Email recruitment scam
18 Oct 2013
Swire Pacific Offshore Operations (Pte) Ltd (SPO) has been alerted to a scam which involves fraudulent emails, purportedly from the Human Resources Department of various Swire Pacific Offshore entities, such as “Swire Pacific Offshore (North Sea) Ltd” and “Swire Pacific Offshore Ltd”. An official report has been lodged with the police in relation to this scam.
The current scam alleges that the recipient has been shortlisted or accepted for various job opportunities in Swire Pacific Offshore and requests recipients to submit their resumes and CVs, to complete and submit various assessment forms and to send a fee for visa processing. These fraudulent emails have been sent from accounts such as email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org Please refer to Appendix A for the extract of the fraudulent email.
These emails and the email domain they are using are fake and are not associated with SPO in any way. Recipients are advised not to respond to such emails or to click on any hyperlinks embedded in such emails. Should anyone receive a suspicious email or message purportedly from the Human Resources or recruitment department of SPO, please contact us at email@example.com to verify the authenticity of the email/message. For those who are interested to find out more about seagoing employment opportunities with SPO, please visit SPO’s official recruitment site at http://www.swire.com.sg/People/Recruitment.aspx.