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60881e25
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Client asking for personal information

I am new to Upwork. I just had my first proposal accepted. The client sent me a link to a form to fill out. That form is asking for a photo ID and Social Security #. who and how do I report this?

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feed_my_eyes
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How do you know that this client has given you their real name or that they really work for this company? Answer: you don't. Don't give them any personal information. Also read this: https://community.upwork.com/t5/Community-Blog/Top-Red-Flags-for-Scams-From-Community-Member-Wes-C/b...

 

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petra_r
Community Member


Gregory H wrote:

 That form is asking for a photo ID and Social Security #. who and how do I report this?


You flag the job post as inappropriate and also report the message by clicking on the three dots on the right of the message and click on "Report message",

60881e25
Community Member

There are no directions on how to flag as inappropriate. Thanks

You open the job posting and use the flagging option on the right hand side. 

Thanks, learning curve going on here
60881e25
Community Member

I have had a similar situation. The client wants personal information. They have a website that makes them look legit, But I am still skeptical of this offer. How do i reach out to our Customer Support or us (Moderators) via PM?

 

feed_my_eyes
Community Member

How do you know that this client has given you their real name or that they really work for this company? Answer: you don't. Don't give them any personal information. Also read this: https://community.upwork.com/t5/Community-Blog/Top-Red-Flags-for-Scams-From-Community-Member-Wes-C/b...

 

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