Consumer Alerts

Confero Learns of Scam - Peter Progress

Jun 22, 2018 by Confero Inc.

Confero learned about a scam regarding Peter Progress,  who claims to work for Confero.  We have no employee named Peter Progress.  The fraudster mentions survey tasks and wants the recipient to verify personal details. Please do not fall for this scam!

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Confero Warns of Another Fraud Scam - Pat Powell

Jun 15, 2018 by Confero Inc.

Confero received information today about a scam regarding  Pat Powell,   who claims to work for Confero.  We have no employee named Pat  Powell.  

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Confero Issues Warning of LinkedIn Scam - Patrick Powell

Jun 06, 2018 by Confero Inc.

Confero received information today about a scam regarding "Patrick Powell" who claims to work for Confero.  

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Confero Warns of Text Scam:  Frances Ford

Jun 05, 2018 by Confero Inc.

Confero received information today regarding "Frances Ford" who claims to work for Confero.  We have no employee named Frances Ford.  

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Confero Warns of Email Scam – David Grant

May 23, 2018 by Confero Inc.

Confero learned about an email scam regarding “David Grant” whose email address is .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)  The email attempts to recruit secret shoppers and promises a $250 fee for one visit.  The scam asks for the person to reply by email and complete the form.  Please do not provide information or fall for this scam!

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Confero Warns of Fraudulent Email Scam – Sam Adeson

May 01, 2018 by Confero Inc.

Confero learned about a LinkedIn scam regarding "Sam Adeson" who claims to work for Confero.  We have no employee named Sam Adeson.  The fraudster’s email was sent through LinkedIn, and he uses an email address of .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

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Confero Warns of Scam Using Confero Name- Job Offer Scam – John Paula- It’s a Fake!

Nov 03, 2017 by Confero Inc.

Confero learned about a scam regarding "John Paula" who claims to work for Confero. The fraudster’s email was sent out as a phishing scam. 

John Paula falsely claims to be an employee of Confero and attempts to recruit secret shoppers (mystery shoppers) through emails. We have no employee named John Paula. 

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Confero Warns of LinkedIn Scam Using Confero Name- Job Offer Scam – Robert Walker- It’s a Fake!

Oct 02, 2017 by Confero Inc.

Confero learned about a LinkedIn scam regarding "Robert Walker" who claims to work for Confero. The fraudster’s email was sent through LinkedIn, and he uses an email address of conferoinc@usa.com. 

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Confero Warns of LinkedIn Scammers - James Morgan and Mathew Shook

Jan 04, 2016 by Confero Inc.

Confero learned about a LinkedIn scam regarding two individuals using the names of James Morgan and Mathew Shook who claim to work for Confero. 

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Warning: People are attempting to Defraud Consumers out of Money Using Confero’s Name

Aug 21, 2015 by Confero Inc.

Recently, Confero received information on various scams where consumers receive an email through LinkedIn from someone appearing to be sending along a job opening announcement.  The recipients receive these suggestions from persons they know or are connected to on LinkedIn through groups, so they appear to be legitimate.

The LinkedIn profiles of the people sending these messages may have been hacked or they may be fake LinkedIn profiles or some combination.  The scams vary, but most include a request for your personal information, including name, address and phone number to “sign up” and the promise of a high paying assignment, for example one which pays  $300 shop fee. 

The scammers use the names of reputable mystery shopping companies in order to win the trust of victims.

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