September 24, 2021
Scam/Fraud

Looking for a new job? BBB urges job seekers to be cautious of scams

The Better Business Bureau found 34% of scam victims provided their driver’s license number and 25% gave out the social security number.

Now that the federal unemployment bonus has expired more people will be looking for a new job. A new report out from the Better Business Bureau says job seekers need to be cautious. Job related scams have been increasing steadily since 2018.

The report from the BBB shows 350 Michiganders have fallen victim to a job scam since 2018 with a median loss around $1,000. 

The BBB says most of the victims were between 25 and 34 years old, a demographic that is comfortable and more trusting of technology.

“Younger people are more likely to use their phones…

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