BURBANK (KABC) -- Lara Lafferty believed she got a job offer from Delish, a food media site, 24 hours after applying. But it was a scam.
Lafferty used Upwork, a job posting site for freelancers, to apply for the opening. She received a response immediately after applying.
"One of the first things I noticed was that the two people I was talking to in the hiring process typed really similarly," Lafferty said.
Though there were a few grammatical errors, Lafferty said it didn't seem suspicious. According to LinkedIn, the names used were real employees at Delish.
But the interview was conducted in the chat feature over Skype, and there were no cameras.
The day after her interview Lafferty, got an offer letter. However, things seemed off when those alleged employees talked about sending Lafferty an invoice for a work computer.
Hit play in the video above for the see how she's using her story to warn others.
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Lara Lafferty saw there were a few grammatical errors in the offer, but it didn't seem suspicious.
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