Consumer Alerts

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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Confero Warns of Thomas Beck - LinkedIn Scam

Aug 19, 2015 by Confero Inc.

We learned today of a LinkedIn scam regarding someone falsely using the name of Thomas Beck, who claims to work for Confero.  The fraudster’s email was sent through LinkedIn, and he claims to be an employee of Confero. The offer includes a promise of $300 for a secret shopping assignment.   

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Confero Warns of Oliver Brand Scam

Aug 19, 2015 by Confero Inc.

Confero was provided information today on a LinkedIn scam regarding someone using the name of Oliver Brand, who claims to work for Confero.  The fraudster’s email was sent through LinkedIn, and his email used is .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).  The person falsely claims to be an employee of Confero, and offers $300 for a secret shopping assignment. 

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Confero Warns of LinkedIn Scam: Will@secretshoppercenter.net

Aug 19, 2015 by Confero Inc.

Confero was provided information today on a LinkedIn scam regarding someone using the name of Will, who claims to work for Confero.  The fraudster’s email was sent through LinkedIn.   

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Confero Issues Warning on Frank Wilson - Another LinkedIn Scam

Aug 19, 2015 by Confero Inc.

Confero received information today on a LinkedIn scam regarding someone using the name of Frank Wilson, who claims to work for Confero. The fraudster’s email was sent through LinkedIn.  The person falsely claims to be an employee of Confero, in the HR Department, and his email attempts to recruit secret shoppers.

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Confero Warns of Scam: Eric Johnson

Aug 18, 2015 by Confero Inc.

Confero received information today on a scam regarding someone using the name of Eric Johnson, who claims to work for Confero. The fraudster poses as an employee with Confero and offers an assignment.  

Do not fall for this scam! 

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Confero Issues Warning about John Gordon - LinkedIn Scam

Aug 14, 2015 by Confero Inc.

Confero received information today on a LinkedIn scam regarding someone using the name of John Gordon, who claims to work for Confero. The fraudster’s email was sent through LinkedIn, and uses a contact email of .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).  The person falsely claims to be an employee of Confero and his email attempts to recruit secret shoppers.

We have no employee named John Gordon, and our email addresses are conferoinc.com, not conferoinc.net.    The scam asks for the person to reply by email in regard to secret shopping opportunities.  Do not fall for this scam!  WE DO NOT HAVE AN EMPLOYEE OR WORK WITH A CONTRACTOR NAMED JOHN GORDON!

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