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Work From Home Jobs: Regional Sales Representative

How The Scam Works:

Are you looking at work from home jobs and how to become a regional sales representative? Don't fall for the Make Money Fast, aka How To Make Money From Home Scam. Let's take a look.

Watch the video below to see in action the Work From Home Jobs/ Make Money Online scam exposed:

Work From Home Jobs Scam Video

In this particular case, questionable companies post employment opportunities online looking for regional online sales representatives.

The products could be of any kind, from electronics to sports apparel. Yes, there might be some legitimate ones, but what follows is an example of how this scam happens.

The rep is promised 10% commission on every transaction. There is no registration fee and no charges, so you think it is a great job, already doing the math on how much you can earn per month. You are in!

A week or two after you sign up, you receive an order from a “client” - $20,000 worth of products or services. Wow, you could make $2,000 if this goes through! The deal does go through, and you get your “client’s satisfaction”.

The scammer will send you the $20,000 check and, following instructions, you deposit it in your account, keep your $2,000 and send the rest to the company that hired you. The check that you received and deposited will bounce in a few business days, making you responsible to the bank for $18,000.



How To Avoid The Work From Home Jobs: Regional Sales Representative Scam:

No business that tells you to deposit large checks in your account is legitimate. That is not how business works – you could skip the country with the whole amount. So if you are EVER told to put a check for money that is not yours in your account, that lets you know someone is trying to pull a fast one on you. ***The image above is captured from an actual scam e-mail.

If you are looking at how to make money fast, don't just jump into something this silly. There are many legitimate work from home jobs (see some below) that will help you make money from home. Consider even looking at how to start an online business. There is no magic money making machine. You need to research well the companies who promise to show you how to earn money from home.

In the meantime, if you are really looking for a job and seek to make money online until you find the next ideal job, there is a couple of options for employment online:

Swagbucks.com

Swagbucks.com is the world's largest free online rewards program. You get paid by doing things online which you might do anyway, such as searching the web, discover products, take surveys, watch videos, or play games. You can also get free iTunes and Amazon cards. The company has a A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau. You can register for free HERE. They offer a $5 sign-up bonus.

GlobalTestMarket

If you are into paid surveys, this is the place. GlobalTestMarket is an industry leader in online research panels, where members are invited to participate in online surveys on numerous topics, and in return are eligible for cash or regular and frequent entry into sweepstakes. They also have A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau. You can register for free HERE.

 

How To Report The Work From Home Jobs: Regional Sales Representative Scam:

Make your family and friends aware of this scam by sharing it on social media using the buttons provided. You can also officially report the scammers to the Federal Trade Commission using the link below:

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