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Equifax: Identity Thieves Target Job Seekers … How to Stay Safe

Posted by Kathleen Smith

Thought this information we received from Equifax would be of specific interests to our cleared job seekers:

equifaxIn today’s economy, many people are looking for a new job or a second job to help supplement their income. Thanks to online job posting sites, it’s never been easier to surf the Web for your next career. Unfortunately, this convenience has also led to a slew of scams that take advantage of job seekers by stealing sensitive personal information — the first step of identity theft. The prevalence of fake job ads has increased in recent years. While a number of these scams are quite elaborate and can often times look legitimate, there are ways to tell real job opportunities from tricky identity theft tactics.

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This entry was posted on Wednesday, August 05, 2009 4:24 pm

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