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In my local paper there is a story about people who contacted what they thought was an employment agency, following a post they found on Monster.com. They than gave up personal information to include their SSN and mothers maiden name. That information was than used to "steal" their identity.
 
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once you click the link that say "visit the employer site for more info" it is out of Monsters control.
 
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