Work-at-home offers may be scams
Last updated 1/3/2008 at Noon
The old saying “If it’s too good to be true, it probably is” unfortunately seems to be ringing true for many work-at-home job opportunities.
Many of these so-called businesses are, in fact, predators, preying on adults who yearn to make an income while being a stay-at-home parent and on seniors with fixed incomes who are looking to make an extra dollar.
“Unfortunately, there are a lot of scams out there,” said Noelle Nachtsheim, Director of Law Enforcement Services for the National Consumers League Fraud Center.
The newspaper classified advertisements and online classifieds are...