Job Offer Scams
We get a lot of WhatsApp messages, emails and SMS messages offering us lucrative jobs. They usually say you can earn about 3000 Rs. per day and vry little work, no qualification required, and so on and so forth.
It is crucial to be cautious when receiving job offering messages, especially online. Job offering scams have become increasingly sophisticated, and scammers often target unsuspecting individuals looking for employment opportunities. Here are some tips to help you avoid falling victim to job offering scams:
Research the Company: Before responding to any job offer, thoroughly research the company. Check their website, social media profiles, and online presence to ensure they are legitimate and have a reputable history.
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If you receive any such offers and you are not sure if they are genuine, post a comment here and we will check it out for you.
Sreedhar Mandayam has posted about a new type of scam. This is prevalent abroad and has started in India too.
Someone sends a screenshot of GPay payment to a course. Then she says she has paid ₹10,000 extra by mistake and want that to be transferred to her back.
There is no intimation from GPay of the money received.
The screenshot if fake. And it is new way to swindle money.
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Beware! Always check your transactions. Do not rely on screenshots alone.