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Why Upwork is Banning Freelancers?

As you can see, in 2022, Upwork is almost under scammers’ attack where every 3rd job is a scam.

You might have seen; in scam jobs, scammers are asking to send an email with personal information for the interviews.

Some share WhatsApp or telegram numbers to contact them.

Communicating outside the Upwork is a term violation that newbies don’t know.

Sometimes a requirement file is attached; when you open it, you are asked to contact them by email or phone.

Tip#1:

Check if the Client’s Payment method is verified.

Tip#2:

Check client history; most of the time, they don’t have any work history.

Tip#3

Try to keep the initial conversation on Upwork.

Tip#4

Please don’t send your personal information like email, phone, or bank details.

Tip#5

Request client to do an interview on Upwork; now we have the zoom feature too.

Tips#6

Ask some questions about the project to understand the requirement; mostly, scammers are unable to reply to those questions as they don’t know the technical part of the jobs and mostly, they copy-paste the requirements that were given to them.