I know that we’d all like to think that LinkedIn is populated with people who know and trust each other, but any time you make a vehicle for communicating with several million people for free, you’re bound to have a few bad apples. It seems that a common payment transfer job scam, this particular one propagated by “H & S International Limited” (see a Google search on the scam reports) has made its way onto LinkedIn. Here’s an image, as the link will probably be broken by the time you read this:
Just be careful. If you’re currently in the job market, be sure to follow these Critical Tips for Job Seekers to Avoid Job Scams.
Hat tip to Wendy Van Vechten for spotting and reporting this.