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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.

Elderly Cirencester couple conned out of £400 in squirrel scam

The elderly man withdrew £400 from a cash point, telling him he would have the rest of the money when the job was done. Once the conman had the money he walked along Corinium Gate towards London Road and did not return. The conman is described as a white ...

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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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Residents fall victim to online degree scams

Many Qatar residents are being taken for a ride by fraudsters through promises of online educational degrees from universities purportedly operating from places like the US and UK, it is learnt ... through sources such as job portals.

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'My son's Facebook account has been hacked by an ISIS recruiter': Mother feared terrorist group was trying to lure her 13-year-old child online… but it turned out to be a scam

A concerned mother has taken to Facebook to warn other parents that she identified IS recruiters targeting her 13-year-old son on a Facebook page that is 'clearly recruiting for war'. The unidentified mother posted on the popular mothers group ...

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From The Godfather to GoodFellas – the toughest New York gangsters in the movies

Trademark Scam: Building a drugs empire from the profits of a Harlem apartment block transformed into a giant, money-spinning crack den. Like the worst Changing Rooms job ever. Greatest ‘Hits’: His own friend and fellow gang member, Gee Money (Allen ...

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Young people most defrauded jobseekers in Britain

Get Safe Online, Safer-Jobs and Action Fraud are warning young people to take precautions whilst looking for jobs online, to avoid falling victim to scammers.

SAFERjobs by TABSInfoNation

SAFERjobs is a voluntary, non-profit organisation which works in partnership with the Metropolitan Police, National Crime Agency, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS).

Most Popular Recruiter Magazine Articles of 2014

2014 has been a busy year for Recruiter. In the past 12 months we produced over 2,700 news stories about the recruitment industry.


NCAMetropolitan PoliceGet Safe OnlineAPSCoAction Fraud

The following job boards promote job scam awareness and take seriously the campaign for a safer job search by advertising SAFERjobs on their websites: CWJobs, Executives on the Web, Guardian Jobs, Gumtree, reed.co.uk, Totaljobs, and Universal Jobmatch

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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 a job. This point is often forgotten as people have associated job scams with the recruitment industry.

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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?

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How to Avoid Phishing Scams

The number and sophistication of phishing scams sent out to consumers is continuing to increase dramatically. While online banking and e-commerce is very safe, as a general rule you should be careful about giving out your personal financial information over the Internet.

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Young people most defrauded jobseekers in Britain

Get Safe Online, Safer-Jobs and Action Fraud are warning young people to take precautions whilst looking for jobs online, to avoid falling victim to scammers.

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SAFERjobs by TABSInfoNation

SAFERjobs is a voluntary, non-profit organisation which works in partnership with the Metropolitan Police, National Crime Agency, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS).

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Most Popular Recruiter Magazine Articles of 2014

2014 has been a busy year for Recruiter. In the past 12 months we produced over 2,700 news stories about the recruitment industry.

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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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Woman shocked after seeing herself as 'before' picture on diet website

If you come across a scam website, you can report it to Action Fraud on 0300 123 2040 or at actionfraud.police.uk/report_fraud All reports of fraudulent websites are sent to the City of London Police’s National Fraud Intelligence Bureau who have a ...

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Money laundering angle to nurses recruitment scam

Money laundering and hawala transactions to the tune of nearly Rs.400 crore would have taken place in the last one year in connection with the overseas nurses recruitment scam involving several manpower consultancies in the State, suspect agencies ...

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Diet pill website uses fake 'before' and 'after' image of woman with learning difficulties

If you come across a scam website, you can report it to Action Fraud on 0300 123 2040 or at actionfraud.police.uk/report_fraud All reports of fraudulent websites are sent to the City of London Police’s National Fraud Intelligence Bureau who have a ...

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Nursing recruitment scam: HC orders return of passport

KOCHI: The high court has ordered the returning of passport to the candidate who have had to face the consequences of raid in connection with nursing recruitment scam. As the passports can be returned only through its administrative officer, the court has ...

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Man found guilty for targeting former St Albans Labour MP Kerry Pollard in phone scam

She said that Ajetomobi, who lives with his partner and their three children, will be able to get a job when his eldest child turns 10 in December of this year. She added that Ajetomobi, who had been a plumber in Nigeria, was “trying to gain money to get ...

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PSI recruitment scam: IPS officers among 3 suspended

Rajkot: Three senior police officers, including an IPS officer, were suspended today (Monday) by the Gujarat Home Department after they were found guilty in an alleged police sub-inspector recruitment scam. A senior Gujarat Home Department official ...

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Conman who bought stolen iPhones online then got Apple to swap them for new ones is jailed for £27,000 scam

A conman who bought stolen and lost iPhones online and then exploited a loophole so Apple would send him new handsets in a £27,000 scam has been jailed ... had a retail value of £8,851 - costing Steve Jobs' famous company around £4,500.

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