Is this legit?

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    Wendy Francis 
    Asked on March 24, 2021 at 06:23 AM


    I applied for a job on Indeed and received the email below. Something doesn’t feel right about it. And he doesn’t provide any contact information. Is there any way that you can tell me if this is legit?

    Thank you.

    Dear Wendy,

    Thank you for your application for the position of Executive Administrative Officer with Argonaut Gold. We were impressed by your background. Your qualifications make you an excellent candidate for this role.

    As part of our hiring process: The Remote process for establishing an applicant’s identity in this capacity more critical than ever. Hence, we’d verify new candidate's identity (prior to scheduling an interview) all delivered securely via (ID. me), in order to be more efficient with our time. Additionally, In support of our strong commitment to client service, timeliness, to meet the legal requirements of remote worker's identity verification regulations.

    Please use this link ( to submit information now securely. Then, we will contact you ASAP to commence the identity verification / hiring process.

    Should you have additional questions regarding the Company or job position? do not hesitate to ask me directly.

    Best regards,

    Craig Page

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    Answered on March 24, 2021 at 10:55 AM


    Upon checking, the account associated with the form has already been suspended; flagged as a possible phisher.

    If you have further questions, let us know.