Gazprom Marketing & Trading Ltd (GM&T) is aware of fraudulent job postings which purport to be offering a legitimate role at a ‘Gazprom Energy International’ office in London. It has also come to our attention that individuals have been contacted with false offers of employment at ‘Gazprom Energy International’.
Communications of this nature are completely fraudulent and do not originate from GM&T, nor are they related in any way to GM&T’s official recruitment process.
These recruitment scams can appear professional. So it is important any potential candidate research the legitimacy of recruiting communications to stop fraudsters and avoid falling victim.
Examples of such scams include:
Questionnaire based employment interviews
Questionnaire based decisions to hire
Requiring payment (or pre-payment) for visa applications or processing services
Employment offers over social media, such as Facebook
Often these bogus recruiting practices can be difficult to identify, however, there are some common indicators to help spot the genuine from the fraudulent. Gazprom Marketing and Trading Ltd will never ask for fees or upfront payments during any part of the recruitment process or as part of an offer of employment. GM&T will also never require newly hired individuals to pay any fees associated with their employment, including visa applications.
Other common indicators are:
We urge anyone who comes into direct or indirect contact with any parties connected to job postings of this nature to please contact the GM&T Communications team as soon as possible at firstname.lastname@example.org