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.