on the job. Work-from-Home Scams

January 2011
PN;Jan2011, Vol. 65 Issue 1, p60
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the work-from-home scams in the U.S. that may result to a loss of money among consumers who unknowingly help cyber criminals in laundering stolen funds. It describes the nature of such schemes and the coordinated effort of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), federal agencies and state law-enforcement officials to address the fraudulent activities. Ways for protecting a person from such scams are also provided.


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