GIBSON CITY, Ill. (WCIA) — Hiring managers all over central Illinois are searching for employees, but some business owners say there’s a scam going around — and some job postings aren’t real.
Nicole Miller owns a family business in Gibson City: Pioletti’s Catering Tasting Room and Take and Bake.
“We’re not in a position to be able to hire any additional help right now,” she says.
When she got a Facebook message from a teenager asking about the status of an application, she knew something was wrong.
“I knew that there must have been a mistake and asked her to screenshot all of the information that she had and send it to me,” Miller says. “It was then that we realized someone was posing as the owner of my business and posting fake jobs.
She did some sleuthing of her…