The Smart, Legal Scam: How To Use Job-Seekers to Exploit an Ad-Network App

Jan 28 2016

Not all scams are illegal, there are some pretty clever people who are using a legal scam to trick the system in ways that will harm your users and, in the long run, your reputation.

We have recently noticed how scammers are using classifieds sites to exploit mobile monetization apps.

This Is How It Works:

Example ad:

example of scam

In this scam, the user “Lisa” will not lose any money herself, however she will probably lose trust in your site after being disappointed by fake ads like this. And Imagine if she cries out a warning to her 15000 Twitter followers. Then your brand will really be at risk.

How can you protect yourself? Make sure your moderation team is up to date on the latest scam-trends, attentive and experienced. A scam like this might not be easy to identify but nevertheless important for your long-term brand reputation.

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