Federal Trade Commission warned consumers not to be duped by an employment scam that targets Latino organizations, including churches.
The scammer calls individuals and claims that he/she represents an airline that wants to hire people who speak Spanish. The caller claims that the job pays $18 per hour. Also, for every person whom the individual refers, the scammer will pay $150 to the individual. After you agree to either arrangement, you’re told to pay $300 by wire transfer for a background check or a uniform.
Daniel Draz, who is the principal at Fraud Solutions, which is a fraud-risk-management consulting company, says “people are preying on groups that need to go back to work.” Draz advises to never give out your credit-card information, date of birth or Social Security number.