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(AJC) — While the economy struggles and tens of thousands of Georgians search for work, others profit on desperation by running job scams that promise jobs for a fee but ultimately fail to provide employment. Fred Elsberry, president and chief executive of the Better Business Bureau of Metro Atlanta, said his organization does not have an estimate of how many job scam companies are operating in the metro area, but he believes this type of con is a growing problem. “It is a daily occurrence that we get calls about job scams,” Elsberry said. “We hear about it more now than we ever did before.”