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belle johnson

United States

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Member since July 31, 2013


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    Avoid scams by following these tips.

    Use common sense. Assess! Consider the logic of an opportunity from the other side. Think about this, if they are paying you so much for so little work, how would the promoters of the opportunity make money? Moreover if a company’s marketing tactic is mainly based on coming out legitimate, that is probably because it is tendering a work at home scam…or at the very least a poor money-making opportunity. So remember this, any job that promotes itself in search engine ads as a “legitimate work at home job” almost certainly not legit.

    Do your homework. Sending money to any organization without thoroughly checking it out is most certainly wrong! Always remember that legitimate companies do not charge job applicants and that business opportunities are never risk-free

    Know how to spot the work at home scam. One very complicated trick is a scam technique that sets up a whole website dedicated to revealing work at home scams and then funnel people to the few “legitimate” work at home jobs which those are not legitimate of course.

    Know the typical work at home scams. Scammers are always developing new schemes, and work-at-home scammers are no different. Below are some that you must avoid. Direct Sales or multilevel marketing (MLM) Pyramid Schemes - Always avoid! Business start-up kits Anything involving cashing checks/wiring money – Always avoid! Home assembly/envelope stuffing – Always avoid! Becoming a product re-seller or wholesal...