By : M.S.Yatnatti: Editor and Video Journalist Bengaluru : Be alert as a job scam occurs when someone offers you a fictitious job opportunity, typically through a false website or unsolicited e-mail. The victim is often asked to provide personal information and/or payments to the solicitor. If you get a job offer that seems like it's too good to be true, be sure to do your homework - it probably is. Scammers are beginning to use well-known brands to entice job seekers to apply to their fictitious positions. It has been observed and reported and alleged that that certain agencies/individuals have been making job offers on behalf of Accenture, in exchange for money. Important notice about careers at Accenture is published in news papers and at Accenture website atwww.accenture.com/in-en/careers/important-notice .Accenture has not authorized any agency, company or individual to either collect money or arrive on any monetary arrangement in exchange for a job at Accenture. Accenture's criterion for hiring candidates is merit. Any agency, company or individual offering employment with Accenture in exchange for money is misrepresenting their relationship with Accenture, which has not authorized any such action .Accenture reserves the right to initiate police complaints against any individual or entity that is found to be engaging in such an act. Accenture is not obliged or bound to honor any job assurances made through such means, particularly in exchange for money. Accenture has appointed professional recruitment agencies to extend / offer employment to Accenture, subject to those candidates possessing the relevant skills. If you are approached by any entity or individuals who demand money or any other form of compensation in return for a job offer at Accenture - even if they present themselves as representatives or employees of Accenture - please send us the details at email@example.com.Accenture now sends out digitally signed offer letters to candidates who are shortlisted to join us. These offer letters contain a unique reference number on the bottom of the first page in the document. A candidate can check the authenticity of the offer letter by visiting the site https://india.jobs.accenture.com/CheckOfferLetter.aspx and providing the required information. For any clarifications, do reach us on firstname.lastname@example.org.