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Criminals using job postings to scam victims

Fox 5 San Diego

SAN DIEGO — You just got hired! But wait, it’s a scam?

Criminals are now victimizing job seekers under the guise of a job offer.

If you’re on the hunt for a job right now, watch out!

Scammers are using legitimate companies to post fake job openings on LinkedIn with the goal of getting your personal information and your money.

As more companies lay off thousands of workers in anticipation of an impending recession, scammers are seeing a fresh crop of potential victims.


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