SPOKANE, Wash. – Scammers are constantly looking for new and creative ways to target you. One woman says she fell victim to a hiring scam that was seemed to legitimate and convincing.
“I got a phone call asking if I was looking for a job,” Christy said. “I think there is a lot of scamming going on out there.”
Christy thought nothing of the call as she had received other similar ones after signing up for a website to help connect her with different employers. She believes while online job resources are incredibly helpful, they can also be a preying ground for those looking to rip people off. She says she learned that the hard way.
“It was like a dream job,” she said. “I felt so good about it…I’m like I’ll step down from my (current) job and get my apartment all ready for a home…