Authorities are reporting an increase in fraudulent activity related to the COVID-19 outbreak. One fraud aims to steal victims’ personal information through fake job postings. Job hunting is stressful enough even without the added possibility of falling for a scam. Scammers prey on a job seeker’s desperation, so it is important to use caution when responding to job postings.
Our firm will never:
Ask potential candidates to pay or transfer funds through any means as a precondition of interviews or employment, or authorize recruiters or agents to do so on our behalf
Conduct business in Google Hangouts or other chat tools