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Work at Home Scams

Here's how to tell whether a work from home job posting is a scam or a legitimate work from home job.

Disclaimer: You may see advertisements for work at home jobs on this page, because that's the topic of the page. Just because you see an ad or a site listed here, that doesn't make a legitimate company. Carefully investigate companies that you are interested in.

Avoid Online Job Scams
How can you tell the difference between online job scams and legitimate job openings? There are as many scams as real job openings online - sometimes it seems like more. Here's how to tell the difference between online job scams and legitimate jobs.

How to Tell if a Job is a Scam
Sometimes, it seems that there are as many scams as legitimate job openings. Here are warning signs to help you determine if a job is a scam.

Internet Job Scams
There are a variety of internet job scams, ranging from fake jobs to scams that try and collect your personal information.

Research Work at Home Scams
Where to find out if a work at home job is legitimate or a scam.

Work at Home Scams
Work at home scams - the typical scams and how to avoid them.

Work at Home Scam Example
Example of a work at home scam email message.

Top Internet Job Search Job Scams 2014
There are a variety of internet job scams, ranging from fake job offers to scams that try and collect your personal information. Here's a list of online scams shared by About.com readers. If you've gotten a scam email or text, please add it to the list.

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