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March 26, 2012

Work At Home Scam in Crosshairs

Scammers have preyed on people looking for work at home opportunities for decades. In the last 3 years over 10,000 complaints have been filed with the Better Business Bureau, for example, by people that have been ripped off. But there’s good news. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has new business opportunity rules to help protect consumers. [...]

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March 24, 2009

Personal Finance: Work-at-home job deals often are just a scam

Claudia Buck at the Sacramento Bee wrote a terrific piece Sunday about work-at-home scams. Okay, okay, a lot of what she wrote came from talking to us and from perusing Undress For Success. But she did a great job nailing down the “if it walks like a duck, and if it quacks like a duck” [...]

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March 20, 2009

Crack Down On Scams-Finally!

A couple of days ago I complained that fraud cases weren’t being prosecuted. Well, good news; some are! We talked with Clauida Buck at the famous Sacramento Bee newpaper yesterday about work at home scams, and she pointed us toward the California Attorney General’s website. Seems they’ve clamped down on two related companies — Imergent, [...]

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March 6, 2009

Beware of Foreclosure Rescue Scams

If you work from home, beware of foreclosure rescue scams - Help Is Free! There is never a fee to get assistance or information about Making Home Affordable from your lender or a HUD-approved housing counselor. Use this government self-assessment tool to see if you’re among the 7-9 million homeowners who can benefit from the [...]

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