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peterbeech



Joined: 10 Jan 2005
Posts: 5
Location: Greece

PostPosted: Tue Feb 01, 2005 11:08 am    Post subject: Greece scam Reply with quote

Hi,

We have just received by email a request for advice on what definitely sounds like a scam.

I'm saddened by this, as I have never come across anything like this in Greece before, but it seems from recent postings on this board that a few of these have sprung up - or possibly the same one using different names?

I see no reason why a genuine employer would ask a prospective teacher to send money.

The details we received are:

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I have been offered a job in Athens, Greece.

They have responded to my emails and I have spoken with the Principal on his cell phone.

After a resume review and a phone interview, they tell me that I have been approved to come and teach for their school. However, they are asking me to send eu$250 for them to complete the application process and send the contract with airline ticket. I cannot find the school online, and I the emails they send me are riddled with English mistakes. I am sorry to bother you with all of this information. If you can, please let me know if this school is real? The name of the school is A-Z English secondary and primary school Athens. The principles name is Mr. Abraham. Thank you for your time and assistance. I am just being cautious.



Peter
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venusss2



Joined: 19 Dec 2004
Posts: 14
Location: Toronto, Ontario

PostPosted: Tue Feb 01, 2005 2:54 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I think this is the same school that had a posting on ESL Teacher Board for positons in Greece .

I actually applied to both postings via an email message .
I received replies , basically they wanted me to forward my CV .

I am a Greek/Canadian , I also hold a Greek Passport , with that being said its obvious that I am of no use to schools like that .
Did not hear back .

They will probably find a new name for their educational facilities and a new website for postings .



Maria
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