Tag: mystery shopping

It sounds pretty good: you walk into a store like any other customer. Then 20 minutes later, you’re done, ready to write a report that will earn you $50. And then you can do it again.If Shopper Systems and some companies like it were to be believed...

It is tough enough to find a job or start your own business, even without scammers trying to take advantage. Today the FTC announced a major federal and state crackdown on scams that target people looking for jobs, extra income, or the chance to run...

Wiring money – through companies like MoneyGram and Western Union – is like sending cash. Once it’s gone, you can’t get it back. That’s one reason scammers often insist that people wire money, especially to addresses...

There are plenty of legitimate mystery shopping opportunities out there, but legitimate companies won’t ask you to pay an application fee, nor will they ask you to deposit a check and wire money to someone else. The Bait: You’re...