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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.

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,…

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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.

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…

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.

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…

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…

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…

BBC Reports of Student Losing £1,500 in Job Scam

A County Londonderry student loses £1,500 when her dream summer job in the USA turns out to be a web scam.

Recruitment agency manager in court after stealing more than £8,000 from employer

Community order for Brighouse thief

BBC Warn Job Seekers about Offshore Training Scams

Job hunters are being warned about scam websites offering online training for the offshore oil and gas industry.

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…

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…

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…

SAFERjobs Report Helps Ensure Money Back for defrauded Job Seekers

Action by SAFERjobs led to refunds for job seekers defrauded throught the job process by two UK-based recruitment agencies.

Employment scams

Employment scams, also known as job scams, are a form of advance fee fraud scamming where certain unscrupulous persons posing as recruiters or employers offer…

Writing job scam or ‘misguided’ employer?

Zachary Houle thought the editing job on INDEED was too good to be true. Only 90 minutes after applying for a content editor job with…

10 Signs a Job Is a Scam

Signs a job posting might be a scam. From the ad, the job reads like a dream. It’s in your area of expertise (yay!), paying…

Job scam for a Rainy Day: Fraudster tells models they'd got weather girl jobs

Brenton Robert Jarrett, from Howlong NSW, has a long history of scamming people. He has now been found arranging meetings with young models claiming he…

How To Spot A Scam Job Offer

we cannot neglect to mention, however, the existence of scam, or fraudulent, job offers. Many fraudsters use names of real companies in order to trick…

Security Industry Association Warns of Online Recruitment Scam

The Security Industry Authority is working in conjunction with the City of London Police’s National Fraud Intelligence Bureau to raise awareness of an online scam.

Watch for red flags when looking for summer jobs

Summer is a time when many students find themselves searching for temporary work. This makes them...

Do More to Verify Jobs are Genuine, Fraud Prevention Body Urges

Organisations that host job adverts are being urged to do more to verify that the jobs are genuine, after a scam involving fictitious security jobs…

We were alerted to a profile on LinkedIn which turned out to be completely unreal

Job scams are growing in number and complexity. But as well as raising challenges for recruiters, they are also boosting the reputation of reputable agencies,…

Fake jobs conviction a wake up call for the industry

The Chair of SAFERjobs, the recruitment industry body tasked with combating employment fraud, tells Recruiter that the recent conviction of a recruitment consultant for fraud…

Action Fraud moves from the National Fraud Authority to the City of London Police

The national fraud and cyber crime reporting centre, Action Fraud, today becomes part of the City of London Police, strengthening the UK’s response to serious…

Government Employment Website Universal Job Match 'bedevilled with fraud'

An employment website launched by the Government that became a magnet for fake job adverts and identity thieves is to be scrapped, it has been…

CIFAS

CIFAS is a not-for-profit organisation, concerned solely with the prevention of fraud and funded by subscription. CIFAS Members are drawn primarily from the UK financial…

Daily Telegraph Claims Job Scams in Top 10 Scams to watch out for in 2014

The Daily Telegraph recently listed job scams in their Top 10 Scams to watch out for in 2014 promoting job scams to the national agenda…

Employment Agency Standards Inspectorate bans job con pair

Two men who generated £200k in a scam that saw jobseekers pay to apply for non-existent jobs have been banned from any involvement in running…

EAS Bans two men for online job scam

Two men who generated £200k in a scam that saw jobseekers pay to apply for non-existent jobs have been banned from any involvement in running…

Department for Transport recruitment scam

Job seekers are being warned of fraudsters offering fake jobs at the Department for Transport (DfT). Members of the public have been contacted by an…

Boiler Room Fraudsters Targeting Students for Recruitment

What’s boiler room fraud? ‘Boiler room’ fraud is an organised criminal activity that is operated by phoney brokers who cold call victims and use high-pressure…

Job hunters tricked by phoney employment advertisements

A FORMER police officer was part of a nationwide £200,000 scam where job applicants were conned into paying cash for vacancies that did not exist.…

Paul Wilson launches fraud forum for the recritment industry

Paul Wilson launches fraud forum for the recritment industry. R.Paul Wilson is a world renowned expert on cheating, an award winning conjuror and magic inventor.…


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