Job seekers get scammed

Job seekers get scammed

There are 3 comments on the WOOD-TV Grand Rapids and Michigan story from Mar 24, 2008, titled Job seekers get scammed. In it, WOOD-TV Grand Rapids and Michigan reports that:

Some job seekers were taken for $200 in an alleged scam run by a Jackson man who interviewed them for loan processsing jobs, said police.

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Marquette, MI

#1 Mar 24, 2008
There are so many scams these days on the internet and over the phone that people really should not pay money to get a job. The only thing I could see being justified is paying for state certification classes but employees should not pay for training if a company wants them to work for them. That doesn't make any sense. I could be wrong though so don't hold it against me.

Salt Lake City, UT

#2 Aug 15, 2009
i hear yea. same thing with the michigan unemploment , i CANNOT beleive that, now there is binding contract with michigan and it's unemployment funds work's etc. with chase bank , boy 'o' boy. those people at chase "hrrmm, i wonder how we can even make money from those who arent even working,, got it! we give them a debit card and now tieing them in with credit scores and now they can be allowed to say your "jobless" becuase the banks and loan people pretty much write the credit reports,
pretty much this.. just the fact you government , the gov't of michigan , who when the people are in a time of need , turns into a heartless cold dicked bastards and , yet again . THE ! govermnent is now giving away your information to JP morgan and Chase manhattan lenders. wow, that bank who contracted for , well to say they are "helping" the unfortanate jobless people .. really just found another way to take away from people what they did not have to begin with .

its a sad sad world we live in .. bummer

Denver, CO

#3 Aug 28, 2009
Im tired of these scammers. I keep getting unsolicited phone calls to my cell phone.

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