Beware of employment scams if you are looking for work

BRIAN ROACH EXPLAINS HOW ROUNDING WORKS. THE BEST BUSINESS BUREA WUAS GET REPORTS FROM A JOB. SCAM WITH A NEW TOUR. THIS IS H IOWT WORKS. YOU GET A MESSAGE THAT SOMEONE WANTS TO HIRE YOU AND THE ARRONDISSEUR THEN ASK YOU TO DOWNLOAD A MESSAGING APP SOMETHING LIKE TELEGRAM ONCE YOU DOWNLOAD THIS APP. YOU ARE ASKED SOME INTERVIEW QUESTIONS THEN YOU ARE OFFERED A JOB YOU GET AN OICFFIAL RESEARCH CONTRACT AWARDED THEN THE CONTRACTOR ASK YOU FOR YOUR NAME YOUR ADDRESS DATE OF BIRTH YOUR BANKING INFORMATION CLAIMING THEY NEED ALL THE TISO ADD YOU TO DIRECT DEPOSIT OF PAYROLL AND OTHER COMPANY SYSTEMS. WELL SOME ONSF VERSIO SCAM DOESN’T END HERE THE ARRONDISSEUR WANTS TO HELP YOU CREATE A HOME OFFICE. SO YOU GET A BIG CHECK AND AFTER YOU DEPOSITED THAT CHECK YOUR COACNTT SAYS YOU HAVE BEEN OVERPAID AND NOW YOU NEED TO RETURN SOME OF THAT MONEY YOU JUST DEPOSITED. OF COURSE, THE CHECK IS FALSE. THIS CAMERA IS NO LONGER. YOU LOSE YOUR MONEY. HERE’S HOW TO AVOID THIS SCAM LOOK FOR JOB OFFERS FIRST VISIT THE COMPANY’S WEBSITE AND LOOK FOR THEIR CONTACT DETAILS. VERIFY THAT THE COMPANY ACTUALLY EXISTS THE JOB OFFER IS REAL BEFORE INTERACTING WITH A STRANGER BE AWARE OF JOBS THAT INVOLVE RECEIVING AND RETURNING MONEY ALWAYS A RED FLAG LEGITIMATE COMPANIES DON’T SEND MONEY TO NEW EMPLOYEES BEFORE THEY DO ACTUAL WORK AND BE CAREFUL WITH YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION NEVER PROVIDE ANYONE WITH ANY PERSONAL INFORMATION UNTIL YOU ARE SURE YOU CAN TRUST THEM. I AM

If you are looking for work, beware of job scams

Scammers target people looking for jobs. Better Business Bureau gets reports of an employment scam with a new twist. How it works You get a message that someone wants to hire you. The scammer asks you to download a messaging app, such as Telegram. Once you download the app, you are asked a few interview questions and offered a job. You get an official-looking contract to sign. The scammer asks for your name, address, date of birth, and banking information, claiming that it needs this information to add you to direct deposit payroll and other company systems. Some versions of the scam don’t stop there. The scammer then wants to help you set up a home office, so you receive a check. After depositing the check, your contact indicates that you have been overpaid and you must return some of the money you deposited. Of course, the check is fake. The scammer is gone, and so is your money.How to avoid the scamHere’s how to avoid falling victim to this scam:Search for job postings first. Visit a company’s website and find their contact information. Check that the company exists and the job offer is real before interacting with a stranger. Beware of jobs that involve receiving and returning money. Legit companies usually don’t send money to new hires until the job is done. Be careful with your personal information. Never provide your personal information to anyone until you are sure you can trust them.

Scammers target people looking for a job.

The Better Business Bureau receives reports of an employment scam with a new twist.

How it works

You receive a message that someone wants to hire you. The scammer asks you to download a messaging app, such as Telegram.

Once you download the app, you are asked a few interview questions and offered a job.

You get an official-looking contract to sign. The scammer asks for your name, address, date of birth, and banking information, claiming that it needs this information to add you to direct deposit payroll and other company systems.

Some versions of the scam don’t stop there.

The scammer then wants to help you set up a home office, so you get a check. After depositing the check, your contact indicates that you have been overpaid and you must return some of the money you deposited.

Of course, the check is fake. The scammer disappears, along with your money.

How to avoid the scam

Here’s how to avoid falling victim to this scam:

  • Look for job postings first. Visit a company’s website and find their contact information. Check that the company exists and the job offer is real before interacting with a stranger.
  • Beware of jobs that involve receiving and returning money. Legit companies usually don’t send money to new hires until the job is done.
  • Be careful with your personal information. Never provide your personal information to anyone until you are sure you can trust them.

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