Beware of Fraudulent Recruitment Scams

  • The perpetrators often ask recipients to complete fraudulent recruitment documentation, such as application forms, terms and conditions of employment or visa forms.
  • The Alimera Sciences logo may be featured on the documentation and it may contain names of real Alimera employees.
  • There is frequently an early request for personal information such as address details, date of birth, resume, passport details, bank details, etc.
  • Candidates are requested to contact other companies/individuals such as lawyers, bank officials, travel agencies, courier companies, visa/immigration processing agencies etc.
  • Email correspondence is often sent to and from free web email accounts such as Yahoo, Gmail, Hotmail, Outlook, etc.
  • The perpetrators frequently use mobile telephone numbers instead of official company numbers.
  • The perpetrators may ask the candidate to pay a fee for travel, accommodations, visa applications, etc.
  • There is an insistence on urgency for the applicant to act on the correspondence received.
  • Save the original and complete emails/messages from the perpetrator.
  • Contact your local police or legal authority and provide them with all information you have to aid investigation.
  • Do not respond to unsolicited business propositions or offers of employment from unfamiliar people.
  • Do not disclose your personal or financial details to anyone you do not know.
  • Do not send any money or transfer payments. Alimera does not ask for any form of payment from applicants to secure a job.
  • Verify the validity of suspicious offers by contacting HR@alimerasciences.com.

Alimera Sciences, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer EEO/AA and strongly supports diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, status as a qualified individual with a disability or Vietnam era or other protected veteran. M/F/V/D

The current EEO poster can be viewed at:
http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm