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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.

Recruitment firm payroll fraudster and accomplice jailed

Harold, who had worked for the London-based recruitment company for 14 years ... His co-defendant Shamsur Rahman, 38, worked with Harold and discovered the scam in 2008, the Old Bailey was told. But rather than report it to company bosses, he demanded ...

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Ex-transport minister and OSD to be summoned for questioning in transport cop recruitment scam

BHOPAL: Special Task force (STF) is likely to summon a former state transport minister and his officer-on-special duty (OSD) for questioning in connection with transport constable recruitment scam, which Congress alleged, has its roots in CM's secretariat.

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Poole: Hundreds Of Jobs Could Go At Luxury Yacht-Maker

Around 300 jobs could go at luxury yacht-maker Sunseeker ... today is to ensure the continued growth and success of a sustainable business, based on the UK’s South Coast. It is clear to us that customer demand and the industry as a whole is changing ...

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JBT scam: HC extends interim bail of two convicts

The former chief minister, who has been convicted and sentenced to 10 years jail term in the JBT recruitment scam case, had on September 26 volunteered to surrender after which the court had fixed October 17 as the date for his surrender. But the court on ...

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The great British money launderette: At least 19 UK firms under investigation for an alleged conspiracy to make $20bn of dirty money seem legitimate

In the scam exposed today, the launderers created front companies in the UK which carried out massive phoney business ... He said he was approached after graduating by a man offering him a job opening a branch of his consultancy in Moldova.

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Asked to Pay for a Criminal Record Check? Make sure it isn't a fraud...

Have You Been Asked to Pay for a Criminal Record Check? How do you Know it's Not a Criminal Asking? SAFERjobs (www.safer-jobs.com) are a non-profit, joint law enforcement organisation campaigning against UK job fraud and protecting job seekers.

New Guidance for Schools on Choosing Recruitment Agencies includes the Work of SAFERjobs

The REC published its 2014 School Guide to ensure that schools and education providers are well informed when using a recruitment agency to hire staff. The work of SAFERjobs is featured within the guide...

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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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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Asked to Pay for a Criminal Record Check? Make sure it isn't a fraud...

Have You Been Asked to Pay for a Criminal Record Check? How do you Know it's Not a Criminal Asking? SAFERjobs (www.safer-jobs.com) are a non-profit, joint law enforcement organisation campaigning against UK job fraud and protecting job seekers.

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New Guidance for Schools on Choosing Recruitment Agencies includes the Work of SAFERjobs

The REC published its 2014 School Guide to ensure that schools and education providers are well informed when using a recruitment agency to hire staff. The work of SAFERjobs is featured within the guide...

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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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Three 'greedy' women jailed for pyramid scheme fraud which reached Torquay

The scam had victims across Wales and the South West ... Jude Horton said none of the women showed remorse for their actions and victims, including nurses, had to take up two jobs after applying for loans to join the scheme. Bristol Crown Court heard ...

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Ex-Army Captain Gets 8 Years in Prison in Recruiting Fraud

SAN ANTONIO -- A former Army captain from Schertz was sentenced Friday to eight years in federal prison for a recruiting bonus fraud that resulted in $212,000 in government losses. But Fabian Barrera Jr., 47, could cut his sentence in half if he comes up ...

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Clerks Recruitment Scam: 82 BC Category seats illegaly converted, sold?

CHANDIGARH: Still recovering from its ruined image for recruitment scams during its 1997 to 2002 stint, the SAD-BJP combine government in Punjab is faced with another recruitment scam pertaining to the selection 1192 Clerks through the Punjab Subordinate ...

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Clayton-Le-Woods mum gets suspended prison sentence for £20k benefits scam

However, the court heard that she had failed to tell both the DWP and Chorley Council that her partner had moved in with her and that he was in full-time employment. Joseph had initially denied the offence but then pleaded guilty to all four charges at ...

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Fake police target OAPs with 'forged' cash scam

He said: "Unfortunately, my job is telling people not to trust others, but it is vital you make sure you know who you are really talking to. "While fraudsters' tactics vary from scam to scam ... being conned from UK residents.

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Teachers' recruitment scam: Delhi HC summons OP Chautala over CBI's plea against his bail

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has directed former Haryana chief minister Om Prakash Chautala to personally appear in court on Friday in connection to the CBI's plea for cancellation of his bail. The High Court has lashed out at the CBI for not informing ...

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Hounslow couple jailed over immigration scam

A man who masterminded a major immigration scam has been jailed for 10 years. Kaseepathi Koka, of Livingstone Road, Hounslow, his wife and a third gang member were believed to have pocketed up to £250,000 a year by helping people stay illegally in the UK.

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