Listen to me discuss my experience having once been recruited as a distributor in the classic business cult that is Amway, on the Life After MLM podcast.
As the cost of living crisis takes hold, determined WhatsApp job scammers impersonating Hays recruitment consultants are advertising fake jobs.
Last year I used Tinder to investigate romance scammers tugging at the purse strings of besotted would-be partners. After publishing the findings, a Hong Kong woman offered to help victims reclaim lost monies. What happened next was sad and exhausting.
Fraudsters are impersonating the police and telephoning self-employed people to sell advertising in a fake crime prevention magazine. They claim to be partnered with Trading Standards.
Don’t be misled by this classic magazine advertising scam in which small businesses seeking exposure are hoodwinked by ruthless rogues claiming to be running a real charity. This particular operation is called “Kids for Life”. It was heavily criticised on an edition of BBC Radio 4’s “You and Yours”.
Get wise to this socially-engineered credit card fraud operation that hinges on the recipient invoicing someone who is not who they say they are for a project that doesn’t exist.
Hold on to your lunch money. There’s a UK internet business lead generator outfit operating under false pretenses and making misleading claims…