Ocean County, NJ 2021 Job Application Scam
The crooks are starting over, and the people they are chasing this time are just not correct.
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Let’s be clear – there is never a good group of people to target with a scam. All scams are bad. But, after the past two years have left millions without jobs, prosecuting job seekers seems particularly cruel.
Yes, that is exactly what is happening. WYYZ in Shared Detroit that job scams are the latest attacks. The article goes on to explain that the scam works by offering people bogus jobs and then asking them to pay for the equipment they “need”.
It’s important to remember that an employer will likely NEVER ask you to pay for office equipment, and if they do, it’s a good idea to contact a company official to verify. And I know it’s a cliché, but listen to your gut – if something sounds too good to be true, it most likely is.
And let me reiterate – if you’re a con artist targeting someone who is just trying to get back on their feet and support themselves and their family, you should be ashamed of yourself. The pandemic has affected everyone in one way or another, and it is sad that some people just cannot have compassion for it and are using it for their own personal gain.
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