Scam Alert: Fake jobs being offered in UAE
Residents residing in the UAE have been warned to not fall for any of the fake emails that seemingly claim to offer some fee jobs in return for some personal information of for some amounts of cash.
There has been reported that The Ministry of Energy and Industry (MoEI) has been offering a number of jobs across the UAE that offered various contracts of employment and other benefits.
The ministry in a statement responded, “These emails do not emanate from MoEI or from any of its employees, and are not in any way associated with [the ministry’s] activities. MoEI cautions the public to be vigilant with these and other similar solicitations that falsely claim association with MoEI.”
The ministry also added that, “It has been noted that a number of organizations or programs claim to be acting on the behalf of MoEI in recruiting or facilitating recruitment of personnel. The purpose of these announcements is to induce people to pay a fee for services related to recruitment or training.”
The Ministry of Energy further emphasized that, “all job vacancies are advertised on its website or on its social media accounts, and stressed that the ministry does not collaborate with agencies or consultancy firms to recruit new employees through websites or emails.”
“We confirm that the Ministry of Energy and Industry does not require any fees either for applying for an employment or even at any stage of employment,” it added.
The Ministry of Energy and Industry insists that all the recipients of such circulated messages, before applying for the job offer, to always check and verify the authenticity of all such emails, letters and telephone calls before responding to such information.
An email can be sent to the ministry at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 800-6634 in order to verify the authenticity of such job opportunities before taking any further action.