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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.

Illiterate builder in £400,000 fake student loan trafficking scam, court hears

Up to 40 students could have been trafficked into the UK by an illiterate Romanian builder who used them to scam more than £400,000 in student ... of fraud after it heard young women were promised jobs and accommodation, but once they arrived in the ...

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Scam Alert -- How to Spot a Fake Job on Craigslist - Better Business Bureau

Scam Alert -- How to Spot a Fake Job on Craigslist. Better Business Bureau. No experience necessary, no resume required, immediate start... sounds like the perfect job description, right? Actually, it sounds more like a scam. Craigslist job scams use tempting offers and the names of real organizations...

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Scammers are using Craigslist for jobs - Times Record News

Scammers are using Craigslist for jobs. Times Record News. The BBB warns that job scams have many different twists. Scammers may ask job seekers to pay upfront for training, which never materializes. Or they may "hire" you and send a fake check. The con artists will instruct you to deduct...

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Film producer who directed movie called 'How to Get Away With Murder' is jailed for masterminding £5million mortgage scam

A film producer who once worked with actor Burt Reynolds has been jailed for his part in a £5million mortgage scam. Movie maker Ben Pickering ... across South Wales using false names and fictitious employment details to lenders including the Leeds ...

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Vyapam scam blot on BJP performance in Madhya Pradesh

BHOPAL: BJP dominated the political landscape in Madhya Pradesh in 2014 by registering resounding victories in Lok Sabha and local bodies elections but an admission-cum-recruitment scam made Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan do a lot of explanation.

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A mule's life is a fool's life

Just a single piece of personal information, such as your date of birth, can be used to commit fraud in your name. So imagine what a fraudster can do with a lot of personal information: hack yo...

SAFER MOVES: Global Recruiter on the SAFERjobs Campaign Against UK Job Fraud

Supplier News | Safer Moves | New initiative seeks to curb fraud in employment market.

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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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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A mule's life is a fool's life

Just a single piece of personal information, such as your date of birth, can be used to commit fraud in your name. So imagine what a fraudster can do with a lot of personal information: hack yo...

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SAFER MOVES: Global Recruiter on the SAFERjobs Campaign Against UK Job Fraud

Supplier News | Safer Moves | New initiative seeks to curb fraud in employment market.

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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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Bristol mum Mandy Willis takes on a cold call scammer to convince the crook to stop

But Mandy, a craft party organiser, realised it was a scam and got chatting to the caller and asked him why he made a living ripping people off. She told him he should give up his life of crime and take up a job which would make his family proud.

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JBT scam: Chautala seeks treatment at RML or Medanta Hospital

New Delhi: Former Haryana Chief Minister Om Prakash Chautala, serving a 10-year jail term in the teachers recruitment scam case, on Thursday moved the Delhi High Court seeking a direction to Tihar jail authorities to provide him treatment either at Ram ...

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BEHIND THE HEADLINES: Protecting Gwent's elderly from scammers

And across the UK, around £3.5 billion of individuals’ money is ... society before asking for the householder’s bank details, while internet scams advertise fake job opportunities or emails from fictitious people. Disabled pensioner Hilda Barwell ...

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Action against over 200 recruitment agencies for fraud: Government

New Delhi: Action was taken against 206 recruitment agencies and agents, with a maximum of them in Maharashtra (126), during the last one year for fraudulent activities, parliament was told Wednesday. Minister of State for Overseas Indian Affairs and ...

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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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Railway Recruitment Cell scam: Prime suspect nabbed

Hyderabad: The prime accused in the Railway Recruitment Cell scam, Malothu Machender, senior signal engineer P. Rajashekhar and Prakash, who supplied electronic devices, were arrested by the Special Operations Team (SOT) of Cyberabad on Friday. The number ...

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Home Affairs ministry orders probe into Faridabad 'cash for jobs' scam

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has asked the Delhi Police to launch an investigation into the fake job scam in which nearly 1,500 youths, belonging to eight states, were duped to the tune of Rs 15,300- Rs 23,500 after being promised state and central ...

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