Recruitment Fraud Scam
Important Notice: It has been brought to our attention that there is a scammer out there who is falsely representing BrandSwan LLC, claiming we’re hiring and you have been selected. If you receive this email, please know this is not us. We have reported this scammer’s activity and hope to shut this down as soon as humanely possible.
This is known as a Recruitment Fraud and happens to many.
More About Recruitment Fraud Scams
Recruitment fraud scams come in many forms and can be difficult to spot. Fraudsters are constantly adapting their tactics, so it’s important to stay informed about the types of scams out there.
Common recruitment fraud schemes include:
- Phishing emails that appear to be from a legitimate company but contain links leading to malicious websites or attachments containing malware.
- Fake job postings that require you to provide personal information or money upfront in order to secure the position.
- Businesses that claim to represent a company but are actually attempting to collect your personal information for malicious purposes.
- Companies that ask for payment in exchange for access to job opportunities, training materials, or other services.
It’s important to be mindful of these potential scams and to always do your research before responding to job postings, especially those that appear too good to be true. Be sure to verify the authenticity of any company you are considering working with by contacting them directly or researching their website and online presence. Additionally, never provide personal information or payment upfront in exchange for services. Legitimate companies will not require this type of compensation before you have been hired. If a company is asking for money, walk away and report them to the authorities immediately. Read more about this here. Remember, if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is! Protect your personal information and finances by being aware of these scams. Best of luck in your job search!