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In the case of a scam, the employee's new "boss" asks for a wire transfer or money order for a start-up kit.
CONSUMER watchodgs in West Yorkshire have repeated warnings about financial scams.
Statistics - from Citizens Advice - show that more than 400 individuals have been ripped off in scams in the North East.
Royal Mail's group security director Tony Marsh said: "We very much understand the upset and anxiety that scam mail can cause, in particular to vulnerable people and their families.
Moreover, Ram Naresh Yadav ( 88), former chief minister of Uttar Pradesh, was named accused in the MPPEB scam before getting relief from the court.
Locally, according to Eugene police detective Steve Williams, one woman recently lost thousands of dollars to that type of scam.
The information provided has enabled us to confirm that almost three quarters of the people who have contacted us were scam victims and hopefully we saved them from further losses.
The recruitment scam had reportedly involved manipulation in the selection process for government jobs conducted by the Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board (MPPEB).
Such scams often affect the most vulnerable members of our community.
Coventry residents with scam mail should send it to: Scampaign - Trading Standards, Freepost (CV681), Coventry CV1 1BR.
We would urge residents to let us know about any potential scams they have received.
If you have been a victim of a scam or are suspicious about some mail or contact that you have received, please get help.
Us VIsA scAm: the US embassy in Dublin has advised residents about a widespread Diversity Visa (DV lottery) scam and to use caution when using private companies to apply for visas.
Summary: MUMBAI: Lashing out at the Congress, senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader and former federal Information and Broadcasting Minister Ravi Prasad asked that when million-dollar scams like the 2G spectrum scam in the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government is being exposed, why is the Congress president and UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi silent on the matter.
The borough's trading standards department is supporting national Scam Awareness Month and wants residents to help.