Are you among the many people who look for seasonal work over the holidays? The National Retail Federation predicts that retailers could add as many as 650,000 new temporary positions over the 2018 winter holiday season. Many consumers are scrambling to apply but some of those postings may not even be real. During the holiday season, scammers look to take advantage of those seeking temporary work. In 2017, over 2,400 employment scams were reported to BBB Scam Tracker. — an announcement from the Better Business Bureau
According to the BBB Risk Index, the employment scam is the third riskiest scam for all consumers.