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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.

Odisha IAS officer held in job scam

The former District Collector of Bolangir, Debraj Mishra, was on Friday arrested for his alleged involvement in the recruitment scam here. Vigilance sleuths of Bhubaneswar and Sambalpur divisions swooped on the residence of Mr. Mishra at Kapilaprasad ...

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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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National Guard bonus scandal leads to guilty pleas

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- Two former members of the California National Guard have pleaded guilty to wire fraud stemming from a scheme involving recruitment bonuses, the U.S. Attorney's Office in Sacramento said Friday. Brian Kaps, 40, of Chico pleaded ...

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Don't touch that Benjamin: Drivers hit by new scam where crooks place fake $100 on windshields then car-jack vehicle when driver gets out to retrieve it

In fact, it could be a scam encouraging you to get out of your car to grab the ... such as $200. But after the job is finished, the motorist might drive away and find they did a bad job or the scammer might actually demand a much higher sum.

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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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Laxmikant Sharma booked in fresh case, sent to STF custody till Nov 21

BHOPAL: Jailed former higher education minister Laxmikant Sharma was booked in a fresh case of allegedly rigging contractual teachers' grade III recruitment scam conducted by Madhya Pradesh Professional Examinations Board (MPPEB). The former minister ...

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Brooklyn family accused of $20million mortgage fraud...while 'also collecting food stamps and pretending to be poor'

They alternately played the part of prince or pauper depending on which scam was being perpetrated,' U.S. Attorney ... The indictment said family members lied to lenders about their assets, income, employment and primary residence to obtain mortgages ...

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MPPEB scam: Former minister Laxmikant Sharma arrested afresh

Special Task Force (STF), which is investigating the Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board (MPPEB) scam, arrested former minister Laxmikant Sharma afresh in connection with contract teachers' grade 3 recruitment scam-2012. He was produced in the ...

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Robbie Williams tribute act walks free from court despite benefits scam

"Clearly your breach was particularly deliberate and wilful and the public are fed up and outraged when they pay their taxes, if they are lucky enough to have a job at all, and then see somebody living to some extent an interesting, if not high, life and ...

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New initiative seeks to curb fraud in employment market.

SAFERjobs investigate every report of suspected or actual fraud and provide free, expert advice to the public on next steps. If the issue is not criminal, but relates to professional misconduct in the recruitment sector, SAFERjobs report this to the main ...

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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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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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