Civvl is a gig economy company that pays you to evict people. They're running nationwide recruiting ads.
"SINCE COVID-19 MANY AMERICANS FELL BEHIND IN ALL ASPECTS: Be hired as eviction crew."
The company boasts "flexible hours," the chance to "be your own boss," opportunities for "self-motivated individuals with positive attitudes" and claims it is the "FASTEST GROWING MONEY MAKING GIG DUE TO COVID-19."
It's (apparently) not a prank - rather, it is a division of Onqall, another gig economy bottom-feeder that makes special-purpose gig apps like Lawnfixr, Cleanqwik, and Moveqwik.
Though Onqall isn't very successful, it did manage to hire Ice T to star in one of its ads, where he says, "It's basically Uber, for side hustle jobs. You dig it?" (It appears Ice T was recruited through the Cameo service).
In a delicious grifts-all-the-way-down twist, the Civvl app also preys on the people who sign up to get paid to evict people, levying a hidden and deceptive $35 signup fee.
When Ashwin Rodrigues contacted Civvl/Onqall for comment on behalf of Motherboard, they blocked his IP address from visiting their website.
Though there is a federal eviction moratorium on, many landlords are breaking the law and evicting their tenants.
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