This is nuts, sounds too good to be true. And the Secret Shopper® with the ® is crap. Registered Trademark? It should be called a Registered SCAM-mark. Go get a life, Scammer!

And to make it worse, this scammer is sending this email with a big “TO” list without censoring.


From: badgerboy@westnet.com.au

Sent: Fri, Nov 13, 2009 5:00 am
Subject: Hello…Please Read

Dear Candidate,
We have a mystery shopping assignment in your area and we would like you to
participate” Secret Shopper® is accepting applications for qualified individuals
to become mystery shoppers. It’s fun and rewarding, and you choose when and
where you want to shop. You are never obligated to accept an assignment. There
is no charge to become a shopper and you do not need previous experience. After
you sign up, you will have access to training materials via e-mail, fax or
postal mail.
Secret Shopper® is the premier mystery shopping company, serving clients across
America and Canada with over 500,000 shoppers available and ready to help
businesses better serve their customers. Continual investment in the latest
internet and communication technologies coupled with over 16 years of know-how
means working with Secret Shopper® is a satisfying and rewarding experience.
Secret shopping as seen on ABC NEWS, NBC NEWS, L.A.TIMES. Stores and
organizations such as The Gap, Walmart, Pizza Hut, and Banks.
One amongst many others pay for Secret Shoppers to shop in their establishments
and report their experiences. On top of being paid for shopping you are also
allowed to keep purchases for free. Secret Shopper® NEVER charge fees to the
shopper. Training, tips for improvement, and shopping opportunities are provided
free to registered shoppers. Mystery shoppers are either paid a pre-arranged fee
for a particular shop, a reimbursement for a purchase or a combination of both.
Secret Shopper® has available for immediate assignment an inspection of the
customer service of any walmart in your area. You are to shop secretly and
invest just a token. This fee will be paid upfront. During this shop you will
visit the location and make several observations as regards the customer
You will be required to interact with the shop clerk.
You may conduct the shop alone or as a couple.
The assignment will pay $200.00 per duty.
Kindly fill out the application form below and we will get back to you shortly
with the assignment:
First Name………….
Middle Name…………….
Last Name…………….
Street Address…………………
City, State, Zip Code………
Cell Phone Number …….
Home Phone Number …..
Current Occupation……………..
Alternate Email Address ………….
Hours Available: from _ now______ to when not needed_____We await your urgent
Thank you for your help.
We look forward to working with you.Sincerely,
Cyrus M. Hill
Secret Shopper®