They're at it again. I've had two in three days asking me to "interview" on Hangouts. Different names each time. Also, they join, find the suckers, put the scam in motion and then get off Upwork. It looks as if this time Upwork caught them because the message board is frozen.
Thank you for sharing your experience here, Linnea.
It's good to know that you were able to identify the red flags ahead of time, and before you were scammed by these clients.
I would also recommend that you read up on the freelancer resources we have compiled, for great tips and insights on how you can work successfully on the platform. Please don’t forget to read the Safety First! section of the resources, and these tips for avoiding questionable jobs for more information about working safely through Upwork. Hope