Scamming Looks Like A Growth Industry In These Economic Times
from the jobseeker-beware dept
Scammers look they’re being stimulated by the government’s stimulus plan, and it seems likely that they’re finding plenty of marks in these gloomy economic times. For instance, fake job ads that are fronts for identity theft are up 345% over the last three years. It wouldn’t be a stretch to think they’ll become even more common, as more and more people start searching for jobs — and their desperation leads them to lower their defenses in hopes of landing employment.