Employment scams are still prevalent and we are frequently reminded of how cunning scammers can be in their victimization of the unsuspecting.
The Malden Police Department was notified of an incident recently that was described as "multiple incidents of employment fraud." It is crucial to recognize that any online transaction has the potential to be compromised, which is why we emphasize NOT disclosing vital information to unreliable or unidentified websites and/or people.
Keep in mind that scammers pay attention to the news and try to take advantage of the needs that people have at any particular time.
Right now, at this very moment, a scammer is grinding their teeth as they read this post, hoping that no one takes heed to our message so that folks continue becoming victims of their unscrupulous practices.