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United Nations (UN) jobs scam

Just this week, one of our colleagues almost fell victim to another one of those scam job offers. This time, though, the job position is not a nanny but a high-paying and lucrative post at the United Nations in New York.

The job ad was forwarded to him by a friend who saw the advertisement online. He replied to the ad and filled up an “interview form.” A few days later, he got the following email informing him that he got the job and that he is being offered a salary of more than $10,000 a month.

The email goes:

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Phishing scam email from fake UNICEF

We hope that our series on Phishing Emails have helped you identify fake emails and prevented you from becoming one of their victims.

You probably know by now that phishing emails, also known as fake or spoof emails, are used to direct recipients to a fraudulent website where they are asked to provide personal information. This information is then used for identity theft.

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