Avoid Job Scams!

Tips

 Always do research to make sure the job posting and the employer/organization are legitimate. Visit the organization's Website and check with the Better Business Bureau.
 Do not provide bank/credit card/financial information when applying for a job. There should be no request for fees or money associated with a job application.
 Be very skeptical of job offers that are made via email without some sort of face to face interview.
 Be skeptical of emails received from employers that contain grammatical errors, promises of high salaries, and minimal details about the actual position or qualifications.

Common Job Scams 

Check Cashing- Applicant is sent check(s), asked to deposit and wire funds (while keeping a portion for their salary). When the bank determines the checks are fake the amount is deducted from the applicant's account.

Reshipping-Packages are shipped to applicant's residence with instructions to reship. Packages contain stolen property, which the police track back to applicant's address.

Rebate Processing-Applicant pays upfront for training, certification and/or registration, and then there are no rebates for the applicant to process.

Phishing-Applicant is directed to a false website asking for personal or sensitive information, then company steals the applicant's identity.

If you believe you are a victim of a scam. please file a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission at www.ftc.goc/complaint or 1-877-FTC-HELP.