Some of the posts say people “with or without a matric” – a grade 12 qualification – can apply for jobs with salaries of R6,000 to R15,000 a month.
The page has more than 6,000 followers. But all its posts have one thing in common – they link to dodgy websites.
Many of the links go to a page called techforno.com. The site is full of pop-up ads that the website owner likely uses to make money from views and clicks.
The website doesn’t give people any real way to apply for any job.
Signs of a scam
The Facebook posts sometimes ask people to comment with the province they live in. This is called engagement bait and is a sure sign of a scam.
Similar tactics – posting fake job ads or other offers to lure people to websites – have been used by other Facebook pages.
When you see something advertised on Facebook, make sure that any link provided takes you to an official employment or company website.
Find out more in our guide to Facebook scams and how to spot them. – Africa Check
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