Scammers posing as Drexel University professor dupe student out of thousands of dollars

Clayton Justice said he answered a job listing that appeared to have been posted by a Drexel University professor in October. It offered a paid internship as a research assistant.

The internship offer was supposedly being run by Drexel University Economics Professor Dr. Marco Airaudo.

The Federal Trade Commissioner offered these tips when accepting offers to work from home, but the biggest item is: never send money supposedly given to you as an overpayment back unless it was from a proven and trusted source. They warn many times scammers ask for these payments either electronically or even as gift cards.

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