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Watch Out for Scammers Impersonating HRS Recruiters

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At Hyper Recruitment Solutions, we take security very seriously.

We have been made aware of a scam that is using our company name for phishing purposes. Scammers claiming to be HRS consultants appear to be sending deceptive messages via WhatsApp.

Please note that:

  • HRS will never request any information through an encrypted service.
  • None of our consultants will ever try to contact you via an encrypted service.
  • All communication will be via email, text or phone call - we don't use WhatsApp.

What should I do if I receive a WhatsApp message from HRS?

If you receive a WhatsApp message purporting to be from a consultant at Hyper Recruitment Solutions, be very careful.

The text message is probably from a scammer who has nothing to do with HRS. They may try to trick you into sharing personal information or sending money.

  • DON'T reply to the message
  • DON'T save the number that messaged you
  • DON'T open any links in the message

If you have received a message that appears to be from Hyper Recruitment Solutions and you're unsure whether it's genuine, please call us on +44 (0)203 910 2980 and we'll be happy to help.

Why are scammers posing as HRS consultants?

Unfortunately, the cost of living crisis has made some people desperate for job opportunities, and many fraudsters are seeking to take advantage of this situation.

A report from Which? states that scammers are posing as recruitment companies and sending out phoney job offers - usually via text message or WhatsApp - to trick people into engaging with them. This technique is sometimes known as 'phishing'.

Here are some clues that may indicate you've received a message from a scammer:

  • The message was unexpected. Recruitment companies like HRS usually don't contact people out of the blue. We will only contact you if you're already known to us.

  • The message contains a link. Many scammers send messages containing links to malware or a deceptive website that's designed to trick you into sharing personal information.

  • The job offer seems too good to be true. Scammers who pretend to be recruiters often mention perks like flexible hours, working from home, and generous salaries. If the job they're offering you seems to good to be true, it probably is.

  • The message is very pushy or urgent-sounding. Scammers want you to act before you think, so they often use pushy language and tell you that you've only got a short time to respond. Phrases like 'today only' and 'one hour left' are common.

  • The message contains spelling and grammar errors. Scammers tend not to sound as professional as genuine recruitment consultants, so keep your eyes open for spelling mistakes, broken English, missing punctuation marks, etc.


Examples of scam messages

Here is a message that several people have received from a fraudster pretending to be a HRS consultant:

Hi, I'm Charlotte, a recruiter from HRS. We're looking candidates for some companies. Are you interested?


Here's another example that includes more details about the purported job opportunity:

Hello, I am Charlotte from the HRS recruitment company. Currently we are helping a company recruiting few freelancers.

Benefits & Requirements

- Flexible time and location (30-60 minutes /day)
- Weekly (900 USDT)
- Age 20 above
- Training will be provided
- The company is currently expanding into international development through advance technology. Hence, encrypted wallet (TRC20) is required for security purposes.


Please contact Hyper Recruitment Solutions if you've received a suspicious message that appears to have come from us.

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