Career center users warned about scam


The Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training is warning about 350 users of its online career center not to share their personal information and download files from a fake company that was apparently set up to steal personal identities. The agency says someone fraudulently used an employer’s identification information to set up a fictitious company that contacted 350 users of Potential victims were asked to set up Yahoo instant-messaging accounts, import personal information, and download particular files. The agency says it will provide up to three months of free credit monitoring service to victims.

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