A message has been circulating in Whatsapp for a job offers at Chennai Airport. Some of the details the message had are as below:
No. of Position: 800
Positions: Floor Manager, Assistant Floor Manager, Store Keeper, etc
Qualification: 8-12th Grade (Pass) / Graduate / Diploma Holders
Why its fake News:
The job offer that has been circulating in social media has been reported by Airports Authority of India as a fake one sent by some fraudsters. Some of them have paid money to them. It has been reported that a candidate has reached Airport with a fake appointment letter given by the fraudsters, but he has been sent back by the authorities claiming it to be a false appointment letter.
Along with the job details, an e-mail ID and contact number has been sent by the fraudsters to the candidates to send in their resume and copy of the their Aadhaar card. This email ID was not from official government ID and it was from an gmail ID (firstname.lastname@example.org). Candidates who have mailed all the relevant details have received a reply mail from the fraudsters with the content “Dear Sir/Madam congratulations glad to inform that you are selected for airport job thanks. Regards, AAI Delhi.”. In the same mail they have instructed to transfer Rs.5,000 to their bank account at IDBI Bank, Mangalam Place in New Delhi for the purpose of training. Normally they are conducting the interviews at some hotels and issuing fake appointment letters.
Important things to be noticed for a genuine job openings at AAI:
- AAI does not recruit by sending messages or advertising in Classified sections.
- Recruitment will be done only after notifications called for on their website www.aai.aero
- Email ID will be the official email ID of the recruiters and not from any others.
So please dont believe and forward this message.