Fourteen arrested as fake recruitment agency busted

Fourteen arrested as fake recruitment agency busted

A total of fourteen people have been arrested after their bogus recruitment agency was busted for conning candidates out of cash.

As reported in the Roodepoort Record, unsuspecting jobseekers, in Johannesburg, who had sent their CVs to the company were instructed to pay a fee to secure placement as firefighters for the City’s Emergency Management Services. Each candidate was charged 650 South African Rand – which is approximately £34.47 – to have their application processed.

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