I have to admit that this is one I invited in. I’ve been applying to various research groups in an attempt to make money, some of them pay pretty good and you get fed to top it off. This one actually seemed pretty legit until I got the following email from them. Do yourself a favor and avoid Tidak Global Research

From: Tidak Global Research Inc.

To: A Carvelli <acarvelli@rocketmail.com>
Sent: Thursday, May 10, 2012 5:53 PM
Subject: Re: Research project

Dear Applicant

Thank you for your recent online application on Craigslist to join our Focus Groups. We appreciate your quick response as it reflects a good sense of responsibility and efficiency. The position you applied for is already occupied, but we have another survey that pays he same $200 Per survey.  Only few candidates are required for this survey, so kindly go through the information below and get back to us if you are interested.

We are a result-oriented Development and Management Consulting firm involved in helping Companies to achieve market leadership and Improve connections between professional service firms and their client organization. Our company is currently conducting a survey on Walmart MoneyGram Outlets to help measure and improve the effectiveness of the services they provide.This is as a result of complaints from some reliable customers about their unprofessional approach to work in most Money Gram centers.

The survey involves you patronizing a Walmart MoneyGram Outlet in your area  as a customer and give us a feedback on your overall customer experience by filling a simple online questionnaire. Each survey takes a maximum of 50 Minutes to complete and you’ll be paid $200 for every survey completed, No Sales Involved and this will not inconvenient your present job.

Some of the simple questions in your Survey Report will be:

…    How well were you treated?
…    Were the employees friendly and courteous?
…    Did you receive prompt service?

The answers to these kinds of questions are extremely valuable to any business – You’ll be providing important information that will be used to improve the quality of businesses everywhere.

You do not require any special skills for this opening, however in order to apply for this job you must ensure you have access to your E-mails two (2) times a day and must read and respond to all notifications within 18-24hrs.

If you would like to be considered for this survey, please fill out the Application below as we hope to Welcome You to Opinion Outpost?

Application Form
Full Names …………………………………..
Address……………………………………….
City, State, Zip Code……………………….
Cell phone number ………………………….
Please answer the question below with a YES or NO
Are you a citizen of the U.S and if not are you eligible to work in the U.S?
……………………………………….

I am content that the information above is correct and accurate. Am aware that false information may lead to my disqualification.
Date …………………………………

Mr. Jeff Walker
Marketing Research Manager
El Paso  TX
(915) 502-0625
Tidak Global Research Inc.
http://srgglobal.sharepoint.com/

 

Don’t forget to keep sending me your spam at acarvelli@rocketmail.com

For more serious blogs check out my portfolio at Killer teacup or my writing blog at Ghost of a Writer

2 thoughts on “

  1. now they’re doing the same ol’ same ol’ but it’s “western union” they’re “testing” and will be happy to send you a fake check that WILL clear your bank.. for just long enough to have you send them all but the “$200 fee” one “gets” … it’s very 419er (“I go chop your dollar” – hear that song on YouTube) old-school Nigerian in approach but this time it must be an out of work English teacher there or… Russian Mafia… or… (gets my vote) our colluding justice agencies eliminating the middleman

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