Avoid from scam job post

Dear friends, recently I observed complain about scam job post and they take money, then disappear. I want to inform you about potential risk. There are a number of different ways that fake companies scam innocent seafarers. And no surprise, it is usually financially motivated. You might be asked to fill in a questionnaire and you may be given a phone interview. Sophisticated scammers might even direct you to a website that could be a genuine employer’s or agent’s - or it might be a copy or a fake. After this you will be told that - congratulations - you’ve got the job. Next you may be sent a fake job offer email and the fake employer or manning agent will get in touch with you to make arrangements for travel and visas. Oh, but what do you know - they’re going to want YOU to pay them a fee to make those arrangements.

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