Don’t Go Chasing Waterfalls: Avoid LinkedIn Freelancer Scams

When entertaining potential clients found through LinkedIn, freelance writers must ensure they don’t become the victim of scams.

Justin Cox
3 min readOct 15, 2021

Waterfall as seen through a cave entrence
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Last week a potential client messaged me on LinkedIn. I set LinkedIn to advertise my writing services, so message requests and recommendations for…

Justin Cox

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