The Delhi Police has arrested 12 accused for duping hundreds of job seekers by promising them employment in IndiGo Airlines. The accused collected data of targeted individuals from jobs portal ‘Quikr Jobs’.
CNBC-TV18 spoke to Raj Raghavan, Senior Vice-President of Human Resources at IndiGo, to discuss more about this fake job scam.
Raghavan said, “We have been seeing these incidences for several months specifically since the first lockdown ended and we started re-hiring. The modus operandi is basically somebody just post a fake job on the online portal like Quikr or OLX and when job seekers contact these perpetrators pretend to represent IndiGo and ask to pay amounts anywhere between Rs 500 to Rs 1,50,000 and this goes by anything like registration fees, or a security fee, uniform fee, training expense, joining kit, bond fees, all those kind of things.”
“They used IndiGo’s logo, sometimes they even used Airports Authority’s logo with an…