Tag: "mystery shopper"

UK Mystery Shops Healthcare

UK Mystery Shops Healthcare – 1/20/13

Mid Devon ‘mystery shopper’ healthcare scheme shortlisted for national award AN INNOVATIVE mystery shopper scheme that enables patients to give anonymous feedback about healthcare they receive in Mid Devon has been shortlisted for a national award. The joint project was launched by Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust and the Patients Association – an independent charity […]

incentives for good service

Forced Evaluations, It Affects Us All – 12/2/12

Giving incentives for good service IT DOESN’T TAKE much to turn someone off a place. Sometimes just one bad experience at a motel or restaurant is enough to put a bad taste in someone’s mouth for years. And they tell their friends. It’s why tourism organizations have been pushing customer service training and why Ontario’s […]

AG Pulls Plug On Mystery Shopper Websites

“work at home” scam involving mystery shoppers – 9/29/12

AG Pulls Plug On Mystery Shopper Websites NEW YORK- Two websites, part of a “work at home” scam involving a mystery shopper program, have been shut down by the Attorney General’s office. The scam involved a ‘mystery shopper’ program which is used by legitimate retailers who hire marketing research companies to evaluate the quality of […]

Mystery Shopper Scam 2012

Secret Shopper Scams 2012 – 9/1/12

Secret Shopper Scams Scam: Scammers defraud aspiring ‘secret’ or ‘mystery’ shoppers. Origins:   Employment frauds typically prey upon the gullible or the desperate whose burning desire to secure lucrative work blinds them to the scams about to be run on them. Generally, the promise of easy-to-perform labor that pays very well is held out to […]


Customer Service Evaluation News 5/4/12

“Mystery Shopper” scam resurfaces DURHAM – Police are warning the public against the temptation to fall foul of the “mystery shopper” scam which has reemerged in recent months, after numerous residents made complaints. In a letter from an anonymous company accompanying a cheque for between one and four thousand dollars, victims of the fraud are […]


Cyber Mystery Shops News 12/20/11

Department of Justice sees same holiday scams as last year   Vicki Perry was elated when she opened a letter from Houston Outsourcing Services offering her a job as a mystery shopper. Just for rating the service at some local fast food restaurants, the 59-year-old Corvallis woman was told, she would be paid about $400 […]