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USA Call Centre (BPO) Job Offer Scam

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A reader from India shared this fake job offer from a scammer pretending to represent a call centre placement agency in USA. They promise an above-average salary and ask the candidate to pay TDS charges out of pocket.

Any job offer that requires you to pay the recruiter is a scam. Never pay for a job. The ‘refundable deposit’ will never be paid back as it is a scam.

Remember: If something seems too good to be true, it probably is.

If you have been a victim of an employment scam, you can take the following steps:

  1. Lodge a complaint at the National Cyber Crime Reporting Portal
  2. Lodge a complaint with PayTM on Twitter, Customer Care or through the app, UPI app such as Google Pay or the Bank with which the company has an account.
  3. Report the website to Google using the Suspicious Site Reporter extension for Chrome
  4. Give a low rating to the website on Web of Trust. You can also install their extension for the same.
  5. File a complaint with the Indian Consumer Complaints Forum
  6. Write a review on websites such as MouthShutScamAdvisor and TrustPilot.
  7. Block all numbers of the scammers on TrueCaller, mentioning the words Fake, Fraud or Scam in the name.
  8. If the company has a listing on Google My Business or Google Maps, file a complaint using the Business Redressal Complaint Form. Also, leave a negative review explaining what kind of experience you had.

Disclaimer: The views expressed in this article are presented as an educated opinion based on facts and evidence. There is no malicious intent or attempt to defame any individual/s or organization/s. If you are a website owner and would like to provide clarifications regarding your business and/or website, please get in touch on