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SAFERjobs (Safe Advice for Employment and Recruitment) is a non-profit, joint industry and law enforcement organisation created in 2010 to raise awareness and combat criminal activities that may be attempted on those seeking a job, or through the services provided by the recruitment industry.

National Guard recruiter charged with fraud

The U.S. Attorney's Office in Tampa reported Thursday that 46-year-old Travis Devall has been charged with 10 counts that include conspiracy to commit and the commission of wire fraud ... Devall worked under the Guard Recruiting Assistance Program ...

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Wallsend serial fraudster Robert Leslie Mitchell landed job handling tax-payers' cash

A serial fraudster with a string of jail terms for fleecing investors was given a job – handling tax-payers’ cash. Robert Leslie Mitchell, who is serving 19 months in prison for his latest scam against his own brother-in-law, managed to get a job with ...

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Teachers' recruitment scam: High Court extends bail of Chautalas

The Delhi High Court today extended till September 5 and 19 respectively the interim bails of former Haryana Chief Minister Om Prakash Chautala and his MLA son Ajay Chautala, who have been sentenced to 10 years in prison in the teachers recruitment scam case.

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Greenfield woman's benefit scam amounted to £9,500

A WOMAN has admitted a £9,500 benefits scam. Margaret Mallinson ... was uncovered which linked her to Mr Flynn and to the caravan park. Mr Flynn had obtained employment there, and they had a joint bank account which they transferred to the Llangollen ...

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Cardiff City launch ‘fraud’ probe into summer transfer spending

Cardiff City fear their former manager Malky Mackay and former head of recruitment Iain Moody committed up to £ ... which is the subject of a “fraud” investigation by the club’s lawyers. The allegations accompany claims that Mackay and Moody swapped ...

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Five scams on the rise in 2014 - Telegraph

Criminals are coming up with new ways to scam unsuspecting victims. We explain what to look out for, and how to protect yourself against being conned.

Government website plagued with bogus and duplicated job ads

The risk of fraudulent, misleading and confusing ads appearing on the government's Universal Jobmatch website is higher than private equivalents, according to the National Audit Office.

BBC Reports of Student Losing £1,500 in Job Scam

A County Londonderry student loses £1,500 when her dream summer job in the USA turns out to be a web scam.


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The Best Way to Avoid Job Scams? Use a Reputable Recruiter.

Job scams are not restricted to the recruitment industry, they occur wherever there is a job seeker and the promise of a job. This point is often forgotten as people have been quick to associate job scams with the recruitment industry. This simply isn’t true: what is often not appreciated is that using a reputable company within the recruitment industry actually lowers the chances of a job scam

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How to Spot a Fake Job on Craigslist online

Craigslist, when used cautiously, can be extremely helpful for finding all sorts of things, like bicycles, roommates or even employment.

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Top Tips for Candidates working with Recruitment Agencies

When choosing a recruitment agency to find you either temporary or permanent employment there are a number of things to consider. Will the agency work hard to find a position that suits your skills and listen to your requirements and not bog you down with offers that aren’t relevant to you? But also are they trustworthy, will they keep your personal details safe and are they offering you jobs that are actually available?

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Who Are You Dealing With

It's not uncommon for people to create a persona rather than being truthful about who they really are when online and that includes scammers. So be very careful when communicating with people you've only met online. Most job sites try to screen those that sign up with them but it's never going to be 100%.

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Five scams on the rise in 2014 - Telegraph

Criminals are coming up with new ways to scam unsuspecting victims. We explain what to look out for, and how to protect yourself against being conned.

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Government website plagued with bogus and duplicated job ads

The risk of fraudulent, misleading and confusing ads appearing on the government's Universal Jobmatch website is higher than private equivalents, according to the National Audit Office.

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BBC Reports of Student Losing £1,500 in Job Scam

A County Londonderry student loses £1,500 when her dream summer job in the USA turns out to be a web scam.

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Recruitment agency manager in court after stealing more than £8,000 from employer

Community order for Brighouse thief

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Conman who posed as a Nigerian prince in high society while masterminding massive immigration scam is jailed for seven years

Investigators believe he helped more than 100 of his countrymen, including most of his extended family, to enter the UK illegally under false and stolen identities. At the centre of the scam was a corrupt ... references and jobs. They could then ‘hit ...

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Top cop held for recruitment fraud - Independent Online

Johannesburg - A Benoni police cluster commander is out on bail after appearing in the Moroka Magistrate's Court in Soweto for alleged fraud, Gauteng police said on Monday. Vuyokazi Ndebele was released on bail of R2000, Brigadier Neville Malila said.

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How to make cyber scams go pop

That can make his job hard as they typically will not have anyone, apart from a few frazzled system administrators, worrying about security. That can slow down reaction times when he and other security folks try to shut down any scams that they spot.

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Uma Bharti demands CBI probe into Vyapam recruitment scam

Bhopal: Union Minister Uma Bharti had demanded investigation by the Central Bureau of Investigation into the Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board (MPPEB)scam, better known as Vyapam recruitment scam. Speaking to reporters in MP's Satna, the BJP ...

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Fraudsters pocketed £300k meant for sick children while living off benefits

It was organised, systematic and very lucrative Richard Sheldon, prosecuting The court heard Moore, 45, had never had a job but forced his wife to take ... be airline pilot in real 'catch me if you can' scam They splashed out 27,000 Euros over a year ...

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NSCDC parades fake recruitment officer

THE Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) have nabbed a 44-year-old man (name withheld) from Edo State for serial recruitment scam and money laundering. He was alleged to have defrauded unsuspecting Nigerians of almost N1billion for recruitment ...

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