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Victims report shipping scam with Anderson connection |


ANDERSON — Reshipping scams have reappeared many times in the past few years as job seekers are looking to work from home.

Better Business Bureau is receiving an increased number of Scam Tracker reports related to a work from home reshipping scam. Victims across the U.S from Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Florida and Texas report being scammed by Shipowners Team, LLC, a company claiming to be located in Anderson.

The reports indicate the victim’s résumé was posted on job boards seeking employment and were approached by a recruiter. Then after a brief interview process, they were hired, and received a W2 form and were asked to fill it out completely, including their social security numbers. Once they submitted the personal information requested, they began receiving packages to ship, but after some time, they never received…

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