Gumtree Australia Support Knowledgebase - Safety - Recent Scam Trends in Jobs
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Recent Scam Trends in Jobs

When job searching, be on the look out for the following:

  • Providing a link to a fake company website, which will collect your personal information, in the "Map Address" field of the ad
  • Requests to create an account at a Bitcoin exchange, which will be used to collect your personal information
  • Vague job titles or descriptions, with very little information provided on the scope of work
  • Unreasonably high pay offered

If you see an ad like this on the site, please report it to us and do not respond to it as it's not likely to be genuine. Please report anything suspicious to usĀ here. You can find more safety tips for jobsĀ here.