Pay USA, Inc. today announced that they have been made aware of a scam involving an organization using the Pay USA name under the auspices of a job posting to elicit information used in an identity theft scheme.
Pay USA is in no way related to the organization placing these fraudulent job postings and is working directly with authorities to assist in the capture and criminal prosecution of the parties involved.
If you are contacted by this fraudulent perpetrator, Pay USA asks that you please take the following actions:
- Do not respond to the job posting or provide any information to the perpetrator
- Send an email to Pay USA at firstname.lastname@example.org informing us of the incident providing us with a copy of the posting, the date, time and method of communication such as the "url" where it exists or the email address and phone number associated with the posting.
- Report the incident to your local law enforcement agency.
Thank you for assisting our efforts to prevent this identity theft scheme.