Fake Ga. Department of Labor website was seeking personal data

Georgia’s Department of Labor issued a warning against scams after a fake Facebook page this week mimicked the state DOL’s official site and tried to lure jobless people to provide personal information. The site might have been online for several days, but was taken down early Wednesday after the DOL contacted Facebook, according to Kersha Cartwright, spokeswoman for the department. Georgia’s Department of Labor has a presence on both Facebook and Twitter. At first blush, the faux page was indistinguishable from the real thing, she said. “They had our header and our logo and they even shared s…

Read More

HEDGE accordingly