Job Scam

Did you get a job offer from a company you never applied to? This is most likely a job scam!

Job Scam

What Is A Job Scam?

In plain words, a job scam is a fake online job advertisement targeting job seekers with the purpose of stealing money or personal information.

What Are the Warning Signs of a Job Scam?

Here are some warning signs that will help you identify a job scam that aims to get your money and personal information.

  • You get a job offer without sending an application or having an interview with
    the company.
  • The employer asks for your credit card details or asks you to wire money.
  • You are offered above-market compensation for less work.
  • The company asks you to pay a fee for training.
  • The salary information isn’t clear.
  • The employer asks for your personal information, such as your driver’s license number or your social security number.

How to Protect Yourself?

  • You get a job offer without sending an application or having an interview with
    the company.
  • The employer asks for your credit card details or asks you to wire money.
  • You are offered above-market compensation for less work.
  • The company asks you to pay a fee for training.
  • The salary information isn’t clear.
  • The employer asks for your personal information, such as your driver’s license number or your social security number.

Have you been scammed?

Contact FraudTrac now!