CV Fraudster Took Travel Chief’s Details

Sunday, 5th May 2019 at 12:48pm

A story on the Travel Weekly website gives details of a fraudster who lifted the career details of a sales chief, added them to his own CV and started applying for jobs in the industry.

Luke Smith was alerted by a travel industry colleague that a man calling himself ‘Hugh Harben’ was applying for roles using information taken from Smith’s own LinkedIn profile.

Harben’s CV mirrored Smith’s apart from his current role at Carnival Cruise Line – head of international sales – and Harben’s contact details.

Remarkably, when Smith reported the incident to Action Fraud, he was told that Harben had not broken the law!

To read the full story, click here.

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