Author: eHomemakers

Don’t Fall For Scams, Police Remind Public

KUALA LUMPUR: People continue to fall for scams as syndicates change tactics and strategies. City commercial crime division chief Asst Comm Mohd Aris Ramli said that, despite constant media coverage, people were still being duped by well-known ruses such as black money and tender scams. “The syndicates tend to change their tactics but the catch…
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March 22, 2016 0

Internet Scam Goes To Court

RM65mil cyber fund case the first in Malaysia KUALA LUMPUR: A 47-year-old “cyber fund manager” who has been operating without a licence became the country’s first man to be charged in a court for an Internet investment scam involving RM65mil.   Phazaluddin Abu, who is also a general manager of a computer company, claimed trial to…
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March 22, 2016 0

Identity Theft: Count the Ways

I received an e-mail message from “Paypal” not too long ago. The e-mail stated that PayPal needed me to update and verify my security information for their database. I didn’t. One of the sentences in the e-mail read: “Complete the necessary verification tasks within 5 days, or your account might get temporarily suspended.” That didn’t…
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March 21, 2016 0

eHomemakers Responds To A Call To Ban Work-At-Home Businesses

Letter to the Editor – The Star (Opinion), Friday June 9, 2006 Beware work-at-home scams WORK-AT-HOME scams are springing up like mushrooms and victims are often left to find their own remedy.  Complaints of being cheated are often referred to the Consumer Claims Tribunal for redress.  But getting redress is not easy as the perpetrators of…
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March 21, 2016 0

Work At Home Schemes

Editor’s Note: Although the article below is from the US-based Federal Trade Commission, the issues examined are relevant to any situation in which work-at-home schemes are up on offer. Be part of one of America’s Fastest Growing Industries!Earn thousand of dollars a month – from your home – Processing Medical Billing Claims. You can find…
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March 20, 2016 0

The Red Flags Of Affiliate Marketing Scams

Thanks to the legitimate business model of online affiliate marketing; many people are earning a good living working from home. Unfortunately there exists a series of affiliate program scams masquerading as genuine Internet marketing opportunities. These scams are designed to make their creators wealthy without providing value to their customers or associates. Email scams and…
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March 20, 2016 0

The Ten Big Lies Of Multi-Level Marketing

The multi-level marketing (MLM) field grows and its member companies multiply. Solicitations to join the movement seem to be everywhere. The impression accordingly grows that it is indeed the wave of the future, a business model that is gaining momentum, growing in acceptance and legitimacy and, as its promoters claim, will eventually replace most other forms…
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March 20, 2016 0

The Bottom Line About Multilevel Marketing Plans

Editor’s Note: Even though the article below relates to the American context, much of the content is also applicable to general situations.   Multilevel or “network” marketing plans are a way of selling goods or services through distributors. These plans typically promise that if you sign up as a distributor, you’ll receive commissions – for your sales…
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March 20, 2016 0

What To Look Out For In Direct Sales

Does it seem that every other person you know is a direct selling agent?  That is not surprising since the direct selling business is a RM4.5 billion industry. Anybody can be a direct selling agent – the homemaker, the fresh graduate and the fully employed. But before you buy some expensive products or sign up as…
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March 20, 2016 0

Work At Home: Don’t Get Scammed

So, you’ve decided to stay at home and work due to family or personal reasons, for flexibility or profit. How do you find a job opportunity? You may try checking the Internet. You get an Internet account and spend some time surfing various websites, looking for opportunities. And there seems to be many – even…
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March 20, 2016 0