Attention: Job Applicant Scam
Last Updated: Oct. 19, 2023
Venn Therapeutics has became aware of a scam targeting individuals seeking employment with our company. This scam involves perpetrators posting fictitious job opportunities on various job boards for remote jobs like “Administrative Assistant”, “Customer Service”, “Virtual Assistant” and “Virtual Data Entry Associate”.
Candidates are contacted through email and interviewed through Skype, Microsoft Team App or other similar communications platforms. Candidates then receive fake job offers from people posing to employees of Venn Therapeutics. Please note, these perpetrators are mailing checks and instructing candidates to purchase office equipment. Candidates are then instructed to wire an amount back. After the candidates send the money back, the candidates learn the checks sent to were bad.
If you believe you have been targeted as part of a scam, please contact your local law enforcement. You can also follow this link to report the scam to the Federal Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency: https://www.us-cert.gov/report-phishing
Banking and Check Information
Venn Therapeutics will never ask candidates for bank information during the interview process. Venn Therapeutics will never send a check to a job candidate to make purchases. Venn Therapeutics will also never require candidates to send a wire transfer.
Please note, communications from Venn Therapeutics are sent from the domain "venntherapeutics.com". The perpetrators are contacting candidates using the domain "venn-therapeutics.com". Often sending emails from the email address"firstname.lastname@example.org"please note Venn Therapeutics is not associated with this email address.