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Suspected Scam

maraluisab
Active Member
Mara Luisa B Member Since: Feb 21, 2019
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I received an invitation   here it is .:

 

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I have been on Up WORK  for maybe a year or more but have never had this happen.

 

UPWORK has him as NEW PLUS MEMBER  as of  May 18   and/or  May 19, 2020. no past hires  .. 2 job openings.. 

This is the job listing

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Customer Service Posted May 23, 2020

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Lastly, he sent me this.
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 IS my gut right?  this is fake?  Scam? 
                  Thank you, 

 

yitwail
Community Guru
John K Member Since: Feb 17, 2015
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Plus membership means nothing, sometimes clients get that for free with a promo. What you should be concerned about is the number of interviews (14) & invitations (61). Combine that with the 20 to 50 proposals and even if it's legit, your chances of being hired are slim. The chances are higher it's a scam or a phishing website.

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djondinium
Moderator
Aleksandar D Moderator Member Since: Mar 23, 2019
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Hi Mara Luisa,

 

I checked the job post you were referring to and it seems that it's already been taken down because it was in violation of Upwork TOS and action has been taken on the client account. 

 

Please check out this post for more tips on how to avoid questionable jobs and please use the flag option found on each job post or message anytime you’d like to report a violation.

 

Thank you.

~ Aleksandar
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