Friday, July 31, 2009

I wish this were unbelievable...

There is a special place in hell waiting for some people...

Preying on the jobless

When there's a need, scammers will offer false promises to fill it.

Attorney General Bill Mims this week filed suit against Virginia Employment Services (notice how closely the name mimics the government's Virginia Employment Commission) for luring people in for interviews of nonexistent jobs, then charging them a fee to gain a "guaranteed" job.

Only VES didn't have any jobs or contracts with employers, Mims alleges. And they charged job seekers' debit or credit cards without approval, then refused to give the money back.

As if it isn't hard enough to be searching for work during a time of record-high unemployment.

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1 comment:

GOP Left Me said...

This kind of opportunistic crap makes me sick! I suppose now I'll get lectured for being against the free market. Free market for what? Screwing people?