Monthly Archives: October 2016

Alert : Fake employment emails Williams Shipping

Alert notice: Fake employment offers via email purporting to be from Williams Shipping There has been an increase in phishing emails aimed at seafarers. The purpose of these emails to is both gain information & the trust of the seafarer and scam them into thinking they have been offered a lucrative position with Williams Shipping. At some point during the…
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Scam warning for unemployed seafarers

Recently, one of my former students almost became a victim of a scam targeting seafarers with offers of employment at ridiculously high wages and with generous benefits. Even in good times, 4.580 GBP per month for a third officer position with 3.500 GBP travel allowance would be incredibly tempting. So, with severe wage pressure now…
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