Bogus Job Offers: a Warning

Discussion in 'The Barracks' started by TTH, Jul 13, 2021.

  1. TTH

    TTH Senior Member

    Very wise. The economic depression which has accompanied the plague has made many job seekers desperate and so insufficiently cautious.
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  2. Slipdigit

    Slipdigit Old Hickory Recon

    I work remotely. I was thinking we might have a job you try to get, but my office doesn't do anything close to your professional background.

    I suspect you don't have a security clearance either.
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  3. Steve Mac

    Steve Mac Very Senior Member

    Why not write a book?

    I’ve had so many people write to me recently mentioning a multi-million $ inheritance from a recently deceased distant relative I didn’t know I had, from places like Nigeria, Singapore, USA. There are also immediate deadlines that we have to beat, to stop my inheritance going into the government’s coffers instead of to me. It would be really great to have that money in my own bank account ASAP and I know that it’s so very unfriendly of me (and to my own family members to boot) not to reply, but despite the thought of being a multi-millionaire, being able to retire and sail slowly around the Med in my yacht, sipping champagne and eating lobster prepared by my 18 year old female Thai personal chef and masseuse for ‘elevenses’, I don’t really want them coming over to my place for a staycation. Oh, well… money isn’t everything…
    Last edited: Jul 16, 2021
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  4. TTH

    TTH Senior Member

    Well, actually I have written a book, plus large parts of several others. Only one of them is history, the rest being trashy noir fiction set in the 1950s. Guns, gangsters, grifters, gals, and like that. If anybody here knows any agents or publishers interested in such magoozlum please let me know.
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  5. TTH

    TTH Senior Member

    No, my analyst would tell you I'm far too insecure.
  6. Steve Mac

    Steve Mac Very Senior Member

    If I’m not mistaken, I believe I have ‘your’ book in my own collection! :salut:
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  7. CL1

    CL1 116th LAA and 92nd (Loyals) LAA,Royal Artillery Patron

    You only come this way once so dont worry things will sort themselves out.Keep battling on.

    The scammers will one day meet their maker and burn in hell and damnation for eternity.

    onwards and upwards
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  8. TTH

    TTH Senior Member

    Well, I hope you got something useful out of it.
  9. gash hand

    gash hand Well-Known Member

    We received this leaflet with our bank statement yesterday, I have checked it out and as far as I can tell it is genuine, it may prove of interest to you all.

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