Online Job Scammers Claiming to be or Represent WR-Global Medical Research, LLC
WR-Global Medical Research does not make job offers without conducting a face-to-face interview and will never request money from its employees.
WE URGE YOU TO TAKE IMMEDIATE ACTION TO PROTECT YOURSELF. We advise you to file an individual report with your local police department and take immediate action to protect your identity. Please also seek advice from your attorney or other trusted advisors to determine the best steps to secure your information and protect yourself.
In addition, the FBI provides a helpful guide to identifying, avoiding and reporting fake job scams at the following link: https://www.fbi.gov/contact-us/field-offices/elpaso/news/press-releases/fbi-warns-cyber-criminals-are-using-fake-job-listings-to-target-applicants-personally-identifiable-information.
The FBI guidance linked above suggests the following reporting actions to all victims on online Job Scammers:
• Report the activity to the Internet Crime Complaint Center at www.ic3.gov or call the FBI El Paso Office at (915) 832-5000.
• Report the activity to the website in which the job posting was listed.
• Report the activity to the company the cyber criminals impersonated.
- Contact your financial institution immediately upon discovering any fraudulent or suspicious activity and direct them to stop or reverse the transactions.
- Ask your financial institution to contact the corresponding financial institution where any fraudulent or suspicious transfer was sent.
Please note that the FBI guidance linked above also provides an overview of good practices to avoid and protect against online Job Scammers in the future, as well.
FBI Warns Cyber Criminals Are Using Fake Job Listings to Target Applicants’ Personally Identifiable Information | Federal Bureau of Investigation
The FBI is warning the public of scammers using fake job listings to target applicants’ personally identifiable information.