FBI warns of fake remote work ads used for cryptocurrency fraud

The FBI released a warning today on con artists who pose as recruiters for reputable companies and use fictitious remote job ads to steal cryptocurrencies from job seekers around the country.

These work-from-home scams aim to entice victims by offering simple chores like “optimizing” a service or reviewing other businesses on the internet.

The FBI issued a warning about the scammers, who pose as reputable companies like staffing or recruiting agencies and may approach victims via unwanted call or message.

The fraudulent job is designed with an ambiguous reward system, and the fraudster receives all payments made by victims who want to ‘unlock’ work or earn additional money through cryptocurrencies read more about FBI warns of fake remote work ads used for cryptocurrency fraud.

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