Fraudulent Activity Disclaimer

Fraudulent Activity

Gusto takes the security and protection of your personal information very seriously. Please be aware of individuals who might approach you by falsely presenting themselves as our employees or representatives. Under this false pretense, they might try to gain access to your personal information or to acquire money from you by offering fictitious employment opportunities on our behalf.

If you notice any of these actions, you may be a target of fraudulent activity:

  • Gusto will never ask for financial information of any kind or for payment during the job application process or to be considered for employment.
  • Gusto will never inquire about a job opportunity through a text message.
  • Gusto will never pay you by sending money through a money transfer company or by sending money through a gift card.
  • Gusto will also never send you a check, tell you to deposit it, and then send back the money.
  • Gusto will never ask you to pay for equipment fees or some other deposit or application processing fee during a job application.

If you notice any of these in your communications, then the message is fraudulent, and we encourage you to exercise caution.

Any email correspondence with Gusto will be through an “” email address. To confirm your candidacy, please reach out to [email protected] from the same email address you are using for the recruitment process.

If you suspect a position is fraudulent, please contact [email protected]. If you believe you are the victim of fraud resulting from a job listing, please contact your local authorities. 

To report a scam, file a complaint online with the Federal Trade Commission.

Report fraudulent text messages by forwarding a copy of the text message to 7726 (SPAM). This will help phone carriers identify and block similar messages in the future.

Find out more ways to avoid fraud.