Job Scams

Job scams are some of the most insidious. Scammers use job prospects to lure people into giving them money or vital information, only to phish the victim or defraud them of their hard-earned pay. 

Some people yearn for a better job, the next step up the ladder. Others are desperate to find any job they can get to stay afloat. Aspiration and desperation attract the worst of humanity, eager to prey upon the desperate or ambitious. 

 

Job Scams: List Below

Indeed job scams are known to be out there, as Indeed is one of the largest job boards in existence. 

Job offer scams can also show up in your email inbox or through LinkedIn messaging, promising interviews, or a position to you that doesn’t exist or that you didn’t apply for. 

Knowing what job offers or postings are out there which are tied to job offer scams can save you heartache…and much more. Learn about them below:

Gigolo Dream

Male Companion Jobs: How The Scam Works You are a smart, smooth, good looking guy – and tired of chasing the ladies. A new male companion jobs advertisement catches your eye featuring a marketing company looking for ‘entertainers’. It could be for private shows or escort services in your city. Unlike the female Call Girl/Escort … Gigolo Dream Read More »

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Government Jobs Call

How the scam works: You receive a letter or an email telling you there are government job openings in your area; and a number to call for more information is provided. You call and are put on hold – it is the government, after all. Ten minutes later, you realize you have to be somewhere … Government Jobs Call Read More »

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Guaranteed Employment

How the scam works: Similar to the Job Placement for Students scam, this one comes from companies that promise you “guaranteed employment” if you use their program. This means that you will have to pay for specific mandatory “training courses” or so-called “workshops”, which also means you will spend your money feeding their “business” and … Guaranteed Employment Read More »

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Luggage Left in the Airport

Luggage Left in The Airport Email: How It Works You receive an email claiming to be from a large international airport, informing you that a package with your name on it was found in one of the terminals. Why would they send you that? Scammers recruit their victims from Facebook, where many people escaping their city tag … Luggage Left in the Airport Read More »

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