Nichols Research is a legitimate market research company that is the new victim of another scam that is trying to get your personal information. Please make a note of this and tell your friends/family to be on alert if they receive an email similar to what is contained below.
This is a message from their official Facebook page as stated:
Recently we have been contacted by a number of people who have been contacted by someone posing as a representative of Nichols Research, Inc. The request they are making is an attempt to defraud you and gain access to your personal finances. This particular individual has been using the name ‘Eric Milner’ and the title of ‘Hiring Manager.’ His emails have been similar in nature to this:
Subject: Re: Local Job Opening !!!
Become our Feedback Specialist. You will earn $99.00 per venture.
You will be paid for shopping and dining out.
Your job will be to evaluate and comment on customer service, undetected, in a wide variety of shops, stores, restaurants and services in your area. Feedback specialists are needed throughout America. You’ll be paid to shop and dine out, getting free meals, free merchandise, free services, free entertainment, free travel and more.
Great pay, fun work, flexible schedule and no training required. If you can shop -you are qualified!
Feedback Specialist reports provide business with unbiased reviews from a customer standpoint. This allows businesses to identify problems which might result in unhappy customers and loss of sales. Feedback Specialists have a great responsibility and are paid accordingly.
As a Feedback Specialist, you will earn $99.00 per assignment, have a flexible schedule and hours, and choose the assignments you want. You can even bring your kids with you!
We send you checks for your assignments. You cash each check and use our money to carry out your assignment. You do not use any of your money.
It might sound too good to be true BUT it is absolutely legitimate. Why not give this a try?
To complete your application, kindly provide the following details:
Full Mailing Address (City,State and Zip Code ):
Cell Phone #(s):
Present Occupation (If ANY) :
We look forward to working with you.
Nichols Research Inc
39141 Civic Center Dr,
Fremont, CA 94538
‘Eric Milner’ uses a general ‘gmail.com’ email account and will not communicate with you over the phone. Rest assured that this individual is in NO way shape or form affiliated with Nichols Research, Inc. Nichols Research will never ask you to PAY to participate in any market research projects NOR will we ask you to PAY to become a member of our database. Our communication with you will always come from either our domain email (nicholsresearch.com) or directly by phone call from one of our trained telephone recruiters in our phone rooms.
If you have been contacted by this particular individual, please contact your local authorities and alert them of your details. If you have followed through with any of the requests of this individual, we STRONGLY suggest you contact your banking institution(s) immediately.
Always stay alert! Don’t fall victim to these attempts to defraud you of your personal finances!
Nichols Research, Inc.