Re: Recruiter (?) Sets people up for identity theft!

Subject: Re: Recruiter (?) Sets people up for identity theft!
From: Chris Morton <salt -dot- morton -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Mon, 15 Jun 2009 08:14:03 -0700

What...? They didn't want a credit card account number with the exp. date
and CCV? That's refreshing!

> Chris

On Mon, Jun 15, 2009 at 7:37 AM, Zuercher, Darrell <dzuerche -at- tva -dot- gov> wrote:

>
> Unfortunately, not a new tactic.
>
> http://www.microsoft.com/protect/yourself/personal/resume_us.mspx
>
> --Darrell
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: techwr-l-bounces+dzuerche=tva -dot- gov -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
> [mailto:techwr-l-bounces+dzuerche <techwr-l-bounces%2Bdzuerche>=tva.gov@
> lists.techwr-l.com] On Behalf
> Of Pro TechWriter
> Sent: Monday, June 15, 2009 10:00 AM
> To: TECHWR-L
> Subject: Recruiter (?) Sets people up for identity theft!
>
> *Hey Whirlers:
>
> **I just got a request for a tech writer job from this company, with a
> request to send them a bunch of information they don't need for a
> preliminary inquiry, including a request for my complete social security
> number! And also a request for the rest of the information that would be
> enough to open any kind of credit card or other account in my name. Are
> they
> CRAZY?*
> Most people do know this, but just in case you don't: Never EVER send
> your
> SS# in email! Email is not secure, and anyone with a packet sniffer can
> get
> your number, and bingo, you are an identify theft victim.
>
> Here's what they sent me (and I am avoiding these people like the
> plague,
> because WTH are they thinking? And why do they want the SS to begin
> with?).
>
> Word to the wise--put this one in the spam folder.
>
> PT
> ===============================
> Please fill in the below details for correct submission of your profile
> to
> the client and Send your Updated Resume.
> Full Name
> Home Phone Number:
> Cell Phone:
> Hourly Rate:
> Full SSN
> Work Status (US or GC):
> E-Mail Address:
> Availability:
> Current Location:
> Best time for the interview:
> Currently Employed:
> Willing to Relocate
>
>
> Avion Systems, Inc.
> Phone: 678-935-7157
> Email : lokki -at- avionsystems -dot- com
> Web :www.avionsystems.com
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Recruiter (?) Sets people up for identity theft!: From: Pro TechWriter
RE: Recruiter (?) Sets people up for identity theft!: From: Zuercher, Darrell

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