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Those seeking extra income through vehicle wrapping opportunities should be wary of job offers requiring upfront payment, Better Business Bureau warns.
Better Business Bureau is warning consumers to think twice before accepting mystery shopping job offers.
Better Business Bureau released its list of top 10 scams of 2011 today. The list cites job hunters, home owners and internet users as top targets for fraudulent activity.
The top 10 scams of 2009 include: H1N1 scams, memoriabilia, free-trial offers, mystery shopping, lottery scams, phishing e-mails, foreclosure rescue scams, robocalls, job hunter scams and the grandma scam.
I saw an ad in the newspaper for jobs in corporate finance. I faxed my resume to the 800-number listed and got a call from a woman who said her company works with businesses to find employees to fill their positions. She said the service would cost me $495, but the fee was fully refundable if I was dissatisfied or found a job on my own. She guaranteed me interview opportunities and told me that if I found a job through her company, there was a good chance my new employer would reimburse me for the fee.