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- Has anyone heard of this company called TOCCIC based in Bristol? They are cons. They post advertisements online and at the job centres that they have jobs. I applied for a job through the job centre website and when I got there, there was no job. A scruffy looking man with a white cap that looked like he was stoned invited me to the office and after a long lecture asked me to sign some national career papers and my NI number. So when I refused he said if I don't want the job I should leave. At the reception I was made to understand that they don't have any job, so why did the job centre not check this before? Please stay away from that company for your best interest.
- —Guest Steve
Call Us and Get Scammed
- I got a scam email like that, too. Told me they received my application and I qualified to take an assessment test before I get a position. They even gave me a phone number to call. It's 214-232-0615, but what's funny is that when I looked up the phone number online, I found this site http://www.callercenter.com/214-232-0615.html/3?s=oc where several complaints were made about the calls.
Fake Press Release
- I saw this on the RI website where a site issued a fake press release saying unemployment was extended and then got people to give personal info. http://www.dlt.ri.gov/News_Releases/NR_122111.htm
- —Guest Ben Hanney
File for Unemployment Website Scams
- I got caught by this one. I filled out a form thinking that the site would help me file for an extension of my unemployment and gave out my personal information. I didn't realize it was a scam until too late.
- —Guest Jenna B.