Work from home scams are on the rise. With thousands of jobs listed on Google for working from home, it's not surprising that scammers are out there to take advantage of you. This is an important issue involving many different types of scams. We'd like to share one type of work from home scam with you below.
You're in between jobs and see a post online for supplementing your income as a secret shopper. This sounds pretty easy and the pay isn't too bad. So you decide to give it a try and your new employer sends you a check with the following instructions: