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Subject:Fraud on the internet From:Janet Attard <j -dot- attard -at- GENIE -dot- GEIS -dot- COM> Date:Thu, 28 Jul 1994 03:59:00 UTC
Just a brief note about the comments on fraud: The best motto
to remember is "If it sounds to good to be true, it is."
For those of you who are interested in making extra money at home or in
switching to full-time self-employment, the very best way to make money
on your own is to do what you are expert at doing in an industry you
know inside and out. Don't try to buy into businesses (whether
advertised on the internet or elsewhere) you know nothing about. And DO
take the time to find out if there really is a market for what you want
to sell before spending any significant sum of money, or quitting your
full-time jobs. There are lots of legitimate ways to make a good living
on your own, but there's also a ton of hype and scams and very
questionable business "opportunity" advertising around.
Let common sense and a realization that there is NO easy road to riches
be your guide.
author, The Home Office and Small Business Answer Book