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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Jan 2007

    Scam or Not!!! Please Help

    I recieved this email today and was wondering if it is a scam or not
    Please help!!! Thanks

    Thank You for your interest. Welcome to a job opportunity working
    from the comfort of your own home. It is a fun and financially
    rewarding position. If you are serious about wanting to work at home,
    please proceed with the outlined instructions below to begin. You can
    start as soon as today, if you would like. I look forward to hearing
    from you!

    Job Description:
    Work at home Part-Time or Full-Time
    Earn $300 - $500 Per Week or more.
    Full Online Training

    Completely Legit
    Work your own hours and days.
    You can stop working at any time.

    Computer with Internet and Email access
    Good Typing Skills
    Basic Internet Knowledge

    This home based position is a great opportunity for stay at home moms,
    dads, students or anyone who wants to work in the comfort of their own
    home. There are no calling strangers, taking surveys or click banks.
    There is always work available for you to do.

    This Home Based position gives you the opportunity
    to earn $100 or more per day. We are seeking only self-motivated people
    with the desire to work in this field. No experience is needed.
    This work is completely legit. You must have a computer with
    Internet access, a dedicated e-mail account, and basic typing skills.

    You can choose to work full-time or part-time and can choose to work
    the hours of your choice. Everything is sent to your email account.
    There is no contract to sign; the amount of work you choose to do is
    entirely up to you. As with any job, you must be willing to work

    The average person makes $300 per week.
    The amount of money you earn is entirely up to you.
    You will be paid daily to your PayPal account. If you do not have on create one. It's free. I have recieved such a high volume of orders that I upgraded from PayPal and use a vendor that is more equipped for my aggressive sales. But follow my advice and get started with a PayPal account for you initial orders.

    The training materials you receive will give you step-by-step
    instructions on how to get started.
    When you receive your training materials you may begin working the same
    There is no special software required for this position.

    Method of Payment:
    There is a ONE-TIME non-refundable fee of $10.00.
    There are no other fees after you start.
    This cost will cover the training materials sent to you. You will make
    back this fee in about 10 minutes of work.
    Please understand that as much as I would like not to charge this small
    processing fee, we must protect ourselves from those who are not
    serious about this work and to pay those who answer your questions
    etc. No business can afford to cover administrative cost, wasted time
    or provide costly materials to everyone who inquires about this

    The Training Materials will automatically be sent to your e-mail
    within 24 hours after your payment is received and
    cleared, you can then get started right away.

    Please notify us when you have made the payment, so we can be sure
    your Materials were sent to you within the 24 hrs.

    Please send your payment through the secure link below:



    Thank You and I hope you join our team!

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Jun 2006

    Re: Scam or Not!!! Please Help

    Usual "Home Typing job" scheme. If you do not know what it is, do not get involved.

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Sep 2006

    Re: Scam or Not!!! Please Help

    One time fee = scam

  4. #4
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    sardonicone is offline Just another Old Man 'O the internet User Rank
    Join Date
    Jan 2007
    Columbus, Ohio...hoping for somewhere without Winters in the next 5 years.

    Re: Scam or Not!!! Please Help

    They give you no info upfront. That's a pretty big red flag.

    However, the joy of paypal is if you don't get anything right away, you can dispute it and get your money back pretty easily.

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