Chihuahua They use online job boards to commit extortion
The Attorney General’s Office warned the public against a new form of virtual extortion, which is to collect personal data sent to alleged job boards and then identify potential victims, who were sent e-mails in which they are threatened with harm to him or his family if he does not deposit a sum of money in the bank account as directed.
Extortionists are seeking information from potential victims who are seeking employment on the internet, the alleged job offers are from well-known national and multinational corporations, where they advertise via email.
Cyber Police warned against fake websites national and transnational companies which offer jobs for applicants to submit their CV’s which includes all their personal data. Then, that information is used by the extortionists to threaten their victims.
One of the firms used most by extortionists is the manufacturer Gamesa cookies, as they use the email address gamesa.selectamx @ gmail.com to send offers of Employment in the name of this company they also tend to use Lala groups, Barcel and Elektra, said the EGF.
The virtual Extortionists ask that money be deposited into Banamex and Soriana banks. The banks alerted the dependence people not to give personal information to strangers or family members to talk by phone or have email contact in order to prevent virtual extortion.
In such cases, you must complain to the authorities and avoid providing any information to leagues and websites of strangers. “The extortionists are always looking for ways of obtaining information about their potential victims, and to scare them by any means possible to manipulate the outcome,” said the EGF in a statement. “They are definitely good at their job offer to obtain information, because criminals know that many people are in search of one.”