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Customer Alert – Beware of Work-From-Home Scams

It can sometimes be tricky to spot work-from-home scams since they often appear alongside legitimate opportunities on popular job-search websites. But it’s important to educate yourself to avoid losing money instead of gaining a job. The median loss for work-from-home scam victims is about $1,200, according to the Better Business Bureau’s BBB Scam Tracker. Federal

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Short Tutorial/FAQ – How Can I Spot a Fraudulent Website?

Question: I’m concerned about accidentally shopping from a fraudulent website. How can I spot the fakes? Answer: Watch out for these common red flags: A URL starting with http:// The first thing you want to look for on a website is the https:// at the beginning of the address. The “s” in https:// stands for