- Millions of people fall victim to job scams every year. That number has increased during the pandemic.
- One fraud is to offer fake remote jobs that offer high pay for companies like Amazon and Walmart.
- These scams have increased as more people are eager for remote jobs during the pandemic.
If you see a job offering to pay six figures shipping products from home, it could be a scam.
That’s because everyone wants to work from home right now, and fraudsters are taking advantage.
According to a December study, the share of online job postings that mention “remote work” nearly tripled across 20 countries between January 2020 and September 2021. At that time the Better Business Bureau (BBB) warned job seekers employment scams are on the rise amid a tumultuous COVID-19 job market. Scams are mostly hitting…