job scam

I got an sms saying my cv was successful for a position ,an I need to pay an amount to go to work, I went there on friday , submitted a cv , received an sms on saturday morning saying my cv was successful for a permanent packer position, and I should come on monday with an admin fee of 300 , I went there today , paid 300 and was told to go get medical clearance and fingerprints, and they just told me that I should wait for a call , I told them I needed my money back ,since its allowed be to change your mind within 7 days ,they didn't even provide a receipt, when we went there ,they tell us to come after 21 days ,knowing by then theyy would have moved  out from the building. we need urgent help

Report ID: 7739
Crime Category: Other
Province: Gauteng
Suburb: CBD
Address: 94 president street ,cnr small and president street, ottawa mall ,office 410
Crime Date/Time: 2 Feb 2015, 00:02 AM
Reported By: Username7739
Reported Date: 3 Feb 2015, 17:02 PM
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  • Mzamane 26 Jan 2017, 01:07 PM

    DEAR APPLICANT:REPORT 4 PERMANENT JOB GUARANTEED ADVERTISED ON GUMTREE@155 COMMISSIONER CNR VONWEILEGH STR.JOBURG.ILPA HSE,OFFICE 202.TOMORROW@7AM WITH CV.KYLE.Contact:060 903 6382 .When I call this contact ,I don't go through so I decided to drop the trip.Why are the law-enforcers silent about this?Who owns that building?

  • NeoCC 12 Jan 2017, 02:07 PM

    "Dear Applicant report @7am tomorrow 606 Ottawa mall. Small and president Johannesburg cbd bring cv ask for Jane" They are still at it. I knew from the advert that this was most probably nonsense but I thought let me give it a shot. These people are parasites. I mean really now, look at that SMS. Lack of letters. Please be careful out there.

  • bavana 6 Jan 2017, 03:58 PM

    Your Application Is Considered, Report 2morow
    @7am JHB Cnr Commissioner/ Von-Weilligher Strt Ilpa Hse 2ND Flr,Office No:201 Bring ur Cv,Id copy & ASK 4 KELLY

  • Berakhah 5 Jan 2017, 01:58 PM

    I give all the Glory to the Almighty God and His CHRIST in Jesus name for this site. Thank also people who created this site because I've just received the similar SMS which states and I quote: GOOD DAY Please report tommorow 7am with cv and copy of ID at Johannesburg corner Con wielligh & Commissioner, 155
    ILPA HOUSE 3floor no 302 ref: Yvonne.
    The police must start to raid this building and approach the landlord about his/her tenants who are using this buildings for fraud and corruption. It's been years now these scammers use the same building. We need action from the landlord and the police.

  • ajobseeker 4 Jan 2017, 06:22 AM

    We invite u 4job interview u applied/seen on internet 2MOROW 6:30am bring Cv,ID Copy&Pen@155 Comisioner&Von-weiligh str(JHB)ILPA H/s Ofc 212 Ask:Karen
    I got this SMS yesterday and I was ready to go this money but my husband said "what type of job interview at 6?"So when I decided to google to really know who send the message and the name of the company I was directed to this page.Thanks for the warning!

  • Jaybae 21 Sep 2016, 04:50 PM

    I got the same SMS: YOUR INTERVIEW IS SET FOR TOMORROW 7:00AM IN JOBURG, AT NO,155 COMMISSIONER & VOON WELLEIGH (ILPA HOUSE) 2ND FLR OFFICE NO:201 COME WITH YOUR CV RF:CHATEL an thank goodness I just Google'd the address an all of this came up. Thanks guys

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  • rebecca2 18 Aug 2015, 02:40 PM

    Report tomorrow morning ottawa mall coner president and small street jhb.for a permanent 410, by 07:00 am.bring your cv and id copy.REF ELDAH.thanks guys just received this nw

  • Ipfi2 18 Aug 2015, 09:37 AM

    Eish yaaah thanx hey i also recieved dis msg hey i wont be there dankie jou

  • thobile3 16 Aug 2015, 05:57 PM

    i paid 300 last year june office 503 for packers job.they say they wil cal me until today no job. i went there 6 times for my money and they say their boss is in a meeting

  • manzie2 15 Aug 2015, 10:20 AM

    yhooo guys thank you a lot I jus received that sms now saying I must report on Monday 7am and bring along my C.V for a permanent job..

  • Samke2 12 Aug 2015, 12:54 PM

    I received this SMS, and sent them an SMS saying that I am in the police force and we have been investigating them. We are on the way to their building to raid and take them all to jail for scamming poor people seeking jobs...LOL

  • cinthia 5 Aug 2015, 07:51 PM

    Guys thanx a lot I got the same massage for paying R400 for administration at Friday thanx for your help ,

  • lee58 3 Aug 2015, 12:19 PM

    Thanx i just got the sms n i had to check jfk it was a scam first because I've fallen for allot of scams before

  • JACQUES15 30 Jul 2015, 09:32 AM


  • Rhurhu 20 Jul 2015, 03:01 PM

    Yoooo thank u soon much guys 4warning us, I have been invited to attend an interview tomorrow at 7am at office 210,ILPA house. Something just told me to Google it yoooo....I didn't know its a scam eeh. Our president should do something about this eeh.. We've got qualifications but jobless. Eeeh

  • lele3 17 Jul 2015, 04:33 PM

    Thy jst sent me a text too,this pple are sick..a 6:30 am interview??pathetic shem!

  • BOYZNBAFANA 14 Jul 2015, 11:03 PM

    WOW thx you for all your advice I'm not going there job scem

  • lucky6 9 Jul 2015, 08:22 PM

    I was suppped to go ther tomorrow and something just told me to google directions and wat i find is wow. Thank u guys u are life savers....oh my God i was goin to fall into a scam trap

  • syd 9 Jul 2015, 04:19 PM

    Permanent Code 10 & 14 & Forklift Drivers, Report @ 94 President Stret, Ottawa Mall JHB. 5th Floor. Room 502. With CV, ID. Tomorrow @ 06:30 D04. THIS IS A SCAM I BELEIVE

  • syd 9 Jul 2015, 04:15 PM

    Almost fallen in the same trap thank you guys

  • khayalethu2 8 Jul 2015, 12:03 AM

    Iwent there myself ..ihv borrowed cash to pay them..isay bull shit these is our country no 1 should come and take from us by force..VIVA!!..BURN BURN BURN..BURN!! OTTAWA MALL MST GO DOWN.

  • Innocent 2 2 Jul 2015, 01:57 PM

    Report TOMORROW morning at OTTAWA MALL coner president and small street jhb.for a permanent job.office410.by0700am.bring your cv and i.d copy.REF LORRY. Guys I just got this sms an when I googled the street names I came to a surprise that those are scam people I nearly went there serious. President J. Zuma please help us as we will end up being killed or kidnapped we need jobs as South African youth.

  • sindi8 24 Jun 2015, 03:10 PM

    received an sms bring your cv @7 am at Ilpa house office 210. when u arrived they ask you to pay 400. please don't pay any money they rob people everyday.

  • sindi8 24 Jun 2015, 03:04 PM

    ilpa house in commissioner and von wielligh they ask you to pay 400 for job placement. please don't pay the money, there is no job they will offer you. it is just a can a person wo comes from Kenya offer you a job while he don't have a company.

  • kwanele2 22 Jun 2015, 12:44 PM

    I nearly blew 1500 of my moms hard worked money on all this bull shitt lord save these people who are feedind their egos, lifestyles but most sadly their kids with tier ridden money !!! so desperate but loosing hope if this is how things work.

  • G2 17 Jun 2015, 03:04 PM

    I also received SMS showing d same address 410 Ottawa mall. I was already finished preparing to go there tomorrow morning. So thanks guys for alerting us

  • Donald3 15 Jun 2015, 04:11 PM

    Hi guys i've just recieved an sms today 4rm these people ,they text me that i must bring my updated cv on thursday 18 june 2o15 at 7 am ,thanx to you guy i am not going the

  • Anonymous13 14 Jun 2015, 06:12 PM

    Got the same SMS from a lady with ref TTS for welding and boiler making permanent jobs on the 13th/06. Since saw this,won't waste my time and energies tomorrow morn.thanks

  • sihle 11 Jun 2015, 04:12 PM

    I receive the SMS today in the morning it was from a lady. Say I must bring my CV on this same address so I'm not going there since I saw this.

  • Kobus ( Meyerton) 10 Jun 2015, 03:47 PM

    My message was the same: Please bring your updated CV,at OTTAWA MALL,office 410,president and small street.JHB,CBD Tomorrow morning,7am.For permanent Jobs!! REFF!! TTS This happened today !sms from 0630662587 This originated from a Gumtree advert for drivers and forklift drivers..Sick man!! Take care all job seekers !!

  • Desmond2 5 Jun 2015, 08:08 AM

    I went there this morning and demanded to see my file, wich they could not provide. I confronted the person in charge and he simply told me that he don't need my R500 because a lot of fools will hand over their money. The passages were full of desperate job seekers and although I warned them they would not believe me.

  • palesa12 21 May 2015, 04:36 PM

    I just received an sms myself this morning, googled the location, it seemed dodgy so I googled further to ...till I came across these comments. thank you for making us aware, it did prevent me from getting myself into a lot of trouble. I was scheduled for tomorrow morning.

  • melody2 14 May 2015, 06:03 PM

    Blessing is now working at corner Fox and Von Brandis at ABC Motsepe Building at 5th floor he is a crook he doesn't have jobs not even one even the way he talks n he says no police can arrest him he doesn't refund he charges 800 he wanted to scam me luckily I was helped by his friend Stryke that one he is honest he delivers what he promises n he didn't take my money

  • francis7 12 May 2015, 03:15 PM

    Thanks I also received the same message on the same address.I always google before I applying for the job

  • vinolia 12 May 2015, 12:22 PM

    I called dis ppl today,they sent me an sms to come tommorow at 06:30 with my cv at number 502 ottawa desparately in need of a job but after I googled the place I founf out it was a so disappointed

  • Cedrickson. 17 Apr 2015, 06:02 PM

    I received an sms 17 April 2015 that i must bring my CV and I'd Copy. A company that is serious about hiring they'll simply call you for an interview. Be WARNED and AWARE. Never attend a company with googling them 1st.

  • thobile3 24 Mar 2015, 05:38 PM

    can we pls do something about this people who are eating our money

  • thobile3 24 Mar 2015, 05:33 PM

    i paid 300 in ottawa mall office 502 for a job as a packer last year june. they told me that they wil sms until today. i went there 5 times for my money and told that their boss is in a meeting .

  • Job Seeker March 18 Mar 2015, 02:27 PM

    I Received an SMS from this cell number : 073 991 9838. Date 18 March 2015 The SMS : Please bring your updated CV at OTTAWA, office 410 ,president and small street, J.H.B C.B.S tomorrow morning, 7am.for permant job,REFF: JN040 My comments. This is a very stupid SMS and very poor in presentation and grammar. I immediately suspected that it was a scam and googled the address and found that it is indeed a scam Please be careful out there. It is understandable in our times that there area a lack of jobs and an even bigger amount of desperate job seekers. If there are no official trademarks of an professional company or you suspect that it is a scam. Please do some research first and advice others of the scam as it can help save alot of people

  • terence4 7 Feb 2015, 08:48 AM

    There is a person that say his a markerting manager from vodacom and he is pestering and storking me since 3 February 2015 and again on the 6 of February 2015 I called vodacom and I am really pist of by this.

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