Valve Communications

Cindy –

Victim Location 48197

Type of a scam Employment

I had been contacted by text message with an offer of employment, working remotely setting up an office. I had been contacted by a Mr. Ruiz the chief communications officer from Valve Corporation Company, my application had been reviewed by the recruitment team. It was strictly online work and the interview would be conducted via skype or google hangouts text.

I am providing the text of the conversation


Good Evening

How’re you doing ?

I am well, and you sir

I’m doing great thanks for asking…

Are you set to commence the interview questionnaire session and company briefings, where you will get to know more about the company and the available position?

I would like to know more. I have a men’s group meeting at church this evening

Alright interview session won’ take much of your time depend on your response…

Very well then

This medium of interview is chosen to enable good,better and clear conversation. We have issues of misunderstanding terms on videos and calls interview.We believe candidates have to understand better and clear what the job is all about and to provide a medium where by questions can be asked and will be answered so perfectly and understandable. The interview and job briefing entails brief details about the company,duties,pay,job benefits,training & few questions..Understood ?

Yes I do

NOTE: Your quick respond really matter most..UNDERSTOOD


Before we proceed I would love to know more about you. That will help to categorize you and how best to interview you.

I’m Mr.Tony Hennessy . 51 years, the Interview Manager of ( Valve Corporation Company. ) . I received my BA in the UK . I am a part of the recruiting team.

Briefly introduce yourself indicating your name,age, sex and location.?

Southeastern Michigan

Good…. Lets proceed, Welcome to the ( Valve Corporation Company ) i believe that you are ready for the job briefing/interview. As we proceed further with the briefing and interview, you will get to know more and understand better about the open positions. I want you to know that A swift response is required shall we get started .?


Just follow the briefing and you can ask questions when i am through.Let me know when you have finished reading and understanding every line. You will be allowed to ask questions later.With each line just respond with {DONE READING}


Done reading

We are proud of our company team. This means we value each individual, we respect and encourage diversity and we create and promote a sense of belonging.

We empower our people to develop the self-belief that will enable them to realise their potential. The resulting flexibility, initiative and responsiveness sustain our business growth and success.

We aspire to be the best at what we do through fresh thinking, hard work, continual learning and a shared sense of purpose. We take great pride in our achievements.( Notify me when done reading )

Done Reading

Our Responsibility,

We are the industry leader; our goal is to provide more work opportunities for more people

Work is a basic need and a basic right: by finding people the right job we provide them and their family with an income, status and a future

We promote diversity, equality and inclusivity in the workforce

We lead by example, we act with integrity and respect

We volunteer personal time and contribute to our communities.

Working together to make worldwide impact

One company can’t change the world. But companies working hand-in-hand can make a huge impact. And that’s what our partnerships are all about. We share the same ways of thinking, the same goals and the same methods. Together we’re able to enlighten, influence and empower others to transform their ways of working. To come up with new trailblazing initiatives that will disrupt established ways of thinking and establish whole new ways of working.

Together we’re focused on better futures for all. And, working together, we’ll achieve our goals.( Notify me when done reading )

Done Reading

This is a work from home job position. Kindly understand that the job position gives you time to attend to other job. This is an online job and working hours are flexible. Before training you will receive a form in which you will indicate your schedule and how many hours you are willing to devote for the job. Soon a new office will be set up in your location,then you can walk in and discharge your duties in person. As for now you will work from home and you will undergo a training to guide you of your duties. Two weeks after your training,the new office will be set up and opened. The company needed to be sure workers to work in the office are already employed. You will only work from home for two weeks after your training. You can aswell choose if to work from home or office. Understood ?


Done Reading



Working hrs are flexible.All activities and corresponding time are to be recorded in excel spreadsheet. As for your duties, i will assist you with any difficulties.

DUTIES : Main duties and responsibilities is to enter data into computers. This data may be text and numbers. It may relate to customers, suppliers and manufacturers and may be scientific, technical, financial or sales-based. The computer system dictates the way the worker enters the data. The system requires data to be in a specific format so it can produce material such as invoices and analytical reports. Can you handle it ?


What sort of duties would I be expected to perform

Done Reading

Good. Be aware that you will undergo training,a training supervisor will be assigned to you and i will be here to assist and guide you of your duties. Working hours depends on how many hours you are willing to devote for the company. Before training,you will receive a form in which you will fill in your schedule and how many hours you are willing to devote for the company. Working hours is flexible..Understood ?

Yes, Understood

Done Reading

Additional Information

*This is a Full Time/Part Time Job. Overtime is 1.5 time above regular pay.

*Pay mode: Checks or Direct Deposit

*Hourly payment: $34.75/hour

*Benefits include: 401k, health and dental, paid vacation and 2 weeks sick leave

*You will be enrolled for Benefits after 4weeks.

*You have to keep strict record of time and activities. A time sheet would be sent to you every Friday for monitoring (In your own format).

Work Activities

Documenting/Recording Information

Administrative Activities

Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships

Interacting With Computers

Processing Information.

Your Primary duties include: Preparation of Balance sheets (Mini), account balancing, invoicing recording,proper data analysis of sales records and recording pay slips into accounting database all these will be done through the use of the Accounting Software.

Now, your secondary daily duties would be to report to your Supervisor, who would be attached to you online, He/She would assign logs of duty daily and you would be required to work according to instructions, using the Microsoft Office tools and the Accounting software. Now the function of the Accounting software is to arrange, formalize and manage the data you have processed, sent to your supervisor via E-mail.

Can you handle these effectively if been trained towards it ?



Done Reading

The company will be providing you with a brand new laptop you will get to know more as soon as you get hired

TRAINING : You will undergo three days training from your training supervisor, He or She will be training you on how to work with the programs accurate and other Data entry works you will need to get done.Your training will be done online .

PAY : You will Earn $34.75 per hour and training $25.75 per hour You will receive your pay via Direct deposit or Paycheck weekly.

WORK BENEFITS : Benefits Health, Dental, Life and AD&D Insurance, Employee Wellness and 401k plans.Paid Time Off and Holidays with Generous Company Discounts, with sign up bonus. ( Notify me when done reading )

Done Reading

* Do you have any question for me will be glad to make them clear to you.?


Where does this work originate,

Done Reading

Could you explain to me what other expectations that would be had for me.

As soon as the office project is been completed you will be inform which by then you can decide to move in or remain working from home, Which all this include want i will be discussing with you after this process..

We are going into the interview session now and I advise you should read any question I ask you. After due examination,you are required to send back your answer back to me over here. Be quick with your answers

1. Are you currently employed ?

2. Are you seeking for part time or full time job ?

3.What Carrier network service name are you making use of on your phone ? Post Paid ? Prepaid?

4. What were your main responsibilities? Achievements?

5. Have you been in the military before?

6. Do you have a HP laser-jet printer, copier and scanner?

7.Can you think of anything else you’d like to add in general (Age / Hobby / Current income) anything about you.?

8. What do you understand by the term Petty Cash ?

9. What is your typing speed ?

10. Have you ever been interviewed online before by a different company ?

11. In a grade of %100 how much can this company depend on you for your loyalty, diligence,hard work,team spirit and sincerity ?

12. How would you like to be paid if been offered this position. Via Direct Deposit, Wire Transfer or Via check, what means of payment would you prefer weekly or Bi weekly?

13 . What is the name of the Bank Do you Operate with to see if it tallies with the company’s official salary payment account ? How long have you been operating with them? Do you have a credit card?

14. Do you have a company account? Is your account link to company account ?


Full time,

I use Verizon, post paid

I have military service

I do

I ran the patch Management system for the 7th largest coal fired powerplant in the US

I do have a scanner at home

I understand petty cash

I do not type very fast maybe 30 wpm

I am not sure, I am seeking clear challenges

I prefer direct deposit

I do not have a corporate account

I have been banking with the same credit union for over 20 years

Alright..I need you to STAND BY on online, while I go through your answers to my question and discuss with the rest of the recruiting team. I want you to keep an eye on your SKYPE (simply be alert). The result will get to you soon.


I’m back, Due to your level of experience and communication skills the company has decided to give you a chance for you to work for the company and will like to see your diligence,Charisma,Commitment to this job. congratulations !!!

In the mean time i need you to provide me with the following requested info for verification purpose

Full Name :

Address : (PO Box Not Valid)

APT # :

City :

State :

Zip code:

Cell # :

E-mail address: to enable my secretary enlist them into the Company’s Register for proper documentation.

[email protected]

BENEFITS : ( Valve Corporation Company ) . has significant experience in providing accounting and auditing services to established 401 ,403 (b), pension, profit sharing and health and welfare plans. Benefits for eligible worker include: Health, Dental, Life and AD&D Insurance, Employee Wellness and 401k plans.Paid Time Off and Holidays with Generous Company Discounts.

To enable you sit for this job and position there are working equipment and software’s which are required for this job and position this is because you will be working from home and you will not be using any of your equipment due to the new version of software’s that is required for this job, Each employee has a tagged number for his/her working materials. So it has to be purchased from a vendor and delivered. The company didn’t specialize in the equipments and it has to be purchased.note that all expenses are handle by the company.Is that clear ?


The reason why the company has to issue the check to you to make the purchase from the vendor is cause they need your name to be on the receipt as you will be the real owner of the equipment after 3months.Also this is a test of duty trust just to ascertain your level of trustworthiness and sincerity with the company’s funds.We are here to offer you with a job which will benefit you and your family for good.

Here are the name’s of the software’s you will need to start working with- BS 1 Accounting software ,myob business essentials software 2018,For Peach Tree premium 2017 US Patent Single Users Pack, simply accounting 2018,Adobe Photoshop 52011,Adobe Acrobat 8 2017,Ariba 8 2012ASP 32007,CSS 6 2017,Dreamweaver 7 2011,HTML 11 2017,Illustrator 3 2017,Microsoft Access 8 2017,Microsoft Excel 8 2017,Microsoft Word 11 2011,MySQL 5 2011,PHP 5 2017,UNIX 2 2005,Windows 7 1 2011,Windows XP 8 2017,XML 5 2017,Vendor Management 7 2017.

Are you familiar with any of the softwares ?

Some of them

Before you start work you will receive a payment ,you will be using this payment to set up your mini office by purchasing accounting software’s plus the shipping logistics, because we will be sending you some equipment you will be needing to start work with, immediately you get this payment you start work.

You will get started with work ASAP. The Company will be handling the cost to all of your working materials and other home equipment (software, electronic devices and wooden materials). You will need to set up a mini office to enable you handle this job effectively, so therefore, the Company’s accountant will mail you a Check that will handle the cost. All we need from you is good work and trust, you will enjoy every moment working with us. Should you be trusted?

I have some questions

How is work generated

What discretion do I have for setting up an office

Don’t get your question kindly break it down to enable i make them clear to you.

Aside from my direct supervisor, who else would I need to interact with on a daily basis

How is work generated, where does it come from?

Well i want you to understand that the company will be providing you with a full working items that will be needed which will be purchase from the company recommended vendor which by then i will be connecting you with your Training Supervisor which you will have the opportunity to speak with on phone during the training session..

The check will speak for it self. The best work relationships are built on trust and that’s what are trying to establish between you and the company.I personally don’t feel stress and pressure should be a limitation in handling job duties. It’s part of of daily life (stress and pressure). Do you agree with me on this ?

I understand, I do agree that the best relationships are based on and built on trust.

Good to hear… You will be getting your paper work and HR document during your orientation from your Training supervisor after you received your Start up Check, It will be emailed to you as you are to fill,sign and send back the Paper work and HR Documents to your Training supervisor,we take out taxes okay ?

I would like to discuss some of this over the telephone,

Can we talk in the morning

Please be aware that we do things step by step over here

This is legitimate and reputable company, this office is in charge of the recruitment process for the company. You do not expect the company to expose the employees to anonymous caller. However, making such background check is improper because we are looking for a dedicating team and commitment staff. Doing such is like you doubt your position with the company, I want you to be rest assured that your position is secured with the company and principle of confidentiality is applicable by the company and diligent ethical code of conduct is expected from you likewise.

I fully understand your total concerns towards this, but I want to let you know that you have nothing to be worried of at all, this firm has been operating this way for years and within the past years we built up a great reputation across the globe, so everything we tell you here is true.. We do not carry out illegal operations on here as all we do is strictly legitimate and nothing else…Many employees went through this same process you’re about to follow and nothing negative happened but instead something great and they are working and earning well successfully here.. Do you understand?


Can you briefly explain to me what you will be using the Company Check for?

Setting up an office, procurement of the needed materials from the list.

Commencing work as directed

Correct… The company secretary will contact you via phone immediately the working materials is been delivered to you,and he will aswell connect you with your supervisor whom you will also have access to speak to over the phone. After your training,you will receive the username and password to enable you access company data base. As for,the means of communication is via Online and you will aswell receive text updates on your phone. You will be connected to phone when you must have receive the working materials.

Once again,Welcome To ( Valve Corporation Company.).


That will be all for now.Endeavor to come online over here 9AM tomorrow morning your time. I’ll as well update you on the issue of check payment. Thank you for your time and do enjoy the rest of your day, extend my greetings to your family and friends and stay blessed, talk to you tomorrow


You’re to make sure you do report here 9AM tomorrow morning for further details.


Hello Good Morning…


They contacted me this morning and pestered me until I offered to refer them to the FBI.

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