The time to get suspicious
There are some indications and signs as to the possibility of an online job offer being a scam. Some of them are:
Before accepting any online job offer, one must do a complete research. Don’t let the company to hurry up any process. Before giving any personal information like bank A/c number, credit card number, Pan card number etc. one must establish beyond any doubt the genuineness of the company. At the end of the day, one must also rely on one’s intuition and decide if the online job offered is authentic or not.
People, in their naivety, and in their endeavour to earn in the easiest possible way, are falling prey to online job scammers. One must realise that in life there is no easy way out for anything, especially money. In a country where professionals are finding it difficult to land lucrative jobs and make a comfortable living, one must immediately become suspicious of any such job offer which promises the impossible.
When such frauds come to one’s notice, one must inform the cyber crime cell online. Such an action may or may not help the individual concerned, but at least many more will be saved from falling prey to the scam.