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Has anyone ever heard of DrivingPay.org?
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bigdave196
Old 23-11-2010, 4:13 PM
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Default Has anyone ever heard of DrivingPay.org?

Saw an advert in the back of the paper (first alarm bell) for drivingpay.org promising 350 a day for delivering passports and laptops etc.

Had a look at the website and there's not a lot there, just a box to enter your email so they can send you the full information (second alarm bell, why not just put the information on your website?).

While I'm highly sceptical, it does sound like something I'd be interested in doing for a bit, and 350 a day would be quite nice, so I was just wondering if anyone here had heard of them or knew if they were legit or not?

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Old 23-11-2010, 4:17 PM
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Sounds a bit dodgy and website doesn't look very legit to be honest. I'd be wary. But you might as well see what they send you by email I guess!
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Old 23-11-2010, 5:06 PM
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A quick analysis shows that if you enter your name and email address you'll be taken to:

http://www.drivingpay.org/driving/

They're just trying to sell you an ebook for 49. Boring old scam.
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Old 23-11-2010, 5:11 PM
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Had a look at the information they send you (they don't even send it, you just get redirected to a page after entering an email address). All they do is give you "information" on how to get in contact with companies to offer your services as a courier. You also get to learn "trade secrets" on slashing your fuel and motoring costs by 50%, how to get SatNav for free! And what loopholes you can use to avoid penalty points! All for just the cost of the 49 (usually 99.95) one-time registration fee!



Yeah, so as I suspected, SCAM
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Old 23-11-2010, 5:31 PM
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The fact that their website is registered and hosted inAmwerica and they are hiding their details says it all. Deffo a SCAM as delivering those two items are already catered for in this country by the reputabe courier companies we already know
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Old 23-11-2010, 5:34 PM
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Only registered a few days ago too
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Old 23-11-2010, 5:40 PM
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Have also dropped a mail to the legal department of the AA for them using their logo and comment on a site like this
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Old 23-11-2010, 6:17 PM
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Its quite funny how people can find time to look at these scam sites offering ridicolous wages but not the time to find the genuine minimum wage jobs that do exist.

Why on earth would anyone pay a courier 350 per day! is the cargo anthrax!
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Old 10-12-2010, 3:42 PM
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Exclamation yes, definitely dodgy !

yes, they are hiding ! checked whois and they are registered in USA, also if you click on the contact us link, there is no data shown, they just want money....yours...SCAM !
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Old 22-01-2011, 6:52 PM
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Saw an advert recently in the Daily Express.
Looked at site & yes not good vibes.
Sent my e mail address
Had a reply from a 'Greg' about fast 7 day tracking application. 49.99 !
I replied to his message BUT returned with a failure notice !
vacancies@drivingpay.org
On their site NO contact e-mail address anywhere.
on 'Contact us' page gives :-
This website is operated by drivingpay.org

I await an answer as I have applied again asking my daft questions in their message box.

I have reported their advert & web site to the Daily Express.

Actually there was at the side of this advert another Specialist Courier advert & was the same style but cheaper.
Assume purchased details from there & copied !

On looking for info on Google on drivingpay.org actually then came onto your messages here.
Thus taken the time to update
Plus now knowing it is as suspected a service offering if any information of Specialist Courier's & not actual work.
This information may thus be readily available via correct Google searches as I have discovered,
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Old 21-04-2011, 6:08 PM
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still in the Daily Express today
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Old 12-05-2011, 8:35 PM
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Default Driving Pay.Org

This scam has now advertised in the Daily Express (12 May 11) still asking for 49 up front, the web site is still cheap looking with no true contact details - only an email address. It does look well dodgy, my advice - stay clear. Anyone who asks for money upfront for a job offer is running a scam!!

Also I believe that passport delivery is more closely controlled by government???

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Old 16-06-2011, 11:18 AM
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This preposterous SCAM is back in the Daily Express yet again as at Thurs June 9, 2011 so, even though several have reported this to the Paper, they are still taking these fraudsters adverts. This makes the Daily Express culpabable of ernabling these Fraudsters...shouldn't they too be reported to the OFT then?

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This scam has now advertised in the Daily Express (12 May 11) still asking for 49 up front, the web site is still cheap looking with no true contact details - only an email address. It does look well dodgy, my advice - stay clear. Anyone who asks for money upfront for a job offer is running a scam!!

Also I believe that passport delivery is more closely controlled by government???
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Old 16-06-2011, 11:38 AM
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110% a scam - please be careful!!
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Old 17-06-2011, 3:25 PM
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Did you get taken for 50 by these disgusting parasites?

I've written to the Daily Express to complain, as well as the Office of Fair Trading too but so far, neither have aknowledged recieving my complaint. Why don't you and anyone else that fell for this theft complain too?. I got a seemingly automated email from them today making brazenly false claims and inviting me to pay them money for nothing once again!...when you respond to their email it is of course "un-deliverable" - as you'd expect from such a bunch of cut-throats and thieves
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Old 09-03-2012, 6:09 AM
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Old 09-03-2012, 8:36 AM
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350 a day for a courier job?
Does no one that applies do the maths?

If that job were legit, don't they think that most people would be doing it?

If it sounds too good to be true, and all that!
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