Is this a craigslist job scam?
Dear Applicant Thanks for your prompt response,It is Very Easy and Simple with No Application fees required : Here's how It works - The basic premise of the "paid to drive" concept HEINEKEN seeks people -- regular citizens, not professional drivers -- to go about their normal routine as they usually do, only with a big advert for "HEINEKEN" plastered on your car.The ads are typically vinyl decals, also known as "auto wraps," that almost seem to be painted on the vehicle, and which will cover any portion of your car's exterior surface What does the company get out of this type of ad strategy? Lots of exposure and awareness.The auto wraps tend to be colorful and eye-catching and attract lots of attention. Plus, it's a form of advertising with a captive audience,meaning people who are stuck in traffic and can't avoid seeing the wrapped car alongside them. This program will last for 3 months and the minimum period you can participate is 1 month. You will be compensated with a $400 (four hundred dollars per Week),which is essentially a "rental" payment for letting our company use the space.HEINEKEN shall provide Experts that would handle the advert placing on your car.You will receive an up front payment of $400 (four hundred dollars) inform of check for accepting to carry this advert on your car and other weekly payments will also come in the form of checks and delivered at your address weekly. The following information below will be needed Full Name: Age: Occupation: Make of car/ year: Address:(NOT PO Box) city: State: Zip code: Do you have a driver's license: Phone Number(s) mobile/home : Email Address: We shall be contacting you as soon as we receive these information, HEINEKEN looks forward to working with you. Hiring Manager David Hutckins
Asked By: MDC - 9/9/2011
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100% scam... More
Answered By: Buffy Staffordshire - 9/9/2011
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You get things like this, they normally are legit
Answered By: John Smith - 9/9/2011
SCAM - this is NOT from Heineken. If you wrap your car you don't get anywhere near $400 a week, it's more like $30-50/week from a legitimate company. Plus it would be illegal for a liquor company to wrap cars as that could be seen as promoting drinking and driving... More
Answered By: Kittysue - 9/9/2011
There were paid-to-drive options some years back - but Heineken never was a participant in these. They only use their own trucks - or employee vehicles - with their brand name. This policy is the same everywhere - from their headoffice in The Netherlands to any foreign office up to and including the USA.
Answered By: U_S_S_Enterprise - 9/9/2011
Yes this is a scam. Here's how it works! The person is actually overseas probably in Nigeria... More
Answered By: Tom - 9/10/2011
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