Employment Fraud: Protecting Yourself from Scams

February 27, 2024

Filed Under: Advice, Career Advice, Job Search, job search tips

The prevalence of job scams and phishing schemes is increasing within the recruitment industry. As such, fraudsters are unlawfully incorporating the Solomon Page name and logo into their deceptive practices. Individuals posing as Solomon Page recruiters, falsely promising job opportunities that do not exist. Fraudsters exploit unsuspecting individuals, seeking sensitive information like social security or banking numbers, or even requesting money from their victims. As a reputable staffing firm, Solomon Page will never request payment for a job opportunity.  

Solomon Page treats matters related to fraudulent messages with utmost seriousness. We are committed to maintaining the integrity of communications and ensuring the security of our interactions with candidates, clients, and partners.   

Solomon Page will: 

  • Never contact candidates via WhatsApp 
  • Never ask for personal details, including banking information, your social security number, etc. via text message or WhatsApp 
  • Never charge candidates any fee to work with us or for training opportunities  
  • Always contact you via a verified email address ending in @solomonpage.com to ask for personal details 

If you suspect that you have been contacted by someone impersonating a Solomon Page employee, please consider taking the following steps: 

  • If contacted on WhatsApp, block and report the number. Additional instructions on how to do so can be found here: WhatsApp Resources 
  • If contacted on WhatsApp, report the number to the Federal Trade Commission. Addition instructions on how to do so can be found here: Federal Trade Commission 

Please contact feedback@solomonpage.com if you receive any suspicious communications that reference Solomon Page, including requests for personal information or payment through email, instant messaging, or social media. 

Additional Resources 

Federal Trade Commission: Job Scams 

Federal Trade Commission: What to Do If You Were Scammed 

Federal Trade Commission: How to Recognize and Avoid Phishing Scams 

Federal Trade Commission: Recovering from Identity Theft 


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