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BBB Says Beware Of Summer Job Scams


A warning from the Better Business Bureau to beware of summer job scams.

Students have begun their search, but the Bureau says employment scams are among the riskiest across Canada.

They’re urging job seekers to be on the lookout for fake job postings.

Last year, the Bureau’s Canadian Scam tracker risk report identified students and those between the ages of 25 and 34 to be the most susceptible and likely to be victimized by employment scams.

“More than half of employment scam victims were seeking work-from-home opportunities,” explains Kristin Matthews, Marketing & Communications Specialist at BBB Serving the Atlantic Provinces. “As students search for flexible employment options, they need to keep in mind that not all the jobs being posted are legitimate, and remember to verify details before submitting resumes with all their personal information. Employment scams don’t just affect those who…

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