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Watch Out for Work at Home Scams!

Watch Out at Work from Home Scams!


By: Oana Schneider

Watch Out for Work at Home Scams!

Your BBB® has been getting many phone calls about these work at home scams. What the scammers do is: they send job seekers an email claiming to have found their resumes online and offering them a work from home job. Most of the times, the victim is asked to pay a training fee or purchase bogus equipment.

“The fraudsters can be very convincing. Some of them would use real company names and real addresses, so you have to be extra careful when accepting a job offer,” says BBB Director of Media Services Oana Schneider.

The Tri-State Better Business Bureau would also like to offer the following tips to help you spot a work from home scam:

If you’ve been victimized by this scam, report it to and contact your local authorities.

For more information you can trust, visit!

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Oana Schneider is our Director of Media Services. She writes consumer and business oriented articles and is in charge of our community outreach program.