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Frauds galore in the name of 'Work From Home'

Telangana Today | 15/12/2020 12:09 PM | Click to read full article

The sunken job market due to Covid-19 pandemic has resulted in aspirants seeking alternative employment opportunities on fake job websites and ‘work from home’ companies that fleece them.

In India, nearly 30 per cent of teenagers active on the internet have been victims of ‘social engineering’ scams. The ‘work from home’ (WFH) scam is where people are fooled into paying to start a business, which never happens, or being tricked into completing work for which they are not paid.