[SATLUG] Did anyone else get this email?

Hector Bojorquez hector.bojorquez at gmail.com
Mon Dec 10 18:26:04 CST 2007


Why would Abdul (an Arabic NOT an Indian name by the way) need a "farce"
resume?
Many of "them" are more qualified than the few here.

On Dec 10, 2007 6:05 PM, country <glenn.toothman at gmail.com> wrote:

> Many of this type email is a front to get your resume, and change names
> etc
> and let foreign nationals, especially from India, use them as a farce to
> get
> a H1B Visa.
>
> You will not get the position offered, and Abdul will get the job, based
> on
> your resume.
>
> It is a very common method to see what the 'talent pool' is in the states
> and use that info as well as many others that fall for it, to focus the
> hits
> on American Jobs by foreign nationals, most of whom cannot hold a sliver
> if
> the information we have in our heads.
>
> You do what you will, however, my suggestion is to let it go.  I and
> others
> in the states have been fighting this stuff since 2001.
>
> I love the one that wants your resume to fill a potential position in
> Bangalore India...   ya, right....
>
>
> Glenn T
>
> On Dec 10, 2007 5:19 PM, Dennis Myhand <dmyhand at suddenlink.net> wrote:
>
> > Chris Lemire wrote:
> > > Did anyone else get a similar email? I'm just wondering how these
> people
> > are getting my email, and I think it may be from this mailing list.
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > Dear Chris,
> > >   I found your contact details online while searching for linux/Unix
> Sys
> > Admin and Engineers for our clients. We are a search firm and work for
> > financial firms in London, Germany, NY and Asia. To this extent, a lot
> of
> > our work is done through search rather than advertising, and I hoped we
> > might be able to build a working relationship.
> > >   Current roles include Hedge Fund Unix engineer, Investment Bank
> > Linux/Unix Sys admin - facing into Quant Development group.
> > >   I hope we might hear back from you in due course!
> > >   Best Regards,
> > >   Mark Thatcher | Consultant
> > >
> >
> > Isn't Mark Thatcher the son of Margaret Thatcher?  I wonder what kind of
> >  a UNIX engineer a Hedge Fund would require?  This sounds like some of
> > the scams I have received with some of the wording changed to fit the
> > Linux/UNIX SysAdmin world.  But, you won't know until you look into it
> > further.  If they want money from you, tell them to piss up a rope.
> > Peace, Dennis
> >
> > > Kings House | 36 King Street | London | EC2V 8BB
> > > t. +44 (0) 207 7100280
> > > m. +44 (0) 7951 473626
> > >
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