Do you always need to shell out some cash to get some in return? In the world of business, this is often the case. However, it doesn’t always take money to make money; some money-making schemes are just that: schemes. Also known as cons, scams, connivances or conspiracies, many fraudulent companies are in business simply to take your money. How can you tell the difference between a legitimate business transaction and a scheme? Let’s take a look.

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Just as with any investment, where there is potential gain, there is also potential risk.  So, while working from home may be a great investment in yourself, be sure to stay alert for potential scams.  With internet fraud lurking around every corner, here are some steps you can take to protect yourself:

Be vigilant in researching the job and the company.
You wouldn’t hand in a resume if you had to meet a guy on the corner to do so.  Internet jobs are the same way. 

Check out their storefront, a.k.a. -- the website: