Is this job a scam? The number they gave me to call works also. But not sure.?

I sent a resume a few days ago and I got a response 4 days later. I was sent an email to fill out an application on the company's website and i did it on the 21st. Today is the 23rd and I received a response saying that I was accepted. The company is ElcoPlastics and it is based in Michigan. The first email said : Dear Applicant, We received your resume in respect of our Warehouse position. Thank you for your interest in our company. Our HR Manager has reviewed your resume, you have been selected as a potential candidate for a Warehouse Clerk/Assistant position pending background checks. We specializes in the Design, Development and Production of Quality Plastic Injection Moldings for the Manufacturing Industry. We provide the complete molded plastic solution - from Concept, to Design, to Material Selection, to Models or working Prototypes (where necessary) and finally Production of Quality Molded Components. Our business is highly diversified across products and services, geographic regions and customer segments. The company offers complete manufacturing solution to a large number of customers primarily in United State, United Kingdom and Europe. We provide the complete molded plastic solution - from Concept, to Design, to Material Selection, to Models or working Prototypes (where necessary) and finally Production of Quality Molded Components. We maintains operations in over 3 countries and employs over 9,000 people worldwide. We are setting up new warehouse all across United State as we are bring in our manufacturing company along. Available Position: Warehouse Clerk/Assistant Type: Part-Time Hours: 40 Hours per week Days: 3 days per week Weekly Pay: $600 BENEFITS: • AD & D Insurance • 401(k) Duties: • Provide administrative support to the warehouse Manager • Perform official assignment to detail/ instruction. • Shipping and receiving • Make Purchase of production Materials • Order Pulling,Filling, dispensing of formulated product, clean, stencil, label and prepare orders for shipment. • Transport materials to and from production areas. • Work independently without much supervision. This position will be home-based and flexible part time job for 1 Month before it turn full-time, you can be working from home or any location doing all your warehouse clerk activities, There will be no interview for this position until our warehouse are fully set up, only background check will be carried out, you may have to visit the warehouse when necessary as advised by our Managing Director. Willing to take this job position, reconfirm your information to us via our application link below for background check. Then after getting accepted the next email says : Dear Rajahn, This is to acknowledge the receipt of your information/data which has been reviewed through our background check. You did pass the background check, We are glad to inform you that you have been hired as a Warehouse Clerk/Assistant Rep for Elco Palstics, Inc., We need your acknowledgement before you will be given a start date, more information on your job duties will also be provided to you. I do hope that you are versatile,diligent and honest as these are qualities expected of you. I do have a pile up of work and a number of unattended chores for you to work on, I hope we can meet up with the workload eventually. Permit me to use this coming week to test your efficiency and diligence, also to work out your time schedule and fit it to mine. We need your acknowledgement before you can be assign on duty, Acknowledge that you receive and understand the content. I..............................Confirm to have received this email and understand the content. You are required to check your e-mails regularly for updates , task , Assignment and further information as may be directed. Do endeavor to reply back as soon as possible. Mr Mark Walter. Warehouse Manager. ELCO PLASTICS, INC. Is this a scam or is this legit? They didn't ask me for a social security number either. Just my name and address like a normal application.

Asked By: Rajahn V - 1/24/2013
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100% scam... More
Answered By: Buffy Staffordshire - 1/24/2013
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This SCAM willl send you to prison on felony counts including grand theft, bank and wire fraud. You have been warned so you have no excuses for the judge before sentencing to federal prison. Don't believe me? Read the first 1000 identical scams on this forum then read the next 1000.
Answered By: John - 1/24/2013
If a company needs a background check they do this AFTER they have interviewed you AT their office AND had you sign a waiver allowing them to run a background check on you. The company does this, you don't You are NEVER asked to click on some random link for a background check
Answered By: Kittysue - 1/25/2013
I received the same email today and went through the same procedure, I was checking for a location when I came across this " is this job a scam" notice and decided to check it out. As bad as I need a job and been looking for work for hours every day the last thing I need is to be hoaxed about a job. I sent the reply... More
Answered By: Prince - 1/25/2013
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