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Chicago, IL – January 10, 2013 – The Better Business Bureau serving Chicago and Northern Illinois (BBB) advises consumers to be aware of work-at-home scams in the upcoming year. Work-at-home scams claimed the top spot for consumer inquiries in the BBB Top Ten Scams of 2012 with over 33% of inquiries from consumers.
number of inquiries is a clear indication that we continue to have a soft job
market,” said Steve J. Bernas, president & CEO of the Better Business
Amanda Cooper from
falling victim to work-at-home scams, the BBB offers the following warning
Always check out the company’s BBB Reliability Report for free at www.bbb.org to see if the company has received a passing grade from the BBB.
For more information on this and other scams, visit www.bbb.org
As a private, non-profit organization, the purpose of the Better Business Bureau is to promote an ethical marketplace. BBBs help resolve buyer/seller complaints by means of conciliation, mediation and arbitration. BBBs also review advertising claims, online business practices and charitable organizations. BBBs develop and issue reports on businesses and nonprofit organizations and encourage people to check out a company or charity before making a purchase or donation.