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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.

Hacker publishes tech support phone scammer slammer

Weeks' day job is director at Root9b, but he's taken time to detail a ... discovered one of these groups had managed to scam my grandparents and leave their computer an infected mess for me to clean up. So I set out to find out if I could counter an ...

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Guard officials plead guilty in recruiting, bribery scam

WASHINGTON — Two retired Army National Guard officials and a civilian have pleaded guilty in a bribery scheme involving millions of dollars in contracts for marketing and recruiting, the Justice Department announced Wednesday. The Guard's recruiting and ...

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Police force in the 'most corrupt city in America' is disbanded after speed trap scam that made up half of city's revenue was exposed

Both Smith and Szabo resigned following their suspensions. After the vote, Officer Brandon Roberts was in good spirits for a man who had lost his job to his corrupt supervisors.

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Jim Armitage: Chasing pesky creditors, the Wonga way

Outlook Wonga has been keen to stress that all those involved in its phoney legal letters scam have now all gone. But that begged the question: where to? One has resurfaced at an even bigger outfit, with what is probably an even bigger job chasing creditors.

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Teachers' recruitment scam: Delhi HC notice to OP Chautala, CBI

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday issued a notice to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and former Haryana chief minister OP Chautala on a plea seeking his immediate surrender. Chautala addressed a massive rally at Jind in Haryana last ...

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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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US recruiter’s former financial controller jailed for fraud

A former financial controller of multi-sector recruiter Infinity Consulting Solutions has this week been sentenced to up to seven-and-a-half years in prison for embezzling nearly $1.4m (£860k) and falsifying company books. According to online legal news ...

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Bogus builders sentenced for fraudulent work

I hope this story highlights the dangers of such scams to other would-be victims ... ask for quotes in writing and ring more than three traders to get an average price for the job so you know what is reasonable. Even then, all traders must give you ...

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Warning over employment email scam

RESIDENTS are being warned not to be taken in by an email scam offering employment. Wigan Council Trading Standards ... residents to report any suspicious emails to to Action Fraud, the UK’s national reporting centre for fraud and internet crime, at ...

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Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation recruitment scam: fraud MMRC hiring ads

In just three months after the launch of Mumbai Metro, Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation (MMRC) is facing a recruitment scam. Fraud advertisement for hiring in the name of Metro Rail Corporation or Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA ...

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Recruitment scam hovers Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation

New Delhi: With the increasing rate of corruption in our country, a lot many scams have come into light including the 2G scam, the multi-millionaire Saradha chit fund scam, and many more. Now the scam fever is hovering over Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation.

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Online banking fraud up 71pc despite rise of log-in gadgets

The telephone scam, called "vishing", allows fraudsters to get ... are correct and whether they are registered in the UK. • Be especially wary of job offers from people or companies overseas as it will be harder for you to find out if they really are ...

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Bhopal: Three held for fraud in jail guard recruitment exam scam

The Special Task Force (STF), which is investigating the multi-layered Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board (MPPEB) scam and the Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission (MPPSC) scam, has now started examining the reported embezzlement in the Jail ...

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