Avoid Being Scammed: Everything You Need To Know

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Working at home online to make money is a legitimate possibility that is gaining popularity and expanding at an overwhelming rate at the moment. You find that people all over the world are flocking the internet looking for means to make money whether it is primary income, or secondary income. Some are opting for various online marketing jobs, niche websites, blogs, and affiliate marketing opportunities just to mention but a few to invest their time in and make earn extra income.

Avoid Being Scammed

The reason as to why online marketing jobs and other opportunities are appealing to a big number of people is because of the benefits that come with running your own home based business. The benefits that these opportunities that who engage in them enjoy include the ability to have more time to spend with their family, ability to schedule your working hours as you wish and most importantly being your own boss. Unfortunately, there are a number of crooks on the internet that are out to fraud and scam you by taking your money without giving you value or what they promise. This is a threat that has made newbie’s scared from pursuing online business opportunities but it shouldn’t bother at all. In this piece, we are going to give you in-depth information on what scams are exactly, how to avoid being scammed online, how to identify fraudsters as well as a legitimate way to find genuine work at home jobs.

What are Scams?

A scam can be defined as a dishonest scheme that is performed by dishonest individuals, company or group of people in an attempt to obtain something of value or money from their targets. Scams reside in confidence tricks where an individual or companies misrepresent as helpful or someone with authority and skills in a certain field of specialization to win trust especially from newbies and uninformed internet users. Well, this shouldn’t worry you and scare you from participating in online marketing jobs such as paid surveys because with a little homework before you register with them, you can be able to identify them.

How to Identify Scammers

While starting off with your online endeavors be it paid surveys or any other career line you want to pursue identifying scammers is very easy and straightforward. You just need to get a list of the companies or individuals you are dealing with and get unbiased reviews about them. A great way to get relevant information about what others are saying about them is by conducting a web search on the company or the individual before purchasing or offering your services to them.

Remember to consider reviews only from unbiased third parties or the information will be misleading which could get you into their trap unknowingly. Use search engines to get the details that you need for free and quickly. Identifying fraud and scams can take you a few minutes and could save you time and money. With time, you will be in a position to identify scammers and you will also help others to save their money and time too.

How to Find Legitimate Online jobs

With the knowledge on how to avoid being scammed and how to spot fraudsters, you can easily identify various legitimate home based online jobs to make extra money online. On your search for legitimate money making opportunities you just need to ensure that you are dealing with genuine and reputable companies instead of engaging yourself in unknown programs. To avoid being scammed, put time and effort to conduct research about the company you are dealing with and be sure to get multiple reviews and opinions from unbiased third party sources. In case you are dealing with an individual, be careful enough and make sure that they have an outstanding online reputation as you might not find opinions and reviews or anything to guide you from an official reliable source.

To wrap up the loose ends, note that authentic websites that deliver genuine online job opportunities usually give every bit of information and details you ask, they don’t hide anything. In addition, always remember to find out when the actual site was established, and also make efforts to communicate with the site admin just to be sure enough. If a website forces you to pay a membership fee or to disclose your personal information, take precautionary measures. Such online websites are scams that are developed to con you as a starter because you do not know much better. These websites will take your hard earned money and vanish all over sudden, not to ever hear from them again. Be informed.

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Shereen Riley
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Shereen Riley

Interested in selling stock photos.

Brenda Ussery
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Brenda Ussery

This info is tri-mega beneficial! Wish Tim would’ve sent it out “$10,000 dollars gone-I’ve been punk’d by a hope to earn extra income players so many times there’s probably visible tire marks all over me. Police ballistic can use to confirm the scallowags that brought loss,tears embarrassment and shame into my life. So everybody please use this word to the wise.
I’m praying for a true home based business its what America was built on. Bless you Mr. Hansen.

Angela L Gravelle
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Angela L Gravelle

Thank you for sending that to me, I needed to hear read that.

Christine Menaugh
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Christine Menaugh

U R 2 COOL THANKS APPRECIATED

Gail Gieskieng
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Gail Gieskieng

Thank you for this insightful information. I have given my personal information including my Visa number for shipping cost and then automaticaly had full prized charges made on my card. This before the trial date finishhed. Once they have your number they charge. Thanks

JDPatterson
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JDPatterson

Awesome. Thank You Mr. Hansen for the info you sent. Even though, in the back of my mind I (we all) know better. But still hoping for that “ONE” to work… Anyway thanks.. JD

Anne Amesborkowicz
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Anne Amesborkowicz

Thanks

Scott Thibodeau
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Scott Thibodeau

Not sure what to say

Christine Isings
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Christine Isings

Dido

Evelina mitchell
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Evelina mitchell

Do you have to pay money to work online

Delores Burkhardt
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Delores Burkhardt

Now I really feel threatened

cherrysalenga
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cherrysalenga

Awesome. thank you for the info you sent…

Linda
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Linda

I need to know what are the scan I would like to know all about it please

Lisa Valdez
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Lisa Valdez

I need a personal loan

Jesse Ramirez
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Jesse Ramirez

Hy Brenda the answer to all your prayers is enroute. Be expecting
And put God first it

Mitzi Bault
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Mitzi Bault

I am not kidding about this. I am going to post this on any thing I can get it on

Hakim Ayoup
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Hakim Ayoup

I really need money to paid my bill rent and car and I been fired at work lost three months and I been looking for job everyday and God well bless you all the time when you help me for load and I can paid my rent PLEASE God HEAR oh my pray God AMEN

Fredrick Jennings
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Fredrick Jennings

What’s do I have to lose

Fredrick Jennings
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Fredrick Jennings

I need growth

Lisa
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Lisa

You could loose your mind

Charisse
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Charisse

Be aware also of people who call you claiming to be the government and send you to buy an I tunes prepaid card as soon as you give them the number they are gone and so is your money

Eve
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Eve

Thank that was so help

Janet Murphy
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Janet Murphy

I have a woman and the woman told me about her so I feel just have a application on my phone one day I was going to the doctor so the woman said that I won a grant of money so she said it would be 24 hours to get it and you’ll be shipped to me so she wants making iPhone contract pay iPhone and she wants me to get 2 iPhones on contract payment plan so what do you think about that

Wesley Willingham
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Wesley Willingham

I got lots of great information from this website

Paula
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Paula

Thx this was very helpful.

Patricia Green
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Patricia Green

I am disabled an i caring for my mother now! Being home everyday all day becomes very boring so my smartphone is my go to! I can no longer work nor do i use the internet to earn an income. I do like to keep in touch with things, i believe that everyone of all ages need this info, thank you!

Michael Hayes
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Michael Hayes

Truth and you xould have your ssn blocked….

David A
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David A

Wow , thank you!

Therese Stroud
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Therese Stroud

I have read all that you have said and yes I am a skeptic I have seen where you stay say you can get this and you can get that and then when you get down to it yours empty-handed as you was before you started matter fact even less because now they have what you don’t have anymore and that is your catch so I will see if you were real but I will warn you I am a skeptic I will not trust you and to it is proven that you can be trusted

Roberta
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Roberta

I’ve been punked as they say. I can’t believe that there’s nothing better to do but hurt elderly Disabled people who are already being cheated by the government and now individuals who are adding a double whammy on unsuspecting elderly. Shame on you and you know who you are. Remember the pearly gates at reckoning.

Steve Singh
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Steve Singh

That is some great news I will surely keep that in mind and spread it to my friends appreciate it thank you

Holly j Lubahn
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Holly j Lubahn

What if a person is real and takes for 1000 never returns your $ or check. t My bank cant do anything and
Om havent heard told me to contact m hFTC whom have not heard anything since filed in april.

Gloria Garcia
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Gloria Garcia

Thank God U! Are here to help
Shine a lite!, to dire straits.
I’m always scarred to make
A move. Bless U Tim

Cris Pennington
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Cris Pennington

Thanks I hope to land a job

Jim Pike
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Jim Pike

Great info. Glad to see we still have good honest people willing to help out. Thanks again. For being forthright and totally honest. We need more people like you in this world.

Janie arnett
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Janie arnett

I need a little help I can’t really understand thing buy reading them if I here it or some explained it I would get the point what ap can I get like that I cede it bad

John
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John

Great article I have wasted a very few dollars to try a few things on line do now I am very skeptical.

Ivan J. Jones
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Ivan J. Jones

So many times being ripped off i don’t know what to do or where to start but thanks a lot for the information Tim H i hope and pray to God that there are still honest people like you that really care about their fellow human beings again thanks a lot…

Ivan J. Jones
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Ivan J. Jones

Thanks for the Great information hope to see what’s going on with some of these legit home based online wealth building businesses.

Jesse Ramirez
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Jesse Ramirez

That’s awesome your awesome.
God bless

Michael Branco
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Michael Branco

If it’s real bring it

Ricki Mandell
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Ricki Mandell

Who said, “There is a sucker born every minute, and two to take them?” I think that was P T Barnum.

Carol Anderson
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Carol Anderson

Thanks for the info Tim I don’t want to be played by the so called government people offering a free grant for school!

Stephanie Peterman
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Stephanie Peterman

Actually, the government DOES offer some grants (just FYI, they’re called Pell Grants, and the current maximum grant amount is $6,195 per semester, I believe…), and the grants ARE free. They cost nothing to apply for them, and they never have to be repaid, as long as you use the money for its intended purpose.

Terry Ledbetter
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Terry Ledbetter

If home business is doin sp well then why would the company put there first rep in the area out on setting up meetings why interested parties to inform them in person of whats, wheres and whys of it all the response i would think might be more positive

Barry Freeman Sr
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Barry Freeman Sr

Want to make money

Erlin Vasquez
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Erlin Vasquez

If it’s real bring it I need extra cash

Carolyn Golden
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Carolyn Golden

Help me to learn how Carolyn

Trudy Paul
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Trudy Paul

Thanks I need all the help I can get.?I am on a fixed income and it takes it to buy my medicine. Thanks Again