Author: eHomemakers

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

Beware Of The Fast Ringgit

It has become fashionable in Malaysia today to be part of a certain “direct selling organisation or product promotion group”. Despite complaints and feedback on cheating by the Consumers Association of Subang And Shah Alam (CASSA) to the Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs, the matter is still unresolved. The target audience of these advertisements…
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March 20, 2016 0

Don’t Get Fooled By Dubious Money Making Opportunities On The Internet

Quick cash – the EASY way is a lazy person’s dream come true. The illusion of great riches often clouds the reality of working hard for money. There is nothing new about get-rich-quick scams and it is only common that scam participants are often promised instant wealth while the authenticity of these schemes remain questionable.…
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March 20, 2016 0

Scammers Phishing For IDs

PETALING JAYA: Confidence artists are putting up fraudulent job postings on websites, mailing lists and other Internet forums to obtain personal information from job seekers.  Those who submit their resumes may later find that scammers have used their personal information for identity theft or other fraudulent purposes.  One In.Tech reader sent in a notice posted to a…
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March 20, 2016 0

Foreign Currency Trading Scams

Many unsuspecting Malaysians have been cheated by foreign currency trading scams and as a result have lost millions of ringgit. Such scams are conducted by companies which operate illegally. The illegal operators normally target job seekers and investors who seek quick and high returns for their investments.  Warning Signs For Investors  Illegal operators of foreign…
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March 20, 2016 0

Be Wary Of Internet Money Making Opportunities

On average, I receive 15 Internet schemes and offers on a daily basis in my inbox. “Get paid to read emails”, “Get paid to view advertisements”, “Internet investment with high performance”, and many more I don’t care to remember. Imagine that these email messages are sent to millions of Internet users daily and it only…
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March 20, 2016 0

Internet Fraud: How to Avoid Internet Investment Scams

The Internet serves as an excellent tool for investors, allowing them to easily and inexpensively research investment opportunities. But the Internet is also an excellent tool for fraudsters. That’s why you should always think twice before you invest your money in any opportunity you learn about through the Internet. This alert tells you how to spot different…
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March 20, 2016 0

SCAM: The Nigerian Advance Fee Scheme

The Nigerian Advance Fee Scam has been around for quite awhile, but despite many warnings, continues to draw in many victims. In fact, the Financial Crimes Division of the Secret Service receives approximately 100 telephone calls from victims/ potential victims and 300-500 pieces of related correspondence per day about this scam! Indications are that the…
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