John Bilodeau

Michelle –

Type of a scam Employment

I received the following email after applying on a job on indeed by employer "lettalktotheworld"


Thanks for your email about your interest in the Admin Assistant position.You have an exciting personality from your resume, and you are a better fit for the job. Its part-time Executive/personal assistant work, the position is home-based and flexible (You can be in any location to carry out any of the activities). My name is John Bilodeau, and I am an independent Architect, professional Photographer, motivational speaker and a lecturer. I make portraits and cover all types of meetings, conferences, events, and festivities, usually on assignment.My work has been published in many publications and books. I bring a unique teaching style to students which guarantee creative and fun to learn by all student photographers while elevating them to new, exciting photographic heights that they have dreamed of. When I can, I travel, capturing some of the most beautiful places in the world.

Photography for me is all about the aesthetic. I like to create beautiful images. And I find beauty everywhere, especially in the imprint of life on people’s faces and on the landscape. I tell stories through my pictures. I especially love the nuances of black and white imagery. So much narrative is told in the gray areas.

I often conduct Live slide/talk lectures on Understanding Exposure, the Art of Seeing, Macro Photography and Photographing People throughout Germany, Canada, USA and Asia. I am presently in a workshop in Sydney, Australia and I will be here till the end of next week, after which I will be in Dallas,Texas for a workshop but will meet you before heading for the event in Dallas,Texas. The need to have a Personal assistant that will handle my assignment in Canada is seriously needed. While I am within and out of the country, I need someone who can stand in the gap for me with my administrative work. Your work duties are as follows :

# Book Flight/hotel and make event reservations

# Schedule my appointments,

# Mailings both sending and receive mails.

# Account receivable and deposit duties

# Planning and organizing meetings

# Organizing travel and preparing complex travel itineraries.

# Drafting communications on my behalf with clients and vendors.

# Receive payments from clients who want to attend my workshops or Live shows,

# Payroll duties for vendors

Wage is CAN$600 for 20hrs per week from Monday to Friday with Paid Vacation.

Since I am not available now to set up a face-to-face interview, you shall go through a questionnaire in my next email to ascertain your eligibility to work with me. For a proper review, kindly get back with the correct information irrespective of the fact that it’s on your resume, I need this for acknowledgment and mailing purpose,

Full Legal Name:

Address :

Apt #:

City, Province, and Postal code:

Cell Phone Number:

Two references from your past employer or immediate relatives/friends will also be appreciated.

I will be glad to read back from you with your interest in the job offer or otherwise.I will inquire in my next email about the type of office equipment you have available for me to make arrangements for the ones you don’t have available to yourself.

Best Regards

John Bilodeau

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