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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.

One in 10 consumer problems on eBay are scams, says Citizens Advice

Online shopping and auction scams were the most common fraud reported in 2013 costing UK consumers £63.6m ... Take your time and just say: “No thank you”. • Walk away from job ads that ask for money in advance. • Computer firms do not make ...

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Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee has raised $7.6 million since House Republicans decided to sue Obama

You bet we're going to run on a Congress that is just obsessed with lawsuits, suing the President, talking about impeaching him, instead of solutions for the middle class, talking about jobs and infrastructure ... on Tuesday as 'a scam started by Democrats ...

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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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EX-OFFICER GUILTY OF AIRPORT SCAM

The scam was uncovered when returning passengers began asking airport ... After internal disciplinary proceedings in July last year Scott was dismissed from her job, which pays a basic salary of between £18,500 and just over £20,000 a year.

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Cop held for recruitment fraud - Citizen

Cop held for recruitment fraud. 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. Share & Rate this article. Share on email Email. Multimedia.

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Student jobs fraud: What scams are out there and how you can avoid them

It’s no secret that job hunting can be stressful, time-consuming and demoralising. While prospects are looking up, with a steady increase in youth employment

Agencies Must Be Aware of Contractor Fraud

Recent reports from agencies being subject to fraud - here's one of the stories supplied by Fund My Contractor - and some top tips to avoid fraud situations for your own agency.

One in 10 eBay complaints relate to scams

One in six products or services advertised on Gumtree, and one in 10 on sale at eBay, are alleged scam or potential scam, including job scams Citizens Advice research has revealed.


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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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Student jobs fraud: What scams are out there and how you can avoid them

It’s no secret that job hunting can be stressful, time-consuming and demoralising. While prospects are looking up, with a steady increase in youth employment

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Agencies Must Be Aware of Contractor Fraud

Recent reports from agencies being subject to fraud - here's one of the stories supplied by Fund My Contractor - and some top tips to avoid fraud situations for your own agency.

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One in 10 eBay complaints relate to scams

One in six products or services advertised on Gumtree, and one in 10 on sale at eBay, are alleged scam or potential scam, including job scams Citizens Advice research has revealed.

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Job Scams: 7 Ways to Know

The good news for job seekers: The government’s most recent employment report finally puts total employment at pre-recession rates, with nearly 9 million more jobs than at its low point. The bad news: Scammers are even better poised to steal the money and identities of hopeful applicants, by posing (usually online) as legitimate employers with “We’re hiring!” claims. Here are some tip-offs to an impending employment ripoff: 1. Your cash for your (background) check. The most common ruse is getting job applicants …

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Cancer cash fraud woman faces jail

Stacey Tipler exploited her job in the accounts department to help orchestrate a scam that resulted in just over £642,000 being diverted from the Royal Marsden in London. The cash was funnelled to a group of co-conspirators who then passed the lion's ...

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Mississippi National Guardsmen indicted for stealing thousands in recruiting fraud scheme

JACKSON, Mississippi -- Twelve current or former Mississippi Army National Guard soldiers have been indicted for defrauding the Guard out of recruiting incentive payments by stealing the identities of other soldiers. The soldiers were indicted by a federal ...

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Nigerian fraudster arrested over $6m internet jobs scam

The pages urged applicants to pay small fees to apply online for jobs. Okeh said the scam is one of many in Nigeria that are specifically designed to extract small sums from Nigeria's unemployed. Conservative estimates put Nigeria's unemployment rate at ...

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Trending now: Investment, visa, recruitment fraud

KOCHI: If recent data is any indication, property frauds have lost their charm as scamsters have shifted focus to investment, visa and recruitment frauds in the city. Crimes in these categories account for over 60% cases reported in the first six months of ...

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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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One in 10 eBay complaints relate to scams

Problems included scammers using the websites to advertise housing and job scams, as well as motorists ... indicate that online shopping and auction scams were the most common fraud reported in 2013 costing UK consumers £63.6 million.

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12 Guard members indicted in recruitment fraud

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — Twelve current or former Mississippi Army National Guard members have been indicted in cases alleging they swindled money through a program that offers incentives for recruiting new soldiers. Three separate indictments were ...

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