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Raycon Oil, Lagos, Nigeria

Old 2nd Jun 2012, 10:02
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Dear All,

I have seen a position for Pilot/Chief Pilot at Raycon Oil, based in Lagos. Impossible to find what airplanes they are operating, no information of the flight department of that company, etc...
Any information would be highly appreciated.


Best regards
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Old 2nd Jun 2012, 11:37
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Its Nigeria.
Beware of scams, do not pay for anything.
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Old 2nd Jun 2012, 15:40
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Thanks. They told me on the phone operatin challenger and 737 but cant find anything about that.
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Old 2nd Jun 2012, 16:48
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No oil companies operate their own aircraft from Lagos, as far as I know. Aero, Bristow or Pan African are the main operators.
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Old 2nd Jun 2012, 20:36
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Thumbs down SCAM!!!!!!!!!!!

I am a Nigerian and live in Nigeria,its scam!!!! beware of them except u want some to dupe you.......there is no such company as raycon oil...
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Old 3rd Jun 2012, 10:36
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Thanks for the info. found the ad on climbto350.com
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Old 4th Jun 2012, 11:03
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There has also been multiple Rotary Jobs advertised also.

PILOT / AVIATION JOB with Raycon Oil | 1401342260

There are offering positions under 2 year contract...
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Old 5th Jun 2012, 16:29
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Well, it COULD BE a hopeful thinking of getting into the game and fishing for bites, or a scam.
What is the story with the 2 ex Sonair S76's that arrived a while back? Maybe it's for them??

I know what I think it is.
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Old 6th Jun 2012, 08:30
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I think this says it all really:

Scam Warning - RAYCON OIL LIMITED

Taken from Raycon website.......!
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Old 7th Jun 2012, 08:44
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That 'supposedly' legitimate Raycon website is totally unprofessional. It's quite pathetic actually.

Funny that the most comprehensive section on the website is about the scams. Reverse psychology at it's best and by the looks of it, it works on some! The lack of much information in general and what is found when googling Raycon raises alarm bells.It is so obviously a pretty well thought out scam.

Raycon.net looks more like it. I could be wrong about all this though...
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Old 26th Jun 2012, 16:16
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Hi Guys

I am the Administrator of Raycon.net and just want you guys to know that Raycon oil is a SCAM so dont spend any money there unless you feel generous :P.

Been battling with them on the net managed to close 2 of there website rayconoil.com and rayconoilcompany.com

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Old 2nd Jul 2012, 05:22
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Raycon scam

Also had an RW pilot job offer from Raycon. Very proffesional and authentic looking documents and employment contract.
Catch is that you have to use company below to "sign" your contract and organise your work visa for you:

AFRI TRAVELS AND TOUR
27 Rubber Plantation Road,
Warri. Delta State, Nigeria
CONTACT NAME: (Dr.) Suleman Abu
DESIGNATION: Head of Visa/Permits Operations
EMAIL: [email protected]
PHONE: +234-706-113-3296

For the contract and visa they charge US$ 375. Research on Google shows that they then require another US$ 1700 before handing over your"visa".

I called their bluff and said that I am in Nigeria and would like to sign in person. Never heard from them again.

So beware!!!
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