Tuesday, November 2, 2010

E-Scams and warnings

Consumers continue to lose money from work-from-home scams that assist cyber criminals move stolen funds. Due to their deliberate participation in the scams, the individuals may face criminal charges.

Work from home scam victims are recruited by organized cyber criminals like:
  • Newspaper ads
  • Online employment services
  • Unsolicited emails
  • Social networking sites ads work from home opportunities.

Once recruited, rather than becoming an employee of a legitimate business, the consumer is actually a mule for cyber criminals who use the consumer’s to steal money.

Source: e-scams and warnings

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