"Make $10,000 or more per month from the comfort of your own home!"

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  1. Annoyedgrunt

    Annoyedgrunt Dry Heat my ASS

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    I'm sure you've all heard these ads- they're on the air all of the time over here. They never say what it is you do- just how much money you can make from home. I'm almost positive it is a scam of some kind- because if it were as easy as they were making it sound, everyone would be doing it and earning $10,000 or more from the comfort of their own home.

    What is it? Is it a scam? It it legit, and only a few people have the potential?

    Here is just one of many (there seems to be a lot of different websites with this rich-at-home theme)

    www.freedom47.com
     
  2. devildog2067

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    There are a number of different ones, and they are all scams to greater or lesser degrees.

    I think that one is one of the do-collections-from-your-home kind of thing. It tells you to go to courthouses and buy up uncollected judgements, then garnish the person's wages, stuff like that.
     

  3. Gallium

    Gallium CLM

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    they charge you $50 (example only), then show you how to recruit 500 other people the same way.

    'Drew
     
  4. Squaw Man Wolfer

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    Almost all are scams. Look carefully at what you are expected to put out up front, fees for training or to buy inventory. Then figure out how much money the company would make if you never sell anything. What they charge you, $200 for training course, less three bucks for their cost of the DVDs they ship you. Nice little profit.

    That said, maybe a few are okay, I guess.

    Also look at where the money goes. Do you wind up waiting for them to send you a check after the sale? Might be a long wait.
     
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    jtull7 Pistolero CLM

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    SCAM!!!

    If it sounds too good to be true, it's not true.

    What legit company would pay someone $120,000 a year to work at home?

    The answer is none. So, if you want to get scammed, answer one (or all) of those ads.
     
  6. JimmyN

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    I agree, it's like much of the "how to do it" marketing, that can supposedly make you rich overnight.

    You can buy a book that tells you how to make a million dollars a year gambling in the casinos. But if they could really do that they would be living off free drinks, free lodging, free meals, and living like a king rather than spending time writing and hawking a book that claims you can do what they obviously haven't been able to do for themselves.
     
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    Some do work, and I will show you how to figure out which are the legit ones! Just send a check for $100 to my address and I will let you know which ones will make you rich overnight :whistling: :supergrin:








    I am sure there is a legit one out there somewhere, but I have yet to see it, and it certainly isn't one that has spammed my hotmail account.
     
  8. Annoyedgrunt

    Annoyedgrunt Dry Heat my ASS

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    $100 is on the way.








    Casino cash, that is!! :wavey:

    Yeah, I figured these were scams of some variety. The old phrases "There's no such thing as a free lunch" and "If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is" come to mind. I just wonder what, exactly, they were trying to pull to sucker this many people. SOME people out there must be buying into this ****, or those radio ads would disappear.
     
  9. Swiper

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    It's hard to obtain information about these companies. But that website belongs to Premier Team International. The work consists of reselling internet web-hosting. I doubt that activity will earn you a lot of money.

    Premier Team International is not a BBB Accredited Business.
     
  10. Kentucky Shooter

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    lots of ways to make that kind of money from home I'm sure, but very few of them would be legal :whistling:
     
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  12. Annoyedgrunt

    Annoyedgrunt Dry Heat my ASS

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    If you have to PAY money to make money for a job it smells like a scam to me. That's why I enjoy a Spam Folder for my web-based email server.
     
  14. BuffaloXJ

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    Heard of Lockheed Martin? They're legit, right?

    Because I have a friend who works for them, making close to that number and works at home. He only has to go into the office once a month for a meeting. Granted he could attend the meeting over the phone, he want's the personal aspect of working with the company.
     
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    My wife has been looking for a legit work at home deal for close to six months now. There's only been two so far that she's found and they don't pay anywhere near that.
     
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    pyramid schemes, with loopholes.
     
  17. wavetrain75

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    It's not a pyramid! How many times do I have to tell you! You just have to recruit ten people to be your buyers and then each one of them will recruit 10 more. Within a week you'll be selling to like 5 billion people.

    Totally not a pyramid.
     
  18. JBnTX

    JBnTX 2 Timothy 2:15

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    If you knew a way to make 15,000 dollars per month in the comfort of your own home,
    would you tell anyone about it?

    Would you advertize it on TV, radio or the internet?

    Once a job like that is identified, just think how many people had to pass
    it by in order for it to make it all the way to you.

    If you could make 15,000 dollars per month wouldn't everyone start doing it
    and rapidly fill up all the opportunities?
     
  19. airmotive

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    World of difference between having a "home office" and "work-at-home" scams.

    How much cash did Lockheed Martin want from your friend upfront to pay for "training"?
     
  20. drjustice

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    There are no quick and easy ways to make money. If you want something outside of the rat race my advise is to you is to have an honest assessment of what you enjoy doing and what you are good or expert at. Make a list of everything you know how to do better that others and what you like doing. IE: painting, writing, repairs, manufacturing items etc. Then get started in just DOING IT. This is the formula to success. No shortcuts and no easy ways. Hard work and a strong desire to succeed does it every time. If do not work for yourself you are making someone else rich.
    I see a lot of illegal immigrants coming to this country, get public assistance and work on the black market for cash tax free. They come to the food stamps office driving BMW's and Mercedes cars. If they can make it and make it good why can't we?
    Do what you love and you will not have to work a day in your life, was said. It is true.
    Don't reinvent the wheel. Just follow what has been proven to work for others.
    You can make it if you have a plan and a sincere desire to succeed.
    This is the ONLY secret.