Help Me Hank: Avoiding online employment scams

DETROIT – Scammers trying to get personal information are targeting victims with online job opportunities. Catherine Murphy became the victim of an employment scam when she found what appeared to be a good-paying job online. Murphy said she got an email saying her application was received from Career Builder. She then got an email saying she had gotten the job. Her new boss told her he was moving his company from Canada to Detroit and he needed her to deposit a cashier's check into her account to buy new furniture. “I got contact from my bank saying that, ‘Your check has been voided and there's no money in that account,'” Murphy said. Read more here >>>

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