Posts Tagged ‘ another work at home scam ’

What the merger of oDesk and Elance could bring – Part 1

What the merger of oDesk and Elance could bring – Part 1

Over the last few months, there has been a lot of news out of oDesk – first, they announced a strategic partnership with┬áKelly Services. Now, it rather baffles me that a company like Kelly wouldn’t have their own online services offering, given the company is more than 50 years old…

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Defending the indefensible

Defending the indefensible

As many of you know when I am researching work at home scams, I tend to review numerous sites including the Better Business Bureau, RipOff Report (often unreliable) and various blogs. Ironically, you don’t often see people defending the company that is in question and if you do, it is…

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Work at home scam: University

Work at home scam: University

Yesterday, I received three emails in a fairly short period of time – fortunately, they automatically went to spam so there was no danger of mixing them up with anything that was even close to real, but even if that had not happened, it was fairly evident quickly this was…

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Six or Seven Figure Income: Save your money!

Six or Seven Figure Income: Save your money!

I just love running into things that smack of schemes that are designed to separate people from their hard earned money. This morning, I was “cleaning” my Twitter account (which is a disaster looking for a place to happen!) and ran across a site that promised me I could have…

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Evaluating Online Business Opportunities

Evaluating Online Business Opportunities

The Internet has opened up several online business opportunities that can turn into full-time income generators. While there are many legitimate online business opportunities, many more are frauds. When researching opportunities, research will help ensure the opportunity is legitimate. Some of these include: Contact information Numerous companies offer affiliate marketing…

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Running under the radar

Running under the radar

This past week on the radio here in our local area (Boston) I have been hearing about “Flip this house” seminars that are being offered “Free” for a limited number of people. While I question how “limited” these seminars are when you are advertising on the television, I would also…

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Spammer: Kizi Games

Spammer: Kizi Games

Seriously? I get all kinds of spam comments but this one has to take the cake. This guy is from Isreal and is on a number of blacklists. You can see the on this blacklist check that the IP address 212.117.143.69 is where they are coming from. Now why they…

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Con Artists Prefer Silence

Con Artists Prefer Silence

The Audacity of Dope I have been managing websites for nearly 10 years. During this time, I have used Doteasy for most of my hosting needs. One of the reasons I like Doteasy is because it’s easy to use, they don’t do a lot of advertising on your site and…

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Who is making money on Internet scams

Who is making money on Internet scams

You might be surprised! I’ve done a fair amount of scam bashing. Ironically enough, it’s easy to overlook the fact that these scam sites are making money every time someone goes to their websites. What you may lose in the frustration of tripping over another one of these scams is…

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Why it’s easy to fall for work at home scams

Why it’s easy to fall for work at home scams

Behind the cloak of legitimacy Internet scam games are pretty common, even back in the late 80s and early 90s, there were hundreds of them that were rampant. Today, Internet scammers are more prolific than ever and they are preying on people who are smart enough to steer clear of…

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Stop the scams from winning

Stop the scams from winning

Well, they think they are One of the problems that you run into online is that anyone can write anything and expect that at least one person will believe them no matter how outrageous the claim. I recently received an email from a person who promotes affiliate marketing options online…

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The care and feeding of Internet scams

The care and feeding of Internet scams

Hard to protect yourself Less than 10 years ago, if you were to search the Internet for a company that was scamming people it was as simple as putting their name into the search engine and typing “scam” right after it. Unfortunately, these high-end scam artists have learned the secret…

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Make real money on the Internet without scams

Make real money on the Internet without scams

Scams pop up every minute For those who are looking for legitimate ways to make money on the Internet, it seems that there is a new scam popping up every day. Fortunately, while there are hundreds of scams, there are also some legitimate ways that you can earn money, from…

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Why do people fall for Internet email scams?

Why do people fall for Internet email scams?

Internet scams – we have all seen them. They offer everything people are looking for. Whether you are searching for a real work at home job or you are interested in lotteries, they are everywhere. The range of scams is downright frightening ranging from “you have won a vacation” to…

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Recognizing work at home scams

Recognizing work at home scams

Now in this day and age, most people do know that there are opportunities to earn money from home. However, the truth of the matter is that for every legitimate offer out there that allows you a good opportunity, there are at least ten more that are scams. Avoiding these…

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