GREENSBORO, N.C. -- A North Carolina company that advertised $9-an-hour cleaning jobs has closed amid accusations it defrauded applicants of money paid for uniforms and boots.
The News & Record of Greensboro reported Wednesday that police think more than 100 people applied to work for Spic N Span Cleaning Services since at least January.
The company posted fliers at the Greensboro Urban Ministry and winter emergency shelters in the area looking to hire about 150 workers.
Officials say when applicants were hired, they paid $55 in cash for uniforms and a pair of boots, neither of which arrived. Greensboro police Detective D.A. Smith says the owners can't be found and police don't think they used their real names.
Information from: News & Record
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