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    • Re: Ideal English in the UAE

      By: Michael < Show E-mail >

      Date: Wed, 13 Jul 2016

      Location: Middle East (United Arab Emirates)

      What kind of documents are they asking for that makes you think it might be a scam?  Also, look at the offer.  Is it a reasonable offer?  Did they actually interview or just immediately ask for all your documents?  Finally, you can ask to speak directly to some teachers that they currently employ.

      Re: Re: Ideal English in the UAE (views: 1570)

      Asia (India) - Sat, 17 Dec 2016
      Posted by Bipin Musale

      Hello! I also have recieved appointment letter from the Ideal English School(without any formal face-to-face or skype/telephonic interview). The letter of appointment was erroneous. They ammended the errors after pointing them out. Now they are asking for USD 1300 for visa processing. This is not first time I am going out of my country for work. I was not asked for money by the employer organisation earlier. The matter is suspicious.

      Re: Re: Ideal English in the UAE (views: 4936)

      Middle East (United Arab Emirates) - Thu, 21 Jul 2016
      Posted by Julian Dalton

      Hi, So here is the final installment of yet another scam. Yesterday I visited the web site these guys have put together and I have to say it is very convincing. I decided to try and connect with other teachers and also tried admin and HR. But none of the links worked so I emailed Mr Christopher Anderson and asked for links to other teachers. I also asked him to supply info about himself online as there is no connection anywhere linking him with the school. I haven't received another email from him but I did receive an email about the travel requirements. Below is the email and to me it seems like the same guys who set up the Kings College Dubai Scam, I think they are even using the same travel agent, Al Sahara Travels & Tour LLC for visa processing. What should I do now, I am thinking that I will email them and point out that no teacher pays for travel and visa processing. Or should I just end communication now? If anyone has any feedback I would love to ear from you. RE: VISA PROCESSING, PROCESSING OF WORK/RESIDENT PERMIT  Greetings from Al Sahara Travels & Tour LLC, We wish toconfirm receipt of your Files from your employer's desk and we wishto notify you that we have queued your File for processing.  Thank you for contacting us and requesting our ProfessionalServices in Procuring and processing your employment visa foreligibility to work and reside freely United Arab Emirate.NOTE: we wish to notify you that the United Arab emirate Visa is anelectronic Visa type and once procured/processed, the print out willbe sent to you via email /Fax.REQUIREMENTS NEEDED FOR VISA PROCESSING1. Scanned copy of your valid international passport ( information Page )2. passport photo ( white background )3.Copy of your signed contract package from your employer 4. Processing fess of $ 1,480 ( Payment information will be provided on request )   (We accept payments via Paypal, Credit cards, Bank/ Wire transfers and U.S certified international cheques).As soon as the Requirements are received, we shall commence theRegistration/ Processing of your relevant Travel documents. Pleasenote that it takes approximately 7 Working days for your employmentvisa to be fully procured & processed. Once these Documents are ready, we will mail you the Visa printout via email and you will be prompted to choose your Travel date forthe company to procure of your Air-ticket. SincerelyHassan AdnanAl sahara Travels & Tour LLC 3rd Floor,  Building # 56,   Al Jazah Rd - Ras al Khaimah ,near Chambers of commerce , Ras al-Khaimah, United Arab Emirates Email Email : Tel  : +971521260804 Tel  : +971-7-2330052  

      Ideal English School in UAE is a Scam (views: 2476)

      Middle East (United Arab Emirates) - Sat, 10 Sep 2016
      Posted by FAYAD JARADAT

      Hi Julian,  I have also been contacted by Ghristoper Anderson on behave of "Ideal English School" in Ras ALKAIMA, UAE. He offered me a handsome contract to teach English at Ideal English Schhool in Ras AL KAhaima, UAE. He refered me to Hassan Adnan at Sahara Travel , who in turn assked me to send 1380$ as the work permit and processing fees of my visa. I replied That I would send a friend of mine in Ras AlKhaima to pay the fees in perso....

      Re: Re: Re: Ideal English in the UAE (views: 2032)

      Asia (India) - Wed, 31 Aug 2016
      Posted by Mohammad Anas

      hello. Exactly same mail I have got from Christopher Anderson. I have crosschecked and found it fake. I think so many people have got same mail. Genuine company never ask money in advance.  Be careful. ....

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