This type of scam has been around for quit a while now. This type of scam usually involves money grams from Walmarts. As a private “contractor” you will be required to cash bogus money grams that unfortunately are fraudulent. The scheme is well explained here.
Our friends at Scam Victims United also offer a few more examples and testimonials from victims of this scam.
“Mystery Evaluation Inc.”
Received-On: Today 5:41 AM
Subject: Job Opening
We have a job opening for the position of Mystery Shopper, Mystery Evaluation Inc is a well established Evaluation Firm, We are a company that conduct surveys and evaluate other companies. We get hired to go to other peoples companies and act like customers in order to know how the staffs are handling their services in relation to their customers.
Once we have a contract to do, you would be directed to the company or outlet or restaurant, and you would be given the funds for the job (either purchase things or require services), after which you would write a comment on the staffs activities and give a detailed record of your experience.
Examples of details you would forward to us are:
1) How long it took you to get services.
2) Smartness of the attendant
3) Customer service professionalism
4) Sometimes you might be required to upset the attendant, to see how they react to clients when they get tensed (under pressure).
We turn the information over to the company executives and they would carry out their own duties in improving there services. Most companies employ our assistance when people give complaints about their services, or when they feel there are needs for them to improve their customer service.
Here is a chance for you to get a free shopping and dinner out, if you will like to be a Mystery Shoppers. You are to evaluate and give comment on customer’s services in different stores, shops and restaurant in your area code. You will be paid to shop and dine out, you will also have access to free meals, Free Merchandise, Free services, free travel, free entertainment and lots more. Your Identity would be kept confidential as the job states (secret shopper) you would be paid $200 for every survey you carry out, and bonus on your transportation allowance, and funds would be given to you if you have to dine as part of the duty. Your job will be to evaluate and comment on customer service in a wide variety of shops, stores, restaurant and services in your area. No commitment is made on this job, and you would have flexible hours as it suits you.
If you are interested, you have to fill the list below so we can look at your distance from the locations which you have to put your service into, and your address would also be needed for your payments.
You must be RELIABLE, detail-oriented, and write reasonably well, and have access to a computer with Microsoft Word and a reliable Internet connection, must be 19 years old and above, No experience needed.
Fill the list below:
First Name :
Middle Name :
Last Name :
Zip Code :
Country United States
Year of Birth :
Mystery Evaluation Inc.