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Even though the global pandemic has pushed some companies to allow employees to work from home, it’s not a new concept. Working from home was — and still continues to be — an avenue for many people to earn money.

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But that doesn’t mean that every remote or online job offer is legitimate. Some are outright scams, perpetrated by people who want to gain access to your personal information or trick you into spending money.

As you consider online job ads and offers, here are warning signs to look for to avoid falling victim to a scam.

Last updated: May 14, 2021

Unemployed beautiful young woman looking for a job online from home using a laptop and her smart phone, trying to decide what to do.

Unemployed beautiful young woman looking for a job online from home using a laptop and her smart phone, trying to decide what to do.

Job Listings or Emails Are Full of Errors

Legitimate companies send correspondence from professional email…

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