Victim Location 98158
Type of a scam Employment
I applied for a job on the Best Buy website and had also applied for other various jobs through indeed.com.
I received an email through indeed.com stating that Best Buy had approved my job application and wanted to hire me, it then linked me to www.attentivebackcheck.com where I was asked to pay for a background check.
I never applied for Best Buy through indeed.com, I applied for Best Buy through their actual website where my application is still under review. I contacted Best Buy asking them about this, they told me they never ask any applicant to pay for a background check, and that their interview process is far more extensive than stated in this fake email.
I did a quick search and found two posts about similar emails for job applications linking back to this same site, and also found that the site has not been up for that long. There is no detailed information or legitimate contact on the website, and searching for the address listed on their site shows the Museum of American Finance.
I am pasting the email below.
Reminder: Michelle Sanchez emailed you via Indeed Resume
Michelle Sanchez via Indeed <[email protected]>
12/31/15 (1 day ago)
Reminder: this email from Michelle Sanchez is awaiting your response
After reviewing your application, we are delighted to inform you that you are the perfect candidate for the job. Congratulations on your offer of employment with Best Buy! This e-mail confirms your acceptance of the Customer Service position. We will contact you to establish your start date upon satisfactory results of your background check. Please go to www.AttentiveBackCheck.com and fill out your background check as soon as possible.
Once your start date is confirmed, your manager will contact you to welcome you to the Oasis team. You will also receive two emails containing important information, including first day reporting instructions and details on the new hire process. Be sure to read this information carefully.
Congratulations on your new position. We look forward to you joining our team.
Job Title: Best Buy – Customer Service Position ($15 per hour)
Company: Best Buy
At Best Buy our mission is to leverage the unique talents and passions of our employees to inspire, delight, and enrich the lives our customers through technology and all its possibilities. If you have a passion and curiosity for what is possible and enjoy people, we invite you to join us on this mission. Best Buy Sales Consultants excel at selling products and services, working closely with other members of the sales team. They accumulate the appropriate knowledge and expertise through continuous learning and self-development. Then, armed with the right tools and knowledge, they create ease and add value to the Best Buy shopping experience, ensuring customers’ end-to-end needs are met. As a trusted adviser and partner, Best Buy Sales Consultants deliver unique customer value by developing strong relationships with customers, bringing them a little closer to family and friends by helping them close the gaps with technology. You’re a techno learner who enjoys working with people–employees and customers! Sales Consultants must not only know latest products—games, consoles, accessories, mobile devices, laptops, tablets–but stay ahead of the curve by frequently exploring and learning about new products and solutions.
Essential Job Functions:
Engage customers using selling skills to build complex, connected solutions in a fast-paced, dynamic environment where customers feel supported and leave delighted.
Inspire customers by showing them what’s possible with technology.
Use innovative training tools to stay current, confident and complete, driving profitable growth and achieving individual and department goals.
Accumulate and apply the appropriate knowledge and expertise through continuous learning and self-development, enabling you to provide an excellent customer shopping experience.
Maintain your department’s merchandising and readiness to serve customers. Back up the sales team for phone and store pickup.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $15.00 /hour
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