Police are warning the community to be wary of an online scam that is currently targeting immigrants by offering employment in the horse racing industry in Australia.
Racing Victoria has contacted Victoria Police after complaints of a bogus company taking money from unsuspecting job seekers.
Through an online advertisement the scammers falsely claim to act as a broker between horse stables and job seekers but do not provide any services.
For information on the latest scams visit www.scamwatch.com.au
Anyone with information about this scam is urged to contact the Melbourne North Crime Investigation Unit on (03) 8379 0819.