How job seekers can avoid scams

A number of Oregon job seekers have reported that they’ve been contacted with job offers that turn out to be scams.

The Internet has made it easier to create and send out bogus or deceptive job offers through email, or even legitimate job sites.

Scammers also create websites that use the name of legitimate businesses.

The personal information harvested from you during the hiring process can be used for identity theft, or it could be sold to a third party.

It pays to be vigilant during any . . .