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Question DetailsAsked on 2/22/2017

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Put the word localmailing into the Ask box above, and it will show several links to previous responses to similar questions about localmailing.

Basically, if it sounds too good to be true it is - and be aware many or most of these "work at home" schemes are scams or pyramid schemes. Consider that commercial bulk mailing printer/stuffer machines cna turn out a mailer, in envelope or folder and addressed and stamped for about the cost of a normal first class stamp itself (which is what you would be using to do mailings), so why would a legitimate company pay someone postage plus a per-envolope fee when it can be done commercially for less than the stamp you would be putting on it?

Many, many of these are pyramid schemes (the only way you make money is getting other suckers to sign up and pay an up-front fee "for supplies" or such, which you get a cut of as the referrer), or they charge for up-front supplies or continuing supplies that you have to use (which comes out of your pocket), or they are just after your first check or credit card payment to sign up to get the account to steal from it or to sell the information on the web to others who will steal from your accounts.

I have never read an account, since about the 60's (before commercial envelope stuffing and mailing machines), or a legitimate mail-from-home employment opportunity. And this is one of the top scams listed on BBB and government consumer fraud protection sites.

Answered 3 years ago by LCD

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