Unemployed Workers Fall Victim To Scams

BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU RELEASES STUDY ON EMPLOYMENT SCAMS

(CNN) – More than half of the people targeted by employment scams are unemployed.

That’s according to a new report out by the Better Business Bureau.

The BBB’s study look at scammers who pretended to be representatives of well-known businesses.

They trick victims into sending them money by claiming to be offering them a job.

The BBB found that 53% of the victims of these scammers were unemployed when they were targeted.

Nearly three-fourths of those who lost money in the scams stated that they already did not have enough income to cover their monthly bills.

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