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Fraudulent Job Ads

We are regularly screening for illegal job ads that request for personal or financial information. However, from time-to-time, these job ads may appear on’s site.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Opportunities that seem too good to be true usually are. Be wary of advertisers or employers requesting the following:
  • An upfront fee (e.g. for things such as ‘processing’ your application). A genuine advertiser or employer WILL NOT ask you for money or your bank or credit card details.
  • Acceptance of a money transfer where you can retain a portion as ‘payment’.
  • Bank or credit card details.
  • A copy of your Identification card and drivers’ licence information as part of the application process.
  • Tax file number. This information should only be provided once you have accepted a genuine job offer.
  • Non work-related personal information, such as your appearance, marital status.
  • username and password.
  • Any other personally identifying information.
Always check the legitimacy of any job ad, email or employer that seems suspicious before you respond. For example, large well-known companies usually do not include Hotmail or other free email addresses in their ads. If you have any concerns, call the company directly to verify.
If you have any concerns over the legitimacy of a job ad:
  • Do NOT respond to the ad.
  • Report it to immediately, providing a link to the ad.
  • Make sure you have up-to-date anti-virus software to protect your computer.
  • If you have supplied your bank account or credit card details, please contact your financial institution immediately and ask for their advice.
  • Be alert for suspicious emails asking for personal details.
If you receive a suspicious email, the best course of action is to delete it immediately. Do not follow any links, or reply to the sender. By following a link, you may accidentally download a ‘Trojan’ or ‘key logging’ program, which could compromise your security. By replying, you run the risk of receiving more emails from this source.
Unfortunately, from time-to-time, fraudulent advertisers have found ways to upload job ads and use other features of our site without detection. If you have any concerns over the legitimacy of a job ad, report it to immediately, providing a link to the ad or a copy of the email. If you suspect fraudulent activity, please:
  • Report it to immediately so we can remove any fraudulent ads and alert other candidates or advertisers.
The most helpful information will be the JobID, link to the ad or a copy of the suspicious email.
A4: endeavours to ensure that all job ads on our site are for legitimate job opportunities and will remove any job ads that are identified to have contravened our Terms and Conditions. If you suspect that a job ad on is suspicious please contact us at If have contacted you regarding our concerns about the legitimacy of an advertiser, please cease communication with the advertiser immediately and if personal details have been provided, refer to the below.
  • Banking: if you have provided your bank details, please immediately contact your financial institution.
  • Fraud and identify theft: works closely with the authorities. If you feel your identity is compromised, please contact your local police station. will work closely with your local authority should they request any details.