Educational Consumer Tips
Author: Better Business Bureau
Every day, ads for work at home jobs appear in newspapers across the country, in national magazines and on the Internet. Some of the offers include stuffing envelopes, assembling products, reading books, reviewing movies, medical billing, or selling advertising on the Internet.
The BBB suggests using extreme caution when responding to any such offer. While ads claim high earnings and short hours with little or no experience, BBB files nationwide indicate no evidence of anyone making the promised money. These ads are rarely an offer of legitimate employment. Generally, these jobs require up front fees for information or supplies, and only the person who places the ad makes any money.
You should be aware that the United States Postal Inspectors regularly investigate these fraudulent schemes, and that you risk investigation and possible prosecution by postal or other law enforcement agencies if you become involved in one of these schemes.
Remember - If It Sounds Too Good To Be True, It Probably Is !!!!
Questions and Comments
Comment Submitted 11/26/2013I KNOW THAT FROM PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE THAT MOST WORK-AT- HOME OPPORTUNITIES ARE SCAMS. THE INFORMATION GIVEN REGARDING THE POSTAL SERVICE PROSECUTING BOTH PARTIES. I DO NEED TO WORK FROM HOME BECAUSE OF FAMILY COMMIITTMENTS. I DO NEED TO FIND A LEGIT BUSINESS AND OPPORTUNITY ASAP. CAN ANYONE GIVE ME SOME GOOD ADVICE AS TO HOW TO START PLEASE. THANK YOU, *************
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