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Tag Archives: Scam Alert

What To Do If You’ve Been Scammed

What to do if you've been scammed

One of the worst feelings you can have is the realization that you’ve been duped. Especially in working at home. You’ve put your faith and money into a program you believe will allow you to have financial security and work/life balance, only to discover the program is a fake.… Read the rest

The Truth About Work-At-Home Data Entry Jobs

Truth About Data Entry Jobs

The most of email I receive asks about work-at-home jobs, and a significant portion of those email indicate they want to get paid to do data entry or type. Starting out, I was the same. I just wanted someone to pay me to do menial work.… Read the rest

How to Know if It’s Legitimate Work-At-Home Job or a Scam

Is it a Legitimate Work-At-Home Job or Scam?

The opportunities for work-at-home jobs continue to grow, but so do the number of scams targeting work-at-home wannabes. If you don’t want to be one of the millions of people losing money in your work-at-home quest, you need to arm yourself with knowledge on how to weed out the scams and deceptive schemes.… Read the rest

Scam Alert: Top Scams to Watch Out For

Beware of WAH Scams

Yesterday, a regular visitor of Work-At-Home Success contacted me saying she received a letter with a $1,384.70 check to “mystery shop” for “Honda of America”. My fingers couldn’t type “NO, DON’T DO IT” fast enough (and I type fast!). The checks looks real.… Read the rest

Scam Alert: Phone Calls “On Behalf of Amazon…”

Scam Alert: Phone Calls "On Behalf of Amazon"

Over the last few months, I’ve received phone calls from people saying they’re calling on behalf of Amazon and asked if it was true that I wanted to make money from home. Like most telemarketers, it didn’t matter that I said ‘no’, they kept talking, getting ruder and ruder.… Read the rest

Scam Alert: “Job Offer” Email

Scam Alert: "Job Offer" Email

I received the following email today offering me a cushy sounding job. Too bad it’s a fake check scam. I’ve posted the entire email below with my comments in red so you can learn to what to watch for if you get a letter similar to this.… Read the rest