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Mom Makes $.../Day

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How the scam works:

These ads are everywhere - testimonials from a stay-at-home mom who earned alot of money by fairly menial online work. The ads may include references from reputable businesses: "As seen on CNN" or "Mom makes $$$$ by posting links on Google."

You click the link, thinking "What have I got to lose?" It takes you to another site with newspaper articles on the company featuring happy people showing off their checks.

The articles seem to be from reputable sources like USA Today and your local papers, but the writers must have left their journalistic ethics at the door - the articles are filled with testimonials and even end off with a call to action: "Join Now - 52 positions left!"

You decide to try it out, since, even if it is a scam, you'll only lose $12.99 for the startup package - or so you think. All that changes when you receive your next credit card statement showing a membership charge of $150!! You call the company and try to dispute it, but they say it's impossible to cancel due to the wording in the fine print. They may also advise you to buy additional software or training to "maximize your earning potential".

When you finally realize you're being taken advantage of and try to report them and denounce the company online, you'll already be too late. The company will simply change their name and start again, scamming whoever else wants to make a quick dollar.

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How to avoid:

Avoid these types of offers. Sign up fees, membership costs and other charges aren't usually the first step to securing new employment. If you feel tempted, try googling the site online and look for an independent review. Always do your research and work only for legitimate employers. If you are really looking for a job and seek to make some money online until you find the next ideal job, there a couple of companies that are trustworthy and can offer you great opportunities:


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There are 47 comments

  • On Tuesday, September 08, 2015, Roy wrote:

    Internet Careers got me with ClickPartners.com for $97. As soon as credit card went through my ph started ringing, I answered and (different callers male and female)and I ask what the call was for and the caller said to help with next step,I said I thought that is what I just paid for, I ask what you mean, he said to mentor me, did I have $10,000, I said yea, wanted credit card #, I said hold on, like you said real fast talker, he said that for that money they would set up everything and sent all the traffic and I would be making that much a week, them doing all the work and I just take in the money, I said no, he said I understand you being leary of spending that much just starting out but I was missing out, but they had a cheaper one for $5000 finally got down to $1,200 I said no, he got irate and said that I was not serious about making any money and said I was on my own and hung up, Though I would try promoting the internet career which paid $125 per sale, the site had a optin box where anyone had to put their info in before they could see what the program was about, I sent around 40,000 hits to the site and never made one sale and they got all the new people that clicked on the site, I did see the name scott kelley and they said she was too busy making money to be answering emails, that I bought a self taught program and to read through the site. Now they have a guy going by the name Rory Ricord that your suppose to sign up with and follow and do what he tells you. They have one Pro Pearl and Pring Money Pro with the 37 clicks. Back in May

  • On Friday, August 14, 2015, Yilmaz wrote:

    www.one.ie aka Anthony O'Connell and his wife Apple are big scammers and frauds. They supposed to make me an online job, took the money and ran off.
    Since then I can not run my business and lost about 5000 USD in cashwhich they take from us and about 100.000 USD in Business losses.
    If you are going to make business with this fraudster and scammer, who is also already reported to royal thai police, then you can be 1000% sure, you will loose everything !
    be warned of the "friendly" style of Tony, and then when he takes your money, even his wife will force you to leave the country and threaten with mafiam if you want your money back.

  • On Wednesday, July 08, 2015, Bruce wrote:

    Glad I saw this website before I went any further. My first clue that this was likely a scam was I entered my email address and the video said that I'd have a mail message in about 5 minutes. It's been around 30 now and, SURPRISE!!!, no email message. I'm pretty much convinced that everything's a scam . . .

  • On Thursday, May 28, 2015, Helena wrote:

    Now they are using a fictive Melissa Johnson saying she makes $8-9,000 per month on a fake website called http://careernewsonline.com-ii.co


  • On Tuesday, May 19, 2015, anonymous wrote:

    Avoid Coastal Web LLC!!!! They are huge scammers. They got me with a “1000 referral program and search engine optimization” trick… You search and search for ways to make money online from home, and you think you have found one. So of course it starts out, you can make thousands a day. You enquire, then a man calls, JOHN SANDERS, quite a fast talker, knows just what to say for everything you could think of to asked (Except they skip around with what exactly it is that you are supposed to do). His phone number is 480-389-1384.

    Then he gets personal and friendly, telling about his family and how his wife's pregnant with twins and asks you about your family. Then gets onto; okay give me your credit card number, and you balk but he fasts talks you, it is so weird, why I didn't just hang up, I don't know. Then he keep saying "We guarantee that if you are unhappy at any time within 90 days you can receive a complete refund") And he keeps repeating that. So I fell but couldn't afford to pay the full amount, which one was 499.00, you give them your card number not knowing that it is for automatic withdrawals for you to pay for getting ongoing email addresses to send their information too. And that amount was for the least amount of emails, like 1000 emails a month. But you tell him how leery you are for being scammed (Guess not leery enough) He said "Oh I know and if you have a problem like that with anyone you call me and I have a guy here that can handle that for you."

    It didn't take me 90 days, just a few hours to realize I was scammed! So I called back and they got mad, then they kept calling and calling harassing me. I say they, as it was different people not just the first guy calling.

    After months of fighting and threating back and forth all I could get was my 299.00 and recurring removed, with the help from my bank, but lost the 200.00 because it was a cash card, So lessoned learned, cash cards do not back you up! And never do anything online with out doing a thorough check on the company, first off a scam check!

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