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 Hello  i have a bide job at but have been told to pay 4000 kenya shillings as security fee kindly help me know if this is scam



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This is a scam. You should NEVER pay a client (ID fee, security fee, insurance fee) directly or buy anything on their behalf (like PUBG, crypto, bitcoin, etc...). This is also a Violation of Upwork's Terms of Service you agree to when you sign up. 

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Remember you are here to work, not to pay clients.


Flag the job as inapropriate to notify Upwork. Report Suspicious User Activity – Upwork Customer Service & Support | Upwork Help


Here is also an interesting post to get familiar with most common scams.

List of red flags for scams - Upwork Community

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