Wednesday January 30, 2019
It has come to our attention that individuals have made fictitious online job postings purporting to be made by Spectrum Health Care (“Spectrum”), with the apparent intent of luring prospective applicants to websites that purport to be operated by Spectrum. Such postings and websites are fraudulent and appear to be intended to steal the personal information of prospective job applicants or cause other harms.
We have taken steps to cause the take-down of such fraudulent postings and websites in a number of cases. Please do not submit any personal or financial information to third party websites in response to an online job posting for a position with Spectrum. If you wish to apply for a job, please visit our website at: spectrumhealthcare.com/jobs.
What is recruitment fraud?
Recruitment fraud is a scheme that offers fictitious employment opportunities to prospective job applicants. This type of fraud is normally promoted through online advertisements, job listing websites, unsolicited emails or the use of replicated company websites with misleading domain names. These postings often request recipients to provide personal information (often including bank account information and SIN) and/or request payments to submit false applications.
How to identify recruitment fraud
What should I do?
You should report any fraudulent activity to the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre by calling 1-888-495-8501 or online at: http://www.antifraudcentre-centreantifraude.ca/. If you suspect you may be the victim of fraud or have been tricked into giving personal or financial information, contact your local police service.
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