Mr Robert Moore: Nanny scam ad on Craigslist

Posted on by Deborah | in Nanny News

This was sent in this morning by a nanny applicant who replied to an ad on Craigslist. I love the question: Do you have a valid bank account? How is this a question an employer asks a candidate. Please do not be fooled by these types of “job offers.” To read more about how these scammers operate, go here.

<,Thanks to the internet access that made me locate you, my name is Mr Robert Moore, My wife died Six months ago of Car Accident,I don't want to talk about this but I think it is important since you would be working as John's Nanny. John is 5 year's old . I am out of the city based on my business that is really booming here and my son will be arriving shortly back to the city next week, precisely on July 24, John is here with me right now for holiday .After a serious discussion with my father-in-law concerning a proper care for my son, we finally decided to search for a good and responsible Nanny/babysitter. Below you see our offers.The hours are 9:30 am - 3:30 pm Monday - Thursday, on Friday until 4.00 pm. If you can't work the hours you can work during the Weekend while I get someone else to do the this hours. The monthly pay is $2,000.00 for live out and $2,500.00 for live in. We will be responsible for your transportation which in exclusive of your weekly salary regardless of the distance. You will be working with my sister and also a housekeeper for a while before I fully arrive back to the city We are strongly searching for someone of well mannered attitudes, neatness and good sense of relationship. We are a Christian family and we love our religion so basically everything we do is according to our doctrines, I don't mind your religion but just letting you know so we don't offend you. If you are interested in this offer, please answer all the questions below so i can have a brief idea of your personality : 1) What academic qualifications do you possess? 2) Do you have any relevant certificate to back up your babysitting/Nanny career? 3) How old are you? 4) Are you married? 5) What is the name of your City? 6) Do you have any crime records? 7) Do you have a valid Bank Account? 8) Tell us more about your temperament . 9) Can we have one or two reference's from you, please send email and phone number of them. 10) Can you handle money if you are given an assignment to carry out? 11) Is your husband/boyfriend/parent in support of you doing this job? Let me know if you will be available for the work offer. If you have any questions as regards this offer, feel free to get in touch with me.You can work during the Weekend if you can work during the week due to other job or studies. I await a response at your earliest convenience. If the hours are not okay by you let me know your schedule. Mr. Robert

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