Beware of fraudulent job offers

Press and Media   |   
Published January 6, 2022   |   
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We have observed that misleading communication is being spread through certain social media channels about our hiring process. Crayon Data is a purely merit-based employer. 

Some unscrupulous agencies are alluring job aspirants with employment opportunities with Crayon Data. The phishing/scam involves extracting money as security deposit, documentation processing fees or training fees. 


  • process job applications on Facebook, Telegram, WhatsApp, other messaging services/social media platforms. We do not have a WhatsApp Business Account/number. (While we advertise job posts across social media, we take applications only through our job site) 
  • ask for money/benefits in lieu of employment with Crayon. Our hiring process is highly transparent. Our People Team contacts candidates directly, or through reputed agencies. 
  • have roles that involve fulfilling a set number of tasks to earn income. Crayon is a Big Data and AI company with defined roles for our employees.  
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Sample of phishing ads sent to candidates 

Please beware of any claims asking for money to be deposited in advance to be part of this or any similar scheme. 

While we post job openings on channels like LinkedIn, all applications are routed through  

All job communications from Crayon will come from emails with the domain <name>

Our hiring process is highly transparent. Our People Team contacts candidates directly, or through reputed agencies. If you receive any interview calls on behalf of Crayon, do visit our website career page to verify that the open job role exists. Or reach out to our People Team <> for information. 

Any offers and instructions presented in misleading communication impersonating any employee of Crayon do not represent those of the company. Do not provide any personal or financial information to anyone promising employment on behalf of Crayon. The company will not be held responsible or accept liability for the same.  

Sample of phishing ads sent to candidates 

How to stay safe 

  • If initial contact is made through messaging platforms like Telegram, Facebook Messenger and WhatsApp, verify their connection to Crayon on LinkedIn. 
  • Beware of emails that use spoofing. Our email domain is <>. We do not communicate through free Internet email services like Gmail, Rediffmail, Yahoo, Hotmail etc. 
  • Crayon does not appoint any agent /agency/company to advertise about hiring. If anyone approaches you with such claims, cross-verify by mailing our People Team <>  

And finally, if you’d indeed like to join the Box, head here: