New Recruitment Scam
Summary: Scams using Craigslist
Advertisements have been posted on Craigslist as part of member recruitment scams nationwide. The ads solicit current credit union members and offer $75.00 or more for their assistance with qualifying a new member. This scam is targeting credit unions and members across the country.
The following are samples of Craiglist ads target credit union members for recruitment scam:
If your a Credit Union Member- MAKE SOME EXTRA $$
This is NOT a scam! I am willing to call you and discuss extensively! I need a Credit Union Member to sponsor me into the credit union. I am willing to pay $100 USD for this service.
Please email me and we can discuss this in detail. This is a 1 day process and I want to become a member for investment account/interest rate purposes.
ABC and Credit Union Members Needed!!
If you are a ABC or Credit Union Member we will pay you $75.00 per member to sponsor others that would like to join the credit union but do not meet the membership requirements. Please email for details.
The information above is about a New Recruitment Scam
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