There are an increasing number of scam messages being sent through WhatsApp impersonating recruiters and recruitment companies, including JobGiraffe. They are promoting fake job ads and trying to obtain personal information from the recipient (read more here). These are criminals targeting job seekers who may reach out to you with job offers. They are trying to obtain your personal data, including social security numbers and other information, by illegal means.
If someone contacts you on WhatsApp claiming to be from JobGiraffe and it appears to be a phishing message or a scam, please block the number and report the scam by going to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) website: ReportFraud.ftc.gov.Here are some tips on how to spot a phishing message:
Please remember – the JobGiraffe team will never ask for your personal information through an online app, or contact you with any suspicious requests. We thank those who have forwarded us the evidence of this scam. If you would like to report something to us, please contact JobGiraffe by calling (773) 693-0480 or emailing to firstname.lastname@example.org.