Latest Canadian Employment Scam

We just received a new Canadian immigration scam . This one again is directed to those seeking to obtain a work permit in Canada.

The company name being used this time is Jim Pattison Group. The e-mail you will receive from them is below.

The company has acknowledged the scam on their website and has the following statement posted on their site:


*We have been the subject of attempted employment scams via online and email recruitment. Please note that we only send email from addresses. Beyond a resume, we will never ask for any of your personal information including passport, utility bill, credit information, processing fees, etc. If you have any questions about the legitimacy of a job opportunity, please contact us directly.



Dear Applicant Johannes Den Bergh, 
Thanks for your interest to work with The Jim Pattison Group, Canada. Our management found Your credential, experience suitable for our employment protocol therefore the management considered your application to match with the standard of our employment in Jim Pattison Group. It’s our pleasure to send you Contract Agreement/Confirmation Of Employment letter for endorsement. We request you to read through the agreement letter to details.  If you accept terms and conditions of the job, we oblige you to sign and send us copy through email attachment.
This documents attached  embodies the approved terms for the purpose of this contract. We take this opportunity to congratulate you on selection and look forward to a long mutually beneficial association. We trust our relationship will be guided by a quest for excellence in all facets as based on a foundation of mutual respect and sincerity in all dealing, Welcome to The Jim Pattison Group. Note; As soon as I received the documents fully signed, I will proceed to submit your details immediately to Canada immigration.
The Jim Pattison Group

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