Edge Therapeutics Inc (Spoof)

Caleb – Sep 21, 2020

Same thing happened to me as well. I am so glad I did not fall for this.

Marcus –

Victim Location 33033

Type of a scam Employment

i received an email stating dear applicant, you application was approved to move to an interview with James Loughlin via Hangouts offering $20 per hour work from home position. asking me to tell him about myself my age. i asked if he can email me my original application that was approved and gave no response.

Colleen –

Victim Location 19802

Type of a scam Employment

I have had online interviews before, but none of this calibar. I did not give out too much information.

Inital E-mail:

Dear Applicant,

Our Recruiting Team viewed your resume published on www.indeed.com for an Administrative/Customer Service Job (Full Time/ Part Time) and we are pleased with your qualifications, We believe you have the required qualifications to undergo an online interview with Mr James Loughlin. You are required to set up a screen name with (www.gmail.com) and invite him on Gmail Hangout messenger on ([email protected]). Report online as soon as possible for an interview.

Other Positions Available : Customer Service / Front Desk Receptionist / Data Entry / Payroll Clerk / Accountant / Administrative Assistant/ Secretary / Call Center.

Your verification code is HREC34764 this would serve as your identification number throughout the on-line hiring process. Your timely response matters a lot.

Interview Scheduled : (Online)

Time: ASAP

Venue: On line Via Google Hangout

Training is Available

Your swift and timely response matters a lot in this beneficial position. We look forward to having you on the team. Please if you do need an assistance or need a reschedule on the interview do not hesitate to contact the Hiring Manager at ([email protected]). Thank You!


Human Resources Department

Edge Therapeutics, Inc.


Hi and how are you doing?

I’m well. I was video chatting you for the interview. I just received the e-mail

Are you available to video chat now?


The interview is through chat, this is a new way of conducting interview with multiple candidates at a time.

Oh Okay. I am sorry.

Well then I’m ready.


Before we get started, here is a brief summary about the company. Edge Therapeutics, Inc. is a clinical-stage biotechnology company that discovers, develops and seeks to commercialize novel, hospital-based therapies capable of transforming treatment paradigms in the management of acute, life-threatening neurological and other conditions. i would love for you to glance through the company’s website http://www.edgetherapeutics.com. You have 5 minutes to go through the company’s website. So we can proceed further with the job briefing and interview.

I have already reviewed the website.

I think it’s great to save lives through treatments. As I had a brother who passed due to an aneurysm. Seeing this research manifest is very impressive.


Welcome back.

To start with, I am James Loughlin and I was born in the Year 1957. I have served on the Board of Directors at Edge Therapeutics Inc. since November of 2011 and is the current Chair of the Audit Committee. Since 2007, i served as an independent director for Celgene Corporation, where i chaired the Audit Committee. I have also been a member of Celgene’s Compensation Committee since 2008. I’m a member of the Board of InspireMD, served as a member of the Board and lead director of Datascope Corporation and on the Board of Alfacell Corporation. I retired in 2003 after 40 years at KPMG LLP, a leading professional accounting and business consulting firm. As a partner at KPMG, i served for five years as a member of the board as well as National Director of the Pharmaceuticals Practice and as Chairman of the pension and investment committee of the KPMG Board from 1995 through 2001. I’m a certified public accountant and received my B.S. degree in Accounting from St. Peter’s University, New Jersey in 1964. Please introduce yourself, indicating your name, age and location ?

My name is *** ***, 32 and I reside in Delaware.

Your credentials are very impressive, Mr. Loughlin.


Equal Employment Opportunity:

Edge is an EEO employer – M/F/Vets/Disabled. Our Company provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics, disability or protected veteran status. In addition to federal law requirements, Elekta complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.

The positions available are Front Desk, Data Entry, Administrative Assistant, Human resources ,Medical Biller , Data Analyst, Office Assistant Customer Service Representative, and Clerical.Which of these positions can you handle ?

I can handle many of the positions being Front Desk, Data Entry, Administrative Assistant, Data Analyst, Clerical and Office Assistant as you should have seen per my resume. Data Analyst is one I’m most interested in. However, any position will suffice.


Our employees pay is $20 per hour. Training is available and it would be conducted via On-line, Strictly for 10 days. Employee will be paid for their training with awesomely rate of $18.00 hourly. Training hours are 3-4hours daily. The training sessions and hours are also flexible. Working Part Time is 25 hours and Full Time is 40 hours weekly. This is strictly on-line and a work from home job where everything is been done on-line remotely. You can choose to work from home or anywhere of your choice. The working hours are flexible.

Benefits are: Day to Day Living – Auto & Home Insurance, EAP, Legal Plan, Vacation and Holidays, Tuition. Financial – 401K Savings, Profit-sharing. Health Coverage – Medical, Dental, Vision, HCRA. Life & Disability- Basic and Supplemental Life and Accident Insurance, Short and Long term Disability Insurance. Wellness- Fitness and Weight loss Discounts, Tobacco Cessation. All this are for both Full-Time and Part-Time Employees.

I would prefer Full-Time.


Working hours are between 9am to 4pm CST. All activities and corresponding time are to be recorded in excel spreadsheet that will be coming along with your working materials. As for your duties, i will assist you with any difficulties by E mail.



Duties & Responsibilities are: Tracks data and source documents.Prepares and sorts source documents, and identifies and interprets data to be entered. Compiles, sorts and verifies data for accuracy. Contacts responsible parties to resolve moderately complex questions, inconsistencies, or missing data. Enters alphabetic, numeric, or symbolic data from source documents into computer following format displayed on screen, and enters necessary codes. Compares data entered with source documents identifying errors and subsequently correcting any errors. Files or routes source documents after entry. Responds to inquires regarding entered data. Maintains daily count of work processed. May create periodic reports for management.

Preparation of Balance sheets (Mini), account balancing, invoicing recording,proper data analysis of sales records and recording pay slips into accounting database all these will be done through the use of the Accounting Software.The Supervisor, who would be attached to you on-line, He/She would assign logs of duty daily and you would be required to work according to instructions, using the Microsoft Office tools and the Accounting software. Now the function of the Accounting software is to arrange, formalize and manage the data you have processed, sent to your supervisor via E-mail.

Will these duties be a problem to you ?.. Can you handle them effectively ?

These duties would not be a problem for me, but I have a couple of questions. 1). If hours are from 9-4, how is that 40 hours for full-time? 2). Will the software and materials that are needed free?



I will tell you everything you need to know as we proceed further

Also, would you happen to have some references and reviews from other employees?


Yes during the Training period

I see that you are not credited with the Better Business Bearu, why is that?

2 mins

Unknown left the Hangout.

4 mins

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