don’t respond because they’re requesting personal information