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Question DetailsAsked on 12/10/2014

is a scam

its work for at home moms mailing out packets

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A large percentage of these type firms are. Some are simply fronts to get you to send a check or credit card info which they can then use to run up charges on your account or to sell to others for that purpose, some play the game of endless charges - first for your membership or "franchise fee", then for a mailing list, then for supplies you ahve to buy from them at exhorbitant rates, etc, etc, some are pyramid schemes (which a quick we search indicates this one might be) where the way you make money is mailing out a single page instruction to people telling them to send so many $ to the company, which then send them the letter to send out to people to tell them to send in money - and you susposedly get a cut ofthe $ sent in. This is the old Popular mechanics be a millionaire ad scheme which the courts actually held to not be fraudulent because he did makek over a million $ doing it, by telling people to send him $5 or some such amount to learn how to become a millionaire - when he got the money he then sent them back a slip saying to put an ad in a magazine for peopleto send him money to tell them how to make a million $. One of the most fundamental pyramid schemes.

Basically speaking, in these days of computerized mailings and cheap zip-code presorted bulk mailing rates where you can send out a mailer for less than the cost of a first class stamp, do you really thinksomeone is going to pay you to stuff envelopes and mail them out - there HAS to be a catch.

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