Scam Type

Employment Scam

Business Name Used

Cisco / imposter

Date Reported

Nov 01, 2022

Victim Postal Code


Total Dollars Lost


Scam Description

I received a test message saying that my resume had been approved for a position I applied to. It gave the “name” of the person texting and told me to download the google play/ App Store. And to reach out to a hiring manager and gave me a name and a phone number. Once I contacted the “manager” on the app, they proceeded with a very convincing interview via chat. After answering their questions they told me I had got the job. Then told me I will receive a check in the mail and to use that to buy all the machinery needed for the remote job. Their tone of writing changed once we got to this part and it was very specific about what to buy and who to send the money to. I got suspicious and deleted my account and app…

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