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January 20, 2010

Mystery Shopper Warning from FBI

Mystery Shopping Warning Issued by the FBI Mystery shopping is on the FBI’s latest hit list. They issued a stern warning today (January 20, 2009) to be on the lookout for unsolicited emails and snail mails inviting mystery shoppers. According to the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3), the mystery shopping scam goes like this: [...]

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June 1, 2009

Work At Home Searches Among Most Dangerous on Web

Rummaging around the web looking for work-at-home or telecommuting jobs can be dangerous. According to a recent report by Internet security experts at McAfee, your searches might lead you to scams and malware, not just a new way to work. (But then you’d already know that if you read Chapter 4 in Undress For Success!) [...]

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February 6, 2009

Work From Home Scams on FBI Radar

FBI Issues Special Warning About Work at Home Scams Sadly, scams are a frequent topic here. Sadder yet, scammers prey on the weak. So when job losses climb, the low lifes come out to swoop in on the prey. Yesterday the FBI issued a special warning about work from home scams: 02/04/09—Consumers need to be [...]

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