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How to spot a job scam advert

The Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) has been working with JobsAware and Cifas (a not-for-profit fraud prevention membership organisation) to understand the impact of scams, and how to avoid being scammed.

It says that job scams are predicted to increase again this year, so it’s important to remain vigilant and familiarise ourselves with the signs of a potential job scam or fraudulent job advert.

Advice includes:

  • How to spot a job scam
  • Identity fraud
  • What to do if you think you have fallen victim to a job scam

How to spot a job scam advert.