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Work from home scams

With an increasing number of people keen to work from home and be their own boss, unscrupulous characters are cashing in by scamming innocent people. They promise the world and delivery very little – in fact you may even end up worse-off after paying out for ‘information packs’ and ‘memberships’ with no promise of work.

A saying that is always true when looking for work to do from home: "If it looks too good to be true, it probably is."

Common scams

Beware of common work from home scams including envelope stuffing, job scams, assembly work and data entry

How to avoid scams

There are people out there keen to take what's yours. Follow our tips on how to avoid common work from home scams to increase your chances of staying safe.

What to do following a scam

If you have fallen foul of a work from home scam, don't panic. Take a look at our recommendations on how to deal with the situation.

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