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The e-mail given below is a very recent a fraud/SCAM mail.
It can be classified as a fraud one due to the following reasons:

1) This e-mail is sent from a free e-mail ID - not from an official ID of the company! (
The domain : is a free mail service based on  Microsoft Corporation's Windows Live mail/Hotmail (

This e-mail asks to "Contact us via Email" on the free e-mail ID - not at any official ID of the company!

3) It ask to deposit "interview security" fee for the interview! Why they would charge a security money from candidates attending their own job interview?!!

4) There a lot of grammatical & logical errors/sub-standard usages in the text of the e-mail!

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Date: Tuesday, 16 March, 2010, 7:32 PM

                                     Videocon Electronics India Ltd.
                                      H.O. - 174, Videocon House,
                                      G.K. Part  1, Greater Kailash.
    Thanks for your swift response for our job offer, kindly fill the application form with your resume and send back to us for further process.
It is our good pleasure to inform you that your Resume has been selected for our new plant. The Company selected 62 candidates list for IT, Administration and Production Departments, as well as Company offered you to join as an Executive/Manager post in respective department. You have been selected according to your resume in which
Project you have worked on according to that you have been selected in Company.
The Company is dealing in Electronics manufacturing business in India the Company is recruiting the candidates for new plants in Delhi, Bangalore and Pune e.t.c
Your interview will be held at Company Corporate office on - 19-07-2010 at 11.30, you will be pleased to understand that this Company has chosen you in the selection panel that your Application was processed till the final stage. For finalization, Its Compulsory to come to our company office in Delhi.
Your offer letter with Air Ticket will be sent to you by courier before the date of interview. The Company would offer you a salary with benefits for this post 41, 750/- to 2, 00, 000/-Rs P.M. + (HRA + D.A + Conveyance and other Company benefits. The designation and Job Location will be fixed by Company HRD. At time of final process. You have to come with photo-copies of all required documents.
1) Photo-copies of Qualification Documents.
2) Photo-copies of Experience Certificates (If any)
3) Photo-copies of Address Proof
4) Two Passport Size Photograph
You have to deposit the (Cash) as an initial amount in favor of Company HRD. Department for Rs. 7, 700/- through any [STATE BANK OF INDIA] or ICICI BANK Branch from your Home City to Company Senior HRD. Account NO, which well be send to you upon your response.
This is refundable interview security. Your offer letter with Air tickets will be sent to your Home Address by courier after receiving the confirmation of interview security deposited in the required bank, STATE BANK. Company will pay all the expenditure to you at the time of face-to-face meeting with you upon the first date of arrival at the company. The Job profile, salary offer, and date -time of interview will be mention in your offer letter.
Your offer letter will dispatch very shortly after receiving your confirmation of cash deposited in STATE BANK or ICICI BANK. We wish you the best of luck for the subsequent and remaining stage.
The last date of security deposited in bank - 17/07/2010 you have to give the information after deposited the security money in bank to Company HRD - direct recruitment via email. Your Letter with supporting documents will be dispatch same time by courier to your postal address after payment has been acknowledged. Your security deposited confirmation in bank. The interview process and arrangement expenditure will be pay by Company. Lodging, traveling and local conveyance actual will be paid by Company as per bills. The candidate has to deposit the initial refundable security as mentioned by HRD.
If the candidate wants to come with his parents or friends, the Company will arrange all facilities only for female candidate.
MRS SUMAN KHAN - (Executive - HRD)
Videocon Electronics India Ltd.
H.O. - 174, Vediocon House,
G.K. Part - 1, Greater Kailash,
Contact us via Email.


  1. # Blogger Madhu

    yes friends. I too received such mail today.Why they play in such a way.  

  2. # Anonymous Anonymous

    it was such an evident scam.. wonder who will fall for this!!  

  3. # Anonymous Anonymous

    I too got mail with some updates as salary upto 8 lacs/month etc. As I didnt believe this offer, I search in Google & confirmed its fraud/spam mail thru " Thanks for saving our money..  

  4. # Anonymous Anonymous

    This is 100% fake... I got a mail from the chairman of Videocon Mr.V.N Dhoot stating that it is fraud mail and asking to ignore the same.  

  5. # Anonymous satya

    Its fake do not DEPOSIT ANY AMOUNT IN BANK as asked by the mailer. The offer letter in not from the company.  

  6. # Blogger MONEY MAKER

    i got the same email,i have payed and my letter of offer and air ticket was sent to me  

  7. # Anonymous Anti SPAM

    Hi all,

    Never pay money to anyone based on such spurious e-mails. These are all fake will loose money!  

  8. # Anonymous Anonymous

    those who fell prey to this scam deserve it!!!
    come on folks, its blindingly obvious!!!  

  9. # Blogger SUREKHA

    i had recd the mail yesturday from id... is it a companies id,.  

  10. # Anonymous Anonymous

    great work  

  11. # Anonymous Anonymous

    this is not frns dad got duped of his money close to 13,200 rs...prag  

  12. # Blogger Mahi

    I also got this type of mail by videocon electronics companies . I'm about to deposite the interview security amount but suddenly i thought why he's offer more money so i've searched on google and get its all fraud mail . Thanks to google for saving my money .  

  13. # Anonymous Latest SPAMs and Hoaxes Blog Team

    Thanks a lot for your good comments.

    Latest SPAMs and Hoaxes Blog Team  

  14. # Anonymous Anonymous

    I was wonder if any investigation dept exists, so that these kind of people may be taken into custody and dealt properly for fraudulent activity.

    Please let me know!  

  15. # Anonymous Buster

    Yes, you can always approach the concerned Anti cyber crime cell in the police department, with the supporting this case the fraud e-mail with its FULL headers...  

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