Recruitment Fraud

It has come to our attention that fraudsters are contacting members of the public offering false employment opportunities at Simon Carves. These scams are highly fraudulent and intended to steal from the victims. Simon Carves prides itself on our robust hiring process which is fair & ethical and we take this matter extremely seriously.

How to identify Recruitment Fraud

  • The perpetrators will often ask recipients to complete recruitment documentation, such as application forms, terms and conditions of employment or visa forms.
  • You may be instructed to call other organisations/individuals such as visa/immigration processing agencies, travel agencies, couriers or banks.
  • Emails may be sent from (or to) free web based email accounts such as,,, accounts.
  • Telephone correspondences often come from withheld (private) numbers, mobile numbers or platform telephone numbers beginning with +44(0)70 instead of official company numbers.
  • There is an insistence of urgency and a threat of losing the position is often used.

How to identity genuine Simon Carves communication

  • Official emails sent from Simon Carves end in
  • Telephone correspondences will come from official Simon Carves company numbers, beginning with +44 (0) 161 718
  • Simon Carves' website pages always begin with other pages are not genuine.
  • No Job offers will be made without a formal interview process from Simon Carves.
  • Simon Carves will NEVER request any money transfers or payments as part of the recruitment process; or for immigration applications, insurance, or any other purposes.

If you feel that you have received a fraudulent communication please do not…

  • Respond to unfamiliar employment propositions/offers.
  • Disclosure your personal or financial details.
  • Send any payments.

Please do…

  • Forward the communications to and contact your local police and provide them all the information you have.

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