Evansville woman reports online job ad scam

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EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WEHT) – An Evansville woman told police she thinks she fell victim to a scam after seeing a job posting online.

The victim told police she responded to a work-from-home ad she saw.

She said she was asked for a picture of her driver’s license and her social security number, which she gave.

The victim said she later got a text from the California unemployment office about filing a claim, which she never did.

(This story was originally published May 8, 2021)

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