scammer steals personal info from woman with fake job posting


 A local woman thought she got a job and instead she got scammed using an online job search site. 

“She called the company, they said they weren’t hiring for the position and that’s when she realized it was a scam,” said Capt. Josh Jones, Troy police. 

A young woman was looking to move back home to Troy, used – a job search site, to secure employment before the move.  She saw a listing for a data entry clerk at a CPA firm, she applied and got a virtual interview.

“At the end of the interview the person that was speaking with her, said you got the job we just need to set you up with payroll, we just need a bunch of your payroll,” said Jones. 

Jones says in the moment while excited, she gave out her Social Security Number and more. But her…

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