Fake profiles on Upwork

When sourcing work at Upwork, we tend to look for staff who are located in Europe, so that we have the chance to work in our timezone and have face-to-face meetings. A big problem, however, is fake profiles—people who are obviously not from Europe, posting profiles pretending they are.

My recent encounter with “Thomas Wang”, presumably from “Ghent, Belgium” is a case in point:

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