18 – 25 year olds are most defrauded job seekers in Britain
School leavers and graduates are the most defrauded job-seekers
1 in 4 of people scammed has suffered significant negative impact on their health or financial well-being
Hundreds of thousands of soon-to-be-graduates and school leavers will start the hunt for their dream job in the next few months as their final year of college or university comes to an end. With over two thirds of all graduates starting their search online, Get Safe Online, the public private joint internet safety initiative, is urging them to take precautions while looking for jobs.
Figures from the City of London Police’s National Fraud Intelligence Bureau based on actual reported crimes across UK police forces show that in 2014, the most defrauded job-seekers were between the ages of 18 and 25. Those aged 23 are the most likely to fall victim to scams when job hunting online.
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Welcome to CEOP’s Thinkuknow
Come in to find the latest information on the sites you like to visit, mobiles and new technology. Find out what’s good, what’s not and what you can do about it. If you look after young people there’s an area for you too – with resources you can use in the classroom or at home. Most importantly, there’s also a place which anyone can use to report if they feel uncomfortable or worried about someone they are chatting to online. All the information here is brought to you by the team at the NCA’s CEOP Command. We hope you like it!