The phone scam targeting jobseekers

As the latest unemployment figures are published we reveal how jobseekers are being targeted by a scam which leaves them out of pocket and still out of work. They are tricked into calling expensive premium rate numbers as part of the application process, or to arrange interviews, but the jobs don't exist.

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Presenter: Shari Vahl
Producer: Joe Kent
Editor: Chas Watkin.

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56 minutes

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Wed 15 May 2013 12:04

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