The fake site claims to be Point Constructing, Inc. The fraudsters stole the content from a real US company website and they are using the fake site in job scams while pretending to be in the UK.
From the fake site:
Point Constructing traces its beginnings to the earliest days of the offshore drilling industry. Decades of innovation, multiple acquisitions of rigs and companies, and an unwavering commitment to safety compose the chapters of our history and define Point Constructing as an established world leader in offshore drilling.
Point Constructing is a leader in offshore drilling, providing contract drilling services to the energy industry around the globe with a total fleet of 17 offshore drilling rigs, consisting of 13 semisubmersibles and four dynamically positioned drillships.
They even have warnings for the potential victims:
Please be advised of the following: You should be aware of scams which falsely advertise job opportunities with Point Constructing and request payment of monies by the candidate to supposedly cover processing fees and costs relating to visas, work permits or other formalities. Such scams appear to target the areas of India and West Africa, but all potential candidates should be cautious.
Please be aware that Point Constructing does not send unsolicited offers of employment, whether by email, regular mail or any other means, and never requests payment of money from a candidate for employment.
The scam works straight from the site: the victim is directed to the fake site and asked to file applications for non-existent jobs. Excerpts from the Career FAQ:
Please view a list of available positions shown under Job Opportunities to the left on this page.
Once you have determined the position of interest to you, please apply for employment by completing the online application form provided.
Your online application will be reviewed and those candidates of interest will be contacted by a member of our HR team to schedule an interview, either in-person or by telephone.
Most interviews are conducted at our Houston office, but may take place as needed in other cities, primarily in the Gulf coast region.
Drug screens are required for all positions. These will be Company paid and arranged by our HR team as part of the hiring process.
Physicals are required for all candidates who have accepted positions on our offshore drilling units; certain office-based positions will also be required to successfully complete a physical. These will be Company paid and arranged by our HR team as part of the hiring process.
No offshore experience is required for entry level roustabout positions; however, previous experience in heavy labor positions is preferred.
Yes, a TWIC (Transportation Worker Identification Credential) is a requirement for all rigs working in the Gulf of Mexico.
No, a passport is not required for hire in the Gulf of Mexico, but you must meet the requirements to obtain a passport for work in our international locations. Our HR team would assist you in obtaining a passport as needed once you are employed.
For most positions, you must provide your own transportation to the designated crew change points when assigned to work on rigs in the US Gulf of Mexico. Those working in international locations will typically fly (Company paid) from their nearest major airport. Regardless of where you work, we provide a set monetary allowance (paid monthly) for travel expenses that you may incur.
Number billable as mobile number
Country or destination United Kingdom
Original network provider* Tismi BV
The fake site was registered a week ago. For the fake site details: https://db.aa419.org/fakebanksview.php?key=131477
This is what the fake site looks like: