Friday, November 12, 2010

Watch Out For The Internet Business Pitfalls

Like the author wrote: Alfred Hill

Have you received an electronic mail from a complete stranger asking you for your bank account information so they can use it to transfer huge amounts of money and in turn, you will be compensated for it with a commission that is too good to be true. Of course, no one in their right frame of mind would believe such hoax. These are mere scams that only serve to illegally obtain delicate information from unknown people and get quick cash in the process. A lot of these emails have been disseminated all these years and they are so unbelievable in itself because they are not well constructed and are peppered by countless grammatical lapses. But if you are not aware of these, you can read the information below:

The following are some of the most well-known scams that have gained notoriety in the world wide web over the years:

The first one is the Get-Paid Program. Firstly, here is a tidbit: Not all of these get paid programs are scams but the catch it, 99 percent of them really are. If you are a fan of these programs, do not venture into any of them. In reality, it is hard to find which are legitimate and which are not. You might find more luck looking for that proverbial needle on the haystack. But here is a tip: If a get paid program you see will ask you to pay any fee upfront, it is usually a scam. Keep that in mind.

Another one is those work from home scams. Again, these scams usually ask for an upfront payment that is usually attributed to certain software that you need to buy for you to start working. Do not pay anything. They would eventually vanish into thin air once they get the payment. And your work-from-home opportunity goes away from you in a similar manner.

Next comes the so called task of email processing. This is just a bunch of bollocks as the only intended purpose of it all is for you to spam people. You are promised a huge sum of compensation by only forwarding emails. Bear in mind that as something that is not tantamount to hard work, hence, compensation. Usually people who are out for quick cash and are lazy fall for this.

The last on the list is the chain emails. We heard of scams like the ever-famous enveloping stuffing and this is kind of the internet version of that. This usually entails people to do tasks that are non-sense and people who are greedy and sluggish go crazy about this because they are so against diligence and all for quick cash. But these are scams and you would not know it until these scammers are now getting rich and you are still the very same person.

So again, heed caution for everything that you see and read over at the Internet. If it is too good to be true or ask for any money upfront, it usually is a scam. Stay away from them. Huge compensation usually entails hard work so do not be a lazy bone and go out and work for that money