• Report:  #89921

Complaint Review: Independent Wireless - Hammond Louisiana

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- Littleton, Colorado,

Independent Wireless
500 East Hanson Street Suite 1000 Hammond, 70403 Louisiana, U.S.A.
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I have seen many of these posts on monster.com in the past and decided to check them out this time.

Here is the job post:

Independent Wireless is a new and upcoming wireless organization growing significantly! We are in the process of building our Customer Support Team! These positions will begin the first Saturday in April. If you have experience in Customer Service, Collections or Accounting, we invite you to fill out our online job application at www.getindependent.net/hrsite for the following positions:

Accounts Manager

You will be responsible for processing payments, updating account information, complete forced debits from the risk department and work with our Sales Managers. This position pays $10/hour. FT/PT. Accounting experience is required.

Risk Specialist

You will monitor accounts who exceed or near minutes according to a customer's plan. You will have the ability to initiate forced debits on accounts and deactivate phones. Collections experience is a plus. This position is Full Time only. This position pays 10.50/hour.

Customer Services/Sales Support Representative

You will assist callers and future customers with questions regarding our services plus assist Independent Managers with sales. This position pays 9/hour. FT/PT Hours. Experience is not needed for this position.

Sales Managers

This position is commission only; however, the residual is great. Market our services in your area to individuals who have credit challenges. Our services are easy to sell because there is no credit check, no deposit, no contract and the services are NOT pre-paid. Earn a monthly residual of 5k within the first three months!

For our customer support staff, you can take calls at your current job on a part time basis as well or you can work full time. We will stop taking applications on 4/30/04. Call our offices today!

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Contact Information

Company: Independent Wireless

Contact: Shanti Williams

Email: [email protected]

So I went to their website, and filled out their application, with the exception of my resume. I DID NOT provide my resume. Here is the e-mail I received shortly afterword:

From: "HR Division" Add to Address Book

Subject: Welcome to Independent Wireless as a Customer Support Member!

Date: Mon, 03 May 2004 09:16:22 -0500

After reviewing your outstanding background and experience, I would like to offer you a position in our Customer Support Services with Independent Wireless. This is our official offer letter. Depending on the

position you select, your pay will range from $9 - 10.50/hour.

You will be working with our organization within the next 10 - 14 days.

Here is what you will need to do:

First, you will need to have the virtual phone router installed on the land line of your choice The cost is $125 by paying online with a credit card. This includes an instant $10 discount. Click on the link below:


Once you receive your line has been established, there will be employment paperwork to fill out along with a training form to fax to our Corporate Headquarters. After we receive your fax, you will receive one-on-one training and begin working within 48 hours. It is just that simple.

Also, after you have been employed with us for 90 days, you receive free wireless services up to $100/month!!!

We are paid on a semi-monthly basis and direct deposit is available.

You may speak to any of our HR/Staffing Managers within the organization at 1-888-253-0256 option 5.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to call and again, welcome to our team.


HR Management Division of Independent Wireless

[email protected]



So clearly, this is another scam preying on innocent people looking for a job, and they will take your last dollar.


Littleton, Colorado

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