Zeiders Enterprises, Inc. has been made aware that fake job opportunities are being offered by individuals posing as employees or representatives of Zeiders Enterprises, Inc. in order to fraudulently obtain sensitive personal information or payments from job applicants. The jobs may be advertised on one or more employment-search websites or certain social media outlets.
These emails may appear authentic and will include details of the employment opportunity, such as job description, compensation, and other benefits, but typically do not have authentic @Zeiders.com email addresses. Individuals have reported that they are being offered employment after attending interviews that are conducted via chat methods through technologies such as Zoom and Microsoft Teams. Subsequently, these applicants are being asked to share certain financial information and be asked to supply social security numbers, state driver’s licenses, bank account information and other sensitive personal information. Applicants may also be requested to send money for application fees or may be referred to an organization that requests fees for processing the documents.
If you are approached by someone claiming to be a Zeiders Enterprises, Inc. HR representative or a Zeiders Enterprises, Inc. hiring manager, please know of our hiring practices outlined below so you can be aware of potential scams.
If you believe you have been the victim of a crime related to one of these scams, please report the matter to the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center for an investigation (http://www.ic3.gov/default.aspx) as well as the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) (www.ftccomplaintassistant.gov).